Court rejects Competition Bureau’s appeal to block Rogers’ takeover of Shaw

Business·BreakingCanada’s Federal Court of Appeal has rejected the Competition Bureau’s request to block the takeover of Shaw by Rogers, a decision that removes one of the final hurdles standing in the way of the $20-billion merger from going ahead.Only thing standing in way of deal now is ministerial approvalPete Evans · CBC News · Posted:…Continue Reading

Court orders government to repatriate 4 Canadian men detained in Syria

PoliticsThe Federal Court has ordered the government to repatriate four Canadian men currently being held in northeastern Syria.4 men, including Jack Letts, being held in prisons for suspected ISIS membersDarren Major · CBC News · Posted: Jan 20, 2023 5:37 PM EST | Last Updated: 3 hours agoPeople walk in the marketplace at the al-Hol…Continue Reading

U.S. Supreme Court justice’s wife still believes 2020 election was stolen: committee chair

Virginia (Ginni) Thomas, the wife of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, stood by the false claim that the 2020 election was fraudulent during an interview Thursday with the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection, the panel’s chairman said.Bennie Thompson answered “Yes,” when asked by reporters if Virginia Thomas still believed that to be…Continue Reading

Federal court certifies $1.1B class action against RCMP over alleged bullying, harassment

A national class-action lawsuit against the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, alleging failure to provide a workplace free from bullying, intimidation, and harassment, has been certified by the Federal Court of Canada.The class action seeks more than $1.1 billion in damages on behalf of all current and former RCMP members and civilians, special constables and reservists who…Continue Reading

Karachi-based YouTuber Jameel Farooqui. — Twitter Karachi’s district and sessions court approves transitory remand of social media activist.Karachi police transfers Jameel Farooqui’s custody to Islamabad Police, say sources. Case has been registered against him in Islamabad’s Ramna Police Station. A court has granted Islamabad Police three-day transitory remand of Karachi-based YouTuber Jameel Farooqui after he was arrested for levelling false allegations…Continue Reading

Court issues arrest warrants for Ata Tarar, 11 other PML-N leaders

(L to R) PML-N leaders Rana Mashood, Ata Tarar, and Malik Saif ul Malook Khokhar. — Twitter/PID/FacebookCourt issues arrest warrants for creating ruckus in Punjab Assembly.Police say PML-N leaders knowingly did not show up for probe.Ata Tarar, Rana Mashood, 10 other PML-N leaders to be arrested.LAHORE: A judicial magistrate Friday issued the arrest warrants for a dozen PML-N…Continue Reading

Italian court dismisses sexual assault case against Paul Haggis

An Italian court dismissed sexual assault case against Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis.The court ruled that there are no grounds to further pursue an investigation into the Canadian director had sex with a young woman without her consent.After viewing the evidence and hearing arguments from both sides, the District Court of Lecce, an appellate court with…Continue Reading

Madras High Court dismisses plea seeking voting via EVMs for those on poll duty

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has dismissed the petition that sought to do away with voting via postal ballot for those on election duty and instead use the electronic voting machines (EVMs) in elections. A Division Bench of Chief Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari and Justice S. Ananthi (since retired) observed that voting…Continue Reading

Supreme Court junks PIL, lets Centre continue security cover of Ambani, family

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a PIL before the Tripura high court questioning the top-level security cover for Mukesh Ambani and his family after they informed the court they fully reimburse the Centre the cost of security. A bench of CJI NV Ramana and Justices Krishna Murari and Hima Kohli allowed an…Continue Reading

AP high court to get seven new judges, strength rising to 31

Vijayawada: Seven judicial officers working in various courts in AP are in the line for elevation as judges of the high court. The Supreme Court Collegium in its meeting on Wednesday approved the elevation of these judicial officers as judges. They are Venkata Ravindrababu, Radhakrishna Krupasagar, Syamsunder Bandaru, Srinivas Vutukuru, Varahalakshmi Chakravarthy, Tallapragada Mallikarjuna and…Continue Reading