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Mar 05, 2019
PM-SYM pension scheme subscription to cross one-crore mark soon; 2.36 lakh service centres set up: Ravi Shankar PrasadAccording to the labour ministry portal, as many as 10.95 lakh workers have already subscribed to the PM-SYM pension scheme.
Feb 14, 2019
Rafale, Dassault and beyond: The travesty of defence procurement in India, as explained by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWe have a DPP which can make all the defence PSUs almost redundant, choose any corporation – like mine – for any contract and nobody would even know I am the one behind the biggest contract in the country because the DPP gives me that confidentiality? All in the interest of the country, of course?
Dec 28, 2018
Triple talaq bill will find support in Rajya Sabha, it's not about 'political opposition', says Ravi Shankar PrasadThe government expressed hope on Friday that the triple talaq bill, which criminalises the practice of instant divorce by Muslim men, will find support in the Rajya Sabha, whose approval is necessary for the bill to become law.
Aug 29, 2018
Recommend successor's name, Ravi Shankar Prasad asks Dipak Misra: CJI to retire on 2 OctoberLaw Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad is learnt to have asked CJI Dipak Misra to recommend the name of his successor, setting in motion the process of change of guard in the Supreme Court. Justice Misra retires on October 2.
Jul 10, 2018
Law ministry drafts proposal for special fast-track courts to ensure speedy trials in rape cases, recommends 2 months for investigationNew fast-track courts will be set up to deal with rape cases and special forensic kits will be given to all police stations and hospitals.
Jul 07, 2018
The revenue argument is a powerful clincher in favour of legalising sports betting and gamblingSports 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.
May 19, 2018
Ravi Shankar Prasad says there is 'need for transparency' in appointment of judgesRavi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said there was "need for transparency" in the appointment of judges and the "autonomy of the judiciary should be respected".
Dec 30, 2017
Triple talaq bill: Government bulldozing its way through Lok Sabha shows its animus towards Indian MuslimsThe triple talaq bill is, quite simply, the BJP’s approach to delegitimise Indian Muslims. The proposed legislation has its roots in hatred of Muslims being nursed in our political culture.
Dec 29, 2017
Winter Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha passes bill making instant triple talaq a crime, ball now in Rajya Sabha's courtThe Lok Sabha passed the contentious bill making instant triple illegal with up to three years in jail for the husband, a development hailed by the government as "historic".
Dec 28, 2017
Parliament updates: Asaduddin Owaisi says Muslim women celebrating passing of triple talaq bill 'don't know law'The government on Thursday is set to introduce the triple talaq bill in the Lower House of the Parliament. On the other hand, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is also likely to make a statement over the Kulbhushan Jadhav row.