- Aug 03, 2015 22:15 IST
Two of the seven Indians with Islamic State are from Mumbai's outskirts - Kalyan, and one is an Australia-based Kashmiri. Four others joined the Jihadist group from Telangana, Karnataka's capital Bengaluru, Oman and Singapore.
- Aug 03, 2015 22:09 IST
Naga peace deal signed between NSCN-IM and Indian government by Thuingaleng Muivah in presence of Narendra Modi.
- Aug 03, 2015 21:59 IST
One of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland’s (NSCN-IM) prime preconditions for resolving the peace process was the integration of all Naga-inhabited areas. Referred to as Greater Nagaland, its map includes five hill districts of Manipur, two of Arunachal Pradesh and large swathes of Assam bordering Nagaland.
- Aug 03, 2015 21:57 IST
Meetings between Shatrughan Sinha and Nitish Kumar had created a controversy, putting the BJP in an embarrassing situation. But Sinha denied reports of any plans of leaving BJP and also that he is seeking a JD(U) ticket for his wife Poonam Sinha in the upcoming Bihar elections.
- Aug 03, 2015 21:22 IST
Former state minister Ghulam Hassan Mir on Monday claimed that glamour in militancy is returning in Kashmir with youth taking up guns in huge numbers.
- Aug 03, 2015 21:14 IST
As reactions to the government’s move to block porn sites rose to a crescendo on Monday, top communications ministry officials said it was merely meant to comply with the Supreme Court’s observations and not to curtail internet freedom.
- Aug 03, 2015 21:00 IST
Former Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Babu Patel alias Babu Bajrangi, a convict of 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case, on Monday returned to the Sabarmati jail after spending one hundred days out on temporary bail.
- Aug 03, 2015 20:11 IST
On the intervening night of August 3 and 4, 1998, 19 people were killed allegedly by security forces in their homes in Salian village of Poonch district in Jammu region. In November 2012, HC ordered a re-investigation of the case by the CBI when the state government informed the court that the case had been closed but it failed to produce the closure report before the court.
- Aug 03, 2015 19:38 IST
The Narendra Modi government has decided to withdraw almost all the changes to the land acquisition law, including the ones on consent clause, after it failed to push the legislation through Parliament, reports said Monday.
- Aug 03, 2015 18:50 IST
The NDA government and the NSCN-IM on Monday signed a peace accord aimed at ending India’s longest running insurgency, capping protracted peace talks that began in 1997.
- Aug 03, 2015 18:22 IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday suspended 25 members of the Congress for five days for causing "grave disorder" in Parliament and for "persistently, wilfully obstructing" the House". Will the Speaker's action will help Parliament function?
- Aug 03, 2015 17:47 IST
Tariq Khosa, who was made head of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) weeks after the assault that killed 166 people, acknowledged that the trial of the seven men charged for the attacks had “lingered on for far too long” and Pakistan must ensure the “perpetrators and masterminds...are brought to justice”.
- Aug 03, 2015 17:02 IST
Even as the debate over the merits and demerits of the government's move to ban more than 800 pornographic websites rages on, the notification itself has led to an unfortunate (fortunate for some) and unintended side effect.
- Aug 03, 2015 17:19 IST
Former Louis Berger vice-president Satyakam Mohanty was on Monday arrested in connection with the pay-off scandal involving the New Jersey-based consultancy firm that is charged with bribing Indian officials to win two major water developmental projects in Goa and Guwahati, police said.
- Aug 03, 2015 17:10 IST
The Shiv Sena on Monday adopted an aggressive tone over the debate on 'Hindu terrorism' and said India is "one hundred per cent a Hindu nation" and the community has no reason to spread terror in its own country.