BJP Kerala chief moves HC seeking quashing of FIR against him

Kochi:Kerala BJP president P S Sreedharan Pillai Friday moved the High Court seeking quashing of an FIR registered against him by the police for his speech on the Sabarimala protests. The first information report was registered in Kozhikode on a complaint by journalist Shybin alleging that Pillai, while addressing a meeting of the Bharatiya Janata […]

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BJP Kerala chief moves HC seeking quashing of FIR against him

Kochi: Kerala BJP president P S Sreedharan Pillai Friday moved the High Court seeking quashing of an FIR registered against him by the police for his speech on the Sabarimala protests. The first information report was registered in Kozhikode on a complaint by journalist Shybin alleging that Pillai, while addressing a meeting of the Bharatiya Janata […]

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Obama asked to reach out to Modi

With exit polls suggesting that Bharatiya Janata Party leader Narendra Modi is likely to become India’s next prime minister, a leading US expert has suggested that the US reach out to him. “Whatever else may be believed about Modi, there is universal agreement that he is a decisive leader,” writes Ashley J Tellis, Senior Associate […]

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Trace Modi’s wife: Letter asks CJI, Delhi CJ

An advocate from Meerut has written a letter to the Chief Justice of India and Delhi High Court Chief Justice seeking their intervention for the “safety and security” of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s wife Jashodaben, alleging she has been “wrongfully confined at some unknown place”. “It is seriously apprehended that she has been […]

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CBI files another status report on coal scam probe

The Central Bureau of Investigation will on Monday file its fresh status report on coalgate before the Supreme Court. Notably, the CBI has found no criminality in the allocation of about 60 coal blocks, which are likely to be taken out of the purview of its ongoing probe after taking the Supreme Court’s permission. Although […]

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Court order on Gadkari’s plea Nov 17

In Delhi a court fixed Nov 17 to pronounce its order on a plea filed by BJP chief Nitin Gadkari seeking initiation of proceedings against Congress leader Digvijay Singh for alleged defamation. Metropolitan Magistrate Sudesh Kumar Oct 16 reserved the order for Nov 2 on summoning Digvijay Singh over the defamation complaint by the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) chief. It was deferred for […]

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Kasab’s mercy plea rejected (Second Lead)

On Tuesday, India’s home ministry recommended the rejection of the mercy petition of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab, lone survivor among the 26/11 attackers. The mercy petition made to the president by Kasab, after the Supreme Court Aug 29 upheld his death sentence, has been rejected and the recommendation in this regard forwarded to the president. A […]

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Telangana protesters refuse to disperse

Braving heavy rain, thousands of protesters demanding a separate Telangana state refused to leave Necklace Road here even as the deadline set by police ended Sunday evening. The marchers earlier clashed with security personnel. Police used water cannons to disperse protesters after they squatted on the road on the banks of Hussain Sagar lake. Telangana […]

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Plea on political donations to be heard Sep 26

The chief information commissioner (CIC) will Sep 26 hear a plea asking political parties to give out information on donations received by them, said NGO Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) Saturday. The ADR approached the CIC in March 2011 as save for the Communist Party of India (CPI), no other national political party had provided […]

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NHRC urged to help woman who tried to end life

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has been urged to help a woman who tried to end her life outside the Gurgaon deputy commissioners office on April 24 after being cheated in a land deal. The Bharatiya Janata Partys human rights cell has written to the NHRC chairman get the woman justice. We have requested the […]

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