Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicKiren Rijiju

Topic: Kiren Rijiju

3 yrs ago, Modi govt floated fast-track court scheme for rape, POCSO cases. 9 states behind target

The centrally sponsored scheme is yet to see full compliance from states, however, states like UP & MP report high pendency despite having fully functional fast track, POCSO courts.

Judiciary, legislature, executive need to work together to solve problems, says Kiren Rijiju

Speaking at the Independence Day celebrations organised by the Supreme Court Bar Association, the law minister observed that it is difficult for the judiciary to perform in isolation.

CJI blames judicial vacancies for cases backlog, Rijiju promises to bring down pendency in 2 yrs

Speaking at the ‘18th All India Legal Services Authorities Meet’ in Jaipur, CJI Ramana says that in the current criminal justice system 'process becomes punishment'.

Courts have consistently adopted arbitration-friendly approach, says Law Minister Kiren Rijiju

The Union Minister noted that recently, the Supreme Court paved the way for enforcement of emergency arbitral awards in India seated arbitrations in the Amazon-Future Group case.

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.

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The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.