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Soon after the agency examining the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case told a Delhi court that alleged middleman Christian Michel took names of “Mrs. Gandhi” and big man ‘R’, “Son of an Italian Lady”, an apparent reference to Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, the Congress accused the BJP-led government of using central agencies to aimed the …

To avoid again and again of the violence witnessed near the Koregaon Bhima war memorial in Pune district on January 1, 2018, one year later, police have taken preventive action against over 1,200 people. The action covers barring some persons from entering the area and ”externment” (eviction from the district) of some others, senior police …

A police constable demised after he was hit by a stone during violent protests in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghazipur on Saturday afternoon, a couple of hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in the district. Police identified the attackers as members of the Nishad Party, which was holding a district-wide agitation to demand higher …

The police have decided to establish camps in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada after receiving complaints that Maoists have compelled over a dozen families to leave their village in suspicion of them being informers. One of the victims told, “They accused me of being a police informer and forced my family out of the village, we had to …

Pakistan has sent recommendations to India for helping visa-free travel of Indian Sikh pilgrims through the upcoming Kartarpur corridor, according to a media report in Islamabad on Saturday. Islamabad has given a 59-page document with 14 key recommendations to New Delhi, Express News TV reported stating Pakistani diplomatic officials. The recommendations call for Indian pilgrims …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated India’s biggest rail-road bridge in Assam as part of efforts to boost defense along the border with China. PM Modi drove in a cavalcade along the 4.9-kilometer longBogibeel bridge over the Brahmaputra river to inaugurate the project which has taken nearly twenty years and $800 million or Rs. 5,600 …

Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said on Tuesday that though former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee took a lot of points to have a “proper friendship” with Pakistan, the latter has continued with its “old disease” of funding terror. While pointing an event to commemorate the 94th birth anniversary of Vajpayee, Mr. Naidu said even …

Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday praised Congress’s Sonia Gandhi and her son and party president Rahul Gandhi, saying people should feel “proud of them” as they continue to help the poor despite the assassination of late prime ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi. Mr. Pawar also attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for accusing the …

Ram temple issue sidelined by BJPShiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray

The Shiv Sena demanded the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday to clear its stand on the Ram temple matter and demanded a discussion in Parliament even as it mounted an attack on its senior ally over a range of matters, including the Rafale jet deal. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said his party will …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today opened the Bogibeel railroad bridge in Assam, billed as India’s longest railroad bridge. Its foundation was laid in 1997. The five-kilometer structure spans the waters of the mighty Brahmaputra River. The bogibeel bridge will connect Assam’s Dibrugarh and Dhemaji districts, bordering Arunachal Pradesh. It will cut the travel time between …

Pakistani troops on Monday opened fire and shelled forward posts and villages along the LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The firing and shelling from across the border started in Keri, Lam, Pukharni and Peer Badaser areas of Noushera sector around 9.30 am, a police officer said. Army personnel guarding the …

Former Air Force chief SP Tyagi, who is one of the accused in the VVIP chopper case, can travel abroad, a Delhi court said today, news agency PTI stated. SP Tyagi and his cousin, Sanjeev, had moved the court asking for permission to go to the US in March next year. Hearing on the same …