Showdown likely as govt set to introduce Bill on Triple Talaq

AMN / New Delhi The Narendra Modi government is set to introduce Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill in the Lok Sabha on Thursday. The bill seeking to criminalise triple talaq, providing a legal framework to prosecute Muslim men calling off marriages using a custom outlawed by the Supreme Court. Major opposition parties … Continue reading Showdown likely as govt set to introduce Bill on Triple Talaq

Rahul takes jibe at Jaitley on statement on PM’s remarks against Manmohan

AMN / New Delhi Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a jibe at the Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley at his statement in Parliament that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had no intention to question the contribution and commitment of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to the country. In a … Continue reading Rahul takes jibe at Jaitley on statement on PM’s remarks against Manmohan

Malegaon blast case : Sadhvi Pragya, Col Purohit to face trial

AMN A special NIA court in Mumbai has dropped the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crimes Act – MCOCA charges against all the 11 accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case. While the prime accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh, Lt Col Prasad Purohit and six others will face charges under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act and Arms … Continue reading Malegaon blast case : Sadhvi Pragya, Col Purohit to face trial

Rajya Sabha: Logjam over PM remarks on Manmohan end after Jaitley clarification

PM Modi did not make any disparaging remarks against Manmohan Singh, Hamid Ansari: Arun Jaitley A Akhter / New Delhi The ongoing stalemate in the Rajya Sabha came to an end after the leader of House Mr. Arun Jaitely stating that Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not say anything adverse against his predecessor Dr. Manmohan … Continue reading Rajya Sabha: Logjam over PM remarks on Manmohan end after Jaitley clarification

Pak forces again violate ceasefire along LoC in Rajouri

Pakistani forces again violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. Defence sources told media in  Jammu that Pakistani troops started unprovoked firing targetting some Indian positions in Nowshera sector around 9 am. The Indian troops retaliated and gave a befitting reply. The exchange of fire lasted … Continue reading Pak forces again violate ceasefire along LoC in Rajouri

CBI arrests its assistant programmer for duping IRCTC

Agencies / New Delhi The Central Bureau of Investigation, CBI has arrested its Assistant Programmer and a private person in a case relating to development and sale of illegal software being used for Rail ticket booking. A case was registered against the Assistant Programmer and others on the allegations of Criminal Conspiracy, Computer related offences … Continue reading CBI arrests its assistant programmer for duping IRCTC

Lok Sabha passes GST (Compensation to States) Amendment Bill- 2017

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Amendment Bill- 2017 amid uproar by the opposition Congress and TMC. The Bill will replace Ordinance which was promulgated in September this year. It amends the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017. The … Continue reading Lok Sabha passes GST (Compensation to States) Amendment Bill- 2017

Congress demands apology from Union Minister Anant Kumar

AMN The Congress has said, Union Minister Anant Kumar Hedge should apologise for his reported remarks on Constitution. Talking to media outside Parliament, party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi should dismiss Mr Hedge from the Union Cabinet saying such remarks are condemnable. Follow and like us:20

US imposes sanctions on 2 N Korean officials for developing ballistic missiles

AMN The United States has announced sanctions on two North Korean officials for their roles in developing the country’s ballistic missiles. It is the latest step in a campaign to press Pyongyang to give up its nuclear and missile programs. US Treasury named the officials as Kim Jong Sik and Ri Pyong Chol. It said, … Continue reading US imposes sanctions on 2 N Korean officials for developing ballistic missiles

Sushma to make statement on Kulbhushan Jadhav in Parliament

AMN / External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will make a statement on Kulbhushan Jadhav in Parliament tomorrow. Jadhav, an Indian national, is in the custody of Pakistan over alleged espionage charges. The mother and wife of Mr Jadhav had met him in Pakistan on Monday. Yesterday, India had said the manner in which meeting was … Continue reading Sushma to make statement on Kulbhushan Jadhav in Parliament