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Can't direct suspension of MPs, MLAs facing criminal cases: SC

Updated: 04 January 2013, Friday;13:45 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Friday declined to hear a plea for disqualification of Members of Parliament and Members of Legislative Assembly charge sheeted for crime against women but agreed to go into issues of fast track trial of rape cases and implementation of laws for safety of women....   | Read..
 

In Delhi, Judges take charge of new fast track courts for sexual offences

Updated: 04 January 2013, Friday;18:15 hrs (IST)
Six judicial officers on Friday took charge as judges of fast track courts set up in Delhi to try exclusively the cases of sexual offences including that of December 16 gangrape...   | Read..
 

Govt considers Kelkar panel report;diesel, LPG rates may go up

Updated: 04 January 2013, Friday;18:35 hrs (IST)
The Government may increase the prices of Diesel, kerosene and LPG or cooking gas prices soon as it considers the Vijay Kelkar Committee’s recommendations on reducing t...   | Read..
 

Leap from train to escape rape attempt

A pregnant lady was found unconscious on rail tracks in Bihar this afternoon, prompting police to investigate accounts that suggested she jumped off a train after a soldier t...   | Read..
 

In season of emotion, call for reason

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today called on Indian society to use reason rather than emotion to resolve controversial issues — a suggestion that acquired a degree...   | Read..
 

Bose jinx test for private sector

A new science and technology policy unveiled by the Union government today seeks to dramatically increase India’s expenditure on research and development, but senior sc...   | Read..
 

HC orders more tribunals

A full bench of Gauhati High Court today passed a landmark judgment that could change the way the state government machinery approached detection and deportation of illegal m...   | Read..
 

Public ire fails to curb sex crimes

A senior Congress leader from the Bodoland Territorial Areas District, Bikram Singh Brahma, was today arrested from Chirang district on charges of rape....   | Read..
 

Jawan held for molest attempt

A jawan of the 34th CRPF battalion was arrested this evening for trying to rape a speech-impaired woman at Chauldhowa Adarsh village, 18km from the district headquarters ...   | Read..
 

Ramesh letter urges dairy board rethink

The ugly spat between the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) and the state animal husbandry department may have ended a five-year-old partnership and raised hopes of an...   | Read..
 

CM nixes ally hot seat claim

For the first time since Jharkhand’s ruling coalition began bobbing in choppy waters of uncertainty, Arjun Munda today categorically said his party, the BJP, never had ...   | Read..
 
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