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30 April, 2017 1:05 AM Triple talaq should go, my govt will end practice: PM

Notwithstanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to the Muslim community to not view triple talaq from a "political perspective", several community leaders said that they favoured leaving the issue to introspection within the community, and that the matter should reach a consensus internally. He said that that his government will end the problem 22

29 April, 2017 8:28 PM Muslim community should save daughters from triple talaq: PM Narendra Modi

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 20 3

29 April, 2017 7:55 PM EC to call all-party meet on EVMs

Nasim Zaidi said that the commission intended to use voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) in all coming elections to bring in more transparency and boost the confidence of voters in the electoral process. "The commission's objective is to use VVPATs in all coming elections. India will perhaps be the first country where there will be 100% use of VVPATs 18

29 April, 2017 7:26 PM ‘Baahubali’ has increased my market value: Rana Daggubati

Actor Rana Daggubati said Baahubali was a career-defining film for him as people from the industry now had more trust in his vision and calibre as an artiste. The 32-year-old actor essays the role of Bhallaladeva in S.S. Rajamouli’s war epic, which released on Friday to a record-breaking opening. Rana said the success of the film has made it easier for him to green-light 17

29 April, 2017 7:25 PM Behind the information curtain: Kashmir has learnt to work around social media bans

SRINAGAR: In the Valley, some are calling it the “Information Curtain”, borrowing from a seven-year-old speech Hillary Clinton, then US secretary of state, gave on internet freedom. Countries that censor the net are creating a barrier that rivals the Iron Curtain of the Cold War era, reckoned Clinton. She counted China, Tunisia, Uzbekistan, Vietnam 19

29 April, 2017 6:47 PM IPL Highlights: Gujarat Lions (GL) vs Mumbai Indians (MI)

IPL Highlights and ball-by-ball commentary from the 35th T20 match between Gujarat Lions (GL) and Mumbai Indians (MI) at Saurashtra Cricket Association Ground in Rajkot on Saturday. Mumbai Indians cemented their second spot in the Indian Premier League 2017 points table with a five-run win over Gujarat Lions in the Super Over in Rajkot on Saturday night 16

29 April, 2017 5:40 PM Pakistan's interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan defends Sharif-Jindal meeting, says not an "unpatriotic" gesture

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan today defended a meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian tycoon Sajjan Jindal, saying it was not an "unpatriotic" gesture on the part of the Pakistani leader. "Everybody know my views about India but I would say that the Prime Minister was not unpatriotic when he met the Indian (businessman). He is very much patriotic 20

29 April, 2017 5:28 PM MuveAcoustics's over-ear wireless Bluetooth headphone Evoke launched in India at Rs 12,999

New Delhi: MuveAcoustics, a brand by Hong Kong-based consumer electronics company Zeeva, on Thursday launched a new over-ear wireless Bluetooth headphone -- Evoke MA-1999FB -- in India. At Rs 12,999, the headphone comes loaded with Bluetooth 4.0 and multi-device pairing capability. It runs on a lithium-ion battery with a full-recharge time of 2.5 hours 13

29 April, 2017 4:52 PM Attacked For Tribute To Jawans Killed In Kupwara, Sukma: JNU Professor

New Delhi: An assistant professor at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University or JNU today alleged that his car was vandalised and stones were thrown at his house by unknown attackers for organising an event on the university campus to condole the death of jawans in Sukma and Kupwara. "My car vandalized and stone-pelted at home at midnight as a reward for organizing 28

29 April, 2017 4:20 PM Don’t politicise triple talaq, find solution: Modi tells Muslims

Prime Minister hopes that progressive Muslims will come forward help Muslim daughters in their fight to find a way out Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that he hoped progressive Muslims would come forward and help “Muslim daughters” in their fight against triple talaq. Speaking at a function in New Delhi to honour Basaveshwara, a Bhakti 14