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Sikh Group to Challenge Dismissal of 1984 Case against India’s Congress Party

New York , USA: While acknowledging that corporate entities like Congress party of India can be sued under Alien Torts Statute (ATS), Judge Robert W. Sweet of US District Court dismissed the 1984 rights violation lawsuit against Congress party for failure to show sufficient “touch and concern” to the United States. The rights group “Sikhs for Justice” (SFJ) will challenge the ...

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Rights groups to serve US court summons to Badal

New York, USA: A Sikh rights body in US has said that it will use provisions of the Hague Service Treaty to serve the summons of a US court to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, in a case accusing him of human rights violation. The Hague Service Treaty, of which India is a signatory allows service of judicial papers between ...

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Sikhs For Justice to Challenges Dismissal of Parkash Badal

New York, USA: Rights group challenged the dismissal of human rights violation case against CM Badal and filed appeal with the US Circuit Court. The Sikh group has challenged the May 17 order of Federal Judge dismissing the case against CM Badal for failure to effectuate service and the order denying rights group’s motion to conduct jurisdictional discovery. Judge Adelman ...

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