August 29, 2019 7:49 am
It should be a predominantly jurists’ commission, not a retired judges’ collective with a sprinkling of legal scholarship and jurisprudential expertise.
August 22, 2019 1:24 pm
Currently, the law prescribes that the minimum age of marriage is 21 and 18 years for men and women, respectively. The minimum age of marriage is distinct from the age of majority, which is gender-neutral.
August 01, 2018 3:42 am
With the two-year-long consultation process drawing to a close on July 31, the Law Commission is expected to finalise its report before the end of its term under Justice B S Chauhan on August 30, 2019.
July 05, 2018 5:12 am
Yechury said holding the Lok Sabha and State Assembly elections together would require tampering with the Constitutional scheme of accountability of the government to the legislature.
February 26, 2018 12:11 pm
While observing that those judges from Ahmedabad would be knowing this better, Justice Tripathi said, “Is it not a matter of behavioural study and find out that as to why people are doing this?
December 08, 2017 8:34 am
“Is it tyrannical? Nowhere in advanced Muslim countries the personal law of each minority has been recognised as so sacrosanct as to prevent the enactment of a Civil Code,” Munshi had said.
May 22, 2017 5:18 pm
The law panel will recommend tweaking Section 436 A of the CrPC, among other changes.
September 17, 2015 6:04 am
Salman Khan’s bail had triggered a debate on how influential people manage to secure bail but the poor continue to languish in jail.
September 14, 2015 12:28 am
Its boundaries must be inviolable. The state has no moral right to interfere with the life and death choices of informed, consenting adults.
March 13, 2015 2:37 am
The 255th report of the Law Commission also wants that appointment of the CEC and the two ECs be made through a collegium.