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Yashwant Sinha Alleges Many BJP Lapses In Handling Jay Shah Case

Patna, Oct 11: BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha today criticised his party’s strong defence of its president Amit Shah’s son, saying the high moral ground it had acquired all these years appears to have been lost. The former finance minister, who has turned a strong critic of the Modi government’s economic policies, also objected to the filing […]

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Mukul Roy quits Trinamool, Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, Oct 11 : Rebel Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Mukul Roy today quit the party as well as his Rajya Sabha seat, saying all members in a party “should be comrades and not servants”. Roy, who met Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to submit his resignation, said he was quitting with a “heavy heart”. […]

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In Absence Of Evidence, Hafiz Saeed House Arrest May End: Lahore HC

October 11 , 2017 Hearing a plea against Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, Lahore High Court has told the Pakistani government that if evidence is not submitted against him, they will have to set aside his house arrest. Chief of Jamaat-ud-Dawa, which is a front for terrorist group Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), Hafiz Saeed was put […]

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Ashish Nehra set to retire from international cricket on November 1

October 11, 2017 Veteran speedster Ashish Nehra has decided to retire from competitive cricket after the first T20 International against New Zealand at his home ground, Feroz Shah Kotla, on November 1. According to a senior BCCI official privy to the development, the 38-year-old Nehra has intimated his decision to chief coach Ravi Shastri and […]

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UN: Myanmar attacks a deliberate strategy to expel Rohingya

GENEVA (AP) — A report by the U.N. human rights office says attacks against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar point to a strategy to instill “widespread fear and trauma” and prevent them from ever returning to their homes. The report released Wednesday is based on 65 interviews conducted in mid-September with Rohingya, individually and in groups, […]

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India’s top court rules sex with an underage wife is rape

October 11, 2017 NEW DELHI: India’s top court on Wednesday ruled that a man is committing rape if he engages in sexual intercourse with his wife who is aged between 15 and 18, a landmark decision that will affect millions of child brides. The legal age of consent is 18 years. The law regards even […]

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Bandipora shuts after Encounter,Internet service snapped

Srinagar Life came to a halt as shops and business establishments were closed and traffic was off the roads in north Kashmir district of Bandipora, where two Air Force Garud personnel and two militants of Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) were killed in an encounter. Meanwhile, all educational institutions, including government and private schools, were deserted as students […]

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First braid chop incident in Border area Uri.

Srinagar In a first incident of braid chopping in border area of Uri in Baramulla district, suspected braid choppers in the wee hours of Wednesday chopped the hair of a teenage girl at Bandi area of the township, local sources said. Uri has a massive military presence. The victim girl was identified as Shaista Karim, […]

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Cops arrested for supplying ammunition to militants

Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday arrested two cops and an over-ground worker of militants for supplying ammunition to militants in Shopian district. Police constable Shabir Ahmad Malik currently posted at Ganderbal and Nazir Ahmad posted at Shopian were arrested after an over-ground worker of militants, Adil Ahmad identified them. A Police party arrested […]

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Two militants and two Air Force men killed in encounter at Hajin

    Srinagar Army on Wednesday said that two jawans (Garud wing) from Air force part of operation were killed at Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. “In the intense operation this morning in Hajin, Bandipur, two militants were killed. Two Air Force personnel (Garud wing) were martyred in the action”, army’s Srinagar based defence […]

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