Self-styled godman Daati Maharaj questioned for 8 hrs

New Delhi, Jun 22 Self-styled godman Daati Maharaj, accused of raping a disciple in his ashrams here and Rajasthan, was questioned by the police for over eight hours today in connection with the case, an official said. He has been again called for questioning on Monday, the official added. Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Alok Kumar […]

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Terrorists have to be dealt with firmly to protect human rights of ordinary citizens: Jaitley

New Delhi, Jun 22 Terrorists have to be dealt with firmly to protect human rights of ordinary citizens, Union Minister Arun Jaitley said today. Raising a question as to whether fidayeens, who are willing to die and willing to kill, should be dealt with through Satyagraha’, Jaitley said that a terrorist who refuses to surrender […]

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Mobile Internet services snapped in three Kashmir districts

Srinagar, Jun 22 Mobile Internet services were today snapped in three districts of Kashmir Valley, including the summer capital, as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order. The services have been barred in Srinagar, Anantnag and Pulwama districts of the valley, a police official said. He said the decision to suspend the services has […]

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Two militants, policeman killed in encounter in J&K

Srinagar, Jun 22 Two militants reportedly affiliated to the Islamic State Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK) and a policeman were killed while several civilians injured during an encounter between ultras and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police said “Encounter at Khiram Srigufara on, two terrorists down, firing still continues. Unfortunate we lost one […]

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Terrorists continued with their activities during Ramzan truce: Rawat

New Delhi, Jun 20 Terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir had continued with their activities during Ramzan, necessitating suspension of the ceasefire by the Centre, Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat said here today. Governor’s rule in the state is unlikely to have any impact on ongoing military operations, the Army chief said. Operations in the Valley […]

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Minors’ identity: Notice to Gandhi a bid to divert attention, says Cong

Mumbai, Jun 20: The Congress in Maharashtra today said the state child rights panel’s notice to party president Rahul Gandhi for ‘disclosing’ the identity of two minor boys, who were victims of an assault, as a bid to divert the attention from the main issue pertaining to the deprived sections. A video purportedly showing the […]

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Relish flavours of mango at Bengal Mango Mela

New Delhi, Jun 20: From ‘langra’, ‘fazli’ and ‘laxmanbhog’ to ‘mallika’, ‘amrapali’ and the golden hued ‘himsagar’, a wide range of varieties of mangoes are up for grabs at the ongoing West Bengal mango festival at the second floor of Handloom Haat, Janpath in Connaught Place here. Organised by the Government of West Bengal, the sixth […]

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Sr Chhattisgarh bureaucrat sent to J-K; tipped to be next chief secretary

New Delhi, Jun 20: The services of B V R Subrahmanyam, a senior IAS officer of the Chhattisgarh cadre, has been placed at the disposal of the Jammu and Kashmir government, according to an official communique. The 55-year-old bureaucrat, who hails from Andhra Pradesh, is likely to be appointed as the chief secretary in the Jammu […]

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India, EU must persuade world to not distinguish between so-called ‘good’ and ‘bad terrorists: Prez

Athens, June 19 India and the EU must persuade the world that there is no difference between the “good” and “bad” terrorists, President Ram Nath Kovind said today as he called for sanctions on state sponsors of terrorism, in an apparent reference to Pakistan that has been long blamed for providing safe havens to terrorists. […]

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