Rajnath Singh at SAARC meet: Will raise Pak infiltration, terror attacks

Rajnath Singh at SAARC meet: Will raise Pak infiltration, terror attacks

Sources said that during his two-day visit, the first by any senior Indian leader after the Pathankot attack, Singh is expected to convey “in strong terms” India’s expectation that Pakistan should crack down on terror groups operating from its soil.

Suspended BJP leader Dayashankar Singh arrested in Bihar
Suspended BJP leader Dayashankar Singh arrested in Bihar

Dayashankar Singh had made derogatory remarks against BSP chief Mayawati.

Army to finalise SOP for disposing defective ammunition, says Manohar Parrikar
Army to finalise SOP for disposing defective ammunition, says Manohar Parrikar

19 people were killed in a fire at an ammunition depot in Maharashtra on 31st May, 2016.

Kashmir violence: Asked to file FIR against DSP, cops book dead youth
Kashmir violence: Asked to file FIR against DSP, cops book dead youth

The court directed SSP Srinagar Amit Kumar to lodge the second FIR against accused DSP rank official Yasir Qadri and file the copy of the FIR before the court within 24 hours.

Raj Thackerey meets Uddhav Thackerey, fuels speculation ahead of BMC polls

Raj, who lives in Dadar, drove to Matoshree, Uddhav's residence in suburban Bandra. No aides were present at the meeting, Sena sources said.

Slogans don't make for nationalism or anti-nationalism, says Romila Thapar

In her new book 'On Nationalism', eminent historian Romila Thapar suggests that concepts of nations based on a single exclusive identity are actually pseudo-nationalisms.

J-K: Register FIR against Deputy SP in connection with killing of youth, court tells police

The counsel of the complainant pleaded before the court that despite directions, SSP Srinagar has not lodged an FIR.

India will not forget or turn away from Afghanistan: PM Modi at Salma Dam's inauguration

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India will not forget or turn away from Afghanistan: PM Modi at Salma Dam's inauguration

Ahead of Mamata Banerjee's visit, TMC's Tripura unit demands PM’s intervention for repairing Assam highway

TMC state chairman in Tripiura said he did not find any justification that why three governments – the centre, BJP led Assam and the Left Front government could not construct a two kilometre road.

New Chief Justice of Patna High Court sworn in

Born on October 29, 1954, Justice Ansari did his B.Sc. from Darrang College, Tezpur and completed graduation in law from Tezpur Law College.

Pune building collapses, at least nine dead

When the Pune building collapsed, around 13-14 labourers were working at the site.

Mahadayi water row: Violence in north Karnataka as pro-Kannada groups protest against dispute tribunal order

The Mahadayi water-sharing dispute has the states of Goa, Maharashtra and Karnataka vying for water from the Mahadayi river.

Sushma Swaraj to lead Indian delegation at Mother Teresa's canonisation in Vatican

Pope Francis will declare Mother Teresa a saint at the Vatican on September 4.

Ishrat Jahan case: B K Prasad gets ‘rare’ two-year extension of service

Prasad, a 1983-batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre, has also been heading the Home Ministry’s affairs concerning NGOs and their alleged violations of foreign funding norms.

Aurangabad arms haul verdict: 26/11 ‘plotter’ Ansari among 12 convicted, 8 accused acquitted

The Maharashtra ATS had arrested 22 accused in the case. One of the accused, Aurangabad resident Shaikh Abdul Nayeem, allegedly escaped from a running train in Chhattisgarh when being escorted to another court.

AgustaWestland chopper deal: ED sends another request to extradite middleman Christian Michel

The filing of the chargesheet was to strengthen India’s case in demanding extradition of Michel from both UK and UAE.

Indonesia executes drug convicts, fate of Indian on list uncertain

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had asked the Indian embassy in Jakarta to exhaust all legal options to save the Indian national.

Maoist carrying Rs 4 lakh reward on her head surrenders in Odisha

Sukhdev and wife Rukmini, involved in Maoist activities for over a decade, had surrendered before the Malkangiri SP on July 21.

Death toll rises to 18 as floods wreak havoc in Assam

The army has been pressed into service to rescue marooned people in Bongaigaon, Jorhat and Golaghat, in addition to the NDRF and SDRF personnel.

West Bengal: Illicit poppy cultivation now a principal source of funds for terror outfits at border

The youths involved in illegal poppy cultivation are also being used in drug-peddling, besides smuggling fake currency.

Opposition forces RS adjournment to protest against Aadhaar-linked benefits

The opposition argued that as much as 40 per cent of the population do not have Aadhaar card and the move will affect the poor people.

Kashmir unrest: Congress leader Saifuddin Soz suggests Centre to scrap AFSPA

AFSPA, no doubt, is a draconian law and it has mostly been misused in the state. The armed forces and para military forces have laws available to check violence of all kinds, he said.

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