Court Ruling

  • US court ruling favors anti-terror law 18-07-2013 02:04 AM

    New York: A federal appeals court has reversed a judge's decision barring enforcement of a law that permits the indefinite detention of people suspected of supporting terrorists. The 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals issued the ruling on Wednesday in a lawsuit challenging the law that allows the US government...
  • Voters applaud SC verdict on debarring lawmakers 12-07-2013 07:31 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court verdict disqualifying convicted legislators is being applauded by voters across the country who think it would help eradicate corruption and clean up political space. GR Syed, professor at Jamia Millia Islamia, told IANS: "After independence, politics in our country has become a playground for criminals....
  • US: Gay marriage opponents ask Supreme Court to intervene 30-06-2013 02:20 PM

    San Francisco: Less than 24 hours after California started issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples, lawyers for the sponsors of the state's gay marriage ban have filed an emergency motion asking the US Supreme Court to stop the weddings being performed in San Francisco. Attorneys with the Arizona-based Alliance...
  • Gay marriages resume in California after 5-year hiatus 29-06-2013 06:17 AM

    San Francisco: Same-sex couples rushed to San Francisco's City Hall on Friday to be legally married after an appeals court officially ended California's ban on gay marriage following a landmark ruling at the Supreme Court this week. On a balcony overlooking the grand staircase at City Hall, an ornate space...
  • ADAG stocks bounce back after court ruling 03-06-2011 11:20 AM

    Mumbai: Shares of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group firms staged a comeback on the bourses on Friday, rising in the range of 3-8 per cent after a plea was dismissed by a Delhi Court for making Anil Ambani one of the accused in the 2G spectrum scam case. Cheering the news...
  • Cap on skilled immigration unlawful: UK court 18-12-2010 11:41 AM

    London: A temporary cap on the number of skilled workers from India and other countries outside the European Union was introduced in June 'unlawfully', the High Court ruled on Friday. Home Secretary Theresa May had introduced the cap as an interim measure before a permanent cap to be in place...