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Delhi HC seeks reply from Centre, jail on Asiya ‘s plea against solitary confinement

Delhi HC seeks reply from Centre, jail on Asiya ‘s plea against solitary confinement

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Tuesday sought response of the Centre and the prison authorities on a plea by Kashmiri separatist leader Aasiya Andrabi, arrested in a case of allegedly waging war against the country, challenging her solitary confinement. Besides Andrabi, chief of Dukhtaran-e-Milat, her associates Sofi Fehmeeda and Nahida Nasreen have also approached […]

Silence of New Delhi over Kashmir killings utterly shameful: Indian Muslims Apex Body

Silence of New Delhi over Kashmir killings utterly shameful: Indian Muslims Apex Body

Srinagar: All India Majlis e Mushawarat, the confederation of 18 Muslim organizations and apex body of Indian Muslims, strongly condemns the brutal killings of innocent civilians by the security forces in Pulwama District of Kashmir valley. The spokesman in a statement said that unfortunate tragedy of Pulwama in which dozens are injured and around ten […]

Modi’s handling of Kashmir hurting India, killing of unarmed protesters unacceptable: CPI-M

Modi’s handling of Kashmir hurting India, killing of unarmed protesters unacceptable: CPI-M

N ew Delhi: The Modi government’s gross mishandling of the situation in the Kashmir Valley is hurting India, the CPI-M said on Monday, adding that the killing of unarmed protesters by security forces was “unacceptable”. “The BJP is interested in the continuation of the situation to aid its larger political agenda of communal polarization in […]

IB and RAW chiefs get six months extension; to continue till Lok Sabha polls

IB and RAW chiefs get six months extension; to continue till Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi: Intelligence Bureau Director Rajiv Jain and Research & Analysis Wing Secretary Anil K Dhasmana, both of whose two-year terms were scheduled to end later this month, have been given six-month extensions. The NDA government’s decision was apparently taken to avoid bringing in new faces in the top posts of the two crucial intelligence […]

Regret for not acting on JK Interlocutor’s report: Chidambaram

Regret for not acting on JK Interlocutor’s report: Chidambaram

New Delhi: Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday said that he “regretted” not acting on the Jammu and Kashmir interlocutors report as the then Union Home Minister in 2011. “I deeply regret the way interlocutors’ report was handled. We should have acted on the report,” Chidambaram said in response to a query by former […]

B B Vyas takes oath as UPSC member

B B Vyas takes oath as UPSC member

New Delhi: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary Bharat Bhushan Vyas took oath of office as member the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Thursday, a Government statement said. Vyas, a 1986-batch Jammu and Kashmir cadre officer, was administered oath of office and secrecy by Chairman UPSC Arvind Saxena. A graduate in Botany, 61-year-old Vyas […]

Allow citizenship rights to people of all religions coming from Pak, Afghanistan, Bangladesh: Meghalaya HC Judge

Allow citizenship rights to people of all religions coming from Pak, Afghanistan, Bangladesh: Meghalaya HC Judge

Shillong: A Meghalaya High Court judge while terming the National Register of Citizens (NRC) defective has said that “nobody should try to make India… another Islamic country, otherwise it will be a doomsday for India and the world.” In a judgment, delivered on Monday, Meghalaya High Court judge Justice S R Sen said that India […]

Rahul Gandhi to name CMs for Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh today

Rahul Gandhi to name CMs for Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh today

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi will announce Thursday the name of the new chief minister in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, the Hindi-heartland states won by the party in the recently concluded Assembly Elections. In Madhya Pradesh, the main contenders for the position are state party president Kamal Nath and campaign committee chief Jyotiraditya Scindia. […]

Cong leads in Rajisthan, Chhattisgarh and MP, TRS races ahead in Telangana, MNF in Mizoram

Cong leads in Rajisthan, Chhattisgarh and MP, TRS races ahead in Telangana, MNF in Mizoram

New Delhi: The Congress was leading in the BJP-ruled states of Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh and was locked in a close fight in Madhya Pradesh while the TRS forged ahead in Telangana and the MNF in Mizoram, trends indicated on Tuesday as votes for elections in the five states were counted The Rahul Gandhi-led party became […]

Clear message to Modi that People are unhappy and it is time for change: Rahul on poll results

Clear message to Modi that People are unhappy and it is time for change: Rahul on poll results

New Delhi: Buoyed by Congress’ resurgence, party president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the assembly poll outcome is a “clear message” to the Modi government that people are not happy with it and time has come for a change while asserting that his party will also win in 2019. Prime Minister Narender Modi got a […]

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