Putin signs anti-sanction decree

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to ban or limit the import of agricultural products from countries that imposed sanctions on Moscow, the Kremlin press office said Wednesday.

EU formally adopts Russia sanctions

The European Union formally adopted broad economic sanctions against Russia, hoping they will force Moscow to reverse course on the Ukraine crisis.

EU threatens tougher sanctions on Russia over Ukraine crisis

The EU moved closer to tightening sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine today, though stopping short of the tough line called for by Washington.

Two cops in a bribery case acquitted as court rejects sanction

A special court here has acquitted two policemen on the charge of accepting bribe of Rs 400 from a businessman in a cheque bounce case, on the ground that the Competent Authority had not applied its mind while granting sanction to prosecute them.

Russia says its nuclear contracts could be affected by sanction

The head of Russia state nuclear corporation Rosatom said on Thursday some of its international contracts could be affected by Western sanctions, RIA news agency reported.

No sanction needed to prosecute babu in court-monitored probe: SC

The Centre`s approval is not needed to prosecute senior bureaucrats in court-monitored corruption cases, the Supreme Court on Tuesday held.

US sanctions complicate nuclear issue: Iran

Iran has criticised the latest US sanctions which came into effect Monday, and said that imposing fresh sanctions only complicates its nuclear issue.

CVC awaits sanction to prosecute 45 govt officials for graft

The Central Vigilance Commission is awaiting sanction from different departments for over four months to prosecute 45 government officials, including IAS and IPS officers, for their alleged involvement in corruption.

US warns Pakistan over Iran-Pak gas pipeline project

The US has warned Pakistan that if it goes ahead with the construction of a USD 7.5 billion gas pipeline with Iran, sanctions would be triggered, even as a section of the project was inaugurated Tuesday.

Lokpal: Law Min against power to file chargesheet without sanction

The Law Ministry has opposed a provision in the Lokpal Bill which gives the ombudsman power to file charge sheet against a public servant without sanction.

Delhi blasts: Prosecution of accused sanctioned

A Delhi court trying the 2008
serial blasts in the capital was on Wednesday told that there was
proper sanction for prosecution of 13 accused.

MCD sanctions first online building plan

In a significant step towards e-governance, the the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) on Friday sanctioned its first building plan applied online.

US slaps sanctions against 3 Qaeda leaders in Pak

As a result of sanctions, US citizens are
prohibited from engaging in transactions with the three.

US slaps sanction on top Haqqani group commander

The US on Tuesday Haqqani network commander Sangeen Zadran designated
him as a foreign terrorist.

Karna Guv gives sanction to prosecute ex minister

Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj has
given sanction to Lokayukta police to prosecute former
minister Katta Subramanya Naidu in connection with the
Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board scam.

EU adopts fresh sanctions against Syria

EU foreign ministers looked to toughening action
against Syria after Assad`s latest pledges.

Sanctions hold up Iran nuclear drive: UN report

International sanctions
are slowing Iran`s nuclear program.

EU slaps sanctions on Syrian officials

Prez Assad`s brother heads a list of 13 officials subjected to EU sanctions.

Centre sanctions Rs 70 cr for Jammu airport project

The Centre has sanctioned Rs 70 crore
to expand and upgrade Jammu airport to increase its landing
surface and passenger-holding capacity from 200 to 700, a
Jammu and Kashmir Minister said on Tuesday.

Cong demands CBI probe into sanctioning of Kashipur plant

Alleging irregularities in the
allotment of a gas-based power plant to a private company at
Kashipur in Uttarakhand by the BJP government, the Congress
on Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the matter.