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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Gujarat Election 2017 BJP continues winning streak, to Form Government sixth time in Gujarat Current Affairs 

Gujarat Election 2017: BJP continues winning streak, to Form Government sixth time in Gujarat

Ahmedabad:  In a winning streak, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has secured a sixth term in Gujarat after a high-pitched and bitterly-fought Assembly election. The Election Commission’s official trends for Gujarat show BJP leading in 99 seats, Congress+ in 77, Nationalist Congress Party in one, and others in one out of a total 182. After a bit of a roller coaster ride in the first two hours, the leads for the Gujarat Assembly election have now more or less settled. The celebrations have begun in the BJP offices across the country,…

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Congress sweeps Nanded Waghala municipal elections, won 71 out of 81 Current Affairs 

Congress sweeps Nanded Waghala municipal elections, won 73 out of 81

The Congress Party has registered one sided victory and managed to retain its control in the Nanded municipality, the home turf of Maharashtra’s former chief minister Ashok Chavan. The Nanded Waghala municipality recorded 60 per cent voter turnout on Wednesday. Congress has won 73 out of the total 81 seats. BJP has managed to win six seats. Shiv Sena and independent bagged one seat each. The AIMIM Maharashtra President Syed Moin’s mother Zakiya begum has also lost the polls. The prestige of Ashok Chavan, the former chief minister and Maharashtra Pradesh Congress…

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