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Triple Talaq verdict: Centre won't rush to enact a new law

New Delhi, Aug 22: The Centre is unlikely to rush into getting Parliament to pass a legislation following the Supreme Court's verdict declaring Islamic instant divorce law as arbitrary and unconstitutional.

Rather, the government will send an advisory to all States to ensure the compliance of the Supreme Court order on 'triple talaq', officials said.

As the law...

SC verdict on Triple Talaq forbids govt intervention in Personal Law: PFI

New Delhi, Aug 22: Popular Front of India general secretary Mohammed Ali Jinnah has stated that the Judgment of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in Triple Talaq issue forbids the government from intervening in Muslim Personal Law, though it has struck down the practice of Triple Talaq for six months. It is noteworthy that the majority verdict of three judges has...

Former MP Shahabuddin charge-sheeted in journalist murder case

Muzaffarpur, Aug 22: Former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin was today charge sheeted by the CBI in a special court here for the offences of murder and criminal conspiracy in the killing of journalist Rajdeo Ranjan in May last year.

Sunil Singh Rawat, the investigating officer of the case, and public prosecutor Deep Narayan submitted the charge sheet against Shahabuddin,...

HC notice to internet cos, govt on plea against Blue Whale challenge

New Delhi, Aug 22: The Delhi High Court today sought the response of Facebook, Google and Yahoo on a plea to direct them to take down the links of Blue Whale challenge, an internet-based suicide game that has been allegedly linked to several deaths of children worldwide.

A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari...

Lt Col Shrikant Purohit greeted with flowers, says ‘I am happy’ with SC bail

Mumbai, Aug 22: A day after Supreme Court granted him bail, Lt Colonel Shrikant Purohit was greeted with flowers outside Taloja jail on Tuesday morning.

Purohit was on his way to the Mumbai sessions court on Tuesday morning, to attend the regular hearing.

“I am very happy. Thank you,” he said to TV reporters outside the jail.



Dhinakaran says AIADMK merger 'betrayal' of Gen Secy Sasikala

Chennai, Aug 22: Sidelined party Deputy General Secretary T T V Dhinkaran has dubbed the merger of two factions of the AIADMK as a "betrayal" of party general secretary V K Sasikala.

Breaking his silence on the sudden developments leading to the merger of the factions led by Chief Minister K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam yesterday, Dhinakaran, in a...

SC suspends triple talaq for 6 months, asks Parliament to make a law

New Delhi, Aug 22: In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended the triple talaq verdict for the next six months with immediate effect. The top court also asked the Parliament to bring in the new law to govern the issue. Three out of five judges hearing the case have declared triple talaq as 'arbitary' and 'unconstitutional'....


AIADMK factions merged, OPS is deputy CM, Sasikala to be removed

Chennai, Aug 21: Amid the hectic political drama, the two warring AIADMK factions in Tamil Nadu announced the merger on Monday with rebel group leader O Panneerselvam (OPS) will be a part of Edappadi K Palaniswami's cabinet as deputy chief minister, a newly created post.

The new look AIADMK also decided to convene general council meeting to formally adopt...

SC to tomorrow pronounce judgement on 'triple talaq'

New Delhi, Aug 21: The Supreme Court would tomorrow pronounce its judgement on the controversial issue of whether the practice of 'triple talaq' among Muslims is fundamental to the religion.

A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar had reserved its verdict on May 18 after a six-day marathon hearing during the summer vacation.


Merger of AIADMK factions likely today

Chennai, Aug 21: The expected merger of AIADMK factions led by Chief Minister K Palaniswami and rebel leader O Panneerselvam is likely to fructify today.

Palaniswami and Panneerselvam are likely to arrive at the party headquarters here by noon and formalise the merger deal, party sources indicated.

Ahead of the formalisation of the deal, the Palaniswami camp is...