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Centre made the statement while defending the law that authorises a court to direct a person to return to her or his spouse again. (AP File Photo)

Conjugal rights make sure couples cohabit or divorce: Centre tells SC

Submitting its affidavit, the Centre maintained that the pertinent provision in the Hindu Marriage Act and the Special Marriage Act on restitution of conjugal rights makes it clear that once two people have solemnised a marriage, they must either fulfil their commitments of the marriage or seek a divorce.

Confirming the development, assistant conservator of forests N Ravindra said, soon after receiving the alert, a forest department team rushed to the spot. (Representative Photo)

8-year-old tiger’s carcass found in Bandipura reserve

A decomposed carcass of a tiger was found in Mallayyanakatte lake on outskirts of Choudahalli village in Gundlupet taluk of Chamarajanagara district, in Karnataka on Tuesday, said an officer aware of the matter. The death occurred under Bandipura tiger reserve jurisdiction, said the officer . According to preliminary reports from the forest department, the eight-year-old tiger's carcass was found in the lake. The remains were found by a farmer, said the officer.

The deceased were identified as Majeed Khan (36), a resident of HBR Layout and an automobile spare parts dealer, and Ayyappa (60), a resident of KG Halli who worked as manager of a parking lot. (Representative photo)

Two killed after vehicle belonging to BJP MLA’srelative hits several cars

Two motorists were killed and four others were injured after a vehicle belonging to a relative of BJP MLA Hartalu Halappa rammed into several vehicles in central Bengaluru on Monday, police said, adding the driver was taken into custody for interrogation. Halappa is the legislator from Sagar constituency in Shivamogga. He is also the chairman of Mysore Sales International Limited. The vehicle belonging to the MLA's relative ran over Majeed Khan (36), a resident of HBR Layout and an automobile spare parts dealer, police said.

Chandrayaan-2 was successfully launched and inserted into lunar orbit in 2019, but its lander crash-landed on the moon’s surface when it deviated from its trajectory while attempting to land on September 6, 2019, due to a software glitch. (PTI)

Chandrayaan-3’s likely landing sites finalised

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has finalised the coordinates of three possible landing sites for its third lunar mission ? Chandrayaan-3 ? expected to be launched later this year. All the probable landing sites are on the moon's south polar region on the side facing earth, senior scientists from the space agency said on Tuesday. Chandrayaan-3, expected to be launched at the end of 2023, will have a lander and a rover.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah chairs a meeting of Parliamentary Consultative Committee for Ministry of Home Affairs on 'Left Wing Extremism'. (PTI)

‘No place for violence in new India’: Shah chairs meet on LWE

Union home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday chaired a parliamentary committee meeting on 'Left Wing Extremism (LWE)' and stressed that ?there is no place for violence and LWE ideas in self-reliant 'New India' under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi?. Shah also spoke of how security and development in LWE-affected areas are the main focus of the central government and that several flagship schemes are being launched to bolster development.

Morigaon: A policeman speaks with relatives of people arrested by police for their alleged involvement in child marriages, during Assam government's statewide crackdown on child marriages, outside Mayong police station in Morigaon district, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023. (PTI Photo)(PTI02_04_2023_000141A) (PTI)

Assam detention centres for foreigners used to jail child marriage accused

Silchar: The Assam government has converted two of its detention centres for foreigners into temporary prisons for those arrested for their involvement in child marriages in the state, officials said on Tuesday. State police has already lodged 4,074 cases and arrested 2,510 individuals till Tuesday afternoon, according to Prashanta Kumar Bhuyan, inspector general of police, law and order. Far, 450 arrested persons have been shifted there.

Nipun Goel and Nikunj Goel scored 100 and 99.998 percentile, respectively, in JEE Main 2023.

JEE Main result 2023: UP twins ace exam, say helped each other prepare

Nipun Goel and Nikunj Goel, the twins from Uttar Pradesh's Hapur district, on Tuesday scored 100 and 99.998 percentile, respectively, in the Joint Entrance Examination (Main), the results which they said brought them a step closer to achieving their dream of studying computer science at an Indian Institute of Technology. It was a good learning experience as they studied under a roof, and scored similar marks in school exams, the brothers said.

