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Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's extradition trial resumes in UK court
The jeweller was arrested on March 19, 2019, on an extradition warrant executed by Scotland Yard. His team has sought to counter allegations of fraud by deposing witnesses to establish the volatility of the gems trade. Modi has made repeated attempts at bail over the past year, each of which were turned down as he is deemed a flight risk.
Nirav Modi extradition trial to resume in United Kingdom court on September 7
The 49-year-old jeweller is fighting extradition charges relate...
Retired SC judge Markandey Katju to depose in favour of Nirav Modi in UK court
Markandey Katju will say Nirav Modi won’t get justice in India...
Delhi High Court reduces number of benches holding physical hearings as COVID-19 cases rise
According to a note issued by the office of Registrar General Manoj Jain, a full court of the judges of the Delhi High Court deliberated on continuing with physical hearings, which were started from September 1, and decided not to discontinue them completely.
Nirav Modi faces suicide risk, politically biased trial in India, UK court told
On the 2nd day of Modi's five-day extradition hearing at the court, Justice Samuel Goozee was taken through official Indian prisons data, including statistics on coronavirus cases at Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai where Modi is to be held if he is extradited. Modi's barrister, Clare Montgomery, also laid out her plans to depose further expert witnesses during the course of week.
UK court rejects plea seeking partial reporting ban in Nirav Modi case
Thipsay, as a member of the Congress party, was accused of "party political bias" in his expert legal opinion, which challenged the Indian government's case.
India refutes as 'untrue' claims of British Sikh man's torture in Delhi jail
The protesters waved placards and made speeches to protest British national Jagtar Singh Johal's detention in India for 1,020 days.
Nirav Modi UK extradition judgment in PNB money laundering case to be delivered after Dec 1
At a scheduled hearing at Westminster Magistrates Court in London on Thursday, District Judge Samuel Goozee agreed the timetable for the second leg of Modi's extradition trial scheduled between September 7 and 11.
SC asks Mallya to appear before it on October 5 in contempt case, dismisses his review plea
A bench of Justices U U Lalit and Ashok Bhushan, while dismissing his review petitions against the May 9, 2017 verdict said: "In our considered view, the attempt on part of the respondent No.3 (Mallya) to have re- hearing in the matter cannot be permitted nor do the submissions make out any 'error apparent on record' to justify interference in review jurisdiction".
Informed of transfer on Feb 17; no problem with Punjab and Haryana High Court, says Justice Muralidhar at farewell
Speaking at his farewell function in the Delhi High Court, Justice Muralidhar said he had received on February 17 a communication from the Chief Justice of India S A Bobde on a recommendation made by the Collegium for his transfer to Punjab and Haryana High court. He asserted that he has no problem going to the Punjab and Haryana High Court.
France-UK-Germany submits joint note in UN against China’s South China Sea claims
In their submission to the UN on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 (Thursday in Manila), the three powerful European countries highlighted, among others, that claims about Beijing’s exercise of “historic rights” over the South China Sea waters do not comply with international law and United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) provisions.
Indian banks pursue Mallya bankruptcy order in UK court
In a hearing in the insolvency division of the High Court in London on Tuesday, Justice Michael Briggs heard arguments from the banks, represented by barrister Marcia Shekerdemian, that pursuing the bankruptcy order was required as the banks were not secured creditors, as claimed by Mallya.
Cannot set timeline for extradition of Vijay Mallya to India, says UK envoy
Asked during an online media briefing whether Mallya has sought asylum in the UK, British High Commissioner Sir Philip Barton said his government never comments on such issues. He said the extradition of Mallya is an ongoing legal case and that the UK government does not have anything new on it.
Non-bailable arrest warrant issued against former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif
Last month, the accountability court had issued a bailable arrest warrant and served summons at all known addresses of the three-time prime minister, who is currency in London for medical treatment. PMN-N leader Ata Tarar confirmed to the court on Thursday that the 70-year-old party chief Sharif had been abroad for six months.
Actis case: Accused move Delhi HC seeking quashing of FIR
A co-accused - Supermax Personal Care Pvt Ltd. (SPCPL), an SM Group company - in its petition has said that the order passed “reflects non application of judicial mind and has been mechanically passed by the Court”.