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JNU missing student: Man held for making ransom call to Najeeb Ahmed’s family

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JNU missing student: Man held for making ransom call to Najeeb Ahmed’s family

DELHI: In a new twist in the missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed’s case, the Delhi Police on Saturday evening arrested a man accused of making a ransom call to Ahmed’s family. Police sources said that while the accused had demanded Rs 20 lakh from Ahmed’s family, he was arrested from Maharajganj in Uttar Pradesh (UP). […]

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BJP and RSS shouldn’t issue threats over ending reservations: Mayawati

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BJP and RSS shouldn’t issue threats over ending reservations: Mayawati

LUCKNOW(PTI): BSP president Mayawati warned RSS and BJP against issuing “threats” of scrapping reservation and alleged that such remarks exposed the double face of the saffron outfits and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “Any government, specially BJP and RSS cannot snatch the right to reservation. If Modi government brings a law for ending reservation, the people […]

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Modi, Fadnavis insulted bhumiputra; won’t vote for BJP candidates in elections: Fishermen’s Association

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Modi, Fadnavis insulted bhumiputra; won’t vote for BJP candidates in elections: Fishermen’s Association

MUMBAI,PRATIK MUKANE:Nearly 29 days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for Rs 3,600 crore Shivaji Memorial in the Arabian sea, the Akhil Maharashtra Machhimar Kriti Samiti (AMMKS) said the fishermen community will not vote for Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates in the upcoming Mumbai and other corporation elections. Elections to 10 municipal […]

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Reservation policy should be reviewed, Opposition cries foul: RSS leader Manmohan Vaidya

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Reservation policy should be reviewed, Opposition cries foul: RSS leader Manmohan Vaidya

NAGPUR(PTI): RSS’s publicity chief Manmohan Vaidya kicked up a row with remarks favouring a review of the reservation policy, saying even the architect of the Constitution B R Ambedkar had not favoured its continuance in perpetuity, comments that could be potentially damaging for BJP in elections to five state assemblies. “Reservations for SC/ST was introduced […]

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Zaira Wasim reacts sharply to Vijay Goel’s tweet: Do not connect me to discourteous depiction

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Zaira Wasim reacts sharply to Vijay Goel’s tweet: Do not connect me to discourteous depiction

Dangal actor Zaira Wasim slammed Union Minister Vijay Goel after he tagged her in a painting which showed a burqa-clad woman next to a woman in a bird cage. The minister tweeted a photo of the painting showing burkha-clad women, terming it a story similar to that of Wasim’s and said, “Our daughters are breaking out […]

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Jallikattu ordinance to be cleared in 2 days: O Panneerselvam

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Jallikattu ordinance to be cleared in 2 days: O Panneerselvam

Chennai: The sea of protesters continued to swell on the Marina beach in Chennai for the fourth day on Friday as supporters of Jallikattu staged their protest. The Tamil Nadu government has been repeatedly urging the Centre to issue an ordinance for the Jallikattu sport, which is held during the Tamil harvest festival Pongal. The […]

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Asaduddin Owaisi supports Jallikattu protest by saying, it’s a lesson for Hindutva forces, UCC cannot be ‘imposed’ in India

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Asaduddin Owaisi supports Jallikattu protest by saying, it’s a lesson for Hindutva forces, UCC cannot be ‘imposed’ in India

Hyderabad: Using the bull taming sport of Jallikattu as a weapon to launch a verbal attack against the Centre, All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen or (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi said India on Friday is a land of many cultures and not just one, and therefore, Uniform Civil Code (UCC) cannot be applied coercively. “#Jallikattuprotest Lesson for […]

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Evidence shows Murthal gang-rape took place during Jat agitation, find culprits: Punjab and Haryana HC to police

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Evidence shows Murthal gang-rape took place during Jat agitation, find culprits: Punjab and Haryana HC to police

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday said the statements of the witnesses and the recovery of women’s undergarments showed that the gang-rape in Murthal during the Jat quota protests had taken place, reports the Times of India. The HC observed that the two witnesses, including a taxi driver, said that the women […]

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Etah bus tragedy: 12 of the 15 schoolchildren killed identified

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Etah bus tragedy: 12 of the 15 schoolchildren killed identified

At least 15 children were on Thursday killed and several others injured when their school bus collided with a lorry amid dense fog on Aliganj-Paliyali road near here. The bus was carrying students to JS Vidyaniketan school which had opened despite the district magistrate’s orders to keep all schools closed in view of intense cold, […]

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J&K assembly passes resolution for return of Kashmiri Pandits

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J&K assembly passes resolution for return of Kashmiri Pandits

JAMMU(PTI): Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution for creating a conducive atmosphere for the return of Kashmiri Pandits and other migrants to the Valley. Soon after the House met in the morning, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said the Assembly should pass a resolution for the return of Kashmiri Pandits and […]

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