London High Court

  • Modi claims dismissal of court bankruptcy order April 11, 2012

    London: Former IPL chairman Lalit Modi on Wednesday claimed that the bankruptcy order against him over unpaid bills allegedly owed to a private security firm has been annulled in the High Court here. A London court had in February passed the bankruptcy order that Modi owed unpaid bills of 65,000...
  • 'Verdict lifts a dark cloud over me' March 27, 2012

    Wellington: Relieved after winning a libel suit against the axed IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi, who had accused him of matchfixing, former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns said the London High Court's verdict has lifted a "dark cloud" that has been over him for the past two years. Modi will have to...
  • Sheikh sues Michael Jackson for 4.3 million November 17, 2008

    London: Troubled pop singer Michael Jackson is being sued by a sheikh for 4.3 million for breach of contract. Thesun.co.uk reports that Prince Abdulla alKhalif of Bahrain had signed a deal for an autobiography, two albums and a musical with Jackson. And in return he gave Jackson a RollsRoyce worth 1,80,000....
  • Sikh girl wins legal battle to wear 'kada' in school July 30, 2008

    London: Fourteenyearold BritishSikh teenager Sarika Singh, a resident of South Wales, has won the right to wear the kada a symbol of her Sikh religion to school. Sarika Watkins Singh was excluded from Aberdare Girls' School in South Wales in November 2007, for refusing to remove a wrist...
  • Britain to review rules affecting HSMP June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The British government is considering a review of the new immigration laws, after witnessing resentment of thousands of Indian doctors who fear losing jobs due to the altered laws. Britains Immigration Minister Liam Byrne held a meeting with representatives of the HSMP Forum at the House of Commons....
  • Indian docs in UK cured of worries June 20, 2007

    London/New Delhi: Indian doctors in UK have won a significant legal battle in the High Court of Justice in Britain. The British government has conceded to their demand to withdraw a rule that would have excluded them from job interviews if they did not possess visas beyond August 1, 2007. The...
  • UK visa rule on hold, docs relieved March 5, 2007

    London: An emergency injunction on Sunday brought temporary relief to thousands of Indian doctors who have been shortlisted for job interviews by the National Health Service. This injunction comes after the British Health Department agreed to put on hold the new immigration rules announced last year. That means Indian doctors...
  • Indian docs in UK get a breather March 5, 2007

    London: There's good news for the doctors of Indian origin working in Britain. According to a new order issued by UKs Department of Health, even those doctors who don't have visas beyond August 1, 2007, will be eligible for this year's recruitment to the National Health Service. This comes even...
  • UK tells Indian doctors: pack up June 20, 2007

    London: Thousands of trainee Indian doctors in UK may have to return home soon as the London High court has upheld new rules, abolishing permitfree training for overseas doctors. The diagnosis is serious, not only for trainee Indian doctors working in the UK but also for the ones seeking training posts....