Eminent Supreme Court lawyer, ex-law minister Ram Jethmalani passes away at 95; last rites to be performed this evening
Veteran Supreme Court lawyer and former Union Minister Ram Jethmalani passed away on Sunday morning at his residence in New Delhi. Jethmalani was 95. He is survived by his son Mahesh Jethmalani, a noted lawyer, and a daughter. His other child, Rani Jethmalani, had passed away in 2011
'Exceptional lawyer, iconic public figure': Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi, Rajnath condole Ram Jethmalani's death, pay tributes to ex-law minister
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to express condolences to his family, friends and admirers
Lok Sabha passes bill increasing number of SC judges from 30 to 33; proposed law aims to reduce pendency of cases
Lok Sabha passed a bill which seeks to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from the present 30 to 33 with a view to reducing pendency of cases.
PM-SYM pension scheme subscription to cross one-crore mark soon; 2.36 lakh service centres set up: Ravi Shankar Prasad
According to the labour ministry portal, as many as 10.95 lakh workers have already subscribed to the PM-SYM pension scheme.
Rafale, Dassault and beyond: The travesty of defence procurement in India, as explained by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
We 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?
Triple talaq bill will find support in Rajya Sabha, it's not about 'political opposition', says Ravi Shankar Prasad
The 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.
Law 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.
Law ministry drafts proposal for special fast-track courts to ensure speedy trials in rape cases, recommends 2 months for investigation
New 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.
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.
Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said there was "need for transparency" in the appointment of judges and the "autonomy of the judiciary should be respected".
Triple talaq bill: Government bulldozing its way through Lok Sabha shows its animus towards Indian Muslims
The 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.
Winter Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha passes bill making instant triple talaq a crime, ball now in Rajya Sabha's court
The 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".
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.
Triple talaq bill tabled in Lok Sabha: Don't view issue in terms of vote bank, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, speaking in the Lok Sabha after the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017, was tabled, said: "The issue is not of faith, or puja but it is simply of gender justice, equality."
Islamabad protests: Pakistan's law minister Zahid Hamid may resign over clashes between protesters and police, say reports
Pakistan's law minister Zahid Hamid reportedly decided to resign following clashes between police and protesters triggered by a clearance operation
Pakistan authorities on Sunday deferred by 24 hours the operation against protesters led by hardline clerics blocking two busy highways in the capital
The Law Minister said in his view, Parliament is supreme, while the judiciary has the right to interpret laws.
Accusing opposition parties of "running away" from a debate on the demonetisation issue in Parliament, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said it shows they are not serious in the fight against corruption
The Examination Board of Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University (TMBU) in Bihar on Wednesday recommended cancellation of the law degree of former Delhi Law Minister and AAP MLA Jitender Singh Tomar, who was arrested on charge that his degree was fake.
Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday that the government will give detailed consideration to the Supreme Court verdict restoring ousted Congress chief minister Nabam Tuki's government in Arunachal Pradesh and then decide its course of action