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Wednesday , August 23 , 2017
 
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Instant talaq outlawed

Aug 23, 2017
A wave of rare consensus swept most of the national landscape today as the Supreme Court declared the instant triple talaq unconstitutional and outlawed it by a 3:2 majority verdict.   | Read..

Mamata calls hill talks

Aug 23, 2017
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today said the government would hold talks with all peace-seekers in the hills on August 29 at Nabanna.   | Read..

Rs 32.2cr for leave forgone

Aug 23, 2017
Anilkumar Manibhai Naik isn't riding off into the sunset - at least not yet.   | Read..

Afghan relief & risk

Aug 23, 2017
President Donald Trump has demanded India do more for Afghanistan and criticised Pakistan for allowing terrorist "safe havens", while committing to continue...   | Read..

Keishing passes away

Aug 23, 2017
Former Manipur chief minister and Rajya Sabha MP Rishang Keishing died today at the age of 96 following multiple-organ failure.   | Read..

Flood toll on roads pegged at Rs 1000cr

Aug 23, 2017
Floodwaters have inflicted damage of over Rs 1,000 crore on 700km of state highways and "major district roads" so far, the government said today.   | Read..

Power tribunal blow to Reliance infra

Aug 23, 2017
The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity has upheld Odisha's Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC)'s decision to revoke licences of three power distribution companies -...   | Read..
Two women in Lucknow react to the Supreme court's verdict on Tuesday. (PTI)   | Read..
 
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It is the victory of women in the country

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President of the All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board on the triple talaq verdict

 
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Mirik municipal functions resume
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The idea of a university
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We didn't approach the BCCI to release players, says Sethi
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Judge faces Hasina's ire
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Infosys comfort mail to employees
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Glad goodbye to quickie talaq
Instant divorce for a dark complexion. Instant divorce two days after nikah.   | Read.. 
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Thirst joins litany of woes
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Threat to halt teaching
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