15 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Welcoming the life sentence of five army personnel in the Machil fake encounter case in Jammu and Kashmir, former Home Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) is an "obnoxious law" that has no place in a modern, civilised country.
31 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The government is likely to bring amendments to the Land Acquisition Act in the Winter session of Parliament, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.
13 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Congress said that it was not against the National Judicial Appointment Commission and constitutional amendment bill but it will seek some amendments.
07 Aug 2014
New Delhi: A proposal, which will empower the Juvenile Justice Board to decide whether a juvenile above 16 years involved in heinous crimes such as rape is to be sent to an observation home or tried in a regular court, has been cleared by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday.
02 Aug 2014
Chennai: The MDMK, an ally of the BJP in Tamil Nadu, on Saturday demanded that the Union government drop proposed amendments to some labour laws which would "sacrifice" the hard won rights of the working classes.
27 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Keeping in view the rising number of complaints regarding the misuse of anti-dowry law, Centre is mulling to introduce penal provisions in the act that will ensure punishment or penalty to those who make false charges.
13 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Attorney General (AG) Mukul Rohatagi headed committee has submitted to the Centre its report on amendments in Lokpal search panel rules, which were notified by the previous UPA government.
14 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Parliament on Thursday cleared a Constitution Amendments Bill that will facilitate setting up of a commission for appointment of judges, replacing the 20 year old collegium system which has been under severe criticism.
13 Oct 2011
The government on Thursday approved amendments to the SARFAESI and debt recovery acts to enable banks to effectively deal with the menace of bad loans and also encourage them to disburse credit freely to home and corporate loan seekers.
07 Aug 2014
New Delhi: UNICEF India on Thursday expressed concern over the amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act, under which minors above the age of 16 involved in a serious crime can be tried in an adult court, and said such a decision was a "real step back".