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J&K: Army personnel allegedly assault cops on Amarnath Yatra duty at checkpost

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J&K: Army personnel allegedly assault cops on Amarnath Yatra duty at checkpost

JAMMU(PTI): Seven policemen were injured when they were allegedly thrashed by Army personnel after the cops stopped private vehicles carrying the soldiers in civil dress last evening at a check post in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, police said. The police registered a case against the personnel attached to the 24 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) unit of […]

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No shame in being transgender, they should have option to choose gender: Parliamentary panel

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No shame in being transgender, they should have option to choose gender: Parliamentary panel

NEW DELHI(PTI): The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Justice And Empowerment has recommended that a transgender should have the option to choose their gender independent of surgery or hormones. The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 defines a transgender as someone who is neither wholly female not wholly male, a combination of female or […]

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Mamata slams BJP, hints at grand alliance ahead of 2019 Elections

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Mamata slams BJP, hints at grand alliance ahead of 2019 Elections

Kolkata: Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee took the stage of July 21 Martyrs’ Day rally to hit out at BJP saying that the TMC would support any party which is against the BJP and that it would initiate a BJP Bharat Chharo movement on August 9, marking the launch of Quit India movement […]

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Bengal will stand beside Sonia, Lalu, Nitish, Kejriwal and all who oppose BJP: Mamata Banerjee

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Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee gave ‘Oust BJP from India’ call and said Bengal would stand by all political parties which would fight the saffron one. Asserting that the BJP has “failed on all fronts,” including on having good relations with foreign countries, Banerjee announced that her party will launch the ‘Oust BJP’ programme from […]

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Himachal Pradesh: At least 20 killed after bus accident near Rampur in Shimla

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Himachal Pradesh: At least 20 killed after bus accident near Rampur in Shimla

At least 20 people were killed after after a bus accident near Rampur in Shimla on Thursday. According to initial information, a bus travelling to Solan from Kinnaur rolled down a gorge. Rescue operation is underway and injured have been shifted to nearby hospital. (More details are awaited)

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Government not imposing any language on anyone: Prakash Javadekar

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Government not imposing any language on anyone: Prakash Javadekar

NEW DELHI(PTI): The government today assured Parliament that it was not trying impose any language “on anybody” in the country as it respected all Indian languagues. Responding to the issue raised by CPI member D Raja in the Rajya Sabha during Zero Hour, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said the government’s policy is to promote all […]

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Central Govt asks states to file FIRs over violence in name of cow protection

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Central Govt asks states to file FIRs over violence in name of cow protection

NEW DELHI(HT): The Centre has asked state governments to compulsorily register FIRs in all “untoward incidents” happening in the name of cow protection, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. COW VIGILANT IN INDIA , Photo : BBC Minister of state for home Hansraj Ahir said the responsibility to maintain law and order, protect life and […]

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Jammu & Kashmir: Army Major shot dead by jawan in Uri sector

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Jammu & Kashmir: Army Major shot dead by jawan in Uri sector

Jammu: An Army Major was today shot dead by a jawan following an altercation in the Uri sector of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, the police said. An Army jawan shot dead Major Shikhar Thapa with his service rifle at Butcher Post in the Uri sector, a police official said. Further details are awaited.

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Let me speak or I will resign: Mayawati walks out of Rajya Sabha

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Let me speak or I will resign: Mayawati walks out of Rajya Sabha

As the Monsoon Session of the Parliament begins, the Opposition and Congress on Tuesday cornered he National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in both the Houses on numerous issues. The issues of cow vigilantism, farmers’ protests, Kashmir unrest, action of law enforcement agencies against some opposition leaders over alleged corruption and India’s stand-off with China are […]

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We reserve right to retaliate against ceasefire violations in JK : India warns Pakistan

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We reserve right to retaliate against ceasefire violations in JK : India warns Pakistan

Jammu: In a stern message conveyed by the top Army brass, India told Pakistan that it reserves the right to retaliate appropriately against any incident of ceasefire violation along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir. In a telephonic conversation, Lt. Gen. A.K. Bhatt, the director general of military operations (DGMO), also told his Pakistani counterpart […]

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