Seven Kashmiri students suspended by university in U’khand

Seven Kashmiri students suspended by university in U’khand

Dehradun: Seven Kashmiri students have been suspended by Roorkee-based Quantum Global University for their alleged anti-national posts on social media, a university official said. The action was taken on Tuesday after around 450 students gathered on the campus demanding their expulsion for allegedly posting anti-national slogans on Facebook and Instagram, Registrar of the University RK […]

PDP delegation visits Uttarakhand

PDP delegation visits Uttarakhand

Dehradun: A delegation of Peoples Democratic Party from Jammu and Kashmir visited Uttarakhand for a first-hand assessment of the situation here following alleged harassment of Kashmiri students after the Pulwama attack. The delegation consisting of Rajya Sabha member Faiyaz Ahmed Mir, former MLA Aijaz Ahmed Mir and other party leaders reached here Tuesday to assess […]

Seems we are moving towards yet another conflagration: Karan Singh on Pulwama aftermath

Seems we are moving towards yet another conflagration: Karan Singh on Pulwama aftermath

New Delhi: Amid rising tension with Pakistan in the wake of Pulwama attack, Veteran Congress leader Karan Singh Wednesday cautioned that it seemed the country was moving towards “yet another conflagration” which could have “incalculable consequence”. Singh also rued that there has unfortunately been a “strong anti-Kashmiri backlash” around the country in the aftermath of […]

Ex-sarpanch held for objectionable remarks on Pulwama attack

Ex-sarpanch held for objectionable remarks on Pulwama attack

Ahmednagar: A former village head in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra has been arrested for allegedly making objectionable comments over the Pulwama attack, police said on Wednesday. A candle march was taken out on Monday evening in Vispur village, located around 30 km from here, to protest against perpetrators of the attack in which 40 CRPF […]

President asks experts to come up with cleaner processes for eco friendly use of natural resources

President asks experts to come up with cleaner processes for eco friendly use of natural resources

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind Wednesday urged environment experts and other stakeholders to come up with “actionable ideas” on issues related to use of fossil fuels and cleaner processes to ensure eco-friendly use of natural resources. Highlighting that energy and environment were major concerns not only for developing countries but also for developed nations, […]

Section of political parties, groups spreading hatred: Mamata Banarjee

KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said a section of political parties and groups were indulging in rumour mongering and spreading hatred with their “dangerous statements”. “One section of political parties/groups along with people holding constitutional positions (are) indulging in rumour mongering, spreading hatred with dangerous statements,” Banerjee said in a tweet. “Even […]

Punjab Assembly resolution seeks British govt apology for 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Assembly Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution, seeking an apology from the British government for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Brahm Mohindra moved the resolution and political parties, cutting across party lines, supported it. “The tragic massacre of innocent protesters in Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar on April 13, 1919 remains one […]

Modi’s Amethi visit cancelled

Amethi (UP): The proposed visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Congress bastion of Amethi on February 27 has been cancelled, officials said Wednesday. On Tuesday, a BJP leader said the Prime Minister was likely to visit the ordnance factory in Munshiganj here and later address a public meeting on February 27. However, according to […]

Delhi HC seeks NSUT, UGC reply on plea against VC appointment

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has sought response of the Netaji Subhas University of Technology (NSUT) on a plea challenging the appointment of its vice chancellor, terming it “illegal”, “arbitrary” and contrary to UGC guidelines. Justices G S Sistani and Jyoti Singh issued notice to NSUT, Vice Chancellor (VC) J P Saini, University Grant […]

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