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'Govt exploring ways to bring in tribunals under one ministry'

A constitution bench had suggested the government to think about bringing tribunals under administrative control of the Ministry of Law and Justice, an official said.

Govt wants to reduce number of tribunals in the country

The Narendra Modi government has initiated the process of pruning the number of tribunals functioning in the country as many of them are performing "identical functions".

Difficult to find suitable persons to man tribunals: Supreme Court

The setting up of tribunals have come under the scrutiny of the Supreme Court which on Thursday cast doubts as to whether they have achieved the desired objectives or not as competent persons are averse to presiding over them and keen ones are not suitable for such assignments.

SC anguish over pathetic state of tribunals

The Supreme Court today expressed its anguish at the "bureaucratic attitude" that has left the functioning of several tribunals including the National Green Tribunal and Law Commission in a "pathetic" state of affairs.

Concern in LS over fake tribunals

The issue of fake tribunals and
arbitration committees, functioning in some parts of the
country and conducting their business fraudulently, was raised
in the Lok Sabha by a Congress member.

Law Ministry wants administrative control over all tribunals

In a bid to end confusion over service conditions of tribunal heads and members, the Law Ministry is planning to bring all tribunals under its administrative control citing a Supreme Court order in support of the proposed move.

CJI for continuation of tribunals

Against the backdrop of an
ongoing debate over proliferation of tribunals, Chief Justice
of India KG Balakrishnan on Sunday said there were "compelling
reasons" for continuation of tribunals in the country.

Senior citizens` grievances: Delhi govt opens 9 tribunals

Elderly people in the national
capital can now hope for better maintenance by their families
as Delhi government on Thursday opened nine tribunals to address
grievances of senior citizens relating to their well being.

SL plans to set up Special Tribunals to try LTTE cadres

Sri Lanka plans to set up a Special Tribunal to try over 10,000 LTTE suspects who have been involved in various crimes and has even sought help from the US and UK in dealing with the former rebels.