U.S. top court turns away dispute involving Iran’s Bank Melli

By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON, Mar 5 : The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up Iranian government-owned Bank Melli’s appeal of a lower court ruling that allowed victims of militant attacks allegedly backed by Iran to seek millions of dollars in compensation from the bank. The justices left in place the lower court’s […]

SC to hear Karti plea against ED on Tuesday

New Delhi, March 5 : The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a plea by Karti Chidambaram, son of Congress leader P. Chidambaram, challenging the summons by the Enforcement Directorate in the INX Media case. A bench, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, on Monday said it would hear the plea after it was mentioned […]

Judge Loya’s death: Suspicious circumstances warrant independent probe, says lawyers’ body

New Delhi, March 5 : The Bombay Lawyers Association on Monday told the Supreme Court that the late Judge Loya’s family might have been coerced into saying that they do not want fresh probe into his death, but suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of the judge warrants an independent probe. Pointing to “too many coincidences” […]

SC blocks further probe on Army officer by J&K Police

New Delhi, March 5 : The Supreme Court on Monday restrained the Jammu and Kashmir Police from carrying out any investigation in pursuance to an FIR filed against Major Aditya Kumar following the death of three civilians as Army tried to disperse a stone-pelting mob in Shopian district. Directing the listing of the matter for […]