cogent evidence

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Noun1.cogent evidence - any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of somethingcogent evidence - any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something; "if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it"
evidence, grounds - your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief; "the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling"
confirmation, substantiation, verification, check - additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory"
validation, establishment - the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof
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While talking about countering terrorism, India accuses Pakistan of supporting terrorism without presenting cogent evidence.
He said the government should have presented cogent evidence against Radio Mashaal's management and the staff if they were really involved in any anti-Pakistan activities.
Dr Adejumo also said it was worrisome that the Lagos State University went ahead to sack members of the union, Drs Isaac Akinloye and Adebowale Adeyemi-suenu) for allegedly altering students' results and demanding money from students without cogent evidence and asked Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to intervene.
We are happy to point out that these allegations were not based on clear and cogent evidence, no teachers acted inappropriately and there has been no complaint to the school.
Counsel for the convicts argued that the trial court handed down the impugned punishment, though the prosecution had no cogent evidence against them.
Anwar Zaheer Jamali remarked that the "we have not cogent evidence to prove Imdad Hussain as schizophrenic patient.
Amnesty International is also concerned that the practice of public naming and shaming of individuals, in a climate where anyone can kill anyone in the name of the 'war on crime,' is highly dangerous and will not only contribute to unlawful killings, but increased lawlessness, with 'punishment' being meted out in the absence of legal authority, cogent evidence and fair legal procedures,' it said.
Pakistan's legal team was led by by Khawar Qureshi QC, who advanced strong legal arguments and placed cogent evidence before the judge, which defeated the India's argument that Pakistan's claim to the monies was not valid, the official release said.
It is paramount that all individuals fleeing the violence around Fallujah must be assumed to be civilians without links to armed groups, unless there is clear and cogent evidence to the contrary.
Mr Justice Birmingham said where there was cogent evidence that Mr Daly was ascertaining whether Mr Gillespie would be party to impropriety, there had to be strong suspicion that Mr Daly was involved in further impropriety.
Yemen has cogent evidence about Iran's support to Al Houthis," he said in an interview with the Saudi Okaz daily on Sunday.
We have been told about aspirations, but have not been provided with any tangible cogent evidence.