New Law

  • New law on spot-fixing by August, says Kapil Sibal May 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Amidst the uproar over IPL spot-fixing, the government on Sunday asserted that it would make efforts to put in place by July or August the new standalone law to deal with such "unfair practices" but ruled out promulgation of an ordinance on it. Law Minister Kapil Sibal, who...
  • IPL: Sibal says government will frame a new law against fixing May 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Saturday announced that the government is ready with new legislation to deal with unfair practices like match-fixing and spot-fixing. Sibal said that the government will bring a new standalone law at the earliest as the current season of IPL is entangled in the...
  • Indian charged for drunk driving under China's new law January 11, 2013

    Beijing: A "drunk" Indian businessman has earned the dubious distinction of becoming the first foreign national to be held under China's new law authorising lower courts to prosecute foreigners. Abdul Ajees Mohamed Mustafa, 24, was detained after his car was involved in an accident in the country's international commodity hub...
  • New laws to ban employers from demanding your Facebook passwords January 1, 2013

    Chicago: Employers in California and Illinois will be prohibited from demanding access to workers' password-protected social networking accounts and teachers in Oregon will be required to report suspected student bullies thanks to new laws taking effect in 2013. In all, more than 400 measures were enacted at the state level during...
  • Saudi women's attractive eyes to be covered? November 20, 2011

    London: Saudi women with attractive eyes may be forced to cover them up under a new law in the country. The ultra-conservative Islamic state has said it has the right to stop women revealing 'tempting' eyes in public. A proposal to enshrine the measure in law has been tabled, Daily Mail reported...
  • No new laws to deal with publications: Moily March 31, 2011

    New Delhi: Law Minister M Veerappa Moily on Thursday said there were no plans for any fresh law or changes in existing laws to deal with publications which cast aspersions on national heroes like Mahatma Gandhi. Reacting to media reports which quoted him as favouring a...