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Aug 06, 2017
Bofor scam: BJP's Ajay Agrawal requests Supreme Court for an early hearingAn application has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking early hearing of the politically sensitive Rs 64 crore Bofors pay-off case
Jul 16, 2017
Railways biggest govt litigant with over 66,000 cases pending across country: Law ministryThe railway ministry is the biggest litigant among the government departments as it is a party to over 66,000 cases pending in courts across the country, the law ministry says.
Jun 29, 2017
KK Venugopal likely to be next attorney general after Mukul RohatgiVenugopal, 86, is likely to represent the government as a law officer for the second time as he was one of the Additional Solicitors General during the Morarji Desai government.
Jun 01, 2017
Government mulls new law on out-of-court settlements to ease load on judiciaryThe government is considering a new law on voluntary out-of-court settlements to ease the massive load of cases on the judiciary.
May 04, 2017
Disclose action taken on complaint against ex-CJI Altamas Kabir: CIC to SCCIC also asked Central Public Information Officer of the Supreme Court to furnish details of the number of complaints rejected or accepted against Kabir and other judges
May 02, 2017
India's Disability Act gets delayed by over a month due to 'procedural lapse'The process for implementation of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act has been delayed by over a month after the Social Justice Ministry, "in a procedural lapse", tried to notify the rules before the Act came into force.
Apr 30, 2017
Election Commission to govt: Disqualify candidates named in charge sheets for bribing voters for 5 yearsNew Delhi: The Election Commission will tell the government to disqualify for up to 5 years candidates listed in charge sheets for bribing voters, a move which comes after it found that "innovative ways" were used for luring electors in a Tamil Nadu bypoll.
Dec 03, 2016
EC reviewing laws to cleanse political funding: Chief Election CommissionerThe Election Commission (EC) is working towards a "comprehensive review" of the election laws as it is "eagerly awaiting" government's response on its slew of proposals to decriminalize politics and cleanse political funding
Nov 21, 2016
Demonetisation: Centre's refusal to empower EC to clamp down on notebank politics raises eyebrowsIn lieu of the demonetisation wave, the Centre’s reluctance to empower the Election Commission to clamp down on black money in politics does raise eyebrows.
Oct 12, 2016
Parliamentary panel to seek law ministry's views on 'inordinate delay' in filling SC vacanciesAmid a raging debate on shortage of judges, a parliamentary panel has decided to seek the views of the Law Ministry on "inordinate delay" in filling up vacancies in the Supreme Court and the 24 high courts of the country.