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 […]

Sonia, Rahul exempted from personal appearance in Herald case

Sonia, Rahul exempted from personal appearance in Herald case

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to interfere with the order of the Delhi High Court rejecting the plea of Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul seeking quashing of the criminal proceedings in the National Herald case before the trial court but gave them some relief by expunging certain observations of […]

Prayers peaceful at Bhojshala on ‘Basant Panchami’

DHAR (MADHYA PRADESH): Prayers began peacefully at Bhojshala here this morning on ‘Basant Panchami’, even as a right wing organisation performed the puja outside the monument after they allegedly found some security men wearing shoes at the site, where Muslims too offer namaz. “We went inside Bhojshala to offer puja, but when we saw security […]

BHU VC condemns the event, bats for strict action

BHU VC condemns the event, bats for strict action

Varanasi: Strongly condemning the JNU event against hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, Banaras Hindu University Vice Chancellor Girish Chandra Tripathi on Thursday demanded strict action against the students involved in the “anti-national act”. “Such an anti-national event at the JNU campus wherein anti-India slogans were raised against the judicial hanging of a terror […]

Ishrat Jahan was LeT suicide bomber, Headley tells court

Ishrat Jahan was LeT suicide bomber, Headley tells court

Mumbai: In a significant claim, Pakistani- American terrorist David Coleman Headley on Thursday said that Ishrat Jahan –who was killed in an alleged fake encounter in 2004 in Gujarat–was actually a suicide bomber of Lashkar-e-Taiba terror outfit. The disclosure is likely to ignite a fresh row around the controversial encounter. Testifying via video-link from the […]

Kejriwal dismisses Amarinder’s charge of Khalistani nexus

Kejriwal dismisses Amarinder’s charge of Khalistani nexus

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday pooh poohed senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh’s allegation that his party AAP had nexus with Khalistanis and claimed that his outfit will win the Assembly elections in Punjab due next year. However, he ruled out entering Uttar Pradesh politics in a big way saying his party […]

Lance Naik Koppad dead: Army

New Delhi: Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad died on Thursday, three days after he was miraculously rescued alive from beneath tonnes of snow following an avalanche that hit his post in Siachen Glacier at a height of 19,600 feet. “Lance Naik Hanamanthappa is no more. He breathed his last at 11:45 am today (Thursday),” […]

‘Odd-even’ set to return; CM to announce dates today

‘Odd-even’ set to return; CM to announce dates today

NEW DELHI: The ‘odd-even’ scheme is “all set” make a comeback in the national capital, the dates to which will be announced by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday. Transport Minister Gopal Rai said that the government will make the announcement after reviewing over 11 lakh responses received from the public through multiple channels […]

SHAMLI FIRING INCIDENT: 200 persons booked, hunt on for others

LUCKNOW: Police have booked 200 persons in connection with the death of an eight-year-old boy in Shamli district in celebratory firing by SP workers and announced a cash reward for any information on five absconding accused. A case was registered against 200 unidentified persons under section 147 (rioting), 148 (Rioting, armed with deadly weapon), 149 […]

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