Bill introduced in Lok Sabha to repeal 36 obsolete laws

Seeking to clear the statute books of antiquated laws, a bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday to repeal 36 Acts, including one which amends the marriage laws.

MP judge sexual harassment case: Law Minister seeks fair inquiry

Allegations of sexual harassment levelled by an additional district judge in Madhya Pradesh against a High Court judge should be inquired into fairly and appropriate action should be taken, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Tuesday.

Shanti Bhushan attacks govt on Gopal Subramanium issue

Former Law Minister Shanti Bhushan on Thursday said it was quite clear that CBI and IB were induced to do a "hatchet job" to scuttle the elevation of eminent lawyer Gopal Subramanium to the Supreme Court bench.

For good governance, good legal regime needed: Prasad

The new government was for a stable, transparent and investment friendly regime and for "good governance good legal regime is very necessary", said Ravi Shankar Prasad who took charge as Union Law Minister on Tuesday.

AAP condemns Somnath Bharti`s language, but refuses to act against him

The Aam Aadmi Party defended Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti even as pressure mounted on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for removal of the controversial Law Minister for allegedly leading a group of assaulters in a midnight raid in South Delhi last week.

Court raps cops for failure to take action on `midnight raid`

Court rapped Delhi Police for failure to take action on Ugandan woman`s FIR against unknown persons for barging into her flat during midnight raid allegedly led by Law Minister Somnath Bharti.

Somnath Bharti surrenders his licence to practice law

Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti, indicted by a court for "tampering of evidence" in a case he appeared as a defence lawyer, has informed the Bar Council of Delhi that he intends to surrender his licence to practice law.

NCW demands resignation of Law Minister

The National Commission for Women today took suo motu cognisance of media reports that some women foreign nationals were allegedly forcibly held captive and made to undergo medical tests to find out if they had consumed drugs on the orders of the Law Minister.

Delhi Law Minister names Danish gang-rape victim, admits mistake

Mired in controversies, Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti on Thursday committed a faux pas by revealing the name of Danish woman, who was allegedly gang-raped late on Tuesday night.

CBI expresses reservations over Lokpal, writes to Law Minister

CBI has written to the Law Minister expressing reservations over the new provisions introduced through Lokpal where the agency will have to take the nod of Central Vigilance Commission before filing charge sheets in cases referred by the anti-corruption watchdog.

Suicide attack kills Pakistani minister, 7 others

A senior Pakistani provincial minister was among eight people killed when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive laden vest at the politician`s home in the restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday, police said.

Names of 13.58 lakh voters in national capital deleted by EC

Names of 13.58 lakh voters in the national capital have been deleted from voters list by the Election Commission, Law Minister Kapil Sibal told Rajya Sabha today.

Pak govt removes Zahid Hamid as law minister

The Pakistan government was forced on Saturday to remove Law Minister Zahid Hamid for his links with the regime of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is likely to face trial on a charge of high treason.

Sonia meets PM amidst speculations of cabinet reshuffle

Congress President Sonia Gandhi
on Thursday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the backdrop of speculation of a cabinet reshuffle.

Law minister does not know law: Narendra Modi

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi took a veiled dig at union Law and Justice Minister Kapil Sibal on Sunday, saying he has no knowledge of law, despite being a lawyer and law minister.

Sibal favours appointment of judges in a transparent manner

Taking charge as the Law Minister, Kapil Sibal Monday said he would work to ensure that legal processes do not pose impediment to economic growth and will try to evolve a system for appointment of judges in a transparent manner.

Kapil Sibal outlines broad objectives as Law Minister ahead of polls

With Lok Sabha elections soon, Law Minister Kapil Sibal said he would strive to make legal procedures help fuel economic growth and appointment of judges through a transparent process.

My resignation doesn`t imply `wrongdoing`: Ashwani Kumar

Ashwani Kumar on Saturday told a press conference that he resigned to end the controversy surrounding him.

Centre may ask Ashwani Kumar to resign?

In the wake Supreme Court’s scathing criticism of the Centre in connection with the coal blocks allocation scam, the Congress-led UPA government may ask Ashwani Kumar to resign as Union Law Minister.

Heart of coal scam probe report changed: SC

Supreme Court pulled up CBI, PMO and Coal Ministry officials for changing the "heart" of the coal scam probe report.