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7 January, 2019 2:47 PM Despite opposition uproar, Lok Sabha passes Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill 2018

New Delhi: Amid uproar created by the opposition on various issues, the Lok Sabha on Monday passed 'The Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018'. The bill was introduced by Union Minister PP Choudhary. The Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018 will amend the Divorce Act, 1869; Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act, 1939; Special Marriage Act, 1954; Hindu Marriage 163

7 January, 2019 11:11 AM Pink Cab Service With Female Drivers For Women At Bengaluru Airport

Cabs driven by women for female passengers were flagged off at the Kempegowda International Airport today. "The women drivers will be fluent in multiple languages, well versed with local areas and trained in self-defence tactics to strengthen the safety and security of women passengers," the airport said in a statement. The tech hub's airport is located 137

7 January, 2019 8:39 AM In new avatar, TDP MP Naramalli Sivaprasad dresses up like MGR during protests in Parliament

TDP MP Naramalli Sivaprasad dressed up like MGR during protests in Parliament. NEW DELHI: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MP Naramalli Sivaprasad on Monday dressed up like former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MG Ramachandran (MGR) during the protests in Parliament demanding 'Special Category Status' to Andhra Pradesh. Soon after the Parliament convened for normal 129

7 January, 2019 8:04 AM Bihar’s Mahagathbandhan meets today: Seat sharing, strategy for Lok Sabha polls on agenda

BJP-led NDA finalising its seat-sharing formula has put pressure on the Mahagathbandhan to reach an agreement soon Opposition parties in Bihar are set to meet on January 7 to begin formal seat-sharing negotiations for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. The lunch meeting is expected to be attended by all constituents of the alliance, including Rashtriya Janata 251

7 January, 2019 7:20 AM Mining dependents march to Goa Transport minister's residence

Sudin Dhavalikar had earlier also assured to take up their woes with Modi, he said, adding that the march to his private residence on Monday was to follow up the issue. Hundreds of people dependent on the mining industry in Goa on January 7 marched to Transport Minister Sudin Dhavalikar's residence near here over their demand for resumption of iron ore extraction 81

7 January, 2019 6:55 AM Trump says look forward to 'State of the Union' address to speak before world

This would be Trumps's first State of the Union address wherein the democrats would be in majority in the House of Representatives.   Washington: US President Donald Trump said he looks forward to speaking to the world in his annual State of the Union address later this month. Newly-sworn-in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi last week invited President Trump 219

7 January, 2019 5:24 AM Bypoll in Karunanidhi’s constituency Tiruvarur cancelled over Cyclone Gaja aftermath

An Election Commission order said the notification issued for the bypoll had been cancelled. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has cancelled the January 28 Tiruvarur bypoll, necessitated by the demise of DMK leader M Karunanidhi, after political parties expressed reservation in holding the exercise in view of the ongoing relief measures following 177

7 January, 2019 4:16 AM Marginal increase in fuel prices; petrol being sold at Rs 68.50/litre in Delhi, Rs 74.16/litre in Mumbai

There was a marginal increase in petrol and diesel prices on Monday. NEW DELHI: After days of significant decline in fuel prices, there was a marginal increase in petrol and diesel prices on Monday. According to news ANI, in the national capital Delhi, petrol and diesel were being retailed at Rs 68.50/litre and Rs 62. 24/litre, respectively. While in Mumbai 175

7 January, 2019 3:20 AM ONGC to invest Rs 6,000 crore in drilling wells in Assam

State-run oil behemoth ONGC on Sunday said it will pump in Rs 6,000 crore in drilling 200 wells over the next seven years in Assam in order to increase the output from the state. The investment will take place Sivasagar and Charaideo districts of Upper Assam, besides planning to hire over 300 persons in the state, ONGC Director (Onshore) S K Moitra said. "The ONGC would 120

6 January, 2019 7:02 PM HD Kumaraswamy Appoints 14 Congress Leaders As Board, Corporation Heads

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Sunday appointed 14 Congress lawmakers as heads to boards and corporations after much leader. He has also issued orders appointing eight Congress legislators as parliamentary secretaries. However, Mr Kumaraswamy has not made any appointments to the posts of deputy chairman of the planning commission, special 542