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'Simultaneous polls' CM Naveen's brainchild, claims BJD

Bhubaneswar: Claiming simultaneous polls as Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s brainchild, ruling-BJD MP Pinaki Mishra today said he would present the party’s view point on the matter before the Law Commission on July 10. The party president and Chief Minister first presented the idea in 2004 and implemented the same. The party fully supports simultaneous elections, […]

Law Commission to discuss simultaneous polls with parties

New Delhi: The Law Commission has invited all the national and recognised state political parties to hold consultations on July 7-8 on the practicality of conducting simultaneous polls to Lok Sabha and state legislatures. The Commission has prepared a draft paper on “Simultaneous Elections – Constitutional and Legal Perspectives” and has sought opinions of “all […]

Law panel report on uniform civil code by next year: Official

New Delhi: A much-anticipated report of the Law Commission on the uniform civil code is likely to be submitted to the government next year, a senior functionary of the panel has said. The commission was asked by the law ministry in June last year to examine whether a uniform civil code could be introduced in […]

No automatic denial of bail for terror accused: Law panel

New Delhi:  There should be no “automatic denial” of bail to a person accused of being involved in terror acts, the Law Commission has cautioned indicating that evidence should be given priority. In its report on ‘Provisions relating to bail’, the panel has warned that “mere classification of an act as an act of terrorism […]

Ensure proper implementation of commission: Opp tells govt

Ahead of Odisha Cabinet’s meeting tomorrow, which is likely to approve proposals on formation of the Food Commission and Law Commission, Opposition on Thursday raised doubts over the effectiveness of the two proposed bodies