Much was expected from BJP govt, says Omar

Much was expected from BJP govt, says Omar

SRINAGAR: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday accused the Central government of not doing much for return of Kashmiri Pandits to the Valley. “Much was expected of the current government where all others were accused of paying only lip service but nothing changed,” Omar wrote on Twitter on the 26th anniversary […]

BJP hits back at Rahul and Kejriwal, says ‘don’t politicise student’s suicide’

BJP hits back at Rahul and Kejriwal, says ‘don’t politicise student’s suicide’

NEW DELHI: The BJP on Tuesday accused Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal of politicising the suicide of a Dalit student at Hyderabad Central University and insisted that the issue had nothing to do with the victim being from the backward community. BJP general secretary P Muralidhar Rao attacked Rahul Gandhi […]

Bowlers need to learn from mistakes to stop 0-5: Shastri

Bowlers need to learn from mistakes to stop 0-5: Shastri

Canberra: Putting the onus on Indian bowlers to stop Australia’s winning juggernaut in the five-match ODI series, Team Director Ravi Shastri Tuesday said the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side can certainly arrest the slide if the inexperienced bowling line-up learns from its mistakes. Having already lost the series after three successive defeats, the visitors will be […]

Kashmiri Pandit Martyrs Memorial to be built in Valley

SRINAGAR: On the 26th anniversary of migration of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley, All Parties Migrant Coordination Committee (APMCC) on Tuesday announced a grand memorial to be set up for the community members killed since eruption of turmoil in the state. “APMCC has decided to pay tributes to all the martyrs of minority community of […]

Digvijay slams media for “lapping up” Azhar arrest story

Digvijay slams media for “lapping up” Azhar arrest story

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Tuesday took a dig at the “gullible” Indian media for lapping up the story of Jaish-e-Mohammad leader Maulana Masood Azhar’s arrest by Pakistan. “Gullible Indian media lapped it up without verifying from any official agency. Breaking news is more important than credibility for media”, he said. “I […]

Will not challenge BCCI decision in court, says Ajit Chandila

Will not challenge BCCI decision in court, says Ajit Chandila

Faridabad: Alleged spot-fixer Ajit Chandila today said he will appeal to the BCCI to reconsider its decision of banning him for life but will not take any legal recourse in order to get it revoked. The BCCI disciplinary committee, yesterday announced the decision to ban Chandila for life while slapping a five-year suspension on former […]

Gayle castigates detractors in expletive-ridden post

Gayle castigates detractors in expletive-ridden post

Melbourne: A fuming Chris Gayle has blasted current and former cricketers for not standing by him when he was roundly criticised for flirting with a TV presenter during an interview at the Big Bash League. The marauding batsman had drawn flak when he asked channel 10 presenter Mel McLaughlin out for drinks during an interview. […]

IT issues notices to over 54,000 in JK for not filing tax returns

JAMMU: The income tax department has issued over 54,000 non-compliance notices in Jammu and Kashmir to the people who have not filed their income tax returns. “The income tax department has issued over 54,000 non- compliance notices to people who have failed to file their income tax returns for the past several assessment years,” state […]

‘India home to 2.36 lakh millionaires’

NEW DELHI: India is home to the fourth largest population of millionaires in the Asia Pacific region, with 2.36 lakh such high net worth individuals, while Japan topped the list with 12.60 lakh people, a report says. According to the Asia Pacific 2016 Wealth Report, by New World Wealth, India was ranked among the top […]