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Government is committed to further empower Armed Forces Tribunal to make it more responsive -Rajnath Singh

Newdelhi:20/8/22:Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh said the Government is committed to making the Armed Forces Tribunal more empowered and responsive and implementing measures that were required in this direction. Addressing the gathering at a Seminar titled ‘Introspection: Armed Forces Tribunal’, organized by Armed Forces Tribunal Principal Bench Bar Association today in New Delhi, he said the Judiciary is a strong ...

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MoU exchanged between Department of Justice and NALSA on Integrated Delivery of Legal Services

Newdelhi:16/7/22: “From this year, Tele-Law service is being made free of cost for citizens in the country,” announced Shri Kiren Rijiju, Minister of Law and Justice at the 18th All India Legal Services Meet at Jaipur today. Tele–Law mainstreams legal aid to the marginalized seeking legal help by connecting them with the Panel Lawyers through the tele/video-conferencing infrastructure available at ...

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Parliament Passes Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill 2021

Newdelhi:28/7/21:The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2021, which seeks to amend the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015, was passed in the Rajya Sabha, today. The bill was introduced in the Parliament by the Government in the Budget session this year. It was passed in Lok Sabha on 24.03.2021. While introducing the bill, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, Union ...

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Former SC judge to hold inquiry into allegations of conspiracy against CJI

Newdelhi:25/4/19;The Supreme Court on Thursday constituted a one-man panel of former apex court judge Justice A K Patnaik to hold an inquiry into the allegations of a larger conspiracy to frame Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and fixing of benches in the top court. The apex court asked the Directors of CBI and IB and Delhi Police Commissioner to ...

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Modi government treat triple talaq “more as a political football than a matter of justice:Congress

New Delhi:19/9/18: The Congress on Wednesday accused the Modi government of treating the issue of instant triple talaq “more as a political football than a matter of justice to Muslim women”.Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the government has not acceded to the Congress request for making a provision for attaching the property of those not providing compensation to the affected ...

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Union Cabinet approved an ordinance making triple talaq a criminal offence

New Delhi:19/9/18: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance making triple talaq a criminal offence, a bill on which is pending in the Rajya Sabha. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad gave the information to the media after the cabinet meeting

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Odisha’s star chess player Padmini Rout appeared before the Enforcement Directorate

Bhubaneswar:17/8/18: Odisha’s star chess player Padmini Rout today appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning over her links with Star Consultancy Services Pvt Ltd, a chit fund firm which had duped many investors in the state. After being quizzed for around an hour by officials, Rout came out of the ED office here. The chess player said she was earlier ...

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Senior IAS officer Vinod Kumar was sent to jail after he surrendered before the court

Bhubaneswar:10/8/18: Senior IAS officer Vinod Kumar, who was convicted in financial irregularities at the Odisha Rural Housing Development Corporation by the special vigilance court on July 3, was sent to jail today after he surrendered before the court. Earlier non-bailable warrant had been issued against the bureaucrat. With the court denying his bail application, he was sent to Jharpada circle jail here, ...

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Supreme Court restrained media from telecasting images and videos of minor rape victims

New Delhi:2/8/18: In a suo-motu cognisance, the Supreme Court on Thursday restrained media from telecasting images and videos of minor rape victims, even in blurred or morphed form. Expressing concern over identity of child rape victims being revealed by print and electronic media the apex court said that even morphed picture should not be published. The court also asked media ...

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Supreme Court issued notices to Centre and Andhra Pradesh government over the environment clearance given to the controversial Polavaram project

New Delhi: 2/8/18:The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notices to Centre and Andhra Pradesh government over the environment clearance given to the controversial Polavaram project. Admitting the petitions of the Odisha government challenging the environment clearance given to the project by the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MoEF & CC), the top court directed the Centre and the ...

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