World: India

Marriage doesn’t mean wife always ready for sex: Delhi HC on marital rape

Tuesday  19:05,   17 july 2018
indianexpress

Marriage doesn’t mean wife always ready for sex: Delhi HC on marital rapeThe court in its observation held that physical force is not necessary for constituting the offence of rape. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and C Hari Shankar [...]
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Section 377: SC reserves order, verdict on constitutional validity likely before October

Tuesday  17:05,   17 july 2018
indianexpress

Section 377: SC reserves order, verdict on constitutional validity likely before OctoberThe Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved the verdict on pleas challenging the constitutional validity of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which[...]

Rahul Gandhi's Tweet Comeback For BJP In Muslim Remark Row

Tuesday  17:02,   17 july 2018
ndtv

Rahul Gandhi's Tweet Comeback For BJP In Muslim Remark Row"I stand with the last person in the line. The exploited, marginalised and the persecuted. Their religion, caste or beliefs matter little to me. I seek out those in pain and embrace them. [...]

Activist Swami Agnivesh Attacked Allegedly By BJP Workers In Jharkhand

Tuesday  17:00,   17 july 2018
ndtv

Activist Swami Agnivesh Attacked Allegedly By BJP Workers In JharkhandJharkhand: Social Activist Swami Agnivesh was punched, kicked and pushed to the ground allegedly by BJP Yuva Morcha workers in Jharkhand today. The alleged BJP workers had shown[...]

Mobocracy can't be allowed, law needed to prevent lynchings: Supreme Court

Tuesday  11:31,   17 july 2018
indiatoday.in

Mobocracy can't be allowed, law needed to prevent lynchings: Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court also recommended that the government bring legislation that specifically targets lynching. Readers must note that the Supreme Court cannot direct[...]

Govt threatens to withdraw Delhi airport security over payment dispute

Tuesday  09:06,   17 july 2018
hindustantimes

Govt threatens to withdraw Delhi airport security over payment disputeIn the first week of July, the Union home secretary wrote to the ministry of civil aviation saying the home ministry would have no option but to withdraw security to the airport[...]

India asks states to inspect childcare homes run by Missionaries of Charity

Tuesday  07:55,   17 july 2018
reuters

India asks states to inspect childcare homes run by Missionaries of Charity all over the country inspected immediately," the ministry said in the statement.Missionaries of Charity spokeswoman Sunita Kumar could not provide an immediate comment to[...]

To instil discipline, nationalism: Govt discusses military training plan for disciplined 10-lakh ‘force of youth’

Tuesday  06:55,   17 july 2018
indianexpress

To instil discipline, nationalism: Govt discusses military training plan for disciplined 10-lakh ‘force of youth’ Sources added that reservations were said to have been raised by some officers about N-YES during the meeting following which[...]

Pointing At Mamata Banerjee, PM Modi Says Bengal's Durga Puja In Danger

Tuesday  05:30,   17 july 2018
ndtv

Pointing At Mamata Banerjee, PM Modi Says Bengal's Durga Puja In DangerKolkata: In Bengal today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi used the state's biggest festival, the Durga Puja, to launch a sharp attack on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The[...]

After Dinner And Talks, Nitish Kumar Sets Deadline Of Sorts For Amit Shah

Monday  17:40,   16 july 2018
ndtv

After Dinner And Talks, Nitish Kumar Sets Deadline Of Sorts For Amit ShahAsked about his meetings with the BJP chief, Nitish Kumar initially said there's not much to report and "everything was cordial". But later he said: "Very soon, the proposal on [...]

Shashi Tharoor says BJP youth wing members vandalised his Kerala office

Monday  17:05,   16 july 2018
indiatoday.in

Shashi Tharoor says BJP youth wing members vandalised his Kerala officeTharoor, who is the MP from Thiruvananthapuram, tweeted that the "Yuva Morcha" members asked him to go to Pakistan, and "drove away innocent citizens waiting with their[...]

Next thing you'll see is my death: Anissia Batra texted husband minutes before suicide

Monday  16:49,   16 july 2018
indiatoday.in

Next thing you'll see is my death: Anissia Batra texted husband minutes before suicideAnissia Batra, the 39-year-old air hostess who committed suicide in New Delhi on July 13, had texted her husband that she was about to end her life moments[...]

No. 1 vs No. 2: War in CBI is out in the open

Monday  13:40,   16 july 2018
indianexpress

No. 1 vs No. 2: War in CBI is out in the open Exposing the fault lines in India’s top investigating agency, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has written to the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) saying that its second most senior[...]

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to miss monsoon session of Parliament

Monday  10:00,   16 july 2018
indiatoday.in

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to miss monsoon session of ParliamentArun Jaitley has been strictly prescribed by the doctors to stay quarantined to avoid infections. Jaitley underwent a kidney replacement surgery at AIIMS on May[...]

Debates on temple, religion will not create jobs, says Sam Pitroda

Monday  09:56,   16 july 2018
indianexpress

Debates on temple, religion will not create jobs, says Sam PitrodaTechnocrat Sam Pitroda on Sunday said that debates on temples and religion will not create jobs in the country and the future lies in science and[...]