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Law Ministry faced flak over vacancies in courts in 2016

2016 can be summed up as a year when the Law Ministry came under constant fire of outgoing Chief Justice of India TS Thakur for rising vacancies in the higher judiciary even as its efforts to finalise a document to guide appointments in high courts and the Supreme Court failed to get finalised.

India opposes UN resolution for moratorium on death penalty

The United States also opposed the resolution, saying that capital punishment was legal under international law and dealing with it was a domestic matter.

No leniency for the unprofessional conduct of lawyers: CJI

Justice Thakur said "what do we do in such cases? Suspend them for six months or one year.

Nigerians are a problem across country, in Goa: Minister

The BJP leader's remarks came a day after a 39-year-old local woman was allegedly raped at knifepoint by a Nigerian at Parra village.

Facebook post goes viral - Kerala girl calls off marriage due to dowry demands

Facebook post goes viral - Kerala girl calls off marriage due to dowry demands

Kerala girl Remya Ramachandran called off her marriage after groom demanded dowry.