Law

Kenya imposes world's toughest law against plastic bags

Kenya imposes world's toughest law against plastic bags

The East African nation joins more than 40 other countries that have banned, partly banned or taxed single use plastic bags, including China, France, Rwanda, and Italy.

Aug 28, 2017, 15:32 PM IST
Nine high courts oppose all-India service for lower judiciary

Nine high courts oppose all-India service for lower judiciary

It also proposed that the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) can also be asked to hold an exam to recruit judicial officers.

 

Aug 06, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

Trump supports sanctions on Russia Iran, N Korea: White House

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passes legislations with an overwhelming majority of 419-3 supporting tougher sanctions against the three countries.

Jul 27, 2017, 08:38 AM IST

Australian minister quits after finding out he may also be Italian

"I had no knowledge that I, myself, had become an Italian citizen - nor had I requested to become an Italian citizen," said the Australian-born Canavan, who quit the major position of minister for Resources and Northern Australia.

 

Jul 25, 2017, 14:55 PM IST

Chinese draft law regulates use of national anthem

According to the draft, those who maliciously modify the lyrics or play or sing it in a distorted or disrespectful way can be detained for up to 15 days by public security departments. 

Jun 22, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
Courts can't question legislature's wisdom in enacting law: SC

Courts can't question legislature's wisdom in enacting law: SC

The apex court also said that all income tax asessees "constitute one class" and they were treated alike by the provision which was under challenge before it.

Jun 09, 2017, 23:27 PM IST

Law never fails due to incidents of crime: Nitish Kumar

With Bihar's law and order situation being hotly debated in the wake of gangster-turned-politician Mohammad Shahabuddin being released on bail, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said law "never fails" due to incidents of crime and appropriate action is taken against criminals.

Sep 15, 2016, 18:08 PM IST
Triple Talaq saves women from being murdered, polygamy ban encourages illicit sex: Muslim Board to SC

Triple Talaq saves women from being murdered, polygamy ban encourages illicit sex: Muslim Board to SC

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board​, in its counter affidavit filed in Supreme Court, said the contentious issue relating to Muslim practices of polygamy, triple talaq can`t be interfered with.

Sep 03, 2016, 14:19 PM IST