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India's top court orders investigation into 'brain fever' child deaths

24 Jun 2019

NEW DELHI India's top court on Monday ordered an investigation into an outbreak of "brain fever" that has killed at least 122 children, after hearing a petition in which the state and central governments were accused of negligence.

Indian court orders release of journalist held for Twitter post on Hindu leader

11 Jun 2019

NEW DELHI India's top court on Monday ordered the release of a journalist arrested for a social media post about a Hindu nationalist state chief minister, in a case that highlighted growing concerns over free speech and media freedom.

India ruling party activist gets bail for meme of Modi challenger

14 May 2019

NEW DELHI India's top court on Tuesday granted bail to a ruling party activist who was arrested last week for sharing a meme of opposition leader Mamata Banerjee, one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's challengers in the general election.

Protests erupt in India after top judge cleared of sexual harassment

07 May 2019

NEW DELHI Dozens of protesters gathered outside India's Supreme Court on Tuesday, a day after a panel of judges dismissed a sexual harassment complaint against the chief justice, carrying placards demanding a new and impartial investigation.

Indian judges' panel clears chief justice of sexual harassment

06 May 2019

NEW DELHI India's Supreme Court said on Monday a panel of its judges had dismissed a complaint of sexual harassment made against Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi by a former court employee, as it lacked substance.

India's top court halts ArcelorMittal payment to buy Essar Steel: lawyer

12 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI India's Supreme Court on Friday ordered ArcelorMittal SA to stop a payment to lenders to buy Essar Steel, a lawyer involved in the case said, delaying billionaire Lakshmi Mittal's entry into the country's fast-growing steel market.

India Supreme Court to hear Dassault jet deal in setback for Modi

10 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI India's Supreme Court said on Wednesday it will hear a request for an investigation into a $8.7 billion (£6.6 billion) fighter jet deal with France's Dassault Aviation, in a setback for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.

India Supreme Court to hear Dassault jet deal in setback for Modi

10 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI India's Supreme Court said on Wednesday it will hear a request for an investigation into a $8.7 billion fighter jet deal with France's Dassault Aviation, in a setback for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.

India Supreme Court to hear Dassault jet deal in setback for Modi

10 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI, April 10 India's Supreme Court said on Wednesday it will hear a request for an investigation into a $8.7 billion fighter jet deal with France's Dassault Aviation , in a setback for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.

Indian low-caste leader says statues of herself reflect popular will

02 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI A powerful leader of India's low-caste community on Tuesday told a court that setting up dozens of statues of herself reflected the will of the people to honor her and others at the bottom of the rigid Hindu caste hierarchy.

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