Day: September 27, 2018

Supreme Court decriminalises adultery in landmark judgment

open view web desk NEW DELHI- The Supreme Court on Thursday decriminalised adultery in a landmark judgment aimed at upholding the right to equality and freedom, scrapping a law first brought in under British colonial rule in 1860. In a unanimous judgment, the five-member bench of the top […]

Rahul says Modi govt reportedly targeted official who allegedly raised objections on Rafale deal

open view web desk New Delhi, Sep 27: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Thursday hit out at the Modi government for reportedly targeting a Defence Ministry official who allegedly raised “objections” over the price of the Rafale jets. He took to Twitter to take a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra […]

Asian victors may find anti-China campaign vows hard to keep

open view web desk NEW DELHI — Three Muslim-majority Asian countries have elected leaders who campaigned on a promise to temper China’s growing influence, but analysts say reducing the foothold of the world’s second-largest economy won’t be easy because of the billions of dollars in development projects that […]

Ayodhya dispute: SC declines to refer to five-judge bench whether mosque is integral to Islam

open view web desk New Delhi, Sep 27: The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to refer to a five-judge Constitution bench the issue of reconsideration of the observations in its 1994 judgement that a mosque was not integral to Islam which had arisen during the hearing of Ayodhya land […]

France’s Macron dodges question over India fighter jet deal

open view web desk PARIS- French President Emmanuel Macron has sidestepped a question over a multi-billion dollar deal to sell 36 fighter jets to India that has sparked controversy in the country. In a news conference at the United Nations in New York, Macron said Tuesday he was […]

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