Law Minister

Will examine why prosecutor was not present when PC George was produced in court: Kerala Law Minister

Nevertheless, the government will be taking a strict stand on the issue, Rajeev added.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Mediation in judiciary yet to find widespread acceptance: President Kovind

The CJI cautioned that with rapid technological advancements, there is a “possibility of increasing litigation” in “cryptocurrency, data protection, encryption, and artificial intelligence.”

published on : 9th April 2022

We shall not backtrack on hijab decision: Law Minister J C Maadhuswamy 

Reiterating that the government will never step back from its decision on the hijab issue, Law Minister J C Maadhuswamy said the court verdict has come, which the government will not defy.

published on : 21st March 2022

Congress lacks inspirational leadership, party faces existential challenge: Ashwani Kumar

He also said the Congress should look inwards instead of finding fault with those quitting it.

published on : 15th February 2022

Probe sought into legislative council controversy in Odisha

The Speaker told mediapersons that two letters will be written to the Centre in this regard on Monday.   

published on : 13th February 2022

Odisha's Mahanga, Nischintakoili IICs accused of favouring BJD

The IICs had allegedly registered false cases against two local reporters after they turned deaf ear to their repeated demands of working for Law Minister Pratap Jena.

published on : 12th February 2022

Odisha: Law Minister’s constituency dares Omicron wave fears

The district administration does not seem to have learnt a lesson from the devastating second wave of Covid-19.

published on : 24th December 2021

Karnataka's contentious anti-conversion bill cleared, to be tabled in Assembly on Tuesday

The House is expected to witness a massive uproar when the government brings the Bill tomorrow.

published on : 20th December 2021

Orissa HC, subordinate courts heard four lakh cases since March, 2020

The High Court has launched a software module called Order Communication Portal to facilitate secure and instantaneous communication of its orders and judgments to subordinate courts paperlessly.

published on : 13th December 2021

Will issue list of convicts eligible for early release soon: Tamil Nadu Law minister

CM MK Stalin had announced in the State Legislative Assembly last month, the premature release of 700 life convicts on the occasion of the birth anniversary of former chief minister CN Annadurai.

published on : 18th October 2021

Pendency of criminal cases at Allahabad HC worrying: CJI 

Law Minister Rijiju said the Central government is set to introduce new legislation on mediation in the upcoming winter session of Parliament.

published on : 12th September 2021

Congress accuses police of delaying fresh investigation in Odisha's Mahanga double murder case

The Congress leader further alleged that one of the most vital angles of the investigation is being knowingly overlooked by not examining the Law Minister Pratap Jena’s personal assistant.

published on : 11th September 2021

Odisha Repealing Bill passed, 206 obsolete laws to be scrapped 

It is settled that the amendment made in the parent Act would continue to be in force even if the amending Act is repealed.

published on : 8th September 2021

Triple Talaq not a religious issue: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

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.

published on : 1st June 2018

Orthodox segments oppose transformational laws, but fail: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on  triple talaq bill

In a series of tweets, Prasad said many Muslim women had met him and requested for a stringent penal provision against the practice of "talaq-e-biddat" or instant triple talaq.

published on : 8th January 2018
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