The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) bill which makes the practice of instant triple talaq (talaq-e-Biddat) a penal offence, is being opposed by opposition parties which claim that jail term for the husband for divorcing his wife is legally untenable
HK Arts Collage, Ahmedabad on Sunday cancelled its annual festival after students from BJP protested against an invitation issued to Gujarat MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani as chief guest
On 11 February 2010, four gunmen entered Shahid Azmi’s office and shot him at point-blank range, killing him instantly. He was 32.
According to sources, several state ministers are trying to “get their sons and daughters into the system” and the Congress president’s direction was aimed at curbing that practice.
Several billboards with messages like “Modi No Entry”, “Modi Never Again” written on it have been put up in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur and Vijayawada ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the state on Sunday.
The Congress chief claimed that Modi had visited Beijing and conducted a dialogue with the Chinese government without any agenda. “The Chinese government realized Mr. 56 inch is not even four inches,” Gandhi said.
On Monday, February 4, they were produced before a local court, which sentenced them to jail under the NSA. Moghat police station in-charge Mohan Singore said, “Acting on a tip-off of cow slaughtering, we raided in a village Kharkali of Khandwa district last Friday and seized a large knife and a carcass of a cow from the spot.”
“We will continue to ensure that the Bill is not passed. We at the NPP are totally against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill as it will change the demography of the region,”Sangma told a news agency.
“I met a group of really interesting students from all over India, for dinner a few days ago. I learnt a lot from the wonderful exchange of ideas & perspectives. Here’s a short video with the highlights of our interaction,” he wrote, using #ApniBaatRahulKeSaath
However, the UAPA (the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act) provides justification for such a crime over innocent people branded and fabricated as terrorists. “It was not one Zakariya whom they arrested branding as a terrorist. It was a whole family, relatives and friends who were ostracized after the blatant lies which came out in the mainstream newspapers, fed by the police.” Human rights activist KP Sasi said.