Curfew imposed at several places in Jammu division

Curfew imposed at several places in Jammu division

Jammu: In Jammu and Kashmir, curfew has been imposed in Jammu city and Rajouri town following incidents of arson in the wake of clashes between two groups of people in Kishtwar on Friday. Army was called in late last night. Curfew was imposed in Reasi and Katra towns this morning as a precautionary measure. Divisional […]

Assam govt to hold talks with JAC for Autonomous State

Assam govt to hold talks with JAC for Autonomous State

Assam: The Assam government will hold talk with the Joint Action Committee for Autonomous State in Guwahati today. Joint Action Committee for Autonomous State is a joint forum of 14 organizations demanding autonomous state merging Dima Hasao and Karbi Anglong districts under Article 244. Official sources said, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi will attend the meeting […]

Jagan Reddy resigns as MP over AP split; his mother quits Assembly

Jagan Reddy resigns as MP over AP split; his mother quits Assembly

Newdelhi: In Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress President and Kadapa Lok Sabha MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy has resigned as Member of Parliament alleging that the Congress sought to divide the state unilaterally. Jaganmohan Reddy, who is presently in a Hyderabad Jail in connection with disproportionate assets case, has sent his resignation to the Lok Sabha Speaker […]

J & K Govt. orders high-level inquiry into Friday’s clashes in Kishtwar ; Curfew continues for the second day today

J & K Govt. orders high-level inquiry into Friday’s clashes in Kishtwar ; Curfew continues for the second day today

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered a high-level inquiry into the Kishtwar clashes. Jammu Divisional Commissioner Shantmanu has been appointed inquiry officer. He has been asked to submit his report within three weeks. Clashes between two groups on Friday left two people dead and more than 20 injured in Kishtwar district. Curfew, imposed on […]

Robert Vadra pocketed large premium on colony license: Khemka

Robert Vadra pocketed large premium on colony license: Khemka

Chandigarh: Robert Vadra’s land deals in a village in Haryana have returned to haunt the Congress party and its chief with whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka alleging that Vadra “falsified documents” for 3.53 acres of land in Gurgaon and “pocketed” large premium on a commercial colony license. In his “voluminous reply” submitted to Haryana government’s […]

Snowden is not a patriot, says Obama

Snowden is not a patriot, says Obama

Washingto: Days after a US lawmaker compared Edward Snowden with Mahatma Gandhi, US President Barack Obama said the former CIA contractor who leaked to the world the secretive internet and phone surveillance programs, is not a patriot. “I don’t think Snowden was a patriot,” Obama told reporters during a White House news conference. “The fact […]

Kerala govt braces for Opposition stir

Kerala govt braces for Opposition stir

Thiruvananthapuram: With LDF opposition threatening to lay an indefinite siege of the secretariat from Monday demanding resignation of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy over the solar panel scam, Central forces arrived in Kerala to assist the police. Out of 20 companies of forces sought by the state, the first batch of ITBP personnel reached here this morning and one company of […]

INS Arihant’ nuclear reactor activated

INS Arihant’ nuclear reactor activated

New Delhi: In a major step towards completing its nuclear triad, India activated the atomic reactor on-board the indigenous nuclear submarine INS Arihant paving the way for its operational deployment by the Navy. “The nuclear reactor on-board the ‘INS Arihant’ has been made critical (activated) last night,” sources said on the development of the nuclear […]