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Sharia courts never claimed legal powers: Muslim Personal Law Board

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 00:27

All India Muslim Personal Law Board Monday said the Darul-Qaza (Sharia courts) never claimed that they are constitutional institutions or have legal powers.

`Midnight Rider` makers charged with involuntary manslaughter

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 18:21

`Midnight Rider` director and producers have been charged with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in Wayne County, Georgia superior court following the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones.

Spain lawmakers approve legal protections for ex-king

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 20:10

Spanish lawmakers Thursday approved controversial new legal protections for ex-king Juan Carlos, who lost his total immunity when he quit the throne.

AAP threatens legal action over Bengal BJP`s claims of merger

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 20:19

Rubbishing claims that its West Bengal unit has merged with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Aam Aadmi Party Saturday said it would take legal action against state BJP president Rahul Sinha for making a false claim.

`Indian prisoners to get free legal aid from Pak lawyers body`

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 01:00

Lawyers Congress, an advocates` body in Pakistan, has agreed to provide free legal aid to Indian prisoners languishing in Pakistani jails, National Panthers Party supremo Bhim Singh said on Thursday.

Malaysia PM launches legal action against news portal

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 22:03

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday launched legal action against a leading independent news website known for its often harsh criticism of the long-ruling government, the portal said.

Priyanka Chopra slaps notice on Aseem Merchant over biopic?

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 15:08

The top-notch Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has reportedly slapped a legal notice on her alleged ex-boyfriend Aseem Merchant. According to a leading daily, the actress has decided to put a road block in Aseem`s biopic on Prakash Jaju which apparently will have real-life incidents related to PeeCee`s life.

`Tanu Weds Manu` producer to send legal notice to director

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 10:06

The sequel of `Tanu Weds Manu` has got embroiled in a legal tangle between director Anand L Rai and producers trio of Vinod Bachchan, Sanjay Singh and Shailesh Singh.

Goldman Sachs fears risks if rivals plead guilty

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 09:21

The head of US bank Goldman Sachs has warned that guilty pleas from rivals BNP Paribas and Credit Suisse, under legal proceedings in the United States, could hurt the financial system.

Media in US request info on lethal injection drug

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 01:38

A group of US-based media outlets on Thursday launched a legal bid to obtain information about drugs due to be used in a lethal injection in Missouri next week following a botched execution in Oklahoma.

ZTE initiates legal proceedings against Loop Mobile

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 21:50

Chinese telecom equipment major ZTE Corporation on Wednesday said it has initiated legal proceedings against Loop Mobile for recovery of unpaid dues estimated at USD 25 million.

Legal expert, bank officer to help CBI probe into Saradha chit scam

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 20:45

In a bid to expedite its probe into over Rs 10,000-crore Saradha chit fund case, CBI has assigned a bank officer and a legal expert with SIT for the case.