[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Disregarding resistance from political opponents and the Muslim clergy, the Union Cabinet cleared an ordinance on Wednesday to criminalise instant triple talaq on the ground that the controversial custom, declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court, was still being used against women of the minority community. Late Wednesday night, President Ram Nath Kovind signed the ordinance. The ordinance, which contains the provisions of the bill which is stuck
[ad_1] DUBAI: India ticked all boxes as they clinically decimated Pakistan by eight wickets in a lopsided Asia Cup group league encounter on Wednesday. Scorecard | As it happened It was a superlative effort from the bowling unit that saw them shoot out Pakistan for a paltry 162 in 43.1 overs before Rohit Sharma (52 off 39 balls) and Shikhar Dhawan (46 off 54 balls) added 86 for the opening
[ad_1] NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday night signed the ordinance banning the practice of instant triple talaq, a senior law ministry functionary said. The ordinance was cleared by the Union Cabinet + on Wednesday morning. The government has said the measure was necessary as the practice of talaq-e-biddat was continuing unabated despite the Supreme Court last year striking it down. Under the ordinance, giving instant triple talaq
[ad_1] NEW DELHI: There is no order by any UAE court to extradite to India Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland chopper deal, it is learnt, in a twist to the issue of getting the British national to face probe by Indian investigation agencies. Official sources last night said a Dubai court has ordered for the extradition of Michel in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP choppers deal case.
[ad_1] NEW DELHI: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday pitched for a policy to maintain demographic balance in the country, saying it should cover all sections of the society, beginning with those having more children but "limited" means for their upbringing. Bhagwat presented Sangh's views on a number of contentious issue while answering wide-ranging written questions on the last day of the RSS' three-day conclave, including on matters like inter-caste
[ad_1] SCORECARD | LIVE BLOG: INDIA VS PAKISTAN PAKISTAN INNINGS 43.1 Overs: India bowl out Pakistan for 162 in 43.1 overs. Usman Khan (0) is the last batsman to be dismissed by Bumrah (Babar Azam 47, Shoaib Malik 43; Kedar Jadhav 3/23, Bhuvneshwar Kumar 3/15) 42.1 overs: Ninth Pakistan wicket goes down in the form of Hasan Ali (1), who couldn't read Bhuvneshwar's off-cutter and is easily caught by Karthik.
[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The CBI said Wednesday that it was awaiting confirmation from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on reports about the extradition of Christian Michel, an alleged middleman in AgustaWestland helicopter scam case, from the UAE. A Dubai court had reportedly cleared the extradition of Michel to India on September 2, 2018. CBI sources said the agency was in touch with MEA officials but they did not receive
[ad_1] NEW DELHI: As the market rout continued for the third straight session on Wednesday, investor wealth eroded by Rs 3.62 lakh crore in three trading days. Market benchmark BSE Sensex fell further by 169.45 points to end at a near two-month low of 37,121.22, extending losses for the third straight session Wednesday. The index tanked 970 points or more than 2.5 per cent since Monday, largely hit by rupee
[ad_1] SCORECARD | LIVE BLOG: INDIA VS PAKISTAN India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (w), Hardik Pandya, Kedar Jadhav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal Pakistan (Playing XI): Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed (w/c), Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali, Usman Khan TOSS: Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed wins the toss and opts
[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi owns movable and immovable assets worth Rs 2.3 crore, according to the latest declaration of his assets by the Prime Minister’s Office as of March 31, 2018. WHERE'S THE CASH? The Prime Minister has disclosed cash in hand of Rs 48,944, dropping by a significant 67% from around 1,50,000 rupees in the previous year, and a bank balance of Rs 11.3 lakh in