BJP takes dig at CM for hosting iftar at Jammu

BJP takes dig at CM for hosting iftar at Jammu

Jammu: The state BJP, an alliance partner of the ruling PDP in Jammu and Kashmir, today slammed Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti for hosting an ‘iftar party’ here two days after the killing of six police personnel by militants in the Valley last week. The ruling alliance partner also said that the chief minister should have […]

‘We have two options: Surrender or live like bravehearts’

‘We have two options: Surrender or live like bravehearts’

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership has called for complete shutdown today against civilian killings, ransacking of properties and forces’ “arrogance”. In a statement, the leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Muhammad Yasin Malik termed the forces’ action as “state-sponsored terrorism”. “Forces have virtually declared war on civilians and feel free to kill […]

Prez election: Rajnath, Naidu meet Sonia

Prez election: Rajnath, Naidu meet Sonia

NEW DELHI: Home minister Rajnath Singh and M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday met Congress President Sonia Gandhi to discuss the Presidential poll as part of the ruling BJP’s outreach to stitch a consensus on the official nominee. Singh and Naidu arrived at Gandhi’s 10 Janpath residence to help evolve an agreement on the crucial election […]

To discredit ‘Pak-funding’ propaganda, Hurriyat collecting donations from Kashmiris

To discredit ‘Pak-funding’ propaganda, Hurriyat collecting donations from Kashmiris

Srinagar: The Hurriyat Conference-led by Syed Ali Geelani said on Thursday that its appeal for monetary donations to run mission “Kashmir freedom struggle” has received overwhelming response. “We had appealed to people to donate money for running mission Kashmir freedom struggle,” Hurriyat spokesman Ayaz Akbar said. “The response of the people is overwhelming. We are […]

Zakir Naik’s school in Mumbai illegal, says govt

Zakir Naik’s school in Mumbai illegal, says govt

MUMBAI: The Mumbai civic body’s education department has said that controversial preacher Zakir Naik’s Islamic International School (IIS) in south Mumbaiis operating without authorisation. Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s southMumbai region education inspector B B Chavan, in a letter issued yesterday, stated that no school can run without the NOC (no objection certificate) of the local governing […]

BJP panel to meet Sonia, Yechury

BJP panel to meet Sonia, Yechury

NEW DELHI: A three-member BJP panel set up to consult political parties on selecting a consensus candidate for the upcoming presidential poll will meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday. After meeting Gandhi, the panel of three ministers will also meet CPI-M’s Sitaram Yechury, sources close to Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here. Home […]

BJP govt in Gujarat distributes school bags with Akhilesh’s photo!

BJP govt in Gujarat distributes school bags with Akhilesh’s photo!

AHMEDABAD: Akhilesh Yadav may have lost power in Uttar Pradesh, but he can claim that he is ruling the roost in BJP-ruled Gujarat’s Chhota Udepur. For, some 12,000 school bags distributed in government-run primary schools in this tribal-dominated district bear the picture of the Samajwadi Party leader. The state education department has ordered an inquiry […]

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