Taj Mahal gives jobs to many people, says Akhilesh

Taj Mahal gives jobs to many people, says Akhilesh

AGRA (UP): The Taj Mahal is an architectural marvel, a wonder of the world and, for the Samajwadi Party, also a much visited monument that generates employment for a large number of people, says party president Akhilesh Yadav. Yadav visited the Taj Mahal with his wife and children to see the white marble mausoleum on […]

IAF chopper crashes in Arunachal, seven dead

IAF chopper crashes in Arunachal, seven dead

New Delhi: An Mi-17 helicopter of the Indian Air Force crashed near Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday, killing seven military personnel, a senior IAF official said. Five IAF personnel, including two pilots, and two armymen were killed in the crash near the remote town of Tawang, close to the China border, around 6 am, […]

6 Dalits recommended for appointment as priests in Ker temples

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Six Dalits are among 36 non-Brahmins, who have been recommended for appointment as priests in temples in Kerala being managed by the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB). The recommendation in this regard was made by the Kerala Devaswom Recruitment Board, a press release said. This is for the first time six people from the scheduled […]

BHU student says college mate slapped, dragged her by hair

BHU student says college mate slapped, dragged her by hair

VARANASI: A student of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) was arrested for allegedly dragging a fellowstudent by her hair and assaulting her on Thursday, barely a fortnight after the century-old institute was rocked by protests over an incident of sexual abuse on campus. The BHU administration also suspended the accused, identified as Sheetala Sharan Gond, a […]

Kashmir Bar members explain genesis of Kashmir dispute to SC

Kashmir Bar members explain genesis of Kashmir dispute to SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed shock at the submission of a bar body of Jammu and Kashmir terming the accession of the state into India as “mysterious” and “controversial” while taking a strong note of it. The state’s Bar Association, which was asked by the apex court to help in finding amicable […]

Two rape victims move HC, seek life imprisonment for Dera chief

Two rape victims move HC, seek life imprisonment for Dera chief

CHANDIGARH: Two women followers raped by the Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on Wednesday moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking life imprisonment for the sect head sentenced to 20 years in prison. A special CBI court on August 28 had sentenced Ram Rahim Singh to 20 years in prison after […]

CUK’s Politics and Governance Deptt holds National Youth Parliament competition

SRINAGAR: The Department of Politics and Governance, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) on Tuesday organised National Youth Parliament Competition-2017 (Group level-I) at the Nowgam-I academic block of the university. Member of Parliament, Nazir Ahmad Laway, Vice-Chancellor, Prof Mehraj ud Din Mir, Registrar, Prof M Afzal Zargar, former Dean Management Studies, University of Kashmir, Prof Khursheed […]

UP govt extends deadline for madrassas to register on website

UP govt extends deadline for madrassas to register on website

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government has for the second time extended by 15 days the September 30 deadline for all the madrassas in the state to register themselves on the government website, an official said on Tuesday. The state government had earlier fixed September 15 as the deadline for their registration, but it was extended […]

Convicts too must breathe fresh air, maintain family ties: SC

Convicts too must breathe fresh air, maintain family ties: SC

New Delhi: Convicts too “must breathe fresh air” and be allowed to maintain social ties provided they show a tendency to reform, the Supreme Court has said and favoured a “humanistic approach” while dealing with pleas for parole or furlough to those serving long jail terms. A bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok […]

In J&K, Army should go back to barracks: Sinha

In J&K, Army should go back to barracks: Sinha

HYDERABAD: BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Monday suggested that the Army should return to barracks in Jammu and Kashmir, leaving the anti-militancy operations to CRPF and state police, which he said would act “like a balm on the psyche” of the people there. The former external affairs minister also said that Pakistan has become a […]