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Appointment of judges sensitive matter, not to be discussed on public forum: Law Minister Rijiju

Maintaining that appointment of judges is sensitive matter which cannot be discussed on public platforms, Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju said the Supreme Court should realise that they should not say anything which sends a wrong message to the people as the government does not sit on files normally, but follow the process as required.

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Take informed consent before Aadhaar authentication: UIDAI [ Read Press Relese]


Don't want to be remembered for handing over the national capital to complete anarchy, Centre tells SC


AP govt files plea in SC against HC's order suspending regulation on rallies, meetings on roads

Hate Speech: Govt considering comprehensive amendments to criminal laws, MHA tells SC [Read Affidavit]

The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that it is in the process of considering comprehensive amendments in criminal laws taking into account the views of various stakeholders and recommendations o...

Ex Finance Secy faces CBI FIR for illegal contract for Indian Bank notes [Read CBI FIR]

In a trouble for former Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram, the CBI has registered a case, alleging him of granting a contract to a UK-based company "illegally" for supplying exclusive colour shift secu...

Aadhaar: UIDAI issues guidelines on offline verification [Read Press Release]

UIDAI has issued a set of guidelines to Offline Verification Seeking Entities (OVSEs) with several usage hygiene protocols, stronger safety mechanisms at user level and ways to enhance residents' trus...

Centre cautions TV channels against airing distasteful images [Read Advisory]

The Union government on Monday cautioned TV channels against broadcasting disturbing footages and distressing images, while calling the coverage of cricketer Rishabh Pant's road accident as "distaste...

Centre stays tourism activities around Jain community's 'teerth sthan' [Read Office Memorandum]

It directed the Jharkhand government to immediately take all steps to protect the sanctity of the “world’s most sacred and revered Teerth Sthan” of the community.

UP govt sets up panel for OBC reservation in urban local bodies

The Uttar Pradesh government has set up a five-member commission for providing reservation to Other Backward Classes in urban local body elections.

733 fast track special courts working in 28 States/UTs, Law Minister to LS [Read Press Relese]

A total of 733 Fast Track Special Courts, including 413 exclusive POCSO Courts, have been operationalised in 28 States/UTs and those have disposed more than 1,24,000 cases since inception of the schem...

No specific timeline can be provided on disposal of cases, Rijiju informs Lok Sabha [Read Lok Sabha Q&A]

Maintaining that disposal of pending cases in courts lies within the domain of the judiciary, the Union government has said it has got no direct role in this regard and no specific timeline can be pr...

FTSC scheme to continue up to 31st March, 2023 with total outlay of Rs 1572.86 Cr: Rijiju to RS

Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday informed the Rajya Sabha the Department of Justice is implementing a Centrally Sponsored Scheme for setting up 1023 Fast Track Special Courts (FTSCs) ...

'Glaring instance of severe compromise of parliamentary sovereignty', VP Dhankar raises questions on SC's NJAC judgement [Read Press Release]

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar on Wednesday described the Supreme Court's 2015 Constitution bench decision declaring the National Judicial Appointment Commission as unconstitutional, "a glaring instan...



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