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Thursday , December 20 , 2012
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What top court ordered months ago, Centre scurries to do today

Sushil Kumar Shinde today announced some steps to prevent assaults in vehicles but the Supreme Court had listed two of these measures in an order in April....   | Read..

Faster trial, not death, needed: Lawyers

A law to punish rape with death looks improbable and would mean hanging around 60 people daily, lawyers said on a day the clamour for capital punishment grew in the after...   | Read..

Victim loses most of intestine

The gang-raped paramedical student today underwent a fifth surgery and “continues to be critical but stable”, doctors said....   | Read..

Rail vendor law hope

A change of guard at the railway ministry may have come as a relief for vendors operating at platforms as the government is likely to bring them under a planned law on re...   | Read..

Free ride on 2-lane roads

The Centre will not collect toll from two-lane highways, a move that would have meant higher costs for motorists but more revenue for the exchequer....   | Read..
Protesters at a rally outside the residence of Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday. (Reuters)
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Seven-year switch for clerks

The Centre has given an ultimatum to all ministries and departments to transfer all clerical st...   | Read..

Years on, no escape from trauma for two victims

One still bangs her head against walls. The other, though apparently “strong”, turn...   | Read..

Calcutta’s poet who was Rajasthan’s voice

When the 20-year-old Calcuttan moved Tagore to tears with his poem one balmy evening in 1939, the budding talent was not...   | Read..

SC groans under lower court burden

The Supreme Court’s workload has been “overflowing” with litigants often bypassing the lower judiciary...   | Read..

BJP quota rumblings

BJP MPs have questioned the party’s support in the Rajya Sabha to the bill on quota for Dalits and tribals in prom...   | Read..

India hunts for Twitter handler in US

Wanted in Washington, an @agent tweeter....   | Read..

Poll runner-up debate in SC

The Supreme Court has decided to examine afresh whether a candidate who had polled the second highest number of votes ca...   | Read..

Chit fund plea to PM

Left MPs today met the Prime Minister and demanded an inquiry against Bengal’s “dubious” chit funds, s...   | Read..