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Muslim bodies fear push for uniform civil code

New law should be within court guidelines: MES

2,855 villages in U.P. under water

10 more dead; toll mounts to 82

Sense of vindication for activists

Arif Mohammad Khan says it won't take 30 years for change to reflect on ground

United against triple talaq, divided on legal points

While Chief Justice wanted to invoke Article 142 and seek legislation to end the practice, the majority verdict set it aside as 'manifestly arbitrary'

Call of conscience may have cascading effect: CJI

Advises 'absolute restraint' while hearing matters of faith

Salary hike for college, varsity teachers

Proposal is ready to go to the Cabinet

No plan to alter Nehru museum, says MP Karan Singh

There will be no tinkering with the original structure of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library , the annual general body meeting chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh decided on Tuesday. Impor...

Purohit bail will have no bearing on trial

'Chances of swaying witnesses remote'

Disturbed by SC order: AIMPLB

Say it will have huge ramifications

Delivering clay Ganeshas to devotee's doorstep

Only to those who place an order today, says Collector

'Doklam stalemate may continue'

The stalemate at Doklam is likely to continue till the BRICS summit early next month, Defence Ministry officials believe.Though there may not be any talks on the standoff, there is likely to be some ...

Indian IS recruiter Armar's death not yet verified

Indian recruiter for IS reportedly died in a suicide attack on the SDF in Raqqa

CBI files charge sheet against Shahabuddin

The CBI on Tuesday filed a supplementary charge sheet against RJD leader Mohammad Shahabuddin over his alleged involvement in the criminal conspiracy and murder of journalist Rajdeo Ranjan in Bihar la...

Hindi is not and cannot be the national language: Siddaramiah

'BJP is communal and is destroying the country's secular fabric; that is what we are fighting against

Policemen need tips on good manners: SHRC

SPC urged to make training on manners imperative

Gorakhpur hospital deaths: Probe panel submits report to U.P. govt

The high-power committee probing the Gorakhpur hospital tragedy on Tuesday submitted its report to the Uttar Pradesh government.The committee, headed by chief secretary Rajive Kumar, submitted the re...

CM, OPS to share dais at MGR centenary celebration

First public event since the merger of two AIADMK factions

A historic day for Muslim women: Shayara Bano on triple talaq verdict

For Shayara Bano, the original petitioner in the triple talaq case, the Supreme Court's verdict setting aside the unilateral practice was nothing short of a personal triumph.I have felt the pain of ...

Literacy programme for tribespeople in Wayanad

Target will be nearly 18,000 illiterate tribespeople in 4,000 hamlets

Collector assures appropriate arrangements for Mahapushkaram

In response to a plea filed by Swami Govinda Ramanuja Dasa

Post triple talaq verdict, activists urge SC to act on Section 377, marital rape

As the Supreme Court on Tuesday banned instant triple talaq, activists urged the apex court to also take steps to decriminalise homosexuality and penalise marital rape.The triple talaaq verdict shoul...

Top 10 stories of the day - August 22, 2017

42 civilians die in U.S.-led strike in Syria; Centre not in favour of TN's NEET ordinance; 'no' relief to Karti Chidambaram in INX case

Keep the sea clean, says Minister

'Alarming presence of plastic waste off Vizhinjam and Shanghumughom coasts'

24 kg of hashish seized, one nabbed

THOOTHUKUDI Customs Preventive Division sleuths here on Tuesday busted a drug trafficking ring and seized 24 kg of hashish, an extract of the cannabis plant.The seized narcotic substance is valued at ...

Local bodies stripped of power to permit liquor shops

Assembly passes Bills amid Opposition boycott

Profit-making ITI unit in crisis

Centre diverting its revenue to shore up other loss-making ITI units

South India's first KVIC franchisee outlet at Thiruvalla

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission will be opening its first franchisee outlet in south India in Thiruvalla on Thursday.A statement issued by the KVIC here on Monday said cricketer S. ...

SC asks T.N. to start counselling for medical seats based on NEET merit list

Centre not in favour of ordinance to exempt Tamil Nadu from NEET this year

Rabri alleges denial of opposition leader status to her

RJD leader Rabri Devi on Tuesday attacked the new JD-BJP government in Bihar for denying her the status of leader of opposition in the legislative council under the cover of rules' that RJD does n...

