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Youngest Pellet victim of Kashmir Valley Hiba Jan Undergo Second Surgery

Talking to the reporters, the victim’s father Nisar Ahmad said that they have been praying and hoping that the surgery is a success for her.

Great March Protests: 72 people injured by Israeli forces

As per reports, Israeli forces used lethal weapons against the demonstrators and injured 72 civilians including 11 children, 1 woman and 2 paramedics in the peaceful demonstrations in the eastern Gaza Strip.

What is in a name?: The BJP politics of name changing

As per media reports, the Union Home Ministry has given consent to the proposals of name change in 25 villages and towns across different parts of the country in a year.

Pakistan is not Facing Economic Crisis: Finance Minister

He further stated that there were some elements which were creating misconceptions and chaos with regard to the economy of the country.

Women under Modi Government: Promises and Reality

As recent as 2018, Shobha Chauhan, the BJP candidate from Sojat Assembly seat in Rajasthan told the people of her constituency said that she will not let police intervene in child Marriages in Rajasthan if BJP was elected to power.

PDP would launch agitation if Pir Panchal and Chenab Valley were not Granted Divisional...

Mehbooba also said that the governor should not encroach upon the democratic space in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

From Economic Advisor to Finance Minister: The Complete Story of Haseeb Drabu’s Political Career

It is also said that Drabu played an instrumental role while negotiating the terms and conditions of the agenda of the PDP-BJP alliance.

Taxation in Pakistan: Hysteria of Sin Tax

In Urdu translation, sin tax is called as “Gunnah tax” which would be imposed on cigarettes and sugary beverages which would in turn be diverted to the health budget.

In India, demonetisation choked every sector, hitting small business the worst

The largest impact of the move was the hit on micro, small and medium enterprises.

USA approaches Pakistan for help in Taliban Peace Talks

Talking to media persons, Khan said that the USA president who had always used tough language against the nation, has now requested for help.

Manipuri Journalist in Detention for FB Post

Journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem has been in detention since November 27, 2018, in Manipur under the draconian National Safety Act (NSA) for posting anti-BJP posts on Facebook. His FB posts had questioned the Manipur state government’s decision to celebrate the birth anniversary of Rani of Jhansi.

Fugitive Economic Offenders: All You Need To Know

The decision came in the midst of an increase in criticism against the Modi government, for its inability to handle high profile economic offenders, fleeing the country

India’s Crude Oil Import the Highest in Over 7 Years

Data coming out from PPAC suggest that the domestic production of crude oil has hit an all-time low, at 20,954 thousand tonnes, dipping by 5 percent in a single month.

Pakistani Police Women Foiled the Terror Attack near Chinese Consulate

Earlier, three terrorists of the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) carried out an attack, attempting to barge into the consulate.

Six Militants killed in a Joint Operation in Anantnag Gunfight

The slained militants were associated with both the Hizbul and the Lashkar-i-Toiba.

Bhim Army Chief to gift Constitution to Ayodhya DM

Azad told NDTV that he made the decision to go to Ayodhya after he heard that many Muslim residents were leaving Ayodhya in fear.

Azam Khan’s testimony and Haren Pandya’s Murder

Khan also claimed that he had informed the CBI investigator in 2010, about Sohrabuddin’s role in the Pandya case.

Imran Khan Unveils Four Point Plan to Uplift Country in Malaysia

During his two day official visit to Malaysia, the prime minister that the incumbent government wanted to uplift the living standards of the poor and the downtrodden segments of the society by revamping governance and weeding out corruption.

Dissolved Assembly for the interest of People: Governor Satya Pal Malik

The governor had dissolved the assembly within few minutes citing that there were possibilities of a derailment of the ongoing panchayat elections.

Former CBI investigator alleges criminal-politician-police nexus behind Tulsiram and Sohrabuddin fake encounters

Talmadge also alleged that they “used criminals” (Sohrabuddin Shaikh, Tulsiram and Azam Khan) to open fire at the office of Popular Builders, Ahmedabad in 2004.

Former CBI officer claims Amith Shah benefited from the Soharabuddin’s murder

Mr. Thakur claimed that other than Mr Shah, former Deputy Inspector-General of the Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) D.G. Vanzara, former Superintendent of Police (Udaipur) Dinesh M.N., former Superintendent of Police (Ahmedabad) Rajkumar Pandiyan, and former Deputy Commissioner of Police (Ahmedabad) Abhay Chudasama had benefited from the encounter of Sohrabuddin.

