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Another blow for Smriti Irani, gets dropped from Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs

Another blow for Smriti Irani, gets dropped from Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs

The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) has been rejigged with Smriti Irani being dropped as a special invitee and her successor in the HRD ministry Prakash Javadekar elevated as a member.

Govt mulling reforms in criminal procedure to avoid false charges against Muslim youths

Govt mulling reforms in criminal procedure to avoid false charges against Muslim youths

Showing concern towards the labelling of Muslim youths as 'terrorists' in false cases, Union minister for law and justice DV Sadananda Gowda said that the government is mulling reforms in criminal procedure.

Cases of arrest of Muslim youths on false terror charges cause of concern: Law Minister Gowda

Cases of arrest of Muslim youths on false terror charges cause of concern: Law Minister Gowda

Union Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda said that legal reforms will be made to address such cases.

Pendency of 3 crore cases in courts worrisome backlog: Union Law minister

The minister said the government has taken steps to remove hundreds of obsolete laws from the statute book.

Appointment of judges must go on: Chief Justice of India

Chief Justice of India Justice TS Thakur said on Saturday the process of appointing judges must go on while improving the system, as the delay in appointments will deprive people of their fundamental right of access to justice.

Ex-SC judge Balbir Singh Chauhan new Law Commission chairman

Former Supreme Court judge Balbir Singh Chauhan was today appointed Chairman of the 21st Law Commission, a post lying vacant since last September.

'Attack on Tanzanian student an embarrassment for India'

'Attack on Tanzanian student an embarrassment for India'

Union Law and Justice Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Friday said the attack on a Tanzanian student has come as an embarrassment for the nation and asked the Karnataka Government has to take some stringent measures in wake of the deteriorating law and order situation in the state.

Union Minister Sadananda Gowda's nephew caught on camera assaulting bouncers at bar

Union Minister Sadananda Gowda's nephew caught on camera assaulting bouncers at bar

Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's nephew has been caught on camera assaulting bouncers at a bar in Bengaluru.

Lok Sabha passes arbitration bill by voice vote

The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed by a voice vote the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2015, which aims to make the country more investor-friendly.

Homlessness no ground for disqualification as voter: Govt

Being homeless is not a disqualification for enrollment as a voter, the government made this clear in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.

'Parliament has power to govern process for appointment of judges'

'Parliament has power to govern process for appointment of judges'

This is for the first time the Law Minister has spoken in Parliament on the SC verdict on NJAC Act.

PMO gets file for elevation of Justice Thakur as CJI

The warrant of appointment of Justice TS Thakur as the next Chief Justice of India is set to be issued soon with the Law Ministry on Saturday forwarding the file of his appointment to the Prime Minister's Office.

Will consult PM on NJAC, says Law Minister

After the SC struck down the NJAC Act, Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda said on Friday that he will consult PM Narendra Modi and legal experts.

US envoy expected to meet Gowda, discuss commercial courts bill

 US Ambassador to India Richard Verma is expected to meet Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda to discuss timely resolution of commercial disputes and the commercial courts bill pending before a Parliamentary panel.

Legal education in country gets 'raw deal': Gowda

Union Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Sunday said legal education in India "always" got a "raw deal" compared to other courses.

Legal education in country gets 'raw deal': Gowda

Union Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Sunday said legal education in India "always" got a "raw deal" compared to other courses.

Congress stalling Parliament as it has no issue: Sadananda Gowda

Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Saturday charged Congress with stalling Parliament over Lalit Modi case and Vyapam as it did not have any other issue and said that this was not in the interest of democracy.

Amendments to arbitration law to come before Cabinet on Thursday

A string of amendments proposed to the arbitration law to end delays and eliminate high costs in a bid to provide ease in doing business in the country will come up before the Union Cabinet on Wednesday.

Vyapam scam a silly issue, says Gowda but retracts later

In controversial remarks, Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday termed the Vyapam scam as a "silly issue" on which Prime Minister Narendra Modi need not comment but shortly later retracted saying he was referring to the Lalit Modi row.

Never said govt would scrap Section 377: Sadananda Gowda

Never said govt would scrap Section 377: Sadananda Gowda

A day after reports quoted DV Sadananda Gowda as indicating that India could abolish Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code decriminalising 'unnatural sex', the Union Law Minister on Tuesday denied making any such remarks.