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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…

4 BSF troopers killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh

4 BSF troopers killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh

New Delhi, April 4:  Four Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were killed and two others were wounded on Thursday in a gun battle with Maoists in Chhattisgarh, the BSF said. The troopers were deployed in Pakhanjur, Kanker, area when they came under attack from the Maoists with improvised explosive devices…

Will deport all Rohingya Muslims if BJP is voted to power: Amit Shah

Will deport all Rohingya Muslims if BJP is voted to power: Amit Shah

Srinagar, April 03: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president, Amit Shah on Wednesday promised to deport all the Rohingya Muslims if party is voted to power in the upcoming elections. Addressing a gathering today in Rajouri district of Jammu region, Shah said that Rohingyas are being intentionally boarded in Jammu…

UAE Govt deports Jaish militant, NIA takes custody, starts questioning

UAE Govt deports Jaish militant, NIA takes custody, starts questioning

Srinagar, April 02: The government has arrested a Jaish-e-Muhammad militant, Nisar Ahmed Tantray from UAE and handed him over to National Investigation Agency (NIA). Sources told KNO that Nisar who was absconding in Lethpora CRPF attack case of Dec 30, 2017, escaped to UAE on Feb 1, 2019. Nisar is younger…

No change to special status will review AFSPA, reduce army: Congress in election manifesto

No change to special status will review AFSPA, reduce army: Congress in election manifesto

  New Delhi, Apr 2: The Indian National Congress (INC) on Tuesday said that the party will appoint three new interlocutors if it was voted to power in the upcoming Lok Sabha election. “Congress promises to find such a solution through patient dialogue and talks with all stakeholders in the State.…

Congress releases 2019 LS election manifesto

Congress releases 2019 LS election manifesto

New Delhi, April 2:  The Congress on Tuesday released the manifesto for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The manifesto was released in the presence of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other party leaders. Speaking at the event, P. Chidambaram, who chaired…

IAF jets scramble to push back PAF fighters 

IAF jets scramble to push back PAF fighters 

New Delhi, April 1:  The Indian Air Force (IAF) scrambled fighter jets on Monday morning after four Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jets and a UAV were spotted flying close to the Punjab border. Around 3 a.m., the IAF Su-30 MKIs and Mirage-2000s went airborne after the flying activities were detected…

Proud to be chowkidar of toilets, says Modi

Proud to be chowkidar of toilets, says Modi

Wardha (Maharashtra), April 1:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that he was “proud” to be a “chowkidar of toilets”, while taking the Congress’ abuse as an “ornament”. Referring to a Congress leader’s reported comments comparing him with a Chowkidar of toilets, Modi attempted to grab advantage by claiming…

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