Law

Rights groups slam Myanmar birth law as anti-Muslim

 

Yangon: A new law that forces some women in Myanmar to have children at least three years apart wason Monday criticised by rights groups who say it will be used to target the country`s minority Muslim population.

Govt may consider law to restrict use of river, ground water for drinking: Uma Bharti

Government may consider bringing in a legislation to restrict usage of river and ground water for drinking purpose while treated and rainwater could be used

Govt working on including criminal provisions in law on Ganga

The government is in the advanced stages of preparing the final draft of a law, which will incorporate criminal provisions, in its bid to abate pollution and maintain sustainable cleanliness in River Ganga.

Salman Khan hit-and-run case deserves law, not sentiments: Pinky Anand

Additional Solicitor General of India Pinky Anand on Sunday said actor Salman Khan's case needs to be viewed as per the law and not by sentiments.

Salman Khan's run-in with law: From reel to real life
Salman Khan's run-in with law: From reel to real life

 "Humari police humesha late aati hai aur galat insaan ko hi arrest karti hai," superstar Salman Khan's dialogue in his last film "Kick" proved almost prophetic today as he was pronounced guilty in an over 12-year-old hit-and-run case.

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.