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  • Court rejected bail plea of Muzaffarnagar riot accused April 12, 2014

    A local court here has rejected the bail plea of an accused in a Muzaffaranagar riots case related to the killing of eight persons, including a woman, in Kutba village. Additional District Sessions Judge Jitendra Kumar on Friday rejected the bail plea of Kunwar Pal, one of the 50 accused in...
  • SC dismisses former HC judge Nirmal Yadav's plea on framing charges January 3, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmal Yadav's plea for stay on proceedings of trial court, which is set to frame charges against her in cash-at-judge's door scam, and pulled her up for adopting delaying tactics. A bench headed by Justice H L Dattu...
  • Delhi elections: Having 'little expectations', many use 'NOTA' option December 5, 2013

    New Delhi: A section of voters in Delhi chose to exercise the newly-introduced 'None Of The Above Option' (NOTA) option on Wednesday saying they have "little expectations" from any of the political parties engaged in the electoral battle. "This election has given us a unique opportunity of pressing the NOTA button,"...
  • Bail plea of 35 crew members of detained US ship rejected October 30, 2013

    Tuticorin: A sessions court on Wednesday rejected the bail petitions of the 35 crew members of US ship MV Seaman Guard Ohio, arrested on October 18 on charges of illegally carrying arms and straying into Indian waters. Judge Paul Durai rejected their bail petitions when the matter came up for hearing...
  • Political parties welcome SC order on 'negative voting' September 27, 2013

    New Delhi: In a landmark verdict on India's electoral system, the Supreme Court on Friday recognised the right to negative vote for the electorate in the country. Directing the Election Commission of India to have a 'none of the above' button on electronic voting machines (EVMs) and ballot papers which...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on the rejection of Asaram's bail plea September 21, 2013

    This week on the week that wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday rejected the bail application of self-styled godman Asaram in the sexual assault case of a 16-year-old girl. Also watch him talk about the Onion price rise and his take on Indian-American Nina Davuluri...
  • SC rejects Chautala's bail plea September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday rejected the bail plea of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala who along with his son was convicted in connection with the teachers' recruitment scam in the state. Brushing aside his plea that he be allowed to remain out of jail on account of...
  • British court denies bail plea of teenage girl charged with Sikh man's assault August 20, 2013

    A British court has rejected the bail plea of a teenage girl caught on video punching a 80-year-old Sikh man in the face and shoving him to the ground. Coral Millerchip, 19, was arrested on Friday and charged with assault of the man at Coventry, a city northwest of London. The British...
  • Struggle for Right to reject, Right to recall is on: Anna February 21, 2013

    Unnao: Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday said that his struggle was not over till the Right to reject and Right to recall was endorsed by Parliament. "Our struggle does not end with the Jan Lokpal issue. The struggle for Right to reject and Right to recall was still on....
  • Lokpal, right to reject can eliminate corruption: Anna February 18, 2013

    Hyderabad: Declaring that he would mobilize six crore people over next one and a half years for his anti-graft campaign, Anna Hazare on Sunday said Jan Lokpal alone cannot root out corruption and called for comprehensive electoral reforms and empowering of village-level bodies. Addressing a public meeting in Hyderabad, he said...
  • Hamid Ansari favours voters' right to reject candidates January 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday called for addressing limitations of the country's electoral system and favoured giving to voters the right to reject candidates to boost participation in the election process. Addressing a function on the third National Voters Day here, the vice president said that though voter...
  • Fight for Right to Reject after Lokpal: Anna Hazare December 13, 2012

    Varanasi: Anna Hazare on Wednesday said he will re-launch his agitation in Delhi if the government fails to bring a strong Lokpal law before 2014 and he will then focus on getting 'Right to Reject' for the people. The Gandhian, who is on a two-day visit in Varanasi along with...
  • AP: Court again rejects Jagan's bail plea in assets case December 4, 2012

    Hyderabad: A special court here on Tuesday dismissed another bail petition of YSR Congress Party leader Y S Jaganmohan Reddy in the alleged disproportionate assets case. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court dismissed the bail petition of Jagan, as the MP from Kadapa is popularly known. This was...
  • Andhra Pradesh rejects CBI plea to prosecute minister November 24, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh cabinet on Friday refused to give permission to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to prosecute a senior state cabinet minister in YSR Congress party leader Y S Jaganmohan Reddy's illegal assets case. The state cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, rejected...
  • DA case: SC rejects Jagan Mohan Reddy's bail plea October 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court rejected YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy's bail plea on Friday. Jagan Mohan has been in Chanchalguda prison in Hyderabad ever since his arrest nearly four months ago in connection with the disproportionate assets case. The CBI has said that it will take three more months...
  • Boxer Sangwan's complaint against jury rejected July 31, 2012

