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Union law minister RS Prasad

Not mulling reservations in judicial services, says Union law minister RS Prasad in Parliament

Union law ministry has said that it is not mulling reservations in judicial services. Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in Parliament on...
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Economic Survey tabled in Parliament

The GDP is projected to grow 7 per cent in financial year 2019-20, according to the Economic Survey tabled in Parliament by Finance Minister...
Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay

Keeping the Faith

Above: Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay By Inderjit Badhwar American President Andrew Jackson said it best. “All the rights secured to the citizens under the...
Parliament

Power-packed first session of 17th Lok Sabha to witness discussion on important Bills

By Punit Mishra Several important Bills are scheduled to be tabled during the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha that starts on June...
Dassault Rafale

Rafale review: Center tells SC, Pleas rely on stolen files covered by Official Secrets...

Petitioners seeking review of December 14 verdict say government mislead the Supreme Court, should be hauled up for perjury The Supreme Court has begun its...

Tabled in Rajya Sabha, C&AG report on Rafale Deal spells more trouble for Modi...

Exhaustive C&AG report punches holes in Modi government’s claims on Rafale deal, says enhancements made in Rafale in 2016 were not needed The much awaited...
HAS ANYTHING CHANGED?

HAS ANYTHING CHANGED?

By Inderjit Badhwar On the eve of India’s Republic Day, I chanced upon an essay I wrote on the occasion of the nation’s 68th anniversary....
Supreme Court

SC issues notice to Centre on pleas challenging 10% EWS quota

Modi government given 4 weeks to reply to notice on petitions demanding that new quota for economically poor be struck down In a minor victory...
Forensic officials inspect  restaurant premises in Bengaluru after a fire killed five people/Photo: UNI

DNA: Gold Standard in Probes

Above: Forensic officials inspect  restaurant premises in Bengaluru after a fire killed five people/Photo: UNI The passing of DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill...
Supreme Court

SC dismisses PIL seeking ban on candidates with pending criminal cases from contesting polls

The Supreme Court has granted the petitioner liberty to move a similar request before the Election Commission of India The Supreme Court, on Monday (January...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

2019 Poll bugle: Modi Govt approves Bill to grant 10% quota for economically poor...

A constitutional amendment will have to be passed to implement the decision which contravenes the Supreme Court mandated cap of 50 per cent quota With...
Parliament

Both Houses of Parliament Paralysed As Govt, Oppn Lock Horns Over Rafale, Triple Talaq...

The government and the opposition locked horns in and outside Parliament over a host of issues including the Rafale deal, Ram Janambhoomi, Triple Talaq,...

A Dangerous Precedent?

Above: Attorney General KK Venugopal criticised the SC for giving itself enormous powers By Upendra Baxi In a surprising attack on constitutional morality, Attorney General KK...
Farmers from different states at the Kisan Mukti March in Delhi. Led by the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee, they were demanding loan waivers and better prices for their produce/Photo: UNI

IT IS THE FARMER, STUPID!

Above: Farmers from different states at the Kisan Mukti March in Delhi. Led by the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee, they were demanding...
Politics across the Himalayas

Buddhist unity despite politics

By Pushp Saraf Can Thupstan Chhewang, twice member of the Lok Sabha from the trans-Himalayan territory of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, become a rallying...
Push for restoration of SC/ST Act to be moved in ongoing Monsoon session

Push for restoration of SC/ST Act to be moved in ongoing Monsoon session

Facing criticism from dalit groups, opposition and its allies, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday (August 1) cleared a Bill to restore a provision of...
Appeal to hear case on marital rape goes to SC

The Power of Speech

~ By Dilip Bobb Much has been made of Rahul Gandhi’s speech in Parliament, culminating in the hug-wink combo. If politicians have one requirement, it...
Rahul hugs Modi after slamming govt during the no confidence motion

Rahul hugs Modi after slamming govt during the no confidence motion

In an unusual gesture, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday (July 20) hugged Prime Minister Narendra Modi after slamming BJP-led government during the no...
Official Bungalows: VVIP Squatters

Official Bungalows: VVIP Squatters

Above: The bungalow occupied by ex-CM Akhilesh Yadav The Supreme Court has denied government accommodation to former public servants as it says that these belong...
Murdering Parliament through Ordinances

