LEGAL ACTION

  • Maneka Gandhi warns legal action to organisations which don't have sexual harassment committees September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday warned legal action to organisations which did not have sexual harassment committees. The remarks came in the wake of a number of organisations where in spite of Vishakha Guidelines do not have these committees. The Vishakha guidelines, as laid down...
  • Legal action against those sending objectionable messages on cellphones during polls March 14, 2014

    Legal action will be taken against those who send objectionable or provocative messages on mobile phone during electioneering. "A helpline for informing authorities about objectionable messages has been started and swift action on complaints will be taken in view of the Model Code of Conduct ahead of the Lok Sabha elections,"...
  • Amitabh Bachchan threatens legal action over fake YouTube video, Rajkot man apologises August 22, 2013

    A furious Amitabh Bachchan has threatened legal action over a fake YouTube video that suggests he is backing Narendra Modi as the next prime minister. Following Bachchan's strong protest online, a music composer from Rajkot has admitted to having uploaded it on YouTube and has apologised. The 70yearold veteran star, who...
  • Legal action in Paris on Kate's topless photos September 17, 2012

    London: Lawyers for Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton are scheduled to appear in court in Paris on Monday to prevent further publication of topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge, days after a French magazine splashed them in its latest issue. A spokesman for St James's Palace said...
  • Geoff Marsh takes legal action against SLC May 23, 2012

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has said its sacked coach and former Australian cricketer Geoff Marsh had sent a letter of demand over his dismissal five months ago. Sri Lanka Cricket president Upali Dharmadasa confirmed on Wednesday that Marsh had sent a letter of demand, but declined to discuss further...
  • No legal action against Gayle by Somerset May 5, 2012

    London: Somerset County have decided not to take legal action against West Indies batsman Chris Gayle over his aborted Twenty20 contract. Gayle pulled out of the deal earlier this week in order to make himself available for the limited phase of West Indies tour of England next month, forcing the...
  • Bracken sues Cricket Australia over injury February 9, 2012

    Sydney: Former Test seamer Nathan Bracken is suing Cricket Australia, alleging negligence for failing to adequately deal with a knee injury that "ruined" his career, reports said on Thursday. Bracken, who played five Tests and 116 oneday internationals for Australia, is arguing that Cricket Australia's doctors and lead physiotherapist cannot provide...
  • Ram Setu: VHP wants to drag Karunanidhi to court September 22, 2007

    Ayodhya: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has said that it is contemplating filing a suit against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi in a court and a FIR for his immediate arrest for his controversial remarks about Lord Ram. VHP media incharge Sharad Sharma said a legal opinion was being taken and...
  • Guruvayur shuts doors on nonHindus June 1, 2007

    Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala): The head priest of the Guruvayur temple, Sathisan Namboodiripad, has made it clear that nonHindus will not be allowed into the temple. "Temple traditions are not such that they should be changed with the times. The purpose of this meeting was to make...
  • Vyalar blasts Guruvayur temple May 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Union Minister Vyalar Ravi on Tuesday lashed out at the Guruvayur temple management for carrying out purification rituals after his son's visit to the Sri Krishna Temple. Ravi said his family is contemplating legal action against the temple authorities over the shocking incident. The temple priests performed...
  • Zee, Star in a cat fight over Betiyaan September 7, 2006

    New Delhi: Entertainment major Zee Telefilms has sent a notice to Star India Pvt Ltd, asking the rival channel to refrain from airing a serial that is similar to one of its own programme and warned of legal action in case the company refused to do so. In the notice,...