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Sanjay Dutt Jail Sentence: Do Munnabhai Deserve A Less Severe Punishment?

Is everyone - millionaires to paupers and laymen to celebrities - equal before the law? If yes, why people question the verdict of the Supreme Court (SC) on actor Sanjay Dutt in connection with the 1993 Mumbai blasts case? Should celebrities be treated like any other Indian citizens in court? Mar 23, 2013
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Justice Katju Asks Maharashtra Governor to Pardon Sanjay Dutt [FULL TEXT]

Press Council of India chief Justice Markandey Katju in a letter to Governor of Maharashtra has appealed to pardon the actor Sanjay Dutt, who was sentenced for five years of jail on Thursday by Supreme Court for illegal possession of a pistol and a rifle during the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts. Mar 22, 2013
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India-Italy Relations: Blunders Committed by Both Countries; What Really Went Wrong?

The good relations that India and Italy have been enjoying for decades almost kissed the dust over the recent diplomatic row in connection with the two Italian marines accused of murdering Indian fishermen. Everything would fall into place now as Italy has decided to send back the two marines to India for further trial. Mar 22, 2013
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Parliament Passes Anti-Rape Bill

The new anti-rape bill calls for death penalty in a case which leads to the victim's death or which leaves the victim in a vegetative state and also for the repeat offenders. Mar 22, 2013
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India-Italy Relations: Marines' Trial Begins at Home

Even as the diplomatic row between New Delhi and Rome continues, an Italian military prosecutor on Wednesday questioned the two marines who refused to return to India to stand trial for the murder of two Indian fishermen last year. Mar 21, 2013