2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
SC cancels ‘tainted’ NDA-given oil outlets New Delhi, January 12
The Supreme Court today cancelled all allotments of oil outlets made during the NDA regime in violation of rules and procedures, but permitted some borderline cases after an inquiry committee of two retired judges had scrutinised 409 questionable allotments.
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Noida, January 12
There were two maids working in the Nithari's “khooni kothi”, D-5, in Sector 31 of Noida. When Nanda, the second maid, came to know about the beastly activities of Moninder Singh Pandher and his servant, Surinder Koli, she was sexually abused and then killed by the notorious duo.
Doctors from AIIMS and CBI team members inspect the residence of Moninder Singh Pandher at Noida on Friday.
— Tribune photo by Rajeev Tyagi
SC rejects pleas of Afzal, Shaukat New Delhi, January 12
The Supreme Court today dismissed curative petitions of Parliament attack case convicts, Mohammad Afzal Guru, awarded death sentence, and co-accused Shaukat Hussain Guru, given 10-years rigorous imprisonment.
A four-Judge Bench, headed by outgoing Chief Justice Y.K. Sabharwal dismissed their petitions for reconsidering the apex court’s judgement of August, 2005.
New Delhi, January 12
The outgoing Chief Justice of India Y.K. Sabharwal today swore in three new Judges of the Supreme Court in a hurriedly called ceremony at a podium specially created by the Apex Court Bar Association for giving him farewell.
Chief Justice of India Y.K. Sabharwal administers the oath to Mr Justice H.S. Bedi appointing him a Supreme Court Judge in New Delhi on Friday. — A Tribune photo
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Sabharwal, we’ll miss you’
Outgoing Chief Justice of India Y K Sabharwal’s role as head of the
Judiciary today came in for special praise from the Supreme Court Bar
Association and the Government Law Officers, representing the Centre.
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SC lets out Sidhu on bail New Delhi, January 12
The Supreme Court today granted bail to former cricketer and BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu but questioned his plea for a stay on the conviction.
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Ganguly in, Sehwag out Indian selectors recalled former skipper Saurav Ganguly to the one-day squad on Friday but axed attacking batsman Virender Sehwag due to poor form. The 34-year-old batsman Ganguly was named in the 15-player squad chosen for the first two matches of the home series against West Indies starting on Jan 21.
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Dhaka, January 12
The Bangladeshi authorities withdrew curfew and restrictions on news bulletins by private television a day after President Iajuddin Ahmed declared a state of emergency to quell political violence triggered over the general elections.
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Fakhruddin Ahmed, former Governor of Bangladesh’s Central Bank, was today sworn in as head of the interim government tasked with steering the country out of its political crises by conducting national elections.
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