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No atmosphere of fear or insecurity among minorities: Naqvi

June 29, 2017(Agencies) As the nation witnessed a streak of violent incidents targeting minorities, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, in a bid to quell frayed tempers, on Thursday asserted there was no atmosphere of fear or insecurity prevailing among the community. Suspecting the role of some ‘hostile forces’ behind such incidents, the Minister of State for Minority Affairs said such ‘tactics’ […]

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Killing people in name of cow protection not acceptable: PM

  Ahmedabad, Jun 29 (PTI) In a tough message against cow vigilantism and mob lynching, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said killing people on pretext of protecting cows is not acceptable and warned that no one has the right to take law into his hands. Addressing a public meeting to mark the centenary of the […]

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Elderly Muslim severely beaten, house set on fire over dead cow in Jharkhand

  June 28, 2017 With incidents of cow vigilantism on the rise, an elderly Muslim man was severely beaten and his house set on fire by a mob in a village of Indian state of Jharkhand after a dead cow was allegedly found outside his residence. According to NDTV report, the Muslim man was identified […]

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Mamata First Oppn Leader to Pull Out of Midnight Parliament Session on GST

New Delhi: The Trinamool Congress will not attend the special midnight Parliament session convened to mark the rollout the Goods and Services Tax (GST), party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday. In a Facebook post, Banerjee called GST “another epic blunder of the Centre”. “We are deeply concerned about GST […]

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SP leader Azam Khan accuses Army of misbehaving with people

  New Delhi :June 28, 2017| Speaking about incidents of violence against the armed forces in Kashmir, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Wednesday alleged that the Indian Army could be misbehaving with the people in the Kashmir Valley, news agency ANI reported. “A fight is going on the border. But at one place, we […]

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1993 Mumbai blasts convict Mustafa Dossa dies

June 28, 2017 Agencies Mustafa Dossa, one of the masterminds of the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts and a close aide of fugitive Dawood Ibrahim, on Wednesday died of cardiac arrest at a Mumbai hospital. Dossa, 60, died at Mumbai’s J J Hospital where he was admitted in the early hours today after complaining of chest […]

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  Following is the joint statement issued by India and the United States following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with US President Donald Trump on Monday evening. President Donald Trump hosted Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House on June 26 for an official visit to Washington, DC. In marking 70 years of diplomatic […]

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Modi leaves on three-nation visit, to meet Trump

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left on a three-nation tour that will take him to the US for his first meeting with US President Donald Trump. He will also visit Portugal and the Netherlands. Modi will visit Portugal on Saturday before his trip to the US on June 26 and is expected […]

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UN chief’s meetings with India, Pakistan PMs sign of his commitment to Kashmir issue: Aide

By: PTI | United Nations UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres’ several meetings with Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan in the six months since he assumed charge is a sign of his involvement and commitment to the Kashmir issue, according to one of his spokespersons. Guterres, in his first press conference here this week, had […]

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India eyes breakthrough on U.S. surveillance drones ahead of Modi trip

Agencies NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON: India is pushing for U.S. approval of its request to buy a naval variant of the Predator drone, officials said, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi tries to revitalise relations with Washington when he meets President Donald Trump for the first time. Securing agreement on the purchase of 22 unarmed drones is seen […]

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