External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj (File Photo/IANS)

India seeks details on Hindu girls’ abduction

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday sought details from the Indian High Commission in Islamabad following reports of abduction, forced conversion and underage marriages of two Pakistani Hindu girls in Sindh province. “I have asked the Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan to send a report,” the Minister tweeted. The two sisters, aged […]

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh (File Photo/IANS)

Congress announces 9 candidates in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal: The Congress has announced its candidates for nine of the 29 Lok Sabha seats in Madhya Pradesh, fielding former Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal. The announcement was made on Saturday night. Former Minister and Lok Sabha member Kantilal Bhuria was given the ticket to contest on Ratlam (reserved) seat. Meenakshi Natrajan will contest […]

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj (File Photo)

Sushma seeks report on Pakistani girls’ abduction

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday sought details from the Indian Embassy in Pakistan following reports of two Hindu teenager girls being abducted on the eve of Holi in Sindh province. “I have asked Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan to send a report on this. @IndiainPakistan,” Swaraj tweeted tagging the media report. […]

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Soldier martyred in Pakistan firing on LoC

Jammu: An Indian soldier¬†got martyred in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, defence sources said on Sunday. According to the sources, the Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in the Shahpur area late Saturday night which continued till Sunday morning. “The soldier was critically injured in […]

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Haryanvi artiste Sapna Choudhary joins Congress, likely to contest LS poll from Mathura

New Delhi:¬†Haryanvi artist and popular stage performer Sapna Choudhary joined the Congress on Saturday. Choudhary, who wants to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Mathura against Hema Malini of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), met Congress General Secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia before joining the party. Mathura has a dominant Jat presence and Choudhary hails from the […]