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Government, Opposition All Set To Lock Horns Over Triple Talaq, Rafale JPC in Parliament

The government and the opposition are all set to lock horns in Parliament on Wednesday as the Rajya Sabha meets for the first time...

Desi Jugad Finds A Way Around Govt’s Porn Ban

Not for the first time, the Modi government asked all internet service providers to ban hundreds of pornsites and not for the first time,...
Mukul Rohatgi’s desire to return to private practice has raised questions

The Allure of Private Practice

The outgoing attorney general’s request to the government not to grant him another term brings the focus back on law officers’ other lucrative cases ...
Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi

As AG Rohatgi says no to extension, govt looks to Salve

Salve was not available earlier because of his packed engagements; Ranjit Kumar could be the other option Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, whose term was temporarily...

Delhi HC Appoints Amicus in CrPC S197(1) Amendment Matter

~By Parth Sarthy Kaushik The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Rekha Pillai on May 24 decided to appoint...
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad (Photo: Rajeev Tyagi), CJI JS Khehar

Govt shifts blame for low number of women judges on the judiciary

Tussle resumes even as top four high courts now have women chief justices The government used the first opportunity it got to hit back at...
Professor Steve Jarding during an interview session with APN News

Impressed with Akhilesh’s vision and how he did not waiver: Steve Jarding

A world-renowned political strategist and teacher of Public Policy at Harvard University, Professor Steve Jarding was a political consultant for UP chief minister Akhilesh...
The Inherent Loopholes

The Inherent Loopholes

Some rare insights from a parliamentary standing committee report on judges’ selection ~By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) is being literally used to...

Demonetisation has led to economic slowdown

RBI revises GVA growth rate from 7.6 per cent to 7.1 per cent for 2016-17 Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr There was expectation that the interest...
(L-R) A screenshot of the website of e-courts; Litigants at the National Lok Adalat organized by the district legal services authority in Mirzapur, UP. Photo: UNI

Unique ID for Judicial Officers

In an effort to speed up justice and monitor performances, the center will allocate a unique identification number to these officers in district and...
Burkinis beached in France

Burkinis beached in France

This outfit of Muslim women and the saree have been banned on the country’s beaches. Is this an Islamophobic piece of legislation or a...
Indian high Commission In london (2) new

Of diplomats and defaults

The Indian High Commission has notched up unpaid dues worth millions to London’s transport authorities as its cars refuse to pay congestion charges which...
AAP RALLY IN NEW DELHI

No ceasefire in Delhi’s Battle Royale

The Delhi High Court while adjudicating between the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) and the Union of India has clarified that...
Happier times for FM Arun Jaitley. But the road ahead on GST could be tricky. Photo: UNI

GST Bill: Pluses & Minuses

The Constitution (122nd Amendment) Bill, 2014, paving the way for Goods and Services Tax, was finally passed in the Rajya Sabha on August 3, 2016
Chinese President Xi Jinping gives a speech at a meeting with Vietnamese and Chinese Communist youths in Hanoi

Beijing’s show of strength

The intemperate and aggressive Chinese reaction to the UN Permanent Court of Arbitration’s verdict that it has no territorial claims in the seas off...
Lawyers and journalists engage in fisticuffs at the Kerala High Court in Kochi

Black Robes Vs the Pen

Work came to stop in courts across Kerala as a confrontation between the press and the legal fraternity took an ugly turn. Finally, the...
Supreme Court_AS (16)

India Legal Show focuses on judicial reforms

The panelists on the weekly India Legal show telecast on APN TV discussed at length the need for judicial reforms There is no gainsaying the fact that...
Street child 2 (2)

Going Up in Smoke

A study by an NGO has shown that there were around 1.5 lakh to 2 lakh of street children in Delhi alone with 80...
Muslims_Ashura_Muharram

Uniform Civil Code: several shades of grey

Distinguished guests confabulated on the uniform Civil Code and how the government should approach it at the weekly India Legal show The issue of Uniform Civil Code...
Zakir Naik(18)

Can Zakir Naik be prosecuted?

Bombay-based Islamic preacher and televangelist Zakir Naik is under the scanner for his speeches allegedly spewing communal hatred on his Peace TV channel. It...
e-courts image

Why e-courts project is sputtering

The government’s e-courts project is still to realize its full potential. Conceived as a way out for ensuring speedy delivery of justice and reducing...
Suprme Court

SC to examine conflict of interest issue with lawmakers

In a significant observation, the Supreme Court recently said that it would like to examine the issue of lawmakers having shares in a company...
Nilgai_in_Blackbuck_National_Park_03

CULLING ANIMALS: A MYOPIC MOVE

The government’s move to allow “vermin” to be killed is a flawed and unreasonable decision when these animals have co-existed with local people for...

Gujarat HC rules out retirement age for minority institutes

In a judgement that could become a legal benchmark for minority-run educational institutes in India, the Gujarat High Court recently said that such institutes...

Bigger Pictures, Better Warnings

The SC’s order last month directing tobacco companies to display bigger health warnings on their products is a shot in the arm for those...

Cloud over Vaccine Trial

A petition has raised questions about the safety and transparency of Rotavirus vaccine trials in three cities. Though the Delhi HC has struck down...

