Law

The UP Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act prohibits the slaughter of cows and their progeny in the state, with punishment of upto ten years of rigorous imprisonment and a fine of up to Rs 5 lakh.

The impeachment hearing against President Donald Trump took an ugly turn when a professor of law from the prestigious Stanford took the name of his son Barron during her testimony before a Congressional panel.

India looks at an open, inclusive and balanced region connected by secure seas, integrated by trade and investment, underpinned by the rule of law, External Affairs Minister S Jaishanakar said on Monday, as he sought Singapore's support in addressing the challenges posed by the changing world.

Attorney General K K Venugopal on Sunday said with the passing away of noted jurist Ram Jethmalani, the country has lost its finest lawyer who was bold and handled the most sensational criminal cases and constitutional matters.

Meritorious students willing to pursue M Phil and Ph.D. courses in the fields of art, agriculture, law, medicine, and engineering, etc, will be able to apply under the scheme.

Last month, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) had held a nationwide protest following an assault on doctors at the NRS Medical College in Kolkata and demanded the enactment of a central law to check violence on medical professionals in hospitals.

Bills that are introduced in Rajya Sabha and pending there do not lapse with the dissolution of Lok Sabha. Bills passed by Lok Sabha, and pending in the Rajya Sabha, however, lapse.