Jamia Teachers’ Solidarity Association (JTSA) released a press statement and said that they hoped the ‘justice’ granted to Colonel Purohit is extended to all terror-accused, irrespective of their religion
New Delhi: The Supreme Court, by majority judgement, today declared the practice of triple talaq as unconstitutional. The judgement was delivered by a five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar and comprising Justices R F Nariman, U U Lalit and Kurian Joseph and Abdul Nazir. The three judges said that the triple talaq was unconstitutional and un-Islamic. However, the two judges (Justice Nazeer and Justice Kehar) gave a dissenting judgement. The apex court decision came on a bunch of petitions challenging the practice of triple talaq.
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Thirteen coaches of Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express train went off-track as carriages slammed into each other at Khatauli near Muzzafarnagar in western Uttar Pradesh on Saturday evening, killing 23 and injuring 156 people. The railway officials announced a compensation of Rs 3.5 lakh to the family of those killed and Rs 50,000 for those seriously injured. A desperate search for survivors is underway. Though stern action has been taken against eight officials with immediate effect, the cause of the accident is yet to be ascertained.
Rahul Roy, speaks to Hardnews about the success of the protests and also discusses the road ahead for the movement
Hardnews Bureau Delhi
As the country celebrated its 70th Independence Day, debt-ridden farmers in Maharashtra took to the streets to protest against the delay in rolling out the farm loan waiver scheme and refused to allow ministers to hoist flags
Debasrita Chakraborty Delhi
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New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has conducted raids at about a dozen places in the Kashmir valley in connection with alleged terror funding from Pakistan and Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK), official sources said here on Wednesday. NIA personnel, assisted by local Crime Branch (CB) and state police raided about a dozen places in Srinagar and Tangmarg in Baramulla district and Handwara in the frontier district of Kupwara since early Wednesday morning.
Nepalese still have harrowing memories of the damage that the 1962 war between China and India caused them. They do not want the Doklam stand-off to spin out of control
Abeer Kapoor Delhi
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Hardnews Bureau Delhi