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Madras HC judge takes oath after legal drama

Advocate LC Victoria Gowri taking over as a judge followed unexpected twists over the previous 24 hours that witnessed an urgent hearing granted to the petitions against her appointment; a swearing-in scheduled on the cusp of the proceedings; the constitution and re-constitution of SC benches; and finally, the suspense around an expedited hearing.

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Adani issue roils Parl as Rahul leads Oppn push

New Delhi Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday used the discussion on the President's speech to attack the Centre over the sharp rise in the fortunes of the Adani Group, linking State foreign visits to global gains made by the tycoon, even as treasury benches hit back, asking for proof and blaming the Congress for past scams. This included members from the Trinamool Congress, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, Bahujan Samaj Party and Communist Party of India.

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Key G20 meet to be held in Rashtrapati Bhavan complex

India will host the G20 foreign ministers' meeting at a large hall within the Rashtrapati Bhavan complex as the initial choice of venue ? the convention centre at Pragati Maidan ? will not be ready in time for the meet next month, people familiar with the matter said. The construction of the ?2,700-crore Pragati Maidan redevelopment project started in July 2018 and was to be completed by the end of 2020.

Satish Chandra Verma and senior lawyer Kapil Sibal argued in court that the governor couldn’t block the bills which were unanimously passed by the state assembly. (high court website)

HC notice to governor’s office in Raipur on 2 quota bills : Advocate general

?The Chhattisgarh high court has sought a reply from the secretariat of the Governor of Chhattisgarh during the hearing of a writ petition that challenged the alleged delay in the grant of assent to two bills related to reservations that were sent by the state government to governor Anusuya Uike's office. Chhattisgarh's advocate general Satish Chandra Verma and senior lawyer Kapil Sibal argued in court that the governor couldn't block the bills which were unanimously passed by the state assembly.

External affairs minister S Jaishankar met UK foreign secretary James Cleverly.

Daily brief: Jaishankar, UK counterpart discuss bilateral ties; and all the latest news

Here are today's top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. UK counterpart James, Jaishankar Cleverly discuss bilateral ties External affairs minister S Jaishankar and his UK counterpart James Cleverly reviewed bilateral relations and India's G20 presidency during a phone conversation on Tuesday. Cleverly called Jaishankar ahead of his expected visit to India to attend a meeting of G20 foreign ministers during March 1-2.

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee (HT Photo)

'TMC only party who can provide alternative to BJP': Mamata Banerjee in Tripura

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday asserted that Mamata Banerjee's is the only party that can oust the double engine government of the BJP, and provide the people of the country with an alternative to the saffron camp. Two years ago, our party leaders and activists were attacked, their vehicles vandalized. Some of them were illegally put behind the bars.

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi speaks in the Lok Sabha at the Motion of Thanks on the President's address during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi on Tuesday.

‘PM Modi should get gold medal’: Rahul Gandhi on foreign policy, Adani interests

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday alleged that India's foreign policy under the BJP-led ruling dispensation has aligned with the interests of billionaire industrialist Gautam Adani. Gandhi cited the example of Australia, saying Prime Minister Modi's visited that country and with "magic" USD 1 billion was given to Adani by the State Bank of India.

External affairs minister SJaishankar met UK foreign secretary James Cleverly in New York in October 2022 (Dr. S. Jaishankar Twitter)

Jaishankar, UK counterpart James Cleverly discuss bilateral ties

NEW?DELHI:?External affairs minister S Jaishankar and his UK counterpart James Cleverly reviewed bilateral relations and India's G20 presidency during a phone conversation on Tuesday. Cleverly called Jaishankar ahead of his expected visit to India to attend a meeting of G20 foreign ministers during March 1-2. This was the first contact between Jaishankar and Cleverly since a two-part BBC documentary on the 2002 sectarian violence in Gujarat triggered a controversy in India.

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi speaks in the Lok Sabha at the Motion of Thanks on the President's address during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Rahul Gandhi's allegations against PM Modi baseless, shameless, says BJP

Accusing Rahul Gandhi of making baseless, shameless and reckless allegations against BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Congress itself was involved in "big scams" which "tarnished" the image of the country. Prasad also referred to the National Herald case and the AgustaWestland scam case to attack the Gandhi family. "Corruption and giving protection to the corrupt have been the history of Rahul Gandhi and his family," Prasad said.

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