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Supreme Court to hear pleas on homosexuality from today; rejects govt's plea to defer it

Supreme Court to hear pleas on homosexuality from today; rejects govt's plea to defer it

The apex court had in 2013 had restored the criminality of the sexual relationship between persons of the same sex, after the Delhi High Court' had decriminalised it in 2009.

Jul 10, 2018, 06:09 AM IST
WhatsApp apprises of steps to curb abuse as Centre points at role in instigating violence

WhatsApp apprises of steps to curb abuse as Centre points at role in instigating violence

A rise in mob-lynching incidents prompted Centre to ask WhatsApp to take immediate steps to prevent the circulation of false information and provocative content.

 

Jul 04, 2018, 23:02 PM IST
NGT raps Ganga Mission for failure to file compliance report

NGT raps Ganga Mission for failure to file compliance report

The National Green Tribunal today rapped the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) for not filing a compliance report on the steps taken by the Centre and the UP and Uttarakhand governments to clean the river Ganga in the stretch between Gomukh and Unnao.

May 15, 2018, 16:24 PM IST
Cauvery water dispute: Centre presents water-sharing draft proposal before Supreme Court

Cauvery water dispute: Centre presents water-sharing draft proposal before Supreme Court

The Centre on Monday presented the draft proposal to the Supreme Court outlining the water-sharing between Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry in the decades-old Cauvery water dispute.

May 14, 2018, 12:53 PM IST
Cauvery water row: Centre seeks 2 more weeks to present water sharing plan

Cauvery water row: Centre seeks 2 more weeks to present water sharing plan

The Supreme Court had earlier set May 3 deadline for the Centre to frame the draft scheme.

May 02, 2018, 12:01 PM IST
Observe Ambedkar Jayanti as 'Protect Constitution Day', say Dalit leaders; ask Centre to restore SC/ST Act by August 15

Observe Ambedkar Jayanti as 'Protect Constitution Day', say Dalit leaders; ask Centre to restore SC/ST Act by August 15

Dalit leaders are also urging the Centre to include the Act in the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution. 

Apr 14, 2018, 08:50 AM IST
South vs North: Not biased against any region, says PM Narendra Modi in Chennai over money sharing row

South vs North: Not biased against any region, says PM Narendra Modi in Chennai over money sharing row

Modi claimed his government has suggested incentives to states that have controlled their population growth, but did not offer any details.

Apr 12, 2018, 14:36 PM IST

Caste, communists, cinema, Cauvery: Why BJP cannot jump easily over the C factors in southern India

The southern states are miles ahead or miles away from most of BJP's pet poll planks: national security, law and order, Hindutva and the fight against corruption.

Apr 10, 2018, 18:38 PM IST
Southern Finance Ministers meet to discuss revenue loss because of Modi government's proposal

Southern Finance Ministers meet to discuss revenue loss because of Modi government's proposal

The southern states feel they are being penalised for successfully implementing the Centre's programmes to control population growth, while at the same time rewarding the northern states for their abject failure on this count.

Apr 10, 2018, 13:44 PM IST
Do terrorists apply for SIM cards? SC asks Centre why Aadhaar should be linked to mobile phones

Do terrorists apply for SIM cards? SC asks Centre why Aadhaar should be linked to mobile phones

The SC said that the government may have "legitimate State interest", but asked how fair would it be to ask 120 crore people to link their Aadhaar with mobile to catch a few.

Apr 06, 2018, 10:03 AM IST
No proposal to scrap Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir: Centre tells Lok Sabha

No proposal to scrap Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir: Centre tells Lok Sabha

Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir gave the statement while replying to a written question from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ashwini Kumar.

Mar 27, 2018, 18:03 PM IST
We need to resist: Siddaramaiah calls for CMs of southern states to oppose Modi government proposal

We need to resist: Siddaramaiah calls for CMs of southern states to oppose Modi government proposal

Concern and unity are growing in the south over the Modi government's proposal to divide Central funds on the basis of 2011 census.

Mar 23, 2018, 11:46 AM IST
Full text of letters MK Stalin wrote to PM Narendra Modi, 10 Chief Ministers warning of unfair financial allocations to states

Full text of letters MK Stalin wrote to PM Narendra Modi, 10 Chief Ministers warning of unfair financial allocations to states

Stalin had warned of grave discontent in the states that would be penalised for successfully controlling their populations.

Mar 21, 2018, 14:14 PM IST
Discontent and unrest: MK Stalin's warning to PM Narendra Modi on money share of states

Discontent and unrest: MK Stalin's warning to PM Narendra Modi on money share of states

Stalin has also written to the Chief Ministers of 10 states that will be affected by the Centre's decision, asking them to oppose the Centre. There isn't a single BJP or NDA CM on this list.

Mar 21, 2018, 13:47 PM IST
Declare birthdays of Vivekananda, Netaji national holidays: Mamata Banerjee

Declare birthdays of Vivekananda, Netaji national holidays: Mamata Banerjee

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Banerjee demanded that January 12 and January 23 should be considered as national holidays.

Jan 20, 2018, 14:51 PM IST
National anthem not mandatory in cinema halls: Supreme Court modifies its earlier order

National anthem not mandatory in cinema halls: Supreme Court modifies its earlier order

The modified order comes after the Centre told the SC that an Inter-Ministerial Committee has been set-up to frame new guidelines on playing the national anthem.

Jan 09, 2018, 13:08 PM IST
Zee News Reality Check: In MP's tribal belt, govt school teachers falter on basic questions

Zee News Reality Check: In MP's tribal belt, govt school teachers falter on basic questions

Teacher at a primary school near Sidhi district fail to answer basic questions like the number of districts in the state and the name of state's governor.

Jan 08, 2018, 23:48 PM IST
Centre changes stand on national anthem in cinema halls

Centre changes stand on national anthem in cinema halls

Final decision will be based on the Inter-Ministerial Committee's recommendations, government tells top court

Jan 08, 2018, 20:23 PM IST
Centre releases Rs 167 cr to 9 states for border development

Centre releases Rs 167 cr to 9 states for border development

The states which will benefit include Rajasthan and Punjab, both having an international border with Pakistan, and West Bengal and Assam, which share a boundary with Bangladesh. 

Dec 27, 2017, 00:02 AM IST
Triple talaq bill to be tabled in Parliament next week: Ananth Kumar

Triple talaq bill to be tabled in Parliament next week: Ananth Kumar

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 criminalises instant triple talaq and imposes a prison term of up to three years on husbands who violate the law.

Dec 22, 2017, 06:21 AM IST

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