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J&K Sikh body against minority status for Kashmiri Pandits

Srinagar: A Sikh organisation in Kashmir today opposed the recommendation of a Parliamentary Standing Committee on granting minority status to Kashmiri Pandits saying such a move will have "serious repercussions".....

Six arrested for vandalising church in MP

Six persons allegedly involved in vandalising a cathedral premises and a Catholic school, where people had gathered for a religious convention, were arrested Monday morning. “We have arrested six persons....

Tamil Nadu Tea Plantation Corp to launch mint-flavoured tea

State-owned Tamil Nadu Tea Plantation Corporation (TANTEA), which currently sells tea in ginger, lemon and elaichi flavours, plans to soon launch the beverage in mint flavour, a company official said....

DK Ravi’s Death: Karnataka government announces CBI probe

BENGALURU: As the protest over the mysterious death of IAS Officer DK Ravi’s continues to escalate, the Karnataka government has finally bowed down to the pressure and handed over the....

Kerala Assembly adjourns sine die amid protest

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the CPI(M)-led LDF Opposition continuing its stir against Finance Minister K M Mani, facing bribery charges in bar scam, the Kerala Assembly today adjourned sine die on a....

Martyrs’ Day: Chandigarh Municipal Corp. uses US Army men images instead of Indian soldiers

NEW DELHI: The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation committing a serious faux pas has put up the photographs of the United States (US) Army personnel instead of Indian Army soldiers in its....

Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal continues to occupy office at Rs. 333 per month in New Delhi

NEW DELHI:  Notwithstanding its grand headquarters at the prime ITO area in the national capital, Lalu Prasad Yadav-led Rashtriya Janata Dal continues to occupy an office in VP House at....

Navi Mumbai church attack: Suspects grilled, no clues in CCTV

Mumbai: Police investigating on Sunday's attack on a church in New Panvel area in Navi Mumbai are grilling some suspects, but are yet to get concrete leads. There are no....

Church vandalised in Madhya Pradesh

A cathedral premises and a Catholic school where people had gathered for a religious convention were vandalised allegedly by Hindu activists at Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh, the second incident to....

Mumbai: Amid Centre demoralising VIP culture, Sena seeks red beacon for mayors’ vehicles

New Delhi: The mayors of the major cities should be allowed to use the red beacon on their cars, key NDA ally Shiv Sena has demanded even as it has....

Burdwan blast accused remanded to ten days NIA custody

Kolkata: Burdwan blast accused Abdul Wahab Momin, who was arrested on Saturday from the city, was on Sunday remanded in ten days NIA custody. Chief Judge of City Sessions Court....

PL Punia meets families of three Dalit girls found dead in Uttar Pradesh

Deoria: Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes, PL Punia, on Sunday met families of three Dalit girls who were found dead in Deoria and assured that the commission....

”Ghar wapsi’ would be main issue in Jamiat Ulema-e Hind meet’

Lucknow: Controversial 'ghar wapsi' programme will come under close scrutiny in the meeting here next week of Jamiat Ulema-e Hind, an outfit of Muslim scholars and intellectuals. "Despite a clear....

Tariq Anwar asks Bihar govt to hold exam in fair manner

Patna: Observing that reports of mass copying in matriculation examination has brought disrepute to Bihar, senior NCP leader Tariq Anwar on Sunday asked the state government to conduct the ongoing....

Farmer commits suicide in Uttar Pradesh

Jalaun (UP): A 53-year-old farmer on Saturday committed suicide at his house by hanging himself allegedly over crop loss due to untimely rains, police said. Charan Singh of Sareni village....

Mufti plays footsie with Pakistan, Modi watches haplessly: Congress

Jammu: Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for failure to rein in Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Sayeed over Pro-Pakistan stance, Congress on Saturday said that twin attacks....

Muslims responsible for bringing bad name to their community, says Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind

Bijnor: Muslims themselves are responsible for bringing a bad name to the community and creating the "Islam's image of terror", Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind general secretary Maulana Mehmood Madani on Saturday said....

IIT Kanpur, BHEL sign MoU to develop advance technology

Kanpur: IIT Kanpur and Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for development of advance technology, a statement issued by IIT said on Saturday. As....

Ajmal Kasab never asked for Biryani: Ujjwal Nikam

JAIPUR:  26/11 Mumbai terror attack accused Ajmal Kasab's demand for Mutton Biryani in jail was just a myth and was "concocted" to stop an "emotional wave" which was being created....

J&K attacks militants’ attempt to raise their low morale: Parrikar

New Delhi: The two back to back terror attacks in Jammu is an attempt by the militants to boost their morale which has come down due to the Army operations,....

Executive engineer suicide: Kanimozhi to raise issue in Parliament

Tirunelveli: DMK MP Kanimozhi Saturday said she would raise in Parliament the 'inaction' of the ruling AIADMK into the death of an executive engineer of the agro engineering department, who....

Siddaramaiah declines to head task force on Swachh Bharat

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said that he has declined an offer by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be the convenor of a task force to implement "Swachh....

Centre soft towards Pakistan, says Congress

Jammu: Congress on Saturday condemned the terror attacks in Kathua and Samba districts, saying such incidents cannot break the resolve of the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir even as....

IAS Officer’s Death: ‘We will not protect anybody,’ Says Karnataka Chief Minister

BENGALURU:  Amid a growing chorus for a CBI probe into the mysterious death of an IAS officer, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today asserted that the government was not protecting anybody....

Saradha scam: ED summons industrialist Neotia, painter Shuvaprasanna

Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) probing the money trail of Saradha ponzi scam, has summoned industrialist Harsh Neotia and painter Shuvaprasanna for interrogation. Both Neotia and the painter would be....

Sonia Gandhi meets Rajasthan farmers, promises Congress help

Kota: Congress President Sonia Gandhi today said her party would bring pressure on the Rajasthan government and the Centre to provide the maximum relief to the farmers whose crops were....

Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah confident of sweeping UP Assembly polls

Lucknow: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today exuded confidence of repeating BJP's Lok Sabha feat in 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls. The senior BJP leader also accused the opposition parties....

CISF personnel avert two suicide attempts at Delhi Metro

New Delhi: Alert CISF personnel have averted atleast two suicide attempts in the last two days at the Delhi Metro network here. Officials said the first incident occurred today afternoon....

2 held for allegedly duping bank customers

New Delhi: Two persons have been arrested for allegedly duping several gullible bank customers by replacing their currency notes with paper bundles on the pretext of helping them. Anil Parshad....

J&K Government to start gradual process of AFSPA revocation: Mufti

Jammu: Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today said his government would initiate the gradual process of scrapping the Armed Forces Special Powers Act from Jammu and Kashmir even as the....