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Bill to repeal 287 obsolete laws to be introduced in Winter Session, says govt

Sep 29, 2014

Bill to repeal 287 obsolete laws to be introduced in Winter Session, says govt

Giving a fresh push to weed out archaic laws, Law Ministry would bring a new bill in Winter session of Parliament to repeal another 287 obsolete statutes even as it works overtime to ensure that 700 Appropriation Acts which have lost relevance are junked. #India #TheySaidIt #Ravi Shankar Prasad #Law Ministry #parliament #bill #Winter session #obsolete laws
Modi's lopsided cabinet Jaitley needs to let go of either finance or defence

Sep 11, 2014

Modi's lopsided cabinet Jaitley needs to let go of either finance or defence

The weakness of the Modi government is too many important portfolios is too few hands. A start should be made by divesting Arun Jaitley of the defence ministry, followed up by a full-fledged cabinet expansion #Energy #Defence #sushma swaraj #finance ministry #Nitin Gadkari #InMyOpinion #Arun Jaitley #Rajnath Singh #Law Ministry #IB #Jaitley #Cabinet expansion #Modi Cabinet
Obsolete laws Law panel shoots off letter to ministries, complains of no help

Sep 09, 2014

Obsolete laws Law panel shoots off letter to ministries, complains of no help

As the Narendra Modi government moves ahead to weed out archaic laws, a peeved Law Ministryhas shot off a letter to all Union ministries pointing out that "several" of them have failed to help the Law Commission compile a list of obsolete statutes. #NewsTracker #Law #Narendra Modi government #PK Malhotra #Law Panel #law ministries
Judges appointment bill aimed at having fair procedure Govt to Lok Sabha

Aug 12, 2014

Judges appointment bill aimed at having fair procedure Govt to Lok Sabha

Government today asserted that a bill to set up a commission on appointment of judges is aimed at having a "fair procedure" for appointing judges to higher courts and it has no intention to have any confrontation with the judiciary on the issue. #India #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Government #Ravi Shankar Prasad #Law Ministry #judges #National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill #Judges appointment bill
PM Modi wants criminal cases against politicians fast-tracked

Jul 25, 2014

PM Modi wants criminal cases against politicians fast-tracked

Pushing for clean politics, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to work out a mechanism to settle criminal and other court cases against politicians within a year. #Narendra Modi #Supreme Court #Ravi Shankar Prasad #Law Ministry #Ministry of Home Affairs #Law Commission
PM Modi wants criminal cases against politicians fast-tracked

Oct 01, 2014

Kurds take over militant turf in Iraq

BAGHDAD -- Kurdish fighters opened offensives Tuesday against Islamic State militants in several parts of northern Iraq, seizing control of a vital border crossing between Iraq and Syria that has been a major conduit for insurgents moving between the... #Syria #Iraq #Mosul
PM Modi wants criminal cases against politicians fast-tracked

Oct 01, 2014

11 Killed, 40 Injured in Ukraine's Donetsk Shelling

At least 11 people were killed and 40 others were injured during artillery shelling of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, a local hospital spokesman told RIA Novosti, Wednesday. Earlier today, the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) D... #Belarus #Minsk
PM Modi wants criminal cases against politicians fast-tracked

Sep 30, 2014

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry Turns Down Donation of Pacific Island

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has rejected a proposal to acquire an island drifting across the Pacific Ocean. It has described the 30 000 km territory, which is roughly the size of Belgium, as "movable property" and "an artificial floating object".... #United Nations #Belgium #Panama #Richard Branson #Bulgaria #Pacific Ocean