Jat Quota Stir/Andolan Continues, Bill to be presented in Haryana Assembly, Rajnath Singh Appeals for Peace, Jat Quota, Haryana Burning

Two teachers killed in Haryana accident

Jat Quota Stir/Andolan Continues, Bill to be presented in Haryana Assembly, Rajnath Singh Appeals for Peace, Jat Quota, Haryana Burning, Gurgaon Rohtak Delhi Haryana Quota Stir   22Feb 2016 – Latest on Jat Andolan/Crisis 29 Foreign nationals rescued . The Jat agitation, that claimed 12 lives, may end soon as the government on Sunday decided […]

Know what Postmortem Report says about Sunanda Pushkar

murder mystery of Sunanda Pushkar

It’s a mystery that refuses to go away. The medical board constituted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to examine the death of Sunanda Pushkar, the wife of former Union minister Shashi Tharoor, has been critical of Delhi Police for not furnishing essential evidence and documents needed for experts to form an […]

Sunanda Pushkar was murdered: Delhi Police

Sunanda Pushkar was murdered: Delhi Police

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushakar did not commit suicide but was murdered, Delhi Police Chief B.S. Bassi said Tuesday. Even as the mystery over Sunanda Pushkar’s death continues, the controversy surrounding her autopsy report got murkier with husband Shashi Tharoor demanding a ‘definitive’ conclusion in the case. Here is […]

10,000 frightened villagers abandon homes in Kashmir

10,000 frightened villagers abandon homes in Kashmir

Jammu, Jan 6 (IANS) The number of people abandoning their homes in border villages of Jammu and Kashmir crossed 10,000 Tuesday amid heightened tension following Pakistan shelling on the international border that killed a trooper Monday.“Following indiscriminate targeting of civilian areas along the international border by Pakistan yesterday (Monday), more people have abandoned their homes close […]

Thousands take holy dip in Sangam as Maagh Mela begins

Thousands take holy dip in Sangam as Maagh Mela begins

Allahabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Braving the winter chill, thousands of Hindu devotees Monday took the holy dip at the Sangam (the confluence of the three rivers, Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati) on the first day of the 44-day long Maagh Mela.The crowd count is expected to reach more than 25 lakh pilgrims over the course of the […]

Men on Pakistani boat terrorists: Parrikar

Men on Pakistani boat terrorists: Parrikar

New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Occupants of a Pakistani vessel that blew up and sank off the coast of Gujarat were “suspected terrorists”, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said here Monday.“I think they were suspected terrorists as they committed suicide. A normal boat even carrying drugs can surrender,” he told reporters on the sidelines of an event.“Why […]

Nation’s progress linked to science and technology: Modi

Nation's progress linked to science and technology: Modi

Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said a nation’s progress and its humman development is linked to science and technology but it can also increase inequality and damage the environment.“A nation’s progress and its human development are linked to science and technology…But, it can increase inequality, make wars more lethal and damage our […]

Six civilians injured in Pakistani shelling in Kashmir

Six civilians injured in Pakistani shelling in Kashmir

Jammu, Jan 3 (IANS) Six civilians were injured Saturday due to Pakistani shelling on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba and Kathua districts, forcing scores of villagers to migrate.“Six civilians were injured in Pakistani shelling on the international border in Samba and Kathua districts today.”“Two civilians with critical injuries have been shifted to Government […]

Scientist V.R. Gowarikar dead

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Pune, Jan 2 (IANS) Senior scientist Vasant R. Gowarikar, who was a former space agency chief and scientific advisor to the the prime minister in 1991-1993, passed away at a hospital here Friday following a brief illness. He was 82.Gowarikar, who was suffering from old age related problems, breathed his last shortly before noon at Dinanath […]

Trains disrupted in Thane, agitating commuters cane-charged

Trains disrupted in Thane, agitating commuters cane-charged

Thane/Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) Train services were disrupted here Friday during the morning peak hour prompting commuters to agitate and attack railway officials, forcing the police to resort to a cane charge.Thousands of commuters rushing to their offices in south Mumbai and other areas were left stranded as the train services were disrupted or delayed after […]