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The ordinance looks at deterring the practice of divorce by uttering the word ‘talaq’ thrice, by making the practice a punishable offence with imprisonment up to three years and a fine for the husband. It has been brought into force for the third time in less than a year.
The 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamat-ud-Dawa and its charity wing Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation have been banned amid intense global pressure to rein in the militant groups following the #Pulwama terror attack.
Before coming to India, Prince Salman described himself as “Pakistan’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia”, a statement received with delight by Prime Minister Imran Khan. While Modi was busy hugging the Saudi prince and laying out the red carpet for him, his supporters continued to harass hapless Kashmiris, TV comedians and journalists.
In 2016, the then BJP government led by Raman Singh awarded 608 hectares of Baghmada mines to Vedanta group to mine around 2.7 tons of gold and the auction was justified by saying that it would generate royalty payments of over Rs 80 crore for the state. But to the villagers of Sonakhan and Baghmada, the move depriving them of their traditional lifestyle and parental land, is a cruel joke.
The Supreme Court said that Anil Ambani did not willfully pay Rs 550 crore dues it owed to Ericsson India. Shares of Reliance Group companies on Wednesday closed 4.3 percent lower after the apex court ruling.
The director of Chanel's Fashion Creation Studio, Ms. Viard, was Lagerfeld's friend and collaborator for almost 30 years and will now look after the company's creative work.
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The horrors of women being tortured and killed under the pretext that they were witches have haunted the Jharkhand countryside for years. Yet, such cases hit the national headlines only when a particularly brutal killing takes place.
This is a part of the Emergency Response Support System (ERSS) initiative which is an integration of police (100), fire (101), health (108) and women (1090) helpline numbers to provide emergency services through the single number '112'. Read more: www.firstpost.com