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Do Not Harass the Families of Militants: High Court Directs to Security Forces and...

Advocate Mir Shafaqat Hussain along with Mir Wajid submitted before the court that “a militant holds a gun, his family cannot be victimized; their right to life and liberty is an individual right under Article 21 of the Indian Constitution.”

Aligarh Encounter: Mothers demand justice for their innocent sons who were murdered by UP...

The police gave them 100 INR for conveyance. Heena and Shabana went to the hospital only to find their children's dead bodies being dumped in the morgue of the hospital. Shabana recalled tearfully, "the bodies were battered and injured. Their faces were swollen. There were bloodstains on their faces."

Talib Hussain Faces Death Threats in Police Custody

A jail inmate who was with him was released last week. He confirmed that the assistant superintendent of the police (SP) and others are hatching a plot to kill him before his next hearing on September 25.

UP government harassment of Dr. Kafeel Khan continues

The relentless attack on Dr. Kafeel Khan and his family by the Yogi Adityanath led UP government continues, as he has been arrested and put in Gorakhpur jail once again along with his brother Adeel Khan.

40000 Additional Forces deployed for 2018 civic Polls

the additional 40,000 soldiers would be primarily deployed for “area domination”, night patrolling and security for contestants if needed.

Step-Mother and Step-Brother in Uri Rape and Murder case says Police

According to police, the minor girl was first gang-raped and later on murdered with an axe. The eyes of the girl were also gouged out and her body was sprinkled with acid.

Threats and Abductions in South Kashmir: Three Cops Killed in Shopian

As per the locals from Wangam village that they spotted the bodies of policemen early in the morning. They informed the district police, who reached to the spot and took the bodies to the district hospital for medical formalities.

Muharram Procession restricted in Srinagar

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar when Muslims commemorate the martyrdom of Imam-i-Hussain, the grandson of the Prophet Mohammad.  The Shia sect of Muslims celebrated the Muharram as the martyrdom of Imam Hussain and his family in Karbala in 61AH/680CE. 

Governor, Mehbooba Mufti and Farooq Abdullah Pay Tribute to Karbala Martyrs

the Governor said that Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions sacrificed their lives for upholding the high values of truth, justice and righteousness.

Mosque in Sheetala Colony Sealed After Complaints from Hindutva Groups

Gurgaon was in news this year when Hindutva groups disrupted Friday prayers in open spaces by the Muslims. Back then, they threatened the permanent closure of Friday prayers by Muslims in the open, citing traffic hassles. However, most of these prayers were held in parks, barren lands, or lanes which hardly caused any traffic problem

Governor Promises Corruption Free Governance in the Jammu and Kashmir

I have kept the doors of Raj Bhavan open for the public. They can come and meet me any time,” he said, adding that he won’t hesitate to meet people even at midnight. He said that he would “respectfully” listen to the complaints and grievances of the general public.

Rajnath Singh Appeals to all Mainstream Parties of J&K to not Boycott Civic Polls

the Home minister appealed the political parties to contest the upcoming panchayat and urban local polls instead of boycotting them. This will provide an opportunity for them to interact with the people and would work for the development of the state. 

Doctors inform Court that Aasifa was sexually assaulted

Till now,  54 witnesses have deposed before the court in the ongoing trial in the brutal rape and murder of the 8-year old girl who was repeatedly assaulted before being killed at a village in Jammu Kashmir's Kathua district in January.

Dilbag Singh Replaces S P Vaid as DGP in J&K

Vaid's services have been placed at the disposal of the General Administration Department for further posting as state transport commissioner. S P Vaid, an IPS officer of 1986 batch, was appointed as the DGP by the previous PDP-BJP government.

Chief Electoral Officer Announces Date for 9-Phased Panchayat Polls in J&K

The chief electoral officer Shaleen Kabra on Sunday announced the timetable for panchayat polls in the state, even as he assured that the government will provide a "security environment" to the contestants.

Bollywood Can Reconstruct Kashmir By Removing Trust-Deficit Among Tourists: Manoj Bajpayee

The film shootings in Kashmir can also help overcome the negative image of the Valley created by its wrong portrayal by some sections of media. He further said that the film shootings in the Valley can help remove the “trust-deficit” among the tourists. 

