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Bill to ban triple talaq to be brought again: Law Minister

The government will bring a bill to ban the practice of instant triple talaq again in Parliament, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Monday. With the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha last month, the contentious bill on banning triple…

Former Chief Justice R M Lodha duped of Rs one lakh

Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) RM Lodha was duped of Rs 1 lakh after the email account of his colleague was hacked, police said Monday. The Delhi police have registered a case and are investigating the matter, officials said.…

Free rides for women in Delhi Metro, DTC, cluster buses: Delhi CM

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced freed rides for women in all Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses, cluster buses and Delhi Metro trains. Addressing a press conference in New Delhi on Monday, Arvind Kejriwal stated, “On all DTC buses,…

Babul Supriyo to send ‘Get Well Soon’ cards to Mamata

Union Minister Babul Supriyo said on Monday that his constituency Asansol will send ‘Get Well Soon’ cards to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. Supriyo who is representing Asansol for the second term as a BJP MP said, “She is an…

World Bicycle Day: Union minister cycles to office to take charge

Chandni Chowk MP and Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan rode a bicycle to Nirman Bhawan to take charge of his department. The minister later tweeted the benefits of cycling and creating awareness about World Bicycle…

2 persons killed in shootout in Shopian

Two persons were Monday killed in a brief shootout with Army in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The Army had laid a checkpoint at Moolu Chitragam in Shopian in the early hours. A private vehicle jumped the…

Amit Shah visits National Police Memorial, pays tributes to martyrs

Home Minister Amit Shah Sunday visited the National Police Memorial here and paid tributes to over 34,000 policemen who laid down their lives while serving the nation. Shah said India is secured because of the supreme sacrifice of the police…

Drug menace: Punjab CM writes to PM, seeks national policy

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has reiterated his demand for a national policy to tackle drug abuse. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, Singh urged him to advise ministries of Home, Social Justice and Empowerment, and…

Hemkund Sahib reopens for devotees

The sacred portals of Sri Hemkund Sahib, a revered Sikh shrine in the Garhwal Himalayas, were reopened for devotees on Saturday after the annual winter hiatus. The gates of the shrine were reopened at around 10.25 am after a ceremony…

India’s security, welfare of people Modi govt’s priority: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah Saturday said country’s security and welfare of the people are the key priorities of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government. Shah, who assumed the charge of the sensitive ministry on Saturday, also said he would try his…