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Legalizing gambling in sports would leave room for cheating: CPI

06 Jul 2018

Legalizing gambling in sports would leave room for cheating: CPI

Veteran Communist leader Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy today said legalizing gambling and betting in sports would create "lots of problems", leave room for cheating and provide no level playing field.

Gambling, Sports betting should be legal in India: Law Commission

06 Jul 2018

Gambling, Sports betting should be legal in India: Law Commission

If the Law Commission of India has its way, sports betting will soon undergo a complete overhaul.

SP dares BJP to hold UP-assembly, LS-polls together in 2019

06 Jun 2018

SP dares BJP to hold UP-assembly, LS-polls together in 2019

Buoyed by opposition victory in key Lok Sabha by-polls in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav today dared the BJP government at the Center to hold simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in the state in 2019.

Indian Railways has highest number of pending cases: Law Ministry

17 Jul 2017

Indian Railways has highest number of pending cases: Law Ministry

As per the Law Ministry reports, the railways is the biggest litigant among the government departments as it has nearly 66,000 pending cases in courts.

Law Commission makes marriage registration compulsory

05 Jul 2017

Law Commission makes marriage registration compulsory

In a landmark judgement, the Law Commission has recommended compulsory registration of marriages within 30 days of wedding to prevent fake marriages.

Law ministry clears appointment of 14 judges to Bombay HC

01 Jun 2017

Law ministry clears appointment of 14 judges to Bombay HC

The Law Ministry recently notified the appointment of 14 additional judges to the Bombay High Court, after President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent.

Justice Leila Seth: Glimpses through a legal luminary's life

07 May 2017

Justice Leila Seth: Glimpses through a legal luminary's life

Leila Seth, eminent jurist, India's first female Chief Justice of a High Court and mother of famous author Vikram Seth died from a cardiac arrest on Saturday night.

Aniruddha Rajput elected as member of UN International Law Commission

04 Nov 2016

Aniruddha Rajput elected as member of UN International Law Commission

India's Aniruddha Rajput was elected as the member of UN's top body of legal experts, the International Law Commission (ILC).