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Jan 23, 2017
Taslima Nasreen at Jaipur Lit fest bats for Uniform Civil Code: 'Necessary for Islamic society to be tolerant'Bangladeshi writer and human rights activist Taslima Nasreen on Monday batted for Uniform Civil Code, saying that the measure was "urgently" needed to empower people with their rights.
Jan 23, 2017
HC says ridiculing wife's cooking is not cruelty: Here are some of the other cruel observationsTaunting a wife and ridiculing her lacking of English speaking skills don't amount to cruelty under law, says a recent Bombay High Court ruling granting bail to a man charged with the abetment of suicide and showing cruelty to his wife.
Jan 21, 2017
Narendra Modi arrives in Dehradun for military conference, Election Commission warns against influencing votersPrime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Dehradun to hold the Combined Commanders' Conference in the capital city of poll-bound Uttarakahand, but likely to stay away from any public speecahes as the Election Commission has warned against influencing voters.
Jan 17, 2017
Goa Assembly Election 2017: AAP alleges bias by govt officials; seeks EC interventionAlleging bias, the AAP on Tuesday approached the Election Commission and sought deterrent action against "hostile" officials of the Goa government, even as it raised the issue of symbols identical to party's "broom" being used by some to "mislead" the people.
Jan 16, 2017
SC allows abortion of 24-week foetus, but why should women go to court in the first place?The Supreme Court on Monday permitted a woman in Mumbai to abort her 24 week foetus on the grounds that continuing with the pregnancy could endanger the life of the woman. Abortion is legal in India, but it's not at will, it's only permissible if it would involve a risk to the health of the pregnant woman.
Jan 16, 2017
Maratha morcha in Mumbai postponed to 6 March due to election code of conductThe silent rally of Maratha community under the banner of 'Maratha Kranti Morcha' has been postponed to 6 March in the wake of election code of conduct.
Jan 14, 2017
Pune: Man booked for 'raping' his 12-year-old daughterA man was booked here for allegedly raping his 12-year-old daughter, said police. They said the mother of the victim too was booked, who after knowing that the minor girl was pregnant, forced her to leave the home
Jan 12, 2017
UP Assembly Election 2017: EC censures Sakshi Maharaj for blaming Muslims for population boomAddressing a gathering of seers in Meerut, the Sakhsi Maharaj indirectly held the Muslims responsible for the population explosion.
Jan 11, 2017
Juvenile delinquency: Root of the problem needs to be addressed instead of the punishmentStudies have identified higher violent tendencies of juveniles, and potential underlying factors need to be analysed in depth; the root of the problem needs to be dealt with rather than focusing only on the punishment aspect of it
Jan 10, 2017
Election 2017: Will take stern action if Model Code of Conduct is violated, says ECIn a strong letter, citing a recent judgement of the Supreme Court, the Election Commission (EC) said peace and tranquility during the polls process is "absolutely essential