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Army porter killed in Pakistani firing

An Army porter was killed on Monday in firing by the Pakistan Army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Police said Khurshid Ahmed was killed in Uri sector. Reports reaching here said there was no retaliatory firing by the Indian forces.

Kathua rape-murder: SC issues notice to J-K Govt.

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Jammu and Kashmir State Government and sought a reply on the plea filed by the father of the eight-year-old Kathua victim, who was allegedly drugged, tortured, and gang-raped in a village temple for a week in January this year. The Apex Court also […]

India-US defense partnership touted at DefExpo

Chennai : Strong defence partnership between India and the United States (US) was touted at DefExpo 2018, the key defense trade exhibition. US Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster and Major General Bryan Suntheimer, Deputy Commanding General of U.S. Army Pacific, led a large and diverse U.S. delegation to DEFEXPO 2018. The exhibitions showcased the […]

3 henchmen of D Company planning to kill Wasim Rizvi arrested

Bulandshahr: Delhi police foiled the plan to kill Uttar Pradesh Central Shia Waqf Board chairman Waseem Rizvi and arrested three henchmen of D-company in Lucknow in this connection. Acting upon a tip-off, a special team of Delhi police, apprehended Salim, Abrar and Arif on Thursday night. According to police, they were in the final stage […]

8-year-old beaten up by teacher, admitted to ICU

Pune : An eight-year-old boy has been admitted to ICU in Pune hospital after allegedly being beaten up by his school teacher. The victim Rohan Janjire, who studies in Class II at Zila Parishad school in Pimplewadi was allegedly thrashed by his teacher Chandrakant Shinde for failing to solve the question in the mathematics paper. […]

Modi is anti-Dalit, will defeat BJP in 2019: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government of being anti-Dalit and said his party will defeat the BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Gandhi, who led his party’s day-long fast at Rajghat to highlight atrocities against Dalits and other communities, said party workers were protesting against […]

States asked to be alert for anti-reservation shutdown on April 10

New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry has asked all the state governments to be extra vigilant to avoid any violence and loss of life and property amid calls on social media for a “Bharat Bandh” (nationwide shutdown) by various anti-reservation groups to protest clashes during the SC/ST Bharat Bandh on April 2. The ministry has […]

BJP accuses Opposition of disrupting peace in country

New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday alleged the Congress, the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) for supporting the violence and disrupting the peace in the nation. Addressing a press briefing, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, “The Congress, the SP and the BSP have supported violence and […]

Non-bailable warrants issued against Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi

Mumbai: A special CBI court here on Sunday issued non-bailable warrants (NBWs)against diamantaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi in connection with Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud. The court’s move comes following Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) request as both the diamond traders, who left the country in January, refused to […]

Woman attempts to kill self outside Yogi’s residence

Lucknow: A woman and her family tried to commit suicide in front of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s residence in Lucknow on Sunday. The woman and her family alleged that she was raped by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Unnao, Kuldeep Singh Sengar, and his fellow accomplices but no action was taken. […]

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