Jammu- Kashmir : 1 Soldier Killed, 3 Others Injured in Pakistan’s Ceasefire Violation at Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri

New Delhi : An Army soldier was killed and three others injured as Pakistan violated the ceasefire for the second consecutive day along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Monday, officials said. The incident occurred in Keri Battal forward area and further details are awaited, they said.Around 5.30 am, the Pakistani Army […]

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Mumbai : 6 rescued, 1 missing in boat capsize off Mumbai coast

New Delhi :One person is missing and six others rescued after a boat capsized Monday afternoon in the Arabian Sea off the Worli coast in Mumbai, police said. The boat “Revati” was carrying seven persons and a Coast Guard helicopter and speed boat, and personnel from the Mumbai police’s coastal unit were deployed for the […]

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Andhra Pradesh : Two Maoists Killed in Encounter with Police

New Delhi : Two maoists were killed in an exchange of fire with the police in Agency area of Visakhapatnam district early Saturday. According to Visakhapatnam Rural police, 20 maoists were moving around in Buradamamidi village in the Agency area around 1 am and they opened fire at police personnel engaged in combing operations. Police […]

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Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee calls for ouster of Narendra Modi government

New Delhi : Calling for the ouster of the Narendra Modi government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday accused it of stealing the country’s reserves and wondered how would it ensure the security of the nation when it could not protect the Rafale files. Stating that there had been a 260 per cent rise […]

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President accepts Mizoram governor Kummanam Rajasekharan resignation

New Delhi : President Ram Nath Kovind has accepted the resignation of Mizoram Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan, a Rashtrapati Bhavan spokesperson said on Friday, adding that Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi has been given additional charge of the state. Mukhi will discharge the functions of the governor of Mizoram, in addition to his own duties, until regular […]

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Rajasthan : Lokayukta’s tenure cut to 5 years

New Delhi : The Rajasthan government has reduced the tenure of the Lokayukta to five years from eight years, reversing the previous Bharatiya Janata Party regime’s decision. The government has issued notification late on Thursday night through the Rajasthan Lokayukta and Up-Lokayukta (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019, to reduce the tenure. As per the notification, state Governor […]

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Farmers lift blockade from Amritsar-Delhi rail track

New Delhi :The farmers who have been squatting on the Amritsar-Delhi rail track for the past two days lifted their blockade on Wednesday. The farmers called off their agitation following the intervention of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, police said. A petition seeking the removal of the farmers protesting on the Amritsar-Delhi rail track […]

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Indore gets ‘cleanest city’ tag for third straight year

New Delhi : Indore was Wednesday adjudged India’s cleanest city for the third straight year in the central government’s cleanliness survey. The Swachh Survekshan awards 2019 were conferred by President Ram Nath Kovind at a ceremony here. While the New Delhi Municipal Council area was given the ‘Cleanest Small City’ award, Uttarakhand’s Gauchar was adjudged the […]

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India-Pak Tension : Everybody is Proud IAF Pilot Abhinandan is From Tamil Nadu – PM Modi

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing a BJP rally in Tamil Nadu’s Kanyakumari town, said every Indian is proud that brave Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman is from Tamil Nadu, following it up with the statement that he is proud that India’s first woman defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman is also from Tamil Nadu. This […]

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Jammu-Srinagar NH remains closed for 4th day

New Delhi: The strategic Jammu-Srinagar National Highway remained closed for traffic for the fourth consecutive day Thursday due to a fresh landslide in Ramsoo belt of Ramban district, officials said. Over 200 vehicles are stranded at different places in the highway after the landslide at Moonpassi area of Ramsoo. The 270-km highway was closed on […]

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