Shiv Sena hails bail, calls Purohit a ‘hero’

Shiv Sena hails bail, calls Purohit a ‘hero’

PANAJI: The Shiv Sena on Monday welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision to grant bail to Lt. Col. Shrikant Prasad Purohit in the 2008 Malegaon blast case and termed him as a “hero” who fought against terrorists. The party alleged Purohit, who has been in jail for the last nine years, was falsely implicated in the […]

Solution to Doklam stand-off to be found soon: Rajnath

Solution to Doklam stand-off to be found soon: Rajnath

NEW DELHI: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said a solution to the ongoing stand-off between India and China at Doklam would be found soon and hoped that Beijing would make a positive move in this regard. He was speaking at a function of the Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) here. “There will be a […]

BSF adopts ways to curb suicides among soldiers

BSF adopts ways to curb suicides among soldiers

NEW DELHI: The Border Security Force (BSF) has launched two ambitious projects to curb suicides and depression amongst its soldiers. It has also introduced a ‘wellness quotient assessment’ test in their annual medical checkup. The 2.65-lakh personnel force, tasked to secure Indian borders along Pakistan and Bangladesh, has earmarked select troops locations, men and women […]

3 idols found inside mosque in Muzaffarnagar village

3 idols found inside mosque in Muzaffarnagar village

MUZAFFARNAGAR: Three idols were found in a mosque in a village near here on onday morning but the police removed them from the premises. SHO Praveen Kumar said the idols were found in a mosque in Baghra village, 10 km from here, following which people gathered outside and protested against it. The idols, which were […]

HC for speedy decision to regularise Kashmiri migrant teachers

HC for speedy decision to regularise Kashmiri migrant teachers

NEW DELHI: Delhi High Court has directed the AAP government to take an expeditious decision on regularising Kashmiri migrant teachers who had fled their state in the wake of disturbances and were working in government and municipal schools here on contractual basis for about 13 years. A bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and Deepa […]

RLD activists burn effigy of Suresh Prabhu

RLD activists burn effigy of Suresh Prabhu

MATHURA: Rashtriya Lok Dal activists today burnt an effigy of Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in Dempier Nagar here, alleging he failed to ensure incident-free running of trains. The protesters shouted slogans against the Narendra Modi government and blamed Prabhu for the for the Utkal Express derailment in Khatauli in which 22 lives were lost. They […]

39 held for trying to trigger religious animosity: Police

39 held for trying to trigger religious animosity: Police

KOCHI: At least 39 suspected members of a little known Islamic outfit were arrested today at Vadakkekara in Ernakulam district on charges of attempting to trigger a religious animosity in the society, the police said. They added that the accused were placed under arrest after scrutinising the contents of the pamphlets, bearing the name of […]

Super dictatorship in India, change in 2019: Mamata

Super dictatorship in India, change in 2019: Mamata

KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said “super dictatorship” is going on in the country but opposition parties have come on a platform and there will be change in 2019. “Super dictatorship is going on (in the country). If somebody says anything, they (the Centre) will send the ED, or CBI or IT […]