Ahead of the introduction of the bill in the Rajya Sabha today, the opposition parties are slated to meet today morning to decide the course of action on the bill. Find us on Facebook too! The Congress party, which demanded the bill to be referred to standing committee, may have its way as the bill may finally be referred to a parliamentary committee for review.
The final call whether to send the bill to select committee or not will be taken at 4:00 p.m.in Business Advisory Committee.
AIADMK and BJD had opposed the legislation in Lok Sabha. The BJP-led NDA, however, is still short of a decisive majority in the house but the joining of JD (U) to the ruling block has further boosted its numbers. "We will take a collective decision after talking to other political parties", said a senior leader of the Congress party. This bill also gives power to the victim to approach a magistrate seeking "subsistence allowance" for herself and minor children in the case of instant triple talaq or talaq-e- biddat.A victim can also seek the custody of her minor children from the magistrate. The women's group has also sought that the offence of giving triple talaq be made a non-cognisable and bailable crime.
Lucy Hale will host the Central time zone countdown from New Orleans, where Imagine Dragons and Walk the Moon will perform. Will you be watching New Year's Rockin' Eve? The live special will be available to stream on Fox's site .
The newest Powerball drawing offers another huge jackpot for someone who holds a lottery ticket with the right numbers. Winners of winning Powerball ticket in Melbourne Beach will be announced in Tallahassee on Wednesday.
The Kleins had appealed the BOLI commissioner's decision, arguing that it violated their constitutional right to free expression. The mother told Klein she had once thought like him, but her "truth had changed" when she had two gay children.
Basically, it's an optimized version of Android for phones with as little as 512MB of RAM featuring lite versions of Android apps. This month, the company is expected to debut its launch spree with the announcement of Nokia 9 and Nokia 6 (2018 ).
Mark Lawrenson believes Chelsea will ease to a 3-0 win against Stoke City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening. Antonio Conte insists that a top-four finish in the Premier League will be a success for Chelsea .
Swatting dates back to at least the early 2000s, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation first warned the public about it in 2008. Fearful that Finch was going for a firearm, an officer discharged one round, killing the father of two , said Livingston.
The BSE 30-share Sensex closed at 33,911.81, down 98.80 points, or 0.29 percent, after touching a new all-time intra-day high. In four days, shares of the company have zoomed 122 per cent adding Rs5,506.76 crore to its market capitalisation.
Instead, the last notable thing related to Red Dead actually happened in GTA Online , with that weapon skin cross-promo. Red Dead Redemption 2 is a Western drama much like its predecessor so there's going to be no shortage of grit.
The Times Union reported that the two children were discovered together, kneeling with their heads and chests on a bed. The suspects were sent to the Rensselaer County Jail to await their next court appearance, on Thursday.
According to the CBS News, there were up to 2,000 passengers stuck in lines at the Miami International Airport. All airports were back on line after wait times for travelers that were longer than usual, it said.
Raptors Drop Bucks In OT
Giannis Antetokounmpo now leads the Eastern Conference with 16 games recording at least 20 points and 10 rebounds. In daily fantasy basketball, finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid.
New Orleans Saints 14, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13
The Saints failed on an attempted fake field goal when kicker Wil Lutz was tackled one yard short of the first down. The Saints went up, 14-7, on a 7-yard touchdown run by Kamara to close a 65-yard drive in six plays.
Plane with 12 believed aboard crashes in Costa Rica
The plane burst into flames when it hit the ground, killing all 12 people on board, officials had said earlier. Costa Rican authorities say those who died in the plane crash include 10 USA citizens and two local residents.
Packers last game of season
The Green Bay Packers headed over to Detroit to go up against the Lions on Sunday, December 31st at the Ford Field in MI . The Lions 9-7 record is likely not enough to save coach Jim Caldwell's job. Thats what youve got to love about him..
12 dead in fast-moving NY apartment fire
The blaze Thursday night left 12 people dead including a child around a year old and four more people fighting for their lives. The Fire Department of NY said earlier that 15 people were seriously injured in the fire near the Bronx Zoo Thursday night.
Wind Chill Advisory Issued Ahead Of Bitter Cold
The chart is calculated for wind speeds up to 60 miles per hour, and for air temperatures as low as -35 degree Fahrenheit. We'll be in single digits, close to 0, to ring in the new year, with lows back below across the state Monday morning.
Crude oil settles above $60 for first time since June 2015
US production is fast approaching the all-time record of 10.04 million barrels a day, set in late 1970, according to EIA figures. The benchmark for more than half the world's oil has gained 17 percent this year, after climbing 52 percent in 2016.