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Hurriyet leaders including Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Nayeem Khan, Zafar Akbar Butt, Mushtaq-ul-Islam, Aiyaz Akbar, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Ghulam Mohammad Ganai, Mir Hafizullah, Sirajuddin Mir, Mohammad Jamal, Salman Yousuf, Ameer Hamza and many others continue to remain in illegal detention, which is an act of high-handedness, a Hurriyet leader told media men.
Mirza's master stroke: Minister has walked the talk by ordering a probe into the allegations of high-handedness from the part of a few EWA employees who had trespassed into a house to disconnect power.
The US authorities showing an increased high-handedness in the case arrested Krittika on mere suspicion.
Superintendent of Police, Bijapur, Prashant Agrawal, said: "Influenced by the surrender and rehabilitation policy of the administration, ten Maoists have laid down their arms and expressed disappointment over the high-handedness of senior cadres.
Complainants were bound to suffer high-handedness, he said, adding drivers and people were helpless.
He also stated that finance was given on favourable terms, and "entirely free of the usual meddling and high-handedness of some of the friends from outside".
Museveni said Chinese lending is also "completely free of the usual meddling and high-handedness of some of the friends from outside".
initiated case against Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom over alleged copyright violations by customers of the online storage firm is unraveling in New Zealand due to police missteps and American high-handedness.
Critics have slammed Najib s reform pledges as insincere ploys to garner voter support after Barisan Nasional suffered its worst performance ever at the last polls in 2008 amid corruption, high-handedness and other complaints.
This same media has laid the blame already for any inconvenience suffered by workers affected by the strikes at the feet of unions and their members with barely a mention of Government intransigence, high-handedness or culpability in the strikes.
The protesters allege high-handedness by the security forces and
Mr Miliband - the bookmakers' favourite to win the leadership contest - said: "Far from correcting them, failings - tactics, spin, high-handedness - intensified.
The PML-Q president strongly lashed out at the police high-handedness meted out to a teenager of his family and refuted the allegations in the police FIR that included the use of abusive language against the CM.
The apex court decision has vindicated the allegations of misuse and high-handedness of the SAD-BJP alliance to corner their political opponents.
Pushpa Kamal Dahal resigned as prime minister on May 4 stating that presidential high-handedness had created parallel power centres against the spirit of the interim constitution.