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Amid Kashmir tensions, Shah chairs security meet

Amid Kashmir tensions, Shah chairs security meet

New Delhi, Aug 4: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday presided over a high-level security meeting amid escalating tensions in Jammu and Kashmir where a major security build up has sparked fears and tensions. The meeting was attended by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, Intelligence Bureau…

‘Amid tension, minorities in Kashmir must be assured’

‘Amid tension, minorities in Kashmir must be assured’

New Delhi, Aug 4:  In view of the prevailing tension in Kashmir, it is important to assure the minority communities living in the valley, said Secretary General of Kalhana Society Satish Mahaldar. “The minorities fear that certain vested interests and evil designed efforts may be targeted against them. Hence, the…

Shah chairs security meet with NSA, Home Secretary

Shah chairs security meet with NSA, Home Secretary

New Delhi, Aug 4:  Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday presided over a high-level security meeting amid escalating tensions in Jammu and Kashmir where a major security build up has sparked fears and tensions. The meeting was attended by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, Intelligence…

The army restructuring plan rolls out

The army restructuring plan rolls out

New Delhi, Aug 2:  The process of re-organisation of the Indian Army into a far more effective unit is finally underway as the plan to structure the headquarters and the forces on ground has been rolled out it in different stages. In the headquarter, around 300 officers are being redeployed…

Balakot lessons: India needs to upgrade its fighter fleet, gain tech advantage

Balakot lessons: India needs to upgrade its fighter fleet, gain tech advantage

New Delhi, Aug 2:  The Balakot air-strikes carried out by Indian Air Force (IAF) in February this year and Pakistans response thereafter, has brought into sharp focus Indias need for better military and technological edge over its enemies as far as defence capabilities are concerned. On February 26, Indian airplanes…

Pak to grant consular access to Jadhav, India evaluating proposal 

Pak to grant consular access to Jadhav, India evaluating proposal 

New Delhi/Islamabad, Aug 1:  Pakistan has decided to grant consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, a fortnight after the ICJ ruling, and has informed India about it. New Delhi confirmed on Thursday it has received the Pakistani proposal and said it will communicate with Islamabad through diplomatic channels. Amid…

Women will be ultimate sufferers of triple talaq law: AIMPLB

Women will be ultimate sufferers of triple talaq law: AIMPLB

Hyderabad, July 31:  Women will be the ultimate sufferers of the triple talaq legislation as they will be damaging their homes and causing harm to their husbands, Asma Zehra, the Chief Organiser of the women’s wing of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) said on Wednesday. In an…

Bill against Triple Talaq tabled in Rajya Sabha

Bill against Triple Talaq tabled in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, July 30:  A Bill which outlaws Triple Talaq was tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, moving a step closer to end the practice of instant divorce among Muslims. Introducing the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that though…

Cow strolls in IIT-B classroom; panel set up to probe

Cow strolls in IIT-B classroom; panel set up to probe

Mumbai, July 29:  A video of a stray cow entering a lecture hall at the IIT-Bombay campus has gone viral, embarrassing the authorities at the country’s premier institute of learning, here on Monday. When contacted, an IIT-B spokesperson said it was not clear from the undated video when or where…

Namaaz on road shouldn’t inconvenience others: Cleric

Namaaz on road shouldn’t inconvenience others: Cleric

Lucknow, July 29: All-India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) member and well known Sunni cleric Maulana Khalid Rashid Firangi Mahali has said that prayers should not be offered by causing inconvenience to anyone. Reacting to a controversy over namaaz on roads, he said, “Namaaz is prayer before Allah. It is…

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