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Court commutes death penalty of minor’s rapist, killer

Court commutes death penalty of minor’s rapist, killer

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday commuted the death penalty of a man, convicted of raping and killing a minor girl, to life imprisonment.

The decision was taken by a division bench of Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice Suresh Kait, who ordered that the convict Ranjeet

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Apex court rules in favour of reserved category candidates

Apex court rules in favour of reserved category candidates

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said if a candidate belonging to the reserved category succeeds on merit in the civil services examination, he or she could still migrate to the reserved category to avail a post on preferential basis.

The apex court's constitution bench of Chief Justice

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Pakistani hides inside car dashboard to enter Hungary

Pakistani hides inside car dashboard to enter Hungary

Budapest, May 7 (DPA) Hungarian customs officers searching a Greek-registered Alfa Romeo car were surprised to find a man hiding in a 'cramped, airless' cavity under the dashboard, officials said Friday.

Both the Greek driver and the man, a Pakistani citizen, were handed over to Hungarian police, spokesman for the Hungarian

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Court issues notice to media house

Court issues notice to media house

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to a media house for telecasting and publication of tapes and script of the purported conversation between Communication and IT Minister A. Raja and corporate lobbyist Niira Radia.

Justice V.K. Shali issued notice to the TV Today Group, which

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No arbitrary removal of governors: Supreme Court

No arbitrary removal of governors: Supreme Court

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) In an indictment of the Congress-led ruling combine's first term, the Supreme Court Friday ruled that the governors cannot be removed on grounds of 'lack of confidence' or 'conflict of political and ideological opinions' with the party in power at the centre.

A constitution bench of

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Governors cannot be removed arbitrarily: Supreme Court

Governors cannot be removed arbitrarily: Supreme Court

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) In an indictment of the Congress-led ruling combine's first term, the Supreme Court Friday said state governors cannot be removed on the grounds of 'lack of confidence' or 'conflict of political and ideological opinions' with the party in power in New Delhi.

A constitution bench of

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Police told to file FIR against slain scribe’s boyfriend

Police told to file FIR against slain scribe’s boyfriend

Ranchi, May 7 (IANS) A Jharkhand court Friday directed police to lodge a first information report (FIR) against Priyabhanshu Ranjan, boyfriend of Delhi scribe Nirupama Pathak who died under mysterious circumstances April 29.

The court directed police to lodge an FIR against Ranjan under different sections of the Indian Penal Code

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Reliance gas ruling protects our interests: Anil Ambani

Reliance gas ruling protects our interests: Anil Ambani

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Reliance Natural Resources chairman Anil Ambani Friday said the Supreme Court verdict on Krishna-Godavari gas dispute safeguarded the interests of his group's 11 million shareholders and ruled out any review petition for the moment.

Addressing a teleconference, he said the apex court has made it clear

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Islamic scholars, clerics hail Kasab’s death penalty

Islamic scholars, clerics hail Kasab’s death penalty

Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) Stating that Islam condemns terrorism in all forms, leading Islamic scholars and clerics Friday welcomed the death sentence for Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab, one of the 10 marauders captured alive during the Nov 26-28, 2008, Mumbai attack.

Both Shia and Sunni scholars expressed their vehement condemnation

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Islamic scholars, clerics hail death for Kasab

Islamic scholars, clerics hail death for Kasab

Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) Stating that Islam condemns terrorism in all forms, leading Islamic scholars and clerics Friday welcomed the death sentence for Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving gunman captured during the November 2008 Mumbai attack.

Both Shia and Sunni scholars expressed their vehement condemnation of Kasab's role

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