A day after the Centre notified an eight-member high-level committee to explore the possibility of holding simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha, state Assemblies, municipalities and panchayats across India, senior Law Ministry officials on Sunday held a preparatory briefing for the committee’s chairman, former president Ram Nath Kovind. Law Secretary Niten Chandra, Legislative Secretary Reeta Vasishta and others reportedly met… Continue reading "Top law ministry officials brief panel chairman Ram Nath Kovind on simultaneous polls"
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Pointing out that the finalisation of the Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) regarding appointment of judges is still “pending”, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju has, in a letter to Chief Justice of India (CJI) D.Y. Chandrachud, suggested inclusion of a government representative in the “search-cum-evaluation committee” that will provide inputs on “suitable candidates” to the appointment panel or the collegium, ThePrint… Continue reading "Rijiju writes to CJI, wants panels with govt reps to advise collegium on judges’ appointments"