Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Kalantara area of Kreeri in north Kashmir district of Baramulla following information about the presence of militants, a police official said
Two policemen and a civilian were injured on Thursday as security forces were engaged in an encounter with the terrorists in three places in the Kashmir, authorities said. While the first encounter erupted in Sopore town, two more encounters were reported later from Bandipora and Baramulla districts.
Samajwadi Party's Ram Gopal Yadav alleged a «conspiracy» behind the Pulwama attack and claimed that the 40 CRPF jawans were killed for the sake of votes. Yadav claimed that the paramilitary forces are unhappy with the government. He also said that if the united opposition comes to power after 2019 Lok Sabha elections a probe in this (Pulwama attack) will be ordered.
An Army soldier was martyred when Pakistan violated the ceasefire by heavily shelling forward areas and posts along the Line of Control with mortar bombs in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Thursday, officials said.
«When I became UP CM the first time in 1995, I was not a member of either the UP Assembly or the Council. It is a similar provision at the Centre, where a person has to become a Lok Sabha or a Rajya Sabha member within six months of holding office of a minister or the PM,» Mayawati said.
Two policemen, including an officer, were injured in a grenade attack by militants in Sopore township of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, police said.
Holi is the festival of colours, but it’s also the season when doctors see an increase in the number of patients coming in with allergic reactions and eye problems. And that’s why dermatologists and ophthalmologists have a word of warning for people who playing with gulaal.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday greeted people on Holi, saying the festival symbolises the victory of good over evil.
In an interaction with chowkidars through an audio bridge, PM Modi said «Some people are abusing 'chowkidars', bringing every watchman under cloud. They lack the guts to name me.»
A Panchkula court on Wednesday acquitted all the four accused, including Aseemanand, in the Samjhauta blast case. The other three accused, Lokesh Sharma, Kamal Chauhan and Rajinder Chaudhary, were also acquitted by the court. The court also dismissed an application filed by a Pakistani woman for examining eyewitnesses from her country.
Former Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) vice-president and social activist Shehla Rashid was trolled for covering her head at the launch of former IAS officer Shah Faesal’s party in Srinagar on Sunday.
Once a common visitor to our homes, chirping noisily at the windows, sparrows are becoming hard to spot around.
«An imminent defeat can rattle even the most seasoned politicians. So I am not surprised with the baseless utterances of @ncbn (Naidus twitter handle). Sirji, rather than using derogatory language that shows your prejudice and malice against Bihar, just focus on why the people of AP should vote for you again,» Kishor tweeted while sharing the link to the news item.
«She takes facial every day. The person who herself takes facial daily is telling our leader that he is 'shaukeen'. Wearing clothes is not being 'shaukeen'. Colouring hair at the age of 60 to look young is 'shaukeen'. Her hair have turned grey but she colours it black,» said Singh who represents the Rohaniya constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
"There is a big difference between polls promises and fulfilling them. As far as the rant about (no development in) 70 years is concerned, it also has an expiry date. You (BJP) are in the government for the past five years, what have you done in five years? asked Congress in charge of east Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi.
“I had told state BJP president 200 times about my wish… But there is no place for emotions in politics,” BJP firebrand and sitting Nawada MP Giriraj Singh fumed on Monday, questioning his possible candidature from Begusarai.