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02-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Public Loot in the name of DD Kashir

Freelance TV professionals in Kashmir capital Srinagar are protesting lack of opportunities and withholding of previous payments due to them from Doordarshan Kendra, Srinagar for lack of funds from PrasarBharati. However, crores are being doled out to chosen few...

31-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Year 2018: A chronology of Kashmir killings

The year 2018 witnessed 501 killings in Jammu and Kashmir. Those who were killed included 116 Forces personnel including 55 Army soldiers and 10 policemen, 136 civilians and 249 militants.Here is the chronology of events of the year 2018.Jan 3: Unidentified...

30-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Anti-BJP parties come together but unlikely to form Federal Front

The anti-BJP front gained currency this year in the wake of BJP's defeats in Kairana, Phulpur and Gorakhpur parliamentary by polls in Uttar Pradesh by the coming together of SP, BSP and RLD and as 2018 winds up the parties are now emboldened to go for the...

28-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Year 2018: 495 people including 245 militants killed in Kashmir

Kashmir witnessed a bloodiest year in a decade. At least 495 people were killed due to militancy related incidents as well as cross border firing since January 2018. This year, people in Kashmir saw a couple of bloodies days.On April 1 alone, in three different...

26-Dec-2018 New Delhi

BJP veteran Laxmi Kanta Chawla roasts Modi, Goyal for 'apathy'

Former Punjab minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Laxmi Kanta Chawla has rapped Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal for alleged apathy towards the common man and asked them to forget about the "bullet" train.In a video...

23-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Around 150 militants operating in ‘fragile’ south Kashmir

There are around 150 militants operating in south Kashmir and mostly are locals, army said on Saturday. Addressing media after the culmination of a gunfight at Tral, leading to the killing of six militants, army’s GOC Victor Force, Major General Jhonson P...

20-Dec-2018 New Delhi

States’ Startup Ranking 2018 Announced

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) announced results of thefirst ever States’ Start-up Ranking 2018 at an event in New Delhi today. DIPP began this exercise from January, 2016.States have been identified as leaders across various categories...

19-Dec-2018 Srinagar

PDP in disintegration mode, Courtesy-arrogance of Mehbooba Mufti

The frustration and anger shown by some People’s Democratic Party leaders against Nayeem Akhtar and Pirzada Mansoor Hussain in December 10 crucial meeting has started showing the negative results for the party-that was once popular across Kashmir as well...

17-Dec-2018 New Delhi/Chandigarh

BJP, SAD hail Sajjan conviction, don't politicise, says Congress

The BJP, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and several other parties on Monday hailed the Delhi High Court verdict holding Congress leader Sajjan Kumar guilty in the 1984 killing of Sikhs and sentencing him to imprisonment for life, while the Congress said the matter...

17-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Key points in Sajjan Kumar verdict in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

The Delhi High Court made significant observations on Monday while convicting Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a case of anti-Sikh violence of 1984 and sentencing him to imprisonment for the remainder of his natural life: This was an extraordinary case where...

17-Dec-2018 Jammu/Srinagar

Permanent peace eludes J&K, as it has for last 30 years

It's been a fairly turbulent year in the state, both security-wise and politically. It saw more violence compared to last year, even though the security forces killed many militants, including some top commanders of militant outfits.There were 587 incidents...

16-Dec-2018

Can Rahul Gandhi's Hinduism succeed where bogus secularism failed?

It will be impossible to resist the temptation of attributing Congress gains in the three northern states to Rahul Gandhi's demonstrative adoption of Hinduism. In some measure, that is. There are two ways of looking at it. It is a trick which worked. Or...

14-Dec-2018 New Delhi

BJP accuses Gandhi of lies after SC verdict, Congress hits back

Buoyed by the Supreme Court relief to the government in the Rafale deal, BJP President Amit Shah and a battery of ministers attacked Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his campaign of "lies" and demanded an apology to the nation.However, Gandhi, hit back saying...

14-Dec-2018 Srinagar

‘Govt won’t supply sugar from next year’

Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, previously CAPD, is one of the historic departments of Jammu and Kashmir. Created in 1931 by Maharaja Hari Singh, the department was meant to ensure that the people of the state get ration and other amenities...

09-Dec-2018 Guwahati

Assam tea body slam 'chaiwala' Modi

The largest tea body of Assam on Sunday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who often refer to himself as a "chaiwala", for not being considerate towards the state's tea garden workers' plight and urged him to implement the promised minimum wage of Rs...

30-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Opposition displays unity at mega farmers rally

A massive farmers rally in the national capital on Friday turned into a show of opposition unity with leaders including Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accusing the Modi government of plunging the country into an...

27-Nov-2018

Location's the name of the game in competitiveness

In this globalised world, there are many voices cheerleading the belief that location holds no relevance in competition. This view, that globalisation, escalated by advances in technology, has created a borderless world is based on two phenomena -- tradability...

