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Rajya Sabha passes Unlawful Activities Prevention Amendment Bill (UAPA)

Rajya Sabha passes Unlawful Activities Prevention Amendment Bill (UAPA)

Agencies Rajya Sabha on Friday has passed Unlawful Activities Prevention Amendment Bill (UAPA), following the discussion that took place in the Upper house. Union Home Minister Amit Shah defended the bill and said, “Chidambaram Ji asked why to name an individual as a militant when the organization they are affiliated to is already banned. It […]

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Any discussion on Kashmir, will only be with Pakistan, bilaterally: Jaishankar

Any discussion on Kashmir, will only be with Pakistan, bilaterally: Jaishankar

Agencies Bangkok: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday made it clear to his American counterpart Mike Pompeo that any discussion on Kashmir, if at all warranted, will only be with Pakistan and only bilaterally, days after US President Donald Trump offered to mediate on the vexed issue. Jaishankar is in the Thailand capital to attend […]

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President gives assent to triple talaq bill

President gives assent to triple talaq bill

Agencies New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to the triple talaq bill passed by Parliament, making it a law, a government notification said. The bill, which prescribes up to three years imprisonment for Muslim men giving instant triple talaq to their wives, was passed by Parliament on Tuesday. Parliament approved the bill that […]

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Husband kills wife in UP

Husband kills wife in UP

Balrampur : A 32-year-old woman was strangulated to death allegedly by her husband in Balrampur district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Wednesday. According to the police, Haqiqul took his wife Razia to agricultural fields in Kohla village in the Harriya police station area of the district on Tuesday and killed her. After the body […]

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Law Minister RS Prasad moves Triple Talaq bill in RS

Law Minister RS Prasad moves Triple Talaq bill in RS

NEW DELHI : Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday moved the triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha, saying it has been brought to ensure justice for Muslim women and should not be seen through a political prism. Urging members to approve ‘The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019’, he said the […]

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Home Minister Amit Shah to hold meeting on J&K today

Home Minister Amit Shah to hold meeting on J&K today

Agencies Home Minister of India Amit Shah will hold a meeting on Jammu and Kashmir with other senior BJP leaders on Tuesday. BJP Working President, JP Nadda, General Secretary BL Santosh, J&K BJP President Ravinder Rana and former J&K Deputy CM Kavinder Gupta will attend the meeting, ANI reported. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also […]

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15-Year-Old Muslim Boy Set On Fire In UP’s Chandauli For Refusing To Chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’

15-Year-Old Muslim Boy Set On Fire In UP’s Chandauli For Refusing To Chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’

Agencies A 15-year-old Muslim boy was set on fire by four people in Chandauli district when the boy refused to chant “Jai Shri Ram”. The incident took place on Sunday night and the boy has been admitted in Kabir Chaura hospital in Varanasi. The condition of the boy with 60 per cent burns is said […]

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Shah and his team of 16 working on Kashmir, NRC

Shah and his team of 16 working on Kashmir, NRC

Agencies New Delhi : Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the Prime Minister’s most trusted lieutenant in Modi 2.0, is learnt to be focusing on vital aspects of national security with 16 key bureaucrats to fix the structural crises — the insurgency in Kashmir, the NRC, and the situation in Northeast and Maoist-affected areas. With the […]

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Three of family commit suicide in Delhi

Three of family commit suicide in Delhi

New Delhi: Three members of a family, including a couple, allegedly committed suicide inside their flat located in IIT-Delhi campus, police said on Friday. Gulshan Das, wife Sunita and his mother Kamta were found hanging from the ceiling fans in three rooms of the flat, said a police officer. According to a senior police officer, […]

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President Kovind pays tribute to Kargil War soldiers at Srinagar

President Kovind pays tribute to Kargil War soldiers at Srinagar

Agencies President Ram Nath Kovind Friday paid tribute to the fallen soldiers on the 20th anniversary of the Kargil war by laying a wreath at the war memorial at the Army’s 15 Corps headquarters in Kashmir’s Badami Bagh cantonment, officials said. The President was scheduled to take part in the function at Drass War memorial […]

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