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Roman Polanski wants to get rape case dismissed

 Roman Polanski has enlisted an attorney to help him close the long-simmering statutory rape case first brought against him in 1977.

Judge dismisses lawsuit in Italian kidnapping case

A judge threw out a former State Department official`s lawsuit demanding diplomatic immunity against charges she helped kidnap a terrorism suspect.

Manipur blockade: BJP for dismissal of Cong govt

With the economic blockade in
Manipur still continuing, BJP on Friday demanded dismissal of the
Congress-led Ibobi Singh government.

HC dismisses petitions challenging Haj policy

Bombay High Court on Wednesday dismissed
petitions filed by those private tour operators who were held
ineligible for Haj pilgrimage.

Egyptians extend protest, dismiss army, PM pledges

More than 1,000 Egyptians extended protest in central Cairo to a fifth day on Tuesday after dismissing PM`s pledge to reshuffle the cabinet.

CWG: Bail plea of former OC official dismissed

The bail plea of CWG Organising
Committee (OC) former Deputy Director General Surjeet Lal,
arrested for his alleged role in awarding a contract to a
Swiss firm at an exorbitant cost, was dismissed today by a
Delhi court.

Rahul as UP CM? Congress dismisses report

Congress on Wednesday dismissed reports
which spoke of possibility of projecting Rahul Gandhi as its
UP Chief Ministerial candidate.

UP Oppositon demands dismissal of Mayawati govt

Accusing Mayawati government of
perpetrating "jungle raj", the Opposition in Uttar Pradesh
on Saturday demanded dismissal of the ministry and imposition of
President`s rule in the state.

2G scam: Pawar dismisses Radia`s claim again

Union Agriculture Minister
Sharad Pawar on Friday brushed aside the claim of corporate
lobbyist Niira Radia about his alleged links DB Realty, whose
telecom arm has been linked to the 2G scam.

HC dismisses plea for media restriction on legal reporting

The Kerala High court today dismissed
a petition seeking imposition of restrictions on media`s right
to publish news regarding the legal system or its proceedings.

Govt dismisses reports of `poor floor management`

Government on Friday dismissed
reports that it had bungled in the Lok Sabha yesterday at the
time of introduction of a bill to regulate pension funds when
BJP came to its rescue.

Congress dismisses Jaitley`s suggestion on PM`s remarks

Congress on Friday dismissed Arun
Jaitley`s suggestion that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s dig
at BJP leader L K Advani about his ambition to occupy the top
post was in fact aimed at politics of leadership in Congress.

HCs can entertain petitions even after we dismiss it: SC

SC said mere observations made by it cannot be treated as a law or a precedent and a review petition in exceptional circumstances can be filed in High Courts even after the apex court had
dismissed a special leave petition.

Pak court dismiss plea on `possible` jail shifting of Davis

A Pakistani court has dismissed a
petition asking it to direct authorities not to allow the
"possible" shifting of CIA contractor Raymond Davis from Kot
Lakhpat Jail to Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi.

Antony dismisses demands for withdrawal of AFSPA from J&K

Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday dismissed demands for the withdrawal of AFSPA from Jammu and Kashmir, saying infiltration attempts were still continuing and terrorists could not be given any "opportunity to succeed" there.

Cong dismisses Shourie`s claim of telling PM about 2G `loot`

Congress rebutted former Telecom Minister Arun Shourie`s reported claim that he had apprised PM Manmohan Singh of the Spectrum scam and said it was a "travesty of truth" and is a "conscious attempt to confuse and confound".

Talwars dismiss CBI allegations of trying to influence doctor

The dentist couple Rajesh and
Nupur Talwar on Friday dismissed CBI`s allegations in the closure
report in their daughter Aarushi murder case that they have
tried to influence the doctor who conducted the postmortem.

Cong dismisses suggestions of growing rift with DMK

Amid Rahul Gandhi`s tour of Tamil
Nadu, Congress on Wednesday dismissed suggestions of a growing rift
between it and the DMK in the poll-bound state in the wake of
the 2G spectrum scam.

Bail applications of PCPA leaders dismissed

Bail applications of Chhatradhar
Mahato, the leader of Maoist-backed PCPA in Lalgarh, and
another leader of the outfit were not pursued and as such
dismissed by the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday.

SC dismisses Karnataka chief whip plea on disqualification row

Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed an appeal of the Karnataka government`s chief whip challenging a high court order allowing disqualified Independent MLAs to amend their petition and application for putting additional grounds.