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DCW Chief Swati Maliwal ends indefinite fast, terms decision on death for rapists 'historic victory'

DCW Chief Swati Maliwal ends indefinite fast, terms decision on death for rapists 'historic victory'

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday signed the ordinance allowing death for child rapists with immediate effect

Apr 22, 2018, 15:08 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind signs ordinance to give death penalty to child rapists

President Ram Nath Kovind signs ordinance to give death penalty to child rapists

The development comes at a time when there is a massive uproar over the cases of rape that surfaced recently.

Apr 22, 2018, 10:31 AM IST
Cabinet approves Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance 2018 that allows confiscating properties of escapees

Cabinet approves Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance 2018 that allows confiscating properties of escapees

The provisions of the ordinance will apply for economic offenders who refuse to return, persons against whom an arrest warrant has been issued for a scheduled offence as well as wilful bank loan defaulters with outstanding of over Rs 100 crore.

Apr 21, 2018, 16:40 PM IST
Cabinet approves ordinance to award death penalty to those convicted of raping children up to 12 years of age

Cabinet approves ordinance to award death penalty to those convicted of raping children up to 12 years of age

In case of rape of a girl aged under 16 years, the minimum punishment to be awarded has been increased from 10 years to 20 years, which is extendable to life imprisonment. 

Apr 21, 2018, 14:13 PM IST

DNA: Watch Daily News and Analysis with Sudhir Chaudhary, March 12, 2018

Watch the complete segment of DNA with Sudhir Chaudhary, March 12, 2018.

Mar 12, 2018, 23:24 PM IST
AIMPLB to hold emergency meet ahead of tabling of triple talaq bill in Parliament

AIMPLB to hold emergency meet ahead of tabling of triple talaq bill in Parliament

The AIMPLB Executive committee meeting will meet in Nadwa tul Ulema in Lucknow to discuss the triple talaq issue.

Dec 23, 2017, 22:09 PM IST
Cabinet approves forming 'circle office' to monitor safety in railways

Cabinet approves forming 'circle office' to monitor safety in railways

The decision was taken as envisaged in the "Metro Railways (Operations and Maintenance) Act, 2002", under the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

Dec 16, 2017, 00:05 AM IST
Jailed ex-Catalan leaders to petition for release

Jailed ex-Catalan leaders to petition for release

The sacked Vice President of the Catalan regional government and six former members of the separatist Cabinet who have been detained on sedition and rebellion allegations following the region`s unilateral independence declaration were on Friday due to file a petition for their release in the apex court.

Dec 01, 2017, 20:19 PM IST

Cabinet approves new scheme for rural women

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the introduction of new scheme 'Mahila Shakti Kendra'.

Nov 22, 2017, 19:55 PM IST
AgustaWestland scam: SC asks Chhattisgarh govt to produce original files relating to purchase of VVIP choppers

AgustaWestland scam: SC asks Chhattisgarh govt to produce original files relating to purchase of VVIP choppers

The Supreme Court on Thursday took a "serious" note of the Centre's "extreme concern" that various privileged and sensitive documents, including Cabinet notes, which are outside the purview of the RTI law have been forming the basis of PILs.

Nov 16, 2017, 18:49 PM IST

Appointment Committee of Cabinet appoints 11 new secretaries

The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet has appointed 11 new secretaries to various government departments.

Oct 12, 2017, 05:53 AM IST
Spanish govt to hold emergency Cabinet meeting over Catalonia crisis

Spanish govt to hold emergency Cabinet meeting over Catalonia crisis

The Spanish government will hold an emergency Cabinet meeting on Wednesday after Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont suspended the formal declaration of the Catalonia's independence from Spain.

Oct 11, 2017, 06:39 AM IST

Donald Trump to residents in Irma's path: 'Just get out of its way'

President Donald Trump has urged any US residents still in Hurricane Irma's path to "just get out of its way" and not worry about possessions, as he monitored the powerful storm's advance on Florida from the secluded Camp David presidential retreat.

Sep 10, 2017, 12:44 PM IST
Reshuffle done on basis of performance analysis: Arun Jaitley

Reshuffle done on basis of performance analysis: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley, who retained the finance and corporate affairs portfolio, said the prime minister has laid down "certainly a high standard of accountability in governance".

Sep 03, 2017, 19:33 PM IST
JD(U) downplays Lalu Yadav's flak, says rejig was a non-NDA affair

JD(U) downplays Lalu Yadav's flak, says rejig was a non-NDA affair

"This was a reshuffle, amid the BJP and it is the Prime Minister`s prerogative to handle his Cabinet. It was the BJP`s internal reshuffle and not the NDA`s, so we would not like to comment on it," said Tyagi.

Sep 03, 2017, 15:56 PM IST
Cabinet approves India-Israel Industrial R&D, Innovation fund

Cabinet approves India-Israel Industrial R&D, Innovation fund

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Israel on " India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F)". The MoU was concluded in July this year.

Aug 30, 2017, 20:43 PM IST

Two 'dead wood' IPS officers sacked in Chhattisgarh

The performance of both the DIG-rank officers were reviewed after completion of their 15 years in service and they were found to be unfit to continue, the official said.

Aug 06, 2017, 15:29 PM IST

Donate land for a government job: Meghalaya CM Mukula Sangma

The Meghalaya cabinet has approved a proposal to provide government jobs to people who donate land for various developmental projects, Chief Minister Mukula Sangma has announced.

Aug 03, 2017, 14:09 PM IST
A maverick at home, Japan's Taro Kono set for softer diplomatic approach abroad

A maverick at home, Japan's Taro Kono set for softer diplomatic approach abroad

Taro Kono, 54, is the son of former chief cabinet secretary Yohei Kono, who wrote a landmark 1993 apology to "comfort women" who were forced to work in Japanese wartime military brothels.

 

Aug 03, 2017, 10:50 AM IST
Taro Aso reappointed as Japanese finance minister, new foreign minister named

Taro Aso reappointed as Japanese finance minister, new foreign minister named

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also re-appointed Hiroshige Seko as trade minister, but named Taro Kono to the foreign ministry post and former defence minister Itsunori Onodera to the defence portfolio.

Aug 03, 2017, 10:39 AM IST