Soot, smoke and ‘excessive’ gas emissions — welcome to Onslow, WA

Smoke and flames from Chevron’s Wheatstone gas plant can be seen on the way into Onslow. (ABC Pilbara: Susan Standen) Residents living near one of Australia’s biggest resource projects say their complaints about what they describe as excessive soot smoke and flaring have been ignored. Key points: Onslow residents say black smoke and four-storey-high flares […]

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Nirav Modi challenged fugitive proceedings against him in Mumbai sessions court citing its powers; wins

A Mumbai sessions court could not label Nirav Modi as a fugitive economic offender stating that it does not have sufficient power to do so. Following the usual date-upon-date judicial norm, the court postponed the case until it is vested with appropriate powers. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has been trying hard for a fugitive status […]

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