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Suchitra Mohanty

Supreme Court halts ArcelorMittal payment to buy Essar Steel: lawyer

12 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI The 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.

Supreme Court to hear Dassault jet deal in setback for Modi

10 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI The 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.

Mayawati 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 honour her and others at the bottom of the rigid Hindu caste hierarchy.

Supreme Court finds Anil Ambani guilty of contempt in RCom-Ericsson case

20 Feb 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's Supreme Court on Wednesday found Anil Ambani, chairman of debt-laden Reliance Communications (RCom), guilty of contempt of court for wilfully failing to pay 5.5 billion rupees ($77.29 million) to telecom equipment maker Ericsson.

Supreme Court orders government to reinstate Alok Verma as CBI chief

08 Jan 2019

NEW DELHI The Supreme Court ordered the government on Tuesday to reinstate the head of the country's top crime fighting bureau, who was suspended in October along with his deputy after they accused each other of bribery and interfering in investigations.

India's top court reinstates head of FBI-style police agency in blow to government

08 Jan 2019

NEW DELHI, Jan 8 India's highest court ordered the reinstatement of the head of the country's top crime fighting bureau on Tuesday, in a blow to the government that has been accused of undermining it.

Supreme Court to name panel to weigh demand for temple in Ayodhya

04 Jan 2019

NEW DELHI India's Supreme Court will name a panel on Thursday to hear arguments over a controversial plan to build a Hindu temple on the ruins of a 16th-century mosque.

Supreme Court says "every second counts" for miners trapped in Meghalaya for 3 weeks

03 Jan 2019

NEW DELHI India's Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the government to list the steps it plans for the rescue of at least 15 miners trapped in a so-called "rat-hole" coal mine for three weeks in Meghalaya, warning that "every second counts".

REFILE-Indian opposition leader jailed for life over bloody anti-Sikh riots in 1984

17 Dec 2018

NEW DELHI, Dec 17 An Indian court on Monday jailed for life a leader of the main opposition Congress party for his role in anti-Sikh riots that erupted after the 1984 murder of the then prime minister, Indira Gandhi, and killed nearly 3,000 people.

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