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Two Maoists Killed In Chhattisgarh's Bijapur

Two Maoists were murdered and a police personnel was injured in encounters in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Bijapur district today, the police said. The gun-battles took place when teams of police’s District Reserve Guard (DRG) of and Special Task Force (STF) were out on anti-Maoist operations in Gangaloor and Maddedregions. Superintendent of Police Mohit Garg told PTI …

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav says the controversy over Shahabuddin's bail created by BJP, media

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday told CNN-News 18 that the controversy over former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin getting bail has been made by the BJP and the media and the matter should be decided only by the courts. He declined to comment on the action that the Nitish Kumar government …

NSA Ajit Doval, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi hold India-Ch

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will get the 21st round of border talks in China’s southwestern Sichuan province on Saturday, officials said. Besides the border argument, the two senior officials at the picturesque Dujiangyan city would also review the progress made in bilateral ties since the Wuhan Summit between …

J&K

SUSPECTED MILITANTS abducted and murdered a former Special Police Officer (SPO) of J&K Police in Shopian district of South Kashmir Friday evening. Police sources said The Indian Express that the bullet-riddled body of the former SPO, identified as Basharat Ahmad, was found in Nikloora area. A police statement issued late Friday night said that three …

navjot Singh Sidhu to visit Pakistan for Kartarpur Border corridor ceremon

Pakistan’s Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry proposed on Friday that Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu would visit the country to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur Border corridor, according to a media report on Friday. Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the groundbreaking ceremony of the help at the crossing on the Pakistan side …

After Amritsar blast, MHA seeks NIA probe on J&K students held from Jalandhar

While Punjab Police claims to have stopped the grenade attack on Nirankari Satsang Bhawan in Amritsar on Sunday as the handiwork of ISI-backed Khalistani forces in Pakistan, the Centre had, after the attack, ordered a probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) into last month’s arrest of three Kashmiri students from an engineering college in …

Will Telangana Congress chief get re-elect

Voters who came back the YSR Congress and Telugu Desam party in the 2014 elections are likely to be the deciding factor in Huzurnagar constituency, from where Telangana Congress chief Uttam Kumar Reddy is seeking re-election. YSRC, which has made up not to contest the December seven Telangana Assembly election, and TDP candidates polled more …

SC expresses concern after the probe found Unitech bosses leading ‘luxurious life’ in Tihar Jail

The Supreme Court Thursday expressed critical concern over media reports that prohibited items like LED TV, crates of mineral water, badminton rackets were found in the Tihar Jail cell of Unitech MD Sanjay Chandra and his brother Ajay. “Is it parallel system running in jail?” the apex court said. The issue came to light after …

Bhima Koregaon violence

The Bombay High Court on Thursday further extended the interim safeguarding from arrest to human rights activist Gautam Navlakha, civil rights activist Anand Teltumbde, and activist Stan Swamy till December 14 in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence case. The trio was before granted the relief on November which ended yesterday. While referring to an …

Chilli powder attack on Delhi CMBJP leadership knew about the attack on Kejriwal, wants him eliminated, alleges Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia Wednesday stated that the BJP leadership had knowledge of the attack on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the opposition party wants the latter eliminated to stop him from working for the people. On Tuesday, a man threw chilli powder at Kejriwal outside his office in the Delhi Secretariat. The …

Donald Trump

Ties between the US and Pakistan tries a new low after the former suspended its $1.66 billion security assistance to Pakistan on Wednesday, days after President Donald Trump accused Pakistan of not doing enough against combatting terrorism, Pentagon said. “USD 1.66 billion of security assistance to Pakistan is put on hold,” PTI quoted Col Rob …

Hope Urjit Patel and team ‘have a spine’, show PM Modi his place Rahul Gandhi on RBI Board meet

After the RBI Central Board meeting in Mumbai on Monday, Congress president Rahul Gandhi hoped RBI Governor Urjit Patel and his team “have a spine” and resist Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s alleged trial to “destroy” every independent institution in the country. Tweeting, Gandhi said: “Mr. Modi and his coterie of cronies, continue to destroy every …