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HC to hear plea against Mehbooba, Omar on Friday

HC to hear plea against Mehbooba, Omar on Friday

New Delhi, April 10:  The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking a ban on Kashmiri leaders Mehbooba Mufti, Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah from participating in the Lok Sabha elections will be heard on Friday (April 12). A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon…

NIA questions Hurriyat’s Mirwaiz for 3rd day

NIA questions Hurriyat’s Mirwaiz for 3rd day

New Delhi, April 10:  The National Investigation Agency (NIA) questioned Hurriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq for a third consecutive day on Wednesday in connection with a terror funding case, an official said. As the investigators were not satisfied with the answers given by Farooq during his earlier questioning, he…

Political families ‘milking’ Kashmir issue: Modi

Political families ‘milking’ Kashmir issue: Modi

New Delhi, April 9:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that the people want freedom from “political families” who have been “milking” the Kashmir issue and the situation in Valley is such that people want change, whether it is about Article 370 or Article 35A. In an interview to…

BJP MLA, 4 others killed in Maoist blast in Chhattisgarh

BJP MLA, 4 others killed in Maoist blast in Chhattisgarh

Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), April 9:  BJP’s lone legislator from Chhattisgarh’s Maoist-affected Bastar region, Bhima Mandavi, was killed along with four policemen on Tuesday evening as Maoists carried out a deadly attack on his convoy in a forested patch in Dantewada district. The brutal killing of India’s ruling party’s MLA created outrage…

Exit Poll: PEACS Media predicts hung parliament, BJP to touch 200 mark 

Exit Poll: PEACS Media predicts hung parliament, BJP to touch 200 mark 

Srinagar, Apr 8: PEACS Media Exit Poll has predicted a hung parliament in India. It has claimed that BJP can form the government only with the support of other parties.    The Exit poll predicts 190-210 seats for BJP, 100-120 to Congress with Maha Ghatbandhan just managing 40-45 seats. The poll…

NIA continues questioning Hurriyat’s Mirwaiz

NIA continues questioning Hurriyat’s Mirwaiz

New Delhi, April 9:  The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday questioned Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq for the second consecutive day in connection with terror funding case, an official said. As the investigators were not satisfied with the answers given by Mirwaiz during his questioning on Monday, he…

Woman can file harassment case from anywhere: SC

Woman can file harassment case from anywhere: SC

New Delhi, April 9:  A woman, who is forced to leave her matrimonial home, can file a case against her estranged husband and in-laws at the place where she resides thereafter, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. The apex court said that the woman who is forced to leave her…

Mirwaiz finally before NIA, but ‘not cooperating

Mirwaiz finally before NIA, but ‘not cooperating

New Delhi, April 8:  Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Monday appeared before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) here in connection with its probe into the terror funding case but is not cooperating with the investigators, official sources said. An NIA source privy to the investigation told IANS that the…

Plea against Mufti, Farooq, Omar contesting LS polls

Plea against Mufti, Farooq, Omar contesting LS polls

New Delhi, April 8:  A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in the Delhi High Court on Monday seeking ban on Kashmiri leaders Mehbooba Mufti, Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah from participating in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The plea has sought direction to the Election Commission (EC) to ban…

IAF refutes report saying no F-16 was shot down

IAF refutes report saying no F-16 was shot down

New Delhi, April 5:  The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Friday retierated that the plane shot down in an aerial engagement by a Mig-21 in Nowshera sector on February 27 was an F-16, rejecting a claim in a report that none of the Pakistan Air Force’s (PAF) US-supplied jets was…