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Supreme Court upholds Ohio law purging voter rolls

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

SAN FRANCISCO: The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the state of Ohio has the right to purge citizens from voter enrollment lists if they do not vote within a certain time frame. The 5-4 decision paves the way for a form of voter suppression, civil rights groups say, and will likely help Republican candidates and hurt […]

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Asking collegium to review decision not a sin: Ravi Shankar Prasad

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Asking collegium to review decision not a sin: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi: The executive was not committing a “cardinal sin” by seeking reconsideration of some proposals made by the Supreme Court collegium on the appointment of judges, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today amid charges by the opposition that the government was stalling appointments to the higher judiciary. He also said that the judiciary […]

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Saudi law clamps down on all forms of harassment

By   /  June 10, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

JEDDAH: Saudi Attorney General Sheikh Saud Al-Mujib extended his thanks and appreciation to King Salman and the crown prince when he passed the long-sought anti-harassment law derived from the Islamic Shariah. Al-Mujib said this step reflects the government’s eagerness to protect community members from shameful behaviors alien to Islamic teachings and proper moral values, and […]

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Cameroon English speakers want terror law repeal and amnesty to end violence

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

YAOUNDÉ: English speakers in the Northwest of Cameroon want an anti-terrorism law repealed and a general amnesty to help end the armed separatist campaign, a government commission said Wednesday. Among the demands are a debate on introducing a federal system to the West African country which is dominated by French-speakers. The proposals come from more […]

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AP, TS prestigious issue in 2019 polls: Ravishankar :No Objection To Rahul Saying He Will Be PM’

By   /  May 31, 2018  /  Hyderabad  /  No Comments

Hyderabad, May 31 (NSS): Union Law Minister Ravishankar Prasad has said the Andhra Pradesh State was not giving clarity on allotting land for establishment of High Court. He said the BJP will consider Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States as a prestigious issue in 2019 elections. Speaking to the media here on Thursday, Ravishankar Prasad said the NDA government was taking decisions daringly with transparency […]

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GDPR: Tough EU data protection law comes into effect

By   /  May 25, 2018  /  Science & Technology  /  No Comments

London, May 25 (IANS) The General Data Protection Regulation — better known as GDPR — that gives citizens of the European Union (EU) more rights to control their personal information comes into effect from Friday. With the new regulations in force, companies working in the EU — or any association or club — must now get […]

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Trump signs law easing post-crisis regulation of banks

By   /  May 25, 2018  /  Business  /  No Comments

Washington, May 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump signed into law on Thursday a bill that partially repeals the 2010 Dodd-Frank act, which imposed tighter financial regulations in response to the global financial meltdown of 2008. “The legislation I’m signing today rolls back the crippling Dodd-Frank regulations that are crushing community banks and credit unions nationwide,” […]

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Seminar on “Best Practices for resolving Disputes”

By   /  April 28, 2018  /  Hyderabad  /  No Comments

Hyderabad, April.28 : Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ICADR), Regional Centre, here today jointly organized a seminar on ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution in the context of Shareholders Rights & IPR’ at ICADR, Regional Centre, Nampally. This is first of its kind initiative in promoting the importance of ADR among the industry […]

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