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 […]

Pathankot attack: NIA may move court for lie detector test on Salwinder Singh

Pathankot attack: NIA may move court for lie detector test on Salwinder Singh

NEW DELHI: Three weeks after the terrorist attacked the Pathankot airbase – the National Investigation Agency’s (NIA) investigation is in full swing. The investigating agency is likely to move court for conducting lie detector test on Gurdaspur Superintendent of Police Salwinder Singh. Allegedly kidnapped and released by terrorists before the Pathankot terror attack, Singh was […]

Panels to probe BSF plane, Katra chopper crash in 6 months

New Delhi: The two committees, formed to investigate the crash of a BSF plane and helicopter in Katra, have been given six months to submit their reports. A four-member Committee of Inquiry will investigate and determine the causes and contributory factors leading to the crash of a Border Security Force (BSF) Super King Air B200 […]

Ram mandir issue: ‘Govt would act on basis of SC verdict’

BENGALURU: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Monday the NDA government would act on the Ram temple issue on the basis of the Supreme Court verdict and not on pro-Ram Mandir rhetoric of saffron leaders. The Lok Janshakti Party leader said there was no question of relations between his party and BJP souring over […]

Ink attack on Kejriwal: Court sends woman to one-day police custody

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Monday sent a woman, accused of throwing ink at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at a rally here following the completion of government’s odd-even experiment, to one-day police custody. Metropolitan Magistrate Sunil Kumar remanded Bhavna Arora to police custody till tomorrow after the investigating agency said that her custodial interrogation […]

Ink thrown at Delhi CM Arvind Keriwal at odd-even thanksgiving celebration

Ink thrown at Delhi CM Arvind Keriwal at odd-even thanksgiving celebration

NEW DELHI: A woman tried to splatter Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with ink when he was addressing a thanksgiving rally following the “success” of his government’s odd-even road-rationing experiment at Chhatrasal Stadium today. The woman named Bhavna, who appeared to be in her 20s, came close to the lectern when Kejriwal was delivering his […]

Delhi govt requests SRK, others not to endorse pan masala

Delhi govt requests SRK, others not to endorse pan masala

New Delhi: The Delhi government has written to Bollywood actors Ajay Devgan, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Govinda, Arbaaz Khan and Sunny Leone, urging them not to endorse pan masala products as they contain areca nuts, a potential cancer causing agent. The Delhi government has also asked the actors to join its anti-tobacco campaign […]

Cold waves continue in Rajasthan, Churu shivers at 2.5 deg C

JAIPUR: Cold wave conditions prevailed in Rajasthan today with Churu being recorded as the coldest region in the state having a minimum temperature of 2.5 degree Celsius. Sikar and Pilani shivered at 4.5 degree Celsius while Sriganganagar recorded a minimum of 5.1 degree Celsius. The night temperatures at Tonk, Jaipur, Ajmer and Jaisalmer were recorded […]

VHP asks political parties to stop Muslim appeasement policy

Bengaluru: The VHP on Sunday asked political parties to stop Muslim appeasement “policy”, claiming this was “uneding” and was hurting the country. It also pitched for a uniform population policy in the country, noting that the Muslim population was growing at a faster rate than the Hindu community. Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Joint General Secretary […]

Delhi: Sub-inspector shoots down woman in Dwarka, commits suicide

NEW DELHI: A Delhi Police sub-inspector allegedly shot dead a 28-year-old woman and then tried to commit suicide at a park in southwest Delhi’s Dwarka Sector 4 on Sunday. The officer, identified as Vijendra Bishnoi (33), allegedly had an extra-marital affair with the woman, Nikita, a former news stringer who lived in Dwarka and had […]