Armed rallies taken out in Jammu

Armed rallies taken out in Jammu

Jammu: Armed rallies were taken out on Saturday in Jammu to mark the 122nd birth anniversary of the state’s last Dogra autocrat Maharaja Hari Singh. Several groups of youth, some armed with swords and licensed guns, rallied through the city on motorcycles and four wheelers, raising slogans against the PDP-BJP government.  

Check harassment by cow vigilantes: Mehbooba to police

Check harassment by cow vigilantes: Mehbooba to police

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday directed the police to ensure that people are not harassed during any probe, particularly in the cases related to bovine smuggling or cow vigilantism. The chief minister asked the police to reach out to the people in a more professional way to redress their grievances […]

The Cosmic Message of Religion(s)

The Cosmic Message of Religion(s)

By Tahir Iqbal Religion is not the cause of violence and devastation as new atheism believes but it teaches us to be kind and peaceful. Buddha, for example, was a champion of peace and non-violence who promoted love, kindness and spirituality. “A monk should abstain from all types of ill-deeds,” Buddha has said. His ‘Eight […]

SIT begins probe into Gauri Lankesh killing case

SIT begins probe into Gauri Lankesh killing case

BENGALURU: The Special Investigating Team (SIT) has started its probe into the murder of journalist- activist Gauri Lankesh with the Karnataka government saying on Thursday it was hopeful of nabbing the assailants “as soon as possible.” The state government on Wednesday announced the formation of a 21-member SIT team headed by IGP (Intelligence) B K […]

Bihar: Journalist shot by two bike-borne assailants

Bihar: Journalist shot by two bike-borne assailants

ARWAL (BIHAR): Unidentified gunmen on Thursday shot at a journalist of a leading Hindi newspaper and robbed Rs one lakh in cash from him in Bihar’s Arwal district today, police said. The attack on the scribe came close on the heels of the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh at Bengaluru. Arwal Superintendent of Police Dilip […]

SC tells states to stop cow vigilantism

SC tells states to stop cow vigilantism

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked all states to take stern steps to stop violence in the name of cow protection by appointing a senior police officer as nodal officer in every district within a week. The court told the states to act promptly to check cow vigilantes from behaving like they were […]

RSS calls BJP, 40 allied groups for coordination meeting

RSS calls BJP, 40 allied groups for coordination meeting

NEW DELHI: The RSS has called the top leadership of the BJP and all its 40 allied organisations for its three-day annual coordination meeting in Mathura from September 1 to take stock of the work done by them, said a senior functionary. The meeting will also hold deliberations on prevalent issues, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh […]

Man with bovine attacked in Rajouri, one held

Man with bovine attacked in Rajouri, one held

Jammu: A man was allegedly attacked by a group of unidentified people when he was moving around with his bovine in Rajouri district here, the police said. Lal Din, a resident of Gundha village of Keri, along with another person was attacked while they were moving with bovine in the early hours of yesterday, a […]

Funds being embezzled in the name of cow protection: Mayawati

Funds being embezzled in the name of cow protection: Mayawati

LUCKNOW: BSP chief May­awati on Wednesday target­ed the BJP over the death of cows in government-aided shelters in party-ruled states of Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh and alleged that state funds were being embezzled in the name of cow protection. “They have made ‘gau mata’ a political, commu­nal and casteist issue like Ram temple but why this […]

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