SC urges Centre to make a permanent mechanism to track assets of lawmakers

14 March 2019 at 11:13

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of India asked for an explanation from the Central Government as to why there is no permanent mechanism to keep an eye on the undue rise of assets of elected representatives. The apex court said last year that undue incr

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Centre defends Indian Army policy to allow only unmarried men and women as Judge Advocate General

12 March 2019 at 17:05

An advocate had filed public interest litigation (PIL) against a notification given by the Indian Army stating that a married candidate whether male or female would be ineligible for the post of JAG in the Indian Army.The Central Government of India

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Mathews Nedumpara guilty of contempt : SC Dismisses petition to abolish Senior designation of lawyers

12 March 2019 at 12:13

The Supreme Court today found advocate Mathews Nedumpara guilty of contempt of court.The Court also dismissed a plea filed by National Lawyers Campaign for Judicial Transparency and Reforms challenging the current system of designation of lawyers as

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Voting Rights for Prisoners Across India : Delhi High Court issues notice

11 March 2019 at 11:58

Can prisoners be allowed to vote? Delhi high court has sought the stand of the Centre, Election Commission and prison authorities in the capital on a plea seeking to grant and facilitate voting rights to all people lodged in jails across the country.

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Secretary Legal Affairs to head committee on Comprehensive Insurance Scheme for Advocates

09 March 2019 at 11:28

The Government has set up a five-member committee to examine the issues related to framing of a proper, structured scheme for providing of insurance cover to the advocates and also suggest modalities for the implementation of such scheme. Union Minis

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Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid: Ayodhya matter referred for Mediation

08 March 2019 at 17:07

In a significant move, a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court today referred the Ayodhya dispute for mediation.The Bench invoked Section 89 of the Code of Civil Procedure (CPC) to do so while also taking into consideration the objections raised by

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Under Special Marriage Act, No Limitation to nullify Void Marriages, Supreme Court

07 March 2019 at 16:45

Section 24 deals with void marriages. As per this section, if any of the pre-conditions laid down in Section 4 are violated, the marriage would be void. Any aggrieved party may also present a petition to declare such a marriage a nullity.In a judgmen

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India gets its very own online platform for resolving legal disputes

07 March 2019 at 13:02

Edgecraft Solutions Private Ltd. has launched Presolv360, a first of its kind platform for resolving legal disputes online in a quick and cost-effective manner.Launched with the view of assisting people and businesses to settle their disputes out-of-

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Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute case: SC reserves decision on mediation

06 March 2019 at 17:49

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved the order in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case. It heard a case pertaining to appointing a court-monitored mediator in order to come out with a 'permanent solution' in the Ayodhya Ram

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SC acquits convicts in a rape and murder case, and compensate each with Rs. 5 lakhs

06 March 2019 at 15:28

On Tuesday the Supreme Court of India acquitted six death-row convicts charged in case of a murder of five persons and rape of a woman and her daughter during a robbery in June 2003 and held that the accused were wrongly implicated.In the early stage

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Supreme Court suggests implementation of Article 224A in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana High courts

05 March 2019 at 16:41

As per the reports, charges of corruption and professional misconduct have come into light against nearly 60-odd candidates recommended for appointment as judges of the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana High Courts. As a result of which, no appointment ha

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Cabinet approves Promulgation of an Ordinance for Amendment to the Special Economic Zones Act, 2005

01 March 2019 at 11:07

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approvedpromulgation of an Ordinance to amend the definition of "person", as defined in sub-section (v) of section 2 of the Special Economic Zones Act, 2005 (28 of2005) to i

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Cabinet approves Homeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019

01 March 2019 at 11:07

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the draft Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 which seeks to extend the period for reconstitution of the Central Council from existing period of one year

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Cabinet approves Creation of two posts of Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities in the Central Government in terms of Section 74(2) of The RPwD Act, 2016 to assist the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities

01 March 2019 at 11:06

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for Creation of two (2) posts of Commissioners in the Office of the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (CCPD), in terms of provisions of The Rights

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Cabinet approves promulgation of Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019

01 March 2019 at 11:06

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the promulgation of an Ordinance to make amendments to the Aadhaar Act 2016, Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2005 & Indian Telegraph Act 1885. The amendments proposed

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Cabinet approves the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Ordinance, 2019

01 March 2019 at 11:06

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved promulgation of an Ordinance for establishing the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre (NDIAC) for the purpose of creating an independent and autonomous regime for inst

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Cabinet approves the Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) Amendment Order, 2019

01 March 2019 at 11:06

Cabinet approves the Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) Amendment Order, 2019Promotion Benefits for Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes in services in J&K10% Reservation for economically weaker sections in educational instituti

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Cabinet approves the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019

01 March 2019 at 11:06

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approvedthe proposal of Jammu &Kashmir Government to issue "The Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019' by the President of India. It provides for ame

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Notice issued by SC in petition seeking Human Rights protection of Armed Forces

25 February 2019 at 14:04

The Central government, the State of Jammu & Kashmir, and the National Human Rights Commission were today issued a notice by the Supreme Court in a petition seeking the protection of Armed Forces personnel against human rights violations.The peti

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Supreme Court agrees to hear Review Petitions in Rafale case

22 February 2019 at 10:49

The Supreme Court on 21st February agreed to consider listing of pleas seeking review of its December 14 verdict dismissing the need for an investigation into the deal to procure 36 Rafale fighter jets from France.Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi headed be

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