Law

Union Cabinet approves new anti-corruption bill

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a refurbished anti-corruption law, which includes seven years of maximum imprisonment in graft-related cases.

SC miffed at the delays in proceedings of Uber rape case

Supreme Court expressed its displeasure because of the delays in proceedings of Uber rape case and said that it's an serious issue.

Schwarzenegger slams Indiana's anti-gay law
Schwarzenegger slams Indiana's anti-gay law

 Former California Governor and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger expressed his anger and disappointment over Indiana's religious freedom law.

Snapchat shows data requests in transparency report

Snapchat, the social network for users who like the security of disappearing messages, released its first transparency report Thursday showing hundreds of requests from US and foreign law enforcement agencies.

Governor backs down, seeks `fix` to Indiana religion law

Indiana Governor Mike Pence, facing mounting criticism, said Tuesday he will seek to tweak a contentious new law that some warn discriminates against gays.

Pence told a press conference that the law he signed last week "does not give anyone a license to discriminate."

Advocate Abha Singh 'shocked' after Thane rape accused threatens to repeat act

Senior advocate Abha Singh on Sunday expressed her shock after a rape accused, currently out on bail in Thane, threatened to 'repeat' the act.

Maharashtra to bring law to stop practice of social boycott: Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday announced enactment of a new law to stop the practice of social boycott in the state, terming it as a "social evil".

Delhi HC slams government on awareness about laws for women, kids

The Delhi High Court has expressed displeasure at the "apathy and insensitivity" of the central and city governments on creating public awareness about laws and punishment for offences against women and children.

Haryana proposes law for registration of pregnancy

Faced with an adverse sex ratio which is the worst among all states in India, the Haryana government is considering bringing a law under which registration of pregnancy would be made compulsory, a minister said Thursday.

PMO seeks 'legal framework' to check delay in framing of rules

The Prime Minister's Office has asked the Law Ministry to come up with a mechanism, including a "legal framework", for ensuring that ministries do not delay on the framing of rules after an Act has has come into force.

Stringent law needed against forced conversions: BJP leader Vinay Katiyar

Advocating for a stringent law against forced conversions, BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Katiyar today said a "relaxation" must be there for the "converted person" to revert back to his or her earlier religion.

Ghar Wapsi: Is RSS posing a challenge to BJP?- Part II

With RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday made a statement on religious conversion, calling on those who oppose conversion to bring a law to ban it. Is RSS posing a challenge to BJP on 'Ghar Wapsi'?

Ghar Wapsi: Is RSS posing a challenge to BJP?

With RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday made a statement on religious conversion, calling on those who oppose conversion to bring a law to ban it. Is RSS posing a challenge to BJP on 'Ghar Wapsi'?

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat supports anti-conversion law

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday jumped into the religious conversion controversy, calling on those who oppose conversion to bring a law to ban it.

Arjun Kapoor ready to marry Ranveer Singh, if law allows!
Arjun Kapoor ready to marry Ranveer Singh, if law allows!

The two macho men of Bollywood – Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh – have strengthened their bond over time and are planning to take their bromance a step further.

A repeat offender, how did a rapist become a cab driver?-Part 2

Shiv Kumar Yadav, the driver who is charged with raping a girl in the cab, had spent seven months in jail in 2011 in a sexual assault case, but was acquitted by the court. According to the Delhi Police, the cab company failed to run a background check on the driver.

A repeat offender, how did a rapist become a cab driver?

Shiv Kumar Yadav, the driver who is charged with raping a girl in the cab, had spent seven months in jail in 2011 in a sexual assault case, but was acquitted by the court. According to the Delhi Police, the cab company failed to run a background check on the driver.

WBNUJS offers sexual harrassment prevention course for executives

As women's safety continues to be deliberated upon at different levels, an academic programme aims to help in better implementation of the law in the workplace.

Haryana police inept before Baba Rampal's supporters?

Supporters of 'godman' Rampal on Tuesday indulged in clashes with Haryana police and open fired using country-made weapons at the Satlok Ashram in Barwala.

Is 'Baba' Rampal above the law? Why couldn't he be arrested? Has Haryana police become weak and incompetent before his followers?

New law to ensure free books, uniforms in Pakistan school

The Pakistani government is working on a bill that will ensure the provision of free books along with stationary and uniforms to the children, a ruling party lawmaker said on Saturday.