Canada court grants bail to Huawei CFO Trump might intervene

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NEW DELHI: Meng Wanzhou, 46, the chief financial officer of the Chinese telecoms giant, was granted bail on Tuesday by a Canadian court, a move that could help soothe Chinese anger over her arrest.  Meng Wanzhou, 46, Huawei’s chief financial officer and the daughter of its founder, faces US claims that she misled multinational banks about Iran-linked transactions,… Read more »

SC allows Punjab and Haryana DGPs to continue in office till January 31

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NEW DELHI: The police chiefs of Punjab and Haryana were allowed by the Supreme Court to continue in office till January 31. The police chiefs — Suresh Arora (Punjab) and B S Sandhu (Haryana) — were due to retire on December 31. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it will hear their pleas seeking modification of the… Read more »

Madras HC sets aside order transferring army man to J&K

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CHENNAI: Observing that it is the duty of the Army to motivate youngsters to join the armed forces not only for good salaries but better service conditions, court made the observations when setting aside a transfer order of a havildar to Jammu and Kashmir. Justice S Vimala set aside the order transferring Havildar B Sakthivel from Chennai… Read more »

Identity of rape victim can’t be disclosed says SC

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court issued important directives to protect privacy and reputation of victims of rape crimes including those who have died, cannot be disclosed “even in a remote manner.  A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta said this while refusing to agree with an argument that in certain matters, the victim’s name should… Read more »

Madras HC notice to TN govt on plea seeking for reservation of transgender in govt jobs

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CHENNAI: Madras high court has ordered notice to Tamil Nadu state government on a plea seeking special reservation for transgenders in appointments for government jobs. Justice S Vimala passed the order on the plea moved by P Sudha, a transsexual and resident of Chennai.  Though transgenders have been identified as the third gender, no proper welfare measures are… Read more »