Tue, Aug 22, 2017 | updated 06:35 PM IST

New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought response from the managing directors (MDs) of social media organizations like Facebook India, Google India and Yahoo India, along with the Delhi Police and the Centre, regarding a plea seeking ban on online game 'Blue Whale Challenge.'

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Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], August 22 (ANI): While the Supreme Court's decision of banning triple talaq was welcomed by many sections of the society, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has called it a "contentious issue" that demands a more nuanced step than the one taken.

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New Delhi [India], Aug 22 (ANI): Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chief Swati Maliwal on Tuesday hailed the Supreme Court ruling quashing triple talaq and termed it as the maiden step leading towards much needed reforms.

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Jammu and Kashmir [India], August 22 (ANI): As many as 42 boys from six skill-development centers of Jammu, run by the district administration in the border blocks, have been selected in the Indian Army.

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], August 22 (ANI): The Madras High Court on Tuesday directed son of former Union Minister P. Chidambaram, Karti Chidambaram, to approach a court in Delhi to quash the FIR lodged against him in a bribery case, involving INX Media to avoid conflicting opinions.

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New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): Union Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad called the Supreme Court's judgement on triple talaq an indication of a "New India."

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New Delhi [India], Aug 22 (ANI): Terming the Supreme Court's ruling on triple talaq as progressive, former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee on Tuesday said that the ruling will put an end to the menace, where Muslim women were just unilaterally, arbitrarily divorced.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 22 (ANI): A special Terrorist and Disruptive Activity (TADA) Court would pronounce the quantum of sentence against all the convicts of the 1993 Mumbai Bomb Blast Case.

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India releases seven Pakistani nationals

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 17:00 IST     

New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): In yet another goodwill gesture, the Government of India on Tuesday released seven Pakistani nationals and handed them over to Islamabad at the Wagah border near Amritsar.

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New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) on Tuesday said that the party has always opposed the arbitrary instant nature of triple talaq, adding the majority judgement of striking it down has been welcomed by the party.

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New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath termed the Supreme Court judgement on triple talaq as historic, progressive and a milestone for women empowerment.

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Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], August 22 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Minority Affairs Minister Mohsin Raza on Tuesday praised the Supreme Court's verdict on triple talaq and said that the judgement has secured the future of women, while also ensuring their safety.

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New Delhi, Aug.22 (ANI): The Central Government will link all police stations across India and further integrate all the data with courts, judiciary officers and enforcement agencies under the Crime and Criminal Tracking Networks and Systems (CCTNS) to combat security breaches that tend to break confidence of industry, trade and commerce, Union Minister, Mr Kiren Rijiju said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): Appreciating the Supreme Court's decision to strike down the triple talaq practice as 'unconstitutional', senior advocate Salman Khurshid said the decision has uncovered the real Islam and has directed to uproot all the practices established outside Islam in the country or elsewhere.

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Fatwa department chairman welcomes ban on triple talaq

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 15:45 IST     

Deoband (Uttar Pradesh) [India], August 22 (ANI): In the wake of the Muslim practice of Triple Talaq being declared 'unconstitutional' by the Supreme Court, Chairman of the Fatwa Department Arshad Farooqi, while welcoming the same, said the entire community was hoping for the same.

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], August 22 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) acting president M.K. Stalin on Tuesday claimed that 22 MLAs have withdrawn their support given to the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) and Chief Minister Edapadi K. Palanisamy (EPS).

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New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took to Twitter to laud the Supreme Court's verdict on triple talaq as 'historic', adding that the judgement will further fuel the women empowerment drive.

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SC verdict on triple talaq to push BJP's Uniform Civil Code agenda

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 15:40 IST      By: Onkareshwar Pandey

New Delhi [India], Aug. 22 (ANI): The landmark triple talaq verdict has given big boost to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which has long pushed for a uniform civil code to be enforced which would end the reach of different religious laws in civil issues, sanctioned originally to protect the independence of different faiths.

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New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): Calling the Supreme Court's verdict on Triple Talaq as 'historic', Minister of State for Law and Justice P.P. Chaudhary asserted that every individual deserves respect under the Indian Constitution, adding that the judgment would prove to be a milestone.

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New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): Former deputy inspector general of police (DIG) (Prisons) D. Roopa hopes that the report she has submitted to the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) gets investigated thoroughly.

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