STRANGLING PARLIAMENT

~By Inderjit Badhwar The cover story this week (India Legal magazine) is an example of the continuing alarms that India Legal sounds to warn readers...
Demonetisation in India: The Legal Aspect

Demonetisation in India: The Legal Aspect

Arun Kumar, one of India’s foremost economists, and an authority on the black economy, comprehensively analyses the legal and constitutional contours of demonetisation in...
Union cabinet approves Surrogacy Bill amendments, proposes National Surrogacy Board

Union cabinet approves Surrogacy Bill amendments, proposes National Surrogacy Board

Bill proposes a ban on commercial surrogacy, setting up of national and state-level boards to regulate surrogacy and prohibit exploitation of surrogate mothers The Union...
President Ram Nath Kovind with Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra; (inset) Justice SN Shukla of the Allahabad High Court/Photo courtesy: PIB and Allahabad High Court

Allahabad HC’s Justice Shukla digs in his heels, ball now in President Kovind’s court

Above: President Ram Nath Kovind with Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra; (inset) Justice SN Shukla of the Allahabad High Court/Photo courtesy: PIB and...
Sushma Swaraj

Held hostage by ISIS in Iraq, all 39 Indians killed: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj informs Parliament that 39 Indians who had gone missing in Iraq in 2014 have been killed, mass grave found...
A TV grab of the Lok Sabha

Parliament adjourns over ‘lack of order’, no-confidence motion fails to be take up again

Above: A TV grab of the Lok Sabha The Parliament once again on Monday (March 19), failed to take up the no-confidence motion against the...
Rafale deal: Sitharaman says govt can’t reveal details due to Secrecy Agreement

Rafale deal: Sitharaman says govt can’t reveal details due to Secrecy Agreement

The Centre cannot disclose details of the Rafale fighter aircraft deal due to a "Secrecy Agreement" with France, Union Minister of Defence (MoD) Nirmala...
Parliament’s budget session from Jan 29, budget to be presented on Feb 1

Parliament’s budget session from Jan 29, budget to be presented on Feb 1

As winter session ends, Union parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar announces schedule for the budget session  Soon after the Winter Session of Parliament ended on Friday following...
Opposition forces adjournment of RS, Anti-Triple Talaq Bill to be discussed tomorrow

Opposition forces adjournment of RS, Anti-Triple Talaq Bill to be discussed tomorrow

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, passed by the Lok Sabha last week was introduced in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday amid Opposition protests With...
Bill banning instant triple talaq passed by Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha hurdle ahead

Bill banning instant triple talaq passed by Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha hurdle ahead

The Bill, which seeks to make talaq-e-biddat a cognisable offence punishable with a three year jail term for the husband was passed by a...
Uproar in Parliament over ill-treatment of Jadhav’s kin in Pak, remarks of Hegde

Uproar in Parliament over ill-treatment of Jadhav’s kin in Pak, remarks of Hegde

Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned till 2 pm amid ruckus, Sushma Swaraj says she will make a statement in Parliament on Thursday about Jadhav’s meeting For the seventh...
Parliament disrupted again as 2G Case verdict peps up Congress

Parliament disrupted again as 2G Case verdict peps up Congress, gives it fresh ammo

The 2G scam case against Congress-led UPA falling through in court provided additional ammunition to the Opposition against the ruling BJP and pepped up...
Parliament

Winter session of Parliament will be convened from Dec 15 to Jan 5

The upcoming winter session of Parliament will be convened from December 15 to January 5 thereby ending the political storm raging over it. This was...
M Venkaiah Naidu elected Vice President

M Venkaiah Naidu elected Vice President

Ruling NDA’s candidate M Venkaiah Naidu was elected Vice President of India with 516 votes out of 785 votes polled. Opposition’s candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi...
EC selection: Need a collegium or a new law, says SC

EC selection: Need a collegium or a new law, says SC

Above: The Election Commission of India building in New Delhi The apex court has warned the government to enact a law as required by the...
GST

GST: Tax freedom at midnight could mean complete chaos

Several state finance ministers have complained that GST could destroy the MSME sector in the second hit after demonetisation The Union government of the NDA...
Picture: Japan's Emperor Akihito. Photo: UNI

