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PM Modi calls for fast-tracking pending criminal cases against MPs

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 19:09

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the Union Home and Law Ministry to fast-track trial in criminal cases pending against parliamentarians, reports said on Thursday.

SGPC row: `Centre has right to direct state govt on legislations`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 22:28

The Centre has a right to give directions to a state government on the issue of legislations, the Law Ministry has ruled against the backdrop of Haryana government questioning a central missive recently on the issue of SGPC.

No unsigned note to Law Ministry in Aircel Maxis case: CBI

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 00:34

CBI on Friday denied sending any unsigned note to Law Ministry seeking opinion of law officers on the issue of including former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran's name in its charge sheet in Aircel Maxis case.

Justice RM Lodha to be sworn-in as next Chief Justice of India

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 18:35

Justice RM Lodha, the seniormost judge of the Supreme Court, has been recommended as the next Chief Justice of India, the Law Ministry said on Friday.

Reebok fraud: Parent adidas welcomes MCA action

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 15:30

Responding to a detailed questionnaire on the SFIO action, adidas Group said that Reebok India is a victim of the fraudulent activity.

Corp Affairs Min seek views from Law Min, Sebi on FTIL action

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 13:47

The Corporate Affairs Ministry has sought clarifications from the Law Ministry as well as regulators Sebi and FMC to finalise action against "gross violations" by Financial Technologies and related entities.

Govt waiting for President`s nod for Whistleblowers` Protection law

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 23:30

Government proposes to bring ordinance to keep issues of national security out of purview of Whistleblowers` Protection law and is awaiting President`s nod to bill in this regard passed by parliament.

Marines case: Law Ministry concurs with MEA

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 23:08

In Italian marines case, Law Ministry concurred with External Affairs Ministry on non-applicability of controversial anti-piracy law which is being strongly contested by Italian government.

Under what law are Italian marines to be tried? asks SC

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 12:52

The Supreme Court asked the central government to categorically spell out its stand about the law under which to try the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen.

MHA refers Kejriwal`s request to law ministry

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 22:22

Home Ministry referred to Law Ministry request by Arvind Kejriwal seeking withdrawal of 12-year-old order that makes it mandatory for Delhi government to send all Bills to the Centre.

Over 2 cr cases pending in lower courts; 3,272 posts lying empty

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 11:04

Over two crore cases are pending in subordinate courts in the country which also face a shortage of over 3,000 judicial personnel, a Parliamentary Committee has observed.

Cabinet may enhance civil suits jurisdiction in Delhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 20:36

The jurisdiction of civil suits of Delhi`s lower courts could be enhanced from the existing Rs 20 lakh to Rs 2 crore.