SC dismisses advocate’s PIL against Indus Water Treaty

SC dismisses advocate’s PIL against Indus Water Treaty

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant an urgent hearing on a PIL seeking abrogation of the India-Pakistan Indus Water Treaty on the grounds that it was “unconstitutional”. “There is no urgency in the matter. It will come up for hearing in due course,” a bench comprising Chief Justice TS Thakur and […]

Samjhauta Express leaves Lahore for Delhi

Samjhauta Express leaves Lahore for Delhi

Lahore: The Samjhauta Express train between India and Pakistan, via Attari in Punjab, left from here to New Delhi on Monday after authorities allowed its operation, the Pakistani media reported. According to The News International, the train on Monday morning carried 138 passengers who face custom and immigration clearance at Wagah border. The Indian authorities […]

Rahul Gandhi says shoe hurled at him came from ‘BJP-RSS’

Rahul Gandhi says shoe hurled at him came from ‘BJP-RSS’

Sitapur: A shoe was hurled at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi during his roadshow here on Monday. Hariom Sharma, a resident of Shastri Nagar locality, flung his shoe from a distance at Rahul at Transport Crossing, from where the roadshow started. However, the shoe did not hit him. The youth was immediately detained by the […]

Treat Muslims as your own, PM tells BJP meet

Treat Muslims as your own, PM tells BJP meet

KOZHIKODE: Contending that the definition of secularism has been distorted, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invoked Jan Sangh ideologue Deendayal Upadhyay to say that Muslims should be treated as “your own” rather than seeing them as “items of vote market”. Addressing the BJP Council meeting here, he said his government’s mission of ‘sabka sath, sabka […]

‘Long war’ forced on India by Pak: Amit Shah

‘Long war’ forced on India by Pak: Amit Shah

KOZHIKODE: BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday said at the BJP’s national council meeting here that the Uri attack was part of a “long war” forced on India by Pakistan. He assured that the country is committed to giving a “strong reply” to Pak-sponsored terrorism. Shah called the Uri attack a result of Pakistan’s frustration […]

India to ratify climate change agreement

India to ratify climate change agreement

NEW DELHI: The US on Sunday welcomed India’s surprise decision to ratify the key Paris Climate Change agreement on October 2. “We welcome the news India will join the #ParisAgreement October 2,” US Ambassador to India Richard Verma said. “Congrats Prime Minister @narendramodi for your leadership to #ActOnClimate,” Verma tweeted. Earlier, in a surprise move, […]

War should be the last option before India: Digvijaya

War should be the last option before India: Digvijaya

Panaji: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh today said war with Pakistan should be “the last resort” for India as both the countries are nuclear-armed. “Both the countries (India and Pakistan) are nuclear-armed. Therefore, war should be the last resort (before India). All efforts should be made to negotiate and put pressure on Pakistan,” he told […]

Govt should emphasise on return of peace in Kashmir: Congress

Govt should emphasise on return of peace in Kashmir: Congress

Jamshedpur: In the backdrop of the deteriorating relationship between India and Pakistan, following the killing of 18 Indian army personnel by militants from across the border at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir recently, the Congress today said the government’s “emphasis” should be on “restoring peace and normalcy in the trouble-torn Valley”. Curfew is in force […]

MNS threat to Pak artists: Congress demands case against MNS

MUMBAI: Congress today slammed Raj Thackeray – led MNS for asking Pakistani artists to leave the country, saying issuing such threats was against the law of the land and demanded that a criminal case be lodged against MNS leaders who have threatened actors from the neighbouring country. Shiv Sena, known for its aggressive stand against […]