Japan frames new law to allow Emperor Akihito to abdicate

When Japan’s Emperor Akihito expressed his desire to abdicate, it had precipitated a sort of legal crisis. This was not written into the constitution...
Shooting inside Iran parliament leaves 2 wounded

Shooting inside Iran parliament leaves 2 wounded

Reports emanating from Tehran early on June 7 say that four gunmen have entered the Parliament of Iran, shot and injured a guard and...
‘Want quid-pro-quo for allowing foreign lawyers to practice in Indian courts’

Triple Talaq arguments enter fourth day in SC

The counsel for AIMPLB Kapil Sibal raised the critical issue whether Parliament could frame laws on religious matters Parliament may enact the Uniform Civil Code,...
Anna Hazare went on an indefinite fast to exert pressure on the Indian government to enact the Lokpal. Photo: Anil Shakya

Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act: Out of the Deep Freeze

In a move to make this Act workable, the apex court has told the government that the Lokpal can be appointed even if there...
POCSO Act, a case for the age of innocence

POCSO Act, a case for the age of innocence

Keeping in mind the vulnerability of children, Parliament initiated a process and came up with the POCSO Act. It came into effect on November...
Differently-abled people celebrating World Disability Day at India Gate, New Delhi. Photo: UNI

SC rejects HC order on disability PIL

India Legal Bureau The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill 2014, which was passed by Parliament just the other day, could face a few hurdles...
MPs of all opposition parties wearing black band holding a demonstration in front of the Gandhi statue at Parliament house in protest against the demonetisation. Photo: UNI

The Speaker is Responsible

Lawmakers disrupting the winter session of Parliament on account of demonetisation pose an important question: Should MPs’ conduct on the parliament be immune from...
Have we achieved the objectives of the Constitution?

Have we achieved the objectives of the Constitution?

November 26, 2016 was observed as Law Day all over India, especially by members of the legal fraternity. The day is celebrated to honour...
The argument that Jallikattu was a cultural event and hence could not be curtailed was not accepted by the apex court

Jallikattu: Hitting the Bull’s Eye

The Supreme Court has once again shown its humane side by dismissing a petition of the Tamil Nadu government asking it to lift the...
(L-R) British Prime Minister Theresa May; Leave EU supporters celebrate the result in Sunderland after polling stations closed in the Referendum on the European Union in London. Photos: UNI

Brexiteers Face Bumpy Road in UK

Leaving the EU seems easier said than done for Britain as the High Court of Justice has now demanded that the June 23 referendum...
Inderjit Badhwar (The Demonetization Reality Show)

THE DEMONETIZATION REALITY SHOW

My colleague Dilip Bobb, now senior managing editor of India Legal, and I had just wound up a popular talk show on APN news...

The dropping of sex ratio still remains a social affliction and a disease: Supreme...

Voluntary Health Association of Punjab versus Union of India decided on 8th November, 2016 By Robin David The Supreme Court (Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Shiva...
Journey of Bill 330; Photo: UNI

Legislating a law

When a bill journeys through parliament, it goes through an elaborate process. What finally emerges from the parliamentary crucible is unassailable. By Devender Singh Come every...
NEW DELHI, SEP 14 (UNI):-President Pranab Mukherjee presenting the awards instituted by the Rajbhasha Vibhag at the Hindi Divas Samaroh at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Wednesday. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and MoS Kiran Rijiju also seen in the picture. UNI PHOTO-52U

Is Hindi feasible in all courts of India?  

At a time when the country is celebrating Hindi Divas, one may ask what is the state of affairs as far as using Hindi...
judge illustration

Can Judges Get Blanket Protection? 

While the Judges Protection Act of 1985 gives protection to judges for acts done during the discharge of their duties, they are also made...
Wilson_Anil Shakya

“Why ask us for a solution?”: Bezwada Wilson

Bezwada Wilson’s decades-long struggle to wean away manual scavengers from lifting human excreta and to ensure them a life of dignity has borne success...
Two high courts to get new identity

Two high courts to get new identity

The Union cabinet today cleared the decks for renaming of the Madras and Bombay high courts. A bill in this regard will be placed...

Crowded House?

The debate on whether parliament should shift to a new address has come up once again. Should the iconic circular building be abandoned or...
Narendra Modi In Parliament

Salve after Mindless Salvos

Home Minister Rajnath Singh set the tone and tenor of the debate on day one. He paid tributes to Ambedkar, Patel and Nehru but soon strayed into familiar Hindutva-RSS territory.

