Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law & Justice & Electronics and Information Technology will address ‘Prof. N. R. Madhava Menon Memorial Lecture Series’ on topic ‘Legal & Digital Challenges for India Post Covid’

Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics & Information Technology will address “Prof. N. R. Madhava Menon Memorial’ online lecture series on Friday, 29th May 2020 at 6:00PM on the topic ‘Legal & Digital Challenges for India Post Covid’. Akhil Bharatiya Adhivakta Parishad (ABAP) is the organiser of this online lecture […]

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Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad: Article 370 had become shield for terrorists

On Saturday, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, had become a platform to “shield” terrorists and their patrons. “The Government’s decision on Article 370 was taken in the interest of the nation as well as the common people of Jammu and Kashmir,” Prasad […]

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Prasad seeks India’s adequate representation in international arbitration

As India seeks to develop into a hub of international arbitration, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today lamented that only a “small fragment” of members from the Indian judiciary are part of the international dispute resolution mechanism. Terming it as a “sorry state of affairs”, he wondered why very less number of arbitrators are from […]

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SC to hear petitions against scrapping of collegium system

Four PILs have been filed in the Supreme Court for declaring the NJAC move as unconstitutional The Supreme Court will hear on Monday a batch of petitions challenging the 121st constitutional amendment by which collegium system for appointment of judges in higher judiciary was scrapped and a new mechanism under National Judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC) […]

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Govt to seeks jurists’ views on bill to scrap collegium system

Displaying earnest, government will seek the views of jurists and former judges on the proposed Judicial Appointments Commission bill it plans to bring in Parliament to replace the present collegium system where judges appoint judges. Sources said Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will listen to top jurists and former judges on Monday to elicit their […]

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Bring PM under Lokpal, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday demanded the prime minister should be brought under the Lokpal bill while supporting the anti-graft legislation. “The prime minister should come under it,” BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said while speaking during a debate on the Lokpal bill in the Rajya Sabha. “Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had […]

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Parties concerned over SC’s criminal candidates order

Political arties united Thursday against a Supreme Court order on criminals in politics and wanted the government to address the issue during the monsoon session of parliament. Leaders belonging to the Left parties, theBharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal(RJD) expressed concern over the implications of the court order that disqualifies […]

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Sushil Kumar Shinde as a new Home Minister

Sushil Kumar Shinde will be India’s new Home Minister. On Wednesday he took charge of the Home Ministry.  Shinde, being the new Home Minister, said that the Home Ministry is a big responsibility. “This is the second time that a dalit is being given the Home Ministry. I will work for the country. I understand […]

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Khurshid: Govt not to censor internet

The Law Minister Mr. Salman Khurshid today denied any kind of censorship on internet and said adequate provisions are already in place and IT Ministry is also holding consultations with various stakeholders to address concerns on objectionable content. Addressing a seminar of ‘Editors Guild of India’ here, Mr Khurshid said his colleague and IT Minister […]

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Sushma meets arrested BJP colleagues in Tihar

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Tuesday met two BJP colleagues who are lodged in Tihar jail in connection with the cash-for-vote scandal. Swaraj, who is Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, along with party general secretary Ravi Shankar Prasad met two former BJP MPs Faggan Singh Kulaste, Mahavir Bhagora as well […]

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