Law

New law now enables juveniles' trial in heinous crimes

With the Juvenile Justice Act of 2015 coming into force from Friday, such accused can now be tried as adults for heinous crimes.

Juvenile Justice Bill finally passed in Rajya Sabha

After three years of continuous effort, Rajya Sabha finally passed the Juvenile Justice Bill. The question that arise amidst is, Is Justice Delayed, Justice Denied.

Every institution has to evolve in tune with times: PM

Every institution has to evolve in tune with the times, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday at a judicial forum, in an apparent reference to the Supreme Court scrapping the National Judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC) law and retaining the collegium system.

Uniform Civil Code: What is hindering its execution?

Underlining “total confusion” owing to personal laws governing religious practices, the Supreme Court sought to know from the government Monday whether it is willing to bring the Uniform Civil Code in the country.

Japan passes controversial security bills into law

Japan`s parliament passed contentious security bills into law in the early hours of Saturday, in a move that could see Japanese troops fight abroad for the first time in 70 years.

Tunisian parliament adopts new anti-terror law

The Tunisian parliament has adopted a new "anti-terror" law overnight aimed at beefing up powers to confront a jihadist threat following deadly attacks claimed by the Islamic State group.

Egypt to revise anti-terror media law: MENA

Egypt on Wednesday agreed to revise a controversial article of its touted anti-terror law threatening journalists with jail for reporting anything but the official line on jihadist attacks, state media reported.

Pak parliamentary panel to discuss Hindu marriage law

The minority Hindu community in Pakistan, living without a marriage law since the country was founded in 1947, may get a landmark legislation soon to help them register their marriages.

A 'law degree in fashion'? Now it's possible!

A 'law degree in fashion'? Now it's possible!

It's official! One can now get a law degree in fashion asFordham University School of Law has recently announced their two new courses.

Hooch tragedy: Why isn't there a stringent law against selling toxic liquor?

Today on Taal Thok Ke our guest panel will discuss the need to curb the rising number of hooch tragedy cases. Why isn't there a stringent law against selling toxic liquor in our country?

Hooch tragedy: Why isn't there a stringent law against selling toxic liquor? Part-2

Today on Taal Thok Ke our guest panel will discuss the need to curb the rising number of hooch tragedy cases. Why isn't there a stringent law against selling toxic liquor in our country?

Swamy pleads for Asaram bail in Jodhpur court,verdict tomorrow

Swamy pleads for Asaram bail in Jodhpur court,verdict tomorrow

 BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today argued for bail to Asaram Bapu, jailed in a sexual assault case, before a court here, which reserved the decision till June 20.

Indian-origin man jailed 10 months for stabbing wife in Singapore

 A 29-year-old Indian-origin man in Singapore was jailed for 10 months for stabbing his estranged wife in front of their two children in October last year, according to a media report today.

How the mighty are fallen: Selfies and smiles in Zhou village

How the mighty are fallen: Selfies and smiles in Zhou village

He wielded enormous power as China`s fearsome security chief, but at Zhou Yongkang`s ancestral village, his relatives` tombs are now backdrops for selfies and curious visitors crush the hedges around the family home.

Woman raped on pretext of marriage in Faridabad

A 34-year-old married woman, who had left her husband after developing differences with him, was allegedly raped several times by a person on the pretext of marriage here, police said today.

Eight Malala shooting suspects acquitted still in custody: Pakistan officials

Eight of the 10 men acquitted by a court over the attempted murder of Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai are still being held in custody on other charges, officials said Saturday.

Sex racket busted in Punjab, 8 arrested

 Police today claimed to have busted a sex racket with the arrest of eight persons, including four women, from a hotel here.

HC stays notices to top cop, others by Delhi Assembly

The Delhi High Court today stayed till July 1 the show cause notices issued to the police by Delhi Assembly's Privileges Committee on MLA Jarnail Singh's complaint alleging breach of privilege.

HC grants bail to life-term convict to perform 'kanyadaan'

The Bombay High Court has granted temporary bail for four days to a convict serving life term to enable him to perform "kanyadaan" ritual at his daughter's marriage in Nashik this week.

Assam girl rescued from Haryana

A minor girl, who was allegedly trafficked from here alongwith two others has been rescued from Haryana and three persons were arrested in connection, police said today.