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Modi govt to release undertrials who have served half their maximum terms

Sep 01, 2014

Modi govt to release undertrials who have served half their maximum terms

In a move that would tackle the severe congestion in Indian prisons, the Union Government has started work on a system where undertrials, who have served at least half of their would be sentence, will be released from prison. #India #Tihar jail #Modi #Law Minister #High Court #Modi government #Jails #undertrials #Ravishankar Prasad #convicts
US judge blocks Louisiana from enforcing restrictive abortion law

Sep 01, 2014

US judge blocks Louisiana from enforcing restrictive abortion law

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. #United States #US #NewsTracker #Louisiana #Women's Health #Abortion clinics #abortion laws #Anti-abortion lobby
BJP's trade cell threatens to protest against law and order situation in UP

Aug 31, 2014

BJP's trade cell threatens to protest against law and order situation in UP

BJP's trade cell here today threatened to launch a stir on September 15 over allegeddeteriorating law and order conditions and the issue of power crisis in the state. #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #Meerut #Law and order situation #trade cell #BJP's trade cell
Will amend land acquisition law to make it more flexible, says Jaitley

Aug 30, 2014

Will amend land acquisition law to make it more flexible, says Jaitley

The government on Saturday said it is contemplating changes in the land acquisition law to make it "more flexible", a move which could help in kick starting stalled projects. #India #NewsTracker #Arun Jaitley #PPP #commerce ministry #land acquisition law
Law must keep pace with tech to block access to porn sites SC

Aug 30, 2014

Law must keep pace with tech to block access to porn sites SC

Supreme Court said that technology always moves at a pace faster, and the govt must match the pace to check access to pornography websites. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Law #SC #porn #Indian law #Pornography websites #Blocking porn sites

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Devyani case: Four questions Preet Bharara must answer

Dec 19, 2013

Devyani case: Four questions Preet Bharara must answer

Reminding the Attorney that Devyani Khobargade is a Dy Consul General of Indian Consulate and as per her assertions she was handcuffed and strip-searched to such a ludicrous extreme as probing her cavities, I ask the attorney to clarify on the following: #HowThisWorks #India #Prabhu Dayal #Preet Bharara #Sushilkumar Shinde #New York #Labour laws #nanny #Devyani Khobragade #Underpaid labour #US Consular staff

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Devyani case: Four questions Preet Bharara must answer

Aug 30, 2014

Those with health coverage through Obama's law may face a challenge in getting tax-return form

If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring... #Barack Obama #Washington
Devyani case: Four questions Preet Bharara must answer

Aug 30, 2014

Massachusetts May Shut Down Casinos Before Even One Opens

Massachusetts approved legislation in 2011 to allow three casinos and a slots parlor, and voters will decide in November whether to repeal the law before a single casino has been built... #Barack Obama #Washington
Devyani case: Four questions Preet Bharara must answer

Aug 27, 2014

‘Cops’ crew member, robbery suspect both shot dead

A crew member filming the television show “Cops” was shot dead by police Tuesday as law enforcement officers tried to corral a robbery suspect at an Omaha, Neb., fast food restaurant... #Barack Obama #Washington