Members of the Akhil Rajasthan Rajya Karamchari Sankyukt Sangarsh Samiti staging a 48-hour hunger strike at all district headquarters of the state on Wednesday ended their fast but warned of a bigger protest if their demands were not met.
Protesting the central government's failure to ensure reservation for women in Parliament and state legislatures, hundreds of women held a march here on Wednesday and demanded passage of the Women's Reservation Bill in Parliament's winter session starting on Friday.
A bill to provide Muslim women the right to seek maintenance from the ex-spouse after divorce and another aimed to end discrimination against the transgenders, among other proposed legislations, are listed for taking up during Parliament's winter session starting on Friday.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea by former Trinamool Congress MP Mukul Roy in which he had accused the West Bengal government of tapping his phone, after the state police authorities denied it.
The Rajasthan Cabinet has decided to accord those detained under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) and Defence of India Rules during Emergency during 1975-77 outside the state the status of fighters for democracy.
The proposed legislation on triple talaq and Babri Masjid will be among the key issues to be discussed at the general body meeting of All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) scheduled to be held here in February.
Expressing concern over the falling sex ratio against the girl child, the Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the government to take all the steps so that the trend is halted and reversed.
The Supreme Court will hear on Thursday a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of mandatory linking of Aadhaar to various schemes.
Eleven communities residing in Sikkim on Tuesday met DONER Minister Jitendra Singh, demanding they be given the Scheduled Tribe (ST) status and also representation in the state assembly, reservations in jobs and exemption from income tax.