Articles about US District Court

Plea of 169 Indians against Trump's H-1B visa move rejected

18 Sep 2020

World
Plea of 169 Indians against Trump's H-1B visa move rejected

A United States judge has turned down a plea by 169 Indians challenging President Donald Trump's decision to suspend H-1B visas till the end of this year, a move widely criticized by tech giants.

Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration over international student visa rules

08 Jul 2020

World
Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration over international student visa rules

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on Wednesday sued the Donald Trump administration in the United States over expelling foreign students if their classes go online due to the pandemic.

Missouri becomes first US state to sue China over coronavirus

22 Apr 2020

World
Missouri becomes first US state to sue China over coronavirus

The US state of Missouri on Tuesday filed a civil lawsuit against the Chinese government over its handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

World Cup: Former FIFA officials accused of taking bribes

07 Apr 2020

Sports
World Cup: Former FIFA officials accused of taking bribes

According to US prosecutors, former FIFA executives took bribes in return for voting for Russia and Qatar to host the World Cup.

Google sued for spying on students through Chromebooks: Details here

22 Feb 2020

Technology
Google sued for spying on students through Chromebooks: Details here

Google could be on the verge of another privacy-related debacle.

Apple accused of copying 'Sign in with Apple' feature

07 Oct 2019

Technology
Apple accused of copying 'Sign in with Apple' feature

Apple has been accused of copying 'Sign in with Apple' - an iOS 13 feature that lets users sign into apps without giving away their actual email IDs.

Apple facing lawsuit over Shortcuts app: Details here

24 Sep 2019

Business
Apple facing lawsuit over Shortcuts app: Details here

Apple is facing a patent infringement lawsuit from a Virginia-based company called Aftechmobile.

18-year-old sues Apple for $1 billion: Here's why

23 Apr 2019

Business
18-year-old sues Apple for $1 billion: Here's why

An 18-year-old teenager from New York has sued Apple for a whopping $1 billion.

Apple sued over defective iPad explosion: Details here

18 Feb 2019

Business
Apple sued over defective iPad explosion: Details here

Apple is facing a lawsuit from a US-based woman over a defective iPad.

Apple accused of 'misleading' customers about display, hiding notch

16 Dec 2018

Business
Apple accused of 'misleading' customers about display, hiding notch

Apple has been accused of misleading customers about the display of the iPhone X, Xs, and Xs Max.

CNN sues Trump, others for banning WH correspondent Jim Acosta

13 Nov 2018

World
CNN sues Trump, others for banning WH correspondent Jim Acosta

CNN is filing a lawsuit against US President Donald Trump and several White House officials over the ban on its Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta.

Apple faces lawsuit over unauthorized use of secure messaging technology

28 Sep 2018

Business
Apple faces lawsuit over unauthorized use of secure messaging technology

Apple has been hit with a federal court lawsuit accusing the company of illegally using patented secure messaging technology across a range of its products.

H-4 visa work permits to be revoked, many Indian-Americans affected

22 Sep 2018

World
H-4 visa work permits to be revoked, many Indian-Americans affected

The Trump administration is clamping down on H-4 visa holders.

#GamingBytes: Grand Theft Auto Publisher wins an injunction against hacker

20 Aug 2018

Technology
#GamingBytes: Grand Theft Auto Publisher wins an injunction against hacker

Take-Two Interactive, the parent company behind the popular game Grand Theft Auto 5, were granted a temporary injunction against a Georgia man, David Zipperer, to stop the sale of two mods.

American-citizenship of Indian-origin man convicted of terrorism to be revoked

04 Jul 2018

World
American-citizenship of Indian-origin man convicted of terrorism to be revoked

The US filed a lawsuit in a federal court in the Northern District of Illinois seeking to revoke the American citizenship of a 37-year-old Indian-origin man convicted of terrorism.

American-firm to pay $100,000 to settle Indian-origin employee's discrimination lawsuit

03 Jul 2018

World
American-firm to pay $100,000 to settle Indian-origin employee's discrimination lawsuit

An American firm will pay $100,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of an Indian-origin employee who was fired for seeking a transfer to care for his differently-abled son.

US Supreme Court to hear dispute over Gujarat power plant

22 May 2018

World
US Supreme Court to hear dispute over Gujarat power plant

The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a petition filed by Indian villagers seeking to hold a US-based international financial institution responsible for widespread environmental damage they blame on a power plant it financed in Gujarat.

Chinese man makes $1.1 million by selling fake iPhones

05 Feb 2018

World
Chinese man makes $1.1 million by selling fake iPhones

Chinese national Jianhua Li has admitted to have sold fake iPhones and iPads to customers in the United States as part of a bigger counterfeiting operation.

Volkswagen emissions scandal: 40-month prison sentence to former engineer

26 Aug 2017

World
Volkswagen emissions scandal: 40-month prison sentence to former engineer

The US District Court in Detroit has sentenced a former Volkswagen engineer, James Liang, to 40 months in prison for helping the German automaker develop a device for cars to cheat the US emissions tests.

Racial Discrimination: Former US employee files lawsuit against Infosys

22 Jun 2017

Business
Racial Discrimination: Former US employee files lawsuit against Infosys

Erin Green, a former Head of Immigration at Infosys in the United States, filed a lawsuit, accusing the IT major of "racial discrimination" against non-South Asian employees.

9/11 Lawsuits: Saudi banks, Bin Laden affiliated companies sued

15 Apr 2017

World
9/11 Lawsuits: Saudi banks, Bin Laden affiliated companies sued

A group of over two dozen US insurers affiliated with the insurance holding firm Travelers Cos has sued ten defendants including Saudi banks and companies connected to Osama bin Laden over the 9/11 terror attacks.

Donations to 'American Civil Liberties Union' up by six-times

31 Jan 2017

World
Donations to 'American Civil Liberties Union' up by six-times

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) reportedly received $24.1 million in online donations post President Trump's signing of ban order.

Indian-American CEO charged with callous treatment of house-help

08 Sep 2016

World
Indian-American CEO charged with callous treatment of house-help

Himanshu Bhatia, an Indian-American CEO of IT staffing and consulting firm Rose International, has been charged with mistreatment of her Indian domestic help.