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Rs. 5.66 Crore Fined - German Glass Firm Schott Accused Of Violating Competition Act

 India Legal News: German Glass Company Schott Glass India Private Limited (Schott India) has been imposed a fine of Rs.5.66 crores by the Competition Commission of India (CCI).  

No Ban on Bhagwad Gita in Russia: Siberian Court

 India Legal News: A Tomsk court in Russia yesterday clarified that 'Bhagwad Gita' a hindoo religious book is free from extremist material of any sorts . Earlier a Russian court in Siberia rejected a state prosecutor’s plea to ban the ‘Bhagwad Gita’ in December. The public prosecutor in Tomsk, Mr.

Yahoo! Wins $610 Million Lawsuit Against Spammers

 International Legal News:  Ever got an email which reads that you have won an astronomical amount of money, out of no-where? You didn’t even do anything? Sounds familiar? A US court has ordered unknown conmen to pay Yahoo!, a struggling internet giant an amount of $610m (£388m) $27m for trademark infringement and $583m on account for sending junk mail and thereby breaking a US law.

Nobel Peace Prize, 2011- Women from Africa, Arab World Winners

India Legal News:  The Nobel Peace Prize, 2011 has been given to three women for their laudable work in Africa and the Arab world, especially for women rights. Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Liberia), Leymah Gbowee (Liberia) and Tawakul Karman, a Yemen based pro-democracy propagator. The peace award was announced today.

Legal League Consulting Partners With Edge International

 India Legal News: Premier firm Legal League Consulting has joined hands with Edge International. A first of its kind strategic partnership with Edge International, a legal consulting firm founded in 1983 has presence in Canada, Americas, Europe, Australia, South Africa and now India. 

New York State Passes Gay Marriage Bill, Approves

 International Legal News: The New York city has legalized same sex marriage today. As users in social media channels like Twitter and Facebook erupt with joy by sharing and discussing this much debated issue, Gay rights campaigners believe that slowly the entire nation would approve, recognise and appreciate gay marriages.

US Court Summons Congress Party: 1984 Sikh Riots

 India Legal News: In a class action law suit filed by a human rights advocacy group a US district court of New York has issued summons against the Indian National Congress party for having genocidal intentions and deliberate atrocities committed against the Sikh community in the month of November, 1984. The group demands relief under the Torture Victim Protection Act (TVPA) and the Alien Tort Claims Act (ATCA). 

American Embassy Staffer Detention: Sent To a 14 Day Judicial Custody

 International Legal News: A local court in Lahore has extended the judicial custody of an American staffer by 14 days. The consular employee, Raymond Davis, 36 is accused of murdering two Pakistani men on January 27; he was arrested on the same day by the Lahore police and sent to the Kot Lakhpat area jail. 

Immigration News: Radio Tagging of Indians in US University

Over a dozen Indian students have been radio-tagged with a tracking tool in their ankles due to a fiasco that occurred in the Tri-Valley University (TVU), San Francisco. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) authorities interrogated several students from India for an alleged university scam and fitted them with GPS technology to keep track of their activities while the case was being examined.

UK High Court Grants Bail to Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange

Julian AssangeInternational Law News - A UK High Court on Thursday granted bail to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Upholding the Magistrates Court’s decision, the High Court ordered bail on strict restrictions on his movement, a cash deposit of £200,000 and two surety bonds of £20,000 each. Assange was arrested on December 7 and is facing rape charges in Sweden.