'parliament' - 53 News Results

Union law minister RS Prasad

Not mulling reservations in judicial services, says Union law minister RS Prasad in Parliament

Union law ministry has said that it is not mulling reservations in judicial services. Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in Parliament on...
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Economic Survey tabled in Parliament

The GDP is projected to grow 7 per cent in financial year 2019-20, according to the Economic Survey tabled in Parliament by Finance Minister...
Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay

Keeping the Faith

Above: Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay By Inderjit Badhwar American President Andrew Jackson said it best. “All the rights secured to the citizens under the...
Parliament

Power-packed first session of 17th Lok Sabha to witness discussion on important Bills

By Punit Mishra Several important Bills are scheduled to be tabled during the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha that starts on June...
Dassault Rafale

Rafale review: Center tells SC, Pleas rely on stolen files covered by Official Secrets...

Petitioners seeking review of December 14 verdict say government mislead the Supreme Court, should be hauled up for perjury The Supreme Court has begun its...

Tabled in Rajya Sabha, C&AG report on Rafale Deal spells more trouble for Modi...

Exhaustive C&AG report punches holes in Modi government’s claims on Rafale deal, says enhancements made in Rafale in 2016 were not needed The much awaited...
HAS ANYTHING CHANGED?

HAS ANYTHING CHANGED?

By Inderjit Badhwar On the eve of India’s Republic Day, I chanced upon an essay I wrote on the occasion of the nation’s 68th anniversary....
Supreme Court

SC issues notice to Centre on pleas challenging 10% EWS quota

Modi government given 4 weeks to reply to notice on petitions demanding that new quota for economically poor be struck down In a minor victory...
Forensic officials inspect  restaurant premises in Bengaluru after a fire killed five people/Photo: UNI

DNA: Gold Standard in Probes

Above: Forensic officials inspect  restaurant premises in Bengaluru after a fire killed five people/Photo: UNI The passing of DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill...
Supreme Court

SC dismisses PIL seeking ban on candidates with pending criminal cases from contesting polls

The Supreme Court has granted the petitioner liberty to move a similar request before the Election Commission of India The Supreme Court, on Monday (January...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

2019 Poll bugle: Modi Govt approves Bill to grant 10% quota for economically poor...

A constitutional amendment will have to be passed to implement the decision which contravenes the Supreme Court mandated cap of 50 per cent quota With...
Parliament

Both Houses of Parliament Paralysed As Govt, Oppn Lock Horns Over Rafale, Triple Talaq...

The government and the opposition locked horns in and outside Parliament over a host of issues including the Rafale deal, Ram Janambhoomi, Triple Talaq,...

A Dangerous Precedent?

Above: Attorney General KK Venugopal criticised the SC for giving itself enormous powers By Upendra Baxi In a surprising attack on constitutional morality, Attorney General KK...
Farmers from different states at the Kisan Mukti March in Delhi. Led by the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee, they were demanding loan waivers and better prices for their produce/Photo: UNI

IT IS THE FARMER, STUPID!

Above: Farmers from different states at the Kisan Mukti March in Delhi. Led by the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee, they were demanding...
Politics across the Himalayas

Buddhist unity despite politics

By Pushp Saraf Can Thupstan Chhewang, twice member of the Lok Sabha from the trans-Himalayan territory of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, become a rallying...
Push for restoration of SC/ST Act to be moved in ongoing Monsoon session

Push for restoration of SC/ST Act to be moved in ongoing Monsoon session

Facing criticism from dalit groups, opposition and its allies, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday (August 1) cleared a Bill to restore a provision of...
Appeal to hear case on marital rape goes to SC

The Power of Speech

~ By Dilip Bobb Much has been made of Rahul Gandhi’s speech in Parliament, culminating in the hug-wink combo. If politicians have one requirement, it...
Rahul hugs Modi after slamming govt during the no confidence motion

Rahul hugs Modi after slamming govt during the no confidence motion

In an unusual gesture, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday (July 20) hugged Prime Minister Narendra Modi after slamming BJP-led government during the no...
Official Bungalows: VVIP Squatters

