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Govt using ‘triple talaq’ for political interests: Muslim personal law board

A bill which seeks to criminalise the practice of instant triple talaq was tabled in Lok Sabha by Ravi Shankar Prasad on Dec 28.

28 Dec 2017 4:36 PM

Triple Talaq bill introduced in LS, Ravi Shankar calls it ‘historic day’

Bill to make instant triple talaq illegal and void and awarding a jail term of 3 yrs for the husband, was introduced in Lok Sabha.

28 Dec 2017 1:37 PM

Ahead of triple talaq bill introduction, Muslim man divorces wife

However, UP Police said they can't do anything as the woman has not filed a complaint against her husband as of now.

28 Dec 2017 10:16 AM

Legislators seek own HC for Telangana

Ravi Shankar Prasad assured the agitating MPs that he will make a statement on the matter in the Lower House on December 28.

28 Dec 2017 12:17 AM

AIMPLB holds emergency meeting on Triple Talaq bill

According to draft draft bill, there is a provision of imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years and fine for violators.

24 Dec 2017 11:57 AM

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We didn’t consult Muslim bodies on triple talaq bill: Govt

The husband could also be fined and the quantum of fine would be decided by the magistrate hearing the case.

21 Dec 2017 4:59 AM

Bills to repeal 245 obsolete laws passed

After the Modi govt came to power, a panel was set up to look into repealing of archaic laws.

20 Dec 2017 1:19 AM

India’s stand on net neutrality clear, US can decide for itself: Govt

Ravi Shankar Prasad also said the government is making efforts to make India a USD 1 trillion digital economy in coming 5 years.

16 Dec 2017 9:06 PM

Govt exploring opportunities to make India USD 1 trillion economy

Govt will explore new opportunities in various sectors like providing BPO service from home, digital healthcare to achieve target.

15 Dec 2017 10:30 AM

Prasad to meet IT industry tomorrow on digital economy roadmap

The country's digital economy is estimated at USD 450 billion presently.

13 Dec 2017 5:48 PM

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Ram setu integral to Indian heritage, don't meddle with it: Ravi Shankar

Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju also said it is an answer to the people who did not believe that Ram Setu is man-made.

13 Dec 2017 2:58 PM

Instant triple talaq illegal, 3-year jail, fine for husband

The draft was prepared by an inter-minister group headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

01 Dec 2017 7:53 PM

Executive vs judiciary: Stop political jousting

The Supreme Court ruling on the NJAC has been a big blow to the Modi government.

28 Nov 2017 5:13 AM

Court cannot compel govt to ratify torture convention: SC

The court had earlier issued a notice and had sought the Centre’s response.

28 Nov 2017 12:11 AM

Modi stresses on cooperation after CJI, Law Minister's spat over judicial activism

Ravi Shankar Prasad said public interest litigation cannot be used to govern while CJI Dipak Misra rejected the contention.

27 Nov 2017 9:03 AM

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As CJI, minister spar on judges’ activism, Modi urges harmony

Modi said all three needed to brainstorm on how to move forward in the changed scenario.

27 Nov 2017 1:11 AM

Citizens’ rights have to be at pinnacle, can't be compromised with: CJI

The fundamental rights are in the core value and the bedrock of the Constitution, CJI Dipak Misra said.

26 Nov 2017 5:17 PM

India to have 200 crore IoT devices in 4 years: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Any product or equipment whose function can be controlled using internet falls under the category of IoT.

17 Nov 2017 3:53 PM

Union Cabinet clears setting up of GST Anti-profiteering Authority

Currently there are only 50 items which attract highest tax of 28 per cent under Goods and Services Tax.

17 Nov 2017 9:54 AM

Govt increases carpet area of houses under PM Awas Yojana

Under the PMAY-U, the Centre aims to provide houses to all the urban poor by 2022.

17 Nov 2017 2:29 AM

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