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Student injured in Kashmir clashes

Srinagar: Clashes erupted in the Kashmir Valley on Monday as people protesting against the rape and murder of a young girl pelted stones at soldiers. A student sustained pellet injuries in Anantnag town. The youth, identified as Wamiq Aijaz, was taken to a hospital. “He has sustained pellet injuries,” a doctor said. Markets in Anantnag […]

Congress doesn’t believe in any constitutional institution: BJP

New Delhi:  The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said the Congress does not believe in any constitutional institution of the country. The BJP’s charge came after the Congress president Rahul Gandhi launched ‘Save the Constitution’ campaign. Addressing a press conference here, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said, “Congress party and its leaders don’t trust the […]

Chairman’s decision on impeachment illegal, SC will be moved: Sibal

New Delhi: Attacking the rejection of the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dipak Misra as “illegal, wrong and unconstitutional”, Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday said the opposition members who had signed the motion will move the Supreme Court challenging the decision of Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu. Addressing the after Naidu came out […]

“Save Beti” from BJP members says Congress Chief Rahul

New Delhi: Slamming the saffron party at the Centre and other various states in India, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said, the PM, amidst all the crisis, atrocities going on in the nation against the minorities, girls, weaker sections, is still interested in running as a PM instead of solving the issues that has […]

TDP MLA writes to Andhra CM, clarifies she’s Hindu

Amravati: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MLA Vangalapudi Anitha on Sunday evening wrote a letter to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu over her nomination to Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams board. She sent the letter after the opposition parties, including the Bharatiya Janata Party, began circulating a video on the internet, claiming that she was Christian. […]

Navy chief in Iran to attend naval symposium

New Delhi: Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Sunday arrived in Tehran to participate in a three-day symposium aimed at strengthening maritime cooperation between different countries in the Indian Ocean region, an official statement said here. During his visit, Lanba will hold bilateral discussions with the Commander of the Iranian Navy, and other participating chiefs […]

Maliwal ends nine-day fast, calls it ‘historic win’

New Delhi:  Chairperson Swati Maliwal on Sunday ended her nine-day fast after President Ram Nath Kovind approved an ordinance to provide death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below 12 years, calling it a “historic win”. “I didn’t expect that our protest will take such a large shape. It is a historic win for […]

Indian, Pakistani troops trade heavy fire on LoC

Jammu: Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. Police sources said the Pakistan Army started indiscriminate shelling and firing on Indian positions in Digwar area. “The Pakistanis used mortars, small arms and automatics to target Indian positions. The ceasefire violation started […]

Exit Yashwant: No big deal, yet…

Yashwant Sinha’s departure from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is an event which ranks as low on the political Richter scale as the entrances of S.M. Krishna or Rita Bahuguna Joshi in the saffron outfit from the Congress. All these individuals are has-beens in the political world whose comings and goings are of greater interest […]

President approves ordinance on death penalty to child rapists

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday approved an ordinance to provide death penalty to those convicted of raping a child below the age of 12. The Union Cabinet had on Saturday cleared an ordinance that seeks to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act by including stringent provisions in cases […]

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