At least 12 civilians have been killed in a terror attack by a group of heavily armed militants, one of whom was killed during a gun battle with security forces.
Suthahar Subburaj was attacked last month by a man wearing a black hoodie and was punched multiple times in his forehead, face, mouth and kicked him in the leg.
The bill was easily passed, with the Congress Party coming on board, after the government made about six changes including scrapping of 1 per cent manufacturing tax and incorporating clearer provisions for the compensation of states.
The clarification seems to imply that the situation and incidents in Kashmir are India’s internal matter and do not come under the control of UNMOGIP, which only observes and reports on ceasefire violations along the Line of Control.
The primary reason for the collapse seems to be the high pressure caused by the flooding of river Savitri due to heavy rains.
Social activist Harsh Mander had sought the quashing of the December 2014 order of a Mumbai sessions court, which gave BJP president Amit Shah a clean chit in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case.
Finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwa is however considering adopting the Tamil Nadu pattern of disallowing sale of country liquor.
The foundation stone for the much awaited railway track to link Agartala to Akhoura in Bangladesh was laid.
Chinese troops had infiltrated the Barahoti ground in Chamoli, Uttarakhand, which has remained a disputed area since 1957.
Section 144 that prohibits assembly of more than four people is still operational.
The apex court fixed August 30 for the final hearing of the matter to decide on the constitutional validity of Jallikattu.
AAP leaders have alleged that the cases are the BJP-ruled Centre’s way of “muzzling” their voice.
Shot putter Inderjeet Singh was one of the first track and field athletes to have qualified for the Rio Olympics, having made the cut last year.
Navjot Singh Sidhu has said he quit the Rajya Sabha as the BJP had asked him to stay away from Punjab.
The court observed that pellets recovered from the vehicle did not match with those recovered from Salman Khan.
Over 5,000 civilians and security personnel have been injured in violent clashes between protesters and security forces following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani.
The wrestler failed a dope test conducted by the National Anti Doping Agency, virtually ruling him out of the Rio Olympics next month.
Two aircrafts and four ships have been deployed on search and rescue operations over the Bay of Bengal.
Incidents of violence were reported late last night in Rajkot and Mehsana, while protest marches were today held in Limbdi and Surat, police said.
In a response to a question in parliament, Madhya Pradesh home minister Bupendra Singh also said no farmer committed suicide in the Sehore district because of financial hardship.
There have been at least three incidents like the one in Una in the last two months, the head of the team alleged.
The move to seek review of the judgement coincides with a fresh attempt by nine rebel Uttarakhand Congress MLAs pleading for a stay on their disqualification by the speaker by relying on the Arunachal verdict.
New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday left squirming after a senior leader in Uttar Pradesh made derogatory remarks against BSP chief Mayawati, drawing severe all-round condemnation. Its back to the wall, the party was forced it to sack him from all posts but its regret failed to douse the […]
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj also said India will not sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
Tuesday was comparatively a peaceful day in the Kashmir Valley, but security measures remained in force in anticipation of unrest.
An official said that police and paramilitary personnel had been deployed across Kashmir for strict implementation of the prohibitory orders.
The incident marks one of the biggest casualties of the elite COBRA unit, which was raised by the CRPF to undertake special jungle warfare operations.
The Congress has replaced Nabam Tuki by choosing a new leader, Pema Khandu, who staked claim to power on the basis of support of 45 party MLAs and two Independents.
The apex court had on May 6 sought Centre’s reply on a PIL which had pressed lodging of FIR against political leaders, including Sonia Gandhi and former PM Manmohan Singh in connection with the VVIP chopper scam.
Shah was arrested under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act for “not cooperating in the investigation” in the Rs 5,600 crore National Spot Exchange Limited scam.
New Delhi: Minority affairs minister Najma Heptulla, who turned 75 in April, resigned today from the Union Cabinet citing ‘personal reasons’ along with minister of state for heavy industries G M Siddeshwara. Announcing their resignations, a Rashtrapati Bhawan communique said these have been accepted. There was speculation last week when […]
The apex court-appointed panel is investigating alleged scuttling of probe into the coal block allocation scam by Ranjit Sinha.
Before the bill is signed into law by President Barack Obama, it must pass the Senate where it is yet to be tabled.
The home ministry probe will also inquire into whether the NGO’s funds were directed towards ‘attracting’ the youth to terrorism.
The court has directed the Centre to work with experts to find solutions to prevent this clear legal violation.
The complaint was registered after Khetan had stated that AAP’s youth manifesto for the Punjab polls was “the Bible, Gita and Guru Granth Sahib” for him.
Five ministers of state have been dropped and a number of Dalit and OBC leaders given new ministerial positions.
This is the first time that a notice has been issued to Karti in the probe into the Aircel-Maxis deal, part of the 2G scam.
Jayalalithaa has claimed that a ‘calibrated set of actions’ is required to ensure that Tamil Nadu fishermen can earn their livelihood in their ‘traditional waters’.
According to disaster management office sources, the cloudburst occurred in the villages of Singhali, Patthakot, Ogla and Thal villages.