NIA has announced a bounty of Rs 10 lakhs on the Udhampur attack mastermind Abu Qasim and of Rs 5 lakh each on the other Pakistani militants, Abu Okasa and Zargham. According to officials, it was Qasim who allegedly arranged local transportation and accommodation for terrorist Mohammad Naveed and his accomplices.
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangha (RSS) on Wednesday advised the NDA government to take a decision on the one-rank, one-pension (OROP) demand of retired soldiers.
A nationwide strike on Wednesday was an "unprecedented" success, 10 major trade unions said on Wednesday, and asked the government to open fresh talks with them.
Life in Nepal, virtually ravaged by the recent quake in May this year, has once again come to a halt due to violent clashes between protesters and local police and army over the adoption of the new constitution ratified by its parliament.
Tech geeks and IT professionals at Shollanganallur, IT hub of Chennai, on Wednesday joined in the symbolic nation-wide strike by central trade unions with a two and half hour “awareness creation drive” to educate fellow IT workers of the pitiable state of working conditions for the employees in the sunrise sector.
The incident took place at a government primary school at Juggaur in Chinhat area of Lucknow on Wednesday. After the students had mid-day meal on Wednesday, they started feeling uneasy and complained of stomach ache.
Pakistan no longer enjoys global support on the Kashmir issue and cannot get backing for a referendum in the region from the UN Security Council, former Pakistani envoy to the US Husain Haqqani has said.
In the first sentencing in the 2010 Commonwealth Games scam, a Delhi court on Wednesday sent five people, including four MCD officials, to prison.
Ex-servicemen on Wednesday blamed Union finance minister Arun Jaitley for the impasse in the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) issue and said their protest will continue till their demand is met.
As the battle for Bihar intensifies and verbal volleys get shriller, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief minister Nitish Kumar engaged in yet another spat after a BJP rally in Bhagalpur on Tuesday. While Modi was very critical of Kumar at the rally, the chief minister tried to pick holes in the PM’s arguments. Here’s what the two leaders had to say:
A Mumbai Police team on Wednesday seized a laptop and papers related to bank accounts and investments of Sanjeev Khanna, Indrani Mukerjea's former husband and a co-accused in the Sheena Bora murder case.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior leaders of the BJP began a crucial three-day coordination meet with the RSS top brass to discuss a host of issues including the 'one rank one pension' demand raised by army veterans.
Cities across West Bengal were deserted since early on Wednesday as the state shut down because of a day long strike called by central trade unions to protest against the Centre’s proposed labour reforms. There were a few incidents of violence in districts such as Birbhum and Murshidabad, where supporters of the ruling Trinamool Congress were accused of unleashing violence on CPI-M workers.
West Bengal is taking its battle for the rasogolla with Odisha to another level by claiming a Geographical Indication (GI) for syrupy sweet.
The 24-hour, nationwide strike by 10 trade unions on Wednesday to protest against changes in labour laws and privatisation of PSUs has crippled life in many parts of the country.