PIL in SC challenging Article 370 granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi, September 21: A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370 of the Constitution, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir and limits Parliament’s power to make laws concerning the…

Offenders can be prosecuted under 2 different laws: SC

New Delhi, September 21: A person can be prosecuted for an act or omission constituting an offence under two different laws but cannot be sentenced twice for the same offence, the Supreme Court has said. The court said Maharashtra Police…

Centre’s muscular policy not working in Jammu & Kashmir: Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar, September 21: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti Friday said the abduction and killing of three policemen in Shopian district is proof that the Centre’s muscular policy is not working in the state and dialogue seems a…

Shah accuses Rahul Gandhi of supporting ‘urban Naxals’

Raipur, September 21: BJP president Amit Shah Friday accused Congress chief Rahul Gandhi of supporting “urban Naxals” plotting to assassinate the prime minister and asked him to clarify his stand on the issue to people in poll-bound Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh…

Terrorists abduct, kill 3 policemen in Kashmir

Srinagar, September 21: Terrorists shot dead three policemen after abducting them from Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir early Friday, police said. The bodies were recovered from an orchard in Wangam area, more than a kilometre from the village the…

Sushma Swaraj to meet Pakistan Foreign Minister on the sidelines of UNGA in New York

NEW DELHI, September 20: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will be meeting her counterpart in Pakistan Shah Mehmood Qureshi on the sidelines of the upcoming United Nations General Assembly in New York. Confirming the development, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson…

Vatican temporarily relieves accused Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal of pastoral responsibilities

Kerala, September 20: The Vatican on Thursday temporarily relieved Franco Mulakkal, the Bishop of Jalandhar Diocese and accused in the rape of a nun, of his pastoral responsibilities, according to the Catholic Bishop Conference of India. The announcement comes just…

Jaitley attacks ‘Clown Prince’ Rahul over Rafale, claims every word said by him ‘false’

NEW DELHI, September 20: Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday accused Congress president Rahul Gandhi of spreading falsehood by ‘repeating concocted lies’ in connection with Rafale deal, and waiving loans given to 15 industrial houses. Slamming Rahul Gandhi’s continuous attack…

Jet Airways passengers suffer nasal bleeding as crew fails to control cabin pressure

New Delhi, September 20: Several passengers on a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Jaipur suffered nose and ear bleeding Thursday after the crew “forgot” to turn on a switch that controls cabin air pressure, officials said. “During climb, the…

“Nailed her lie” on Rafale, Defence Minister must resign: Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI, September 20: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today accused Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of “lying” on Hindustan Aeronautics Limited or HAL’s capability to build Rafale aircraft and demanded her resignation. The Congress chief took to Twitter to attack Ms…