Joint Resistance Leadership Launches Social Media Campaign Ahead Of Polls

Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said that the people of Kashmir were not interested in any election and the Joint Resistance Leadership would soon start a sustained election boycott campaign on social media with only one key slogan ‘no election, only right to self-determination’.

Uttar Pradesh government had no choice but to release Chandra Shekhar Azad

They knew they cannot defend the imposition of NSA on him any longer and therefore Yogi tried to feign magnanimity by releasing him a month before his due date. They are desperate because of the Dalit votes slipping away from them. But look how scared they are of him. They deliberately made this entire process very quick and released him in the midnight to prevent even greater masses of people to reach the jail gate when he had walked out.

CUK Suspends Professor for Facebook Post, Students Condemn “Admin Fascism”

While ASA, CUK unit responded that, "University administration has never been student friendly. Delimiting student voices of criticism with oppression has been the Sanghi administration's way of disrespecting the constitutional right to freedom of opinion and expression.”

Kashmir DGP directs officers to prepare for smooth panchayat elections

Singh, who was recently appointed as State’s new police chief, held the security review meeting on ULB and Panchayat polls with the Senior Superintendents of Police and Deputy Inspectors General of Police IG's of Kashmir Zone through video conference at Police Control Room here.

Journalist bodies of Kashmir Valley Protested against the Arrest of Asif Sultan

Asif was detained illegally for six days without any charges against him. We demand that the officers concerned be held responsible and action is taken against them for arresting a journalist.

How Sangh Parivar is infiltrating Kerala’s Central Universities

The latest incident to be added to the series is the dismissal of Akhil on the Facebook post and the removal of Professor Prasad Pannian from the position of HoD of English and Comparative Literature Department. Prasad had put up a post extending solidarity to Nagaraju, which university found was against its interests.

CBI seeks closure on the case of missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed

Najeeb Ahmed, a student from the School of biotechnology in JNU, joined the University in July 2016. A resident of the Mahi Mandavi hostel, Najeeb reportedly was beaten up by the activists belonging to the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) at night between 14th and 15th October in his hostel.

CUK Dismisses Student for Facebook Post

Political parties within the campus have strongly condemned and protested the decision of the admin.

Instagram Adds six new Superzoom Effects to Make Your Stories More Dramatic

Now, you will have new Superzoom effects to add to your Instagram stories.

US Facing ‘Genuine Constitutional Crisis’, Says John Kerry

Amid the turmoil in the Donald Trump administration since the revelations in Bob Woodward's book, followed by a berating op-ed in the New York Times, former Secretary of State, John Kerry on Thursday said that the US is facing "a genuine constitutional crisis."

Will Have Ethanol Industry Worth 1 lakh crore in 5-7 Years, Says Gadkari

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that India will have an ethanol industry worth Rs 1 lakh crore within the next five to seven years.

Kovind Stresses on Improving India-Czech Economic Ties

President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday stressed on strengthening economic ties between India and the Czech Republic during his three-day visit to the central European country.

5 Dead, 21 Injured After bus Falls Into Gorge in Uttarakhand

Five people were killed and eighteen others were injured after a bus fell into a 50-feet deep gorge near Mohanri in Uttarakhand's Almora districts on Thursday.

Oscars Takes Down ‘Popular’ Category for its 91st Edition

After weeks of criticism, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has now officially decided not to introduce the new 'popular' category at the 91st Oscars, which is slated to take place in 2019.

US Calls for Fair Elections in Maldives, Warns of Sanctions

The United States on Wednesday expressed its concerns over the "continued democratic backsliding" in the Maldives and warned the island nation it would take "appropriate measures" against those undermining fair electoral process and democracy.

Cordon, clashes and killing of 26 year old youth in Pulwama by the Indian...

Fayaz Ahmad Wani, 26, son of Mohammad Ahsan Wani, of Chewa Kalan who was critically injured after the government forces fired at him during clashes which, as per locals, erupted in the village when some youth pelted stones at the government forces.

