Jats continue stir in Haryana: Road, rail traffic disrupted yet again

CHANDIGRAH: Rail and road traffic was again affected in Rohtak-Jhajjar regionon Tuesday as the Jats intensified their ongoing protest demanding reservation in government jobs and educational institutions under OBC category. The members of Jat coommunity blocked the highways and other roads in Rohtak-Jhajjar region and also extended their protest to Sonipat and other parts. The […]

Delhi police commissioner says no evidence of LeT link

Delhi police commissioner says no evidence of LeT link

New Delhi: Justifying the arrest of JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar, Delhi police commissioner B S Bassi on Monday claimed that he had raised anti-national slogans during the controversial event in the campus but said police have so far found “no evidence linking the LeT” to the incident. “Kanhaiya was present at the event, where he […]

Rajnath faces more calls to give proof for claim on Hafiz hand

Rajnath faces more calls to give proof for claim on Hafiz hand

Patna/New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday faced renewed calls from opposition parties to give proof for his claim that a flashpoint event at JNU campus received support from LeT founder Hafiz Saeed even as Delhi police said it has so far found “no evidence” in this regard. Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar urged […]

JNU row: Shah, Rahul trade bitter charges

JNU row: Shah, Rahul trade bitter charges

NEW DELHI/GUWAHATI: Trading bitter charges over the escalating JNU row, BJP chief Amit Shah on Monday alleged that Rahul Gandhi was supporting “anti-nationals” and wanted another “division” of India while the Congress vice president said the BJP was following an agenda of creating “divide and hatred”. As the exchanges between the BJP and Congress grew […]

F-16 sale to Pakistan ‘part of legacy announcement’: US envoy

F-16 sale to Pakistan ‘part of legacy announcement’: US envoy

MUMBAI: Describing the US’ controversial sale of F-16 fighter aircraft to Pakistan as “part of a legacy announcement”, Ameri-can Ambassador to India Richard Verma on Sunday said his country expects Islamabad to do “more” on eliminating terror safe havens on its soil. “Over the years, our equipment (sale) to Pakistan have been a mix of […]

Headley’s wife, associate “refuse” to answer NIA

NEW DELHI: The US-based wife of American-born Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist David Headley, one of the main conspirators of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, and his business partner have “refused” to answer questions posed by NIA, citing a privacy clause. The agency had approached Shazia, Headley’s wife, and Raymond Sanders, his busines partner, through the US Department of […]

Suspected spy brought to Pathankot for questioning

Suspected spy brought to Pathankot for questioning

Pathankot(Punjab): A 30-year-old suspected spy arrested for allegedly sending sensitive information to his handlers in Pakistan was on Friday brought here by Punjab police on transit remand from Jammu. Accused Sajjad was brought from Jammu on transit remand for further questioning him, a police official said. Sajjad was arrested by Jammu and Kashmir police on […]

LeT knew Pak would take only ‘superficial’ action: Headley

MUMBAI: LeT and Al-Qaeda were convinced that 26/11 attack masterminds Hafiz Saeed and Zaki-ur-Rehman would face only ‘superficial’ action from the Pakistani authorities and within months plans were afoot for another terror strike in India, Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley said on Saturday. Headley, who is serving a 35-year jail term in the US in […]

Man sentenced to 12 years jail for raping minor

THANE: A 30-year-old man has been sentenced by a district court to 12 years rigorous imprisonment for raping a minor tribal girl. Additional Sessions Judge U M Nandeshwar yesterday (Friday) awarded a 12-year jail term to Madkya Govind Warghade alias Sanjay, who worked as a waiter in Trimbakeshwar, Nashik, after finding him guilty of raping […]

Al-Qaeda wanted to target India after 26/11 strikes: Headley

Al-Qaeda wanted to target India after 26/11 strikes: Headley

MUMBAI: In more chilling testimony, Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley on Friday said Al-Qaeda was in touch with him to attack Delhi’s National Defence College and unravelled the plot by LeT and ISI to target Mumbai airport, BARC and the Naval air station here. Headley also told Special Judge G A Sanap via video-link from […]