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Supreme Court dismisses plea challenging constitutional validity of Triple Talaq ordinance

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi dismissed the ordinance which makes instant triple talaq a punishable offence.
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Union Cabinet gives its nod to Triple Talaq ordinance, says Arun Jaitley

The bill which seeks to make the practice of talaq-e-biddat void is pending in Rajya Sabha and will lapse on 3 June when the Lok Sabha dissolves. 
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BJP says Congress’s promise to scrap triple talaq bill is perverted mentality

Earlier, Congress women wing chief Sushmita Dev said her party was planning to scrap the triple talaq bill.
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BJD says opposition to CBI action in Kolkata not a sign of shift towards grand alliance

BJD, formerly perceived as being close to the Modi government, has of late been criticising it on issues such a triple talaq & Citizenship Amendment Bill.
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Modi govt’s last chance to push key bills like citizenship & triple talaq begins today

The Budget Session of Parliament is the 16th Lok Sabha's last, and the Modi govt has just 3 days to try and pass important bills stuck in the Rajya Sabha.
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Ram Mandir finds place in BJP leaders’ speeches, but not in political resolution

BJP national convention saw top party leaders evoking the temple issue, and hitting out at Congress for ‘creating hurdles’.
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Opposition wants select committee to take up triple talaq bill. Here’s what the panels do

The triple talaq bill, which was passed by the Lok Sabha last year, was stalled in the Rajya Sabha.

A Prime Minister’s silence and the price police pay in Uttar Pradesh

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
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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.

‘Accidental’ prime ministers, and a bill that ‘kills’

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Why Right-wingers and lapsed liberals hate Romila Thapar, the mother of history in India

The dislike for Romila Thapar is embedded in belief that Left-liberal monopoly on scholarship has denied Hindus their rightful place in history.
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With Lok Sabha elections over, how can India and Pakistan now repair fractured ties?

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering appointing a national security adviser to revive backchannel diplomatic talks with India.



RAW & IB chiefs, cabinet & defence secretaries — the key appointments awaiting new govt

The new govt will also appoint the IAF chief after incumbent Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa retires in September. 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.