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Pak shares with India list of nuclear installations

  (Agencies) Islamabad: Pakistan Tuesday shared with India a list of its nuclear installations and facilities as per the provisions of a bilateral agreement. The list was handed over in accordance with Article-II of the Agreement on Prohibition of Attacks Against Nuclear Installations and Facilities between Pakistan and India, signed on December 31, 1988, the Foreign […]

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Sajjan Kumar surrenders in anti-Sikh riots case

New Delhi:   Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar surrendered before a Delhi court on Monday to serve the life sentence awarded to him by Delhi High Court in connection with a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. The high court had set a deadline of December 31 for Kumar to surrender and on December 21 declined his plea […]

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Delhi’s air quality remains ‘severe’ for 4th consecutive day

Agencies Delhi’s air quality remained in the ‘severe’ category for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday as meteorological conditions continued to be unfavourable for dispersion of pollutants, authorities said. The city is facing its worst pollution crisis since Diwali. While the Central Pollution Control Board data showed the overall air quality index at ‘severe’ level […]

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan should learn from India: Assaduddin Owaisi

Hyderabad: Member of Parliament and AIMIM president Assaduddin Owaisi took to Twitter to hit out at Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan over the latter’s remark that he would show the Narendra Modi government “how to treat minorities”. In a tweet on Sunday, Owaisi said Khan should instead take a lesson from India’s inclusive politics and minority […]

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Journalist sentenced to one year in detention for remarks against Centre, Manipur govt

  Press Trust of India Imphal :    A journalist, who had criticised the BJP-led governments at the Centre and in Manipur on social media, has been sentenced to one year in detention by a local court, according to a statement issued by the state home department. The chief judicial magistrate of Imphal West district […]

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Woke up CMs of Gujarat and Assam, will rouse sleeping PM too: Rahul

New Delhi:  Congress president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday said his party had managed to wake up the chief ministers of Assam and Gujarat to grant farm loan waivers and will rouse a sleeping Prime Minister Narendra Modi too. Gandhi’s comment came a day after he said he would not let Modi sleep till a loan waiver is […]

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Ashok Gehlot to be Rajasthan CM, Pilot his deputy

New Delhi : The Congress on Friday declared that Ashok Gehlot will be the Rajasthan Chief Minister while state Congress chief Sachin Pilot will be his deputy, bringing an end to the three day impasse on the question of leadership in the state. The announcement was made by party observer for the state K.C. Venugopal. […]

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To keep BJP out of power we have agreed to support Congress: Mayawati

Mayawati on extending support to the Congress and the assembly poll results: “Results show that people in states like Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh were totally against the BJP and its anti people policies and as a result chose Congress due to lack of other major alternatives. “To keep BJP out of power we have […]

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Don’t disclose names, identities of rape victims: SC

New Delhi : The Supreme Court Tuesday directed that names and identities of victims of rape and sexual assault should not be disclosed or revealed. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur directed the print and electronic media not to reveal identity of victims of rape and sexual assault “even in a remote manner”. The […]

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India test fires Agni-V missile

Bhubaneshwar  :  India successfully test fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V off the Odisha coast on Monday. The surface-to-surface missile having a strike range of 5,000 km was launched at 1.30 p.m. from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island in Bhadrak district, said Defence Ministry sources.   The sources said […]

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