The Triple Talaq bill finally received the approval of the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday amid walkouts by BJP allies JD(U) and AIADMK. How did the ruling party manage this win despite not having the numerical advantage in the Rajya Sabha? Why is the Opposition criticising the Bill if it ostensibly promotes gender equity? Abantika Ghosh, who reported on the Rajya Sabha session, explains. Next, as the NCP witnesses a spate of resignations, with its MLAs choosing to join either the BJP or Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, Shubhangi Khapre traces the party’s connection with the cooperative sector and whether that played a role in the resignations, as well as how these MLAs may affect the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance. Last, what we know about Cafe Coffee Day owner VG Siddhartha’s disappearance.
Triple Talaq Bill, NCP MLAs resign, CCD owner – The Indian Express