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Lawyers at centre-stage during impeachment debate
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The historic debate in the Rajya Sabha on the motion for removing from office Justice Soumitra Sen of Calcutta High Court saw legal lumaniries at their oratorical best in supporting the measure - with a lone voice of dissent.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 11:44:00 PM

Rajya Sabha makes history; votes for Justice Sen's impeachment
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Creating history by voting for the impeachment of a sitting judge, the Rajya Sabha Thursday approved a motion requesting President Pratibha Patil to pass an order for removing Soumitra Sen as a judge of the Calcutta High Court.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 11:00:06 PM

People fast for third day in Chennai for Hazare
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) The mood Thursday remained upbeat among the people who gathered at a construction site in the upmarket Adyar area here on the third day of a relay fast in support of activist Anna Hazare's demand for a strong anti-corruption bill.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 10:39:30 PM

Rahul is not a parrot: Renuka
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Congress Thursday hit out at those questioning party general secretary Rahul Gandhi's silence on the Anna Hazare issue, saying he was not a 'parrot'.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 10:34:39 PM

Justice Soumitra Sen's impeachment: What next?
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Thursday passed a motion asking President Pratibha Patil to remove Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High Court. Here are the facts of the case.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 10:22:35 PM

Rajya Sabha creates history; votes for Justice Sen's impeachment
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Creating history by voting for the impeachment of a sitting judge, the Rajya Sabha Thursday approved a motion requesting President Pratibha Patil to pass an order for removing Soumitra Sen as a judge of the Calcutta High Court.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 8:56:06 PM

Jethmalani tears apart Justice Sen's defence
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Taking a dig at Justice Soumitra Sen, against whom the Rajya Sabha passed an impeachment motion Thursday, former law minister and Bharatiya Janata Party member Ram Jethmalani tore apart the Calcutta High Court judge's defence in the upper house.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 8:28:52 PM

Mumbai dabbawalas' first-ever strike - for Anna
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Striking work for the first time in their 120-year history, Mumbai's famed dabbawalas will Friday join protests in support of activist Anna Hazare in his fight for a strong Lokpal bill.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 8:27:12 PM

Government bends, Anna to fast at Ramlila ground
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) On the third day of protests across India, the government blinked Thursday and allowed the fasting and still in jail Anna Hazare to hold his indefinite hunger strike at the spacious Ramlila ground here.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 8:27:02 PM

CBI launches massive searches in Jagan, Emaar cases
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) In one of its biggest operations, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday conducted searches in seven cities across India in cases of alleged amassing of illegal assets by YSR Congress party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and irregularities in the Emaar township project here.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 8:02:59 PM

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