Law Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad evades query in Lok Sabha regarding 'Will centre bring the law to overturn Hon'ble Supreme Court's Judgment in Sabarimala Matter'

05 July 2019 at 10:26

Quoted as the starred question for the day of Wednesday i.e. 03rd July 2019 in the Lok Sabha, The Congress lawmaker & Member of Parliament from Thiruvananthapuram Dr. Shashi Tharoor, asked the Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in Lok Sabha o

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Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016

17 July 2019 at 10:46

An Expert Committee was constituted in the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment to make an in-depth study of the problems being faced by the Transgender Community and suggest suitable measures to ameliorate their conditions. There were four r

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Darvesh Yadav Murder Case : Supreme Court refuses to entertain Plea

27 June 2019 at 10:08

The petition seeking safety of women lawyers in the court was filed by the Advocate Indu Kaul in the Apex Court. This petition was in the wake of the recent murder of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh Yadav. The petition also sought f

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Ashok Parija appointed as Advocate General for Odisha

25 June 2019 at 16:48

The Odisha government has appointed Senior Advocate Ashok Parija as the new Advocate General for the state. Parija will replace Advocate General Surya Prasad Mishra. Following his enrollment in 1984, Parija practised under former Advocate General for

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Plantation Labour Act

16 July 2019 at 11:50

The Government is planning to subsume the Plantations Labour Act, 1951 in the Labour Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Condition Bill, 2019 which inter-alia aims to provide fair wages to plantation workers by limiting the kind component

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Collegium System works on the tenets of Favouritism and Opaqueness, writes Allahabad High Court Justice Shri R.N. Pandey in the letter addressed to the Hon’ble PM of India

03 July 2019 at 15:42

In the letter dated 01st July 2019 to the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi, Allahabad High Court Justice Shri Rang Nath Pandey has shown his grievance relating to the persisting problems in the existing Collegium System for th

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SC stays Delhi HC order allowing Rajeev Saxena to go abroad for medical treatment

27 June 2019 at 15:58

The Supreme Court stayed the order given by the Delhi High Court that allowed Rajeev Saxena, approver in the AgustaWestland chopper case, to go abroad for medical treatment. The apex court was hearing a petition filed by the Enforcement Directorate (

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Law Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad wrote letter to State Governments and High Courts for seeking suggestions for an All India Judicial Services

01 July 2019 at 17:37

Per the Economic Times Report, the Ministry of Law and Justice through Union Law Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad wrote letters to all the Chief Secretaries of States & High Courts for seeking their valuable suggestions & recommendations and

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Supreme Court dismisses the Gujarat Congress plea to hold joint polls to fill vacancies arose in the Rajya Sabha

26 June 2019 at 18:22

The Vacation Bench of Hon´┐Żble Supreme Court of India headed by Justice Shri Sanjiv Khana on Tuesday DISMISSED the Writ Petition filed by Pareshbhai Dhanani, Congress MLA from Amreli and current Leader of the Opposition in Gujarat Assembly base

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Bombay High Court slaps Rs 1 lakh fine on politician who lied to contest elections

03 July 2019 at 10:05

The Bombay High Court has charged a politician with a fine of 1 lakh on a politician who lied to the court about the number of children she had in order to bypass a two child policy imposed in Maharashtra for contesting regional elections. Expressing

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