'government' - 26 News Results

Government, Opposition All Set To Lock Horns Over Triple Talaq, Rafale JPC in Parliament

The government and the opposition are all set to lock horns in Parliament on Wednesday as the Rajya Sabha meets for the first time...

Desi Jugad Finds A Way Around Govt’s Porn Ban

Not for the first time, the Modi government asked all internet service providers to ban hundreds of pornsites and not for the first time,...
Mukul Rohatgi’s desire to return to private practice has raised questions

The Allure of Private Practice

The outgoing attorney general’s request to the government not to grant him another term brings the focus back on law officers’ other lucrative cases ...
Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi

As AG Rohatgi says no to extension, govt looks to Salve

Salve was not available earlier because of his packed engagements; Ranjit Kumar could be the other option Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, whose term was temporarily...

Delhi HC Appoints Amicus in CrPC S197(1) Amendment Matter

~By Parth Sarthy Kaushik The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Rekha Pillai on May 24 decided to appoint...
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad (Photo: Rajeev Tyagi), CJI JS Khehar

Govt shifts blame for low number of women judges on the judiciary

Tussle resumes even as top four high courts now have women chief justices The government used the first opportunity it got to hit back at...
Professor Steve Jarding during an interview session with APN News

Impressed with Akhilesh’s vision and how he did not waiver: Steve Jarding

A world-renowned political strategist and teacher of Public Policy at Harvard University, Professor Steve Jarding was a political consultant for UP chief minister Akhilesh...
The Inherent Loopholes

The Inherent Loopholes

Some rare insights from a parliamentary standing committee report on judges’ selection ~By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) is being literally used to...

Demonetisation has led to economic slowdown

RBI revises GVA growth rate from 7.6 per cent to 7.1 per cent for 2016-17 Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr There was expectation that the interest...
(L-R) A screenshot of the website of e-courts; Litigants at the National Lok Adalat organized by the district legal services authority in Mirzapur, UP. Photo: UNI

Unique ID for Judicial Officers

In an effort to speed up justice and monitor performances, the center will allocate a unique identification number to these officers in district and...
Burkinis beached in France

Burkinis beached in France

This outfit of Muslim women and the saree have been banned on the country’s beaches. Is this an Islamophobic piece of legislation or a...
Indian high Commission In london (2) new

Of diplomats and defaults

The Indian High Commission has notched up unpaid dues worth millions to London’s transport authorities as its cars refuse to pay congestion charges which...
AAP RALLY IN NEW DELHI

No ceasefire in Delhi’s Battle Royale

The Delhi High Court while adjudicating between the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) and the Union of India has clarified that...
Happier times for FM Arun Jaitley. But the road ahead on GST could be tricky. Photo: UNI

GST Bill: Pluses & Minuses

The Constitution (122nd Amendment) Bill, 2014, paving the way for Goods and Services Tax, was finally passed in the Rajya Sabha on August 3, 2016
Chinese President Xi Jinping gives a speech at a meeting with Vietnamese and Chinese Communist youths in Hanoi

Beijing’s show of strength

The intemperate and aggressive Chinese reaction to the UN Permanent Court of Arbitration’s verdict that it has no territorial claims in the seas off...
Lawyers and journalists engage in fisticuffs at the Kerala High Court in Kochi

Black Robes Vs the Pen

Work came to stop in courts across Kerala as a confrontation between the press and the legal fraternity took an ugly turn. Finally, the...
Supreme Court_AS (16)

India Legal Show focuses on judicial reforms

The panelists on the weekly India Legal show telecast on APN TV discussed at length the need for judicial reforms There is no gainsaying the fact that...
Street child 2 (2)

Going Up in Smoke

A study by an NGO has shown that there were around 1.5 lakh to 2 lakh of street children in Delhi alone with 80...
Muslims_Ashura_Muharram

Uniform Civil Code: several shades of grey

Distinguished guests confabulated on the uniform Civil Code and how the government should approach it at the weekly India Legal show The issue of Uniform Civil Code...
Zakir Naik(18)

Can Zakir Naik be prosecuted?

Bombay-based Islamic preacher and televangelist Zakir Naik is under the scanner for his speeches allegedly spewing communal hatred on his Peace TV channel. It...
e-courts image

Why e-courts project is sputtering

The government’s e-courts project is still to realize its full potential. Conceived as a way out for ensuring speedy delivery of justice and reducing...
Suprme Court

SC to examine conflict of interest issue with lawmakers

In a significant observation, the Supreme Court recently said that it would like to examine the issue of lawmakers having shares in a company...
Nilgai_in_Blackbuck_National_Park_03

CULLING ANIMALS: A MYOPIC MOVE

The government’s move to allow “vermin” to be killed is a flawed and unreasonable decision when these animals have co-existed with local people for...

Gujarat HC rules out retirement age for minority institutes

In a judgement that could become a legal benchmark for minority-run educational institutes in India, the Gujarat High Court recently said that such institutes...

Bigger Pictures, Better Warnings

The SC’s order last month directing tobacco companies to display bigger health warnings on their products is a shot in the arm for those...

Cloud over Vaccine Trial

A petition has raised questions about the safety and transparency of Rotavirus vaccine trials in three cities. Though the Delhi HC has struck down...

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