Man Commits Suicide After being Publicly Humiliated by a Mob

Kerala has a history of two mob lynchings this year. On February 23rd of this year, Madhu, an Adivasi man from Attappadi was lynched to death by a mob on charges of stealing food. Manik Roy, a migrant worker from Bengal was also killed in a similar fashion in Kollam district

Nine-year-old girl was found dead in a forest near Uri.

The deceased was identified as Muskan Jan, the daughter of Mushtaq Ahmad Ganaie, of Trikanjan, was missing since August 23. The girl, according to her father, had gone to the market and never came back home.

Relatives Of Talib Hussain Allege ‘Fake Rape Case’ By State

Earlier,his estranged wife Nusrat Bibi had accused him of domestic violence and dowry demands and a case was filed against him in June. The present complaint of attempt to rape was made by his estranged wife's sister in law

Prominent Journalist Shujaat Bukhari’s Murder In Srinagar Overshadows UN Report on Kashmir

Shujaat Bhukari has survived multiple attempts to his life earlier in his career. On Thursday June 14, 2018, he was shot dead in close range as he stepped out of his office in Srinagar. He was the Editor-in-Chief for 'Rising Kashmir'.

Kathua Rape Case: Seven Accused Are Charged With Rape and Murder

An eight year old girl's brutal murder inside a temple in Jammu and Kashmir had shocked many. There were massive protests in Kashmir region and in India demanding for justice. Out of the 8 accused, all 7 has been framed with charges for murder and rape

Residents Of Mahul, A Rehabilitation Story Of Mumbai Slums, Episode 2

Mumbai: In 2009, the Bombay High Court ordered the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to remove slums along the main water pipelines in the city and keep a 10-m buffer zone around them. Around 1000 houses...

Residents Of Mahul, A Rehabilitation Story Of Mumbai Slums, Episode 1

Anjana Goswami, a slum dweller, who was rehabilitated to Mahul talks about the illness gripping her family

Srinagar Youth Mowed Down By CRPF Vehicle After Friday Prayer

Indian Army vehicle mows down two youth, ramming the vehicle into a crowd of protestors. Civilian Deaths even after cease fire continues to rise in Kashmir region.

Photo Journalist From Kashmir Valley Faces Online Harassment

“While coming back, I got to know that militants were trapped in Shopian. I left for the spot from the Press Enclave, Srinagar. At the gunfight site, locals gathered around me. I was told that we go to the gunfight sites to earn money. They asked me to go home,” she said, adding that they were stuck between the army and the protestors. That was when she had started clicking pictures and a fellow photojournalist captured the moment.

Jamati-e-Islami District President Ganderbal Booked under PSA

Srinagar The district president of Jammat-e-Islami (Ganderbal Unit) Bashir Ahmad Lone was booked Public Safety Act.  According to police, Lone, a resident of Saidapora Harwan, was booked for delivering hate speech during the funeral prayer...

General Bipin Rawat’s Statement on Kashmir’s Azadi Draws Flak

“The British forces like the Indian forces had all the means and methods to keep India occupied. But yet they had to abdicate because the will and desire of the people to be free to choose their destiny and be masters of their fate is stronger than every military power”.

Kashmiris Condemn The Unfortunate Death of a Tourist

“Deeply saddened by the news of the death of a tourist due to stone pelting. Condemn such hooliganism and rowdiness. It is totally against our ethos of treating tourists as respected guests and brings a bad name to the people’s movement,”

China's Consulate General Says Doklam Stand-off Will not be Solved Overnight

Chinese Consulate General in Kolkata Ma Zhanwu on Monday said issues like Doklam stand-off and other Indo-China bilateral problems will not be solved overnight.

5 Tehreek-I-Taliban Pakistan Members Bailed in Benazir Bhutto's Assassination Case

Five members of Tehreek-I-Taliban Pakistan arrested on grounds of allegedly conspiring to assassinate Pakistan People's Party chairperson and former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007 have been granted a bail.

