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No automatic denial of bail for terror accused: Law panel

In its report on 'Provisions relating to bail', the panel has warned that "mere classification of an act as an act of terrorism should not result in the automatic denial of bail or reversal of the burden of proof".

Law panel to recommend sweeping changes to make bail easy

As part of sweeping changes to make bail easy, the law panel will recommend tweaking Section 436 A of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC).

Decision on law panel report after consulting legal fraternity: Govt

The government on Friday said it would not take a decision on a Law Commission report, which has proposed stringent punishment against lawyers for misconduct, before holding consultations with the legal fraternity.

Delhi lawyers join countrywide strike

The Bar Council of India called for a countrywide lawyers` strike on March 31, opposing the Law Commission`s recommendations.
 

Law Commission recommends abolition of death penalty, except in terror cases: Govt

Law Commission recommends abolition of death penalty, except in terror cases: Govt

The Law Commission has recommended that the death penalty be abolished for all crimes except those related to terrorism, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Uniform Civil Code: BSP only party to respond to Law Commission questionnaire

Uniform Civil Code: BSP only party to respond to Law Commission questionnaire

The BSP statement said the BJP has been trying to impose the agenda of the RSS on the people ever since it came to power at the Centre.

Centre rebukes AIMPLB for trying to 'politicise' Uniform Civil Code issue, says don't call PM Narendra Modi dictator

Centre rebukes AIMPLB for trying to 'politicise' Uniform Civil Code issue, says don't call PM Narendra Modi dictator

The Law Commission on October 7 put up on its website a questionnaire, comprising of 16 questions, to seek public opinion on the civil code issue.

Does 'All India Muslim Personal Law Board' work against or in favour of Indian Muslims? - Part II

Muslim Personal Law Board said in a press conference that the Muslims of this country will not answer the questions of law commission. Watch this special segment and get to know, Is 'All India Muslim Personal Law Board' working against the Muslims of India?

Does 'All India Muslim Personal Law Board' work against or in favour of Indian Muslims?

Muslim Personal Law Board said in a press conference that the Muslims of this country will not answer the questions of law commission. Watch this special segment and get to know, Is 'All India Muslim Personal Law Board' working against the Muslims of India?

Asaduddin Owaisi opposes Uniform Civil Code, questions Law Commission's questionnaire

Asaduddin Owaisi opposes Uniform Civil Code, questions Law Commission's questionnaire

The Lok Sabha MP opined the Law Commission questionnaire was loaded in favour of Uniform Civil Code.

Common code exists in various laws: Law Commission chief

Amid a raging debate over the implementation of a uniform civil code in the country, Law Commission chairman Justice (retd.) B S Chauhan on Thursday said the code has been in place in many laws and not been linked to religion.

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.

Uniform Civil Code: BJP fooling people as UP elections are near, says Bihar Deputy CM

Uniform Civil Code: BJP fooling people as UP elections are near, says Bihar Deputy CM

The Uniform Civil Code has been a controversial issue and it was the part of BJP`s poll manifesto.

Bail rules: Panel to recommend ways so that poor do not suffer

With government favouring uniform rules to grant bail, Law Commission chairman Justice B S Chauhan has said guidelines for judges on the issue are "not required" though it would recommend ways to ensure that the poor do not suffer.

Sedition law to be amended? Weeks after JNU row, government reviews usage, provisions of 124A

Sedition law to be amended? Weeks after JNU row, government reviews usage, provisions of 124A

In a major development, the Union Home Ministry on Tuesday informed the Parliament that a Law Commission is reviewing the sedition law.

Examining Law Commission's report on euthanasia: Centre to SC

The Centre in its recent affidavit said it has framed a legislation on the issue but would await the apex court's verdict on it.

Supreme Court asks Modi govt to clear stand on euthanasia

Supreme Court asks Modi govt to clear stand on euthanasia

The Supreme Court on Friday said it will await the government's stand in its endeavour to examine a plea to legalise passive euthanasia.

Lok Sabha passes arbitration bill by voice vote

The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed by a voice vote the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2015, which aims to make the country more investor-friendly.

Plans to turn law panel into permanent body put on hold

A proposal to make the Law Commission into a permanent body has been put on hold  by the Government which has decided to continue with the present system of reconstituting it every three years.

Modi govt may reject law panel's recommendation for abolition of death penalty

Modi govt may reject law panel's recommendation for abolition of death penalty

Home Ministry is said to be of the view that the time is “not ripe” to remove death penalty completely from the statute book.