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20 September, 2018 6:10 PM Jammu and Kashmir: BJP releases first list of 380 candidates for urban local bodies polls

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the BJP on Thursday released the first list of 380 candidates for urban local bodies (ULB) elections scheduled to be held in four phases in October. The list of the candidates included 120 women activists of the party covering municipal corporations, municipal councils and municipal committees of Jammu region, a spokesman 36

19 September, 2018 7:09 AM Executive Order To Make Triple Talaq An Offence Cleared: LIVE Updates

Triple Talaq: The triple talaq law, officially called Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017, dilutes three contentious provisions. The cabinet today approved an executive order or ordinance making triple talaq or instant divorce an offence after an amended draft bill failed to clear Rajya Sabha in the last session of parliament amid disagreement 47

12 September, 2018 9:31 AM Mumbai Jail OK For Vijay Mallya? UK Court To Review "Step-By-Step Video"

Wanted tycoon Vijay Mallya is back at a London court, which will review a video of the Mumbai jail cell where he might be lodged once he is extradited to India. The judge, who is hearing India's appeal for his extradition, had asked for the video to see if the facilities in Indian jails meet the stands of Europe's Human Rights Commission. The judge is also likely 12

12 September, 2018 5:42 AM Mahindra and Mahindra slumps after US probe into Fiat Chrysler Jeep complaint

Fiat Chrysler has filed a complaint against M&M alleging infringement of intellctual property if it jeep design. Shares of Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) fell as much as 2.86 percent after a US regulator announced a probe into a complaint filed by Fiat Chrysler. The stock touched an intraday high of Rs 951.00 and an intraday low of Rs 913.50. The US International 105

11 September, 2018 5:08 AM "Daddy Burnt Me When I Was Eating," Hyderabad 4-Year-Old Tells Rescuers

When differences cropped up between the child's mother and her new partner recently, they started venting out their frustration on the child. A four-year-old girl in Hyderabad was branded with a hot iron spoon, beaten and pinched allegedly by her mother and her live-in partner. The child, who was rescued by activists , has narrated what she went through 62

9 September, 2018 7:01 PM Don't Use Public Money For Party-Motivated Yatras: Congress

The Congress alleged that states going to polls have indulged in rampant "extravagant publicity" by way of Jan Ashirwad Yatra, Gaurav Yatra and Vikas Yatra respectively at the state's expense. The Congress on Sunday urged the Election Commission to issue advisories to the chief ministers of poll-bound states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh 55

7 September, 2018 9:42 AM What Dad Told Me On Phone After 377 Verdict: A Gay Man's Story

For years, the LGBT community has lived with the stigma attached to their identities and has fought for decades for the right to be treated equally. After the Supreme Court overruled its own 2013 decision and partially struck down Section 377, a controversial British-era law that banned consensual gay sex, members of the LGBT community shared stories 305

6 September, 2018 3:02 PM Section 377 verdict: India joins countries where protests led to decriminalisation of gay sex

Women and men had to take to the streets in these countries to fight for equal rights for the LGBT community. Germany | Prior to the Nazi era, the country was fairly tolerant towards homosexuality, albeit without a legal status. However, under Adolf Hitler's regime, thousands of homosexuals were prosecuted. Post-World War II, the Nazi extensions were repealed 80

6 September, 2018 1:11 PM SC verdict on Article 377: India joins 25 nations where homosexuality is legal

72 countries and territories worldwide still continue to criminalise same-sex relationships. NEW DELHI: With the Supreme Court decriminalising gay sex in a landmark and historic ruling on Thursday, India joined 25 other countries where homosexuality is legal. However, 72 countries and territories worldwide still continue to criminalise same-sex relationships 93

6 September, 2018 10:20 AM Homosexuality not a crime, but do not support same-sex marriages: RSS

However, he maintained the Sangh's old stand and said gay marriage and such relationships were not "compatible with nature". "These relationships are not natural, so we do not support this kind of relationship. Homosexuality is not a crime, the RSS said Thursday, while maintaining that it does not support same-sex marriage as it was "not natural". The comments 55