Sri Sri on mission to make Ramdev end fast

The Centre is keen to avoid any further embarrassment over the issue but will also not agree to Ramdev`s demands.

Govt to launch campaign to bring down pendency of cases

With over 2.38 crore cases pending
in various courts across the country, the government plans to launch a six-month-long campaign in association with the
judiciary this year to bring down the pendency.

Bill for commercial courts in monsoon session: Moily

The Law Minister revealed government plans to have the two bills introduced in the next session while addressing a function, organised here to mark the World Intellectual Property Day today.

Leakage of PAC report "anti-democratic": Moily

Union Law Minister M Veerappa
Moily on Friday described as "anti-democratic and an unprecedented
act" the leakage of the draft report of PAC, headed by Murli
Manohar Joshi, on the 2G spectrum scam.

Moily pitches for liberating knowledge from domain of few

Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily
on Friday pitched for "liberating" knowledge from the domain of a
few and said inclusion of all sections in the development
story should be ensured to take `team India` forward.

Sedition laws outdated, says Moily

Hours after the Supreme Court
granted bail to Binayak Sen convicted for helping Naxalites,
Law Minister M Veerappa Moily on Friday dubbed sedition laws as
"outdated" and said he would ask the Law Commission to study
the issue.

Lokpal bill draft to be ready by June 30: Moily

Law Minister Veerappa Moily said the
govt was keen to introduce the bill in the monsoon

Moily rules out ban on Lelyveld`s Gandhi book

Union Law minister Veerappa Moily has
ruled out Centre imposing a ban on the controversial book on
Mahatma Gandhi by Joseph Lelyveld stating that the American
author himself has denied writing anything adverse about the

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.

Wikileaks expose on trust vote created by `vested interests`: Moily

Law Minister M Veerappa Moily
on Saturday alleged the WikiLeaks expose on the 2008 trust vote was
a story created by "external elements" and "vested interests"
to destabilise the country`s democracy.

No question of Thomas continuing: Moily

Law Minister M Veerappa Moily Friday said PJ Thomas could not continue as Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) after the Supreme Court ruled his appointment as illegal.

Separate High Courts to be set up in northeastern states

The central government has taken an initiative to set up separate High Courts in the northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya, union Law and Justice Minister M Veerappa Moily said Wednesday.

Godhra judgement does not justify Gujarat riots: Moily

Law Minister Veerappa Moily
Tuesday said the Gujarat court`s judgement in the Godhra case
does not justify the riots that followed the train burning

Moily meets PC on annulment of Antrix-Devas deal

A day after the government
decided to scrap the Antrix-Devas S-Band spectrum allocation
deal, Law Minister M Veerappa Moily on Friday met Home Minister P
Chidambaram discussing legal ramifications.

Moily disapproves Kerala MP`s anti-judiciary remark

Union Minister of Law M Veerappa
Moily Tuesday disapproved remarks made by a Kerala MP against
the judiciary stating that such remarks could make people to
lose confidence in such institutions.

Amendments to electoral reforms in next 3-4 months: Moily

A comprehensive amendment to electoral reforms will be brought about in the next three to four months, Union Law Minister M Veerappa Moily said on Sunday.

Govt has initiated process for judicial reforms: Moily

The Law Ministry has asked the Chief Justices of all
the 24 High Courts to send details on the pending cases of

Steps taken to bring back black money stashed abroad: Moily

Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily on Saturday said the
UPA Government had nothing to hide on the black money issue and it was
upto the Supreme Court to reveal the names.

Moily for fast disposal of cases

Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily advocated the need for fast disposal of cases and said an amount of Rs 15,000 crore would be earmarked for the development of the judiciary.

Govt wants fast-track courts for terror cases, says Moily

Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily
on Saturday said the government would like fast-track courts to deal
with cases in connection with terror.