Supreme Court strikes down triple talaq: Read full text of the judgment here

In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court today termed triple talaq unconstitutional and striked it down triple by 3-2 majority. A five judge constitutional bench by a 3:2 majority judgement said there is no constitutional protection for triple talaq. Justices Kurien Joseph, Rohinton Fali Nariman and Udey Umesh Lalit held that triple talaq is not… Continue reading Supreme Court strikes down triple talaq: Read full text of the judgment here

Whatsapp looking for ways to stop spread of fake news

Popular messaging app WhatsApp on Monday said it is exploring ways to check spread of fake news through its platform. WhatsApp software engineer Alan Kao termed the situation as “complex” because of the end-to-end encryption of messages on the platform that does not allow anyone — except the sender and the receiver — to read… Continue reading Whatsapp looking for ways to stop spread of fake news

Treat flat owners at par with banks under insolvency law: Assocham to NCLT

With thousands of home buyers of Jaypee Infratech languishing with stuck projects, industry body Assocham on Sunday said the government and the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) must treat flat owners at par with banks under the insolvency law. An Ordinance, if needed, should be brought to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) for… Continue reading Treat flat owners at par with banks under insolvency law: Assocham to NCLT

Now students can earn their pocket money through these six apps

Nowadays students can earn their pocket money by their own with the help of these top six applications. UrbanClap, India’s largest mobile services marketplace, provides trusted services across 97 categories including photographers, electricians, home cleaning and repairs, yoga and guitar instructors, and many more. It is a platform also for teenagers, college students to use… Continue reading Now students can earn their pocket money through these six apps

Jio’s free phone will hit telecom, erode revenues of competitors: Voda to DoT

The country’s second largest telecom player Vodafone expects Jio’s ‘effective free phone’ with unlimited calling to erode operators’ revenues which are already under pressure and sought reduction in various levies imposed by the government as a breather to the industry. “…The new operator continues to aggressively under- price its services, including announcing launch of ‘Effective… Continue reading Jio’s free phone will hit telecom, erode revenues of competitors: Voda to DoT

Note ban attacked black money, raised tax base: PM in I-Day speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, from the ramparts of the Red Fort, rolled out statistics to defend demonetisation, while skipping mention of a lower dividend by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as a pitfall of this move. In his Independence Day speech, Modi implicitly took on critics for blaming his government for not generating jobs,… Continue reading Note ban attacked black money, raised tax base: PM in I-Day speech

Independence Day offer: Buy OnePlus 5 and get free flip cover, other deals

Planning to buy the OnePlus 5? Why wait – this is one of the ideal times to buy it as OnePlus is offering a free flip cover to those who purchase the phone on or before August 15. Along with a free flip cover, buyers can also avail 50 per cent off on OnePlus Bullets… Continue reading Independence Day offer: Buy OnePlus 5 and get free flip cover, other deals