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Modi's 'muscular' and 'militaristic' ways failed to end militancy in Kashmir, says Chidambaram

Modi's 'muscular' and 'militaristic' ways failed to end militancy in Kashmir, says Chidambaram

On December 31, 2017, five CRPF jawans were killed when heavily armed terrorists had launched a pre-dawn attack on a CRPF camp in Pulwama district.

Jan 07, 2018, 14:05 PM IST
If polity supports, will resolve judges' appointment issue:  Ravi Shankar Prasad

If polity supports, will resolve judges' appointment issue: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Taking exception to the apex court holding National Judicial Appointments Commission "unconstitutional", Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said he is willing to "find a way out".

Jan 04, 2018, 22:35 PM IST
Congress only opposed to criminalisation part of triple talaq bill: Kapil Sibal

Congress only opposed to criminalisation part of triple talaq bill: Kapil Sibal

The triple talaq bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on December 28, 2017.

Jan 04, 2018, 00:28 AM IST
Centre using triple talaq bill for own benefit, says Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind leader Maulana Mehmood Madani

Centre using triple talaq bill for own benefit, says Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind leader Maulana Mehmood Madani

The triple talaq bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on December 28, 2017.

Jan 04, 2018, 00:09 AM IST
Triple talaq bill: Govt hopes for consensus in Rajya Sabha, Congress has reservations

Triple talaq bill: Govt hopes for consensus in Rajya Sabha, Congress has reservations

The government on Tuesday said it is in talks with the Congress for ensuring smooth passage of the triple talaq Bill in the Rajya Sabha.

Jan 02, 2018, 16:57 PM IST
Parliament shouldn't be platform for scoring brownie points: Venkaiah Naidu

Parliament shouldn't be platform for scoring brownie points: Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President on Saturday said parliament should not become a platform for scoring political brownie points.

Dec 31, 2017, 00:59 AM IST
Lok Sabha passes bill extending deadline for protection of unauthorised Delhi colonies

Lok Sabha passes bill extending deadline for protection of unauthorised Delhi colonies

A bill to extend the deadline of a law to protect slums and unauthorised colonies in the national capital till 2020 was passed by the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Dec 27, 2017, 23:33 PM IST
Muslim woman from Hyderabad, allegedly divorced by Omani husband over phone, seeks govt help

Muslim woman from Hyderabad, allegedly divorced by Omani husband over phone, seeks govt help

A woman from Hyderabad was allegedly divorced by her Omani husband over a phone call.

Dec 26, 2017, 23:09 PM IST
Watch: PM Narendra Modi takes a ride on Delhi Metro's Magenta Line

Watch: PM Narendra Modi takes a ride on Delhi Metro's Magenta Line

PM Modi on Monday advocated the use of public transport to save on fuel and costs associated with the import of petroleum.

Dec 25, 2017, 16:02 PM IST
Parliamentary party will decide on triple talaq bill: Congress

Parliamentary party will decide on triple talaq bill: Congress

Congress on Sunday said that its parliamentary party will decide on instant divorce among Muslims.

Dec 25, 2017, 00:45 AM IST
AIMPLB cries conspiracy, to request PM Modi to withdraw instant triple talaq bill

AIMPLB cries conspiracy, to request PM Modi to withdraw instant triple talaq bill

The Union Cabinet had on December 15, 2017, cleared the Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill.

Dec 24, 2017, 17:49 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu anguished over absence of ministers

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu anguished over absence of ministers

Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday expressed displeasure at ministers not making it to the House in time for laying the papers listed against their names.

Dec 20, 2017, 17:40 PM IST
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