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

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

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.

Manmohan Singh continues to enjoy immunity: DoJ tells US court

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.

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

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.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sonia Gandhi declines to submit passport copy to US court

Citing security concerns, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has refused to provide a copy of her passport to a US court as evidence in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

US court reserves ruling in 1984 riots case

A US court has reserved its ruling on the Congress party`s plea for dismissal of a human rights violation case relating to the 1984 anti-Sikh violence filed by a US-based Sikh rights group.

NY judge rules NSA telephone data collection programme lawful

A US court here on Monday ruled that the National Security Agency`s controversial telephone surveillance programme was "lawful" and the snooping was a valuable component to eliminate al Qaeda`s terror network.

Contracts signed between Devyani, maid submitted to US court

Two employment contracts signed between Devyani Khobragade and her maid Sangeeta Richard have been submitted to a court here by US prosecutors as a proof that the Indian diplomat had allegedly made false statements to American authorities.

US court upholds BP settlement for Gulf oil spill

A US federal appeals court upheld on Saturday a multibillion-dollar settlement between BP and coastal residents and businesses hit by the company`s massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010.

US court asks Sonia Gandhi to respond to lawsuit

A US federal court has given Sonia Gandhi time till January 2 to respond to charges of "shielding, protecting and rewarding" the perpetrators of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

US court rejects demand for default judgement against Sonia Gandhi

A federal judge has rejected a demand by a rights group seeking a default judgement against Sonia Gandhi in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

US court not to dismiss lawsuit by daughter of Indian diplomat

A US federal judge here has refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed against New York City and members of city police by an Indian diplomat`s daughter who was jailed for a day in 2011 on suspicion of sending obscene emails to her teacher.

Watched by PM`s wife, Indian-American joins top US court

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.

US court declares Facebook `Like` `free speech` under constitution

A federal court in the US has reportedly declared that hitting the Facebook ` Like` button is protected free speech under the country`s constitution.

Sikh group delivers US court summons to Sonia Gandhi

A Sikh rights group says it has delivered a US federal court`s summons to Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, who is in New York for medical treatment.

US court ruling favours anti-terror law

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.

US court allows teaching yoga in California school

A US court has allowed teaching yoga in a Southern California district school as part of curriculum, rejecting the petition by parents that the ancient Indian practice is promoting Hindu religious beliefs.

Sikh group challenges US court order against Badal

An American Sikh group has challenged the dismissal of human rights violation case against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.

US court dismisses HR violation case against Badal

A US court has dismissed a case filed by a Sikh rights group accusing Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal of being involved in human rights violations.

US court orders wider access for `morning-after` pill

After a decade-long battle over access to emergency contraception, a federal judge on Friday ordered US regulators to make the morning-after pill available over the counter without limits on age.