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news An Indian-origin law student has sued Manhattan`s top federal prosecutor Preet Bharara and the US Justice Department claiming she was unlawfully questioned and her cell phone confiscated after she sent letters to the presiding judge during Rajat Gupta`s insider trading trial.

24-year-old Benula Bensam, who regularly attended the trial of ex-McKinsey head Gupta, filed a 16-page lawsuit against Bharara, prosecutors Reed Brodsky, Richard Tarlowe and the US Marshals Service in US District Court here this month.

In the lawsuit she alleges that she was subjected to ``unreasonable search[..]
A Missouri prosecutor who dropped charges in a controversial rape case will ask a court to appoint a special prosecutor to review the facts and look at possibly refiling charges.
Nodaway County[..]
In a case that pits First Amendment rights of young Americans to display pride in their country against the power of high school administrators to take reasonable measures to promote student safety, a[..]
India and Latvia signed an agreement for providing tax stability to residents of both countries and facilitate economic cooperation by stimulating flow of investment, technology and services.
posted 07/19/2010 03:50PM
news San Francisco`s city attorney sent a letter to Nevada officials this week demanding that California cities and counties be repaid for the treatment costs for some 500 psychiatric patients who were given one-way bus tickets to the state.
The practice, dubbed `Greyhound therapy,` cost San Francisco $500,000 in medical care and housing for 20 people shipped to the city, according to a letter from City Attorney Dennis Herrera obtained by the San Francisco Chronicle.
`I don\'t think there is any doubt that it occurred in this case,` Herrera is quoted saying. `Here you have a very well-docum[..]
Johannesburg: Ewie Cronje, father of deceased former South African captain Hansie Cronje, has threatened legal action against the Indian police for filing a chargesheet which implicates his son in the[..]
An American Indian child being raised by her biological father should not have been taken from her adoptive parents, the Supreme Court ruled recently, saying that a federal law devised to keep Indian [..]
BT and Vodafone are alleged to be among companies which have been passing users` information to British spies.

The two companies have - among others - passed details of their customers` phone c[..]
A Liechtenstein bank has agreed to pay more than $23.8 million to the United States under a nonprosecution agreement with the U.S. Attorney`s Office for the Southern District. The bank was investigate[..]
Australian babies may be left stateless and unable to leave India as a result of changes to the country`s commercial surrogacy laws.

In Australia, commercial surrogacy is illegal. The ban has r[..]
London, July 31, 2013 Irish president on Tuesday signed a landmark bill on abortion into law, allowing women in the predominantly Catholic country to have an abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnorma[..]
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