Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicLok Sabha

Topic: Lok Sabha

Triple Talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Monday, Congress to oppose it

The Triple Talaq Bill was cleared by the Lok Sabha --245 voting in favour and 11 opposing it -- on Thursday amid a walkout by the Opposition.

Women’s commission welcomes passage of Triple Talaq bill in Lok Sabha

National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma said she has seen the sufferings of the Muslim women due to absence of this legislation.

Today’s Parliament debate on triple talaq was just ‘politics and posturing’

After a day of heated debates, Lok Sabha passes triple talaq bill, and just like last year it is expected to get stuck in Rajya Sabha.

No separate time zone for northeastern states for strategic reasons, says Centre

Northeastern states requested separate time zones because the sun rises and sets there much before office hours.

Women-only party launched in Delhi wants 50% reservation for female candidates in Lok Sabha polls

National Women's Party's aim is to represent women particularly the underprivileged who have suffered at the hands of the system.

Bitter rivals AAP & Congress said to be in talks for alliance in 2019 Lok Sabha polls for Delhi

Backchannel talks are currently on between the two parties without any official word on the alliance, said AAP sources.

Jyotiraditya Scindia denied Madhya Pradesh CM’s post just like his father was 30 years ago

Jyotiraditya is the last scion of the Scindia family of Marathas which ruled the Gwalior state in pre-independent central-India.

Pakistan has been repeatedly asked to vacate all illegally occupied areas in India: Sushma Swaraj

Approximately 78,000 sq km of Indian territory in the state of Jammu & Kashmir has been occupied by Pakistan, she said.

A birthday ode to Pranab Mukherjee, former president and a true democrat

In his over five-decade-long career, Pranab Mukherjee has served as a party worker, Parliamentarian, minister and President of India.

State elections are not the semi-finals to 2019 battle for Congress or BJP

The 2019 elections will be starkly different from state assembly polls and a Modi versus Rahul battle.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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