Dalit converting to Christianity and Islam not eligible for reservation benefits: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
The Union Law Minister was responding to a question in Rajya Sabha when he asserted that only Dalits from Indic faiths will be eligible to receive reservation benefits. The Supreme Court had upheld the same in 2015.
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad points out how judiciary’s independence was compromised by the ‘ecosystem’ decades earlier
Ravi Shankar Prasad launched a scathing attack on the recent trend of the opposition of launching vicious attacks on the judiciary
Law Ministry charts a comprehensive plan to get rid of pending rape and POCSO cases in 1 year with 1023 fast-track courts
Law Ministry plans to setup 1023 Fast Track Court across the country to dispose of the pending rape and POCSO Act cases
Modi ministers in five years – Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law Justice and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology
A look at the achievements of ministries under Ravi Shankar Prasad
Sharma said that there is a big problem of unemployment and therefore he would urge the Congress government to provide job to party booth workers.
Government is not responsible for delay in appointments of judges, it is due to Collegium: CJI Ranjan Gogoi
Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi said that if at all any delay exists in the appointment of the judges is because of the collegium and not because of Government of India, vindicating the stand of the NDA government regarding non-interference in the judicial process.
Governance is executive’s domain, all should appreciate the ‘Lakshman Rekha’: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ravi Shankar Prasad said the judiciary has to decide 'how far' it can go in taking over power on issues of governance as he stressed the need for all organs to appreciate the proverbial ‘Lakshman Rekha’.
This comes after the central government had written to the top court regarding the existing nepotism in the judiciary
At least a third of the recommended advocates for the judgeship are related to sitting or retired judges