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Cyclone Ockhi: Rahul Gandhi writes to PM Modi, requests financial assistance for fishermen

Cyclone Ockhi: Rahul Gandhi writes to PM Modi, requests financial assistance for fishermen

Cyclone Ockhi lashed the coastal areas on November 29-30, 2017.

Dec 17, 2017, 23:22 PM IST
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar backs law against instant triple talaq

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar backs law against instant triple talaq

On a day the Union Cabinet cleared a bill seeking to criminalise instant triple talaq among Muslims, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Friday backed the central government stand. 

Dec 16, 2017, 00:08 AM IST
 Asaduddin Owaisi opposes bill seeking to criminalise instant triple talaq, says law will affect social cohesion

Asaduddin Owaisi opposes bill seeking to criminalise instant triple talaq, says law will affect social cohesion

A bill seeking to criminalise instant triple talaq among Muslims was cleared by the Union Cabinet on Friday.

Dec 15, 2017, 23:51 PM IST
Bill to make instant triple talaq punishable offence gets Union Cabinet approval: Top developments

Bill to make instant triple talaq punishable offence gets Union Cabinet approval: Top developments

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 has got the Cabinet nod.

Dec 15, 2017, 23:35 PM IST
Winter Session: Unfazed by Opposition attack, PM Modi asks BJP, allies to push government's agenda in Parliament

Winter Session: Unfazed by Opposition attack, PM Modi asks BJP, allies to push government's agenda in Parliament

The Winter Session of Rajya Sabha began on a stormy note on Friday.

Dec 15, 2017, 21:01 PM IST
Bill to replace Medical Council of India approved by Union Cabinet

Bill to replace Medical Council of India approved by Union Cabinet

NMC will take over all roles and responsibilities of the MCI.

Dec 15, 2017, 18:51 PM IST
AIMWPLB welcomes draft legislation banning instant triple talaq, says Modi govt cares for rights of Muslim women

AIMWPLB welcomes draft legislation banning instant triple talaq, says Modi govt cares for rights of Muslim women

Supreme Court in August 2017 by a majority of 3:2 had ruled that the practice of divorce through triple talaq among Muslims was "void", "illegal" and "unconstitutional".

Dec 15, 2017, 16:46 PM IST
Bills on Triple Talaq, transgender rights listed for Winter Session of Parliament

Bills on Triple Talaq, transgender rights listed for Winter Session of Parliament

A bill to provide Muslim women the right to seek maintenance from the ex-spouse after divorce, among other proposed legislations, are listed for taking up during Parliament's Winter Session starting on Friday.

Dec 14, 2017, 00:47 AM IST

Parrikar says Rafale deal gives India edge over Pak, slams Antony for delay

Manohar Parrikar on Saturday accused former Defence Minister AK Antony of creating a "logjam" over the Rafale fighter jet deal.

Dec 10, 2017, 00:48 AM IST
Falsehood is the hallmark of Modi government: Arun Shourie

Falsehood is the hallmark of Modi government: Arun Shourie

Arun Shourie on Sunday alleged that "falsehood" was the "hallmark" of the Narendra Modi government.

Nov 26, 2017, 21:02 PM IST

Demonetisation drive was meant to cleanse the system: Hasmukh Adhia

The government's demonetisation drive was meant to cleanse the system and do away with black money, Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said here on Saturday.

Nov 25, 2017, 18:39 PM IST
Policy tweak to ensure normalcy in Kashmir: Arun Jaitley

Policy tweak to ensure normalcy in Kashmir: Arun Jaitley

Any policy tweak on Kashmir is to ensure normalcy in the state, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday.

Nov 22, 2017, 18:48 PM IST
Parliament's winter session to be a regular one, says Arun Jaitley

Parliament's winter session to be a regular one, says Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday that Parliament's winter session will not overlap with the Gujarat Assembly election dates.

Nov 22, 2017, 18:43 PM IST
Govt mulling convening Winter Session from December 15: Report

Govt mulling convening Winter Session from December 15: Report

The Centre is contemplating convening the Winter Session of Parliament from December 15, government functionaries said on Wednesday.

Nov 22, 2017, 17:52 PM IST
Shashi Tharoor uses Miss World's surname 'Chhillar' to attack govt over demonetisation, draws NCW ire

Shashi Tharoor uses Miss World's surname 'Chhillar' to attack govt over demonetisation, draws NCW ire

Manushi Chhillar on Saturday won the coveted Miss World 2017 crown at a grand event in China.

Nov 19, 2017, 21:44 PM IST
Companies have to ensure GST rate cut benefit reaches common man: Finance Secretary

Companies have to ensure GST rate cut benefit reaches common man: Finance Secretary

FMCG firms and big corporates will have to ensure that retailers pass on the benefit of GST rate cut to consumers, Hasmukh Adhia said on Saturday.

Nov 18, 2017, 23:48 PM IST
 PM Narendra Modi behind amendments in Goods and Services Tax rates: Rajnath Singh

PM Narendra Modi behind amendments in Goods and Services Tax rates: Rajnath Singh

On November 10, tax rates on over 200 items, were cut to provide relief to consumers and businesses.

Nov 12, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
Alphons elected to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan

Alphons elected to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan

KJ Alphons was on Thursday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha.

Nov 09, 2017, 21:41 PM IST
Welfare schemes not effectively formulated despite spending thousands of crores: SC

Welfare schemes not effectively formulated despite spending thousands of crores: SC

SC on Wednesday asked the Centre as to why it has formulated welfare schemes when these were not effectively implemented.

Nov 08, 2017, 23:28 PM IST
Centre's special representative on Kashmir meets youth groups as big names stay away

Centre's special representative on Kashmir meets youth groups as big names stay away

Dineshwar Sharma is Centre's special representative on Kashmir. 

Nov 07, 2017, 19:39 PM IST