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HashtagPolitics: Kiren Rijiju, P Chidambaram spar over sedition law

May 12, 2022 3:18 pm

The Congress on Wednesday had hailed the Supreme Court’s decision to put on hold the sedition law, saying a clear cut message has gone to subjugators of dissent that “you can no longer suppress the voice of truth” and those critical of the government must be heard.

Clear boundary demarcation, Lakshman Rekha should not be crossed: Law Minister Kiren Rijiju

May 12, 2022 5:03 am

Law Minister Kiren Rijiju said, "We've made our positions very clear and have informed the court about the intention of our Prime Minister."

Govt will take into account views of stakeholders while re-examining sedition law: Rijiju

May 09, 2022 9:07 pm

He also said that since the prime minister has given a direction to remove all obsolete and colonial laws, close to 1,500 legislations have been repealed.

National Judicial Conference on Mediation and IT: President, Law Minister, CJI bat for mediation to check case pendency

April 09, 2022 11:43 pm

The inaugural event of the two-day National Judicial Conference on Mediation and Information Technology was held near the Statue of Unity at Kevadia in on Saturday

Union Law Minister Rijiju stresses need for 'teamwork' between executive, judiciary

April 09, 2022 2:56 pm

Speaking at the National Judicial Conference on Mediation and IT in Gujarat, Kiren Rijiju also emphasised the “urgent need for mediation given the high number of pending cases in courts”.

ASG Aman Lekhi quits, may return to private practice

March 05, 2022 5:19 am

Lekhi, a senior advocate designated by the Delhi High Court in 2005, is likely to return to his private practice. He was first appointed Additional Solicitor General in March 2018 and was reappointed in July 2020. He was expected to hold office till June next year or until further orders.

No proposal of biometric authentication for voting under consideration: Govt

February 11, 2022 10:58 pm

Recently, Parliament had passed a bill which seeks to link the electoral rolls with Aadhaar ecosystem to weed out duplicate entries

Govt ‘never deliberately’ delayed appointments of judges: Rijiju

February 04, 2022 6:12 am

Rijiju also said he has been pushing the Supreme Court and High Court collegiums to give preferences to women and those from backward classes while recommending the names for appointments of judges.

What ex-vice president Hamid Ansari said is wrong: Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on IAMC event

January 28, 2022 7:24 pm

At a virtual panel discussion organised by the Indian American Muslim Council on Wednesday, Ansari and four US lawmakers had expressed concern over the current human rights situation in India.

Bad weather delayed Arunachal youth’s return from China, says Rijiju

January 26, 2022 7:00 pm

Rijiju tweeted on Wednesday, “Hotline exchanged on Republic Day by Indian Army with Chinese PLA. PLA responded positively indicating handing over of our national and suggested a place of release."


Exclusive pictures of MI-17 V5 Helicopters

April 10, 2015 12:28 pm

The two choppers are the first batch of the helicopters' fleet which are expected to join the BSF by year-end.


Along with Kerala, Nagaland is going through its own crisis this monsoon: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

The Nagaland government requires around Rs 800 crore immediately for the restoration of the damages caused by landslides and flash flood during this monsoon season, a top state government official said Monday. See more:

India has given all Pathankot attack evidence to Pak: Kiren Rijiju

March 01, 2016 8:32 am

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Minister of state for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said that India has handed over all evidence collected in relation to Pathankot attack to Pakistan. He added that for the first time Pakistan has initiated action after handing over of evidence by India by registering the case. The Pakistan had decided to send a team to Pathankot but they haven't yet given details.

Headley’s deposition will lead to logical conclusions: Rijiju

February 08, 2016 9:31 am

Rampur/ New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said that David Coleman Headley revelation will lead India to a logical conclusion. He added that he cannot speak in details as he does not have any official confirmation yet. He further said that it was already known who is involved in the terror attack and Headley’s deposition will be helpful.

21st Century will be Asian Century: Rijiju in Tokyo

January 20, 2016 7:13 am

Tokyo, Jan 20 (ANI): Addressing a symposium in Tokyo, Japan, Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Kiren Rijiju said the 21st century will be the Asian Century as the world look to countries in Asia the for upliftment of the global economy.He said Asia would provide ideas and leadership for a harmonious global relationship.The theme of the symposium was 'Shared Values and Democracy in Asia'.