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Indian court moves rape, murder trial of girl out of Kashmir

Indian court moves rape, murder trial of girl out of Kashmir

India's Supreme Court on Monday ordered the trial of eight men accused of the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl to be moved to another state after her family and lawyer said they faced death threats.

Naidu rejects opposition bid to impeach India's top judge

Naidu rejects opposition bid to impeach India's top judge

India's vice president on Monday rejected an unprecedented petition by seven opposition parties to impeach the top judge for "misbehaviour", saying that the allegations were "neither tenable nor admissible".

Canadian man pleads guilty to killing 6 in Quebec mosque

Canadian man pleads guilty to killing 6 in Quebec mosque

Alexandre Bissonnette, 28, handcuffed and wearing leg irons as he entered the Quebec City courtroom, had asked on Monday to change his previous plea of not guilty.

Spanish court says proposed Catalan leader must stay in jail

Spanish court says proposed Catalan leader must stay in jail

Spain's Supreme Court on Friday turned down a request by Catalan regional presidential candidate Jordi Sanchez to be allowed out of jail to attend a parliamentary session to swear in a new leader, in a further blow to the region's bid to split from Spain.

India's top court overrules annulment in 'love jihad' case

India's top court overrules annulment in 'love jihad' case

Judges overturned a lower court's ruling that the December 2016 marriage between Akhila Ashokan and Shafin Jahan was illegal.

US Supreme Court rejects Trump over 'Dreamers' immigrants

US Supreme Court rejects Trump over 'Dreamers' immigrants

The US Supreme Court on Monday dealt a setback to President Donald Trump, requiring his administration to maintain protections he has sought to end for hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought illegally into the United States as children.

India's top court steps in to help thirsty tech hub

India's top court steps in to help thirsty tech hub

The Supreme Court said a 2007 ruling by a special tribunal on river-sharing had failed to take into account Bengaluru's growing water needs, and awarded a greater share to the southern state of Karnataka.

UN group says rule of law 'under siege' in Maldives

UN group says rule of law 'under siege' in Maldives

A UN rights group said on Monday the detention of two Supreme Court judges in the tiny Indian Ocean archipelago of the Maldives was an attack on the independence of the judiciary and undermined the rule of law.

Maldives Supreme Court judge 'ill-treated in prison'

Maldives Supreme Court judge 'ill-treated in prison'

The exiled former president of the Maldives accused authorities on Wednesday of mistreating a supreme court judge thrown into prison following the imposition of a state of emergency in the Indian Ocean island nation.

Indian groups step up protests ahead of movie release

Indian groups step up protests ahead of movie release

Protests against the film turned increasingly violent late on Tuesday with vandalism around a number of multiplexes in the western state of Gujarat and dozens of motorcycles being set on fire around malls.

India's top court rejects bid to re-instate ban on film

India's top court rejects bid to re-instate ban on film

India's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected bids by two states to re-instate a ban on the release of controversial Bollywood film Padmaavat.

Senior judges open rift with India's chief justice

Senior judges open rift with India's chief justice

The judges said they were making their disagreement with Chief Justice Dipak Misra public after private talks failed to address what they said were serious problems with the running of India's highest court.