Musa eliminated: Clamp down in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Hours after Kashmir’s most wanted militant commander Zakir Musa, who headed the Al Qaeda affiliate Ansar Gazwatul Hind, was killed, nocturnal protests broke out in parts of Srinagar, Pulwama... Read more »

Four new Supreme Court judges sworn in

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Four new judges of the Supreme Court were on Friday administered the oath of office by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. With the swearing in of Justices B.R. Gavai,... Read more »

Smriti Irani thanks voters for Amethi win

May 24 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader Smriti Irani, who toppled Congress President Rahul Gandhi from his pocket borough of Amethi, thanked the voters on Friday for trusting her. “With a new morning... Read more »

PM Modi meets Advani

May 24 (IANS) A day after sweeping the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran L.K. Adavni at the latter’s residence here. Modi was accompanied... Read more »

Pramod Sawant makes his mark in BJP’s post Parrikar era

May 24 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant appeared to have fared well in his first real test in the Goa’s post Parrikar era, pulling off a creditable performance in the recently concluded Lok... Read more »

Trump congratulates Modi over election victory

May 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his “big victory” in the general elections, saying “great things” were in store for the partnership between the... Read more »

Panaji Assembly bypoll: BJP loses late Manohar Parrikar’s seat to Congress

Panaji, May 23 (IANS) After 25 years of uninterrupted run, the BJP on Thursday failed to retain the Panaji Assembly constituency, largely represented by late Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar since 1994. The Bharatiya... Read more »

Thoothukudi 2018 police firing victims remembered

Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Prayer meetings were held amid tight security here on Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of the Thoothukudi police firing in which 13 people were killed. The protesters were... Read more »

Centre fears violence after counting of votes, alerts states

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Centre on Wednesday issued an alert to the states regarding the possibility of violence in different parts of the country in connection with the counting of votes... Read more »

SC stays Bengal BJP candidate arrest till May 28

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed till May 28 the arrest of Barrackpore BJP candidate Arjun Singh in several criminal cases, which he alleges the West Bengal Police... Read more »

Court reserves order on plea against Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A court here on Wednesday reserved order on a plea seeking lodging of an FIR against Congress President Rahul Gandhi for making an objectionable speech against Prime Minister... Read more »

Two Hizbul militants killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, May 22 (IANS) Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed on Wednesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said. “The two slain militants were affiliated... Read more »

Indian woman doctor gets Global Asian award

May 22 (IANS) Bengaluru-based medical doctor Hema Divakar was honoured with the ‘Global Asian of the Year 2018-19’ award in Dubai recently for her yeomen services and contributions to the women’s healthcare ecosystem,... Read more »

Opposition raising EVM issue unnecessarily: NDA

May 22 (IANS) Opposition parties had raised doubts on the EVMS “unnecesarily” and the act was out of “desperation” of losing the election, NDA leaders said on Tuesday after their meeting ahead of... Read more »

Reliance Group to withdraw defamation suits against congress

May 21 (IANS) Reliance Group which has withdrawn defamation suits filed against certain individuals and corporate bodies, said that these defamatory statements were made for political purposes in the run-up to the Lok... Read more »

PM meets Council of Ministers, says LS polls were ‘unique’

May 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday described the Lok Sabha elections as “unique” as he met his Council of Ministers at a meeting convened by BJP chief Amit Shah for... Read more »

MLA, 6 others killed in attack by Naga militants in Arunachal

Shillong, May 21 (IANS) At least seven persons, including the MLA of Khonsa West constituency Triong Aboh, were killed on Tuesday after suspected Naga militants fired at the vehicle they were travelling in.... Read more »

Saradha case: SC rejects Rajeev Kumar’s plea

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar’s plea seeking setting up of a special bench to hear extension of his interim protection... Read more »

Notice to Karnataka Congress MLA for criticising party leaders

Bengaluru, May 21 (IANS) The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) on Tuesday served notice to its legislator Roashan Baig for allegedly criticising the party’s state unit leaders ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha... Read more »

Gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian

Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) A gunfight took place on Tuesday between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said. After receiving information about the presence of militants in... Read more »