Us Court

  • 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...
  • US court reserves judgment in Kamal Nath case 22-09-2011 12:24 PM

    New York: A US federal court has reserved judgment on Indian Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath's claim for diplomatic immunity in a case over his alleged role in the November 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Judge Robert W Sweet of the US Federal Court for the Southern District of New York reserved...
  • Rana verdict will not effect Kasab case: Nikam 10-06-2011 02:45 PM

    Mumbai: The verdict of a US court holding Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Rana not guilty for the Mumbai terror attacks would not effect the legal proceedings against terrorist Ajmal Kasab and also the charge against LeT that they had masterminded the strikes, special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam said on Friday. "However, it...
  • Cannot defend Saeed in US lawsuit: Pak govt 30-05-2011 09:29 PM

    Lahore: The Pakistan government on Monday informed a court that it could not defend Jamaat-ud-Dawah Chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed in a US lawsuit filed by relatives of two Jewish victims of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. Deputy Attorney General Naseem Kashmiri, in a written reply submitted on behalf of Foreign...
  • Reveal contents: WikiLeaks tells Google, FB 09-01-2011 10:48 AM

    London: WikiLeaks has demanded that Google and Facebook reveal the contents of any US subpoenas they may have received, a media report said Saturday. The demand came after it emerged that a US court had ordered Twitter to hand over details of accounts on the micro-blogging site by five people...
  • 26/11 attack hearing in US court today 11-10-2010 09:12 AM

    Chicago: 26/11 suspect Tahawwur Rana's lawyer is set to present his case in a US court on Monday. Rana is a Pakistani-American terror suspect and a co-accused in the Mumbai attacks. The defence, on the other hand will present its case on October 18. At a status hearing for Rana...