New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen on Tuesday reacted to the Supreme Court verdict abolishing triple talak, saying while it was "definitely not women's freedom" there was need to go beyond by doing away with "1400 yrs old Quranic laws".
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) China on Tuesday said there will be "utter chaos" if its troops entered India on the pretext that Indian border infrastructure posed a threat to Beijing.
Bhopal, Aug 22 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday hailed the Supreme Court's ruling on triple talaq and urged the central government to bring a legislation in the matter soon.
Panaji, Aug 22 (IANS) Atanasio Monserrate, a politically promiscuous former cabinet minister who was booked in a minor's rape case last year, may hold the key to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's winning margin and electoral comeback in state politics as a legislator in the August 23 assembly bypoll.
Kabul, Aug 22 (IANS) The Taliban on Tuesday warned that the US would lose many more lives in Afghanistan after President Donald Trump approved increasing the number of American troops deployed to the war-torn South Asian country.
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday hailed the Supreme Court ruling on triple talaq, saying it was "a giant step for women".
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The inter-ministerial group (IMG) set up to examine the issues affecting the health of the Indian telecom sector is expected to submit its report on recommendations by August 27, sources said here on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hailed as "historic" the Supreme Court ruling on triple talaq and said it grants equality to Muslim women.
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Congress leader and senior lawyer Kapil Sibal on Tuesday hailed the Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq, saying that it protects personal laws while deprecating the practice of instant divorce.
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday hailed the Supreme Court ruling on triple talaq as historic and hoped it will end the controversy over the issue.
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 22 (IANS) The Indian Union Muslim League in Kerala on Tuesday demanded that the central government should not show any undue haste in coming out with an ordinance on triple talaq, after the Supreme Court struck it down as "unconstitutional" and "not part of Islam".
The Indian rupee has been on a rising spree this year. Beginning from historical lows back in December-January, when the rupee had almost touched 69 to a dollar, it has risen to a two-year high of 63.5 in the last few weeks. Simultaneously, there has also been a growing clamour of voices that are vehemently calling for a moderation of the overvalued rupee.