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Law Commission of India

AA Edit | Verifiable data required to curb forced conversions

Religious conversion is allowed under our Constitution but there is no provision for a deceitful or fraudulent conversion

17 Nov 2022 12:10 AM

Simultaneous Election: If we could do it with GST, why not with one poll?

There are some instances of General Elections and State Assemblies Elections taking place together till the year 1967.

23 Jun 2019 2:31 AM

Law panel paper suggests alimony provision changes

“The issue of uniform civil code is vast, and its potential repercussions, untested in India.,” the consultation paper said.

01 Sep 2018 6:53 AM

On divorce, give women equal share in property: Law panel

The panel, on the last day of its term, suggested the measure as a step towards removal of discrimination against women across the country.

01 Sep 2018 3:01 AM

Law Commission endorses idea of simultaneous polls

The draft report said that holding simultaneous elections will save public money.

31 Aug 2018 1:22 AM


LCI ideas on betting a step in right direction

At the very least, legalising betting will bring some clarity and pro-active cleansing.

08 Jul 2018 1:54 AM

Bring BCCI under RTI, says law panel

The Supreme Court had asked the commission to recommend whether the cricket board can be brought under the RTI Act.

19 Apr 2018 12:34 AM

Centre told to ratify UN Convention on torture

The draft Bill provides for punishment extending up to life imprisonment and fine, and also compensation to victims who suffer torture.

01 Nov 2017 2:35 AM

Petition in Supreme Court to stop death sentence by hanging

The petitioner has urged the SC to direct the Centre to execute a convict by any method other than hanging for a peaceful death.

21 Sep 2017 12:44 AM

Make marriage registration must: Law Commission of India

The law panel has batted for making registration of marriages compulsory, saying that it could help prevent marriage fraud.

05 Jul 2017 1:15 AM


Law Commission stresses on linking UID in compulsory registration of marriages

The Commission also opined that the time limit to register marriage should be restricted within 30 days, thereafter incurring a penalty.

04 Jul 2017 6:22 PM

DisCourse: Give Good Samaritans wings

Road crash victims require immediate attention; rescuers must not be hindered by authorities.

22 May 2017 3:07 AM

Can tainted ministers fight polls? SC to decide soon

During the course of hearing, the matter was referred to the Law Commission of India.

06 Jan 2017 4:01 AM

Opposition parties see poll agenda in govt UCC move

Highly-placed sources in the panel said the questionnaire has so far received over 40,000 responses.

30 Dec 2016 2:42 AM