Political Drama Ends in Jammu and Kashmir with Dissolving of Assembly

The governor whose term would end in March 2021, dissolved the assembly after the political parties staked claim to form the government.

PM Imran Khan Likely to Visit UAE for Economic Package

Presently, Pakistan is facing a current account deficit of $18billion.

Supreme Court Dismisses the Plea Alleging Custodial Torture of Talib Hussain

A bench comprising justices A M Khanwilkar and Deepak Gupta rejected the petition on the grounds that the petitioner failed to appear before the court despite the court's order.

Women activists hounded, attacked and transferred for trying to visit Sabarimala

Various Sangh Parivar affiliated organisations are behind these attacks on women activists.

Killers Of Avni Felicitated With A Statue

The felicitation was organised just a day after a post-mortem report contradicting the accounts of the hunters had come out.

Nine Phased Panchayat Polls Begin in Jammu and Kashmir

In the first phase, around 47 blocks would go for the polls, out of which 16 blocks are from Kashmir, 21 from Jammu and 10 from Ladakh region.

Pakistan Would Receive $3 Billion first Aid from Saudi Kingdom in a few Days

In an interview to a news channel, the Saudi envoy said that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia would release the amount of $3 billion in terms of the balance of payment.

Kathua Rape and Murder case: Family Removes Deepika Rajawat as lawyer

Rajawat was praised by activists and the civil circles for her ‘bravery’ earlier and was also given awards in this regard.

Alienation among Kashmiri Youth is more now: Omar Abdullah

The former chief minister, as well as the vice president of National Conference (NC) Omar Abdullah, said that Kashmir youth are more alienated today than they were in the early 1990s.

Basant Rath Transferred from IGP Traffic Jammu and Kashmir after an online tiff with...

In a tweet, Rath called had Mattu “cabbage” on the issue of Srinagar’s wetlands.

Palestinians Observe 14th Death Anniversary of Yasser Arafat

The Israeli government had attempted to assassinate Arafat many a time. Though all of them were unsuccessful, it has been alleged that Arafat was killed using poison.

Pakistan Celebrates 141st Birthday of National Poet Iqbal

Iqbal is also admired by Indians for writing the patriotic song Tarani-Hindi, popularly known as ‘Sare Jahan se Aacha’.

CSPEs Partially funded the Statue of Unity

The CAG report goes on to add that the contribution towards this project did not qualify as CSR activity as per schedule VII of the Companies Act 2013 as it was not a heritage asset.

Symbiosis Law School Suspends Students Over #Metoo Posts Against Professor

The students are fourth-year B.A LLB students at the campus who were asked to take down the post, apologise and were threatened with rustication by the University officials.

Kathua Rape and Murder Case: Crime Branch Presses Perjury Charges against the Witness

The session judge of Pathankot, Tejwinder Singh issued a show cause notice to Ajay Kumar to explain why an action shouldn’t be initiated against him.

Tigress Avni Killed By Infamous Hunter

The tigress is believed to have killed 13 people of which 5 were reported dead within 24 hours in August of this year.

Protest of BTC and TET qualified candidates crushed by police

The protesters were demanding that the government make appointments to vacant 27000 assistant teacher positions immediately.

PC Junaid Mattu Elected as Srinagar Mayor

Mattu was the former spokesperson of the National Conference (NC), who had resigned from the NC in September to contest for the Urban Local Bodies (ULB) polls.

Kewal Kumar Sharma is the New Advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Governor

The Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Satya Pal Malik appointed Kewal Kumar Sharma, a former bureaucrat, as his fourth advisor.

Kashmir Valley Receives First Snowfall in November after 9 Years

This is the fourth time since 2000 that the valley has recorded snowfall in November.

Missing Kashmiri Student from Sharda University Joins Militancy: Released Photo and Audio Clip

On Friday evening, the picture of Ehtisham, who was studying at Sharda University in Greater Noida showed up on social media platforms, wielding a gun with an audio message where he pledged his allegiance to the ‘Islamic State’ group led by Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi.

Kashmiri Student Missing from Sharda University: Family seeks the help of Governor

Earlier, Ehtisham was thrashed by goons in the same campus and in the ensuing shuffle, he was injured and hospitalized. According to Ehtisham’s father, Bilal Ahmad Sofi, all was well until October 4.

