Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicKiren Rijiju

Topic: Kiren Rijiju

Rajiv Kumar is next chief election commissioner, to assume charge on 15 May

Besides the president and the vice president elections due shortly, the 2024 Lok Sabha polls and several assembly polls will be held under his watch.

‘Northeast part of mainstream India’–– Rijiju hails Centre’s move to lift AFSPA from parts of the region

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju also hailed PM Modi for turning the "look east" policy into the "act east" policy with development works and peace initiatives going hand in hand.

Won’t leave till last Indian is evacuated from Ukraine, says Kiren Rijiju in Slovakia

Kosice (Slovakia): Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju, who is in Slovakia to oversee the evacuation of Indian nationals stranded in Ukraine, on Wednesday (local...

India has about 21 judges per million, Law Minister Kiren Rijiju informs Rajya Sabha

To calculate the ratio, the Department of Justice uses 2011 Census and available information regarding sanctioned strength of judges in SC, HC and district & subordinate courts.

Missing Arunachali youth handed over to Indian Army by China, says Kiren Rijiju

In a Twitter post, Union minister assured that due procedures are being followed including the boy’s medical examination. 19-year-old Miram Taron went missing on 18 January.

China’s PLA responded positively, suggested place of release: Rijiju on missing Arunachali boy

Union Minister Rijiju informed that a hotline was exchanged on Republic Day between the two armies and China's PLA indicated it will hand over 19-year-old Miram Taron.

Lok Sabha passes bill to link voter ID with Aadhaar in 20 mins, as Opposition & others object

Move will ‘purify electoral rolls’ says Law Minister Rijiju. But Opposition parties as well as BJD & YSRCP, which have backed govt legislation before, ask why the ‘tearing hurry'.

Former judges, lawyers say collegium system needs to change but NJAC is not the answer

NJAC was enacted in 2014 to replace the collegium system of judicial appointments. Struck down by Supreme Court in 2015, it was discussed in Parliament again last week.

‘Not wise to stick to timeline’ — Law Minister Rijiju on SC’s April verdict on judge appointments

Kiren Rijiju tells Lok Sabha one can’t question govt over how long a name can remain pending, but assures House there are valid reasons for any name being held back.

164 high court proposals to appoint judges at various stages of consideration: Kiren Rijiju

Law minister Rijiju said filling vacancies in the high courts is a continuous, integrated and collaborative process between the executive and the judiciary.

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Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.