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1984 riots: SC panel to scrutinise 241 cases closed by SIT

1984 riots: SC panel to scrutinise 241 cases closed by SIT

Breaking news, India, Latest headlines August 16, 2017 at 6:49 pm 0 comments

New Delhi, August 16 The Supreme Court on Wednesday set up a supervisory panel of two retired judges to scrutinise 241 cases relating to 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Delhi closed by a Special Investigation Team formed by the NDA government for re-investigation. A three-judge Bench headed by Justice Dipak MisraRead More

Day after skirmishes, Army officers of India, China meet in Leh

Day after skirmishes, Army officers of India, China meet in Leh

Breaking news, India, Latest headlines August 16, 2017 at 6:48 pm 0 comments

New Delhi, August 16 Army officers of India and China met on Wednesday in Leh’s Chusul sector, a day after border guards foiled an attempt by Chinese soldiers to enter Indian territory along the banks of Pangong lake in Ladakh. Official sources said yesterday’s incident at Pangong and ways toRead More

Tax break for industry in Northeast, hilly states extended till 2027

Tax break for industry in Northeast, hilly states extended till 2027

India August 16, 2017 at 6:48 pm 0 comments

New Delhi, August 16 Industries in the north eastern and Himalayan states will continue to get tax exemption till March 2027, albeit as refund, under the current GST regime which was rolled out on July 1, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday. “Within the framework of the GST ActRead More

India, China troops engage in stone pelting, fisticuffs in eastern Ladakh

India, China troops engage in stone pelting, fisticuffs in eastern Ladakh

Breaking news, India, Latest headlines August 16, 2017 at 7:50 am 0 comments

New Delhi, August 16 In a serious turn to the existing tensions between India and China, troops of the two sides clashed on Tuesday, with both pelting stones and hitting each other. Men on both sides were injured. This was the first such incident in several years. Sources confirmed thatRead More

Terror funding case: NIA raids 12 locations in Kashmir

Terror funding case: NIA raids 12 locations in Kashmir

Breaking news, India, Latest headlines August 16, 2017 at 7:49 am 0 comments

New Delhi/Srinagar, August 16 The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday conducted searches at about a dozen locations in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with the terror funding case against separatists and others. Officials in the central probe agency said the searches are being carried out at 12 locations inRead More

NIA to investigate ‘love jihad’ claims against Kerala man

NIA to investigate ‘love jihad’ claims against Kerala man

Breaking news, India, Latest headlines August 16, 2017 at 7:48 am 0 comments

New Delhi, August 16 The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed an NIA probe under the supervision of a retired apex court judge into issues raised by a Muslim man whose marriage was annulled by the Kerala High Court that described the case as an instance of ‘love jihad’. A BenchRead More

DMK chief Karunanidhi hospitalised

DMK chief Karunanidhi hospitalised

Breaking news, India, Latest headlines August 16, 2017 at 7:47 am 0 comments

Chennai, August 16 DMK president M Karunanidhi was on Wednesday admitted to a hospital for undergoing a minor procedure. The 93-year-old leader has been ailing since last year and was being treated at his Gopalapuram residence here. The former chief minister “has been admitted for a minor procedure–change of (PercutaneousRead More

Gorakhpur tragedy: Grieving father complains against ministers

India August 16, 2017 at 7:46 am 0 comments

Gorakhpur, August 16 Father of a deceased child, who died in Gorakhpur’s BRD Medical College tragedy, has filed a police complaint against the Health Minister, Medical Education Minister and the Principal Secretary Health in Gorakhpur. The father of the deceased child, Rajbhar, who hails from Gopalganj in Bihar, had admittedRead More

Bullets or abuses won’t help resolve Kashmir issue: PM Modi

Bullets or abuses won’t help resolve Kashmir issue: PM Modi

Breaking news, India, Latest headlines August 16, 2017 at 7:45 am 0 comments

New Delhi, .Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said bullets or abuses will not resolve the Kashmir issue and that it can be addressed by embracing every Kashmiri. Addressing the nation on the 71st Independence Day from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort, he asserted that his government is committedRead More

23 deaths reported so far due to floods in eastern Uttar Pradesh

India August 16, 2017 at 7:43 am 0 comments

Lucknow, August 16 At least 23 deaths have been reported due to floods that have brought life to a standstill in 890 villages spread across 19 districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh and the Terai region. Of the 16 mighty rivers whose water levels are being monitored at least 14 riversRead More