Must Read News Articles – May 13

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SC: No mutual consent in triple talaq: If triple talaq comes to an end, whatever the consequences are, will be decided later. There is no mutual consent in triple talaq. People debating, reasoning, thinking and interventions by arbitrators with families are present in other forms of talaq, but not in instant triple talaq,

EC ‘challenges’ political parties to crack EVMs: Commission gives detailed presentation on machines’ safety; says VVPATs will be used in future polls.

Punjab, Haryana ready for talks on SYL canal dispute: Haryana is a water-stressed State. As against a demand of 36.0 million-acre-foot (MAF) of water, the availability is only 14.7 MAF.
India’s first uterus transplants soon: A uterus transplant is an extremely complex procedure that will enable women with absent or diseased uteruses to carry a pregnancy to termafter a donor uterus is transplanted into them.
SC to hear plea on Aadhaar on May 17: The petition argued that mandatory requirement of Aadhaar for these schemes “constricts rights and freedoms, which a citizen has long been enjoying, unless and until they part with their personal biometric information.”


Saving Jadhav: Pakistan’s adherence to international law will be under test in proceedings before the ICJ.

The jurisprudence of outrage: Severity in the award of a death sentence invariably flows in the name of society.


Centre cuts UDAN levy on air tickets: In a relief to passengers flying on major domestic routes, the Civil Aviation Ministry has decided to significantly reduce the levy on air tickets imposed to fund the Centre’s new regional connectivity scheme UDAN.

GST to herald a new era in federalism: RBI: The Goods and Services Tax (GST), which is likely to be introduced from July 2017, is set to usher in a new era of cooperative federalism, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) observed in its report on State finances.

Revised data shows IIP growing faster, WPI easing: Revision is in line with global standards.

Domestic funds set pace as FIIs ease up: Domestic institutional investors (DIIs), which include insurance companies, banks and mutual funds, are playing an active role in the equity markets especially at a time when foreign investors have slowed the pace of their stock purchases.

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