Appointment of new ministers would lead TN growth: CII

The Tamil Nadu chapter of the Confederation of Indian Industry has termed the induction of new ministers, including Deputy Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam, would strengthen the development and l...

Militant killed in Handwara encounter

A militant was killed on Tuesday in an encounter with security forces in Handwara area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, an Army official said.Security forces launched a cordon and search operation...

INX case: HC declines relief to Karti, nod to move Delhi court

The Madras High Court today refrained from granting any relief to former Union minister P. Chidambaram's son Karti, who sought quashing of the FIR filed by the CBI and its subsequent summonses in the ...

Mamata calls Darjeeling hills political parties for talks on August 29

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday called political parties in the Darjeeling hills for talks to restore normality.Ms. Banerjee told journalists that she received a letter from the ...

Waterway development to be completed by 2020

THIRUVANANTHAPURAMhe development of the entire Kovalam-Kollam-Kottapuram-Kasaragod waterway is expected to be completed and made navigable by 2020, the Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan has said. It i...

Shahabuddin charge-sheeted in journalist murder case

Rajdeo Ranjan was gunned down on May 13 last year and his wife had accused the former RJD MP of having a role in the killing.

Farmers seek implementation of M.S. Swaminathan report

A number of farmers led by Karnataka Prantha Raitha Sangha took to the streets of Kolar on Tuesday in support of many demands, including implementation of the M.S. Swaminathan report recommenda...

Government ready to prove majority in Assembly, says AIADMK leader

The present government will continue its excellent performance and remain in office for the next four years,' asserts R. Vaithilingam, party organising secretary and Rajya Sabha member

PM terms 'talaq' verdict historic; Congress hails order

''We, the Muslim women, are entitled to justice from the courts as well as the legislature,'' says Zakia Soman, co-founder of Indian Muslim Women's Movement.

Demand for separate Lingayat religion reiterated

Heads of various mutts and prominent leaders of the community in attendance at a mega rally in Belagavi

AIMPLB calls for executive meet to deliberate on triple talaq judgment

AIMPLB says it would take a serious view' of the judgment and issue a reaction after detailed internal discussion.

Mid-term holidays may be advanced in Mysuru dt. for Dasara

Students and teachers of schools in Mysuru can look forward to having their mid-term holidays advanced in view of the Dasara festivities.Though the Department of Public Instruction has schedule...

SC verdict on triple talaq: reactions

In a majority 3:2 judgment, a five-judge Bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside talaq-e-biddat or instant and irrevocable talaq as a "manifestly arbitrary" practice, which is not protected by...

Banking services hit in Bengaluru

Operations in public sector banks across the city were affected on Tuesday in the wake of a strike called by the United Forum of Bank Unions against the government's plans to merge several banks. The ...

Day after merger, 19 pro-Dhinakaran MLAs withdraw support to Edappadi Palaniswami

The rebel MLAs called on the Governor at Raj Bhavan and submitted individual letters.

Dharmasthala SHGs have hidden communal agenda, alleges MLA

B.R. Patil, MLA of Aland, has alleged that Dharmasthala Manjunathaswamy Mahila Swasahaya Sangha , the women self-help groups functioning as part of Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala Rural Deve...

Governor should ask AIADMK government to prove its majority in TN Assembly, says Stalin

19 pro-Dhinakaran MLAs meet Governor and submit letters withdrawing support to Chief Minister Palaniswami.

Supreme Court sets aside instant 'talaq'

In a majority 3:2 judgment, a five-judge Bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday sets aside 'talaq-e-biddat' or instant and irrevocable 'talaq' as a "manifestly arbitrary" practice.

Live: Political parties welcome Supreme Court's verdict on 'unconstitutional' triple talaq

In a 3:2 majority judgment, the Bench set aside talaq-e-biddat or instant talaq, the practice of Muslim men divorcing their wives by uttering talaq thrice consecutively.

Power Secretary says no fresh query from DRI or ED on Adani case

As Congress general secretary Ajay Maken the Congress led UPA government had initiated an inquiry on February 5 2013 into the practice of over-invoicing on import of machinery by subsidiary of Adani enterprises Ltd.

Supreme Court sets aside 'instant talaq'

In a majority 3:2 judgment, a five-judge Bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside talaq-e-biddat or instant and irrevocable talaq as a "manifestly arbitrary" practice, which is not protected by...