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The opinion survey that led to a fatwa: What it reveals about sharia law and Muslim women

Apr 22, 2015

The opinion survey that led to a fatwa: What it reveals about sharia law and Muslim women

Anjums survey became contentious because she elicited the opinion of 100 Muslim women in Uttar Pradeshs Rohilkhand region on the personal laws governing them. #Supreme Court #Sanjay Dutt #ConnectTheDots #Divorce #sharia law #Muslim women #Property Rights #Shumaila Anjum
NJAC case: The slippery slope of the conflict of interest argument

Apr 22, 2015

NJAC case: The slippery slope of the conflict of interest argument

The new laws mandate the creation of a National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) whose members are a mix of judiciary and executive. #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Law #Judiciary #Courts #Constitution #lawyers #Fali Nariman #National Judicial Appointments Commission #Indian courts #NJAC
Political parties failed to have consensus over disclosure of donations, says EC

Apr 17, 2015

Political parties failed to have consensus over disclosure of donations, says EC

Political parties have failed to arrive at an agreement on a Law Commission recommendation making it mandatory to disclose donations less than Rs 20,000 if the total amount exceeds Rs 20 crore. #NewsTracker #Election Commission #EC #Law Commission #Donations
US states redefine religious freedom: Time to read Obama's Delhi speech back to him

Apr 17, 2015

US states redefine religious freedom: Time to read Obama's Delhi speech back to him

Recent trends in some US state laws suggest that conservative religious groups have managed to define religious freedom in such a way as to protect them from anti-discrimination laws #InMyOpinion #Relilgious Freedom in the US #Obama's Siri Fort Address #Anti-Discrimination Laws #Gays and LGBT
Indian firms are not creating enough jobs and reason is restrictive labour laws

Apr 16, 2015

Indian firms are not creating enough jobs and reason is restrictive labour laws

The reason for the reluctance of Indian businesses to invest in sectors that are labour intensive is the restrictive labour laws #Arvind Panagariya #labour law #Niti Aayog #textile sector
SC judge recuses from hearing pleas challenging the Judicial Appointments Commission Act

Apr 15, 2015

SC judge recuses from hearing pleas challenging the Judicial Appointments Commission Act

A Constitution bench could not begin the hearing to examine the validity of the law replacing the collegium system of appointment of judges as the judge heading it recused from the case. #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Law #Attorney General #Apex Court #Mukul Rohatgi #Constitution bench #National Judicial Appointments Commission Act #NJAC Act
Appointment of judges: SC Constitution Bench to have crucial hearing on NJAC on Wednesday

Apr 14, 2015

Appointment of judges: SC Constitution Bench to have crucial hearing on NJAC on Wednesday

Two days after the government notified the controversial NJAC law to remove the collegium system of appointment of judges, a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court will commence hearing from on Wednesday to examine the validity of new measure and is likely to consider passing an interim order to staying the operation of the Act. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #SC #Collegium System #NJAC #NJAC law
Did Naveen Jindal break forex laws? ED probing his bank accounts in Singapore

Apr 14, 2015

Did Naveen Jindal break forex laws? ED probing his bank accounts in Singapore

A Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) spokesperson denied any contravention or wrongdoing on the part of the Jindals in the case #FEMA #Naveen Jindal #Jindal Steel and Power #ED probe #forex law
Land law passed by UPA was conspiracy against farmers, says Arun Jaitley

Apr 09, 2015

Land law passed by UPA was conspiracy against farmers, says Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday alleged that the Land Acquisition Law passed in 2013 under the UPA regime was a "conspiracy" to shun rural areas from development and render landless people jobless. #UPA #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #Land Bill #NDA #Land Acuisition law