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Activists condemn govt's decision to make triple talaq penal offence, call it 'politicised move'
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:43:53 GMT)

Modi govt treating triple talaq issue like a 'political football': Congress
Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the government has not acceded to the Congress request for making a provision for attaching the property of those not providing compensation to the affected women and children after giving them divorce. He said instant triple talaq was "an illegal, unconstitutional and inhuman practice" that was quashed by the Supreme Court.
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:23:17 GMT)

Modi govt treating triple talaq issue like a 'political football': Congress
Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the government has not acceded to the Congress request for making a provision for attaching the property of those not providing compensation to the affected women and children after giving them divorce.
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:19:58 GMT)

Assam NRC: Supreme Court orders resumption of filing of claims and objections by those left out
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered resumption of filing of claims and objections by around 40 lakh people who were left out in the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) of Assam. The bench said the process of receiving claims and objections by the people who have been left out will commence on September 25 and remain open for the next 60 days.
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:10:24 GMT)

UP ATS arrests BSF jawan on charge of sharing info with ISI
Achutanand Misra was "honey-trapped" into sharing information about unit operational details, police academy and training centre by a woman who claimed to be a defence reporter, the DGP said. Misra was interrogated by ATS and BSF officials for two days in Noida near Delhi and, prima facie, there is enough evidence to prove that he has committed crime under the Official Secrets Act, Singh said.
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:31:15 GMT)

Pakistan troops slit BSF jawan's throat; high alert sounded along border
The brutal and "unprecedented" incident that took place in the Ramgarh sector on Tuesday has prompted the security forces to issue a "high alert" across the entire IB and the Line of Control (LoC) even as the Border Security Force has lodged a strong complaint with its counterparts -- the Pakistan Rangers.
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:18:19 GMT)

Triple talaq ordinance a huge step towards women empowerment: BJP
Taking a dig at the Congress, BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra said Kapil Sibal, a leader of the opposition party, defended this practice in the Supreme Court.
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:17:13 GMT)

No formal communication with India on Kartarpur Sahib corridor: Pakistan
Pakistan on Wednesday said that there was no communication with India on the Kartarpur Sahib corridor. Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu had earlier claimed that Pakistan wanted to open the Kartarpur passage to facilitate the visit of Sikhs.
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:00:04 GMT)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds talks with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani
India has always been favouring an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process to bring peace and stability in that country. India has also been actively involved in reconstruction efforts in war-ravaged Afghanistan. Since 2002, India has committed $2 billion for the socio-economic development of the country.
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 08:45:18 GMT)

It was just a hug, and not a Rafale deal: Navjot Singh Sidhu
Asserting that his hug to Pakistan's army chief has been blown out of proportion, Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu targeted the BJP on Wednesday saying it was just a "jaffi" (hug) and "not a Rafale deal". The cricketer-turned-politician's Congress party has been attacking the BJP-led government at the Centre over the Rafale fighter jet deal and alleged a scam worth several crore rupees in the matter.
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 08:40:19 GMT)

Supreme Court summons Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari for breaking lock of sealed premise
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 08:22:14 GMT)

PM Modi to lay foundation stone of world-class convention centre tomorrow
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 08:07:33 GMT)

Cong leaders meet CAG on Rafale deal, demand early report on 'irregularities' in it
"We have given a detailed memorandum along with enclosures on the irregularities and acts of omission and commission by the Government in the fighter jet deal. We expect the CAG will prepare a report soon and present it before Parliament," senior Congress leader Anand Sharma told reporters after meeting the CAG.
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:34:52 GMT)

Attack on Congress workers in Chhattisgarh is political persecution: Rahul Gandhi
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:20:23 GMT)

Where PM Narendra Modi keeps his crores
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has disclosed cash in hand of Rs 48,944, dropping by a significant 67% from around 1,50,000 rupees in the previous year, and a bank balance of Rs 11.3 lakh in a State Bank of India branch in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:51:41 GMT)

Indians more upbeat about future than Americans
Ten years after the 2008 financial crisis, most major economies have recovered and the public mood has improved. However, despite the recovery, a Pew Research Centre survey found people in Western countries think the coming generations will be worse off than their parents. But Indians disagree, reflecting confidence in the economy and the outlook for the future…
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:49:48 GMT)

Union Cabinet approves ordinance on triple talaq
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the ordinance on triple talaq on Wednesday making it an punishable offence. The government had earlier failed to pass it through both houses of Parliament. The move is being viewed as a big win for the rights of Muslim women.
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:31:43 GMT)

Babul Supriyo threatens to break man's leg at event for differently-abled
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 03:42:30 GMT)

How a ward full of new moms saved this abandoned baby
On August 15, he was found in a Chennai gutter, wailing, his umbilical cord wound round his neck. If he is alive today, it’s because of the unusual generosity of lactating mothers who donated their milk for the abandoned baby.
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 03:39:11 GMT)

UK properties raided over ‘extremist activity’ in India
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:11:27 GMT)

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