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Burkini ban overturned by France high court

Burkini ban overturned by France high court

France’s top administrative court overturned a burkini ban in a Mediterranean town, in a decision Friday that should set legal precedent regarding a swimsuit crackdown that has divided the country and provoked shock around the world. The ruling by the Council of State on Friday specifically concerns a ban on the Muslim garment in the [...]

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Deposit Rs. 15 cr., Supreme Court tells Unitech Ltd.

Deposit Rs. 15 cr., Supreme Court tells Unitech Ltd.

Embattled real estate firm Unitech Ltd. was on Wednesday directed by the Supreme Court to deposit Rs. 15 crore principal amount by September-end to pay back investors who had bought flats in its Gurugram project but not got possession on time. “We feel pained,” a Bench of Justices Dipak Misra and U.U. Lalit said while [...]

August 17, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Deposit Rs. 15 cr., Supreme Court tells Unitech Ltd.

Deposit Rs. 15 cr., Supreme Court tells Unitech Ltd.

Deposit Rs. 15 cr., Supreme Court tells Unitech Ltd.

Embattled real estate firm Unitech Ltd. was on Wednesday directed by the Supreme Court to deposit Rs. 15 crore principal amount by September-end to pay back investors who had bought flats in its Gurugram project but not got possession on time. “We feel pained,” a Bench of Justices Dipak Misra and U.U. Lalit said while [...]

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Court: Man can’t withdraw guilty plea in real estate scheme

Court: Man can’t withdraw guilty plea in real estate scheme

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man serving a lengthy prison term for running a $200 million Ponzi-style real estate scheme has lost his bid to withdraw his guilty plea and have charges he admitted to in another case dismissed. EIiyahu Weinstein had argued that the federal judge who oversaw the latter case — [...]

August 15, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Court: Man can’t withdraw guilty plea in real estate scheme

Delhi HC asks Vijay Mallya to appear before trial court

Delhi HC asks Vijay Mallya to appear before trial court

Declared a proclaimed offender by the Indian authorities and now living in London, liquor baron Vijay Mallya failed to get any relief from the Delhi High Court which on Friday asked him to appear before the trial court in a number of cheque-bounce cases filed against him by Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL). A Bench [...]

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Appeals court strikes down North Carolina’s voter-ID law

Appeals court strikes down North Carolina’s voter-ID law

A federal appeals court on Friday struck down North Carolina’s requirement that voters show identification before casting ballots and reinstated an additional week of early voting, finding that legislators had acted with “discriminatory intent” in imposing strict election rules. The decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit [...]

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Defamation cannot be used as a ‘political weapon’, criticism must be tolerated, says Supreme Court

Defamation cannot be used as a ‘political weapon’, criticism must be tolerated, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that defamation cannot be used as a political tool to silence criticism. The top court was hearing a petition challenging a non-bailable warrant issued against actor-turned-politician Vijayakanth and his wife Premalatha by a Tirupur court for allegedly libelous statements he made against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa ahead [...]

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‘Court’ director Chaitanya Tamhane named member of Venice Film Festival jury

‘Court’ director Chaitanya Tamhane named member of Venice Film Festival jury

Director Chaitanya Tamhane, whose debut feature film Court premiered at the 71st Venice Film Festival and also won the Venice Lion of the Future two years ago, has been named one of the jury members for the 73rd edition of the international event. He will be a part of the Horizons section, which is dedicated [...]

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Harrison Ford faced ‘risk of death’ on ‘Star Wars’ set, UK court rules

Harrison Ford faced ‘risk of death’ on ‘Star Wars’ set, UK court rules

The automatic door malfunction on the set of Star Wars: The Force Awakens that left actor Harrison Ford with a broken leg — among other injuries — and an extended recovery vacation could have been a lot worse. The Disney-owned Foodles Production, which built the hydraulic door that caused the accident, pled guilty to two [...]

July 26, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Harrison Ford faced ‘risk of death’ on ‘Star Wars’ set, UK court rules

Dangerous real-estate document a path to court

Dangerous real-estate document a path to court

The Seller Property Information Statement (SPIS) continues to be the single most dangerous document in current use in the real estate market. Since 1997, when the form first came into use, there have been 94 reported Ontario court cases centred on the document. Across the country, the total exceeds 250. Many more have been settled [...]

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Court nixes school’s latest bid in transgender bathroom case

Court nixes school’s latest bid in transgender bathroom case

A federal judge says a transgender teen should not be blocked from using the boy’s bathroom at school while the school board pursues an appeal in the student’s discrimination lawsuit. U.S. District Court Judge Robert G. Doumar had ordered the Gloucester County School Board in June to let Gavin Grimm use the bathroom corresponding to [...]

July 7, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Court nixes school’s latest bid in transgender bathroom case

Photos reveal U.S. Supreme Court justices in private moments

Photos reveal U.S. Supreme Court justices in private moments

As he chatted with law clerks in his chambers, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas laughed so hard he looked as though he might tumble from his chair. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sorted through the cabinet of lacy collars she wears over her black robe for the one she dons when about to announce a [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Photos reveal U.S. Supreme Court justices in private moments