Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicLaw Minister

Topic: Law Minister

‘I’m not Sachin Tendulkar,’ says CJI Ramana, lauds ‘team effort’ at Bar Council felicitation

The Chief Justice of India also spoke about challenges faced by women lawyers at the event, also attended by Law Minister Kiren Rijiju. Snapshots from the ceremony.

Ram Jethmalani, senior jurist and former union law minister, dies at age 95

The veteran lawyer had not been keeping well for a few months, said his son, Mahesh Jethmalani.

Ashoke Kumar Sen – India’s inevitable law minister for decades

Ashoke Sen served as law minister from the tenure of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru to that of Rajiv Gandhi, the sixth PM.

More than 5,000 lower-judiciary level posts vacant: Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad says Centre is laying an emphasis on fair representation for SCs, STs and OBCs when vacancies are filled.

Law minister Prasad set to meet CJI Misra next week to thrash out ‘outstanding issues’

SC judges have raised concerns about Centre sitting on collegium’s recommendations — one of the top issues that will be discussed at the meeting.

Talk Point: GST anti-profiteering body may increase corruption, red tape

The anti-profiteering body does have a good chance of becoming another bureaucratic layer which needs to be bribed to keep your restaurant/business running

Talk Point: Anti-profiteering body of GST could allow bureaucracy to unleash a tax raj

Under GST, the government is setting up a National Anti-Profiteering Authority to ensure businesses do not cheat consumers. The new authority will ensure the benefit of reduced prices under the new indirect tax regime is passed on to consumers, said Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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