Stop using Army for political purposes: over 150 veterans writes to President

Stop using Army for political purposes: over 150 veterans writes to President

Representative Image: Indian Army soldiers display their martial skills during a two-day ‘Know Your Army’ exhibition in Ahmedabad on August 19, 2016. (REUTERS/Amit Dave File Photo) New Delhi, April 12 (IANS): Over 150 military veterans have complained to President Ram Nath Kovind against political leaders who they claim are taking credit for military operations like […]

Amit Shah vows to throw illegal immigrants into Bay of Bengal

Amit Shah vows to throw illegal immigrants into Bay of Bengal

FILE PHOTO: Amit Shah, president of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) addresses party workers in Ahmedabad, India, February 12, 2019. (REUTERS/Amit Dave/File Photo) NEW DELHI, April 13 (Reuters): The head of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling Hindu nationalist party took his invective against illegal Muslim immigrants to a new level this week as […]

Rabri Devi appeals to son Tej Pratap to return home

Rabri Devi appeals to son Tej Pratap to return home

Patna, April 12 (IANS) RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s wife and former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi on Friday made an emotional appeal to her elder son Tej Pratap Yadav to return home. A day after voting for the first of the seven-phased Lok Sabha polls in Bihar, Rabri Devi, who is pained by Tej Pratap’s […]

Andhra CM blasts EC for turning polls into ‘farce’

Amaravati, April 12 (IANS) A day after polling in Andhra Pradesh, which was marred by the malfunctioning of some EVMs, Chief Minister and TDP President N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday blasted the Election Commission for what he called “turning the elections into a big farce”. Declaring war on the poll panel, Naidu said its insistence […]

BJP demands re-polling in 297 West Bengal booths

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A BJP delegation on Friday approached the Election Commission (EC) demanding re-polling in 297 booths in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar Lok Sabha constituency that voted on Thursday in the first phase of polling. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation also urged the poll body to ensure deployment of central forces […]

Modi prods Pawar again to attack Congress

Modi prods Pawar again to attack Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public rally in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, on April 12, 2019. (Photo: IANS) Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), April 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday again nudged NCP President Sharad Pawar to denounce a proposal to make two “Prime Ministers” – one for Jammu and Kashmir and another for India as propounded […]

Three civilians injured in Pakistani shelling

Jammu, April 12 (IANS) Three civilians were injured on Friday in Pakistani shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. Police said two girls, Shabina and Tasveer, and a youth identified as Muhammad Isaq were injured in the shelling in Chaprian village of Sawjian sector. The injured persons have been shifted […]

Sitharaman says veterans call protest petition fake

Sitharaman says veterans call protest petition fake

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman delivers a speech during the annual Moscow Conference on International Security (MCIS) in Moscow, Russia April 4, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) An online petition to President Ram Nath Kovind by veterans protesting against politicization of armed forces has been marred in controversy as some whose names figure in […]

TN should not be ruled from Nagpur, says Rahul

TN should not be ruled from Nagpur, says Rahul

Rahul Gandhi, President of India’s main opposition Congress party, addresses his party’s supporters during a public meeting in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India, March 12, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave Krishnagiri (Tamil Nadu), April 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu should be ruled by the people of Tamil Nadu and DMK President M.K. Stalin will become its next Chief Minister, Congress […]

HC dismisses plea against Mehbooba, Omar, Farooq

HC dismisses plea against Mehbooba, Omar, Farooq

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti gestures as she addresses a news conference in Srinagar, June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Yawar Nazir Kabli New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking a ban on Kashmiri leaders Mehbooba Mufti, Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah from participating in the […]

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