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Simultaneous elections a 'total misadventure', considering them is 'useless': DMK chief MK Stalin to Law Commission

Implementing the very idea would mangle the Constitution of India in a way that the Supreme Court has already ruled out, was among the points Stalin made.

Jul 08, 2018, 13:59 PM IST

Simultaneous elections will decimate federal structure of India, says MK Stalin: Full text of letter

Stalin responded on behalf of his party, the DMK, to the Law Commission, which had sought opinion on holding simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and state Assemblies.

Jul 08, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

Report misinterpreted, legalising sports betting and gambling not desirable in present scenario: Law Commission

The Commission clarified that it has "strongly and categorically" recommended such sports betting in not desirable in the present scenario.

Jul 06, 2018, 23:14 PM IST

Make gambling, betting in sports like cricket legal and taxable: Law Commission

The Law Commission says that the process should be used as a source for attracting Foreign Direct Investment.

Jul 05, 2018, 22:40 PM IST

List out practical difficulties in holding simultaneous polls: Law panel to Election Commission

The EC was asked to list out practical difficulties in holding the two set of polls together by the law panel.

May 17, 2018, 07:49 AM IST

Bring BCCI under RTI, says Law Commission

In July 2016, the Supreme Court had asked the Law Commission to recommend whether the cricket board can be brought under the RTI Act.

Apr 18, 2018, 16:41 PM IST

Execution of convicts: Let them die in peace and not in pain

The Government has claimed that hanging is the most workable mode and lethal injection method is found to have failed on many occasions in different parts of the world, hence it is not as workable as hanging.

Jan 14, 2018, 10:13 AM IST

Pained by undertrials languishing in jail despite bail: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has said it is "pained" by undertrials languishing in Tihar Jail despite getting bail as they could not furnish a bond or surety due to poverty and issued a slew of directions to be followed by trial courts to ensure that such people get relief.

Dec 17, 2017, 12:03 PM IST

No plan to set up collegium to select election commissioners, says Centre

The government on Wednesday said it has no proposal to introduce a 'collegium' system to appoint election commissioners, a recommendation made by the Law Commission as part of its report on electoral reforms.

Aug 02, 2017, 17:24 PM IST

Lawyers hail suggestion to make marriage registration compulsory

Compulsory marriage registration can help fight marriage frauds, lawyers said on Wednesday.

Jul 05, 2017, 20:42 PM IST

Law Commission recommends compulsory registration of marriages within 30 days, defaulters to be fined

Law Commission on Tuesday suggested compulsory registration of marriage within 30 days of the ceremony.

Jul 04, 2017, 16:07 PM IST

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".

May 28, 2017, 17:02 PM IST

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).

May 22, 2017, 17:00 PM IST

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.

Apr 21, 2017, 21:17 PM IST

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.

Mar 31, 2017, 11:35 AM IST

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.

Mar 22, 2017, 15:26 PM IST

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.

Nov 11, 2016, 14:57 PM IST

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.

Oct 14, 2016, 13:02 PM IST

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.

Oct 13, 2016, 20:36 PM IST

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.

Oct 13, 2016, 20:35 PM IST