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Parliament Passes Bill To Increase Number Of SC Judges by Three

Parliament on Wednesday passed  the bill  that seeks to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from the present 30 to 33. Sometime back, the Union...
Ravi Shankar Prasad

Lok Sabha passes Bill to increase number of Supreme Court judges

The Lok Sabha has passed a Bill to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from 31 to 34 (including the CJI). The Supreme Court...
Ravi Shankar Prasad

Bill to increase SC Judges is likely to be tabled in Parliament tomorrow

A Bill seeking an increase in the number of Supreme Court judges is likely to be moved by Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad...
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Photo: UNI

Triple Talaq Bill tabled in Rajya Sabha, Union Law Minister Prasad says it should...

The Triple Talaq bill was tabled in Rajya Sabha today with Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad saying that the Bill was crucial in...
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad being greeted by law ministry officials after taking charge

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Says He Will Play Role of Stakeholder, Not...

Above: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad being greeted by law ministry officials after taking charge Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on...
Mobile apps to facilitate pro bono legal service launched

Mobile apps to facilitate pro bono legal service launched

A mobile app and dashboard along with other app Nyaya Bandhu has been launched by Union Ministry of Law & Justice in a bid...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Poll Vault: Centre moves SC seeking transfer of land near Ayodhya disputed site to...

Supreme Court had ordered status quo on 67.7 acres of land acquired by the central government in 1993, Modi regime says only 0.313 acres...
Sunanda Pushkar death case: Patiala House court grants regular bail to Tharoor

Tharoor Files Criminal Complaint Against Minister Ravi Shanker Prasad For Calling Him “Murder Accused”

Shashi Tharoor, former union minister and the sitting Congress MP Monday filed a criminal complaint against Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad allegedly for making...
Media Watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

MEDIA WATCH

Making the News The Press Trust of India building on Parliament Street resembles a fortress under siege. The reason is the protests over the bloodbath...
Aadhaar: Familiar Face

Aadhaar: Familiar Face

Above: UIDAI has announced taking on-the-spot live pictures as a new measure for every authentication that requires Aadhaar UIDAI rolls out an additional feature though...
Justice Srikrishna Report: Muddying the Waters

Justice Srikrishna Report: Muddying the Waters

Above: Justice BN Srikrishna and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad share the dais after submission of the data protection report prepared by the Committee...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Down to The Wire It is well known that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his ministers and supporters will target any media house, journalist or website...
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad’s appeal to women leaders: Help pass triple talaq bill in monsoon...

Above: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad With the ruling NDA dispensation’s position in the Rajya Sabha not in the majority, the government’s much-touted triple talaq...
Dalit Protests: Why Blame the Judiciary?

Dalit Protests: Why Blame the Judiciary?

Dalit protests on Delhi-Agra highway. Photo: UNI Amid widespread agitation against the Supreme Court’s decision to allegedly dilute the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and...

A Sorry Sight

~By Dilip Bobb Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched the trend by a flurry of apologies to various people he had insulted, then we had...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Judicial Crisis: Striking Home

In the Economic Survey, the centre accepts the need to address backlogs in the judiciary. This and the inability to fill vacancies of judges...
Law minster also wakes up from UIDAI-induced slumber, says other IDs okay if Aadhaar not available

Law minster also wakes up from UIDAI-induced slumber, says other IDs okay if Aadhaar...

A spate of tragedies including deaths, because claimants to legal entitlements – rations and hospital beds – were denied when they failed to produce...
MoP and Allocation of Cases: Issues of Propriety

Issues of Propriety

The highest seat of the judiciary has been gripped by these two contentious matters and it could take some time to sort them out...
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...
Govt introduces Bil to ban instant triple talaq in Lok Sabha, Owaisi protests

Govt introduces Bil to ban instant triple talaq in Lok Sabha, Owaisi protests

While PM Narendra Modi has appealed to Opposition parties to support the Bill, Congress party, Asaduddin Owaisi oppose the move to criminalise talaq-e-biddat Union minister...
National Law University Protests: Campus on the Boil

National Law University Protests: Campus on the Boil

NLIU students in Bhopal raise placards to highlight their protest Students of this prestigious university in Bhopal are up in arms and one of their...
Illustrations: Anthony Lawrence

Darkness at Noon

  ~By Dilip Bobb Residents of the capital are getting used to odd things happening in their lives, like odd and even, which is among...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Pro Bono Work: Charity Begins in Court

While the government may consider such aid by advocates in order to elevate them as judges, its implementation is tough ~By Justice Narendra Chapalgaonkar The legal...
Fever Clinic at RML hospital in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya

Many Central Govt doctors’ retirement age raised to 65

Above: Fever Clinic at RML hospital in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya Realising the twin need for availing of services of experienced doctors for...
With firms trying to cut corners, most factory workers endure inhospitable conditions. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Survey on Business Reforms: All Hype, Few Reforms?

