Tag: Law Ministry

Pratap Jena
Odisha Panchayati Raj Min Pratap Jena Falls Ill, Airlifted To Bhubaneswar

On the advice of the medical team, Pratap Jena was rushed to Bhubaneswar in an air ambulance at 2.30 pm for better treatment, the official said.

  • Sunday, 31 October 2021
Union Cabinet approves ordinance on Triple Talaq

  New Delhi:  The Union cabinet is learnt to have cleared an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence, Law Ministry sources said Wednesday. The ‘Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill’ was cleared by the Lok Sabha and is pending in the Rajya Sabha where the government lacks […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Election Commission
Disqualify candidates named in charge sheets for bribing voters: EC to tell govt

New Delhi: The Election Commission is set to ask the government to amend laws to disqualify candidates listed in charge sheets for bribing candidates, a move which comes days after it cancelled a Tamil Nadu assembly bypoll following allegations of use of money to influence electors. The poll watchdog has decided to write to the […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Law Minister will not only be a 'post office': Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi: Union Ravi Shankar Prasad, who took charge of the Law Ministry on Monday, said he and his ministry will not be merely a “post office” but a stakeholder in the judicial system, including in the appointment of judges. Speaking to media after taking charge, he asserted: “I will not be a post office […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Odisha divyang girl rape
Setting up of special courts to deal with rape cases likely to begin on Oct 2: Govt

New Delhi: The process of setting up of over 1,000 fast-track special courts across the country to deal with pending cases of rape is likely to begin on October 2, the Law Ministry has said. The Department of Justice in the Law Ministry had proposed to set up 1,023 fast-track courts at a total budget […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Law Ministry Asks States To Set Up Special Courts To Settle Infra Project Contract Disputes
Law Ministry Asks States To Set Up Special Courts To Settle Infra Project Contract Disputes

New Delhi: The Law Ministry has asked states to set up special courts to settle disputes related to infrastructure project contracts under a law which was amended two years ago, saying it is very important in improving the ‘Ease of Doing Business’ ranking of both India and states. Citing the examples of the high courts […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021