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Indian, Pakistani troops trade heavy fire on LoC

Agencies Jammu: Indian and Pakistani troops on Friday exchanged heavy gunfire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district. Defence Ministry spokesman Lt Col Devender Anand said the Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked shelling with mortars and firing with small arms from about 2.40 p.m. in the Nowshera sector. “The Indian Army […]

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600 theatre personalities urge people to vote against ‘bigotry, hatred, and apathy’

Agencies Mumbai, More than 600 theatre personalities, including Amol Palekar, Naseeruddin Shah, Girish Karnad and Usha Ganguli, have signed a letter asking people to “vote BJP and its allies” out of power, arguing that the idea of India and its constitution are under threat. The letter, which was issued Thursday evening in 12 languages on the […]

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Kartarpur corridor: India says Pakistan yet to respond to clarifications it sought on its proposals

NewDelhi:-Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Thursday that Pakistan has not yet responded to the clarifications India had sought on some proposals it had put forward during a meeting between the two countries on the Kartarpur corridor on March 14. “We had issued a press statement when we postponed the second round […]

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4 BSF jawans killed in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Four Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were killed and two injured in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh Thursday, police said. The encounter comes a week before polling for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections is held in the state. The skirmish took place around noon in a dense forest near Mahla village in […]

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Lucknow, The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday suspended 2013-batch IPS officer Satish Kumar, posted as Superintendent of Police of Barabanki, for his alleged involvement in a Rs 65 lakh bribery case. According to an official, it has been alleged that some policemen of the cyber cell took a bribe of Rs 65 lakh from the owner of […]

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Shabir Shah generated funds from Pakistan to create unrest in Kashmir: ED

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday told a Delhi court that jailed Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah generated funds from Pakistan and other countries to carry out unrest in the Valley. The agency made the submission before Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora while opposing Shah’s bail application in a decade-old money laundering case for […]

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‘Hum Nibhayenge’: Cong releases manifesto for 2019 LS elections

New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday released the manifesto named ‘Hum Nibhayenge’ for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Congress said that the focus will be on three key issues – creating jobs, women’s safety and wealth and welfare. The party said it will also pitch for ‘Ujjwal Bharat’. Main agenda of Congress in the election manifesto: […]

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India successfully launches EMISAT 28 foreign satellites

Agencies India’s EMISAT satellite and 28 foreign nano satellites were Monday successfully launched onboard ISRO’s trusted workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here. The rocket, PSLV-C45, injected the 436 kg EMISAT, aimed at electromagnetic measurement, and 28 co-passenger satellites belonging to Lithuania, Spain, Switzerland and the US, into their […]

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Why shouldn’t Modi get credit for Balakot strike, asks Rajnath

Agencies Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Saturday asked if former prime minister Indira Gandhi can be credited for dividing Pakistan, why shouldn’t Prime Minister Narendra Modi get the credit for the Balakot air strike. Singh was addressing a rally here in support of BJP president Amit Shah, who will file his nomination from Gandhinagar Lok […]

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Modi playing politics over anti-satellite missile capability: Mayawati

Agencies Lucknow: BSP supremo Mayawati Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of playing politics over India’s anti-satellite missile capability. “Congratulations to Indian defence scientists for the successful experiment of shooting down a satellite in the space. But the prime minister playing politics under its garb for electoral gains is most condemnable,” she said in her tweet […]

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