Above: With firms trying to cut corners, most factory workers endure inhospitable conditions. Photo: Bhavana Gaur Despite the central and state governments’ efforts at simplifying...
Calcutta HC tells Centre: Appoint judges or we will take “appropriate action”

Calcutta HC tells Centre: Appoint judges or we will take “appropriate action”

In an almost unprecedented act, Calcutta High Court judges have come out against what they say was “stepmotherly treatment” of the court by the...
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Photo: UNI

PM and Jaitley will consider Attorney General’s appointment, says law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

~Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr The Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad was at his political best while answering sensitive questions, which also gave...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Standing Counsels: Clout and Lineage

The appointment of government lawyers and advocate generals has often been questioned because they are mostly connected to ministers and judges. This leaves ethical...
Lead picture: UNI

Cattle sale: Law minister’s finer dissection of a fine point

Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on June 4 in Kochi made a fine dissection of the environment ministry’s controversial order that said that...
Digital Push for Supreme Court

Digital Push for Supreme Court

PM Modi says this is another step towards modernisation of courts ~By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao JrCome July and the apex court will mark a...
Lawyers burn a copy of the Law Commission’s recommendations in Delhi on April 21. Photo: Anil Shakya

Advocates Act: Bridge over Troubled Waters

The Bar Council of India’s agitation against the Law Commission’s draft bill to amend this Act has been withdrawn following government assurances but concerns...
Jayalalithaa was the first chief minister against whom the governor granted sanction for prosecution while in office in a corruption case. Photo: UNI

Jaya’s Judicial Battles

The legal battles of Tamil Nadu’s late leader have been legendary and long. While she won and lost cases stupendously over the last 23...

Is TRAI’s demand for additional power baseless?

By Chirag Juneja and Shubhankar Gupta. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has sought powers to extend its ambit for penalizing service providers who...

'Ravi Shankar Prasad' - 33 News Results

Parliament

Parliament Passes Bill To Increase Number Of SC Judges by Three

Parliament on Wednesday passed  the bill  that seeks to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from the present 30 to 33. Sometime back, the Union...
Ravi Shankar Prasad

Lok Sabha passes Bill to increase number of Supreme Court judges

The Lok Sabha has passed a Bill to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from 31 to 34 (including the CJI). The Supreme Court...
Ravi Shankar Prasad

Bill to increase SC Judges is likely to be tabled in Parliament tomorrow

A Bill seeking an increase in the number of Supreme Court judges is likely to be moved by Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad...
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Photo: UNI

Triple Talaq Bill tabled in Rajya Sabha, Union Law Minister Prasad says it should...

The Triple Talaq bill was tabled in Rajya Sabha today with Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad saying that the Bill was crucial in...
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad being greeted by law ministry officials after taking charge

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Says He Will Play Role of Stakeholder, Not...

Above: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad being greeted by law ministry officials after taking charge Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on...
Mobile apps to facilitate pro bono legal service launched

Mobile apps to facilitate pro bono legal service launched

A mobile app and dashboard along with other app Nyaya Bandhu has been launched by Union Ministry of Law & Justice in a bid...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Poll Vault: Centre moves SC seeking transfer of land near Ayodhya disputed site to...

Supreme Court had ordered status quo on 67.7 acres of land acquired by the central government in 1993, Modi regime says only 0.313 acres...
Sunanda Pushkar death case: Patiala House court grants regular bail to Tharoor

Tharoor Files Criminal Complaint Against Minister Ravi Shanker Prasad For Calling Him “Murder Accused”

Shashi Tharoor, former union minister and the sitting Congress MP Monday filed a criminal complaint against Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad allegedly for making...
Media Watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

MEDIA WATCH

Making the News The Press Trust of India building on Parliament Street resembles a fortress under siege. The reason is the protests over the bloodbath...
Aadhaar: Familiar Face

Aadhaar: Familiar Face

Above: UIDAI has announced taking on-the-spot live pictures as a new measure for every authentication that requires Aadhaar UIDAI rolls out an additional feature though...
Justice Srikrishna Report: Muddying the Waters

Justice Srikrishna Report: Muddying the Waters

Above: Justice BN Srikrishna and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad share the dais after submission of the data protection report prepared by the Committee...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Down to The Wire It is well known that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his ministers and supporters will target any media house, journalist or website...
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad’s appeal to women leaders: Help pass triple talaq bill in monsoon...

