Triple talaq bill in RS today;  Cong, others set to oppose itTop Stories

Triple talaq bill in RS today; Cong, others set to oppose it

New Delhi, December 30: The contentious triple talaq bill seeking to criminalise the practice of instant divorce among Muslims is set to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha Monday, even as the Congress has said it will not allow its…

No blanket powers to 10 agencies to intercept  information from any computer: MHATop Stories

No blanket powers to 10 agencies to intercept information from any computer: MHA

New Dehi, December 30: The central government has not given “blanket power” to any agency to intercept information from any computer and they have to strictly adhere to the existing rules and stick to the book while carrying out such…

17 days on, Navy, NDRF divers fail to reach Meghalaya mine’s bottomTop Stories

17 days on, Navy, NDRF divers fail to reach Meghalaya mine’s bottom

LUMTHARI, December 30: The multi-agency operation launched on Sunday to rescue the 15 miners trapped in a 370-foot-deep coal mine did not yield much results as the divers from the Indian Navy and NDRF could not reach the bottom of…

Year Ender: Nagaland 2018: False promises and unfulfilled aspirationsTop Stories

Year Ender: Nagaland 2018: False promises and unfulfilled aspirations

Kohima, December 30: The year 2018 began with great excitement and hope as campaigning to the February 27 State general election was just picking up despite call for deferment of the polls. The year is drawing close again with great…

Christian Michel named ‘Mrs Gandhi’, ‘son of the Italian lady’: ED to CourtTop Stories

Christian Michel named ‘Mrs Gandhi’, ‘son of the Italian lady’: ED to Court

New Delhi, December 29: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Saturday told a Delhi Court that during the interrogation of Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case, “Mrs Gandhi’s name came up” and before a follow up question,…

PM attacks Cong on loan waiver promises, calls them lollipopsTop Stories

PM attacks Cong on loan waiver promises, calls them lollipops

Ghazipur (UP), December29: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday accused the Congress of misleading farmers on loan waiver promises, calling them lollipops. On a day’s visit to the Purvanchal region, his second trip to Uttar Pradesh this month, Modi claimed the…

Efforts on to trace 15 trapped Meghalaya miners; Navy divers, firefighters join NDRF teamTop Stories

Efforts on to trace 15 trapped Meghalaya miners; Navy divers, firefighters join NDRF team

Ksan, December 29: A 15-member team of Indian Navy divers and 21 firefighters from Odisha have reached Meghalaya’s Ksan village on Saturday to assist the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) rescuers in evacuating 15 miners who are trapped inside a…

Secularism safe in India, aberrations should be condemned: VPTop Stories

Secularism safe in India, aberrations should be condemned: VP

AHMEDABAD, December 29: Secularism is safe in India as it is in our DNA, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said Saturday, however adding that aberrations must be condemned. Speaking at the 64th national convention of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad here,…

Govt plans to sanction one crore houses before 2020Top Stories

Govt plans to sanction one crore houses before 2020

New Delhi, December 29: The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry initiated several schemes in 2018 and plans to sanction construction of one crore houses before 2020 under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (urban), a move aimed at ensuring ‘housing…

India claims to be on track to achieve its 2020 biodiversity targetsTop Stories

India claims to be on track to achieve its 2020 biodiversity targets

NEW DELHI, December 29: India on Saturday submitted its Sixth National Report (NR6) to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), claiming that the country is on track to achieve its 2020 biodiversity targets (conservation of species and ecosystems) at…