National

Maoists kill 5 policemen, BJP MLA

Raipur: Maoists exploded an improvised explosive device (IED) in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district on Tuesday, killing five policemen who were escorting BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi who too was killed, authorities said. The deadly explosion took place around 5.30 p.m. in Kuakonda area in Dantewada. “All the killed security personnel are from District Reserve Group,” said an […]

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Congress manifesto favours separatists, militants: BJP

New Delhi: Intensifying its attack on the Congress over the issue of national security, the BJP Wednesday alleged that various provisions in the opposition party’s Lok Sabha polls manifesto posed a threat to the country as those favoured separatists and militants, and demoralised the armed forces. Defence Minister and BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman told reporters […]

J&K National

Gambhir suggests Omar Abdullah shift to Pakistan over his remarks for separate PM for JK

New Delhi: Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir, who recently joined the BJP, Tuesday suggested NC leader Omar Abdullah should shift to Pakistan over his remarks that his party would strive to restore Jammu and Kashmir’s autonomy that could include having a ‘Wazir-e-Azam’ (prime minister). Reacting sharply to Gambhir’s comments, the National Conference (NC) leader said the […]

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Samjhauta blast verdict shows govt has no respect for institutions: Omar

Srinagar: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Friday said reports about prosecution withholding critical information about the Samjhauta Express blast case from the court was a reflection of the respect the BJP-led central government had for institutions of the country. “The judge presiding over the special NIA court has himself said that the prosecution withheld critical […]