NCLT dismisses contempt of court plea against Tata Sons

Mumbai, Jan 18 : A top corporate tribunal on Wednesday dismissed a petition filed against Tata Sons by its ousted Chairman Cyrus Mistry for calling a shareholders’ meet to also remove him as a Director on the company’s Board. The National Company Law Tribunal’s (NCLT) Mumbai bench dismissed the petition filed by Mistry’s investment company […]

Jallikattu protests gain strength in Tamil Nadu

[Chennai: Youngstres and students during a protest to lift the ban on Jallikattu and impose ban on PETA, at Kamarajar Salai, Marina Beach in Chennai on Wednesday. /PTI] Chennai, Jan 18 : The massive state wide protests by youth in Tamil Nadu who are demanding holding of Jallikattu — the bull-taming sport — and banning […]

Jallikattu: Tamil Nadu’s ‘Arab Spring’ set to enter third day

Chennai, Jan 18 : Tamil Nadu experienced a sort of `Arab Spring’ with thousands of youths massed on the Marina beach here on Wednesday for a second day and set to continue the protest in support of Jallikattu. They rejected Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam’s appeal to end the mass protest. He promised to personally press […]

HC seeks response on plea regarding children’s participation in human chain

Patna, Jan 18 : The Patna High Court on Wednesday asked the Bihar government to respond to an NGO’s plea regarding the participation of school children in the proposed formation of a human chain on January 21 to support prohibition in the state. Acting on a petition filed by non-governmental organisation Forum for Public Interest […]

Status of poaching cases against Salman Khan

Jodhpur, Jan 18 : Salman Khan, who was acquitted in an Arms Act case on Wednesday by chief judicial court in Jodhpur, is facing three other cases relating to alleged poaching of chinkaras and blackbucks during the shooting of Hindi film “Hum Saath Saath Hain” in 1998 in Jodhpur. In Bhawad, on the outskirts of […]

Tracing Salman Khan’s Arms Act case: Timeline

Jodhpur, Jan 18 : Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s acquittal on Wednesday in an Arms Act case, involving the alleged killing of blackbucks, allowed him relief in the case after over 18 years of litigation. Allegations of poaching blackbucks were levelled against Salman in 1998 when he was in Jodhpur to shoot Hindi film “Hum Saath […]