Denied Mortuary Van, man Carries Wife's Body on Shoulder

Another incident of medical apathy come has to fore, where a man carried his wife's body on his shoulder in the absence of a hearse van in Uttar Pradesh's Budaun city.

Mukesh, Nita Ambani Host Star-studded Party Post Daughter's Engagement

Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani hosted a party for their daughter Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal who got engaged over the weekend.


Aligarh Muslim University has turned out to be the centre of media attention within the past two to three days.  All of it began with the forced entry of Hindu Yuva Vahini Members into the central university with the help of police. The clash that happened resulted in 65 students being injured. Here is all that you need to know about how the row unfolded in the university.

Siddaramaiah Responds to Prime Minister's Allegations Over Mahadayi Dispute

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations over the Mahadayi river dispute and said that the decision over the issue has to be taken by the Prime Minister, and not former Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

Salman's Plea for Suspension to be Heard on July 17 in Blackbuck Case

Bollywood actor Salman Khan's plea for suspension of sentence in the 1998 Blackbuck poaching case has been scheduled for hearing on July 17.

Man in BJP's 'Martyr' List Alive, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Continues to Cite Flawed...

A list of 'martyrs' prepared by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker and MP (Member of Parliament) from Udupi, Shobha Karandlaje that is being used as a major charge against Congress during Karnataka assembly elections has a 'martyr' who is alive, it has now been found.

Facebook's Upcoming Dating Service Will not Have ads

At the annual F8 2018 developer's conference, one of the most interesting announcements to come from Facebook was the launch of a new dating service within the social network.

Atrocities on Dalits did not Occur During Vajpayee's Rule, Says Congress

Days ahead of the Karnataka Assembly Election, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said that during former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's rule incidents of mob lynching and atrocities on Dalits did not happen.

Civilian Deaths Continue in Srinagar

In the aftermath, a civilian was mowed down by a military Police Vehicle, near Safa Kadal area of Srinagar. The injured civilian was shifted to Shri Maharaja Hari Singh (SHMS) hospital for treatment, where he succumbed to death later. The deceased was identified as Adil Ahmad Yadoo of Gasi Mohalla Safa Kadal.

Security Upped After Bomb Threat to Palaniswami's House

The security has been beefed up at Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami's residence in Chennai after a bomb hoax call.

World's First Ladies Special Train Turns 26

The world's first 'ladies special' suburban train which started between Mumbai's Churchgate and Borivali stations on the Western Railway (WR), completed 26 years on Saturday.

Hotelier Donates Emergency Room to Jaipur's Eternal Hospital

Indian-American businessman Sant Singh Chatwal, along with his wife, Daman Chatwal, donated an 11-bed Emergency Department at Jaipur's Eternal Multi-specialty hospital.

Case Registered Against RJD MP's College for Altering India's map

A case has been registered here against a medical college belonging to a Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)'s Member of Parliament for having an altered map of India on the college's prospectus.

Internet Shutdown in Aligarh After Hindu Fundamentalists' Attack on AMU Students

While Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students are still staging protests against the attack on them by Hindu fundamentalists under the banner called Hindu Yuva Vahini, an internet shutdown has been put in effect in Aligarh. Yuva Vahini supporters had entered the campus with guns and other weapons with the support of the police on Tuesday

Siddaramaiah Questions PM Over his Leader's Corruption Cases

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday tweeted a tongue-in-cheek reply to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark on the Karnataka government being corrupt.

Terrorist Gunned Down in Jammu and Kashmir's Chattabal Encounter

A terrorist was gunned down during an encounter with security forces in Chattabal area of Srinagar on Saturday.

Zardari may Ally With Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf for Pakistan Elections

Ahead of the general elections in Pakistan, former president Asif Ali Zardari said that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) may forge an alliance with Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

Turkey Will Remain in Syria's Afrin for Security Purpose

Turkish forces will remain in Syria's Afrin region that was recently liberated from the control of Kurdistan Workers' Party (PYD/PKK), Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.

Jaish-e-Mohammed Directs its Cadres to Strengthen `jihad' in Kashmir

Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed has directed its cadres to step up and intensify its ' Jihad ' in Jammu and Kashmir.

