New Delhi [India], Apr 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appealed to the Muslim community to find for proper solution to end the controversial practice of triple talaq. Addressing the Basva festival, Prime Minister Modi told media, "I believe people from Muslim community would come up to solve the issue of triple talaq and act as savior to the Muslim women in this crucial period." He went on to say that there should be no discrimination in the country, adding that Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas is the motto of his government and it will fulfill promises made to the people without any discrimination.
As controversy brewed over Robert Vadra - Priyanka Gandhi land deals, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday lashed out at the Modi led-Central government for targeting the couple.
Sevilla coach Jorge Sampaoli is the Argentine FA's choice to take charge of the national team for the remaining qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup, AFA president Claudio Tapia said on Thursday. "Sampaoli is the chosen one," Tapia, who sacked coach Edgardo Bauza after his election to the AFA chair last month, told ESPN.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], April 28 (ANI): The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Friday accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of playing press conference after every court-decision, to declare themselves innocent. SP's scathing attack came after Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, a key accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, was granted bail on Tuesday by the Bombay High Court.
People in Karnataka claimed they faced the most corruption — especially when interacting with or availing government services — while residents of Himachal Pradesh said they faced the least corruption, according to a public survey conducted by a New Delhi-based think-tank in 20 states across India.
The Kolkata Knight Riders skipper has said that his foundation will take care of the entire education expenses of the children of the martyrs.
The pay commission had recommended abolition of or subsuming of allowances like acting, assisting cashier, cycle, condiment, flying squad, haircutting, rajbhasha, rajdhani, robe, shoe, shorthand, soap, spectacle, uniform, vigilance and washing.
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday filed a supplementary chargesheet against three of the accused in the Rose Valley chit fund scam including the company chief and two Trinamool Congress MPs who were arrested earlier.
New Delhi [India], Apr. 28 (ANI): Union Minister of Urban Development and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Venkaiah Naidu will review the implementation and progress of various new urban development and housing missions launched by the central government in Haryana today at a high level meeting at Chandigarh. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, concerned ministers of the State Government, Secretaries of the two urban ministries, Chief Secretary of Haryana and National and state Level Mission Directors of new urban missions and other senior officials will attend the review meeting chaired by the Union Minister.
This was a Manchester derby in the English Premier League that won't go down in the history books as one to remember or savour. Manchester City huffed and puffed but could not do enough with all their possession, while Manchester United did what most Jose Mourinho teams have done in the past – shut the opposition out. At the end of the 90 minutes, the biggest talking point was the sending off of Marouane Fellaini, who did what Marouane Fellaini has done quite often in his career – lose his head by, well, using his head on Sergio Aguero.
A month after taking over, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has put most of the Akhilesh Yadav-era big-ticket projects under the scanner. The new government believes that the officials, including politicians, may not have been above board in the execution of these projects and may have engaged in corruption. To name a few, the list includes the new Agra-Lucknow Expressway and the Gomti river front development project.
Third seed Rafael Nadal remained on course for a 10th Barcelona Open title after reaching the quarter-finals with a 6-3 6-4 victory over Kevin Anderson on Thursday.
AIADMK (Amma) leader TTV Dinakaran's aide Sukesh Chandrasekar had struck a deal for Rs 50 crore to help the faction keep the two leaves symbol which was frozen by the Election Commission.
Bengaluru [India], Apr 28 (ANI): Namdhari XI produced a superlative performance as they thrashed Hockey Puducherry 15-0 in their Pool B clash of the 7th Sub Junior National Hockey Championship 2017 (Men) 'B' Division here last evening.
Berlin, April 28 (IANS) Members of Germany's lower house of parliament have approved a law that partially bans the full-face Islamic veil or the burqa, the media reported on Friday. After the approval on Thursday, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said the move to ban the burqa showed how far tolerance towards other cultures would go in Germany. Right-wing parties want Germany to emulate France where a total ban on wearing burqas in public places as has been in force since 2011.
Virat Kohli’s side need to win all their remaining games and hope for favourable results elsewhere if they hope to make the IPL play-offs.
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Apr .28 (ANI): Hockey Andhra Pradesh trounced Bengal Hockey Association 9-2 in the opening match of the 7th Junior National Hockey Championship 2017 (Women) 'B' Division here at the Aishbagh Stadium last evening.
New Delhi [India], April 28 (ANI): The grub lovers can now dive into the eclectic mix of local food and signature cocktails in the city, which never falls short on classy cocktail lounges or on thirsty patrons, quickly shrinking wallets. It is the first in the chain by Dive Bar and Restaurants Pvt Ltd. Be it a fender bender with your college mate or a spill-over of office exhaustion, the bar and eatery has a balm for all, making it the perfect perch for both young and old. Come for an evening of sports extravaganza and celebrate your favourite team with chilled beers to trickle down your mid-week grouches.
New Delhi [India], Apr. 28 (ANI): After the Bombay High Court rejected the appeal filed by Lt Col Purohit against the special court order rejecting his bail in 2008 Malegaon blasts, he has moved the Supreme Court on Friday seeking bail. On April 25, the Bombay High Court had in its order refused to grant bail to Purohit. Lawyer, Neela Gokhle had mentioned the matter before the apex court bench headed by Chief Justice of India Jagdish Singh Khehar The Supreme Court, however, said it would hear the matter in due course of timing.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday said that agricultural land bought by her in Haryana's Faridabad district or other property acquired by her had no links to finances of her husband, his Skylight Hospitality or reality major DLF.
Lakhimpurkheri (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Apr 28 (ANI): In a shocking display of intimidation over beef not being served during a wedding ceremony, a newly-wed woman here alleged that she was threatened to be divorced for her family's lack of hospitality. The victim, identified as Afsana, was allegedly threatened to be given 'talaq' over accusations of beef not being served during the wedding. The incident came to light when Afsana's father, Salari, paid a visit to his daughter's marital home in Bahraich district to complete the final set of wedding rituals.
Sukma (Chhattisgarh) [India], April 28 (ANI): The police has recovered the body of another Maoist from the Sukma attack site in Burkapal, taking their death toll to 11. Earlier, it was reported that as many as ten Maoists were killed and five injured in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district during a heavy exchange of fire two days ago, sources said. As many as 25 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed and five others injured in the encounter with the Maoists in Sukma earlier on Monday.
New Delhi [India], Apr 28 (ANI): Backing Priyanka Gandhi's refutation of any relation between the property she purchased in Haryana with alleged illegal acquired funds and her husband Robert Vadra's finances , the Congress party on Friday said the fact that 'no concrete' material has come out shows the character of the her statement. Agencies of several states are trying to harass and I think that the fact that no concrete material has come out shows the character of the statement made," Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi told ANI. Gandhi's statement claimed that such allegations against her appeared to have been based on questionable documents and had been publicised deliberately.
New Delhi [India], Apr 28 (ANI): With the Uttarakhand High Court directing the judicial magistrate to seize the EVMs used during the assembly polls, the Congress has called on the poll panel to 'come clear' and convince the nation of no tampering and manipulation with the voting machines. Congress leader Pradeep Tamta told ANI that if the High Court has taken the matter into consideration then the issue is serious.
The Belgian was dismissed when, moments after being booked for a foul on Sergio Aguero, he tripped the Argentine and then, in clear view of referee Martin Atkinson, confronted him by pushing his forehead towards the City forward who fell.