Suspected militants snatch rifles from cops guarding ex-police officer’s house

Suspected militants snatch rifles from cops guarding ex-police officer’s house

Srinagar: Suspected militants snatched two rifles from security personnel guarding the residence of a retired police officer in Budgam district, police said on Monday. The militants barged into the residence of former police officer Sheikh Ghulam Mohammad in central Kashmir’s Chadoora area late Sunday night, a police official said. They looted two carbine rifles from […]

India threatens strategic stability in South Asia: Pak Prez

India threatens strategic stability in South Asia: Pak Prez

Islamabad: Pakistan President Arif Alvi on Monday said that the strategic stability in South Asia is being threatened by the offensive posture and induction of lethal weapons by India. He also called for the resolution of lingering disputes including that of Jammu and Kashmir for the world peace at large. Alvi said that nobody should […]

Manan Wani was ‘victim of relentless violence’ in Valley: Mehbooba

Manan Wani was ‘victim of relentless violence’ in Valley: Mehbooba

SRINAGAR: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday described Hizbul Mujahideen militant Manan Bashir Wani, who was killed in a gun-battle with government forces, as a “victim of relentless violence in Kashmir”. The PDP president said this while demanding withdrawal of cases against three Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students from the Valley […]

Diesel price hiked again; wipes out Rs 2.5 per litre cut

NEW DELHI: Diesel price rose for the 10th consecutive day on Monday to wipe out all of the Rs 2.50 per litre cut in rates announced earlier this month through excise duty cut and oil company subsidy. The government of India had, with effect from October 5, cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by […]

High crude prices hurting global growth: Modi to oil producers

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday warned oil producers like Saudi Arabia that higher crude prices are hurting global economic growth and they should do more to bring down rates to reasonable levels. At the third annual brainstorming meeting with chief executives of top global and Indian oil and gas companies, Modi flagged […]

“Good” Hindus won’t want Ram temple by demolishing somebody’s else place of worship: Tharoor

“Good” Hindus won’t want Ram temple by demolishing somebody’s else place of worship: Tharoor

Chennai/New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has kicked up a row with remarks that no “good” Hindu would favour a Ram temple in Ayodhya by demolishing somebody else’s place of worship, drawing stinging criticism from the BJP which dubbed his party and its chief Rahul Gandhi “anti- Hindu”. Tharoor, the MP from Thiruvananthapuram, made the […]

#MeToo campaign: M J Akbar moves court against journalist

New Delhi: Union minister M J Akbar Monday filed a private criminal defamation complaint against journalist Priya Ramani who recently levelled charges of sexual misconduct against him as the #MeToo campaign raged in India. The Minister of State for External Affairs has accused Ramani of “wilfully, deliberately, intentionally and maliciously” defaming him and has sought […]

Shatrughan criticises BJP govt over Rafale fighter jet deal

MUZAFFARNAGAR: Disgruntled BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha criticised the BJP government at the Centre over the Rafale deal. He said a French publication had quoted former French president Francois Hollande as saying that the Indian government had proposed Reliance Defence as a partner for the French aerospace major Dassault Aviation for the deal. Speaking at a […]

Akhilesh Yadav slams Yogi govt over proposed move to rename Allahabad as ‘Prayagraj’

LUCKNOW: Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav Monday attacked the Yogi Adityanath government’s proposed move to rename Allahabad as Prayagraj, stating that the present dispensation wanted to show their work only by “renaming”. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during his visit to Allahabad on Saturday had announced that there was a proposal to rename the city as […]

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