Tag: Law

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  • Nobody is bigger than law: Karnataka HM on missing MLA Ganesh

    Nobody is bigger than law: Karnataka HM on missing MLA Ganesh

    Ganesh is wanted for allegedly assaulting fellow Congress MLA Anand Singh in a Bengaluru resort.

    January 23, 2019
  • Congress running ill-informed campaign, power to intercept already exists in law: Arun Jaitley

    Congress running ill-informed campaign, power to intercept already exists in law: Arun Jaitley

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday accused the Congress party of spreading ill-information regarding the authorisation granted to 10 investigating agencies to intercept and monitor information in any computer source.

    December 21, 2018
  • A Law for the Worker

    A Law for the Worker

    For some years, responsible opinions have been expressed that as part of India’s modernization, “worker laws” need to be reformed. The opinions have, however, remained as good intentions well preserved. Meanwhile, economic growth has been slower than possible and the outcry for more jobs is getting louder. The problem with the current industrial laws are …

    December 1, 2018
  • Law: Lucrative and attractive option

    Law: Lucrative and attractive option

    Those who want to flourish in law must start preparing for CLAT from as early as class XII.

    November 27, 2018
  • Bring law on Ram temple or people will build it on their own: Ramdev

    Bring law on Ram temple or people will build it on their own: Ramdev

    His remarks came on the day Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray arrived for a two-day rally in Ayodhya.

    November 24, 2018
  • Law and Personal Liberty

    Law and Personal Liberty

    Along with fundamental rights, our Constitutional scheme envisages personal liberties for citizens, says Nirmalendu Bikash Rakshit.

    September 20, 2018
  • Medicine and the Law

    Medicine and the Law

    There is need for drastic change in the way society approaches medical negligence, writes Anshritha Rai.

    August 9, 2018
  • No separate law for caste discrimination among Indians, rules UK govt

    No separate law for caste discrimination among Indians, rules UK govt

    Following a long-drawn campaign by UK-based Dalit groups, the House of Lords had voted in March 2013 in favour of outlawing caste discrimination by including it as a category in anti-racism laws.

    July 24, 2018
  • None above law

    None above law

    When a senior journalist posted a photo on Twitter of two policemen riding a motorcycle near Parliament House without a helmet, he came under political crossfire. His tweet read, “Two Delhi policemen outside Parliament breaking the law with impunity.” The scribe was trolled by a BJP supporter, who responded that he should mind his own …

    July 23, 2018
  • Indian students perform very well: Prof John Dewar

    Indian students perform very well: Prof John Dewar

    Ranked within the top 1.4 percent of world universities, La Trobe University is a multi-campus university and has been one of Australia’s pioneering universities based in Victoria. Last year the university jumped over 200 places in that year’s Academic Ranking of World Universities. It is ranked at 301 positions, which means that the University is …

    May 3, 2018
  • Revenge-laced ‘law’

    Revenge-laced ‘law’

    It must agonise the Indian intellect that at a point in time when most modern societies are discarding the death penalty, the apex court should find itself bogged down in attempting a judicial determination of which is the least brutal method of execution ~ hanging, lethal injection, electrocution or a firing squad. What is equally …

    April 27, 2018
  • Crisis of law education

    Crisis of law education

    Pakistan is facing a legal education crisis. Without a clear national policy, there is lack of institutional consensus regarding the entrance examinations for both law schools and the bar. There is confusion about the appropriate curriculum and method of teaching and sharp disagreements on the need for vocational training, the method of final examination, etc. …

    March 8, 2018
  • Man shoots himself outside White House

    Man shoots himself outside White House

    A man shot himself in the head outside the White House, according to a Secret Service spokesperson. On Saturday afternoon, the man approached the fence line, removed a concealed handgun and fired several rounds, none of which appear to have been aimed at the White House, the spokesperson told CNN. A law enforcement source said …

    March 4, 2018
  • Abuse of dominance

    Abuse of dominance

    Competition law and policy operate in complex economic, socio-political and legal environments of a country. With increase in the number of anti-competitive practices by big corporates, the competition watchdog assumes a greater regulatory role to ensure level playing fields for the players. The recent fine imposed by Competition Commission of India on global internet search …

    February 15, 2018
  • Pandemonium in UP assembly over law, order

    Pandemonium in UP assembly over law, order

    Pandemonium rocked the Legislative Council of the Uttar Pradesh legislature on Monday as the budget session resumed after a two-day break. Opposition Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislators trooped near the Chair’s podium alleging that the “law and order machinery in the state has completely collapsed”. Despite several attempts by the Chair …

    February 12, 2018
  • Equal before the law?

    Equal before the law?

    Who is eligible to practice law is the latest question placed before the Supreme Court of India, vide Writ Petition titled ‘Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay vs Union of India & Others’. The members of the legislature, who are enrolled as advocates and appear in courts across the country, are likely to get affected by the result …

    February 1, 2018
  • Haryana to enact stringent rape law

    Haryana to enact stringent rape law

    The Haryana government would enact a law to provide for capital punishment for those found guilty of raping girls aged 12 years or below. It would also make a request for setting up fast-track courts for dealing with rape cases to ensure speedy justice to the victims. This was disclosed by Chief Minister Manohar Lal …

    January 21, 2018