‘Dalai Lama free to carry out religious activities in India’

New Delhi, March 2: An official government spokesperson on Friday clarified that Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has been “accorded all freedom to carry out his religious activities in India.” The clarification comes in the wake of reports that…

BJP yet to respond to law panel on uniform civil code

New Delhi, March 2: The BJP is yet to respond to a questionnaire sent by the Law Commission of India in October 2016 to seek its views on the uniform civil code (UCC) despite being a strong votary of the…

At least 12 Maoists, 1 Greyhounds commando killed in encounter

Hyderabad, March 2: At least 12 Maoists, including Telangana state secretary of CPI(Maoist), his wife and a Greyhounds commando, died in a major encounter near the Chhattisgarh-Telangana border during the early hours of Friday. The incident occurred near Tadpala and…

Militant returns home after mother’s appeal

JAMMU, March 2: A boy, who joined militancy in Kashmir, has returned home on Friday following an appeal by his mother, a senior police official said. “Another young boy responding to the appeals of crying mother returned to the fold…

India-China border situation sensitive, has potential to escalate: Subhash BhamreNational

India-China border situation sensitive, has potential to escalate: Subhash Bhamre

NEW DELHI, March 1: Eight months after the Doklam standoff, junior defence minister Subhash Bhamre on Thursday said the situation along India’s border with China is “sensitive” and it has the potential to escalate. “At the Line of Actual Control…

Sharad Yadav may have to refund salary if he remains disqualified: HCNational

Sharad Yadav may have to refund salary if he remains disqualified: HC

New Delhi, March 1: The Delhi High Court today observed that former JD(U) president Sharad Yadav may have to refund the salary drawn by him during the pendency of his petition challenging his disqualification as a Rajya Sabha member, if…

Kharge rejects PM invite to Lokpal meet;  objects special invitee tagNational

Kharge rejects PM invite to Lokpal meet; objects special invitee tag

New Delhi, March 1: Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge has declined Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation to attend the Lokpal Selection Committee meeting taking strong objection to the ‘special invitee’ status that would not allow him to contribute to the discussion.…

Centre must take steps for comprehensive talks with Pakistan: Karat

New Delhi, March 1: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Thursday said that the government should shed its “confrontationist stance” and initiate talks for resumption of a comprehensive dialogue with Pakistan. In the editorial in the latest edition of…

Catholic priest stabbed to death in Christian pilgrim centre in Kerala

Kochi, March 1: Senior Catholic priest and rector of a famous Christian pilgrim centre in Malayattoor near here, Fr Xavier Thelakkat, was today stabbed to death allegedly by a former sacristan of the parish, police said here. The incident occurred…

Action against terrorism not against any religion: PMNational

Action against terrorism not against any religion: PM

New Delhi, March 1: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said action against terrorism and radicalisation is not against any religion, but aimed at countering a mindset that leads the young to inflict atrocities on innocents Complete welfare and inclusive…