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Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019

Law ministry

Nov 29, 2018 13:08
According to the advocate assisting the SC in the matter, the law ministry officials had not taken a decision on MORTH’s proposal since August 13, when the transport ministry had received the top court’s approval for the plan. read more
Nov 03, 2018 10:43
Gujarat high court judge Akil Kureshi will hold the charge of acting chief justice till he is transferred to the Bombay high court, chief justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said. read more
Oct 17, 2018 17:34
There is no constitutional or statutory prohibition on receipt of anonymous donations by political parties. But there is an “indirect partial ban” on anonymous donations through the requirement of declaration of donations under Section 29C of The Representation... read more
Oct 16, 2018 18:33
Under section 468 of the code of criminal procedure (CrPC), any offence, including child abuse, which can lead to a prison term of three years has to be reported within three years of the incident. read more
Oct 15, 2018 07:13
These suggestions were received at an all-party meeting held in August, and will first be discussed at a meeting of the commission in the coming week, the officials said. read more
Oct 03, 2018 18:22
On January 10, the collegium had recommended the name of Justice Kant, a judge of the Punjab and Haryana HC, for the post. read more
Sep 25, 2018 22:35
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court said it was up to Parliament to pass a law to ensure those facing criminal charges do not enter politics. The court did ask for adequate disclosure of these charges, but the activists and former election officials would... read more
Sep 21, 2018 07:05
Until August 14, 2018, there were 27.6 million cases pending in subordinate courts across India. The law ministry has increased the sanctioned strength of judges in district and lower courts from 19,518 judges (in 2013) to 22,444 at present. read more
Sep 08, 2018 23:28
The e-courts programme seeks to enable litigants to track their case status, access ‘cause lists’, daily orders as well as verdicts online. A ‘cause list’ is a schedule of cases to be heard by a court read more
Aug 26, 2018 07:32
Of the 12 special courts in designated states proposed last year to exclusively try state legislators and members of Parliament with criminal cases, only two, in these two states, are yet to be established. read more
Aug 21, 2018 23:36
The poll panel wants the Centre to amend the Representation of the People Act and Rule 90 of the Conduct of Elections Rules, 1961, to this effect. read more
Aug 04, 2018 07:53
President RN Kovind signed the warrants of appointment of Justices Vineet Saran, Indira Banerjee and KM Joseph on Friday as well as that of seven chief justices of high courts. read more
Jul 29, 2018 17:27
These courts are to be set up as part of a larger scheme to strengthen infrastructure for better investigation and swift prosecution in such cases read more
Jul 20, 2018 17:22
Appointments of judges to the top court have been stuck over the contentious elevation of Joseph. The collegium first cleared Joseph’s name for elevation in January 2018. The government sat over the recommendation for over four months and returned his... read more
Jul 12, 2018 22:14
The Supreme Court collegium is a body of the country’s top judges, headed by the Chief Justice of India, which appoints judges. read more