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Law to check NRIs, OCIs marrying Indians

The Law Commission has recommended a comprehensive law to deal with the situation and compulsory registration of such alliances

17 Feb 2024 1:51 AM

Law panel: Retain consent age

Commission proposes amendments to Pocso Act

30 Sep 2023 12:47 AM

AA Edit | It’s time to scrap sedition law, not make it harsher

Laws must be brought in to protect the people, and not the government

06 Jun 2023 12:15 AM

Centre to soon decide on reconstituting Law Commission

The cabinet approves reconstitution of the law panel for a period of three years.

14 Jul 2019 8:20 PM

Equality within communities the key, not between communities

Rather than enacting a UCC, the Law Commission has recommended that family laws of every religion must be reformed to render them gender-just.

12 Sep 2018 1:37 AM


Filing false poll affidavit a corrupt practice, can’t direct Parl for law on it: SC

SC said it 'agrees that the election affidavit should be treated seriously, but we cannot direct for a legislation'.

11 Sep 2018 10:24 AM

Seeking, accepting sexual favours ‘punishable’ under new anti-corruption law

The new anti-corruption law incorporates term 'undue advantage', which means any gratification other than legal remuneration.

09 Sep 2018 1:36 PM

Need Rs 4,500 cr for EVMs, joint polls imminent: Panel

In joint polls, no extra expenditure will be involved, except for an additional EVM for each polling station.

04 Sep 2018 5:10 AM

Over Rs 4,500 Cr needed to buy EVMs for ‘imminent’ simultaneous polls: Law panel

In draft report, law panel said as of now there is shortfall of 12.9 lakh ballot units, 9.4 lakh control units and about 12.3 lakh VVPATs.

03 Sep 2018 2:46 PM

Let civil laws be

The panel has also maintained the integrity of independent thought in stating that the UCC is not desirable at this stage.

02 Sep 2018 12:03 AM


Criticism of country cannot be considered sedition, says Law Commission

'If country is not open to positive criticism, there lies little difference between pre and post-independence eras.' the commission said.

31 Aug 2018 1:43 PM

Law panel endorses 'one nation one poll' proposal in draft report to Centre

'Such an exercise will save public money, help reduce the burden on administrative set up and security forces,' draft report said.

30 Aug 2018 6:39 PM

Law panel likely to propose legal framework for simultaneous poll this month

The commission would recommend amendments to the Constitution and the Representation of the People Act to ensure simultaneous polls.

15 Aug 2018 3:58 PM

Amit Shah writes to Law Commission batting for One Nation, One Poll

Shah emphasised that with multiple elections happening throughout year, Model Code of Conduct impedes the government's developmental work.

13 Aug 2018 4:53 PM

It’s an idea that calls for more debate

Due to a lack of cap on total expenditure, political parties spend enormous amounts of money on elections.

15 Jul 2018 12:12 AM


One nation, one poll: TRS, Samajwadi party back concept, DMK, AAP oppose

Meanwhile, the BJP and the Congress have stayed from consultation organised by the Law Commission on the subject.

08 Jul 2018 9:28 PM

Allow gambling, betting on sports as regulated, taxable activities: Law panel

The commission recommends a number of changes in the law for regulating betting and generating tax revenues.

05 Jul 2018 9:31 PM

Euthanasia law needs foolproof safeguards

The government may be right in its judgment in trusting the legislature to come up with a comprehensive, compassionate solution.

12 Oct 2017 12:09 AM

Scrap the death penalty

With many social indices signalling that the country has progressed, we need a more mature view of abolition.

24 Mar 2017 1:57 AM

Proceedings in city courts hit as lawyers go on strike

The decision of the strike was taken in the meeting of the coordination committee of all the district courts bar associations.

24 Mar 2017 1:23 AM