Shiv Sena takes up Bombay HC renaming issue with Centre

After having renamed Bombay as Mumbai during its rule in Maharashtra between 1995-99, Shiv Sena, which is sharing power with BJP in both state and the Centre, is now vehemently pressing for its demand to rename the Bombay High Court.

Country allowing terror perpetrators roam freely is a threat: India

Against the backdrop of 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's release by Pakistan, India on Monday said any country that allows the perpetrators of dastardly terror attacks to roam freely poses a serious threat to all nations.

Lok Sabha passes bill to repeal 35 archaic laws

 Seeking to weed out archaic and dead laws, the Lok Sabha on Wednesday approved a bill to repeal as many as 35 legislations.

Sadananda Gowda calls for CBI probe into DK Ravi's death

Union Law and Justice Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Wednesday said the Karnataka government must refer the death of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer DK Ravi to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for further investigation.

High court for Telangana at the earliest: Sadananda Gowda

Union Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Saturday said the central government will take steps to establish separate high court for Telangana after receiving a proposal from the state government.

Centre won't delay setting up separate HC for Telangana: Sadananda Gowda

 Union Law Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Saturday said the Centre would move quickly to establish a separate High Court for Telangana.

Land Ordinance: Govt considering representations from stakeholders

Under fire from the Opposition on the Land ordinance, government on Thursday said it is considering a number of representations from stakeholders expressing concerns on the interests of the farmers on the provisions of the law.

1,700 obsolete laws to be repealed, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said the government has identified around 1,700 obselete and is woring towards their repeal.

1,700 obsolete laws to be repealed, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said the government has identified around 1,700 obselete and is woring towards their repeal.

Male groups seek review of marriage law bill in India

Male rights groups working for "gender-neutral" family laws will lobby with the government to review the Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill of 2010 as it claims that in its present form it is discriminatory to men.

Allahabad High Court lawyers' strike continues, delegation to meet minister

Judicial work was paralysed at the Allahabad High Court for the third consecutive day on Tuesday due to the strike by lawyers to protest proposed creation of a separate bench for western Uttar Pradesh even as a delegation left for New Delhi to meet the Union Law minister.

Ways to strengthen criminal justice system under discussion: Gowda to Law Ministry's consultative committee

Law and Justice Minister Sadananda Gowda has told his ministry's consultative committee that consultations could be held with the Home Ministry to strengthen criminal justice system.

Khaps threaten to launch agitation against Sadananda Gowda

Khap Panchayats on Saturday threatened to launch an agitation against Union Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda for his comments terming Khaps as "unconstitutional" and demanded his removal from the Cabinet.

States, HCs lack unanimity on All-India Judicial Services

The Centre's plan to set up an All-India Judicial Services may not take off soon due to lack of unanimity among various states and the high courts on the issue.

Govt to bring amendment in Arbitration Act in next session: Sadananda Gowda

 Law Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Friday said the Centre is planning to amend Arbitration and Conciliation Act in next parliament session to make the country an International hub for Arbitration.

BJP Ministers sing hymns in counter-protest in Parliament complex

In an unusual protest, five Union Ministers on Friday joined BJP MPs in singing hyms before Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Parliament complex praying for "wisdom" to Congress members who have paralysed Rajya Sabha over Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's remarks.

Radical changes to be made in electoral system: Govt

Radical changes would be made in the electoral system but any decision would be taken only after the Law Commission submits its report on the matter, Law Minister Sadananda Gowda said in Lok Sabha on Thursday.

Bill to repeal 90 Acts introduced in Lok Sabha

 Moving ahead with ridding statute books of obsolete laws, a bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday to repeal 90 amendment Acts, including one which changes the law relating to salaries of members of Parliament.

Suresh Prabhu likely to become Railway Minister: Sources

Shiv Sena leader Suresh Prabhu is most likely to become the Railway Minister in the Union Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, according to sources.