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Hand over Kashi, Mathura, Ayodhya to Hindus: VHP leader Ashok Singhal

New Delhi(PTI): Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Ashok Singhal on Wednesday appealed to the Muslim community to “hand over” Kashi, Mathura and Ayodhya to Hindus for “love and amicable atmosphere” in the society. Addressing a programme where Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was also present, Singhal said, “I again appeal the Muslim community to hand […]

‘Pak is not Myanmar’, Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan tells India

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June 10 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has warned India that the Islamic Republic is not Myanmar, adding that those who were considering any kind of ‘adventure’ in the country will get a ‘befitting’ response. Nisar’s statement came in response to Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, […]

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Khadse, CM Fadnavis make contradictory statements on Aarey land issue

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Mumbai(PTI): Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday took to Twitter to contradict a statement made by his cabinet colleague and senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse on the decision to hand over land in Aarey Colony area in Mumbai to the civic planning authority MMRDA for metro car-shed. Revenue minister Khadse had told reporters that decision […]

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Chandrababu Naidu meets PM Modi, demands probe into ‘illegal’ phone tapping

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New Delhi(PTI): Upping his ante against his Telangana counterpart K Chandrashekar Rao over alleged tapping of his phones, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demanded a probe into illegal phone tapping. “Telangana government is biased… How can anybody do illegal tapping, it is unfair, it is […]

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Myanmar denies India’s claim of killing rebels inside its territory: AFP

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Yangon(AFP): Myanmar on Wednesday maintained that Indian forces had carried out an attack on insurgents inside India and that it would not tolerate rebel groups using its soil to attack neighbours. Zaw Htay, director of Myanmar’s presidential office, said, “According to the information sent by Tatmadaw (Myanmar army) battalions on the ground, we have learned […]

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Myanmar operation: Crack team of 70 commandos neutralised 38 insurgents in 40 minutes

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New Delhi(PTI): The surgical strike inside Myanmar was carried out by a crack team of about 70 commandos of the Indian Army who finished the operation within 40 minutes, leaving 38 Naga insurgents dead and seven injured on Wednesday. Indian army in Myanmar operation. Picture courtesy Zee Media Bureau The decision of “hot pursuit” was […]

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Narendra Modi government attacks collegium system in Supreme Court

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New Delhi(PTI): The Centre on Wednesday sharply criticised the erstwhile collegium system of appointing judges saying that it did not follow the principle of meritocracy in which many “undeserving” persons became judges, some of whose names it gave in the Supreme Court. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, who was on Tuesday asked to give a list […]

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Are audiences vouching for ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ over ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’?

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The true litmus test for the popularity of a film lies in the collection following the opening weekend and Tanu Weds Manu Returns passed the test with flying colours. The family entertainer directed by Aanand L Rai, starring Kangana Ranaut and R.Madhavan not only created a splash at the box office on its opening day, […]

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Those who believe in Islam can only pray before Allah who brought him on this earth: AIMPLB

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New Delhi: Hitting back at Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi’s statement on yoga and Surya Namaskar, AIMPLB on Wednesday said practising yoga in the right form amounted to committing “big sin” for Muslims. “Those who believe in Islam can only pray before Allah who brought him on this earth…Yoga if practised in its right form, […]

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New CIC must dispose 2000 cases per month to clear 40,000 pending cases

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New Delhi(PTI): Former bureaucrat Vijai Sharma today took over the reins of Central Information Commission as its seventh chief, a post which had been lying vacant for nearly nine months leading to piling up of over 40,000 cases. In his short stint till December, 64-year-old Sharma, a soft-spoken and upright IAS officer of the 1974-batch […]

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