Contentious triple talaq bill fate continued to hang, Winter session of Parliament ends Current Affairs 

Rajya Sabha adjourns over opposition objections to Triple Talaq Bill

New Delhi: Central government tabled Triple Talaq Bill amid ruckus in Rajya Sabha today. Soon after Union Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the bill for discussion, the chaos that followed forced the House to adjourn until Thursday. Ravi Shankar Prasad underlining the urgency of approving the proposed bill into law said, “Even after passage of triple talaq bill in Lok Sabha the practice is continuing, a woman in Moradabad was given instant talaq over dowry.” Congress leader Anand Sharma, however, moved a notice demanding that triple talaq bill be…

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Maulana Azad’s birth anniversary not part of Maharashtra govt 2018 celebration list Current Affairs 

Maulana Azad’s birth anniversary not part of Maharashtra govt 2018 celebration list

Mumbai: The BJP led Maharashtra government have not included India’s first Education Minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad in its list of celebration of birth anniversaries of great National Personalities and National Day for the year 2018. State government has issued a circular on December 29, 2017, notifying all Ministries, govt and semi govt institutions to celebrate birth or death anniversaries in the year 2018 of 34 national personalities and three National Days. State institutions will observe 32 days of celebrations for anniversaries of National figures (Death anniversary of Bhagat Singh,…

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