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LEGISLATURE NEWS

Karnataka Legislature session from September 13

August 20, 2021 9:55 am

The session will be held at Vidhana Soudha from September 13 to 24. This is the first legislature session after the new government led by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai took charge.

MPs speak against 'encroachment' by judiciary

May 13, 2016 6:03 pm

"This House (Rajya Sabha) and the Lok Sabha has the primacy in law-making and budget-making. Law-making and budget-making cannot be decided by any third party," Jaitley said, in an apparent reference to the judiciary.

SC ruling on convicted lawmakers needs review,says Katju

July 14, 2013 12:02 am

Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju on Saturday expressed reservations over the recent Supreme Court verdict barring convicted lawmakers from contesting polls

'To say courts treat govt as adversary is wrong. We are only doing our job'

July 02, 2013 3:34 am

There is no need to flash news on the basis of what the judge observes in court. Too much should not be read into oral observations. To elicit a good answer from counsel,the judge may pose questions. That does not mean that judge is casting aspersions. Whatever said in court is not the ultimate decision of the court. What we mean,we say in our orders

Govt told to consider capital punishment for crimes against elderly

April 13, 2012 2:14 am

Observing that crimes against senior citizens are similar to “epidemics” and require urgent and serious remedies,a Delhi Sessions court has called on the government to counter the steep rise in such crimes,by making them punishable with death.