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Maneka Gandhi to talk to Home Minister over release of juvenile convicted in Delhi gangrape case

Dec 07, 2015

Maneka Gandhi to talk to Home Minister over release of juvenile convicted in Delhi gangrape case

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said she will speak to the Home Minister over the release of the juvenile convicted in the 16 December gangrape case. #NewsTracker #Rajnath Singh #Law Ministry #Home Minister #Maneka Gandhi #Delhi gangrape case #Juvenile convict #India
EC to approach govt to push multiple cut-off dates proposal for enrolling voters

Nov 18, 2015

EC to approach govt to push multiple cut-off dates proposal for enrolling voters

Election Commission has decided to approach the government to push its proposal to have multiple cut-off dates to enrol voters. #NewsTracker #Election Commission #Law Ministry #EC #polls #Politics #India #voting age #multiple cut-off dates
As 8 judges retire in a month, High Courts face shortfall of 392 judges

Sep 20, 2015

As 8 judges retire in a month, High Courts face shortfall of 392 judges

At a time when there is no mechanism in place to appoint or elevate judges to the higher judiciary, 8 High Court judges have retired in a month, raising the vacancies from 384 in August to 392 this month. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Bombay High Court #Judiciary #Law Ministry #High Court #judges #HL Dattu #National Judicial Appointments Commission
Govt grants extension to eight additional judges after SC nod

Jun 19, 2015

Govt grants extension to eight additional judges after SC nod

The government is of the view that the vacuum created by the court case could create a further shortage of judges. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Bombay High Court #Law Ministry #Patna High Court #National Judicial Appointments Commission Act #Amaresh Kumar Lal
Who is 'Eeshwar' in whose name oath is taken? RTI query stumps law ministry

May 04, 2015

Who is 'Eeshwar' in whose name oath is taken? RTI query stumps law ministry

Who is 'Eeshwar' in whose name top constitutional functionaries and legislators take oath of office? This RTI query stumped the Law Ministry, which said there is no constitutional provision defining the term. #NewsTracker #Law Ministry #Satyameva Jayate #RTI Application #Shradhanand Yogacharya #S K Chitkara #India
Govt will not encroach upon judiciary's independence in NJAC issue: Sadanand Gowda

Apr 30, 2015

Govt will not encroach upon judiciary's independence in NJAC issue: Sadanand Gowda

With CJI H L Dattu refusing to be part of a committee to nominate two people to the NJAC, government on Thursday indicated that it will not go ahead with the proposed meeting of the panel as it would mean encroaching upon the independence of judiciary. #NewsTracker #Law #TheySaidIt #Judiciary #Law Ministry #Sadanand Gowda #NJAC
PMO seeks law ministry's opinion on cow slaughter 'model bill'

Mar 08, 2015

PMO seeks law ministry's opinion on cow slaughter 'model bill'

The PMO letter also mentions that in 2005 the Supreme Court had upheld the validity of a law enacted by the Gujarat government prohibiting cow slaughter. #ThisisNext #Supreme Court #Law Ministry #Prime Minister's Office #Cow slaughter #Ministry of Water Resources #Planing Commission
Pakistani singer Adnan Sami applies for Indian citizenship

Mar 01, 2015

Pakistani singer Adnan Sami applies for Indian citizenship

Pakistani singer Adnan Sami has applied for Indian citizenship for a second time despite an earlier plea of his having been rejected by the Centre. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Law Ministry #Home Ministry #Mumbai Police #Adnan Sami #Indian Citizenship Act #India
Law Ministry proposes body to help govt department in arbitration cases

Feb 18, 2015

Law Ministry proposes body to help govt department in arbitration cases

Law Ministry has proposed to develop a panel of bodies to provide institutional arbitration and advise central departments and public enterprises on ways to include arbitration clause in their contracts. #Narendra Modi #Law Ministry #NHAI #NBCC #Law Minister #DV Sadananda Gowda #United Nations Commission #The Ministry of Road Transport #Construction Industry Arbitration Council