Modi Cabinet Clears Amendment Of Art 370 Clause For SC, ST Quota

NEW DELHI — The government on Thursday gave its nod to the promulgation of an ordinance for giving reservation benefits to SCs and STs in Jammu and Kashmir by amending a clause of the contentious Article 370, which gives special status to the state. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Union Cabinet, chaired […]

GOI Imposes Ban On Jamaat-e-Islami Kashmir 

SRINAGAR — Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir was banned Thursday under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for alleged “anti-national and subversive activities”, officials said. A notification on the ban was issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) after a high-level meeting on security, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. As per the notification, the group is alleged […]

‘IAF strike will help BJP win more than 22 Karnataka LS seats’

Karnataka:- Karnataka BJP chief B.S. Yeddyurappa on Wednesday said India’s pre-emptive strikes on terror camps in Pakistan had created a wave in favour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will help the party win over 22 of 28 seats in the state in the coming Lok Sabha polls. “The atmosphere….day by day, the wind is […]

Modi has ‘misplaced priorities’, desperate for re-election: Congress

The Congress on Thursday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has “misplaced priorities” and that he was “desperate only for re-election”. It also accused the saffron party leaders of politicising the bravery of the armed forces, while referring to Karnataka BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa’s comment that India’s “pre-emptive strikes” on terror camps in Pakistan have […]

Hope he returns home safe: Father of IAF pilot held by Pak

Mumbai: The father of Indian pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, captured by Pakistan after an air combat, on Thursday said he was proud of his son’s bravery and hoped for his safe return home, as he thanked citizens for their support and good wishes. Air Marshal (retd) S Varthaman said in a statement his son […]

Zarif urges restraint as India, Pakistan come to blows

TEHRAN:- Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has called on both Pakistan and India to exercise restraint, following recent tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbors. Zarif told his Pakistani counterpart, Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, in a phone conversation on Wednesday that Tehran was ready to work with Islamabad and New Delhi to help resolve their differences […]

Trump cuts short Kim summit as denuclearization talks fail

WASHINGTON:- US President Donald Trump, a self-proclaimed “dealmaker,” has cut short his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in the Vietnamese capital as they fail to strike a denuclearization deal. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters Thursday that denuclearization talks between the two leaders would end early and Trump would soon […]

Israeli warplanes, gunships strike multiple targets in Gaza Strip

Gaza:- Israeli fighter jets and attack helicopters have struck multiple targets in the southern Gaza Strip in their latest air raids against the besieged enclave. There were no immediate reports of casualties caused by the Israeli strikes carried out on Wednesday night.  According to Palestinian media reports, several posts belonging to Hamas resistance forces in the […]

Balakot Evidence Shared With Govt, Upto Them To Reveal: IAF

NEW DELHI — The Indian Air Force (IAF), Army and Navy said on Thursday that they were on high alert and that Pakistani jets tried to target Indian military installations in Jammu and Kashmir a day earlier but were pushed back. Air Vice Marshal R.G.K. Kapoor told the media at a tri-service press conference that the […]

Irony of fate for captured Indian pilot, his father

NEW DELHI: The capture of Indian pilot Abhinandan by Pak army actually makes him a character of a film his father was consultant for — Kaatru Veliyidai — where Pakistan captures hero Karthi (a pilot). According to Indian media, Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s father Air Marshal S Varthaman was a consultant for […]

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