Ashwani Kumar

CLR Snippets | Kapil Sibal is the New Law Minister

Eminent Senior Advocate and tax expert Shri Kapil Sibal has been appointed the Law Minister of India, after Shri Ashwani Kumar resigned from his post in the wake of the Coalgate issue. Shri. Kapil Sibal™s father, Shri. H. L. Sibal, was an eminent tax counsel and has appeared in hundreds of tax matters. Shri. Kapil Sibal has… Read More

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Number of Judges in the Subordinate Judiciary to be Doubled in Five Years

Backlog and pendency of cases in courts is a major problem affecting dispensation of timely justice. The pendency in courts is not declining because filing of cases is either equal or more than the disposal. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Dr. Ashwani Kumar, Minister of Law &… Read More

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CLR Snippets | Enhancing the Efficiency of Court Management

With a view to enhance the efficiency of court management and resultant improvement in case disposal, Government has allocated Rs. 300 crore to the States for creation of posts of professionally qualified Court Managers, on the recommendation of 13th Finance Commission. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Dr.… Read More

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CLR Snippets :: Proposal for Ban on Contesting Elections Immediately after Quitting Government Jobs

The Election Commission has made a proposal to the Government to provide a suitable cooling off period for the Government officers retiring or leaving Government service and joining a political party in order to maintain their independence and neutrality in functioning while in office. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the… Read More

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CLR Snippets :: Reviewing the Procedure of Appointment of Judges

The appointment of Judges to High Courts and Supreme Court is based on a Memorandum of Procedure for Appointment of Judges of Supreme Court and High Courts prepared in 1998 pursuant to the Supreme Court Judgement of October 6, 1993 read with their Advisory Opinion of October 28, 1998. Giving this information in written reply… Read More

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CLR Snippets :: National Judicial Data Grid

The National Judicial Data Grid (NJDG) is a part of the on-going e-Courts Integrated Mission Mode Project. NJDG will work as a monitoring tool to identify, manage & reduce pendency of cases. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Dr. Ashwani Kumar, Minister of Law & Justice, said that… Read More

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CLR Snippets :: Law Commission to give Recommendations on Electoral Reforms

The issue of electoral reforms in its entirety, which inter alia includes the funding of elections, has been referred to the Law Commission of India for its recommendations. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Dr. Ashwani Kumar, Minister of Law & Justice, said that the Law Commission had… Read More

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Legal Assistance Treaty with Azerbaijan – More News

India and Azerbaijan Sign Treaty on Legal and Judicial Cooperation in Civil and Commercial Matters Dr. Ashwani Kumar, Union Minister of Law & Justice and Shri Fikrat Mammadov, Minister of Justice of Republic of Azerbaijan, here today signed a Treaty between the two nations on Legal and Judicial Cooperation in Civil and Commercial Matters. The… Read More

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Judges Appointed to the High Court of Judicature at Patna

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President has appointed (i) Shri Justice Vijayendra Nath, (ii) Shri Justice Shivaji Pandey and (iii) Shri Justice Ashwani Kumar Singh, Additional Judges of the High Court of Judicature at Patna, as Judges of that High Court with… Read More

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Central Administrative Tribunal urged to improve its Efficiency – Propasals to Amend CAT Act under Consideration

Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Shri V Narayansamy said that there is an urgent need to strengthen Central Administrative Tribunal( CAT) and make it more effective. Speaking as Special Guest at the daylong All India Conference of the members of Central Administrative Tribunal here today he said to streamline the… Read More

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