BJP spreading hate to win UP polls: Farooq

BJP spreading hate to win UP polls: Farooq

Jammu: Describing “hate” as a weapon to win elections in India, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Thursday alleged that the BJP is spreading it to win the assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh early next year. Abdullah called upon people to fight hate to save Jammu and Kashmir as well as the country, and warned […]

Country now has ‘protective shield’ of 100 crore vaccines: PM

Country now has ‘protective shield’ of 100 crore vaccines: PM

New Delhi: The country now has a strong “protective shield” of 100 crore vaccine doses to combat the biggest pandemic in 100 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday. India achieved a major milestone in its vaccination programme against COVID-19 as the cumulative vaccine doses administered in the country surpassed the 100-crore mark on […]

Gunfight breaks out in Srinagar

Gunfight breaks out in Srinagar

Srinagar: A gunfight had started between militants and security forces in Chanapora area of Srinagar district on Thrusday evening. Official sources said that a joint team of Police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in the area. As the joint team advanced towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the party, […]

Govt hikes DA by 3% for central employees

Govt hikes DA by 3% for central employees

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday hiked dearness allowance and dearness relief by 3 per cent to 31 per cent to benefit 47.14 lakh central government employees and 68.62 lakh pensioners. This was informed by Minister of Information & Broadcasting Anurag Singh Thakur. This decision to hike the allowance will put an annual burden […]

IED planted by militants in Baramulla defused

IED planted by militants in Baramulla defused

Srinagar: A major tragedy was averted as security forces detected and defused an improvised explosive device (IED) in Baramulla district on Thursday, officials said. “Security forces detected an IED planted by terrorists from a passenger shed at a bus stop at Saidpora in Rafiabad area of Baramulla,” they said. The officials said a bomb disposal […]

Country now has strong ‘protective shield’ of 100 crore vaccine doses: PM Modi

Country now has strong ‘protective shield’ of 100 crore vaccine doses: PM Modi

NEW DELHI: The country now has a strong “protective shield” of 100 crore vaccine doses to combat the biggest pandemic in 100 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday. India achieved a major milestone in its vaccination programme against COVID-19 as the cumulative vaccine doses administered in the country surpassed the 100-crore mark on […]

India sees over 18,000 new COVID-19 cases, 160 deaths

India sees over 18,000 new COVID-19 cases, 160 deaths

NEW DELHI: A single-day rise of 18,454 fresh cases pushed India’s COVID-19 tally to 3,41,27,450, while the number of active infections rose to 1,78,831, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. The death toll from the pandemic climbed to 4,52,811 with 160 new fatalities, showed the data updated at 8 am. The […]

Modi government subscribes to pluralism in world, supports majoritarianism in India

Modi government subscribes to pluralism in world, supports majoritarianism in India

NEW DELHI: Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday alleged that the Modi government subscribes to pluralism in the world but supports majoritarianism in India. He said the new Quad consists of four countries that reflect the pluralism of the world with the US (secular, but mainly Christian), India (secular, but mainly Hindu), Israel (Jewish) and […]

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