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Trying to make Parliament taint free: Union Law minister

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 00:32

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

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 14:57

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 00:29

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

Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 12:48

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

Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 08:55

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

Last Updated: Saturday, March 09, 2013, 19:27

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

Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 21:21

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 16:02

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

Last Updated: Sunday, April 03, 2011, 21:45

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

Last Updated: Saturday, February 05, 2011, 18:48

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 04, 2009, 00:23

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.