BSF kills smuggler along Indo-Pak border in Punjab

BSF kills smuggler along Indo-Pak border in Punjab

Amritsar: A Pakistani drug smuggler was killed and 10 kg of narcotics as well as arms and ammunition seized along the Indo-Pak International Border (IB) in Punjab on Tuesday, the BSF said. The incident took place in the wee hours of the morning along the Barreke post in Firozpur sector of the IB where the […]

AAP minister gheraoed by govt officials at Delhi Secretariat

New Delhi: Utter chaos unfolded inside the secretariat here on Tuesday as Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain was mobbed by over a hundred officials and staff, hours after Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash was allegedly manhandled at the chief minister’s residence. Officials and staff of the Delhi government raised slogans and prevented Hussain from taking the […]

No room for Modi, entourage at iconic Mysuru hotel

MYSURU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his entourage did not get accommodation at the iconic Hotel Lalitha Mahal Palace here as almost all rooms were booked for a wedding reception, its top official said today. The district administration later made arrangements for them at another plush hotel in the city. “An official from the deputy […]

Nawab Fazal Jah, son of Hyderabad’s last Nizam dies

HYDERABAD: Nawab Fazal Jah Bahadur, the son of the seventh and last Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Osman Ali Khan died after a brief illness, according to a member of the erstwhile royal family of Hyderabad. Nawab Fazal Jah (72) was admitted to a private hospital on last Thursday night and died yesterday, said Nawab Najaf […]

Chandrababu Naidu dismisses demand for no-trust motion against Modi govt

AMRAVATI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday brushed aside the YSR Congress’ demand that the TDP move a no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government over the special category status issue, saying the BJP enjoys “full majority”. The main opposition YSR Congress and the Jana Sena wanted the TDP, a constituent of […]

Supreme Court to hear plea seeking Aadhaar-based voting system

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday said it will hear after four weeks a plea seeking implementation of an Aadhaar-based voting system in elections in order to curtail bogus and duplicate voting in the spirit of the election law. The petition was filed before a bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A […]

Rahul questions Modi’s ‘silence’ on bank scam

NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi Monday fired yet another salvo at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his “silence” on the multi-crore PNB bank fraud, asking where the “country’s watchman” was when jeweller Nirav Modi fled the country like liquor baron Vijay Mallya. Gandhi took the swipe at the prime minister for his refrain during […]