The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
Games people play

Koreas take another step towards peace in the peninsula, seek to joint host Olympics.

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
Failing the test

The Dehradun school whose staff allegedly tried to cover up a gangrape acted against the law and their duty to students

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
Hasty step

Triple talaq law needed to undergo legislative scrutiny. By opting for the ordinance, the government lost a chance at nuancing it.

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
Space for art

It takes an evolved sensibility to choose artists for fellow travellers on a journey to the moon

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
Blood weddings

Honour killings test state’s commitment to constitutional morality that protects rights of the marginalised and minority

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
The future RSS

Mohan Bhagwat nuances Sangh’s line on Hindutva, identity. What will it take for swayamsewaks to act on it is the question

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September 19, 1978, Forty Years Ago: West Asia Agreement

September 19, 1978, Forty Years Ago: US President Jimmy Carter, Egypt President Anwar Sadat and Israel Prime Minister Menachem Begin have achieved success beyond expectation at the Camp David summit, the newspaper reported.

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
Coercive charity

Kerala government’s attempt to force employees to contribute for flood rehab contrasts with the voluntary spirit seen during relief

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
The Sweden show

For seven years, an ordinary citizen was allowed to tweet what they wanted from the handle for a week, the only restriction being that they break no laws. There were surprises, of course, like the man who tweeted on the pleasures of self pleasure.

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
Small big step

The Narendra Modi government, which was politically best positioned to bring about this and other probably more significant management reforms in state-owned banks, did little in this direction for much of its tenure.

US President Jimmy Carter and Prime Minister Menachem Begin of Israel concluded a four-and-half-hour meeting as the West Asia summit meeting moved toward a close.
Forty Years Ago: September 18, 1978

External Affairs Minister A B Vajpayee was given a warm welcome when he arrived in the capital of Uzbekistan on the last leg of his eight-day official visit to the Soviet Union.

Thanks but no thanks, Murakami said too in a cryptic response to his nomination.
Prized possessions

What’s a writer without his prizes? According to Murakami, it is the sum of his books, the breadth of his readership.

The report is a reminder that the country’s health divide is also about the development disparity between tribal and non-tribal areas.
Failed by state

Report on the poor health of tribal communities raises questions about delivery of government programmes.

Thanks but no thanks, Murakami said too in a cryptic response to his nomination.
Space opera

The Isro case leaves behind an important caution about national security, and a precedent for securing compensation.

Krishan Kant, Janata MP, assailed Oriville Freeman, president of the Business International Corporation of the USA, for criticising India’s policy on foreign investments.
Forty Years Ago: September 17, 1978

Black superman Muhammad Ali outpointed Leon Spinks before a crowd of 70,000 to regain his World Heavyweight Boxing crown, the only man in history to do it for a third time.

It is well understood that Myanmar is not a full democracy.
Failing the mandate

Reluctance of Myanmar’s civilian leadership to speak up for a free media betrays its fear of the military, lack of conviction.

In calendar year 2018, the rupee has depreciated by almost 13 per cent, which is seen by the government as too fast-paced a slide.
Rumble over rupee

Government steps in to arrest its slide against the dollar. The panic over its depreciation may be uncalled for.

Among Indian and Pakistani comics, it is the contrasts with rail travel and the inherent elitism associated with flying — served on the way by persons speaking a colonial language — that have provided the bulk of the humour.
Up in the air

Sri Lankan President’s attack on airplane cashew nuts is passé, the punchlines on eating in the sky have been exhausted.

Israeli sources said they were making major concessions at Camp David to prevent failure of the talks.
Forty Years Ago: September 15, 1978

At a press conference in Moscow, External Affairs Minister A B Vajpayee said he had given a categorical assurance to the Soviet Union that “India would not normalise its relations with China at the cost of dependable friends like the Soviet Union”.

Thanks but no thanks, Murakami said too in a cryptic response to his nomination.
Every breath you take

The Global Burden of Disease study shines the light on challenges for Ayushman Bharat.

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