    London: India's protest against the controversial opening-round loss of boxer Sumit Sangwan (81kg) on Monday in the Olympic Games has been rejected by the jury that reviewed his bout against Brazilian Yamaguchi Falcao Florentino here. "The protest has been rejected. The reasons were not given to us but in cases like...
  • Nithyananda re-arrested, sent to preventive custody June 15, 2012

    Ramanagar: Just hours after being granted bail by a court, controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda was re-arrested on Thursday and remanded to one-day preventive custody on charges of disturbing the peace. Nithyananda, who was arrested on Wednesday after he appeared before a court to surrender in an assault case, was slapped with...
  • Anna makes strong pitch for Right to Reject June 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Stepping up his anti-graft offensive, Anna Hazare on Sunday made a strong pitch for 'Right to Reject' and said people with criminal cases pending against them should be kept out of Parliament using the clause. "Arvind (Kejriwal) has just said people with cases against them are sitting in Parliament...to...
  • File FIRs against corrupt ministers: Anna warns Govt March 26, 2012

    New Delhi: In what can be seen as an ultimatum to the government, anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare has calling for FIRs against 14 ministers for alleged corruption. Anna has warned a jail bharo andolan if no action is taken against the ministers by August. Setting a deadline for the government, Anna...
  • HC rejects Nithyananda disciple's bail plea January 7, 2012

    Chennai: Madras High Court has rejected the anticipatory bail plea of former disciple of controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda and another person, who apprehended arrest in connection with a blackmail complaint. The complaint by one Nithya Atma Prabhananda had accused the duo - Lenin alias Dithya Dharmanantha and K Kumar - ...
  • Right to reject manageable than recall: Khurshid October 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Law Minister Salman Khurshid on Tuesday said the 'Right to reject' candidates during election was a "more manageable idea" than the 'Right to recall' an elected lawmaker which was a "difficult" proposition. Referring to Team Anna's proposals on the two issues, Khurshid said some feel that before introducing the...
  • Hegde calls for a debate on electoral reforms October 17, 2011

    Bangalore: Team Anna member Santosh Hegde on Monday called for a wide debate on electoral reforms similar to the Lokpal Bill and sought to know why measures like 'Right to Recall' and 'Right to Reject' won't work in India. "I think there should be a debate (on electoral reforms) across the...
  • Rejection spawns ill health, anti-social feelings August 15, 2011

    Washington: Acceptance is fundamental to the well-being and worth of an individual. But its evil twin -- rejection -- spawns ill health and anti-social feelings, which can have damaging consequences. "If you turn on the television set and watch any reality TV programme, most of them are about rejection and acceptance,"...
  • Samjhauta blast: Aseemanand's bail rejected May 12, 2011

    Panchkula: Swami Aseemanand, an accused in the Samjhauta Blast case, on Thursday denied any role in the incident before a sessions court which rejected his bail plea and extended his custody till May 26. Assemanand's bail plea, filed on the ground that the NIA failed to file a charge sheet...
  • Batcha autopsy doctor's resignation rejected March 25, 2011

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government has rejected the resignation of the doctor who had conducted the postmortem on the body of Sadik Batcha, a close aide of former Union Telecom Minister A Raja. Batcha, who was under the CBI scanner, was found hanging at his house here on March 16...
  • Telangana meet: TRS rejects Chidambaram's appeal January 5, 2011

    Hyderabad: The TRS on Wednesday rejected a fresh appeal from Union Home Minister P Chidambaram to attend the meeting of political parties convened in Delhi on Thursday to discuss the Srikrishna committee report on Telangana, saying he did not reply to its objections. "Chidambaram has sent...
  • Out of poll race, Sharif at Bhutto's doors with boycott call December 4, 2007

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif met his political rival Benazir Bhutto on Monday night to persuade her to boycott the upcoming general election. The meeting took place hours after Sharif's nomination papers were rejected by poll officials due to his conviction on terrorism charges in 2000. Sharif's meeting with Bhutto, being...
  • Left nukes 123 deal, tells Centre not to go ahead August 7, 2007

    New Delhi: The Left parties have rejected the Indo-US civil nuclear agreement and asked the government not to proceed with operationalising it. The Left parties that support the UPA Government from outside met on Tuesday to adopt a balanced ideological approach to the 123 Agreement. After the meeting, they made...
  • Sharif spurns Mush's 'fair' deal July 28, 2007

    Islamabad: Former Pakistani Prime Minister in exile Nawaz Sharif has rejected President Pervez Musharraf's offer of ensuring that his party will have an 'equal and fair chance' to contest the general elections slated for later this year, a daily reported on Saturday. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Sharif rejected the offer...
  • ADAG SEZ in the line of Maya's fire June 20, 2007

    Uttar Pradesh: The Maya effect is beginning to take shape. Firmly settled in her Chief Ministerial chair, she is now taking her rivals on. First on her radar is Anil Ambani - brother-in-arms of former chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav. Mayawati's government has complained to the centre that the 2,500...