Early this month the Supreme Court gave the Centre four weeks to submit its reply to a batch of petitions concerning the practice of triple talaq.
The vice president’s remarks came against the backdrop of India raising its concerns at various international fora over Pakistan’s support to cross-border terrorism.
The incident took place in the Peda village with people hurling stones and firing shots at each other.
Jaishankar wrote the letter on September 6 which was hand-delivered by the Indian High Commissioner in Islamabad on September 9, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani expressed grave concern at continued use of terrorism for achieving political objectives in Pakistan.
India’s statement came in reaction to the remarks by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
The Supreme court has modified its September 5 order, asking Karnataka to release a reduced amount of 12,000 cusecs of Cauvery river water per day to Tamil Nadu.
“Our intent is to launch two-three GSLV-MkII missions every year in the coming years,” ISRO chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar told reporters at Sriharikota.
Last year and the year before that, ABVP won all four seats in the DUSU polls.
Embraer allegedly paid kickbacks in the $208-million jet deal inked during the UPA regime.
The passage of the bill will pave the way for setting up of a GST council that will decide the tax rate, cess and surcharges.
The Hindu Janajagruti Samiti member has been charged with criminal conspiracy and murder.
Hazare said, “I felt that way, but I am very saddened to see what his colleagues are doing. Some are going to jail, some are indulging in fraud.”
Calling Kashmir Pakistan’s “jugular vein”, he also went on to “salute the great sacrifices of the people of Kashmir for their right to self-determination”.
The state implemented the Supreme Court order to release 15,000 cusecs of water per day to Tamil Nadu for ten days.
Naseer Ahmad Mir was killed as security forces tried to chase away a large number of protestors in the Seer Hamdan area of south Kashmir.
Mandya district, the nucleus of Cauvery politics, saw a bandh with protesters holding road blockades and dharnas at several places.
Addressing a class of government-run school students on Teacher’s Day, Pranab Mukherjee supported the idea of holding all elections together and talked about secularism and evolution of the democratic process in India post independence.
The separatists, who are spearheading the ongoing agitation, have extended the shutdown programme till September 8.
Karnataka has been directed to release 15,000 cusecs of Cauvery water per day to Tamil Nadu for the next 10 days.
AOL termed the expert committer’s report that found that the World Culture Festival organised by it had caused possible irreversible damage to the Yamuna floodplain, as biased.
Ten incidents of stone pelting were reported from Srinagar, Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam, Shopian, Awantipora and Sopore, said a police spokesman.
Hurriyat leaders refuse to hold talks with opposition MPs, insist government invitation for dialogue is “deceitful”.
The Egyptian president will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.
Two fresh deaths were reported in Begusarai and one each in Bhojpur and Samastipur, a statement from state disaster management department said.
Devoting an hour of his speech at the RIL’s 42th Annual General Meeting, the billionaire industrialist said Jio is targeting acquiring 100 million users in the shortest possible time.
“India feels isolated in the region after the CPEC as part of greater One-Belt One-Road (OBOR) was launched,” Gilgit-Baltistan chief minister Hafizur Rehman said.
According to officials, if everything goes well, the launch may take place in another six to seven months and “the satellites will be nano in nature from foreign countries.”
The death toll in the ongoing unrest in Kashmir has reached 69. Fresh clashes occurred even as authorities lifted curfew from all areas of Kashmir after 53 days.
Delhi HC issued notice to the centre on a plea by two users, alleging that WhatsApp and Facebook’s new private policy “compromises the rights of its users”.
The decision was taken after the central trade unions gave a call for a one-day pan-India strike on September 2 to protest against the government’s labour reforms.
The government is plying 2818 boats for evacuation and national and state disaster response forces have already been deployed in the affected districts.
Top secret data on the capabilities of six submarines being built for the Indian Navy, in collaboration with the French company, has been leaked.
Nominations will be accepted tomorrow, while the date of the polls is set for September 9
An early winter session would help get the Central GST and Integrated GST legislations approved, that will pave way for the GST, to be approved within November or latest by early December, government officials said.
The Jammu and Kashmir government has already identified 36,348 families for distribution of the package under which each family will get around Rs 5.5 lakh.
“I told the hospital authorities that I am a poor man and cannot afford a vehicle. Despite repeated requests, they said they cannot offer any help,” Majhi told a local television channel.
The government had recently said that provisions are being made in the draft to make parentage of children born out of surrogacy ‘legal and transparent.’
Nalini’s connection with the matter pertains to the legal fee paid to her by the Saradha group, official sources said.
With continuous rains and people refusing to leave their homes, the forces have deployed ‘boat ambulances’ where pre-hospitalisation treatment and medicines are being provided to the affected.