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Uniform Civil Code: Govt does not intend to review its stand on triple talaq, says Union Law Minister

Uniform Civil Code: Govt does not intend to review its stand on triple talaq, says Union Law Minister

All Indian Muslim Personal Law Board and various other outfits on Thursday opposed the Law Commission's questionnaire on Uniform Civil Code.

Centre denies move on Uniform Civil Code linked to UP polls

Ravi Shankar Prasad, who took over as the Union Law Minister Wednesday, said the decision of the government to refer the issue of implementation of a uniform civil code in the country to the Law Commission should not be linked to the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh due next year.

Panama probe independent of Bachchan's presence at Modi bash: Union Law Minister

Union Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda did not find anything wrong in veteran film star Amitabh Bachchan, whose name figures in the Panama Papers, being present during the celebrations on completion of two years by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government at the India Gate lawns.

Congress targets Amitabh Bachchan over Modi govt's 2nd anniversary event, says 'wrong message being sent'

Congress targets Amitabh Bachchan over Modi govt's 2nd anniversary event, says 'wrong message being sent'

The Congress on Wednesday attacked actor Amitabh Bachchan and raked up the Panama Papers controversy.

Pendency of 3 crore cases in courts worrisome backlog: Union Law minister

The minister said the government has taken steps to remove hundreds of obsolete laws from the statute book.

SC reserves verdict on Gowda's plea against plot cancellation

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on the plea by Union Law Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda and former Karnataka civil supplies minister D.N. Jeevaraj challenging the Karnataka High Court order directing the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) to take back possession of two plots allotted hem for violating the lease's terms and conditions.

Never said govt would scrap Section 377: Sadananda Gowda

Never said govt would scrap Section 377: Sadananda Gowda

A day after reports quoted DV Sadananda Gowda as indicating that India could abolish Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code decriminalising 'unnatural sex', the Union Law Minister on Tuesday denied making any such remarks.

Trying to make Parliament taint free: Union Law minister

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Tuesday said the NDA government is "working out" a plan to make parliament taint free, as promised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Kapil Sibal proposes bill to keep criminals away from politics

Persons charged with heinous crimes will not be able to contest polls, if a proposal of Law Minister Kapil Sibal goes through.

No move to ban opinion polls at this time: Kapil Sibal

Government said there is no move "at this time" to ban opinion polls and said such a decision cannot be taken without consulting opposition parties.

CBI Director apologises to SC for sharing coal report

Submitting the second affidavit on coal blocks allocation report, the CBI on Monday issued an unconditional apology to the Supreme Court for sharing the report with the PMO officials, Union Law Minister Ashwini Kumar and Attorney General GE Vahanvati.

Law minister, PMO made changes in coal report, CBI tells SC

CBI filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court on Monday in which they have admitted that changes were made in the report on coal block allocations before it was submitted to the judges.

Consensus reached over judicial appointments reforms: Govt

Union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar on Saturday said that the "political consensus" over the need to broad-base the process of appointment of Supreme Court and High court judges was in place.

Sheila Dikshit backs demand for lowering juvenile

Amid a demand for lowering juvenile age limit in wake of Delhi gang-rape case, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit gave her support, saying nature of crime shouldn`t be overlooked while deciding age issue.

‘Can replace ink with blood’: Khurshid dares Kejriwal

Salman Khurshid has once again courted controversy after he was heard apparently daring Kejriwal to visit his Lok Sabha constituency Farrukhabad.

New judicial cadre in offing, Moily says

The Centre is in the process of setting up a new judicial cadre for appointing judges directly and it will materialise soon, Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily said.

Right to Justice Bill within 5-6 months: Moily

A bill ensuring right to justice
for all is expected to be introduced in Parliament in the next five to six months, Union law Minister M Veerappa Moily said.

Govt drops introduction of bill on Judges’ assets

Government was on Monday forced in
the Rajya Sabha to drop introduction of a Bill that would have
protected the assets of judges from being made public in the
teeth of severe objections from the Opposition and
reservations from a Congress member.