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Cabinet approves ordinance on Triple Talaq: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said : The Union Cabinet Tuesday gave its nod to issue the Triple Talaq ordinance, which makes the practice of instant triple talaq by Muslim men a penal offence. A bill which seeks to make the practice of talaq-e-biddat void is pending in Rajya Sabha. The bill will lapse on June 3 with the dissolution of the present Lok Sabha. The Cabinet has given its nod

PM Narendra Modi Walks Up to Opposition In Parliament, Greets Sonia Gandhi, Others

Prime Minister Narendra Modi walked up to the Opposition benches in Parliament on Monday morning, greeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi with a Namaste and shaking hands with leaders like former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav and Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, all seated in the front row. PM Modi, who arrived in the Lok Sabha about five minutes before

PM Narendra Modi announces Rs 1.25 lakh crore Bihar package

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a Rs 1.25 lakh crore Bihar┬ápackage to “change the face of Bihar”. Modi inaugurated a national highway project in Ara town of Bhojpur district and said: “I am announcing a package of Rs 1.25 lakh crore. This package will change the face of Bihar.” He said Rs 40,000 crore left from an earlier aid to the state will also be given, taking the