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Vedanta to challenge winding up of Zambian business in court

Vedanta to challenge winding up of Zambian business in court

LUSAKA: Vedanta Resources on Tuesday plans to challenge the appointment of a provisional liquidator and the intended winding up of its Zambian business without the chance to be heard through lawyers of its choice, documents filed in court show. According to a notice filed in court on June 6, Vedanta wants to be represented by lawyers Nchito [...]

June 12, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Vedanta to challenge winding up of Zambian business in court

Standard of entrance exam for AIIMS cannot be diluted, says Supreme Court

Standard of entrance exam for AIIMS cannot be diluted, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has said that the standard of entrance examination for premier medical college AIIMS cannot be diluted and has refused to do away with the online MBBS under-graduate entrance test for this year. Some candidates have challenged the AIIMS online entrance test for MBBS courses to be held in May 26 and 27 [...]

April 7, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Standard of entrance exam for AIIMS cannot be diluted, says Supreme Court

Apple’s $120 Million Patent Award From Samsung Upheld by US Supreme Court

Apple’s $120 Million Patent Award From Samsung Upheld by US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court on Monday refused to step back into the years-long feud over patents between the world’s top smartphone makers, declining to hear Samsung’s appeal of a lower court ruling that reinstated a jury award of about $120 million (roughly Rs. 776 crores) in favour of Apple. The justices left in place a 2016 ruling by the US [...]

December 16, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple’s $120 Million Patent Award From Samsung Upheld by US Supreme Court

Too young for NEET? 17 years is the minimum age to appear in exam, rules high court

Too young for NEET? 17 years is the minimum age to appear in exam, rules high court

The Punjab and Haryana high court has held that a student should be 17 years old to take the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS/BDS courses. The high court bench of justice RK Jain, while dismissing the plea of a Jind resident, Ranbir Singh Malik, said that a candidate taking the exam without [...]

June 28, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Too young for NEET? 17 years is the minimum age to appear in exam, rules high court

Trump attack on judges ‘demoralising’ says Supreme Court pick

Trump attack on judges ‘demoralising’ says Supreme Court pick

Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court has described the president’s attacks on the judiciary as “demoralising” and “disheartening”. Neil Gorsuch’s comments were made to a Democratic senator and confirmed by his spokesman. The president called a judge who halted his controversial travel ban a “so-called judge”, and said any terror attacks on US soil [...]

February 9, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Trump attack on judges ‘demoralising’ says Supreme Court pick

Court quashes bank’s order on education loan application

Court quashes bank’s order on education loan application

Quashing an order of a nationalised bank refusing to grant education loan to a student who intended to pursue his doctoral research abroad, the Madras High Court has observed that loan-seekers must be given a chance to rectify defects in their applications. “Even if the document is defective, the authority concerned should have given an [...]

December 12, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Court quashes bank’s order on education loan application

Brexit court defeat for UK government

Brexit court defeat for UK government

Parliament must vote on whether the UK can start the process of leaving the EU, the High Court has ruled. This means the government cannot trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty – beginning formal exit negotiations with the EU – on its own. Theresa May says the referendum – and existing ministerial powers – [...]

November 3, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Brexit court defeat for UK government

Govt. duty bound to provide status of Jayalalithaa’s health, says court

Govt. duty bound to provide status of Jayalalithaa’s health, says court

The people of Tamil Nadu have the right to know the status of their Chief Minister’s health, observed the Madras High Court on an urgent mention made by activist ‘Traffic’ Ramaswamy. The court was hearing a PIL by Mr. Ramaswamy, seeking to declare the “real” status of Chief Minsiter Jayalalithaa with material proofs before the [...]

October 4, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Govt. duty bound to provide status of Jayalalithaa’s health, says court

Activists welcome Supreme Court ban on “sterilisation camps” after women’s deaths

Activists welcome Supreme Court ban on “sterilisation camps” after women’s deaths

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Women’s health activists on Friday cheered a ruling by Supreme Court ordering the government to shut down “sterilisation camps” within three years following the deaths of hundreds of largely poor rural women across the country. In a judgment on Wednesday, the Supreme Court said 363 women died between 2010 [...]

September 18, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Activists welcome Supreme Court ban on “sterilisation camps” after women’s deaths

French Court Overturns ‘Burkini’ Ban

French Court Overturns ‘Burkini’ Ban

France’s highest court has overturned the recent ban on “burkinis” in the town of Villeneuve-Loubet, saying it was a clear violation of individual and fundamental liberties. There are similar bans in about 30 coastal towns in France and each one will remain in place until they are legally challenged. However, today’s legal decision sets a [...]

August 26, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on French Court Overturns ‘Burkini’ Ban

France’s burkini ban overturned by highest court

France’s burkini ban overturned by highest court

France’s top administrative court has overturned a town burkini ban amid shock and anger worldwide after some Muslim women were ordered to remove body-concealing garments on French Riviera beaches. The ruling by the Council of State Friday specifically concerns a ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet, but the binding decision is expected to set [...]

August 26, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on France’s burkini ban overturned by highest court

Burkini ban overturned by France high court

Burkini ban overturned by France high court

France’s top administrative court overturned a burkini ban in a Mediterranean town, in a decision Friday that should set legal precedent regarding a swimsuit crackdown that has divided the country and provoked shock around the world. The ruling by the Council of State on Friday specifically concerns a ban on the Muslim garment in the [...]

August 26, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Burkini ban overturned by France high court