US Court

  • US: Indian couple sentenced for using unapproved cancer drugs 14-06-2014 07:38 AM

    New York: A US court has sentenced an Indian oncologist and his wife for using unapproved chemotherapy medications at their cancer institute for three years. Anindya Kumar Sen (65) and his wife, Patricia Posey Sen (66), of Tennessee were sentenced by US District Judge Ronnie Greer on charges of introducing...
  • US jury orders smartphone maker Samsung to pay Apple $120 million 03-05-2014 09:23 AM

    Reuters: A US jury on Friday ordered Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to pay $119.6 million to Apple Inc, far less than Apple had sought and marking a big loss for the iPhone maker in the latest round of their globe-spanning mobile patent litigation. During the month-long trial in a San...
  • US court convicts Osama bin Laden's son-in-law on terrorism charges 26-03-2014 08:52 PM

    New York: Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, the voice of fiery al-Qaeda propaganda videotapes after the September 11 attacks, was convicted on Wednesday of conspiring to kill Americans for his role as the terror group's spokesman. The verdict came after about five hours of deliberation in the case against Sulaiman Abu...
  • US court asks Sonia Gandhi to show passport 21-03-2014 10:04 AM

    New York: A US court has asked India's Congress party President Sonia Gandhi to provide a copy of her passport to show that she was not in the US between September 2 and September 9 last year. Gandhi had filed a motion in a federal court in Brooklyn, New York,...
  • US court rejects Sikh group's request in anti-Sikh riots case 05-02-2014 03:14 PM

    New York: A US court has rejected a request by a Sikh rights group seeking more time to respond to a motion filed by Congress President Sonia Gandhi to dismiss a human rights violation case against her in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots brought by the group. Judge Brian Cogan of...
  • Hackers attack US court system's public websites 25-01-2014 01:15 PM

    Washington: Unidentified hackers temporarily blocked access to the federal court system's public website on Friday, preventing lawyers from filing legal documents, Politico reported. The denial-of-service attack hit uscourts.gov, as well as other federal court websites around the country, a spokesman for the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts told Politico....
  • Trailblazer Sri Srinivasan becomes first Indian-American to join top US court 27-09-2013 01:15 PM

    Washington:Trailblazer Chandigarh-born legal luminary Sri Srinivasan made history as he became the first Indian American to be sworn in as a judge of what is often called the second most powerful court of the US. Watching him take the oath of office with a hand on the Gita with his...
  • US: Sikh rights group secures summons against Manmohan Singh ahead of his arrival 26-09-2013 09:42 AM

    As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives in US on a four-day visit, a Sikh rights group has secured summons against him from a US court in connection with the alleged human rights violations in the counter-insurgency operations in Punjab in the 1990s. The Sikh for Justice (SFJ), the New York-based...
  • Court to decide on complaint filed against Sonia Gandhi: Attorney 05-09-2013 03:28 PM

    Observing that anybody can sue anybody for anything in the US if they pay the filing fee of the court, an eminent Indian-American attorney has said that it is for the court to decide if there is personal and subject matter jurisdiction on the complaint filed against Congress President Sonia...
  • 1984 riots: US court summons Sonia for 'shielding' party leaders 05-09-2013 10:03 AM

    A federal court in New York has issued summons to Congress President Sonia Gandhi for "shielding and protecting" party leaders allegedly involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The Sikhs For Justice group had filed a lawsuit on Tuesday seeking compensatory and punitive damages from Sonia Gandhi. The Congress, however, said...
  • US court issues summons to Sonia Gandhi in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case 04-09-2013 03:19 PM

    A federal court in New York has issued summons to Congress president Sonia Gandhi for "shielding and protecting" the leaders of her party who were allegedly involved in the anti-Sikh riots in India in 1984. The summons was issued by the US Eastern District Court of New York after a...
  • 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...
  • $15 million compensation to a family after miscommunication between doctors left a child crippled 14-07-2013 12:54 PM

    A US court has ordered more than $15 million as compensation to Snoqualmie family after a miscommunication between doctors left a 4-year-old child unable to walk or talk. It is one of the biggest medical settlements in Washington State history. ...
  • US court reserves verdict on Parkash Singh Badal 14-05-2013 10:36 AM

    Washington: A US court in Wisconsin has reserved its decision in the alleged human rights violation case against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal after completing hearing in the matter. The district court had taken up a petition filed by New York-based rights body 'Sikh for Justice', which had alleged...
  • Insider trading: Rajat Gupta to stay free on bail, says court 05-12-2012 02:47 AM

    New York: Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc board member Rajat Gupta can remain free on bail while he appeals his insider-trading conviction, an appeals court ruled on Tuesday. Gupta had been scheduled to surrender on January 8 to start a two-year prison sentence. But after hearing arguments from Gupta's lawyer...
  • US court to hear Rajat Gupta's plea to delay surrender 29-11-2012 11:29 AM

    New York: A US court has agreed to hear next week a bid by India-born former Goldman Sachs Director Rajat Gupta to delay his surrender to federal prison and remain free on bail while he challenges his conviction on insider-trading charges. The Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in...
  • Samsung to fight court ruling in Apple's favour 25-08-2012 12:12 PM

    New Delhi: Samsung is all set for bounce-back. 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 Cupertino-gaint, $1.051 billion in damages. "We will move immediately to file...
  • Apple, Samsung faceoff over iPhone, iPad 29-07-2012 11:29 PM

    San Francisco: Two tech titans will square off in federal court Monday in a closely watched trial over control of the US smart phone and computer tablet markets. Apple Inc filed a lawsuit against South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co last year alleging the world's largest technology company's smart phones and...
  • US court approves Kodak's bid to sell patents 03-07-2012 03:50 PM

    New York: Eastman Kodak has said the US bankruptcy court has approved its bid to sell more than 1,100 patents related to digital imaging, a move aimed at restructuring the company that once led the photography market. "...Eastman Kodak Company obtained approval from the Bankruptcy Court to conduct an auction...
  • Mother Teresa defence won't work, Rajat Gupta told 18-05-2012 06:35 PM

    New York: Indian-American corporate leader Rajat Gupta has been warned by a US judge that he cannot beat insider trading charges by trumpeting his history of philanthropy any more than Mother Teresa could use her missionary work to fend off bank robbery charges. "If Mother Teresa were charged with bank...
  • 1984 riots: US court to begin hearing today 01-05-2012 10:07 AM

    New Delhi: A US court will begin hearing the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against the Congress on Tuesday. A Sikh rights group had sought a default judgment against the party for its failure to defend charges of conspiracy and organising the riots. The Congress party had opposed the charges. Lawyers...
  • Fai imprisonment: Hurriyat calls for bandh 07-04-2012 09:41 AM

    New Delhi: Hurriyat Conference (G) leader Syed Geelani on Saturday called for a bandh in Kashmir against the two-year jail term handed down to fellow separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai by a US court. Fai was charged with lobbying in the US government to affect American policy on Kashmir. He has...
  • US court rules in favour of Indian maid 21-03-2012 06:03 PM

    New York: An Indian maid, who had accused her former employer, an IFS officer, and her husband of harassment and "slavery", has received a favourable ruling from a US court, which approved her petition that she be awarded $ 1.5 million as compensation by the couple. In his order, US...
  • Pay $ 1.5 mn to maid: US court to Indian diplomat 08-03-2012 06:34 PM

    New York: A US judge's recommendation that an Indian diplomat and her husband, accused of "slavery" by their Indian maid should pay nearly $1.5 million as damages is likely to become the final ruling of the court as no objection has been filed in the case till now. US Magistrate...