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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

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SC grants time to Centre on Rama Sethu

A plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy that he wanted to withdraw his 2009 petition against the Sethusamudram project as government has decided that the mythological bridge Rama Sethu would not be dismantled. The Supreme Court has granted four weeks time to the Centre for

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Chicago police officer charged murder in teenager’s death

Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with first-degree murder for the death of black teenager Laquan McDonald in October 2014. Cook County State Attorney Anita Alvarez stated that they decided to prosecute Van Dyke because McDonald did not pose an immediate threat and because he continued to

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No ban on ‘Bajirao Mastani’

A Suit was filed before a Pune court seeking ban on the sanjay Leela Bansali Movie, Baji Rao Mastani for allegedly distorting history relating to late king Shrimat Bajirao Peshwa and his family members. The Court has dismissed the suit and no ban has been

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Pakistan man sentenced to 40 years

A man in Pakistan has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for planning to bomb a shopping center in Manchester, as well as other plans to attack New York City and Copenhagen. Abid Naseer, a 29-year-old extremist was convicted by a federal jury in