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Violence against Sikhs: Manmohan Singh immune as PM, not as FM, rules US court

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 09:39

A US court here has ruled that former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh had "head of state immunity" from claims that he supported violence against Sikhs, but it did not cover his tenure as finance minister.

Union Carbide can`t be sued for Bhopal plant contamination: US court

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 13:33

In a major blow to victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, a US court here has ruled that the Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) cannot be sued for the ongoing contamination from the chemical plant.

Microsoft challenging US on overseas data

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 09:10

In a case closely watched by the tech sector, Microsoft will challenge Thursday a US court order requiring it to give prosecutors electronic mail content associated with an overseas server.

Madoff letter to US judge appears to be fake

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 08:51

US judge on Wednesday denied a bizarre motion supposedly filed by Madoff that claimed the US intelligence agencies used "bio-electric sensors” to influence the case against him.

Ex-Goldman director Rajat Gupta fails to void conviction

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 08:33

Gupta may still appeal to the US Supreme Court. He has also been fined millions of dollars.

Manmohan Singh continues to enjoy immunity: DoJ tells US court

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 12:48

Former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh continues to enjoy immunity in an alleged human rights violation case filed against him in a US court even though he is no longer the head of the State, the US Department of Justice has said.

Ex-Goldman director Gupta loses bid to stay out of prison

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 22:57

Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta will begin serving a two-year prison term on June 17 after a U.S. federal appeals court rejected his bid to stay free while he appeals his insider trading conviction.

US court denies Apple's bid to delay e-books damages trial

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 10:44

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday rejected Apple Inc`s bid to delay a July trial to determine damages after the company was found to have colluded to fix the prices of e-books.

Sikh group appeals dismissal of 1984 case against Congress

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 10:50

A US-based Sikh group has challenged the dismissal of a rights violation case against India`s Congress party relating to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots before the US Court of Appeals.

Oracle wins copyright ruling against Google over Android

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 14:44

Oracle Corp won a legal victory against Google Inc on Friday as a U.S. appeals court decided Oracle could copyright parts of the Java programming language, which Google used to design its Android smartphone operating system.

US court asks Sikh group to summon Manmohan Singh by June 18

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 09:48

A US court has asked a Sikh group to serve summons on Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by June 18 or face dismissal of a case of alleged violation of human rights during his tenure.

Indian-origin accountant barred from promoting tax scheme

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 12:52

An Indian-origin public accountant here has been permanently barred by a US court from promoting an alleged tax scheme that unlawfully increased tax deductions and avoided income taxes.