Current law News

Mukul Rohatgi all set to be the new Attorney General of India

Submitted by asandil on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 19:13

Senior Supreme Court lawyer Mukul Rohatgi is expected to be the nation's next top law officer while an alternate senior legal counsellor Ranjit Kumar is required to be named as the Solicitor General. Sources in the administration said both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley have chosen to offer the post of Attorney General (AG) to Rohatgi.

It’s right time India must to get rid of absurdities in laws

Submitted by asandil on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 18:53

Needless to say that visibly there are blemishes in Indian laws that may seem doltish, outdated, draconian, conflicting, open to misapply and in some cases even interesting and it is high time we dispose of such absurdities to make the legitimate framework powerful, says economist, editorialist and author Bibek Debroy. He was giving an address organized by Moneylife Foundation in Mumbai.

Now get a Tatkal Marriage Certificate in Delhi

Submitted by asandil on Mon, 05/26/2014 - 19:16

Having taken inspiration from Indian Railway’s "tatkal" ticket facility, the Delhi Government has produced a unique programme under which a marriage certificate can be issued within 24-hours. The Revenue Department of Delhi Government has introduced tatkal service that would issue quick authorization and proper certification of a marriage through a speedy procedure.

Indian practice of dowry is all set to be banned in Victoria, Australia

Women’s rights advocate and previous head Ted Baillieu is pushing to have the Indian practice of dowry banned in Victoria claiming that it prompts household tortures and the abuse of ladies. Mr. Baillieu tabled a request in State Parliament in April calling for alterations to family viciousness laws. Financial ill-use was made illicit under the Family Violence Act in 2008, however campaigners additionally need a particular boycott on the share, which would bring state law into line with Indian law.

asandil Mon, 05/26/2014 - 19:11

India needs 365 days working justice delivery system: CJI

Submitted by asandil on Mon, 05/26/2014 - 19:07

The statement recently delivered by the Chief Justice of India calling for a justice delivery system that works throughout the year – needs to be debated at national level. The CJI was tending to the legitimate organization in Jodhpur at the establishment stone laying function of Bar Council of Rajasthan building, when he drew parallels between the justice delivery system and other imperative administrations like the therapeutic & wellbeing offices.

Govt has separate parole rules for celebrities: Bombay High Court

Submitted by asandil on Mon, 05/26/2014 - 19:04

The Bombay High Court has hammered the legislature for its softer parole approaches regarding superstars. While allowing parole to an assault convict for going to his sibling's marriage, the HC expressed that the Maharashtra government was challenging profound lawful procurements by treating imprisoned famous people uniquely in contrast to different convicts. This different parole standard for VIPs has turned into a wellspring of humiliation and opposes all legitimate limits.

95 State Laws Awaiting Clearance From The New Government

Submitted by asandil on Sat, 05/24/2014 - 15:32

As and when the Narendra Modi-led NDA government takes charge in office, topping its agenda would be ensuring the clearance of 95 state legislations stuck with the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for decades. These laws are awaiting the President’s assent under Article 201 of the Constitution or grant of prior sanction of the President before being introduced in respective state Assemblies.

Legal machinery may also witness a drastic change as the new Govt. all set to take charge

Submitted by asandil on Wed, 05/21/2014 - 18:57

As the new Government is all set to get ready to assume responsibility, law officers delegated by the UPA have started putting in their papers. Some senior backers must, nonetheless, sit tight for hearings in some crucial cases in the Supreme Court and Delhi High Court. 3 solicitors-general have sent in their resignations to the law secretary.

President inks Whistleblowers Protection Act

Submitted by asandil on Wed, 05/14/2014 - 19:29

Individuals who uncover debasement prevailing in the government sectors or irregularities by open functionaries can now be free from any /threat/danger or exploitation. The Whistleblowers Protection Act, 2011, which gives an instrument to securing the personality of informants — a term given to individuals who uncover debasement — got the consent of President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday. The official Gazettle notice of the Act was issued on Monday.