Monday , 18 February 2019

National News

No security for separatist leaders

SRINAGAR: The security cover of six separatist leaders, including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, was withdrawn Sunday, a decision that comes in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror strike in which 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed, officials said here. Please like & share: Read More »

Sedition charges against 4 Kashmiri students for ‘celebrating’ Pulwama attack

JAIPUR: Four female paramedical students of Kashmiri-origin have been slapped with sedition charges after being suspended from a private institute here for allegedly celebrating the Pulwama terror attack by posting “anti-national” messages on an instant messaging app, officials said Sunday. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Jobless growth has made aspirational youth restless’

NEW DELHI: The “jobless growth” has slipped into “job-loss growth”, which, together with rural indebtedness and urban chaos, has made the growing number of aspirational youth restless, former prime minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday, as he hit out at the government for failing to uplift the economy to its potential. Please like & share: Read More »

Paramilitary convoy movement by road in J&K to continue: MHA

NEW DELHI: Movement of paramilitary convoys by road for logistical and operational reasons will continue in Jammu and Kashmir as it is “necessary”, the Home Ministry said Sunday, even though it has increased air support to carry troops to the state. Please like & share: Read More »

Rahul insulted India’s intelligence, hardworking railway engineers: Goyal

NEW DELHI: Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi over his dig at the Make in India programme after Vande Bharat train experienced trouble during its initial run, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said the Congress president has insulted India’s intelligence and hardwork by mocking the initiative. Please like & share: Read More »

Parties unite to uphold India’s integrity

PTI   NEW DELHI/ POKHRAN Political parties on Saturday put up a united face as they underlined India’s determination to fight terrorism following the Pulwama terror attack and expressed their solidarity with security forces in defending the country’s unity and integrity. An all-party meeting, called by the government and attended by senior leaders of all major parties, passed a resolution ... Read More »

Govt has zero tolerance to terrorism, says Rajnath

IANS   NEW DELHI Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that the government has “zero tolerance” towards terrorism and the security forces have been given a free hand to deal with terror groups. “Rajnath Singh, in the all party meeting, said that due to the terror attack on February 14 in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulawama, the entire country ... Read More »

Terror groups can’t hide, will be punished: PM

IANS   MAHARASHTRA Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday here said terror groups who perpetrated the Pulwama attack that left 49 CRPF troopers dead, cannot hide and “will be punished” as the security forces have been given a “free hand” to tackle the inevitable. Paying tributes to two Central Reserve Police Force troopers from Maharashtra and others killed in the ... Read More »

POCSO court orders CBI to probe Nitish in shelter home case

IANS   PATNA A court in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur has directed the CBI to conduct an inquiry into the involvement of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and two senior officials in the infamous shelter home sexual exploitation case, officials said on Saturday. Besides the Chief Minister, special POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) court judge Manoj Kumar on Friday ordered the ... Read More »