Official Bungalows: VVIP Squatters

Above: The bungalow occupied by ex-CM Akhilesh Yadav The Supreme Court has denied government accommodation to former public servants as it says that these belong...
Murdering Parliament through Ordinances

STRANGLING PARLIAMENT

~By Inderjit Badhwar The cover story this week (India Legal magazine) is an example of the continuing alarms that India Legal sounds to warn readers...
Demonetisation in India: The Legal Aspect

Demonetisation in India: The Legal Aspect

Arun Kumar, one of India’s foremost economists, and an authority on the black economy, comprehensively analyses the legal and constitutional contours of demonetisation in...
Union cabinet approves Surrogacy Bill amendments, proposes National Surrogacy Board

Union cabinet approves Surrogacy Bill amendments, proposes National Surrogacy Board

Bill proposes a ban on commercial surrogacy, setting up of national and state-level boards to regulate surrogacy and prohibit exploitation of surrogate mothers The Union...
President Ram Nath Kovind with Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra; (inset) Justice SN Shukla of the Allahabad High Court/Photo courtesy: PIB and Allahabad High Court

Allahabad HC’s Justice Shukla digs in his heels, ball now in President Kovind’s court

Above: President Ram Nath Kovind with Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra; (inset) Justice SN Shukla of the Allahabad High Court/Photo courtesy: PIB and...
Sushma Swaraj

Held hostage by ISIS in Iraq, all 39 Indians killed: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj informs Parliament that 39 Indians who had gone missing in Iraq in 2014 have been killed, mass grave found...
A TV grab of the Lok Sabha

Parliament adjourns over ‘lack of order’, no-confidence motion fails to be take up again

Above: A TV grab of the Lok Sabha The Parliament once again on Monday (March 19), failed to take up the no-confidence motion against the...
Rafale deal: Sitharaman says govt can’t reveal details due to Secrecy Agreement

Rafale deal: Sitharaman says govt can’t reveal details due to Secrecy Agreement

The Centre cannot disclose details of the Rafale fighter aircraft deal due to a "Secrecy Agreement" with France, Union Minister of Defence (MoD) Nirmala...
Parliament’s budget session from Jan 29, budget to be presented on Feb 1

Parliament’s budget session from Jan 29, budget to be presented on Feb 1

As winter session ends, Union parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar announces schedule for the budget session  Soon after the Winter Session of Parliament ended on Friday following...
Opposition forces adjournment of RS, Anti-Triple Talaq Bill to be discussed tomorrow

Opposition forces adjournment of RS, Anti-Triple Talaq Bill to be discussed tomorrow

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, passed by the Lok Sabha last week was introduced in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday amid Opposition protests With...
Bill banning instant triple talaq passed by Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha hurdle ahead

Bill banning instant triple talaq passed by Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha hurdle ahead

The Bill, which seeks to make talaq-e-biddat a cognisable offence punishable with a three year jail term for the husband was passed by a...
Uproar in Parliament over ill-treatment of Jadhav’s kin in Pak, remarks of Hegde

Uproar in Parliament over ill-treatment of Jadhav’s kin in Pak, remarks of Hegde

Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned till 2 pm amid ruckus, Sushma Swaraj says she will make a statement in Parliament on Thursday about Jadhav’s meeting For the seventh...
Parliament disrupted again as 2G Case verdict peps up Congress

Parliament disrupted again as 2G Case verdict peps up Congress, gives it fresh ammo

The 2G scam case against Congress-led UPA falling through in court provided additional ammunition to the Opposition against the ruling BJP and pepped up...
Parliament

Winter session of Parliament will be convened from Dec 15 to Jan 5

The upcoming winter session of Parliament will be convened from December 15 to January 5 thereby ending the political storm raging over it. This was...
M Venkaiah Naidu elected Vice President

M Venkaiah Naidu elected Vice President

Ruling NDA’s candidate M Venkaiah Naidu was elected Vice President of India with 516 votes out of 785 votes polled. Opposition’s candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi...
EC selection: Need a collegium or a new law, says SC

EC selection: Need a collegium or a new law, says SC

Above: The Election Commission of India building in New Delhi The apex court has warned the government to enact a law as required by the...
GST

GST: Tax freedom at midnight could mean complete chaos

Several state finance ministers have complained that GST could destroy the MSME sector in the second hit after demonetisation The Union government of the NDA...
Picture: Japan's Emperor Akihito. Photo: UNI

