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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.
Oct 10, 2016
NCERT advises Centre against scrapping 'no detention' policy, says dropout rate will riseThe National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has advised the central government against scrapping the “no detention” policy.
Aug 30, 2016
Consumer Protection Bill draft: Celebrities, cos face same punishment for misleading adsCelebrities endorsing consumer goods and services may face the risk of being jailed in case of false or misleading claims if the new consumer protection law is cleared in the present shape.
Jul 19, 2016
No Calcutta, Bombay, Madras: Centre moves bill calling for change of high courts' namesSeeking to rename Bombay, Madras and Calcutta high courts to reflect the change in the names of the cities they are located in, the Centre moved a bill in the Lok Sabha
Jun 22, 2016
There should be minimal interference of courts to speed up projects: Law Ministry committeeThere should be minimal interference of courts to ensure that public works projects are not stalled or delayed, a Law Ministry committee said.
Jun 03, 2016
Shortage of 458 judges in high courts, says Law Ministry reportThe high courts face a shortage of 458 judges, according to a latest Law Ministry data which comes at a time when the judiciary and the government are divided on various clauses of a document which will guide future appointment of members to the higher courts.
Apr 25, 2016
We write orders, not go to Manali during break: CJI Thakur slams PM’s suggestionThe Supreme Court collegium will respond next week to government on the revised memorandum of procedure, a document to guide appointment of judges to the apex court and the high courts, Chief Justice of India T S Thakur said on Sunday.
Apr 25, 2016
Retired judges to be reappointed to tackle pending cases: CJI ThakurA conference of chief ministers and chief justices of high courts on Sunday adopted a resolution to invoke a constitutional provision to appoint retired judicial officers as ad hoc judges.