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Sep 26, 2019
Govt institutes Sardar Patel National Unity Award: All you need to know about India's highest civilian honourThe government of India instituted the highest civilian award in the name of India’s first deputy prime minister Sardar Vallabhai Patel
Sep 24, 2019
Gianni Infantino makes plea to 'kick racism out' of Italian football during FIFA Best Football Awards ceremony in MilanFIFA president Gianni Infantino on Monday made a plea to "kick racism out" of Italian football, during the FIFA Best Football Awards ceremony in Milan.
Sep 18, 2019
Barack Obama meets Greta Thunberg, calls her 'planet's greatest advocates'Thunberg said, "No one is too small to have an impact and change the world, so just do everything you can. Be creative."
Aug 11, 2019
Article 370 scrapped: Opposition's condemnation out of sync with public demand, feeds into BJP narrativeThe abrogation of Article 370 prompted a series of protests in the national capital, essentially by all Left parties and students of central universities: Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi University, Ambedkar University and Jamia Milia Islamia.
Aug 09, 2019
Did Article 370 impede Jammu and Kashmir's growth? Volatile situation, geographical constraints hurt state's economy, not special statusIt is utterly wrong and unjust to blame Article 370 for every minor or major shortfall faced by Jammu and Kashmir state in the path of development under prevailing circumstances which have already taken a toll on economy.
Aug 08, 2019
Presidential order amending Article 367 removed possible roadblocks in path of Article 370 revocationPerhaps the most important part of the unamended Article 370 was the proviso to clause 3. Clause 3 itself authorised the President to pass an order removing or modifying parts of Article 370
Aug 06, 2019
Article 370 revoked: Petition filed in Supreme Court challenging Presidential Order on ending J&K's special statusThe plea has been filed by advocate ML Sharma who claimed that the presidential order was "illegal" as it was passed without taking consent from the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly.
Jul 31, 2019
Explainer: Difference between a Bill and an Act; how a draft legislation becomes a law after multiple readings in ParliamentWhen a bill has been passed, it is sent to the President for his approval per Article 111. The President can assent or withhold his assent to a bill or he can return a bill.
Jul 07, 2019
Youth Congress president Keshav Chand Yadav resigns from post, takes ‘full responsibility’ of party’s loss in Lok Sabha electionIndian Youth Congress president Keshav Chand Yadav on Saturday resigned from his post while taking 'full responsibility' of the party's defeat in the Lok Sabha elections. Keshav Chand Yadav, who hails from Deoria district of Uttar Pradesh was appointed the Youth Congress chief in May last year. He had been the national general secretary of Indian Youth Congress and was in charge of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh.
Jun 26, 2019
Ex-Union minister Arif Mohammad Khan supports Narendra Modi's statement in LS on triple talaq, recalls Shah Bano caseAfter Prime Minister Narendra Modi quoted former union minister Arif Mohammad Khan in his speech in the Lok Sabha, the latter on Tuesday sided with him and said that Modi used his quote to send across a message. Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier asked Congress to support the Triple Talaq Bill saying it can make up for two 'missed opportunities' on the issue of women empowerment in the past. The Triple Talaq Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha last week amid a huge uproar from the Opposition parties, which are against criminalising the offence.