Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicLok Sabha

Topic: Lok Sabha

Congress to hold back triple talaq bill in RS & insist on amendments

Party leaders dismiss Arun Jaitley’s charge of double standards, say Congress is demanding the same changes it asked for in the Lok Sabha. New Delhi:...

Brother Tassaduq’s induction may help Mehbooba tighten her grip over PDP

A cinematographer by profession, 45-year-old Tassaduq served as the coordinator of the CM’s grievance cell until he took oath as minister Thursday

Will triple talaq bill stand the test of constitutionality in courts?

The bill is full of redundant provisions, and will likely prove to be ineffectual in its approach. It actually does little to help Muslim women.

Not just opposition, NDA ally JD(U) also raised objections to triple talaq bill

The parties urged the government to make changes in the bill and send it to a standing committee for a further review of the...

As India debates triple talaq, here are 9 Islamic countries that have regulated divorce

Many Islamic countries have outlawed the concept of 'instant' triple talaq. ThePrint takes a look at few of these countries.

BJP to keep Gujarat—but only just

BJP has suffered significant losses in Saurashtra region, but has kept its hold over central, north and south Gujarat; Congress leading in over 69 seats

BJP’s victory march continues in UP, wins 14 out of 16 mayor posts in civic polls

The victory comes at a time when the BJP is aiming to win all the 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state in the 2019 general election.

From parties to media, everyone’s uninterested in the Muslim vote bank in Gujarat

There appears to be a consensus to not address Muslims as a potential political category, and view them purely as voters, and not as Muslims. ​

AIADMK merger may help BJP ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The national party is believed to have played a role in bringing the two rival factions together in order to prevent defections.

Gorakhpur: CM’s mutt aides may have missed signs of looming crisis

The UP government’s handling of the situation would give the Opposition the pound of meat to attack both Adityanath and Modi, and raise serious questions about their claim of good governance Rajgopal Singh

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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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