India

Triple talaq bill introduced in LS

Monday, 17 December 2018 16:23
The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2018, commonly known as the Triple Talaq Bill, was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday. Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the Bill, despite opposition from Congress member Shashi…

Congress must explain why it spread lies about Rafale deal: Irani

Monday, 17 December 2018 16:19
Amid the row over the Supreme Court verdict on Rafale jet deal, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Monday demanded an explanation from the Congress as to why it tried to play with matters of national security and create doubts about…

Sajjan gets life term in 1984 riots, HC calls it ‘crime against humanity’

Monday, 17 December 2018 16:09
Thirty-four years after the gruesome killings, the Delhi High Court on Monday convicted Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in an anti-Sikh riot case of 1984 here and sentenced him to imprisonment for the remainder of his natural life, holding that the…

India, Maldives to deepen cooperation for Indian Ocean security

Monday, 17 December 2018 16:04
India and the Maldives on Monday agreed to deepen cooperation to maintain peace and security in the Indian Ocean region following delegation-level talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih here. “President Solih and I agree…

Sitharaman defends Rafale deal

Monday, 17 December 2018 15:59
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday targeted the Congress for “knowingly misleading” the people over the pricing of the Rafale fighter jets and hinting at corruption in the deal. Addressing the media, she accused the Congress and the Gandhi family…

Army chief to visit Tanzania, Kenya

Monday, 17 December 2018 09:55
Army chief General Bipin Rawat is scheduled to visit Tanzania and Kenya from December 17-20 where he will interact with military and political leaders of both the countries, officials said on Sunday. During the visit, the Army chief-led delegation will…

Cyber technology new weapon of anti-nationalists: Naidu

Monday, 17 December 2018 09:54
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said cyber technology is a big and new weapon of anti-nationalists, hence the security forces need new equipment and advanced technologies to deal with the threats. Naidu was addressing the passing out ceremony…

Karnataka CM to attend oath-taking ceremonies of Gehlot, Kamal Nath

Monday, 17 December 2018 08:47
Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Congress’ newly elected leaders Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan Chief Minister in Jaipur, and Kamal Nath as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister in Bhopal on Monday, an official said on Sunday.…

Internal security scenario has improved: Rajnath Singh

Monday, 17 December 2018 08:41
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the internal security scenario has “vastly improved” over the last four years. Addressing a Vijay Diwas function here, he said the number of Left Wing Extremism-affected districts has come down from 90…

Stalin proposes Rahul as PM candidate to defeat ‘fascist’ Modi

Monday, 17 December 2018 08:39
Putting an end to lingering speculation, DMK President M.K. Stalin on Sunday proposed the name of Congress President Rahul Gandhi for the post of Prime Minister and said he had the strength to defeat the “fascist” Narendra Modi. He made…