09-12-2016

the hindu
1.Warmer winter may hit wheat crop yield.

With the weather department predicting a warmer winter this season across the country, agriculture experts are wary of wheat crop’s yield dipping in the ongoing rabi season, even as they believe that right now there is nothing to be alarmed.

Wheat sowing is in full swing across most of northern and central States of the country, including Punjab, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. Till last week, wh

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2.Triple talaq is cruel, says Allahabad HC

While slamming the practice of triple talaq , the Allahabad High Court has observed that Muslim law in India was being applied contrary to the spirit of Koranic laws and the Prophet’s teachings. The “same misconception vitiates the law dealing with the wife’s right to divorce”, it said. read more

3.Are MLAs delegates or trustees?

The ghost of ‘Aaya Ram Gaya Ram’ continues to haunt political parties. In recent times, five Congress MLAs in West Bengal, 10 Telugu Desam Party (TDP) legislators in Telangana and 20 YSR Congress MLAs in Andhra Pradesh have switched to their respective ruling parties, and sought to retain their membership of the Legislative Assembly.  read more

4.Accounting for natural capital.

In a ‘Mann Ki Baat’ broadcast recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his environmental concerns clear when he asked people to use Ganesha and Durga idols made of clay instead of plaster of Paris. His appeal is bound to stimulate our environmental consciousness and encourage the preservation of precious natural resources. We need to build on this appeal and follow an eco-friendly approach in every socio-economic activity of ours.  read more

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1.Triple talaq cruel, Muslim women suffer bias: Court

Allahabad: Fuelling the raging debate over whether constitutional guarantees extend to Muslim women, the Allahabad high court has said that triple talaq or the practice of Muslim men getting an instant divorce by saying `talaq’ three times is “cruel“.   read more

2.Mongolia seeks India's help as China's sanctions start biting

Assuring Mongolia that it is sympathetic to the problems being faced by it, India has said it will help the country utilise the $1 billion financial assistance offered in 2015 to tide over the economic sanctions imposed on Ulan Bator by China in retaliation for inviting Dalai Lama.  read more

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1.Court’s view on triple talaq welcome.
2.Triple talaq cruel,impeding India from becoming a nation: HC

LUCKNOW: When Hina (23) and her husband, 30 years her senior, hailing from Bulandshahr district in western Uttar Pradesh, moved the Allahabad High Court seeking a direction to police and her mother to stop harassing them, the least did they expect that the move would backfire on them.  read more

3.India,US destined to be strategic partners’.

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