US court overturns conviction of Australian once held at Guantanamo

A U.S. military appeals court on Wednesday threw out the conviction of Australian David Hicks on a terrorism-related charge, saying the activity for which he was convicted did not become a crime until years after he was captured in Afghanistan.

Petition filed in US to designate RSS as terror group

A Sikh rights group has filed a lawsuit asking a federal court here to designate RSS as a "foreign terrorist organisation".

US seeks life in prison for London imam convicted on terror charges

 US prosecutors on Friday urged a federal judge to sentence London imam Abu Hamza al-Masri to life in prison following his conviction on terrorism charges.

US court to hear 1984 Sikh rights violation case on Dec 2

A US appeals court will hear next month the 1984 Sikh rights violation case filed by a rights group against the Congress party.

First Afghanistan foreign fighter in US for trial

New York: A Russian was brought before a US court Tuesday to face terrorism-related charges after being held for years in Afghanistan as a suspected foreign fighter.

PM Narendra Modi 'ring fenced' against summons

India on Friday made it very clear that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived here on a five-day visit, was "ring fenced" and there was no question of anyone serving any summons on him and that an action in the matter was underway.

US court summons against Modi a "propaganda" by "rejected" elements: BJP

BJP on Friday said the allegations in a US lawsuit against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged role in Gujarat riots are "baseless" and a "false propaganda" by certain "frustated" elements rejected by the world.

US court renews phone surveillance programme

A US court overseeing spy agencies has renewed the government's authority to carry out a controversial phone surveillance programme for another three months, federal bodies have said, attributing it to the delay in the passage of the surveillance reform bill by the Senate.

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.