Japan frames new law to allow Emperor Akihito to abdicate

When Japan’s Emperor Akihito expressed his desire to abdicate, it had precipitated a sort of legal crisis. This was not written into the constitution...
Shooting inside Iran parliament leaves 2 wounded

Shooting inside Iran parliament leaves 2 wounded

Reports emanating from Tehran early on June 7 say that four gunmen have entered the Parliament of Iran, shot and injured a guard and...
‘Want quid-pro-quo for allowing foreign lawyers to practice in Indian courts’

Triple Talaq arguments enter fourth day in SC

The counsel for AIMPLB Kapil Sibal raised the critical issue whether Parliament could frame laws on religious matters Parliament may enact the Uniform Civil Code,...
Anna Hazare went on an indefinite fast to exert pressure on the Indian government to enact the Lokpal. Photo: Anil Shakya

Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act: Out of the Deep Freeze

In a move to make this Act workable, the apex court has told the government that the Lokpal can be appointed even if there...
POCSO Act, a case for the age of innocence

POCSO Act, a case for the age of innocence

Keeping in mind the vulnerability of children, Parliament initiated a process and came up with the POCSO Act. It came into effect on November...
Differently-abled people celebrating World Disability Day at India Gate, New Delhi. Photo: UNI

SC rejects HC order on disability PIL

India Legal Bureau The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill 2014, which was passed by Parliament just the other day, could face a few hurdles...
MPs of all opposition parties wearing black band holding a demonstration in front of the Gandhi statue at Parliament house in protest against the demonetisation. Photo: UNI

The Speaker is Responsible

Lawmakers disrupting the winter session of Parliament on account of demonetisation pose an important question: Should MPs’ conduct on the parliament be immune from...
Have we achieved the objectives of the Constitution?

Have we achieved the objectives of the Constitution?

November 26, 2016 was observed as Law Day all over India, especially by members of the legal fraternity. The day is celebrated to honour...
The argument that Jallikattu was a cultural event and hence could not be curtailed was not accepted by the apex court

Jallikattu: Hitting the Bull’s Eye

The Supreme Court has once again shown its humane side by dismissing a petition of the Tamil Nadu government asking it to lift the...
(L-R) British Prime Minister Theresa May; Leave EU supporters celebrate the result in Sunderland after polling stations closed in the Referendum on the European Union in London. Photos: UNI

Brexiteers Face Bumpy Road in UK

Leaving the EU seems easier said than done for Britain as the High Court of Justice has now demanded that the June 23 referendum...
Inderjit Badhwar (The Demonetization Reality Show)

THE DEMONETIZATION REALITY SHOW

My colleague Dilip Bobb, now senior managing editor of India Legal, and I had just wound up a popular talk show on APN news...

The dropping of sex ratio still remains a social affliction and a disease: Supreme...

Voluntary Health Association of Punjab versus Union of India decided on 8th November, 2016 By Robin David The Supreme Court (Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Shiva...
Journey of Bill 330; Photo: UNI

Legislating a law

When a bill journeys through parliament, it goes through an elaborate process. What finally emerges from the parliamentary crucible is unassailable. By Devender Singh Come every...
NEW DELHI, SEP 14 (UNI):-President Pranab Mukherjee presenting the awards instituted by the Rajbhasha Vibhag at the Hindi Divas Samaroh at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Wednesday. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and MoS Kiran Rijiju also seen in the picture. UNI PHOTO-52U

Is Hindi feasible in all courts of India?  

At a time when the country is celebrating Hindi Divas, one may ask what is the state of affairs as far as using Hindi...
judge illustration

Can Judges Get Blanket Protection? 

While the Judges Protection Act of 1985 gives protection to judges for acts done during the discharge of their duties, they are also made...
Wilson_Anil Shakya

“Why ask us for a solution?”: Bezwada Wilson

Bezwada Wilson’s decades-long struggle to wean away manual scavengers from lifting human excreta and to ensure them a life of dignity has borne success...
Two high courts to get new identity

Two high courts to get new identity

The Union cabinet today cleared the decks for renaming of the Madras and Bombay high courts. A bill in this regard will be placed...

Crowded House?

The debate on whether parliament should shift to a new address has come up once again. Should the iconic circular building be abandoned or...

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