Monthly Archives: February 2016

Former Brazil president subpoenaed

The Prosecutor’s Office of Sao Paulo has subpoenaed former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as they investigate a possible money laundering scheme linked to the Petrobras scandal. Prosecutors in the Petrobras investigation allege that businesses paid a total of over USD $2 billion

Coal scam – GIL, director to appear before court

A Special court has directed Gondwana Ispat Ltd (GIL) and its director Ashok Daga, who were summoned as accused in a coal scam case pertaining to alleged irregularities in allocation of Maharashtra’s Majra coal block to the firm, to appear before it on February 12.


This is right up an advocate’s alley. Brushing shoulders with every Tom, Dick and Harry of this world in congested and crowded courts and handling papers that have been through many hands is a good and certain recipe for picking up an allergic illness. One

SC stays criminal proceedings against M S Dhoni

The Supreme Court has stayed the criminal proceedings pending before an Andhra Pradesh court against ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in a case lodged against him for allegedly portraying himself as Lord Vishnu in an advertisement. A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra also issued