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10 Pakistan-based militants who misused cross-LoC trade identified

10 Pakistan-based militants who misused cross-LoC trade identified

New Delhi, April 24:  The cross-LoC trade, which India suspended last week, was being used by at least 10 Pakistan-based militants to send weapons, fake currency and narcotics into Jammu and Kashmir with the intent of fuelling terrorism in the state, investigations by the security agencies have found. The 10…

10 voters drop dead in Kerala during LS polls

10 voters drop dead in Kerala during LS polls

Thiruvananthapuram, April 23:  At least 10 deaths were reported from various places in Kerala on Tuesday while polling was underway for 20 Lok Sabha seats in the state. However, the Election Commission said it had nothing to do with voting. The state poll panel asked the district collectorate to compile…

Decide on TikTok by Wednesday, or ban ends: SC

Decide on TikTok by Wednesday, or ban ends: SC

New Delhi, April 22:  The Supreme Court on Monday gave an ultimatum to the Madras High Court saying the interim ban on TikTok video streaming app will end if the high court did not decide on it by April 24 The top court’s direction came after counsel Abhishek Manu Singhvi…

India’s nuclear weapons not for ‘Diwali’, asserts Modi

India’s nuclear weapons not for ‘Diwali’, asserts Modi

Barmer, April 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that India is no longer afraid of Pakistan’s nuclear threats as today it is among the world powers with capability to carry out nuclear attacks across all three media – land, water, and air. Addressing a poll rally here, he said:…

Pakistan, India must change to normalize ties: Chidambaram

Pakistan, India must change to normalize ties: Chidambaram

New Delhi, April 21:  Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Sunday said that if India wants to change Pakistan’s behaviour towards it, it should examine and change some of its conduct towards the neighbouring country. The former Finance Minister, speaking at a discussion on national security at ‘Beyond politics: Debating a…

26/11 response would have averted Pulwama: Modi

26/11 response would have averted Pulwama: Modi

New Delhi, April 20:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said Pulwama terror attack would not have happened if a strong reply was given after the terror attack in Mumbai in November 2008. He also noted that the aerial strike on a terror camp in Balakot was successful with Pakistan…

Why TikTok ban may not have the desired results

Why TikTok ban may not have the desired results

New Delhi, April 17:  With crores of people in India already using TikTok and all of them having the option to share the app with others, blocking its access on Google Play Store and Apple App Store may not have the desired results, say experts. TikTok, which is very popular…

Sex on pretext of marriage is rape, rules SC

Sex on pretext of marriage is rape, rules SC

New Delhi, April 15:  The Supreme Court has ruled that sex on the pretext of marriage is rape and a blow to the honour of a woman. A bench of Justices L. Nageshwara Rao and M.R. Shah in their recent judgement observed that rape offends a woman’s dignity and esteem,…

Youth killed while making Tik Tok video with pistol

Youth killed while making Tik Tok video with pistol

New Delhi, April 14:  A youth was allegedly shot dead by his friend when they posed with a pistol to film a video on Tik Tok, a poular mobile app, the police said on Sunday. The incident occurred on Saturday night when the deceased, Salman, went for a drive to…

No bar on media from publishing ‘secret’ documents: SC

No bar on media from publishing ‘secret’ documents: SC

New Delhi, April 10:  The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that the media was well within its rights to publish Rafale-related documents, thereby rejecting a government claim that it cannot and would face action for doing so. “There is no provision in the Official Secrets Act and no such provision…

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