All India Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev alleged the BJP government was trying to strike a quid pro quo with the passing of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill and the women's reservation bill.
The council on Saturday cut rates on 88 items, including ethanol, carpets, fridge, washing machine, paints and varnishes and also allowed input tax credit for textile sector.
Rafale deal: Two days after targetting the government on the Rafale jet deal, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of doing a "flip-flop" on the secrecy clause. He alleged that there was certainly a "scam" in the controversial deal with France.
Sait was manhandled by sub-inspector M H Ilayaraja, who slapped and hit him with a stick repeatedly, as five other constables stood and watched without intervening.
According to reports, the strike was more effective in the financial capital Mumbai, while in other parts of the country, including Delhi, it showed partial response only.
As per a report by Naval Analyses, India has 15 conventional submarines (SSKs), two nuclear-powered submarines (SSBs) with nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles (SSBNs) and one nuclear-powered submarine (SSN) INS Chakra.
In a series of tweets, Anil Baluni also claimed that the Congress had decided to contest only 150 seats in the Lok Sabha polls, while Gandhi was dreaming to become the prime minister
The amount would be increased to Rs two lakh per acre from the existing Rs one lakh.
Lyric Jain, a Cambridge University engineering student originally from Mysore, set up Logically last year and has since developed the West Yorkshire-based start-up into a machine-learning platform to filter real from fiction.
If the IPC is amended, the government will not have to bring a stand-alone law on mob lynching.
The MLA, who dropped out of school after class 7, realised the need to resume his schooling during an education campaign for young tribal girls in his region and was encouraged by his daughters in this endeavour.
The girl informed her parents about the incident, who took her to the government hospital here. The hospital authorities informed the Child Welfare Committee for suitable action.
Addressing the Congress Working Committee, which met for the first time under his leadership, Gandhi appealed to the party workers to come together to "win back the trust" of the people.
Released annually since 2016, the index examines governance performance in the states through a data-based framework, ranking them on social and economic development they are able to provide.
"The latest data shows that 96,372 Indian tourists visited Nepal in the period while the number of Chinese was 71,379. The number of tourists from the US was 43,816, while the number of Japanese tourists stood at 13, 851," the Himalayan Times reported.
The court was hearing a PIL initiated on its own after it came across a news report saying that several Ravana effigies, built by artisans who came here from Rajasthan for Dussehra, were destroyed or confiscated by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation.
The Kanchipuram district collector, and police, ambulance and fire services personnel are working round-the-clock. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel joined the rescue operations late last night, the health secretary said.
As for the allegation of breach of trust, the complainant had alleged that despite being in a relationship with her, the petitioner had continued to maintain "sexual relations with her husband and with other men".
As per the existing rules, the trade unions are first verified by the Chief Labour Commissioner (Central), consequent to which the Ministry of Labour and Employment provides recognition. There are 13 recognised central trade unions/ federations at present in the country.
In a letter to Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat, Gandhi said he hoped the poll body was taking more such steps to make voting more accessible to the physically challenged people and extended the Congress party's support to this initiative.