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  • Revocation of Article 370 is a well-thought decision to usher in a new era of development in J&K, Ladakh: PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, a new era has begun for the people of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh with the revocation of Article 370. Addressing the nation this evening, the Prime Minister said, the dream of Sardar Patel, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, Dr Shayam Prasad Mookerjee, Atal Bihar Vajpayee and crores of patriots has […]

    Pranab Mukherjee awarded Bharat Ratna by President Kovind

    President Ram Nath Kovind today conferred country’s highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna on former President Pranab Mukherjee and posthumously on social activist Nanaji Deshmukh and singer Bhupen Hazarika. Pranab Mukherjee received the award from the President, at a function in Rashtrapati Bhawan. Bhupen Hazarika’s son Tej Hazarika received the award on his behalf. While a […]

    Sushma Swaraj’s last rites performed with full state honours

    The last rites of Senior BJP Leader and Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj were performed with state honours at Lodhi Crematorium in New Delhi this evening. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, several Union Ministers including Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and Prakash Javadekar, BJP Veteran L K Advani, senior Congress leader […]

    Former EAM Sushma Swaraj passes away

    Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passed away in New Delhi last night after suffering a massive cardiac arrest. She was 67. AIIMS sources said, the senior BJP leader was brought to the hospital around 9:30 last evening. They said, a team of doctors attended to her but could not revive her. Sushma Swaraj had […]

    Jammu & Kashmir is integral part of India: Amit Shah

    The Government today moved the statutory resolution in the Lok Sabha to scrap the special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370. The Lok Sabha has taken up the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Bill, 2019 for consideration and passing. The Bill seeks to make Jammu and Kashmir a Union Territory with legislature and Ladakh, […]

    Rajya Sabha passes Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill

    The government today announced the repealing of Article 370 which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The resolutions in this regard were adopted by the Rajya Sabha. The Upper House also passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Bill, 2019 by voice vote that seeks to make Jammu and Kashmir a Union Territory with the […]

    Govt introduces J&K Reorganisation Bill 2019 in Rajya Sabha; moves resolution revoking Article 370

    Amid Opposition uproar, the government today introduced the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 in the Rajya Sabha. It also moved a resolution revoking Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir. Home Minister Amit Shah introduced the bill as well as moved the resolution in the House. Opposition members belonging from Congress, Left, TMC, SP, PDP, […]

    Govt imposes restrictions under section 144 in Srinagar and some other districts of J&K

    In Jammu and Kashmir, government has imposed restrictions under Section 144 of the CrPC in Srinagar and some other districts with effect from midnight last night. According to an order, there shall be no movement of public and all educational institutions in Srinagar district shall remain closed. The order said, identity cards of essential services […]

    Parliament passes Triple Talaq Bill

    Parliament has passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 or Triple Talaq bill, with the Rajya Sabha approving it this evening. 99 members voted in favour of the bill while 84 against it. The Lok Sabha has already passed the bill. The bill seeks to declare the practice of instant Triple […]

    Lok Sabha passes Triple Talaq Bill

    The Lok Sabha today passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage), Bill, 2019 commonly known as Triple Talaq bill by voice vote. Replying to the debate on the Bill, Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said it was important to bring in a law banning instant triple talaq as the practice has continued despite […]