Court Ruling

  • US court ruling favors antiterror law July 18, 2013

    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 July 12, 2013

    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 June 30, 2013

    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 Arizonabased Alliance Defending...
  • Gay marriages resume in California after 5year hiatus June 29, 2013

    San Francisco: Samesex 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 that...
  • Samsung to fight court ruling in Apple's favour August 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Samsung is all set for bounceback. The Korean company has now geared up to contest the US court verdict that found Samsung had copied critical features of the hugely popular iPhone and iPad and awarded Apple, the Cupertinogaint, $1.051 billion in damages. "We will move immediately to file...
  • Kaneria fight to play for Pakistan stalled November 10, 2011

    Karachi: Troubled legspinner Danish Kaneria has vowed to continue his fight to get clearance from the Pakistan Cricket Board to play for the national team again, after the Sindh High Court on Monday dismissed his petition on technical grounds. The court ruled that Kaneria's petition challenging the PCB decision to not...
  • ADAG stocks bounce back after court ruling June 3, 2011

    Mumbai: Shares of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group firms staged a comeback on the bourses on Friday, rising in the range of 38 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. ...
  • Cap on skilled immigration unlawful: UK court December 18, 2010

    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...
  • Second wife and child man's responsibility, says court March 2, 2009

    New Delhi: In a significant order, a Lok Adalat in Delhi has ruled that even a second wife has the right to maintenance for herself and their child. The ruling came while the court heard the case of a Delhi Police constable who is accused of polygamy. The policeman had...