Above: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad With the ruling NDA dispensation’s position in the Rajya Sabha not in the majority, the government’s much-touted triple talaq...
Dalit Protests: Why Blame the Judiciary?

Dalit Protests: Why Blame the Judiciary?

Dalit protests on Delhi-Agra highway. Photo: UNI Amid widespread agitation against the Supreme Court’s decision to allegedly dilute the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and...

A Sorry Sight

~By Dilip Bobb Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched the trend by a flurry of apologies to various people he had insulted, then we had...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Judicial Crisis: Striking Home

In the Economic Survey, the centre accepts the need to address backlogs in the judiciary. This and the inability to fill vacancies of judges...
Law minster also wakes up from UIDAI-induced slumber, says other IDs okay if Aadhaar not available

Law minster also wakes up from UIDAI-induced slumber, says other IDs okay if Aadhaar...

A spate of tragedies including deaths, because claimants to legal entitlements – rations and hospital beds – were denied when they failed to produce...
MoP and Allocation of Cases: Issues of Propriety

Issues of Propriety

The highest seat of the judiciary has been gripped by these two contentious matters and it could take some time to sort them out...
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...
Govt introduces Bil to ban instant triple talaq in Lok Sabha, Owaisi protests

Govt introduces Bil to ban instant triple talaq in Lok Sabha, Owaisi protests

While PM Narendra Modi has appealed to Opposition parties to support the Bill, Congress party, Asaduddin Owaisi oppose the move to criminalise talaq-e-biddat Union minister...
National Law University Protests: Campus on the Boil

National Law University Protests: Campus on the Boil

NLIU students in Bhopal raise placards to highlight their protest Students of this prestigious university in Bhopal are up in arms and one of their...
Illustrations: Anthony Lawrence

Darkness at Noon

  ~By Dilip Bobb Residents of the capital are getting used to odd things happening in their lives, like odd and even, which is among...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Pro Bono Work: Charity Begins in Court

While the government may consider such aid by advocates in order to elevate them as judges, its implementation is tough ~By Justice Narendra Chapalgaonkar The legal...
Fever Clinic at RML hospital in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya

Many Central Govt doctors’ retirement age raised to 65

Above: Fever Clinic at RML hospital in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya Realising the twin need for availing of services of experienced doctors for...
With firms trying to cut corners, most factory workers endure inhospitable conditions. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Survey on Business Reforms: All Hype, Few Reforms?

Above: With firms trying to cut corners, most factory workers endure inhospitable conditions. Photo: Bhavana Gaur Despite the central and state governments’ efforts at simplifying...
Calcutta HC tells Centre: Appoint judges or we will take “appropriate action”

Calcutta HC tells Centre: Appoint judges or we will take “appropriate action”

In an almost unprecedented act, Calcutta High Court judges have come out against what they say was “stepmotherly treatment” of the court by the...
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Photo: UNI

PM and Jaitley will consider Attorney General’s appointment, says law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

~Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr The Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad was at his political best while answering sensitive questions, which also gave...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Standing Counsels: Clout and Lineage

The appointment of government lawyers and advocate generals has often been questioned because they are mostly connected to ministers and judges. This leaves ethical...
Lead picture: UNI

Cattle sale: Law minister’s finer dissection of a fine point

Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on June 4 in Kochi made a fine dissection of the environment ministry’s controversial order that said that...
Digital Push for Supreme Court

Digital Push for Supreme Court

PM Modi says this is another step towards modernisation of courts ~By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao JrCome July and the apex court will mark a...
Lawyers burn a copy of the Law Commission’s recommendations in Delhi on April 21. Photo: Anil Shakya

Advocates Act: Bridge over Troubled Waters

The Bar Council of India’s agitation against the Law Commission’s draft bill to amend this Act has been withdrawn following government assurances but concerns...
Jayalalithaa was the first chief minister against whom the governor granted sanction for prosecution while in office in a corruption case. Photo: UNI

Jaya’s Judicial Battles

The legal battles of Tamil Nadu’s late leader have been legendary and long. While she won and lost cases stupendously over the last 23...

Is TRAI’s demand for additional power baseless?

By Chirag Juneja and Shubhankar Gupta. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has sought powers to extend its ambit for penalizing service providers who...

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