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Governor can sanction Minister's prosecution, says Supreme Court
NEW DELHI, NOV. 5. The Supreme Court today held that the Governor of a State could independently accord sanction for prosecution of a Minister in prevention of corruption cases without the "aid and advice" of the Council of Ministers. A ...
S.C. rules against quota within quota
NEW DELHI, NOV. 5. The Supreme Court today held that the micro-classification of Scheduled Castes into sub-groups and fixing different percentages of reservation for them within the overall Scheduled Caste quota was unconstitutional. A ...
Arafat: the vigil continues
PARIS, NOV. 5. Wilting flowers and gutted candles mark the spot where over a hundred supporters of Yasser Arafat mounted an all-night vigil in front of the Percy military hospital where the Palestine Liberation Organisation leader hovers between ...
Inflation rises again
NEW DELHI, NOV. 5.Despite static petroleum prices till yesterday, the inflation rate has climbed up to 7.38 per cent for the week ended October 23 from 7.1 per cent in the preceding two weeks. The latest surge in inflation is being attributed to ...
NEW DELHI, NOV. 5.The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today suggested a ``dialogue between nations and a confluence of civilizations.'' He said these were needed to deal with the challenges of globalisation, terrorism and a possible clash of ...
VHP boycotts RSS meeting
HARIDWAR, NOV. 5. The differences in the Sangh Parivar came out in the open today, with the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) top brass boycotting the first day's session of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) national executive here protesting the ...
NDA defers meeting
NEW DELHI, NOV. 5. The National Democratic Alliance meeting to resolve the controversy over the BJP reverting to its Hindutva agenda has been postponed by a day. It will now be held on November 15. UNI ...
Railways to introduce e-ticketing
NEW DELHI, NOV. 5. The Railways plans to introduce e-ticketing as a pilot scheme on selected Shatabdi Express trains by allowing the passengers to print their own tickets. The new system will lead to decongestion of the computerised passenger ...
Left parties plan stir
KOLKATA, NOV. 5. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) will stage nation-wide protests against the Centre's decision to raise the price of petroleum products, including Liquefied Petroleum Gas. The decision had been taken against the wishes ...
India repatriates Pak. fishermen
NEW DELHI, NOV. 5.India today decided to release and repatriate 25 Pakistani nationals back to their country on November 9. They have completed their jail sentences. ...
Sales Tax on software: S.C.
NEW DELHI, NOV. 5.The Supreme Court today ruled that computer software is liable to be taxed under the provisions of the Sales Tax Act.