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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    India’s Sahara group boss Subrata Roy attacked with ink at court

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 07:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi A protester splattered the boss of India’s giant Sahara group with ink on Tuesday as he arrived at the Supreme Court for a hearing over delays in repaying billions of dollars to small investors. The shirtless protester attacked flamboyant billionaire Subrata Roy, whose face was blackened with the ink, as he reached the top court in New Delhi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1440231/indias-sahara-group-boss-subrata-roy-attacked-ink-court
  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    Judge orders first death sentences over multiple rapes in Mumbai

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 07:40pm by AFP

    ... sentences to be handed down for multiple sex attacks since the law was toughened last year. The sentences were announced at a court in Mumbai on the same day that a judge jailed 24 men ... their fate, while one of their mothers was removed from the court for swearing. The 22-year-old photographer was gang raped while on assignment with a male colleague in the overgrown mill compound, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1464849/judge-orders-first-death-sentences-over-multiple-rapes-mumbai
  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Sahara employees help to raise 300b rupee bail for Subrata Roy

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:31am by AFP

    ... collected in an illegal investment scheme. Earlier last week, the Supreme Court ordered Roy, who has a mansion modelled on the US White House, to post the bail. In a statement, Sahara said the move ... billion rupees from millions of small savers through an illegal bond scheme. Regulators ordered the group to pay back the money with 15 per cent interest, even though the Supreme Court said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1461213/sahara-employees-help-raise-300b-rupee-bail-subrata-roy
  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    India starts biggest day of voting with Hindu nationalists gaining strength

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 02:30pm by Reuters in Bangalore

    ... the riots and a Supreme Court inquiry found no evidence to prosecute him. In an interview with ANI television news on Wednesday, Modi accused journalists of seeking to smear him over the riots. Amit ... ally, in a polling station set up in a government school. Indian elections are notoriously hard to forecast due to the country’s diverse electorate and parliamentary system in which local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1485919/india-starts-biggest-day-voting-hindu-nationalists-gaining-strength
  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian court hands down life sentences for four men convicted of gang rape

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 08:07pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi An Indian court sentenced four men to life in prison on Friday for raping a call-centre operator last year inside an abandoned textile mill in the financial hub of Mumbai. Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam said the Mumbai court delivered the maximum punishment to the four after finding them guilty of rape, unnatural sex and abduction. The court delayed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1454225/indian-court-hands-down-life-sentences-four-men-convicted-gang-rape
  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Billionaire Nandan Nilekani tells Bangalore voters he can't be bought

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:47pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post in Bangalore India's richest candidate for parliament strolls IT capital promising to shake up corrupt system Billionaire on the Bangalore beat He is the richest ... in India's parliament. He represents a new kind of candidate- an urban professional who rose on his own merit, not through the country's corruption-prone political system. Nilekani's is one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1484601/billionaire-nandan-nilekani-tells-bangalore-voters-he-cant-be-bought
  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Narendra Modi's closest aide, Amit Shah, banned for inciting Muslims

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by Reuters

    ... statements in recent days to court the votes of Muslims- a significant vote bank in Uttar Pradesh. Maoist rebels killed 14 people in two poll-related blasts in the insurgency-hit state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1479360/narendra-modis-closest-aide-amit-shah-banned-inciting-muslims
  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    Justice in India hindered by overloaded legal system

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 05:34pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... and ensuring cases are trial ready. Court procedures lack flexibility and often involve excruciating layers of paperwork. The commission has suggested the entire legal system be overhauled, with more ... in India’s top court, said the prosecution had put up such a massive witness list because of the high profile nature of the case. She also criticised the fast track court system, saying it promised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1295276/justice-india-hindered-overloaded-legal-system
  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    In India’s Bihar state, convicted politicians turn to wives to hold office

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:06pm by SHAIKH AZIZUR RAHMAN

    ... Court ruling last year that barred people convicted of crimes carrying prison terms of at least two years from continuing to serve in office or running again in federal and state elections, ... in his stead as an RJD candidate in the seat of Saran, known as a stronghold of the party. While the Supreme Court ruling has prevented many politicians with convictions from running, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1469906/indias-bihar-state-convicted-politicians-turn-wives-hold-office
  10. Lifestyle - Books - INDIA

    Book review: A Strange Kind of Paradise: India Through Foreign Eyes, by Sam Miller

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 12:40pm by Victoria Burrows

    ... A mosquito-ridden tract of swampland as big as four tennis courts is all that is still visible of Pataliputra, the first great Indian city and capital of the Mauryan empire of Ashoka the Great. The empire, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1464714/book-review-strange-kind-paradise-india-through-foreign-eyes-sam

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