The first Assembly session of PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir, starting Wednesday, will witness confrontation between the alliance partners again and this time over the handing over the mortal remains of Afzal Guru to his family.
A day after legislators belonging to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) demanded the return of mortal remains of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, the Ministry of Home Affairs is reported to have rejected the demand.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came out strongly against its J&K partner – PDP's demands of returning to Valley mortal remains of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru saying such statements could cause unrest.
In yet another controversy that could embarrass the BJP, its ally in Jammu and Kashmir - the PDP on Monday demanded the return of Afzal Guru's mortal remains, who was hanged for his role in December 2001 terrorist attack on Parliament.
At least one person was dead and another injured on Monday when security forces fired at protesters demanding the remains of Parliament attack accused Afzal Guru in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.
The Gujarat High Court has rejected a plea filed by a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan, who had played a role in fighting against the `2001 terror attack` on the Indian Parliament, demanding an award of Rs 50,000 as announced by the Lok Sabha speaker.
Senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium, whose name was left out by the Centre for elevation as Supreme Court judge on Friday emerged as the first choice of Chief Justice of India RM Lodha to try the high and mighty in the coal blocks scam cases.
Upset over restrictions on their entry for paying homage to the martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack, the family members of the slain personnel demanded that they be allotted land outside the high-security complex to build memorial.
Martyrs of 2001 attack on Parliament were remembered on Friday with lawmakers led by Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar paying homage to them on the 12th anniversary of the incident.
A terror module of Lashkar-e-Toiba which was in an "advanced stage" of planning a militant strike in Delhi has been busted by the Delhi Police with the arrest of a suspected operative from Mewat region of Haryana.
Hitting back at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for assailing the UPA government on the issue of terrorism and border violence, Congress leader Mukul Wasnik on Tuesday sought to know whether Modi had forgotten the Kargil intrusion and attack on Parliament during NDA regime.