Monthly Archives: December 2015

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Builder asked to cough up Rs. 60k for less shop area

A consumer court has directed a builder to pay Rs. 60,000 compensation to a complainant for allotting him a shop of a lesser area than what was agreed upon. Complainant approached the Thane District Consumer Redressal Forum (TDCRF) in 2009 saying that he had purchased

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Order on plea against Arvind Kejriwal, Reserved

A Delhi court has reserved its order on a criminal complaint against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal seeking his prosecution for allegedly exhorting voters to take bribe from Congress and BJP and vote for AAP in the last assembly elections. The plea has been filed

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Discrimination lawsuit against gun store dismissed

A federal judge of US District Court has dismissed a discrimination lawsuit filed against a gun store owner that deemed his store a “Muslim Free Zone.” The judge said in her order that the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the organization that brought the lawsuit,

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Brazil to sue mining giants for dam failure

Brazil’s Minster of Natural Environment was quoted to have said that the country’s government plans to sue BHP Billiton Ltd., Vale SA, and Samarco Mineração SA for USD $5.24 billion for damages caused by a dam collapse at an iron ore site the two co-own.

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Plea for ban on VW vehicles’ sale

A plea has been filed before National Green Tribunal (NGT) by a Delhi based school teacher, who had sought directions to disallow “manufacturing, assembly and sale” of vehicles manufactured by Volkswagen and its group companies until it is established that they are as per the

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PIL on Rahul Gandhi’s citizenship row dismissed: SC

The Supreme Court dismissed a plea seeking a direction to CBI to register a case against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for allegedly declaring himself as a British national before company law authorities there. A bench comprising Chief Justice H L Dattu and Justice Amitava