Terrorists should not expect flowers if they fire bullets: J&K Governor

SRINAGAR, October 17: Talking tough on terrorism, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has said militants don’t have “much of a shelf life” with more than 40 being killed since August and should not expect bouquets if they fire…

Kashmiri students defer decision to leave AMU en masse

ALIGARH, October 17: Kashmiri students at the Aligarh Muslim University have deferred their decision to surrender their degrees and leave the campus en masse Wednesday following revocation of the suspension order of the two students by the varsity. The suspension…

Slash cap on anonymous donations: EC to govt

New Delhi, October 17: The Election Commission has urged the government to slash the cap on anonymous donations to political parties from the present Rs 20,000 to Rs 2,000 to usher in more transparency, a move which comes months ahead…

Buddhist circuit project to be completed by 2020: Nitin Gadkari

NAGPUR, October 17: Union minister Nitin Gadkari said today that the ongoing project to develop Buddhist circuit in the country will be completed by 2020. He said the project, which will connect the places of importance of Buddha’s life, is…

Speech-impaired woman alleges rape by 4 Army men at Military Hospital

PUNE, October 17: A 34-year-old speech and hearing-impaired woman has accused four men working with the Army of raping and threatening her at a military hospital in Maharashtra three years ago, police said. The woman, employed at the Military Hospital…

“Lone Wolf” terror attacks a major challenge for India: Rajnath Singh

GURGAON, October 16: Threats posed by “lone wolf” attackers and “do it yourself’ terrorists are a major challenge for agencies tasked with ensuring security of the country, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today. Addressing commandos of the elite counter-terror…

Law Ministry endorses removal of time limit to report child sexual abuse: Maneka Gandhi

New Delhi, October 16: The Law Ministry has endorsed a proposal of the Women and Child Development Ministry to remove the time limit for reporting child sexual abuse, WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi said Tuesday. Maneka Gandhi had, on October 3,…

India needs strong, decisive Govt to maintain growth: Jaitley

NEW DELHI, October 16: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said India needs a strong and decisive leadership at the Centre to continue its high growth path and take swift decisions. Outlining the challenges for India, Jaitley said being a net…

NDRF, SDRF funds not sufficient, government plans ‘disaster tax’

New Delhi, October 16: A Group of Ministers (GoM) formed by the GST Council on Monday agreed that funding from the national and state disaster response funds — NDRF and SDRF — are not sufficient in case of disasters and…

Dalai Lama calls himself proud citizen of HP

Shimla, October 16: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Monday termed himself as a proud citizen of the Himachal Pradesh and student of the rich Indian tradition to express gratitude to the state Government and its people. In a video…