Top Stories 'Triple talaq' an offence, Union cabinet clears Muslim Women Bill The bill proposes three-year jail with no scope for bail for 'triple talaq', a practice that allows instant divorce to Muslim men. PM looks forward to fruitful Winter Session as Govt prepares to table triple talaq bill The Govt aims to bring a law to make instant triple talaq a non-bailable offence punishable with a jail term of 3 years and fine. SC extends deadline of linking Aadhaar to bank a/c to March 31 The bench heard Attorney General KK Venugopal for Centre and a battery of lawyers, seeking stay of notifications before passing the order. My role now is to retire: Sonia a day prior to son Rahul Gandhi's elevation There has been talk of whether or not Sonia Gandhi would formally be made a political chairman emeritus. 700 fishermen missing after cyclone Ockhi rescued: Sitharaman Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan had also called upon all political parties, institutions and the public to donate generously to the special fund. Exit poll results give Sensex a 358 point lift The 50-share NSE Nifty too went up 110.20 points, or 1.07 per cent, to 10,362.30. Forced marriage to widowed sister-in-law, minor boy commits suicide The 15-year-old boy studied in Class 9 and hung himself from the ceiling soon after being married to his sister-in-law at a temple. Delhi woman kills daughter who caught her in 'compromising position' with lover The girl's father had gone out for drinks and the mother sent the girl down to buy something when her lover came to visit her. Offenders set minor girl ablaze in UP on reporting repeated molestation The victim was taken to a mini PGI hospital in Saifai for treatment and now she is said to be out of danger, say police. Delhi Police gets bomb threat call from Khan Market, sweeps into action A bomb threat call at Delhi's elite Khan Market shopping area, early on Friday morning has left Delhi Police sweep into action. Maharashtra: BJP bags 6/10 councils, gets most number of councillors elected Maharashtra BJP unit president said, out of the total 123 councillors in the fray in 7 municipal councils, BJP won 50 posts. Sena to end years-long alliance, part ways with BJP in 1 yr: Aaditya Thackeray 'Pol temperatures are high in Maharashtra. I dn't know when polls will be held, but it looks like they'll be held in a year,' Aaditya said. Pakistan army arsonist in Afghanistan: Former top diplomat Haqqani said Pakistan was an ally of convenience during the Cold War, but Pakistan's main objective is to compete with India. 8 Indonesian men involved in gay sauna, club, jailed for 2 yrs Verdicts for two defendants who allegedly performed oral sex were adjourned until next week. US: Pakistani-origin woman tries to aid ISIS with Bitcoins, in custody Shahnaz sent funds to recipients in Pakistan, China and Turkey, prosecutors said. Singapore: Indian man gets 3 weeks in prison for molesting woman Prabu Natarajan admitted to rubbing his thigh, several times against a 23-year-old woman, who works as a part-time tutor. Indian-American key figure in Trump’s deregulation scheme Neomi Jehangir Rao had recently accompanied Ivanka on her India trip. Rats and snakes: Adequate conditions lack in Indian jails, says Mallya's defence Vijay Mallya's defence claims that jails in India are overcrowded and do not have adequate conditions for him to stay. International Monetary Fund lays down salutary benefits of note ban IMF's William Murray said demonetisation did cause some temporary disruptions due to cash shortages but the effects are dissipating. Eighth planet found in faraway solar system, matching ours Our solar system had nine planets until Pluto was demoted to a dwarf planet in 2006 by the International Astronomical Union.