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Dubai-based expat names newborn Narendra Modi

Dubai-based expat names newborn Narendra Modi

New Delhi: With celebrations being witnessed across the country following Narendra Modi led BJP’s euphoric win in the Lok Sabha elections, a family here has named their newborn son after the Prime Minister to commemorate his thumping victory. Speaking to ANI, the newborn’s grandfather Mohammad Idrish said, “He has been named Narendra Modi because, on […]

Gau rakshaks thrash three Muslims, made to shout Jai Shree Ram

Two Muslim men and a woman were thrashed by self-proclaimed gau rakshaks over rumours of carrying beef in Seoni, Madhya Pradesh. The victims said they were forced to say slogans of ‘Jai Shree Ram’ by the accused. According to India Today, the self-proclaimed gau rakshaks had gotten a tip off that two Muslim youths and […]

Judge tells attacker to study Sikhs as part of sentence

Judge tells attacker to study Sikhs as part of sentence

New Delhi: A judge on Friday ordered an Oregon man to learn about the Sikh religion and submit a report to the court as part of his sentence for an attack on a Sikh shopkeeper in Salem, a civil rights group said. Andrew Ramsey pleaded guilty to misdemeanour counts of intimidation and assault in the […]

Indian envoy rules out talks with Pakistan unless it stops supporting terror

Indian envoy rules out talks with Pakistan unless it stops supporting terror

Washington: India will not hold talks with Pakistan until it gives up its state policy of supporting terrorism, the country’s Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said, hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi was reelected in a general election fought on strong nationalistic sentiments. Ties between India and Pakistan hit a new low after […]

BJP leads on all seven seats in Delhi, three candidates ahead by a margin of over 2.4 lakh votes

BJP leads on all seven seats in Delhi, three candidates ahead by a margin of over 2.4 lakh votes

New Delhi: The BJP continued to lead in all the seven seats in the national capital with three of its candidates taking the lead by a margin of over 2.4 lakh votes while the Congress and AAP trailed at the second spot in five and two constituencies respectively. Celebrations began at various counting centres where […]

Man arrested for raping cows at shelter

Man arrested for raping cows at shelter

A man was arrested for allegedly raping cows at a shelter in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. The accused, identified as Rajkumar, was caught red handed by volunteers of the The volunteers were keeping a vigil on the shelter after they came across CCTV footage showing the man raping several cows. The accused was caught when he […]

Forces Launched Search Operation In Kreeri Baramulla

Forces Launched Search Operation In Kreeri Baramulla

Kreeri, May 22 : Government forces on Tuesday evening launched a cordon and search operation in Kreeri village of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Reports reaching  said a joint team of Army’s 52 RR, 176 bn CRPF and SOG Kreeri laid a siege at Saloosa Kreeri in north Kashmir and conducted house to house search operation […]

Sri Lanka, Pulwama attacks made India more determined to resolutely fight terrorism: Sushma Swaraj tells SCO

Sri Lanka, Pulwama attacks made India more determined to resolutely fight terrorism: Sushma Swaraj tells SCO

India on Wednesday said the ghastly bombings in Sri Lanka at a time when the wounds of the Pulwama terror attack were still raw in people’s mind has made it more determined to resolutely fight against the menace. Addressing the meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Council of foreign ministers here in the Kyrgyz capital, external […]

TikTok celebrity and gym trainer Mohit Mor shot dead in Delhi

TikTok celebrity and gym trainer Mohit Mor shot dead in Delhi

New Delhi: A 27-year-old gym trainer, famous for his posts on TikTok and Instagram, was shot dead by three men at a shop in outer Delhi’s Najafgarh on Tuesday. The deceased, identified as Mohit Mor had gone to meet his friend at a photocopy shop near his residence in Najafgarh’s Dharmpura when he was shot […]

Three juveniles apprehended for raping minor girl

Three juveniles apprehended for raping minor girl

Sikar: Three juveniles were apprehended for allegedly raping a minor girl in Rajasthan’s Sikar district, police said Tuesday. They were held following a complaint by a Class 11 student, Deputy Superintendent of Police Ramavtar Soni said. The case was registered against them under the Indian Penal Code’s section 376D and provisions of the POCSO Act […]

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OPINION

Conflict kills a friend, friendship survives

Saqib Mugloo It’s been six months since Talib Laway’s death, but his 18-year-old best friend Shahid Iqbal is still meeting him. Amid the cloud of sadness, and longing for Mr. Iqbal, as he says, after 40 days of Mr. Laway’s burial, “One day he walked into my house and I hugged him tightly,” said Mr. […]