Triple talaq petitioner Shayara Bano on Tuesday said that the historical decision by the Supreme Court to strike down triple talaq was a welcome move, and that it is a happy moment for all Muslim women in India.”This is a historic day in India,” she told ANI.”A lot of people agree and disagree. In the Muslim society, they do not want to bring any law.Read More
All 43 MLAs of Gujarat Congress will meet Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in Delhi today.These legislators recently presented a united stand during the Rajya Sabha elections in the state.Earlier as many as 44 MLAs of the party were transported to Bengaluru before the Rajya Sabha elections as the Congress feared they could defect towards the BJP even as it accused the saffron party of horse-trading.Read More
Judicial Magistrate Nitesh Gupta, son of Meghalaya High Court sitting judge, on Monday was terminated from his services by the Delhi High Court.
Gupta was going to be elevated as the Metropolitan Magistrate at the Tis Hazari Court, but it was found that there is a transaction of Rs. 5 crore in his account and he was unable to explain the source.
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new Metro Rail Policy that seeks to enable realization of growing metro rail aspirations of a large number of cities, but in a responsible manner.The policy opens a big window for private investments across a range of metro operations making PPP component mandatory for availing central assistance for new metro projects.Read More
The Union Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval for a Memorandum of Understanding signed between India and various BRICs countries for the establishment of a BRICS Agriculture Research Platform .It may be recalled that during the 7th BRICS Summit held on July 9, 2015 at Ufa in Russia, PM Narendra Modi had proposed to establish BRICS Agriculture Research Centre which will be a gift to the entire world.Read More
New Delhi :Unitech promoter Sanjay Chandra has moved the Supreme Court seeking bail for three months in a case of fraud relating to a Gurgaon-based real estate project.Chandra claimed before the apex court division bench that he wanted to pay the money to the company’s investors who were not given flats at the right time.Read More
Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assertion that separatism will be defeated by embracing Kashmiris and not by abuses or bullets, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday said that to implement this idea, we need to remove Article 370 from the Indian Constitution.The article further asserted that if violence continues in the country in the name of faith, then not even the Muslims, but the Hindus will also become insecure.Read More
Indian embassies in different parts of the world on Tuesday celebrated India’s 71st Independence Day.Hundreds of Indians abroad on August 15 got together to hoist with the tricolour fluttering high and the national anthem reverberating at premises of the Indian Embassies in their nation.Read More
On the occasion of Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day, sweets were exchanged at Wagah-Attari border on Monday.Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa commenced the Independence Day proceedings by hoisting the largest national flag in the history of Pakistan.The flag was hoisted on a 400-feet pole and the size of the flag is 120 feet by 80 feet, making highest one in South Asia and the eight highest in the world.Read More
UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Monday said that the BJP government in the state is taking all needed steps to ensure that Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital episode is never repeated again.Sixty children have died in BRD Hospital in five days – from August 7 to August 11- allegedly due to the unavailability of liquid oxygen cylinders.Read More