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Lok Sabha speaker accepts no-confidence motion against Modi govt, debate and voting on Friday

Wednesday  19:31,   18 july 2018
indianexpress

Lok Sabha speaker accepts no-confidence motion against Modi govt, debate and voting on FridayLok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday accepted a no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi-led government and announced that a debate followed [...]
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Russian Tourist Allegedly Raped At Tamil Nadu Guest House, 4 Detained

Wednesday  16:51,   18 july 2018
ndtv

Russian Tourist Allegedly Raped At Tamil Nadu Guest House, 4 DetainedChennai: A Russian woman was allegedly raped at a guest house in Tamil Nadu, police said. Four men at the guest house in the temple town of  Tiruvannamalai, 194 km from Chennai,[...]

Sabarimala temple row: Woman’s right to pray is equal to that of a man, observes SC judge

Wednesday  16:45,   18 july 2018
indianexpress

Sabarimala temple row: Woman’s right to pray is equal to that of a man, observes SC judge“Your (intervener) right to pray being a woman, is equal to that of a man and it is not dependent on a law to enable you to do that,” observed Justice DY[...]

Shashi Tharoor's "Hindu Taliban" Jibe Riles BJP Amid "Hindu Pakistan" Row

Wednesday  15:31,   18 july 2018
ndtv

Shashi Tharoor's "Hindu Taliban" Jibe Riles BJP Amid "Hindu Pakistan" Row"They are telling me to go to Pakistan. Who has given them the right to decide that because I am not a Hindu like them, that's why I can't stay in this[...]

Mumbai rain: Remarkable rescue of four of family minutes before their car got washed away - Video

Wednesday  14:40,   18 july 2018
financialexpress

Mumbai rain: Remarkable rescue of four of family minutes before their car got washed away - VideoTragedy struck when the car they were travelling in got caught in the heavy flow of water on Monday afternoon. Four of the family - 37-year-old Ashraf[...]

"Who Says We Don't Have Numbers?": Sonia Gandhi To NDTV On No-Trust Move

Wednesday  14:40,   18 july 2018
ndtv

"Who Says We Don't Have Numbers?": Sonia Gandhi To NDTV On No-Trust MoveFifteen years on, another no-confidence motion - by the Telugu Desam Party of N Chandrababu Naidu - will be taken up in parliament and this time too, the BJP-led[...]

No-Trust Motion Against Government Accepted In Lok Sabha: 10 Points

Wednesday  14:38,   18 july 2018
ndtv

No-Trust Motion Against Government Accepted In Lok Sabha: 10 PointsFor the first time in 15 years, a no-confidence motion against the government was moved and accepted in Lok Sabha today. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said she would soon notify the date[...]

Chennai Girl, 11, Sedated And Raped By 17 Men; Accused Thrashed In Court

Wednesday  07:25,   18 july 2018
ndtv

Chennai Girl, 11, Sedated And Raped By 17 Men; Accused Thrashed In CourtThe girl, who is hearing-impaired and lives with her parents in the largely unoccupied 300-apartment complex, was allegedly sedated and given spiked soft drinks by the[...]

Marriage doesn’t mean wife always ready for sex: Delhi HC on marital rape

Tuesday  19:05,   17 july 2018
indianexpress

Marriage doesn’t mean wife always ready for sex: Delhi HC on marital rapeThe court in its observation held that physical force is not necessary for constituting the offence of rape. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and C Hari Shankar [...]

Section 377: SC reserves order, verdict on constitutional validity likely before October

Tuesday  17:05,   17 july 2018
indianexpress

Section 377: SC reserves order, verdict on constitutional validity likely before OctoberThe Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved the verdict on pleas challenging the constitutional validity of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which[...]

Rahul Gandhi's Tweet Comeback For BJP In Muslim Remark Row

Tuesday  17:02,   17 july 2018
ndtv

Rahul Gandhi's Tweet Comeback For BJP In Muslim Remark Row"I stand with the last person in the line. The exploited, marginalised and the persecuted. Their religion, caste or beliefs matter little to me. I seek out those in pain and embrace them. [...]

Activist Swami Agnivesh Attacked Allegedly By BJP Workers In Jharkhand

Tuesday  17:00,   17 july 2018
ndtv

Activist Swami Agnivesh Attacked Allegedly By BJP Workers In JharkhandJharkhand: Social Activist Swami Agnivesh was punched, kicked and pushed to the ground allegedly by BJP Yuva Morcha workers in Jharkhand today. The alleged BJP workers had shown[...]

Mobocracy can't be allowed, law needed to prevent lynchings: Supreme Court

Tuesday  11:31,   17 july 2018
indiatoday.in

Mobocracy can't be allowed, law needed to prevent lynchings: Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court also recommended that the government bring legislation that specifically targets lynching. Readers must note that the Supreme Court cannot direct[...]

Govt threatens to withdraw Delhi airport security over payment dispute

Tuesday  09:06,   17 july 2018
hindustantimes

Govt threatens to withdraw Delhi airport security over payment disputeIn the first week of July, the Union home secretary wrote to the ministry of civil aviation saying the home ministry would have no option but to withdraw security to the airport[...]

India asks states to inspect childcare homes run by Missionaries of Charity

Tuesday  07:55,   17 july 2018
reuters

India asks states to inspect childcare homes run by Missionaries of Charity all over the country inspected immediately," the ministry said in the statement.Missionaries of Charity spokeswoman Sunita Kumar could not provide an immediate comment to[...]