Expect robust action from Pakistan, says India

NEW NEWS: External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup also dismissed as “baseless” the allegations that India was behind an attack at a university at Charsadda in Pakistan in which at least 20 people, mostly students, were massacred by heavily- armed suicide attackers yesterday. “The issue is also not been raised officially with us by Pakistan,” […]

Parrikar dismisses ISIS threat to him, Modi

NEW DELHI: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today dismissed talk of any threat from the Islamic State to his life or that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Last week, an anonymous postcard claimed to have been sent by terror group IS threatening to kill Prime Minister Modi and Parrikar was received at the Goa Secretariat. When […]

4 swine flu deaths in Punjab this winter

Chandigarh: Four persons, including a woman, have died of swine flu in Punjab this winter even as the authorities geared up to tackle H1N1 influenza virus infection. “Till now, in this winter season, four patients have died of swine flu,” Punjab state nodal officer for swine flu Gagandeep Singh Grover said. The deceased belong to […]

Goa police probing origin of threat letter to Modi, Parrikar

Goa police probing origin of threat letter to Modi, Parrikar

PANAJI: Goa Police is yet to trace the origins of the letter which threatened to harm Prime Minister Narendra Modi and defense minister Manohar Parrikar. “We are still inquiring into the origins of the letter. The inquiry is going on,” inspector general of police V Renganathan told PTI on Wednesday. He said security has been […]

Suspected AQIS operative remanded to police custody till Feb 1

Suspected AQIS operative remanded to police custody till Feb 1

NEW DELHI: Suspected operative of Al Qaida in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) Syed Anzar Shah, arrested for allegedly radicalising youths for terror activities in India, was on Wednesday remanded in police custody till February 1 by a Delhi court. Shah was produced before Additional Sessions Judge Reetesh Singh after expiry of his police custody and the […]

Court to hear plaint against Salman, Shahrukh on Jan 22

Court to hear plaint against Salman, Shahrukh on Jan 22

NEW DELHI: A criminal complaint against Bollywood actors Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan for allegedly hurting sentiments of devotees by entering the sets of a temple wearing shoes while shooting for Bigg Boss 9, would be heard by a Delhi court on Friday. The complaint filed by an advocate sought the courts direction to the […]

Court asks CBI to return some seized raid docs to Delhi govt

NEW DELHI: The CBI was on Wednesday directed by a Special court to return some documents seized by it during the raids at the office of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwals principal secretary Rajendra Kumar to the Delhi government. While disposing of an application filed by the Delhi government seeking release of some of the documents […]

Kejriwal appears before Mumbai court in 2014 rally case

MUMBAI:  Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today appeared in a court here in connection with a case for allegedly holding a rally without required permission during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. On December 9 last year, the Kurla court had granted Kejriwal permanent exemption from appearance in the case. However, Magistrate Richa Khedekar had directed […]

Madrassas should be barred from teaching in Urdu, Arabic:

Mumbai: Asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take a cue from UK government’s warning that migrants on spousal visas who fail to speak English may face deportation, Shiv Sena today said madrassas in India should be barred from using Urdu and Arabic as medium of instruction and they should be replaced with English and Hindi. […]

HRD sent 5 letters to Hyd Univ, says only followed procedure

HRD sent 5 letters to Hyd Univ, says only followed procedure

New Delhi: The HRD ministry had written as many as five letters to Hyderabad University on Labour Minister Bandaru Dattareya’s complaint regarding “anti national activities” on the campus and the “violent attack” on an ABVP leader but maintained it was standard procedure on such “VIP references”. Questions have been raised about the HRD ministry’s five […]