CCTVs in buses waste of public money: Maneka Gandhi

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS): Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday said that installing CCTVs in buses is a waste of public money since women faced inappropriate touching on public transport, which the recorded footage will fail to point out.   “Molestation on buses is about (inappropriate) touching. It will not be picked up by the […]

4,000 Indian students apply for US visa

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS): Around 4,000 Indian students appeared for interview on Wednesday to secure the American visa to pursue higher education in the United States.   The interview was conducted at the US embassy here and the Consulates in Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai.   The US Mission in India organises Student Visa Day […]

Modi greets Bimstec on its 21st anniversary

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra modi on Wednesday greeted the fellow leaders and people of the member states of the Bimstec regional grouping on the occasion of the 21st anniversary of its formation.   “Greetings to fellow leaders and citizens of Bimstec on its 21st anniversary,” Modi tweeted.   “Our shared values will […]

LeT claims responsibility for J&K army camp attack

LeT claims responsibility for J&K army camp attack

Srinagar, June 6 (IANS): The Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) on Wednesday claimed responsibility for the attack on the Hajin army camp in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district.   Abdullah Ghaznavi, spokesman of the LeT, called a news agency in Srinagar claiming responsibility for the attack.   Ghaznavi said the LeT had carried out the ‘Fidayeen’ (suicide) attack at […]

Clash in Golden Temple complex on Operation Blue Star anniversary

Clash in Golden Temple complex on Operation Blue Star anniversary

Amritsar, June 6 (IANS): Brandishing of swords and open use of sticks was witnessed on Wednesday during a ceremony to mark the 34th anniversary of the Army’s ‘Operation Blue Star’ inside the Golden Temple complex.   The clash between radical Sikh elements and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) took place right in front of the […]

Maharashtra cops crack down on ‘urban Maoist sympathisers’

Mumbai, June 6 (IANS): In a multi-city crackdown on so-called “urban Maoist sympathisers”, the Pune police on Wednesday arrested at least three prominent Dalit activists from Maharashtra and New Delhi in connection with provocative speeches at a gathering in Pune in December 2017, official sources said.   Among those nabbed in the early morning operations include […]

Army foils infiltration bid in J&K, kills 3 militants

Srinagar, June 6 (IANS) Three militants were killed in a pre-drawn border shootout on Wednesday after the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid from Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir’s Machhil sector.   An army spokesperson said security forces noticed suspicious movement from the Pakistani side of the Line of Control (LoC).    It turned out to […]

LeT threatens bomb blasts in UP, high alert sounded

Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police sounded a high alert across the state on Wednesday after a letter was received in the name of banned terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) threatening bomb blasts at Krishna Janmabhoomi, Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi, Hapur and Saharanpur railway stations, police said.   The letter, the authenticity of which […]

Meghalaya: Congress slams Conrad Sangma goverment

Newmai News Network Shillong | June 5   Opposition Congress party has come down heavily on the three months old Conrad Sangma government in Meghalaya for its “failure to ensure peace” in the State even as it demanded setting up of a judicial inquiry to resolve the long pending issue related to the shifting of […]

‘Recruitment Process’

Dr. Asangba Tzüdir Give Fairness and Transparency a Chance In November 2015, the Government of Nagaland with a “determination to check the anomalies in recruitment policies” made a disclosure that a new recruitment policy is being worked out with the aim to deliver not just fairness and transparency but also justice. As it stands today, […]