The parliamentary panel examining the lokpal bill took a sudden turn on Thursday, reversing its one-day-old recommendation to bring 70% central government bureaucrats under the anti-graft watchdog. The panel, headed by Abhishek Singhvi of the Cong ..
The petitioners wanted the apex court to restrain the Andhra Pradesh high court’s order to the Central Bureau of Investigation, Enforcement Directorate and state police to probe allegations that Naidu possessed assets disproportionate to his ..
The Punjab and Haryana High Court has gone on to decide on merits a two decades old case where the petitioners could not be traced; and their counsel was no more alive to argue their case. Even the respondents were not there to assist the court. ..
Government is working on a Bill that envisages an Ombudsman to look into the complaints against lawyers and a Legal Services Board that would regulate law practices in the country. Giving this information in written reply to a question in Rajya Sa ..
Standing Committee on Commerce Invites Suggestions of Public on “Performance of Plantation Sector – Tea and Coffee Industry The Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Commerce, headed by Shri Shanta Kumar, M.P. has take ..
Pursuant to the Supreme Court Judgment of October 6, 1993 read with their Advisory Opinion of October 28, 1998, the entire process of initiation of proposal for appointment of a Judge of a High Court rests with the Chief Justice of the concerned ..
As per latest available information, 57,179 cases were pending in the Supreme Court of India as on 30.6.11. The number of cases pending in the High Courts were 42,17,903 as on 30.9.2010. Giving his information in written reply to a ..
The Union Cabinet today approved the proposal for the enactment of a new legislation in the form of the Lokpal Bill, 2011. The Bill provides for the establishment of the institution of Lokpal to inquire into allegations of corruption against certa ..
PM pitches for implementation of laws to protect SCs Government on Friday expressed "serious concern" over atrocities against Scheduled Castes with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh stressing the need for implementing in letter and spirit ex ..
Uniform Civil Code Bringing in a Uniform Civil Code involves changes in the Personal Laws including those of the minority communities. Therefore, it has been the consistent policy of the Central Government not to interfere in the Personal Laws o ..