SC judge recuses from hearing plea against appointment of Nageswara Rao as interim CBI Director

SC judge recuses from hearing plea against appointment of Nageswara Rao as interim CBI Director

New Delhi: Supreme Court Judge Justice N V Ramana Thursday recused himself from hearing a plea challenging the Centre’s decision to appoint M Nageswara Rao as interim CBI Director. Justice Ramana became the third judge of the apex court to recuse himself from hearing the matter as Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi and the […]

Bad weather forces cancellation of morning flights at Srinagar airport

Bad weather forces cancellation of morning flights at Srinagar airport

Srinagar: Bad weather forced the cancellation of several morning flights Thursday at Srinagar airport. The flights including Air Asia I5-716, Indigo 6E-2554, 6E 576, 6E 653, Go Air 128/129 SXR-DEL, Vistara UK 611 SXR-IXJ, Spicejet SG 161 SXR-IXJ were cancelled, Srinagar Airport officials said. Fresh snowfall began Thursday morning at several places across Kashmir including […]

Modi govt working for ‘New India’; has given hope to people: President Kovind

Modi govt working for ‘New India’; has given hope to people: President Kovind

New Delhi: India was going through “uncertain times” ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and the Narendra Modi government after assuming power resolved to work towards a ‘New India’, giving hope to the people, President Ram Nath Kovind said Thursday. Addressing the joint session of Parliament at the beginning of the Budget Session, he said […]

Six including CRPF personnel injured in Anantnag grenade attack

Six including CRPF personnel injured in Anantnag grenade attack

Srinagar: Six people including a paramilitary personnel were injured in a grenade attack in south Kashmir’s Anantnag Thursday. Reports said that suspected militants hurled a grenade on Sher Bagh police post which missed the target and exploded on the road. Initial reports said that five civilians including three women and a CRPF personnel suffered injuries […]

Hindu temple vandalised in United States

Washington: In a hate crime, a Hindu temple has been vandalised in the US state of Kentucky by miscreants who sprayed black paint on the deity and left a knife stabbed into a chair in the main hall. The incident happened between Sunday night and Tuesday morning at the Swaminarayan Temple in the Louisville city. […]

India objects to the UK for allowing Pak FM to hold Conference on Kashmir in the House of Commons

India objects to the UK for allowing Pak FM to hold Conference on Kashmir in the House of Commons

Srinagar: India has objected to the United Kingdom for allowing Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi to hold a conference on Kashmir in the House of Commons during his visit to London this weekend.  Economic Times reported that New Delhi has conveyed these through diplomatic channels after it emerged that the Pakistan foreign minister will […]

AgustaWestland co-accused Rajiv Saxena, lobbyist Deepak Talwar extradited to India from UAE

AgustaWestland co-accused Rajiv Saxena, lobbyist Deepak Talwar extradited to India from UAE

New Delhi: In a major boost to agencies probing high-profile corruption cases, a Dubai-based businessman wanted in the VVIP choppers case and a corporate aviation lobbyist have been deported to India and arrested by the Enforcement Directorate, officials said Thursday. They said Rajeev Shamsher Bahadur Saxena wanted in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP choppers money […]

Qureshi’s call to Mirwaiz: India summons Pak High Commissioner, Islamabad rejects New Delhi’s objections

Qureshi’s call to Mirwaiz: India summons Pak High Commissioner, Islamabad rejects New Delhi’s objections

Srinagar: India summoned Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood late Wednesday night over a phone call by the country’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi to Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Tuesday for discussions on Kashmir. However, Islamabad justified its engagement with Hurriyat Conference leader, with the Pakistan Foreign Ministry saying it “categorically rejects the […]