CPI leader seeks Modi nod to visit state

CPI leader seeks Modi nod to visit state

NEW DELHI: CPI leader Binoy Viswam wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, requesting that he be allowed to visit Jammu and Kashmir since a foreign delegation was given a “red carpet” entry into the region. A delegation of 23 European Union MPs arrived in Srinagar on Tuesday for a first-hand assessment of the […]

Post-Diwali pollution in Delhi likely to be lower than last 3 years: SAFAR

New Delhi: The post-Diwali pollution levels in Delhi are likely to be the lowest as compared to the past three years as favourable wind speed would possibly negate the impact of firecracker emissions and stubble burning, according to a government air quality monitor. Although Delhi’s air quality is predicted to touch the “severe” mark in […]

SAD’s relationship with BJP is sacred: Badal

Chandigarh: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patron Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said his party’s relationship with the BJP is “sacred”. “Our relation with BJP is sacred and politically I am aligned with the BJP,” the five time CM said on the sidelines of oath taking ceremony of Manohar Lal Khattar as Haryana CM and Jannayak […]

Entire country is worried about rise in mob lynching incidents: Ashok Gehlot

Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said the entire country is worried about the rise in cases of mob lynching on the suspicion of cattle theft and asserted that such incidents should not happen. Responding to a question on mob lynching at an event at Hingonia cow shelter here, Gehlot said, “Cow is […]

Modi’s claim on turnout in JK BDC election preposterous: Yechury

Modi’s claim on turnout in JK BDC election preposterous: Yechury

New Delhi: (PTI) CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Saturday termed as “preposterous”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claim that the turnout in the recently held Block Development Council (BDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir was an indication of the region’s faith in democracy. Yechury said this is no sign of “normalcy” and the prime minister […]

Kashmir on way to development after Art 370 revocation: Shah

Ahmedabad: (PTI) With less than a week for the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019, to take effect, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday reiterated “not a single bullet has been fired nor a death reported in Kashmir” since the abrogation of Article 370 in the restive region. The move had also led to […]

Demand for flag, constitution for Nagas due to framework agreement: Naga Hoho

New Delhi: The Naga Hoho, the apex body of all Naga tribal groups, on Thursday claimed that the NSCN-IM has raised the demand for a separate flag and constitution on the basis of a framework agreement signed by the outfit with the GoI’s interlocutor in 2015 in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Naga […]

Delhi Court takes cognisance of NIA chargesheet against Yasin Malik

Delhi Court takes cognisance of NIA chargesheet against Yasin Malik

New Delhi: (PTI) A Delhi court Wednesday took cognisance of a supplementary charge sheet filed by the National Investigation Agency against Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik and others in the 2017 militant funding case. Additional Sessions Judge Rakesh Syal took cognisance of the final report which also names separatist leaders Asiya Andrabi, […]

Admission concessions for Kashmiri migrants to be extended to KPs in valley: HRD

Admission concessions for Kashmiri migrants to be extended to KPs in valley: HRD

New Delhi: (PTI) The concessions available for admission in higher educational institutions to the wards of Kashmiri migrants will now also be given to Kashmiri Pandits living in the valley, according to officials at the HRD Ministry. The decision has been taken after the ministry received several representations to extend the concessions to non-migrant Kashmiri […]

Indian forces capable of giving befitting reply: Rajnath

Indian forces capable of giving befitting reply: Rajnath

New Delhi: (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said India has never been the aggressor but its armed forces are capable of giving a befitting reply to those who cast an evil eye on it. The Navy has maintained vigilance to ensure that 26/11 is not repeated, Singh added while addressing the media at […]