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The AIMPLB had proposed to set up Shariat courts in all districts of the country, to resolve all issues within the Islamic law, instead of approaching other courts.
The government on Wednesday called for several changes in the way the Facebook-controlled WhatsApp operates in India.
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said simultaneous elections will bring stability in the electoral process of the nation and save public money.
The Centre on Monday clarified its stand on the appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next Chief Justice of India, saying there was no reason to doubt its intentions.
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says government strengthening laws to deal with absconding economic offenders
He said the government had to bring in Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018, as a Bill in this matter could not be passed in Parliament due to disruptions.
Triple talaq bill: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad urges support of Sonia Gandhi, Mayawati, Mamata Banerjee
However, he skirted the question on whether the government will bring an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a criminal offence if a political consensus eludes the issue.
The Minister revealed these figures while giving a presentation of his ministry's achievement in the last four years.
Seeking to draw a distinction between Aadhaar initiative of the Modi government and the previous Manmohan Singh-led UPA government, Prasad said Aadhaar today has a robust law backing it.
Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that he is in talks with Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari to link driving license with Aadhaar card.
Government not committing cardinal sin by seeking reconsideration of collegium recommendations: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The Law Minister also made a veiled attack on the Congress, claiming that parties which had lost in elections were using courts to hit out at the ruling party through 'sponsored litigation'.
Prasad while addressing an event here said that despite Supreme Court's ruling and Lok Sabha passing the Bill against the practice, triple talaq was still prevalent in states like Telangana and UP.
On the results of various bypolls today, where BJP has not gained much, he said 'by-elections is not barometer as people in India are experiencing the good work done by Modi government.
Prices of diesel and petrol in India have surged to a record high. A liter of petrol costs 77.17 rupees ($1.13) while diesel is sold at 68.34 rupees/ litre.
The senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader said that the government formation process in Karnataka is the prerogative of Governor Vajubhai R. Wala.
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad reeled out a number of "abusive" terms such as 'maut ka saudagar' (merchant of death) and 'neech' (lowly), various Congress leaders had used to attack Modi earlier.