Delhi police commissioner says no evidence of LeT link

Delhi police commissioner says no evidence of LeT link

New Delhi: Justifying the arrest of JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar, Delhi police commissioner B S Bassi on Monday claimed that he had raised anti-national slogans during the controversial event in the campus but said police have so far found “no evidence linking the LeT” to the incident. “Kanhaiya was present at the event, where he […]

Rajnath faces more calls to give proof for claim on Hafiz hand

Rajnath faces more calls to give proof for claim on Hafiz hand

Patna/New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday faced renewed calls from opposition parties to give proof for his claim that a flashpoint event at JNU campus received support from LeT founder Hafiz Saeed even as Delhi police said it has so far found “no evidence” in this regard. Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar urged […]

Government formation: BJP says talks on with PDP

Government formation: BJP says talks on with PDP

New Delhi: Amid continuing stalemate over the government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav on Monday said talks between BJP and PDP are going on. “We are communicating with each other. It is not that communication between us has broken down,” Madhav, who had played a key role in forging the […]

No demand for CBMs, says PDP

No demand for CBMs, says PDP

Jammu: After weeks of tough-talk, PDP on Monday adopted a reconciliatory tone, saying it has not demanded any confidence-building measures (CBMs) from its ally BJP even as it said government formation in Jammu and Kashmir will take “some time”. Senior PDP leader Muzaffar Hussain Beigh asserted that the alliance with BJP is in tact and […]

SVC seek status report from SVO on ’embezzlements’ in CAPD

Jammu: The State Vigilance Commission (SVC) in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday sought status report on probe into the alleged embezzlements in Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department (CA&PDD) from the State Vigilance Organization (SVO). The SVC exposed large scale embezzlements and other gross irregularities allegedly committed by an official of CA&PD Department, Udhampur, an […]

Talks not conditional on Pathankot probe, says Indian envoy

Talks not conditional on Pathankot probe, says Indian envoy

ISLAMABAD: Foreign secretary level talks between Pakistan and India are not conditional to the Pathankot airbase attack probe, Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawaly said on Monday. According to report carried by Pakistan-based Dawn newspaper, the Indian envoy also stated that India and Pakistan were in constant contact to hold foreign secretary level talks in the […]

JNU row: Shah, Rahul trade bitter charges

JNU row: Shah, Rahul trade bitter charges

NEW DELHI/GUWAHATI: Trading bitter charges over the escalating JNU row, BJP chief Amit Shah on Monday alleged that Rahul Gandhi was supporting “anti-nationals” and wanted another “division” of India while the Congress vice president said the BJP was following an agenda of creating “divide and hatred”. As the exchanges between the BJP and Congress grew […]

Israel ex-PM Olmert begins jail term in corruption case

Israel ex-PM Olmert begins jail term in corruption case

JERUSALEM: Disgraced former prime minister Ehud Olmert on Sunday became Israel’s first ex-premier to be jailed as he began serving a 19-month sentence in the biggest corruption scandal in the Jewish nation’s history. 70-year-old Olmert entered Ma’asiyahu Prison in Ramle this morning, nearly two months after the apex courtupheld his bribery conviction. Earlier in the […]