Free Press Journal
  • Uniform code: Law panel may recommend piece meal amendments to family laws

    New Delhi: The Law Commission will recommend religion-wise “piece-meal” amendments to family laws if it finds it difficult to come out with a composite uniform civil code, Law Commission Chairman Justice B S Chauhan said on Tuesday. He also said that the civil code cannot be violative of any provision of the Constitution. The commission is in the process of segregating the nearly 45,000 suggestions it  has received on its questionnaire on

  • CM Nitish refuses to tender opinion on Uniform Civil Code

    Patna : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has refused to tender his government’s opinion in response to a questionnaire sent by the Law Commission on the Uniform Civil code, terming the questions asked as “leading” and framed in a manner to “force the respondent to reply in a specific way.”

  • Uniform civil code only step by step: Ex-judge

    New Delhi : Law Commission Chairman B S Chauhan, a retired Supreme Court judge, has stressed that the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) should come step-by-step from the people instead of knocking out the personal laws applicable to people of various religions for centuries in one shot.

  • Dhar team enters into final of inter-dist cricket tourney

    Dhar : Dhar district cricket team has entered into the final match of inter district senior level cricket competition organised by the Dhar district cricket association. Dhar defeated Khargone by 3 wickets in the semifinal match.

  • Person not named in FIR, chargesheet can be tried: SC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court said Friday that someone whose name does not figure either in an FIR or a chargesheet but whose role in an alleged crime surfaces during the course of a trial would be subjected to the said trial.