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President gives assent to Triple Talaq Bill

President gives assent to Triple Talaq Bill

1st August 2019 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to the Triple Talaq Bill passed by Parliament, turning it into a law which makes the practice of instant divorce among Muslims a punishable offence, a government notification said. The gazette notification, published on Wednesday, says the president has given assentRead More

Assembly Elections to be conducted later this year: Amit Shah

Assembly Elections to be conducted later this year: Amit Shah

28th June 2019 at 5:39 pm Comments are Disabled

Home Minister Amit Shah Friday moved a statutory resolution in the Lok Sabha to extend President’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months. Moving the resolution, he said since the state assembly has been dissolved and the Election Commission has decided to hold fresh elections inRead More

Bengal Doctors’ Strike Worsens, 9-To-9 Shutdown At Government Hospitals

Bengal Doctors’ Strike Worsens, 9-To-9 Shutdown At Government Hospitals

12th June 2019 at 1:53 pm Comments are Disabled

Bengal Doctors Protest: Emergency departments would remain open but the services are likely to be affected because the attendance of doctors would be low. KOLKATA: Health services in Bengal may be headed for a shutdown today as senior doctors at state-run hospitals join a protest called by the junior doctorsRead More

Free Journalist Jailed For “Defaming” Yogi Adityanath: Supreme Court

Free Journalist Jailed For “Defaming” Yogi Adityanath: Supreme Court

11th June 2019 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

The Supreme Court was hearing a petition by Prashant Kanojia’s wife, challenging his arrest by the Uttar Pradesh. NEW DELHI: Journalist Prashant Kanojia, who was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police for “defaming” Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, must immediately be released, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday. The right toRead More

In Tirupati, PM Modi Promises “All Cooperation” To Jagan Reddy’s Andhra

In Tirupati, PM Modi Promises “All Cooperation” To Jagan Reddy’s Andhra

10th June 2019 at 1:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who earlier also visited the Guruvayur temple in Kerala, also wished Andhra Pradesh success under Chief Minister Jagan Reddy, and said he wanted to prove the BJP’s objective was to “serve the people” TIRUPATI, ANDHRA PRADESH: Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised “all cooperation from the CentreRead More

Government’s Big Change As Southern States Protest Hindi-In-Schools Plan

Government’s Big Change As Southern States Protest Hindi-In-Schools Plan

3rd June 2019 at 1:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Draft National Education Policy 2019: The old version had said Hindi and English would continue to be among the three languages students would study in schools, be it in Hindi or non-Hindi states NEW DELHI: The government has revised its draft education policy after an outcry over a three-language planRead More

Amit Shah takes charge as union Home Minister

Amit Shah takes charge as union Home Minister

1st June 2019 at 1:33 pm Comments are Disabled

NEW DELHI: BJP President Amit Shah Saturday took charge as the Union Home Minister, two days after he was sworn-in following a landslide victory of the saffron party-led NDA. Shah was received at the North Block office of the home ministry by Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba and other seniorRead More

Narendra Modi’s Man Friday Amit Shah Gets Home Ministry in New Cabinet

Narendra Modi’s Man Friday Amit Shah Gets Home Ministry in New Cabinet

31st May 2019 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Shah, who has been Narendra Modi’s most trusted lieutenant since the 1980s when both started their political careers in Gujarat, made a grand entry in the prime minister’s group of ministers 2.0. New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah will be the Home Minister in the newly constituted Cabinet under PMRead More

No Quota Benefits for EWS Students Enrolled in PG Medical Courses in Maharashtra, Says SC

No Quota Benefits for EWS Students Enrolled in PG Medical Courses in Maharashtra, Says SC

30th May 2019 at 1:15 pm Comments are Disabled

On May 20, state governor had signed an ordinance to provide quota to candidates from the Maratha community seeking admission to post-graduate medical and dental courses. New Delhi: In a setback for the Maharashtra government, the Supreme Court on Thursday struck down its notifications to protect the admissions of studentsRead More

In “Factcheck”, Trinamool Says Mass Switch To BJP Happened “At Gunpoint”

In “Factcheck”, Trinamool Says Mass Switch To BJP Happened “At Gunpoint”

29th May 2019 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

The mass switching to the BJP comes weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Mamata Banerjee that 40 legislators from the Trinamool Congress were in contact with the BJP and would soon change camp. KOLKATA: Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress gave the BJP a “factcheck” this morning after a large numberRead More