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Opposition cries foul over Triple Talaq Bill

The joint Opposition press conference, however, showed the depleted ranks of the Opposition.

01 Aug 2019 1:20 AM

Law ensures justice for India’s Muslim women

In India, the passing of the law by the BJP, otherwise seen as anti-minorities due to its Hindutva orientation, may be seen as discriminatory.

01 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

Woman gets triple talaq, day after RS passes bill; attempts suicide

The Rajya Sabha passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage), Bill, 2019, on Tuesday.

31 Jul 2019 7:19 PM

Rajya Sabha takes up Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019

The Bill seeks to impose strict penalties on violation of traffic rules and address the dire state of road safety in the country.

31 Jul 2019 7:04 PM

Mufti, Omar trade barbs over passage of Triple Talaq Bill

The contentious Triple Talaq Bill sailed through the upper house after a series of walkouts and abstentions on Tuesday.

31 Jul 2019 1:52 PM


‘YSRCP will vote against Triple Talaq bill,’ says Vijay Sai Reddy

NDA ally JD(U) staged a walk out from the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday soon after the debate on the Triple Talaq Bill began.

30 Jul 2019 3:41 PM

'Country is with Modi,' says Sanjay Singh after resigning from Cong; to join BJP

Addressing a press conference here, the leader said he would join the BJP on Wednesday.

30 Jul 2019 3:13 PM

JD(U), AIADMK walks out of RS in Triple Talaq debate, odds now in favour of BJP

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad earlier introduced the contentious Triple Talaq bill saying it was a matter of ‘equality’.

30 Jul 2019 3:10 PM

Crimes rising in Delhi, can’t live in denial anymore: Arvind Kejriwal

On July 16, three AAP Rajya Sabha members took the issue of worsening law and order situation in the city to Home Minister Amit Shah.

30 Jul 2019 2:54 PM

'Triple talaq is about justice, dignity of women,' says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Prasad also said that the practice of triple talaq is continuing despite Supreme Court banning the same through its judgement.

30 Jul 2019 1:16 PM


Ensure presence in Parl to back bills with maximum numbers: Amit Shah to BJP MPs

Top BJP brass, including Modi, have time and again stressed on the need for the party MPs to be present in Parliament.

30 Jul 2019 12:01 PM

Rajya Sabha approves Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Manish Gupta supported the Bill but added that the Bill should have been referred to a parliamentary panel for further scrutiny.

30 Jul 2019 9:47 AM

Triple talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

The bill has already been passed by the Lok Sabha by a voice vote amidst a walkout by Congress, SP, Trinamool Congress, DMK and others.

30 Jul 2019 8:44 AM

Venkaiah Naidu breaks down in Rajya Sabha remembering Jaipal Reddy

‘I had the privilege of working with him for two terms in Andhra Pradesh Assembly. Both of us used to sit on the same bench,’ Naidu said.

29 Jul 2019 3:29 PM

Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar to be first 2 declared terrorists after UAPA amendments

The proposed law will be in conformity with the international standards and UN convention.

27 Jul 2019 10:22 AM


PM 'taking revenge' for his embarrassments by amending RTI: Jairam Ramesh

RBI had rejected because of two of its key justification -- elimination of black money and counterfeit notes.

26 Jul 2019 11:00 AM

Govt, Oppn lock horns; MPs reject move to refer bill to panel 117-75

BJD, TRS, YSR Congress to govt’s rescue; walkout by Cong, RJD, TMC.

26 Jul 2019 6:51 AM

Vaiko, four other leaders take oath as Rajya Sabha members

When the House met for the day, Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu called for oath or affirmation of the new members.

25 Jul 2019 5:10 PM

MPs from BJP, NCP give Zero Hour notices in Rajya Sabha

The Zero Hour refers to the time immediately following the Question Hour in both the Houses of Parliament.

25 Jul 2019 10:55 AM

RTI, other bills face Rajya Sabha hurdle, will go to panel

The government might meet the Opposition halfway by itself proposing that the RTI Bill be referred to a select committee, the sources indicated.

25 Jul 2019 12:56 AM