Lawyers' protest continues for fourth day

03 April 2008 at 17:29

The indefinite strike by over 80,000 lawyers of the Patna High Court and subordinate courts in Bihar demanding withdrawal of the hike in court fees continuedfor the fourth day on Thursday.Hundreds of lawyers blocked the busy Ashok Rajpath near Pirbah

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Tikait arrest to enforce law: Mayawati

02 April 2008 at 23:22

Tikait arrest to enforce law: Mayawati The arrest of BKU leader Mahendra Singh Tikait is to enforce the rule of law and not out of any personal or caste enmity, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has said, she said there has been criticism that th

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HC issues notice to Mayawati on Centre's tax evasion plea

02 April 2008 at 23:22

HC issues notice to Mayawati on Centre's tax evasion plea The Delhi High Court has sought a response from UP Chief Minister Mayawati on a petition filed by the Centre challenging the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal's decision giving her a clean chit i

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Govt can't arbitrarily restrict land use by its owner: SC

02 April 2008 at 23:22

Govt can't arbitrarily restrict land use by its owner: SC The Supreme Court has said the Government cannot arbitrarily restrict the use of a land by its owner as it would severely curtail his right to possess property. "The power to restrict the use

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PIL on doping test: HC seeks report from Centre

02 April 2008 at 23:22

Observing that there should be a doping-free environment in view of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, the Delhi High Court sought a reply from the Center on a PIL alleging that the Indian Olympic Association was ignoring international guidelines on the ma

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SC cautions HCs on quashing dowry cases

02 April 2008 at 23:22

The Supreme Court has asked High Courts to quash criminal proceedings against accused in dowry cases only under exceptional circumstances otherwise it may amount to injustice to women who are complainants in these matters."The court must be careful t

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Pay Comm: Service chiefs submit p'sals for changes

02 April 2008 at 08:40

Pay Comm: Service chiefs submit p'sals for changes New Delhi, Apr 1 (PTI) Aiming for modifications in the Sixth Pay Commission's recommendations, Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee Admiral Sureesh Mehta and Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor today

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Ketan Parekh, five others sentenced to one-year RI

02 April 2008 at 08:40

Ketan Parekh, five others sentenced to one-year RI Mumbai, Apr 1 (UNI) Stockbroker Ketan Parekh was today sentencedto one-year rigorous imprisonment by a special court here alongwith five others in the 1992 stocks scam.Justice M V Kanade, pronounci

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CBI submits twelfth charge sheet, gives clean chit to Pandher

02 April 2008 at 08:40

CBI submits twelfth charge sheet, gives clean chit to Pandher CBI has once again given clean chit to the prime accused of Nithari serial killing case Moninder Singh Pandher in its twelfth charge sheet, submitted to the court on Tuesday. CBI submitted

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Refund of Service Tax on cetain taxable services

01 April 2008 at 23:59

REFUND OF SERVICE TAX ON CERTAIN TAXABLE SERVICES ATTRIBUTABLE TO EXPORT GOODS EXTENDED ------------------------------------------------Government has issued Notification No. 17/2008-ST dated 01.04.08, extending refund of service tax paid by exporter

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Don't rush to court over matters related to governance: SC

01 April 2008 at 23:15

New Delhi, Apr 1 (PTI) Citizens unhappy with the performance of an elected government should vote it out of power rather than rushing to a court which "is not a remedy for all evils," the Supreme Court said today."This is democracy where elections ar

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SC seeks Tamil Nadu's response on abolition of CET

01 April 2008 at 23:11

The Supreme Court has sought a response from the Tamil Nadu govt on a petition seeking revival of the Common Entrance Test (CET), abolished last year, for admissions to professional courses in the state for academic session 2008-09.A Bench headed by

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Marriage cannot be dissolved at the drop of a hat: HC

01 April 2008 at 23:11

Couples seeking divorce will not be able to untie the knot quickly with a court ruling in Mumbai that the one-year mandatory period of separation cannot be shortened under any circumstance. The Bombay High Court gave the ruling while dismissing a pet

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Maheswar Mohanty resigns on charges of sexual abuse

01 April 2008 at 15:10

Maheswar Mohanty resigns on charges of sexual abuse Facing sexual abuse charges, Orissa Speaker Maheswar Mohanty resigned on Monday and a senior minister was sacked for allegedly instigating a woman employee of the assembly to sully his reputation.

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Accused of sexual abuse, Orissa Speaker resigns

01 April 2008 at 15:03

Accused of sexual abuse, Orissa Speaker resigns Bhubaneswar, Mar.31 (PTI) Facing sexual abuse charges, Orissa Speaker Maheswar Mohanty resigned today and a senior minister was sacked for allegedly instigating a woman employee of the assembly to su

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Nand Lal released, vows to fight 'till the end'

01 April 2008 at 15:03

Nand Lal released, vows to fight 'till the end' Maharashtra's Election Commissioner Nand Lal sent to jail by the state Assembly was released as he challenged his conviction in the High Court and braced for a confrontation with CM Vilasrao Deshmukh ac

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Tax deductors to quote PAN in TDS returns

01 April 2008 at 13:39

TAX DEDUCTORS TO QUOTE PAN IN TDS RETURNS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Income Tax department had on 26.3.2008 advised all tax deductors to invariably quote PAN in their TDS returns in all cases

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SC issues notice to financial analyst on SEBI's plea

01 April 2008 at 06:21

SC issues notice to financial analyst on SEBI's plea The Supreme Court issued notice to financial analyst and TV personality Mathew Easow for allegedly advising investors to buy certain scrips, while he himself was selling those stocks. The bench hea

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CJI for mediation, resolving disputes at pre-litigation stage

01 April 2008 at 06:21

CJI for mediation, resolving disputes at pre-litigation stage It is the duty of the judiciary to see that people do not lose faith in it and resort to violence to show their dissatisfaction, Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishnan on Saturday said fa

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Corporates pay lower salaries to peons, clerks: Pay Panel

01 April 2008 at 06:21

Corporates pay lower salaries to peons, clerks: Pay Panel New Delhi, Mar 30 (PTI) Corporates are poor paymasters when it comes to rewarding lower level employees such as peons and clerks, says a study commissioned by the Sixth Pay Commission.The g

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