A curfew was imposed in parts of Jammu city on Friday after mobs attacked some people and burnt vehicles following the terror attack in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir in which over 40 security personnel were killed. Over a dozen people have been injured in mob attacks, sources said. Two …read more
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Nirmala Sitharaman, along with Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal paid tributes to the 40 CRPF soldiers at the Palam airport in Delhi this evening, as their bodies arrived from Pulwama in south Kashmir. The PM and other …read more
The time has been set for the long-awaited Telangana Cabinet expansion. Chief Minister K.Chandrasekhar Rao has decided to expand the State Cabinet on February 19. Mr Rao, who met the Governor E.S.L. Narasimshan at Raj Bhavan on Friday afternoon, conveyed his decision to expand the Cabinet on …read more
Arun Jaitley on Friday resumed charge as the Finance Minister after a gap of over a month, which was the second break he had to take within a year to undergo medical treatment. The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed to assign the portfolios of …read more
Beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya, wanted in India for alleged fraud and money laundering amounting to an estimated ₹9,000 crores, has filed an application in the U.K. High Court, seeking permission to appeal against an extradition __ order signed by the British Home Secretary.
The 63-year-old businessman, who remains …read more
Vande Bharat Express, India's first semi-high speed train, was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday from the New Delhi railway station amid sombre mood in the backdrop of the terror attack in Pulwama.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and members of the Railway Board were also on board …read more
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday strongly condemned Thursday's terror attack by the Pakistan-backed Jaish-e-Mohammed in Jammu and Kashmir that claimed the lives of over 40 CRPF personnel and said that the perpetrators behind the act should be "duly punished".
In a message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mr Putin …read more
The Prime Minister held a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) in the morning to discuss the deadly attack and the security situation with top ministers including Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. National Security Advisor Ajit …read more
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said people have the right to early polls of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, hours after he was authorised by the State Assembly to take up with the Centre the issue of delay in elections of the supreme body controlling gurdwaras. The SGPC elections …read more
The White House asked Pakistan to immediately end "support" and "safe haven" to all terror groups as it strongly condemned the Pulwama terrorist attack.
Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) has claimed responsibility for the attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday that left over 40 personnel dead and many critically …read more
Adil Ahmad Dar, the Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist behind the worst-ever terror attack on security forces in Jammu and Kashmir, lived just 10 km from the spot where he rammed his car full of explosives into a security convoy, killing over 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel on Thursday.
Also known …read more
In a first for the Indian Air Force, two women pilots operated a parallel taxi track with an all-women crew in a Dornier aircraft at Sirsa in Haryana.
Squadron Leader Kamaljeet Kaur was captain and Squadron Leader Rakhi Bhandari was the co-pilot of the parallel taxi takeoff and landing at …read more
In view of the dastardly terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district that killed at least 39 CRPF personnel on Thursday, the Congress has cancelled the lunch it was scheduled to host on Friday for the ambassadors of G20 nations.
Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said the party stood …read more
Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla refused to call off the agitation for a government quota Thursday, saying the bill passed in the Rajasthan Assembly to meet their demand could face legal challenges.
"We have studied the bill," Mr Bainsla said, referring to the legislation that allows a five per cent …read more
The US Friday strongly condemned the terror attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Kashmir's Pulwama district and called on all countries to deny safe haven and support for terrorists.
In one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir's three decades of terrorism, a Jaish suicide bomber rammed an …read more