The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 i.e. Triple Talaq bill will be moved by Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in Lok Sabha today. The bill aims to protect the rights of married Muslim women and to prohibit divorce by pronouncing talaq by their husbands. On the other hand, BJP is expected to stake claim to form the next government in Karnataka. The Saffron party may approach Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala today and stake claim to form the government.
Check all the latest updates of July 25 here:
11:27 pm: A fire breaks out at a godown in Chikka Gollahally in Bengaluru; 11 fire tenders at the spot.
10:17 pm: Malegaon 2008 blast case: Bombay High Court has asked National Investigation Agency (NIA) to place on record entire schedule for the prosecution case with details of day to day proceedings within 2 weeks.The order was passed on the application of one of the accused Samir Kulkarni.
9:32 pm: Enforcement Directorate questioned former Haryana Chief Minister BS Hooda in Chandigarh today for over 4 hours in connection with Associated Journals Limited (AJL) land deal case.
9:00 pm: Three naxals were killed and 7 weapons were recovered in an encounter between naxals and security forces in Chakarbandha forest, Aurangabad district, Bihar, earlier today.
8:15 pm: Karnataka assembly speaker KR Ramesh Kumar: Independent MLA R Shankar has been disqualified.
7:31 pm: The Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 passed by Rajya Sabha.
7:00 pm: Rain lashes parts of Bengaluru in Karnataka.
6:40 pm: Lok Sabha passes The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019.
6:31 pm: Water-logging in parts of the city after rainfall in parts of Muzaffarpur.
6:23 pm: Congress MPs stage walk out from Lok Sabha in protest against Triple Talaq Bill.
6:17 pm: Voting underway in Lok Sabha on Triple Talaq Bill.
6:00 pm: Trinamool Congress walks out of Lok Sabha amid discussion over Triple Talaq Bill.
5:57 pm: Parliament session to be extended till August 7.
5:45 pm: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in Lok Sabha: There have been 345 cases of triple talaq after the judgment till July 24. Should we leave these women on roads? I am a minister in Narendra Modi govt and not in Rajiv Gandhi govt.
5:33 pm: JDU walks out of LS after opposing Triple Talaq Bill.
5:15 pm: GST Council meeting which was scheduled for today has been postponed.
4:56 pm: Bhima-Koregaon case: Hearing on application filed by activist Gautam Navlakha seeking quashing of FIR against him, adjourned till tomorrow by Bombay High Court.
4:30 pm: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over electoral reforms and funding.
3:54 pm: Uproar in Lok Sabha over SP MP Azam Khan's 'sexist' remark, Akhilesh Yadav defends him.
3:00 pm: Fugitive billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi's custody extended till August 22 by London's Westminster Court.
1:35 pm: India will perform better at Tokyo Olympics, says Kiren Rijiju.
1:30 pm: CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force), SDRF (State Disaster Response Force) rescue people from villages in the flood hit Kokrajhar district.
1:20 pm: Yesterday, he was appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Power. He earlier held the post of Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance.
1:05 pm: On the basis of a complaint by BCCI (Board Of Control For Cricket In India), Delhi Police Crime Branch has arrested an assistant coach posted at a cricket academy. He used to dupe cricketers for Under 16 and Under 19 matches. More details awaited.
12:50 pm: After Supreme Court judgement on triple talaq, 345 cases of triple talaq have come to light till 24th July 2019: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
12:45 pm: Supreme Court directs Centre to fund set-up special POCSO courts in every district where 100 or more cases under POCSO Act are pending. The special courts,to try cases of sexual assault on children,to start functioning within 60 days. Court asks Centre to file progress report in 4 weeks.
12:32 pm: Lieutenant Colonel (Honorary) MS Dhoni is proceeding to 106 Territorial Army Battalion (Para) for being with the Battalion from 31 Jul-15 Aug 2019. The unit is in Kashmir as part of Victor Force.He'll be taking duties of patrolling, guard&post duty and will be staying with troops.
12:20 pm: A meeting between caretaker Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and Congress leader Ramalinga Reddy, concludes. Congress MLA Soumya Reddy was also present at the meeting.
11:55 am: Himachal Pradesh: Due to inclement weather and snow bound trek, Kinner Kailash Yatra to stay suspended for this year, reports ANI.
Himachal Pradesh: Due to inclement weather and snow bound trek, Kinner Kailash Yatra to stay suspended for this year, reports ANI.— News Nation (@NewsNationTV) July 25, 2019
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11:40 am: Maharashtra: Mumbai NCP president Sachin Ahir, joins Shiv Sena in the presence of party chief Uddhav Thackeray.
11:35 am: Landslides at various places on Srinagar-Leh highway results in blockade of the road. Traffic movement to remain suspended for today till clearance of landslides: Jammu & Kashmir Traffic Police.
11:20 am: Supreme Court allows the two Karnataka independent MLAs to withdraw their petition, after HD Kumaraswamy lost the trust vote in Karnataka Assembly and tendered his resignation.
11:17 am: MDMK leader Vaiko takes oath as member of Rajya Sabha.
11:15 am: 5 civilians killed, 10 wounded in explosions in Afghan capital.
11:00 am: As far as Triple Talaq Bill is concerned, Criminality Clause maybe misused by police & govt. So we'll strongly oppose Criminality Clause. If the govt sticks to that, we'll ask for division: K Suresh, Congress MP.
10:45 am: Congress has spoken to all allies of UPA and all of them have agreed to oppose Triple Talaq Bill in Lok Sabha today.
10:35 am: Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of the Naval Staff in Delhi: We require long term fiscal support to build a Navy and that is the only way we can plan.
Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of the Naval Staff in Delhi: We require long term fiscal support to build a Navy and that is the only way we can plan . pic.twitter.com/srUdcaNCac— ANI (@ANI) July 25, 2019
10:10 am: Due to landslides at various places on Srinagr-Leh national highway, the road is blocked. Traffic movement will remain suspended today till complete clearance of the blockade.
9:50 am: A 55-year-old man died in Dahanu area of Palghar district in Maharashtra after wall of a house collapsed on him, in the earthquake last night.
9:30 am: BJP likely to stake claim to form the next government in Karnataka today.
9:25 am: Triple Talaq bill listed for passage in Lok Sabha, BJP issues whip to its MPs.