Arun Jaitley criticises Congress over Triple Talaq Bill

NEW DELHI, February 8: Criticising Congress for promising to withdraw Triple Talaq Bill, Union Minister Arun Jaitley Friday said that incidents like the Bareilly “Nikah-Halala”, which shook conscience of people, ought to be made unconstitutional. According to reports, a woman,…

VVIP Chopper Case: Christian Michel moves Delhi Court seeking bail

NEW DELHI, February 8: Christian Michel, arrested in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case, moved a Delhi court Friday seeking bail in cases by the CBI and the ED, saying the chargesheet against him was not filed within the stipulated time…

Most of the Gandhi family out on bail, says PM Modi In Chhattisgarh

RAIPUR, February 8: In his maiden public rally after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost power in Chhattisgarh last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said top Congress leaders are embroiled in legal tangles. “Most members of the (Gandhi) family…

Ahead of polls, PM to launch railway projects with ‘Make in India’ focus

NEW DELHI, February 7: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch at least three new railway projects in the coming weeks, which were accomplished during the tenure of the present government highlighting the theme of ‘Make in India’, just before the…

Centre takes action against West Bengal IPS officers

New Delhi, February 7: In trouble for five more IPS officers from West Bengal cadre, the Centre has decided to strip them of their medals and debar them from being empanelled for Central deputation, a senior government official said on…

Governor Malik’s remarks about Mehbooba, PDP draw sharp reactions

New Delhi, February 7: Governor Satya Pal Malik has stirred a controversy by making certain political remarks against former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and her party the PDP, which he said was “breaking up” and her (Mehbooba’s) statements should not…

‘Will scrap triple talaq law if we come to power’, says Congress; BJP hits back

New Delhi, February 7: The Congress on Thursday said that it will abolish the triple talaq law if it comes to power after 2019 polls. The triple talaq law criminalises the Muslim practice of instant divorce. “The Congress party stood…

Sonia Gandhi appreciates Gadkari’s performance

New Delhi, February 7: UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi Thursday led the Congress in Lok Sabha in appreciating Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari for the “wonderful” work he has been doing in improving the country’s infrastructure. During the Question Hour, the…

65,000 km highways to be constructed by 2022: Gadkari

New Delhi, February 7: Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday that 65,000 km of highways will be constructed across the country at a cost of over Rs 5.35 lakh crore by 2022. Speaking in Lok Sabha, the minister…

Robert Vadra appears before ED for questioning

NEW DELHI, February 6: Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress leader Sonia Gandhi, on Wednesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering probe case relating to alleged possession of illegal foreign assets. Vadra’s wife Priyanka Gandhi…