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13 August, 2018 6:15 PM US Judge Allows Robert Mueller's Case Against Russian Company To Proceed

A US judge on Monday backed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the federal Russia investigation. A U.S. judge on Monday backed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the federal Russia investigation, allowing a case to proceed against a Russian company accused of helping fund a propaganda operation to sway the 2016 presidential election in Donald Trump's favor 40

11 August, 2018 6:09 AM Statue Of BR Ambedkar "Purified" With Milk After BJP Leader Garlanded It

The Dalit lawyers say that BR Ambedkar statue placed near the district court became "dirty" after BJP leader Sunil Bansal Bansal garlanded it. A group of Dalit lawyers in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh "purified" the statue of BR Ambedkar with milk and 'gangaajal' (holy Ganga water) soon after it was garlanded by Bharatiya Janata Party's state secretary Sunil 48

9 August, 2018 4:55 PM There is 'lakshman rekha', court cannot make law: Supreme Court

The bench said that it can devise means to fast track the judicial proceedings in criminal cases involving lawmakers, but it would be difficult to direct Parliament and to certain things which fell under the domain of the legislature. The Supreme Court today reminded the lawyers of its 'lakshman rekha' when they fervently pleaded it to intervene to stop criminalisation 39

3 August, 2018 7:05 AM India sends extradition request to UK for fugitive billionaire Nirav Modi

India has asked Britain to extradite billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, one of the main accused in the $2 billion loan fraud at state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB). Modi's whereabouts have been unknown since PNB in January said that two jewellery groups headed by Modi and his uncle, Mehul Choksi, defrauded the bank for years by raising foreign credit 72

31 July, 2018 3:14 AM Judge Loya case: SC to hear review plea on Tuesday

The Supreme Court will hear a plea seeking a review and recall of its judgment of Special CBI Court Judge B.H. Loya's death on Tuesday.   NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court will hear a plea seeking a review and recall of its judgment of Special CBI Court Judge B.H. Loya's death on Tuesday. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, will hear the plea. As per rules 62

27 July, 2018 5:10 PM Rioting Case Against 29 In Ahmedabad, Activists Say Police Brutality

Social activists said police brutality, with a local lawyers' body claiming that three of their members were also injured in police action late Thursday night. Three policemen were injured in stone-pelting by members of a notified tribe during checking of vehicles to prevent liquor smuggling in Chharanagar area in Ahmedabad, following which 29 persons 86

25 July, 2018 2:43 PM Scheme to compensate victims of sexual assaults should also include children: SC

The Supreme Court today said that a scheme proposed by the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) for compensating victims of sexual assault and acid attack should be modified to "some extent" to make it applicable to child victims of such assaults. A bench of justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta said that slight modifications could be done in the 'Compensation 51

19 July, 2018 11:15 PM Auto-Rickshaw Driver Returns Bag Containing Jewellery Worth Rs 5 Lakh

A police team traced its owners, Zulfikar Lakdawala and Rachna Lakdawala, who are London-based lawyers and are currently visiting India, and returned the bag,police said. Exhibiting exemplary honesty, an auto-rickshaw driver in the city handed over to police a bag containing gold jewellery worth Rs 5 lakh, left behind by a passenger couple, police said today 54

18 July, 2018 4:00 AM Toshiba may face renewed shareholder accounting claims: US appeals court

A US appeals court gave investors in Toshiba Corp's US-listed securities another chance to show they suffered losses because the Japanese industrial conglomerate misled them about its internal controls before a 2015 accounting scandal. In a 3-0 decision, the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday said a lower court judge misapplied the law in dismissing 69

13 July, 2018 5:04 AM Won't Oppose Scrapping Homosexuality Ban, Says Muslim Law Board

The Supreme Court had on Tuesday began a long-awaited review of Section 377 which prohibits gay sex. The All India Muslim Personal Law Board will not contest a move to scrap the colonial-era ban on homosexuality if the Supreme Court decides to do so, the organisation said today. "We left the matter to the Supreme Court. We will not participate in the (Section) 52