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Curfew will continue in Some Sensitive towns

Curfew will continue in Some Sensitive towns

After the verdict of Court on Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, Keeping in view the situation of Punjab and Haryana curfew was imposed in various districts in order to protect the lives of people or for safety and security purposes so that people could feel safer. As the court said no one can break

Akhilesh back in SP; party vows to defeat communal forces

Akhilesh back in SP; party vows to defeat communal forces 

Lucknow: In an anti-climactic development for its political rivals, the Samajwadi Party on Saturday revoked the expulsion of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Ram Gopal Yadav. Only hours earlier, on Friday, both were ousted from the party for six years on charges of indiscipline and anti-party activities. The decision to revoke the expulsions was taken

Militant surrenders before security forces

Srinagar: A local militant, who was trappedby security forces in Sopore area of Baramulla district, surrendered before the law enforcing agencies today. “Surrender of one local terrorist has been accepted at Tujjar, Sopore,” an Army official said.The official said Army calls for other misguided local youth to shun path of violence. This is second incident

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TMC hopes to play pivot in uniting secular forces

Kolkata: Seeking to play a major role innational politics post-2019, the TMC wants to unite secular parties against the “divisive politics” of BJP and RSS. TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee few days back had asked her party leaders to prepare a booklet highlighting the evils of communal politics and dangers of

Rajnath warns Pakistan, mend ways

Rajnath speaks to Odisha CM after forces killed 24 Maoists

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today took stock of the situation along the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border where 24 Maoists were gunned down by security forces in a fierce gun-battle. Singh, who is in Bahrain, called up Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who apprised him about the incident and the prevailing situation in the state.

A six-year-old child killed in unprovoked firing by Pakistani forces

Srinagar: A six-year-old child killed in unprovoked firing by Pakistani forces at R S Pura sector along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.

Pakistan encouraging separatist forces in Kashmir: Mohan Bhagwat

Nagpur: Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday accused Pakistan of encouraging separatist forces in Jammu and Kashmir and demanded strict action against those indulging in violence.”Pakistan is encouraging separatist forces in Kashmir,” Bhagwat said while delivering his annual speech during the 91st foundation day of RSS.”A large part of Kashmir is free

Forces will not talk, just deliver: Air Force chief

Hindon: Asserting that the Indian armed forces are prepared to take on any challenge, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Arup Raha on Saturday said there has been enough discussion on the surgical strikes across the LoC, but the forces will not talk about it. “There has been so much discussion on this issue in the

US allows religious accommodation for Sikhs in armed forces

Washington: Meeting a long-pending demand ofthe Sikh community, the US has allowed career-long religious accommodation for them to serve in the armed forces while maintaining their articles of faith like the turban and beard. The directive issued by the Department of Defence, provides for career-long accommodation for Sikh Americans and others to serve while maintaining articles

Like-minded forces should overthrow ‘power-drunk’ SAD: Chhotepur

Chandigarh:  Former Punjab AAP convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur accused the SAD government of being “arrogant” and asked the like-minded forces to join hands and overthrow the “power drunk” Parkash Singh Badal dispensation in next year’s elections in the state. “The state has been pushed back during the rule of the Badals (Shiromani Akali Dal), who

Parrikar demeaning armed forces, alleges AAP

New Delhi: The BJP-AAP war of words on cross-LOC surgical strikes today intensified as the Arvind Kejriwal-led party accused Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar of “demeaning” the armed forces and threatened to file a police complaint against him. Delhi Tourism Minister Kapil Mishra called Parrikar “Shah Rangeela”, the Mughal Emperor who it is claimed indulged in

Forces have made ‘swacch LoC’: Naidu on surgical strikes

New Delhi: A “swacch LoC” has been achieved after Indian security forces gave a befitting reply to our neighbour which is funding and abetting terror, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu today said. “The other day you have seen what is Modi. Our neighbour is funding, aiding, abetting, training terrorists. They have been given a befitting reply

Walmart, Flipkart may join forces to take on Amazon in India

New Delhi: World’s largest retailer Walmart is said to be in advanced discussions to invest USD 1 billion for a minority stake in e-commerce major Flipkart, a move aimed at taking on their common rival Amazon in India. Walmart and Flipkart are in discussions for forging an alliance, sources close to the development said. Walmart

Armed forces chiefs meet PM

New Delhi:  The chiefs of the Army and the AirForce along with the Vice Chief of the Navy today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence here. The meeting assumes significance as it comes against the backdrop of the deadly Uri attack. Defence sources described the meeting as “routine”. The chiefs of the armed

Amarinder asks Parrikar to stand by defence forces

Chandigarh: Taking strong exception to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar asking the services chiefs to implement the seventh Pay Commission recommendations despite their objections, Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh today asked him to stand by the defence services and not the “babus” in the government. “The babus not only know nothing about the defence services, but

Security forces kill suicide bomber in Iraq

Baghdad: Iraqi security forces on Saturday shot dead a suicide bomber at a crowded area in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, leaving a civilian killed and nine others wounded, a police source said. Acting upon intelligence, the troops in the evening spotted a suicide bomber and shot him dead in the busy transportation hub of

Prez calls on armed forces to ensure stability and peace

Chennai: President Pranab Mukherjee today said the 21st century is witnessing strife of a very “virulent nature” and called for capable and responsive armed forces to ensure stability and peace. Stating that security challenges go much beyond conventional borders and threats in the international arena including a sizeable diaspora, he said, “India requires young men

Farmer-oriented schemes resulted increase among crop yield: President

Prez calls on armed forces to ensure stability and peace

Chennai: President Pranab Mukherjee today said the 21st century is witnessing strife of a very “virulent nature” and called for capable and responsive armed forces to ensure stability and peace. Stating that security challenges go much beyond conventional borders and threats in the international arena including a sizeable diaspora, he said, “India requires young men

Naxal killed during encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: A joint team of security forces today gunned down a Naxal during an encounter between them and the ultras in Chandometa forest of Chhattisgarh’s Bastar district. The skirmish took place this afternoon on the foot of the densely forested Chandometa hills, Inspector General of Police, Bastar Range, S R P Kalluri said. Chandometa is

2017 will be fight between pro and anti-state forces: CM

Terming that the ensuing state assembly polls would be a fight between pro and anti-Punjab forces, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday exhorted the people to support Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) for giving crushing defeat to forces inimical to the state. Addressing a political conference here to mark the sacred occasion of Rakhar Punia,