GoI asks states to ensure security

GoI asks states to ensure security

New Delhi: The government of India on Saturday asked all states to ensure safety and security of students and people from Jammu and Kashmir living in their areas in the wake of threats to them in some parts of the country, officials said. The advisory came hours after Home Minister Rajnath Singh assured an all […]

All-party meet blames Pakistan

All-party meet blames Pakistan

New Delhi: The all-party meet chaired by home minister Rajnath Singh on Kashmir situation concluded with the resolution that “terrorism in India was being actively encouraged from across the border”. Party representatives from across political parties were in attendance, to preside over the suicide attack in Pulwama that killed nearly 50 Central Reserve Police Force […]

Mobile internet services suspended in most parts of Kashmir

Mobile internet services suspended in most parts of Kashmir

Srinagar: Mobile internet services were Saturday suspended in most parts of Kashmir while the network speed was throttled in other parts as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order, officials said. Mobile internet has been suspended in south Kashmir’s four districts of Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian and Pulwama and central Kashmir’s Srinagar and Budgam districts, […]

Kejriwal airs concern over Puducherry CM being ‘forced’ to sleep on road

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Saturday expressed concern over his Puducherry counterpart V Narayanasamy being “forced” to sleep on the road outside Raj Nivas here in protest against the “negative stand” of Lt Governor Kiran Bedi towards the government proposals. Kejriwal tweeted that “an elected Chief Minister (Narayanasamy) is being forced to sleep on […]

FWICE calls for ban on Sidhu

Mumbai: The Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has called for ban on cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu over his controversial comments in the wake of the Pulwama attack. Sidhu, who appears on “The Kapil Sharma Show”, had condemned the incident but courted a controversy when he asked whether an entire nation can be blamed […]

Kerala civic bypolls: CPI(M)-led LDF bags 16 of 30 seats, BJP fails to win any seat despite Sabarimala protests

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Notwithstanding the row over the Sabarimala women entry issue, the ruling CPI(M)-led LDF in Kerala Friday bagged 16 out of the 30 seats in the bypolls conducted for various local bodies across the state. The Congress-led United Democratic Front got 12 seats while the Revolutionary Marxist Party (RMP) and a Congress rebel retained the […]

Vadra’s interim protection from arrest extended till March 2

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court Saturday extended interim protection from arrest granted to Robert Vadra till March 2 in a money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Special judge Arvind Kumar granted the relief to Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi. The ED, through its lawyer Nitesh Rana, told the court […]

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