Modi(fied)India

Modi(fied)India

By Baseer Abbas During the Parliamentary election campaign in India, there were many slogans which BJP employed. Good governance, Sab kasaath sab ka kavikas, bring black money back and so on were the slogans which were ubiquitous. Among all these slogans there was one slogan which stood out. This was “Minimum government Maximum governance”. But […]

28 accused in post-Godhra riots case acquitted

28 accused in post-Godhra riots case acquitted

AHMEDABAD: All 28 accused in a post- Godhra riots case have been acquitted by a Gandhinagar court which cited lack of substantial evidence against them. Those who have been acquitted by the court include present chairman of the Kalol Nagrik Sahkari Bank, Govind Patel. All the accused were already on bail since long. The 28 […]

BSF man who complained about bad food arrested, alleges wife

BSF man who complained about bad food arrested, alleges wife

NEW DELHI: The wife of Tej Bahadur Yadav, a Border Security Force or BSF jawan who had alleged bad food and near-starvation in Facebook videos that went viral, today said he has been arrested and his “retirement has been cancelled.” The BSF has said the constable is not under arrest. “He managed to call up […]

Worse is yet to come: Manmohan on demonetisation

New Delhi: Amid fears of a decline in India’s GDP, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cautioned the people today that the worse was yet to come in the wake of demonetisation which he termed as a “disaster”. At a convention called by Congress on demonetisation, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram claimed there was no record […]

17 farmers committed suicide in TN in 2 months: CM

17 farmers committed suicide in TN in 2 months: CM

Chennai: Amidst opposition claims that over 100 farmers have died due to drought in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today said 17 farmers have committed suicide in the last two months due to “various reasons” and reports were awaited from the districts on the “shock” deaths. “Though they have committed suicide due to various […]

Pakistan, separatists thwarted peace process: Mehbooba

Pakistan, separatists thwarted peace process: Mehbooba

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday blamed Pakistan, and the separatists for derailing the dialogue process by shutting doors on the All Party Delegation, saying the preparations for the Valley unrest were done beforehand. The preparations for the five-month long unrest in Kashmir were made in advance and when the triggers […]

India be held accountable over atrocities in Kashmir: Pakistan

India be held accountable over atrocities in Kashmir: Pakistan

Islamabad: Spokesman of Pakistan Foreign Office Nafees Zakaria has said that Kashmir issue should be resolved according to the wishes of the Kashmiri people and resolutions of United Nations (UN) Security Council. According to Radio Pakistan, he made the statement in an interview on Sunday night. Zakaria stated that India was violating basic human rights […]

Several terror plots foiled due to Indo-US cooperation: WH

Several terror plots foiled due to Indo-US cooperation: WH

Washington: Describing the counter-terrorism cooperation between India and the US under the eight years of Obama Administration as “incredibly successful”, a top US official has said this has not only “diminished the threat” of terrorism in the two countries, but also foiled several terror plots. “I can tell you quite definitively that due to our […]

Pak hands over dossier on ‘India’s interference’ to UN chief

Pak hands over dossier on ‘India’s interference’ to UN chief

United Nations: Pakistan has handed over a dossier on India’s alleged “interference” in the country to new UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and asked the world body to play a role in “restraining” India from such activities. Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi delivered the dossier on “India’s interference and terrorism in Pakistan” […]