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Being a Maoist not a crime, police can detain person only for unlawful activities: Kerala HC

May 22, 2015

Being a Maoist not a crime, police can detain person only for unlawful activities: Kerala HC

In a significant ruling, the Kerala High Court on Friday said that being a Maoist is not a crime and police cannot detain a person merely because he is a Maoist. #India #Kerala #NewsTracker #Law #Crime #Maoist #Kerala HC #Landmark Decision
Child Labour Act: Govt allows under-14 children to work in non-hazardous family enterprises

May 13, 2015

Child Labour Act: Govt allows under-14 children to work in non-hazardous family enterprises

Government gave its nod to a proposal allowing children below 14 years of age to work only in family enterprises or entertainment industry with certain conditions while completely banning their employment elsewhere. The original child labour law banned employment of children below 14 in only 18 hazardous industries. #NewsTracker #Child labour law #Hazardous industries #Family enterprises #Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act
Arvind Kejriwal's media madness: After defamation threat, now his own media house?

May 11, 2015

Arvind Kejriwal's media madness: After defamation threat, now his own media house?

Ironically, the stand taken by the Delhi government on defamation stands against what its chief minister advocated not too long ago in April this year. #Politics #Media #Congress #BJP #Arvind Kejriwal #Ajay Maken #PolicyWatch #AAP #Satish Upadhyay #Defamation law
Why did Salman Khan's trial take so long? Because that's how law works in India

May 07, 2015

Why did Salman Khan's trial take so long? Because that's how law works in India

Salman Khan was alleged to have been driving the car rashly, under the influence of alcohol. After a long-winded series of trials arguments finally concluded in April 2015. #Salman Khan #Judiciary #Indian judiciary #hit-and-run case #2002 Hit-and-run case #30 indian construction workers #Salman Khan case #Salman verdict #Law in Indian
Top Naxal leader arrested: Kerala's most wanted Maoist is a law graduate with IT diploma

May 06, 2015

Top Naxal leader arrested: Kerala's most wanted Maoist is a law graduate with IT diploma

Did you know that the arrested Maoist leader was a well-educated man? The arrested man Roopesh, apart from being a Maoist, was also a law graduate. #India #Terrorism #Kerala #Oommen Chandy #Maoist #Naxal #WhoIsThis #Kerala CM #Roopesh #IT diploma #law graduate #Shyna
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. #India #NewsTracker #Law Ministry #Satyameva Jayate #RTI Application #Shradhanand Yogacharya #S K Chitkara
Law officers in ministries to help reduce government litigation

May 03, 2015

Law officers in ministries to help reduce government litigation

In a bid to shed the tag of being the biggest litigant, the government has decided to attach law officers to various central ministries to ensure that courts are only approached as a last resort and cases where chances of winning are lean are not pursued. #India #NewsTracker #Law #Government #govt #litigation #Law Ministers
Will quit if Kejriwal wants me to resign: Jitender Singh Tomar on 'fake' law degree issue

May 01, 2015

Will quit if Kejriwal wants me to resign: Jitender Singh Tomar on 'fake' law degree issue

Under attack over his alleged fake degree, Delhi Law Minister Tomar said he would tender his resignation immediately if Kejriwal indicates to him to do so. #Politics #BJP #Delhi #TheySaidIt #Arvind Kejriwal #Smriti Irani #HRD Minister #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Delhi CM #Delhi law minister #Jitender Singh Tomar #fake law degree
Fake law degree row: Allegations against me baseless, Tomar writes to Kejriwal

Apr 30, 2015

Fake law degree row: Allegations against me baseless, Tomar writes to Kejriwal

Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar has written to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the controversy surrounding his law degree saying that the allegations against him are false and intending to malign his and the party's image. #India #Delhi #NewsTracker #Arvind Kejriwal #Law Minister #AAP #Jitender Singh Tomar