Indian law

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.

Dec 26, 2016, 10:16 AM IST

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.

Nov 19, 2016, 16:31 PM IST

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.

Jul 17, 2016, 00:37 AM IST

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.

May 30, 2016, 19:03 PM IST
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.

Dec 09, 2015, 09:17 AM IST

Everything is normal: France on Rafale deal

Putting a brave face despite the multi-billion dollar Rafale fighter jet contract flowing into rough weather, France on Wednesday claimed that everything is going "normal".

Feb 05, 2015, 00:17 AM IST

India's decision on insurance pool: France's cautious approach

France on Wednesday took a cautious approach to India's decision to set up a Rs 1500 crore insurance pool to offset nuclear liability of foreign suppliers, saying it would wait for the details to come out and then assess whether it "fits to our requirements".

Feb 05, 2015, 00:16 AM IST

Government told to bring Facebook, Twitter under Indian law

A recommendation was made to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday for bringing foreign content-provider like Facebook and Twitter under Indian laws like in other countries.

Nov 24, 2013, 00:16 AM IST

Indian law does not recognise causes behind perjury: Delhi HC

While dwelling upon the offence of perjury and its adverse impact on the criminal justice system, the Delhi HC said Indian law does not take into account the causes for this "malaise" which has plagued prosecutions.

May 22, 2013, 21:22 PM IST

Need law against Maoist kidnappings: Congress

A law must be enacted to prevent kidnappings such as that of the Chhattisgarh Collector Alex Paul Menon by Maoists, Congress` Rashid Alvi said.

Apr 22, 2012, 15:57 PM IST

New law to check terror related communication

The law will make it mandatory for Internet service providers to share real time information with intelligence and security agencies.

Jan 04, 2012, 09:07 AM IST

`Hostage swap attempt points to lack of specific Indian law`

Tanker MT Asphalt Venture with a crew, including 15 Indians was hijacked en route to Durban (South Africa) from Mombasa (Kenya) by Somali pirates on September 28 last year.

Apr 18, 2011, 10:39 AM IST

Coming soon – a law to guarantee govt services: The Indian Express

In what is being billed as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s next big move after Right to Information, the PMO has decided to implement the concept of service-level agreements.

Dec 14, 2009, 09:55 AM IST