Law

  • Is it time to scrap the collegium system? 2 days ago

    After the controversy generated by former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju's allegation of corruption in judiciary, the Centre on Monday pushed for reforms in the judicial appointment process. The Law Ministry has began consultations to prepare a draft to change the collegium system, whereby judges appoint judges. ...
  • 20 people arrested in Saharanpur violence 4 days ago

    The situation remains tensed after 3 people were killed and 23 were injured in violent clashes between 2 groups in Saharanpur on Saturday. 20 people have been arrested. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has assured the Uttar Pradesh government of support. "The state government must ensure to maintain law and order",said...
  • News 360: Setback for Congress as A-G rejects plea for Leader of Opposition post 6 days ago

    In a huge blow to the Congress, the Attorney General has rejected the party's plea for getting the post of the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha. The A-G has claimed that the party must have 10 per cent of House strength to get the Leader of Opposition post. ...
  • Rape law debate: Should juveniles get the same punishment as adults? July 14, 2014

    Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi has said that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults. She also said that she is personally working to amend the law so that 16-year-olds are brought out of the purview of the Juvenile Justice Act. ...
  • Subramanian Swamy welcomes Maneka’s juvenile justice proposal July 14, 2014

    BJP leader Subramanian Swamy welcomed Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's decision to make changes in law to try juveniles who commit rape. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show July 6, 2014

    This week, a father's appeal to help find his missing son, a cj demands safe and environmental friendly disposal of municipal garbage in Srinagar, a construction worker picks up CJ mike to demand her rights, your pictures and much more. ...
  • No Dowry arrests till magistrate's nod: Share your views July 3, 2014

    In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court has said that the dowry law is misused and automatic arrests in such cases should be stopped. This came as the apex court expressed concerns over the misuse of this law by disgruntled housewives against their husbands and in-laws. CNN-IBN takes calls of...
  • Delhi Police ready for stricter laws: Special CP, Traffic June 17, 2014

    Special CP, Traffic, Muktesh Chander on Monday told CNN-IBN that in view of the increasing incidents of road rage, Delhi Police was ready for stricter laws. ...
  • Change India: Laws should have time bound review June 14, 2014

    In the third show of the four part series 'Change India:Experiment with big ideas' we bring to you a simple but radical idea on how to overcome the limitations and improvise law making itself. ...
  • CJ Show: A mother demands punishment for a man who attempted to rape her three year old daughter. June 8, 2014

    CJ Nirmala, a community correspondent with Video Volunteers at Ranchi, met a mother whose three year old daughter was sexually assaulted by a 25 year old man who is known for carrying out crimes against women in the region. After repeated appeals by woman to seek justice and punishment for...
  • CJ Kuldeep fights for justice after in-laws set his sister on fire for dowry March 24, 2014

    CJ Kuldeep Yadav is appealing for strict punishment for the perpetrators of the ghastly crime carried on her sister who was set ablaze by her in-laws after she failed to fulfill their repeated demands for dowry. ...
  • Somnath Bharti evades media after victim identifies him January 22, 2014

    Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti was seen on Wednesday evading the media. He was identified by one of the complainants as the leader of the midnight raid in Delhi's Khirkee extension area. ...
  • AAP minister in dock for tampering with proof, says judge's order erroneous January 14, 2014

    Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti on Tuesday refuted allegations that he tampered with the evidence in a case that he was handling as a lawyer. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, too, came to his defence saying that there was no proof to show that Bharti tampered with any evidence in the...
  • The Last Word: Are Justice Ganguly's claims justified or unwarranted? January 9, 2014

    Maintaining his defiant stand on the sexual harassment allegations leveled against him by a law intern, former Supreme Court judge Ashok Kumar Ganguly on Wednesday hit out at the West Bengal government of hatching a conspiracy against him and blamed the Supreme Court for going out of its jurisdiction in...
  • Should there be a criminal investigation in Justice Ganguly case? January 6, 2014

    Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly, accused of sexually harassing a law intern in December 2012, has resigned as the chief of West Bengal Human Rights Commission, said sources. Justice Ganguly met Governor MK Narayanan and submitted his resignation, according to sources. ...
  • A year to Delhi braveheart's death which pushed for stronger anti-rape law December 29, 2013

    It's been a year to the death of the Delhi braveheart, which led to country wide protests. The brutality she suffered shocked the nation. People poured out onto the streets in protest demanding a change and pushed the system to give us a stricter law on sexual assault. ...
  • Remembering the Delhi Braveheart: Will tougher laws bring the change? December 29, 2013

    It has been a year since the Delhi braveheart passed away but despite massive protests there is not much that has changed on the ground. The one silver lining to the terrible tragedy was due to the public outrage, the nation has a revised law on sexual assault. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 24, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • The Last Word: Does focus on rape laws, gay rights, AAP show 2013 as a year of people's power? December 24, 2013

    The year 2013 has seen a rise in people's participation in various issues ranging from strong rape laws to the recent protest against the Supreme Court order on Section 377. The year also witnessed the infamous IPL spot fixing scandal. People's anger against the government even led to the emergence...
  • News 360: Divided Congress may withdraw support to AAP December 24, 2013

    Even before the Aam Aadmi Party could form the government in Delhi with Congress supporting it from outside, divisions within the latter over the strategy have come out in the open. Government formation in Delhi may take some more time, as sources say that the Congress is seriously considering the...
  • Kolkata lawyers march in support of Ganguly December 18, 2013

    Over 100 Calcutta High Court advocates Wednesday took out a silent march here showing solidarity with ex-judge AK Ganguly amid a growing chorus for his removal as the West Bengal Human Rights Commission chairman. Led by former Kolkata mayor and lawyer Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya, over 100 lawyers took out the...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 17, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: India hits back at US over diplomat's arrest, cuts embassy security December 17, 2013

    India has hit back strongly at the United States of America over the public arrest and strip-search of Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade by New York Police as Delhi Police removed barricades from outside the US Embassy in Delhi. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) had requested the police to...
  • India acts tough against US, withdraws diplomatic privileges December 17, 2013

    The Indian government has hit out at the US diplomats based in India announcing a slew of measures against them until the US apologises or rethinks its decision to arrest and humiliate Indian diplomat Deeyani Khobragade. ...
  • News 360: SC panel indicts AK Ganguly December 5, 2013

    The Supreme Court panel probing the sexual harassment case against retired Supreme Court Judge AK Ganguly has said that the law intern's statement shows an act of "unwelcome behaviour" by Justice Ganguly while adding that it has reached the decision after studying the statement of intern, affidavits of three witnesses...
  • Should Justice Ganguly step down as chief of WB HRC? December 3, 2013

    Even since retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly has been named as an accused in the sexual harassment case, there are many who has demanded his resignation as the Chairperson of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission. A law intern has named Justice Ganguly as an accused for allegedly sexually...
  • The Last Word: What should CJI do in Justice Ganguly case? December 2, 2013

    A law intern has accused retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly of allegedly sexually harassing her. However, Justice Ganguly has denied all the charges saying he's a victim of circumstances. He said, "I am shocked and shattered. I deny all the charges." CNN-IBN's raised the question to a panel of...
  • Decision on terminating AK Ganguly's services soon: WB law school November 30, 2013

    P Ishwara Bhat, the Vice-chancellor of the West Bengal law school where former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly is a honorary professor has said that a decision will be taken soon on whether to terminate his services or not. His statment came after Ganguly was named as an accused for...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 29, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • World View: Will US shutdown affect India? October 4, 2013

    US President Barack Obama and Congressional Republicans came no closer to ending a standoff on Tuesday that has forced the first government shutdown in 17 years and thrown hundreds of thousands of federal employees out of work. ...