Visit to Pakistan was not political: Sidhu

Visit to Pakistan was not political: Sidhu

Chandigarh: Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said today that his visit to Pakistan was not “political” but just on a “warm invitation from a friend”, in a bid to clarify his decision to visit the neighbouring country and hug its Army chief. Slammed by opposition and earning displeasure even from his own chief minister, […]

Flash floods kill minor boy in Jammu

Jammu: A seven-year-old boy was killed today after being washed away by flash floods triggered by overnight heavy rains, an official said. Eidi Mohammad was swept away by flash floods in a stream at Channi Rama in the outskirts of Jammu in the early hours and his body was recovered later, the official said. He […]

Two Muslim youth thrashed for alleged cow slaughter

Muzaffarnagar (UP):Two Muslim youths were beaten up and paraded by a cow vigilante group under Adarsh Mandi police station in Shamli here, police said today. Police yesterday registered a case against twenty activists of the cow protection group and also arrested their chief, said circle officer Ashok Kumar. Police are trying to identify the remaining […]

Court sends two men who attacked Umar Khalid to police custody

Court sends two men who attacked Umar Khalid to police custody

New Delhi:  A Delhi court today sent two persons, who had allegedly attacked JNU student leader Umar Khalid in front of the Constitution Club here, to two-day police custody. The incident took place on August 13 and they were arrested from Haryana a week later. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Deepak Sherawat allowed the plea of the […]

‘India ready for constructive engagement with Pak’

‘India ready for constructive engagement with Pak’

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to his newly elected Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, conveying New Delhi’s commitment to pursue “meaningful” and “constructive” engagement with Islamabad and emphasising the need to work for a terror-free South Asia, official sources said on Monday. In a letter to Khan on August 18, the day he […]

No dialogue offer from Modi to Khan: Pakistan

No dialogue offer from Modi to Khan: Pakistan

Islamabad: Pakistan on Monday clarified that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had not “made an offer of a dialogue” in a letter to his new Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan. A Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson said this in a statement issued in response to a query regarding reports in a section of the Indian media. The spokesperson […]

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