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Why Centre banned Yasin Malik-led Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front

Why Centre banned Yasin Malik-led Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front

Yasin Malik was the mastermind behind the mass purge of Kashmiri Pandits from the Kashmir Valley in 1989 and later years.

Mar 22, 2019, 22:39 PM IST
Not contesting elections nor campaigning, says Salman Khan

Not contesting elections nor campaigning, says Salman Khan

Salman Khan will not be contesting elections or campaigning for any political party, the actor clarified amid rumours of him joining the Congress.

Mar 22, 2019, 21:41 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Croatia, Bolivia, Chile next week

President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Croatia, Bolivia, Chile next week

President Ram Nath Kovind will next week visit Croatia, Bolivia and Chile and hold talks with the leadership of these countries to strengthen ties in keys sectors such as trade, investment and

Mar 22, 2019, 20:53 PM IST
Army to induct Dhanush howitzers, Air Force to commission Chinook choppers in service next week

Army to induct Dhanush howitzers, Air Force to commission Chinook choppers in service next week

The Indian Air Force will induct the first four of its 15 Chinook heavy-lift choppers on Monday in Chandigarh where these helicopters have been deployed.

Mar 22, 2019, 20:34 PM IST
CBDT refutes media report on Yeddyurappa diary papers

CBDT refutes media report on Yeddyurappa diary papers

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Friday was dismissive about the papers which the Congress claimed to be parts of a diary, saying the loose sheets alleging payment of Rs 1,800 crore by

Mar 22, 2019, 19:47 PM IST
1991 to 2019: How times have changed for Amit Shah and LK Advani

1991 to 2019: How times have changed for Amit Shah and LK Advani

When LK Advani filed his nomination papers from Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency in 1991, a young Amit Shah was by his side. Now, it is Shah’s turn to lead the electoral battle for BJP here.

Mar 22, 2019, 19:44 PM IST
Twitter India launches special Lok Sabha Election 2019 emoji in 12 languages

Twitter India launches special Lok Sabha Election 2019 emoji in 12 languages

Twitter also welcomed the debut of EC’s Systematic Voters' Education and Electoral Participation Program's (SVEEP's) on its platform.

Mar 22, 2019, 19:00 PM IST
India slams Pakistan for politicising Samjhauta Express blast case judgement

India slams Pakistan for politicising Samjhauta Express blast case judgement

India said that Pakistan must take "immediate, credible and irreversible measures against cross border terror without any discrimination and wthout resorting to such gimmicks."

Mar 22, 2019, 18:40 PM IST
2 IAF Tejas fighters depart for LIMA 2019 in Malaysia

2 IAF Tejas fighters depart for LIMA 2019 in Malaysia

The Indian Air Force is participating in the Maritime Aero Expo for the first time.

Mar 22, 2019, 17:40 PM IST
Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh takes charge of Indian Navy's Western Fleet

Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh takes charge of Indian Navy's Western Fleet

Commissioned on 1 July 1986, Rear Admiral Sanjay is a specialist in Navigation and Direction course.

Mar 22, 2019, 17:28 PM IST
Shiv Sena releases first list of 21 candidates for Lok Sabha Election 2019

Shiv Sena releases first list of 21 candidates for Lok Sabha Election 2019

The Shiv Sena released its first list of candidates for Lok Sabha election 2019 on Friday. The list consists of 21 candidates who will be contesting from various parts of Maharashtra.

Mar 22, 2019, 16:19 PM IST
Jitin Prasada, Congress rubbish reports of him joining BJP, call it 'hypothetical'

Jitin Prasada, Congress rubbish reports of him joining BJP, call it 'hypothetical'

Prasada who is a two-time Lok Sabha MP, is considered to be very close to Congress president Rahul Gandhi. 

Mar 22, 2019, 16:10 PM IST
ED slaps Rs 14.40 lakh penalty, confiscates Rs 6.8 lakh in FEMA case against Syed Ali Shah Geelani

ED slaps Rs 14.40 lakh penalty, confiscates Rs 6.8 lakh in FEMA case against Syed Ali Shah Geelani

After completion of the probe and adjudication proceeding, the ED issued an order on March 20 under the FEMA.

Mar 22, 2019, 15:23 PM IST
Government should stop pretending to be Army: Akhilesh Yadav on Pulwama debate

Government should stop pretending to be Army: Akhilesh Yadav on Pulwama debate

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said the sacrifices of the armed forces should not be questioned, but asked the government to "stop pretending to be the Indian Army".

Mar 22, 2019, 15:08 PM IST
Gautam Gambhir, Navjot Singh Siddhu, Azharuddin: List of cricketers who have also played on the political pitch

Gautam Gambhir, Navjot Singh Siddhu, Azharuddin: List of cricketers who have also played on the political pitch

Here are some cricketers who have turned politicians.

Mar 22, 2019, 14:45 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi's aide Sam Pitroda kick-started Pakistan National Day celebrations on behalf of Congress: PM Modi

Rahul Gandhi's aide Sam Pitroda kick-started Pakistan National Day celebrations on behalf of Congress: PM Modi

PM Modi slammed Pitroda for raising questions on the death toll in the Indian Air Force-conducted airstrike targetting Jaish-e-Mohammad terror camps inside Pakistan.

Mar 22, 2019, 14:09 PM IST
Like mentor, like student: Arun Jaitley flays Rahul Gandhi-aide Sam Pitroda over Balakot remarks

Like mentor, like student: Arun Jaitley flays Rahul Gandhi-aide Sam Pitroda over Balakot remarks

Arun Jaitley takes a dig at Rahul Gandhi over 'tutor' Sam Pitroda's remarks on Balakot and 2008 Mumbai terror attack. 

Mar 22, 2019, 13:34 PM IST
Woman commits suicide at Noida's Sector 16 metro station

Woman commits suicide at Noida's Sector 16 metro station

The incident took place at Sector 16 metro station. 

Mar 22, 2019, 12:36 PM IST
Gautam Gambhir joins BJP, likely to contest Lok Sabha election

Gautam Gambhir joins BJP, likely to contest Lok Sabha election

Known for his aggressive batting, the BJP is likely to field Gautam Gambhir in the upcoming Lok Sabha election.

Mar 22, 2019, 12:21 PM IST
Gautam Gambhir likely to join BJP on Friday

Gautam Gambhir likely to join BJP on Friday

Gautam Gambhir, a veteran of 58 Tests and 147 ODIs, had retired from all forms of cricket in December of last year. 

Mar 22, 2019, 12:08 PM IST