State Secretary of BJP and brother killed by unknown gunmen in Kishtwar

According to police sources, Anil Parihar, state secretary of BJP and his elder brother Ajit Parihar were returning home after closing their shop at Tappal Mohalla in Old Town, when unidentified attackers opened fire on them near the Veterinary hospital.

JRL to frame Joint Strategy to help Kashmiris amidst suppression from Indian forces

The JRL also strongly condemned the bloodshed, night raids, arrest spree of youth, thrashing of residents during CASO and damaging property at large scale across the Kashmir by the Indian forces present in the Valley.

Bhima Koregaon: Sudha Bharadwaj Arrested by Maharashtra Police

Sudha Bharadwaj, lawyer and activist, was arrested by the Maharashtra police on Saturday (27th October) in connection with the investigation of Elgar Parishad organised on December 31st prior to the 200th anniversary observation of Bhima Koregaon.

Militants Attack BSF Vehicle at Srinagar: Three Troops Injured

This is the third major attack in a week. Earlier, militants had attacked the army camp at Tral, in which two troops were killed and the CISF camp in Nowgam Srinagar, in which one officer was killed.

Central University Professors Send Mass Emails to President against Imposition of CCS Conduct Rules

Ever since the circular regarding the implementation of CCS conduct rules were sent to the universities, professors across universities have opposed the order enmasse.

Governor Exposed the Fraud Recruitment in Jammu and Kashmir Bank Creates Outcry

Talking to the reporter on Times Now, the governor said that the politicians in the previous BJP-PDP government had changed the entire selection list of candidates to accomodate their relatives and workers in the J&K Bank.

Who owns Sabarimala temple?

The head priest at Sabarimala temple had recently declared that he would shut down the shrine if any woman of the age group 10-50 were allowed to enter the temple and that he would hand-over the keys to the Pandhalam palace. This has sparked a debate on the ownership of the temple.

SFI Sweeps Pondicherry University Polls

This is the first time in the University’s history that SFI had won all the major posts, contesting alone.

Ensuring security for Panchayat Polls would be more challenging: JK Police

As per police sources, the panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir will be more challenging than the recently concluded municipal elections in terms of security.

Eight year old Mohammad Azeem killed in a fight in Delhi

According to CCTV footage, the children broke out into a fight and Azeem’s head hit a motorbike parked there where he died of internal bleeding.

Autonomy is the Best Way to Solve Kashmir Dispute: Omar Abdullah

Omar also said that the lack of infrastructure and unemployment is one the biggest problem in Kashmir and the people in the State were also suffering due to non-governance and lack of accountability.

Ready to talk with Hurriyat only when they stop taking advice from Pakistan: Governor

Speaking in an event at Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC), the Governor said that his job was to create a peaceful atmosphere in the Valley and facilitate talks between the Government of India and all stakeholders.

In Gujarat’s remote village, a pregnant wife fights a lone battle to find her...

Ashiyana Theba (22) came to Delhi from a remote village of Kutch, Gujarat. She is planning to fight until she finds her husband. She says, "PM Modi's Gujarat model is made up of blood and tears of poor people."

On the suspicion of love: Dalit man lynched in Rajasthan by upper-caste mob

20-year old Asaram Meghawal was asked to come over to meet Dinesh Singh, Shravan Singh and Anil, who are the residents of the same village, but belong to the landed dominant Rajput caste. As soon as Asaram reached their house, he was allegedly beaten up by Dinesh and others with sticks, sharp weapons and cycle chains.

Chintamani Slapped with False Accusation, Adani Suspected

Chintamani who had been forging a battle with Adani power plant at Godda was slapped with false accusation by the Godda Police Station officials.

Kashmir Valley Observes Shutdown to Mourn the Kulgam Killings

According to reports, people took to streets at several villages like Khudwani, Qaimoh, Hawoora, Poniwaha, Laroo and DH Pora and staged protests against the killing of seven civilians in a blast at gunfight site at Laroo village.

With the murder accused being granted bail, there is no justice for Junaid

The family’s fight for justice received major jolt as all the accused including the prime accused Naresh were given bail by the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Arrested Students and Faculty Members Released, Manipur University Returns to Normalcy After Months of...

After a series of meetings that happened between the Manipur government and protesting students, Manipur University students and faculty have been released from the Jail.

Submit Updated Bills with GST Number, Admin tells JNU Students Union

On the 12th of October, the 19 elected members of the JNU students’ union were issued a letter from the dean of students, Umesh Kadam, which stated that they violated a clause of the Lyngdoh committee which requires all candidates to submit an audited account of their election expenditure within two weeks of the declaration of results and that each candidate must submit bills with GST number failing which the election of the candidate shall be nullified.

