A bench comprising justices NV Ramana, Surya Kant and Aniruddha Bose, made the remark while hearing a PIL filed by lawyer and BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay seeking speedy disposal of cases against the lawmakers
Govt takes 127 days, Collegium 119 days to deal with recommendations for appointment of judges, Centre tells SC
Attorney General KK Venugopal told a Supreme Court bench that high courts across the country have not even recommended the names for appointment of judges for 199 out of 396 vacancies
Venkaiah Naidu for regional Supreme Court benches to ensure equitable justice but logistics, lawyers' groups may be hurdles
While the data might suggest that centralisation of the Supreme Court’s location affects the public’s access, the decision to establish regional benches of the Supreme Court is not going to be a simple one.
Filing false election affidavit 'corrupt practice', but can't direct Parliament to frame law: Supreme Court
Supreme Court bench was hearing a petition filed by BJP leader and advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking a direction to the Centre to take appropriate steps to make false declaration before the EC and Chief Electoral Officer an electoral offence
CBI can book officials for seeking and accepting sexual favours under new anti-corruption law, accused can get 7 years in prison
CBI can now book officials for seeking and accepting sexual favours, expensive club memberships, providing employment to close friends or relatives among others.
Amit Shah writes to Law Commission batting for 'One Nation, One Poll', says separate polls drain state's resources
BJP chief Amit Shah wrote to the Law Commission on Monday, advocating for a 'One Nation, One Poll' and suggested that in a progressive democracy such as India, having separate elections strained the resources of the state.
14 parties to attend Law Commission's three-day meet on simultaneous elections; Congress, CPI likely to skip
The Law Commission of India is holding a three-day consultation on 7, 8 and 11 July with political parties across the country to discuss the feasibility of conducting simultaneous Lok Sabha and state Assembly elections.
Law Commission on Friday clarified that it had ‘strongly and categorically’ recommended to the Centre that ‘legalising betting and gambling in the present scenario is not desirable and that a complete ban on unlawful betting and gambling must be ensured’.
Sports betting and gambling, if legalised, would fetch for the government a 30 percent plus tax from winners in addition to a conservative 18 percent GST.
The report reads that the commission took opinion from students, experts and general public before coming to a conclusion that regulation in the law was required instead of complete prohibition.
Law Commission's game-changing suggestion to bring BCCI under RTI Act needs political will to become reality
The Law Commission’s suggestion to bring BCCI under RTI will remove the distinction that BCCI has deliberately and carefully built between itself and other National Sports Federations.
Law commission set to examine UCC as Muslim leaders blast Narendra Modi govt, claim Islam and country in danger
The Law Commission of India is set to examine perhaps the most contentious social and political issue: Uniform Civil Code (UCC).
BCCI top brass not perturbed by Law Commission's recommendation, will wait for government's decision
The BCCI top brass is not overtly perturbed by Law Commission's recommendation of bringing the richest sporting body of the country under the Right To Information (RTI) ambit.
Law Commission of India recommends Centre to make BCCI a 'state' body, bring it under Right to Information Act
The Law Commission of India has recommended the central government to make the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as a national sports federation and bring it under the Right To Information Act.
Delhi High Court 'pained' by undertrials languishing in jail despite getting bail, issues directions to trial courts
Delhi High Court has said it is "pained" by undertrials languishing in Tihar Jail despite getting bail as they could not furnish a bond due to poverty
Law commission to examine issue of those wrongfully incarcerated, may suggest legislation to compensate victims
The law commission will examine the issue of those wrongfully incarcerated in the coming days following a reference from the Delhi High Court
Ram Nath Kovindexpressed concern over "unacceptably low" representation of women, OBCs, SC/STs in higher judiciary and called for steps to remedy situation
SC ruling that 'cooling period' can be waived for divorce is progressive, pragmatic; minimises State intervention in matrimony
SC held that the six-month waiting period prescribed under Section 13B(2) of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 for divorce by mutual consent is not mandatory.
Triple talaq: Muslim law board should take cues from divorce rules in 22 'Islamic nations', not delay reforms
Rather than dilly-dallying the much-needed reforms on the issue of the oral triple talaq, the Indian Muslim intelligentsia and the clergy or ulema could learn from the 22 Islamic countries who changed their divorce laws
According to the Commission, "hate speech generally is an incitement to hatred primarily against a group of persons defined in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief and the like.