Law Ministry

SC to hear on November 22 plea seeking direction to Centre to take steps to deal with hate speech

The top court asked senior advocate Vikas Singh, who was appearing for the petitioner, to serve the copy of the plea to the ministries of home affairs, law and justice and the Law Commission.

published on : 12th November 2021

New Law minister Kiren Rijiju meets predecessor Ravi Shankar Prasad

Prasad, who was holding the portfolio, besides the information technology and communications ministries, had resigned from the government on Wednesday.

published on : 9th July 2021

3,095 criminal cases pending against lawmakers, 68% from UP

As many as 3,095 criminal cases are pending against MPs and MLAs across the country with over 68 per cent cases accounting from UP (2,127) alone, according to the Law Ministry. 

published on : 26th March 2021

As courts went virtual due to pandemic, law ministry pitched in with necessary infrastructure

As part of its push to improve India's ranking in the ease of doing business, the ministry also brought in an ordinance to amend the arbitration law.

published on : 31st December 2020

Senior lawyers shouting in court will not be tolerated, says CJI after Ayodhya, judges bribery case hearings

Chief Justice Dipak Misra warns senior advocates that raising their voices during hearings would not be tolerated at any cost.

published on : 8th December 2017