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Union Law Ministry


Law Ministry OK to link Aadhaar with voter ID but with safeguards

January 24, 2020 10:34 am

According to the proposed amendment to the Representation of the People Act, the Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) may ask those seeking to enter the voters’ list and those already enrolled to furnish their Aadhaar numbers.

If Law Ministry isn't a post office, it has no right to become a police station: Mayawati

June 12, 2018 4:30 pm

The BSP chief's response came after Ravi Shankar Prasad's statement that the executive was not committing a "cardinal sin" by seeking reconsideration of some proposals made by the Supreme Court collegium on the appointment of judges.

DMK opposes entrance exam for recruitment in lower judiciary

July 12, 2017 6:14 pm

Secretary in-charge of justice in the union law ministry had written to the Supreme Court suggesting recruitment of district level judges on the basis of an all-India examination, the DMK leader pointed out.

Law panel head questions judicial Bill, advises a new one

August 04, 2014 1:58 am

Justice Shah termed the definition of misbehavior in clause 2(j) of the Bill as “over-inclusive and under-inclusive at the same time”.

Food security Act also covers foreign nationals, refugees, says Law Ministry

February 24, 2014 8:17 am

MEA has been asked to provide details of the allowance to refugees to ascertain if they could be brought under food security.

Govt set to consult public on all new laws, amendments

February 17, 2014 8:05 am

The existing procedures don’t provide for pre-legislative consultation.

AAP to table Jan Lokpal Bill on Thursday despite Law Min's view

February 12, 2014 11:10 pm

The four-day session of the Assembly is being convened to pass the Jan Lokpal and Swaraj Bills.

Jan Lokpal: L-G lays down the law, Kejriwal does not step back

February 11, 2014 9:19 am

Kejriwal had slammed Jung Friday for seeking the opinion of the Solicitor General on the constitutionality of the Bill.

Centre plea against SC order may bring in Art 72

February 01, 2014 12:36 am

Death penalty : Petition may suggest the Article doesn’t set time frame on mercy pleas

SC stays Madras HC order on appointment of judges

January 14, 2014 5:39 am

Puts in 'abeyance' Jan 9 direction of HC directing Law Ministry to maintain status quo in respect of the list of 12 names forwarded by HC.