Kerala's Crisis-ridden Cashew Industry Leaves Lakhs of Workers Jobless

The cashew industry in Kerala has lately been facing a crisis, as over 90 percent of the factories have shut down, leaving lakhs of workers unemployed.

Katihar SP's Deputation to CBI Cancelled

Siddharth Mohan Jain's four-year central deputation with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been cancelled after he opened fire during his farewell ceremony as Katihar Superintendent of Police (SP).

73 Days Have Passed but the TISS Students' Strike is far From Over

For 73 days, students of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) have been on strike. TISS administration seems to be blissfully ignorant of the fact considering the latest news from the campus. TISS administration has asked the new batch of students to pay upfront fee of Rs. 12,500 from SC/ ST and around Rs. 27,000 from OBC (NC)) GOI PMS students

SC Refuses to Interfere in Journalist Upendra Rai's Arrest

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to interfere in the arrest of senior journalist Upendra Rai by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for his alleged role in dubious financial transactions of over Rs 100 crores. The court deferred the case.

India's Meteorological Department Predicts Thunderstorm for Several States

In the wake of the dust storms that swept through Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, claiming over 60 lives in the two states, the India Meteorological Department, on Friday, released a statement forecasting thunderstorms and gusty winds in several Indian states.

Dr. Abdus Salam's Name to be Dropped From Pakistan University's Physics Department

Pakistan's National Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution to rename the Physics department of Quaid-e-Azam University in Islamabad, which was named after Pakistani physicist Dr Abdus Salam, belonging to minority Ahmadiyya community.

Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski Kicked out of Oscar's Academy

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has expelled stand-up comedian and actor Bill Cosby and director Roman Polanski from its membership, following allegations of sexual harassment against both of them.

Bihar Governor Vows to Uproot Fake B.Ed Degrees' Racket

Lashing out at colleges for providing fake B.Ed degrees in the state, Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik on Thursday said there is hardly any politician who is not associated with such institutions.

Muslim Man Killed by Hindu Woman's Family Using Their Love Relationship As Pretext

Saif Ali, a Muslim youth was killed by a Hindu family in Bikaner, Rajasthan on Tuesday, May 2, 2018. The pretext to the murder is slated to be the romantic relationship Saif Ali and the woman of the Hindu family were involved in. The family had tried to to make the woman cut her relationship with Ali and had fixed her marriage with a man from the Hindu community for reaching this goal

Stone Pelting on School Bus in Kashmir’s Shopian District, Children Hospitalised

Some miscreants pelted stones at a school bus and injured two students yesterday in Shopian district of Kashmir. The attack on the bus happened around 9:30 am at Zavoora village. The bus was taking students of Rainbow International School located at Deegam, Batpora. The miscreants were sitting on a hilltop and stoned at the bus which caused injuries to two students. Both of the students got head injuries and were admitted in district hospital, Shopian

Karnataka Polls, a Case Study for BJP's Collusion Politics, Says Andhra CM

"Karnataka election is a case study for Bharatiya Janata Party's collusion politics," said Telugu Desam Party (TDP) National President and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu during a committee meeting held with the party leaders here on.

Khalistani Sikh Body Threatens Punjab's Jail Minister

The U.S. based pro-Khalistan Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) has threatened an elected representative in Punjab state over his disagreement on a demand for a separate homeland for Sikhs.

Renaming Dyal Singh College Will Hurt Sikh's Sentiments, Says Harsimrat Badal

Union Minister for Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Thursday downplayed the decision of the management of Dyal Singh College to rename the college as "Vande Mataram College", adding that it would hurt the sentiments of the Sikh community.

Jammu and Kashmir, a Victim of Terror-supporting Pakistan's Proxy War, Says Expert

The state of Jammu and Kashmir is clearly a victim of a deliberate proxy war engineered and promoted by a terrorist-supporting Pakistan, a well known writer on Kashmiri affairs has claimed

Trump's Lawyer in Russia Probe Replaced

White House lawyer Ty Cobb, who had been the United States administration's point person dealing with the Russian meddling investigation, has been replaced with Emmet Flood, The New York Times reported.
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