A Delhi court Wednesday sent former independent MLA in Jammu and Kashmir, Sheikh Abdul Rashid to judicial custody in a case related to funding of terror activities in the Valley. Popularly known as Rashid Engineer, he was a legislator from the Langate Assembly seat in north Kashmir and is the first mainstream politician to have […]

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Taking a dig at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his criticism of the Union government on the situation in Kashmir, the BJP said on Monday that the entire country is celebrating the move to repeal Article 370 provisions but some leaders have become isolated even within their own party. At a press conference, Union Minister […]

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Amid criticism from the opposition over delay in cabinet formation, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Friday said he would discuss it with the central leadership during his Delhi visit next week. If there is even one person also, it is a government.. even if there are 25 people also, it is government. Ours […]

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A demand to mount international pressure on Pakistan over the issue of forceful religious conversion of minority Hindu and Sikh girls was raised in Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Raising the issue through a Zero Hour mention, Kirodi Lal Meena (BJP) said several parts of Pakistan have seen a spurt in incidence of abduction of young […]

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The Centre is committed to all-round development of the northeast region, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Monday. Shah, who laid the foundation stone of Karbi Bhavan and Dimasa Bhavan here, said development in the region had curbed terrorism. The Narendra Modi government is committed to the all-round development of the northeast. Our government […]

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The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the BJP on Monday welcomed the governments historic decision on Article 370 of the Constitution, which grants special status to the state, saying the people were thankful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for mitigating their pain. Reacting to the developments after Home Minister Amit Shah moved a resolution in […]

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The ruling BJP on Saturday said they do not trust the updated National Register of Citizens, specifically prepared for Assam, and appealed to the central and the state governments to prepare a nationwide NRC. Addressing a press conference here, BJP Assam President Ranjeet Kumar Dass said the final NRC contains very small figure of exclusions […]

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Sterling Biotech Fraud Case: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has recorded the statement of Irfan Siddiqui, the son-in-law of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, in connection with the multi-crore-rupee bank fraud and money-laundering probe against Gujarat-based pharmaceutical firm Sterling Biotech, officials said. Siddiquis statement was recorded under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) on Tuesday […]

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Ranchi violence: The Ranchi administration is on its feet trying to water down the simmering tension in various parts of Jharkhands capital city after an incident last Friday when a mob tried to burn a college bus and vandalised several other vehicles. The police swung into action after CCTV images of the purported violence went […]

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The Nationalist Congress Party, Trinamool Congress and Communist Party of India face the prospect of losing their national party status following their performance in the just-held Lok Sabha elections. The Election Commission is likely to issue them show-cause notice in the coming days, asking them as to why their national party status should not be […]

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