27-Nov-2018 Allahabad

Mela-themed images, slogans to adorn 1,600 Kumbh special rail coaches

Slogans such as "Kumbh chalo" set against images of Naga sadhus and people taking a dip atb the Prayag will feature on the coaches of the special trains the Indian Railways is set to run for the Ardh Kumbh Mela - the mega holy event that is slated to start next...

25-Nov-2018 Alwar (Rajasthan)

Congress 'delaying' Ram temple construction, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused the Congress party of adopting "delaying tactics" in the Supreme Court to create hurdles in the construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya and playing a "dangerous game" of threatening the judges with impeachment.Addressing...

25-Nov-2018 Ayodhya

Ayodhya tense ahead of 'Dharma Sabha'

Ayodhya is a fortress ahead of the 'Dharma Sabha' organised on Sunday by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) where prominent Hindu seers were likely to spell out their stand and strategy for construction of a grand Ram temple.The Uttar Pradesh administration has...

24-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Kashmir's mahagathbandhan depends on Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah

There has been an element of unseemly haste and even recklessness in some of the recent acts of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Such hurried initiatives have been seen in its impetuous bid to start the construction of the Ram temple as soon as possible and...

23-Nov-2018 Panaji

#MeToo discussion: All quiet on the IFFI front

India's #MeToo movement has been a raging point of discussion at most film-related red carpet events, press conferences and festivals. But not at the ongoing 49th International Film Festival of India.IFFI was "not designed that way", a top Ministry of Information...

23-Nov-2018

New-age realty advisories connect the dots across the chain

The hitherto unorganised brokerage space began witnessing massive changes in the latter half of the previous decade when numerous search and discovery platforms emerged on the Indian realty landscape. Equipped with super-powerful algorithms and high-end...

23-Nov-2018 New Delhi

India protests Pakistan's denial of consular access to Sikh pilgrims

India on Friday strongly protested Pakistan's denial of consular access to Sikh pilgrims visiting two gurdwaras there on the occasion of Gurpurab - the 549th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev."India has today lodged a strong protest...

22-Nov-2018 Jammu/Srinagar

Grand alliance unlikely again in J&K

The otherwise warring PDP, National Conference and Congress may have tried -- though failed -- to cobble a coalition in Jammu and Kashmir but they are unlikely to come together again.Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday night disappointed the hopes of the...

22-Nov-2018

Is Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna destined to remain a pipe dream?

Other than food and water, shelter forms the third most important component of the basic human requirements. It was fitting that the government turned its attention to that. It wasnt for the first time, though, and will definitely wont be the last. For years,...

21-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Will NC, PDP and Congress sink differences to form government in J&K?

Political grapevine in Jammu and Kashmir was agog on Wednesday that the Congress, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the National Conference (NC) are engaged in serious parleys to form a coalition government in the state.Reports here suggest that the three...

20-Nov-2018

Britons need a second chance to vote on Brexit

Divorces are always messy, but none have so much at stake as the separation of Britain from the European Union (EU).Almost two-and-a-half years after 52 percent of Britons who voted in favour of a Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May has managed to draft a deal...

18-Nov-2018 Kharar

Farmer Bhupinder Singh Reaping Huge Dividends

Breaking away from the wheat-paddy cycle and cultivating vegetables, a farmer named Bhupinder Singh son of Sardara Singh from village Bhupnagar, Tehsil Kharar, District SAS Nagar, has become a role model for several farmers of the area. He is now earning more...

17-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Was it necessary to kill Avni?

In November 2012, a tigress and her two cubs began a journey from their home in the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve, Uttar Pradesh. She had somewhat uncharacteristically left the forest. Over the next two years, this tigress is recorded to have travelled 260 km...

16-Nov-2018 Poonch

Six months after his funeral, man returns home in Poonch

It may sound bizarre but that is exactly what has happened in Mendhar area of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. A youth presumed dead nearly  six months ago walked back home on Friday.Muhammad Muzamil went missing from his home in Qasab village...

14-Nov-2018

Why are central bankers obsessed with inflation?

The battle between the Indian government and its central bank is neither new nor unique.Though the ongoing spat between the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the government can boast of multiple drivers, the most recent, and by all appearances a perennial...

14-Nov-2018

Investment policy: Looking at 2019 and beyond

Given the current economic scenario of India, it would be prudent to have our eyes on the pressing issues that need the attention of the government over the next six years. Policy changes, new policies and an environment that facilitates investment will be...

12-Nov-2018 Mumbai

October retail inflation falls to 3.31%, September IIP declines

India's October retail inflation went down to 3.31 per cent, while industrial output growth slipped to 4.5 per cent in September from a rise of 4.66 per cent in August, official data showed on Monday.As per the data released by the Central Statistics Office...

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