Grenade attack by militants in the heart of Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday evening (Photo Credit : Noor Mohammad)

Seven security personnel injured in Srinagar grenade attack

Srinagar | Seven security personnel and two civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants in the heart of Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday evening. Police sources said the militants hurled the grenade at a group of security personnel in the city centre Lal Chowk. “Nine people including two civilians, four […]

People who consumed spurious liquor undergoing treatment (Photo : IANS)

97 die in UP-Uttarakhand hooch tragedy, 215 arrested

Lucknow/Dehradun :  The death toll in the moonshine tragedy in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand rose to 97 on Sunday even as 215 people were arrested in a sweeping police crackdown on illicit liquor in Uttar Pradesh, officials said. Simultaneously, as the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) blamed the ruling BJP in […]

Rafale Jet (Photo Source : Dassault Aviation)

Rafale deal audit report by CAG to be another cover-up: Congress

New Delhi | A day before submission of the audit report on military procurement, including the Rafale jet deal, by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India to the President, the Congress on Sunday citing a “conflict of interest” said the exercise is a cover-up of the “scam”. Holding Prime Minister Narendra Modi “guilty” […]

BJP leader Mukul Roy (File Photo/Facebook)

BJP leader Mukul Roy named in TMC MLA murder case

Kolkata | Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukul Roy was named in a police complaint here on Sunday in the Trinamool Congress legislator Satyajit Biswas murder case, police said. Biswas, a popular Dalit leader, was shot dead by unidentified assailants while he was attending a Saraswati Puja programme in the Nadia district on Saturday. Biswas […]

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (File Photo/Facebook)

Hooch tragedy: Priyanka demands compensation for victims, flays state governments

New Delhi | Expressing shock over the death of nearly 100 people in the Uttar Pradesh-Uttarakhand hooch tragedy, Congress General Secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh East Priyanka Gandhi on Sunday blamed the BJP governments in the two states for allowing the illicit liquor industry to flourish. “I am shocked and very sad to know that […]

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Gujjar agitation turns violent, vehicles torched, police lob tear gas

Jaipur | The Gujjar agitation for reservation in Rajasthan turned violent on Sunday, third day of the stir, when protesters clashed with police personnel near Dholpur. As gun shots were heard, the police fired tear gas shells to disperse protesters, police officials said. However, no casualties have been reported. The police intervened when protesters were […]