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Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad tables Triple Talaq Bill in Rajya Sabha, says 'it should not be seen through political prism'
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Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad tables Triple Talaq Bill in Rajya Sabha, says 'it should not be seen through political prism'

Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday moved the triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha, saying it has been brought to ensure justice for Muslim women and should not be seen through a political prism

International and domestic arbitration bill introduced in Lok Sabha by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
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International and domestic arbitration bill introduced in Lok Sabha by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

A bill to set up an independent and autonomous regime for institutionalised domestic and international arbitration was introduced in Lok Sabha on Wednesday

Govt introduces fresh triple talaq bill in the Lok Sabha; Opposition protests, claims legislation violates Constitution
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Govt introduces fresh triple talaq bill in the Lok Sabha; Opposition protests, claims legislation violates Constitution

The government on Friday introduced the fresh triple talaq bill in the Lok Sabha amid vehement protests by opposition members who claimed that it was violative of the Constitution

Ravi Shankar Prasad says social media platforms should use technology to weed out fake news
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Ravi Shankar Prasad says social media platforms should use technology to weed out fake news

Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said social media platforms should weed out circulation of fake news and that the government will not tolerate abuse of data by companies for influencing elections in India.

SC collegium defers decision on Justice KM Joseph's elevation as apex court judge
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SC collegium defers decision on Justice KM Joseph's elevation as apex court judge

Justice Joseph's name was recommended along with then senior advocate Indu Malhotra on January 10 for their elevation as apex court judges.

Supreme Court collegium meet updates: Decision on KM Joseph's elevation deferred; 5 senior-most judges may meet again next week
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Supreme Court collegium meet updates: Decision on KM Joseph's elevation deferred; 5 senior-most judges may meet again next week

A crucial meeting of the Supreme Court collegium will take place today to reconsider the name of the KM Joseph for elevation as a judge of the apex court.

Bharat Bandh: Magnitude of Dalit mobilisation could upset BJP's poll calculus, should worry Centre
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Bharat Bandh: Magnitude of Dalit mobilisation could upset BJP's poll calculus, should worry Centre

The magnitude of Dalit mobilisation and aggression shown by community members during Bharat Bandh, seeking review of Supreme Court order diluting provisions of the Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act should cause a great deal of concern to Narendra Modi government and the BJP.

At Commonwealth meet, Ravi Shankar Prasad questions debates on rights of terrorists, says victims are biggest sufferers
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At Commonwealth meet, Ravi Shankar Prasad questions debates on rights of terrorists, says victims are biggest sufferers

Why does the debate on human rights only highlight the rights of terrorists and not the victims, Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has asked.

2012 Delhi gangrape case verdict: Ravi Shankar Prasad hails SC judgment, upholds justice in
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2012 Delhi gangrape case verdict: Ravi Shankar Prasad hails SC judgment, upholds justice in "rarest of rare" instance

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today favoured the existence of death penalty in the statutes, saying he was satisfied that it was invoked in the rarest of rare instance like the December 16 gangrape case, over which there was a public outcry.

Ravishankar Prasad tells House, separation of power under Constitution binding on judiciary too
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Ravishankar Prasad tells House, separation of power under Constitution binding on judiciary too

The Law Minister said in his view, Parliament is supreme, while the judiciary has the right to interpret laws.

Chief Justice of India asks finance ministry to give details on major tax cases
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Chief Justice of India asks finance ministry to give details on major tax cases

The Chief Justice also spoke about an alternative redressal mechanism to reduce pendency of cases in various courts and said "we can deal with a little bit of our arrears if there is a re-look at litigations pending with us at all levels of all courts."

Budget Session of Parliament to be convened from 31 January
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Budget Session of Parliament to be convened from 31 January

The Budget Session is being advanced as the government wants early allocation of funds for various schemes — from 1 April, the beginning of the financial year.