AMU Revokes Suspension of Kashmiri Students

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Administration revoked the suspension of Kashmiri students who were also charged with sedition in relation to the protest march organised at AMU following the encounter of Manan Wani.

ABVP Paints Over Ambedkar and Rohith Portraits from Sukoon stage

After being elected as student union in University of Hyderabad, Akhila Bharatiya Vidya Parishad (ABVP) painted over the portraits of Dr B R Ambedkar and Rohith Vemula, where the annual University carnival Sukoon is held.

Journalists Were Thrashed By Forces at Fateh Kadal Gunfight Site

As per the journalists who were abused by the police, they had followed the orders of police and was well within the line that the police had drawn for them.

AMU Sedition Row: Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Discussed the Matter with the MHRD...

The Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Satya Pal Malik intervened in the AMU sedition row.

Boycott over Ballot is a clear Message to New Delhi: Joint Resistance Leadership

By rejecting the elections, the JRL said that the people of Kashmir have conveyed that they are under forcible control since 1947.

Fourth and Last Phase of Urban Local Body Poll Ends in Jammu and Kashmir

Overall, the voter turnout in the first three phases of the civic polls in the valley has been low.

Students of Kashmir University Marched in Solidarity with Aligarh Muslim University Students

A march was carried out by the students of Kashmir University, Hazratbal on Monday in support of the students who were suspended for organizing the funeral of Mannan Wani at Aligarh Muslim University.

AMU Scholar turned militant Manan Wani killed along with associate in Handwara Gunfight

Manan Wani, a PhD scholar of Aligarh Muslim University was killed along with his associate in a gunfight with security forces at Shatgund village of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara District on Thursday.

Kashmir records 3.5 percent turnout for third phase of ULB polls

In the third phase of urban local body polls, Kashmir valley recorded 3.5 percent turnout while Jammu witnessed 81.4 percent voter turnout.

ABVP goes frantic post-polls, Arson Violence Erupts at Allahabad University

According to reports, hostel rooms were set ablaze, bombs were hurled and clashes between student parties had broken out.

Mainstream parties question the impartiality of Governor’s office in J&K

The National Conference (NC) and the Congress questioned the impartiality of the Governor Satyapal Malik when he favoured the appointment of Junaid Azim Mattu as the Mayor of Srinagar.

Dismissed for Fictional Facebook Post, CUK Student Attempts Suicide

Akhil Thazhath, a second-year student of MA International Relations at Central University of Kerala who was expelled for his Facebook post, attempted suicide on Tuesday (9th Oct) morning.

Municipal Polls 2018 Second Phase: Kashmir Records the Lowest Turnout

While the capital Srinagar and South Kashmir’s Anantnag town witnessed a total boycott of the electoral exercise, the provinces of Jammu observed brisk polling throughout the day.

#HNLUKiAzaadi : How HNLU Students Managed to Overthrow their Corrupted VC

Students of HNLU were protesting since 27th August night demanding the resignation of the VC. It was on the same day that the High Court of Chhattisgarh passed a judgement citing that Mr. Pal singh, who was the vice chancellor had illegally extended his tenure by 5 years.

Delhi High Court Rules in Favour of Students: MPhil/PhD seats cannot be reduced

The verdict came after a case was filed by the Students Federation of India against the Indian Union.

ABVP wins all seats at Hyderabad University Student Polls

After eight long years, ABVP (Akhil Bharathiya Vidyarthi Parishad) at University of Hyderabad swept the polls at the University of Hyderabad (UOH). Aarti Nagpal, who won the presidential seat, is the second woman to be elected to the post in the university’s history.

Delhi High Court accepts CBI Closure Report for the case of Najeeb Ahmed

The CBI had maintained that they had not found credible evidence regarding Najeeb Ahmed being assaulted a night before his disappearance and therefore, the case could not proceed further. Accepting the contention, the Delhi High Court directed the counsel for Fatima Nafees, who is Najeeb Ahmed’s mother, to pursue the case in the trial court.

Urban Local Bodies Polls: Shutdown, Clashes Marks polling Day in Kashmir

While there were reports of stone pelting in some areas of northern Kashmir, a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate, Adil Ali Buhroo and a pregnant woman were injured in clashes during the first phase of urban local body elections
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