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Our fight is against terrorism and enemies of humanity, not Kashmiris: PM Modi

Our fight is against terrorism and enemies of humanity, not Kashmiris: PM Modi

Speaking at a rally in Rajasthan's Tonk district, he said the fight is for Kashmir not against Kashmir or Kashmiris.

Feb 23, 2019, 16:20 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh: 10 killed, several injured after explosion at shop in Bhadohi district

Uttar Pradesh: 10 killed, several injured after explosion at shop in Bhadohi district

The incident took place at a shop of a firecracker manufacturer in Rohta Bazaar in the district, reported news agency PTI quoting the police.

Feb 23, 2019, 16:13 PM IST
Assam hooch tragedy death toll mounts to 80, over 200 admitted to hospital

Assam hooch tragedy death toll mounts to 80, over 200 admitted to hospital

The death toll and the number of people admitted is changing minute by minute, said state Health Minister. 

Feb 23, 2019, 14:56 PM IST
Assam hooch tragedy: Death toll reaches 70; probe ordered, 2 excise officials suspended

Assam hooch tragedy: Death toll reaches 70; probe ordered, 2 excise officials suspended

Two excise officials have been suspended and a probe has been launched into the matter. 

Feb 23, 2019, 12:36 PM IST
Pulwama fallout: Major crackdown on separatists, additional troops rushed to J&K

Pulwama fallout: Major crackdown on separatists, additional troops rushed to J&K

JKLF chief Yasin Malik and several others have been arrested in a major crackdown on Friday night.

Feb 23, 2019, 11:02 AM IST
Operation to rescue for 5 jawans trapped in avalanche continues on Day 4

Operation to rescue for 5 jawans trapped in avalanche continues on Day 4

The joint operation of security forces to rescue five jawans trapped in snow avalanche at Namgia Dogri in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh resumed on Saturday morning. 

Feb 23, 2019, 11:02 AM IST
Railways to run special train to Statue of Unity from March 4

Railways to run special train to Statue of Unity from March 4

The Statue of Unity is situated on the river island called Sadhu Bet in front of the Narmada Dam in Gujarat. It is the world's tallest statue at a height of 182 metres.

Feb 23, 2019, 10:40 AM IST
Days after sealing alliance, Congress, NCP leaders to hold second rally in Maharashtra today

Days after sealing alliance, Congress, NCP leaders to hold second rally in Maharashtra today

The Beed rally will be attended by NCP chief Shard Pawar, Ashok Chavan and other top leaders of the 'maha aghadi.'

Feb 23, 2019, 09:45 AM IST
AIADMK MP S Rajendran dies in car accident in Tamil Nadu, probe underway

AIADMK MP S Rajendran dies in car accident in Tamil Nadu, probe underway

S Rajendran died in fatal car accident in Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu in the wee hours of Saturday.

Feb 23, 2019, 09:10 AM IST
BJP-AIADMK-PMK combine will win 35 out of 39 seats in Tamil Nadu: Amit Shah

BJP-AIADMK-PMK combine will win 35 out of 39 seats in Tamil Nadu: Amit Shah

This is Shah's first visit to the southern state following the pre-poll alliance.

Feb 23, 2019, 08:50 AM IST
CRPF martyr's wife shares last video sent by husband minutes before Pulwama attack

CRPF martyr's wife shares last video sent by husband minutes before Pulwama attack

This was the last video sent by CRPF head constable Sukhjinder Singh of 76 Battalion to his wife just before the attack.

Feb 23, 2019, 08:04 AM IST
Dozens of houses damaged as avalanche strikes north Kashmir’s Gurez sector

Dozens of houses damaged as avalanche strikes north Kashmir’s Gurez sector

The avalanche hit the village at around 9:30 PM last night.

Feb 23, 2019, 06:22 AM IST
Army jawan killed in Himachal Pradesh avalanche cremated; five others still missing

Army jawan killed in Himachal Pradesh avalanche cremated; five others still missing

Six jawans of the Army's 7 JAK Rifles -- four from Himachal Pradesh and one each from Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir -- were buried under the avalanche that occurred near the Shipki La border

Feb 22, 2019, 21:46 PM IST
Uma Bharti takes a dig at SP-BSP alliance, says Mayawati can call me if she gets attacked again

Uma Bharti takes a dig at SP-BSP alliance, says Mayawati can call me if she gets attacked again

Bharti made the statement in reference to the 1995 incident in which the BSP chief was allegedly by SP supporters. 

Feb 22, 2019, 21:01 PM IST
After Lucknow airport detention, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav plans to visit Prayagraj on Saturday

After Lucknow airport detention, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav plans to visit Prayagraj on Saturday

As per fresh reports, the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister is planning to visit Prayagraj on Saturday. He will be arriving in the city at around 12 noon. 

Feb 22, 2019, 20:12 PM IST
Amit Shah attacks proposed grand alliance of Oppn, calls it a front to grab power

Amit Shah attacks proposed grand alliance of Oppn, calls it a front to grab power

Shah asked the people of Kerala to give an opportunity for the Narendra Modi-led government to make the state the best in the country. 

Feb 22, 2019, 19:18 PM IST
Centre decides to keep in abeyance powers of arrest given to Assam Rifles

Centre decides to keep in abeyance powers of arrest given to Assam Rifles

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will now revisit the issue with the concerned state governments, which apparently opposed the move to give sweeping powers to the paramilitary force.

Feb 22, 2019, 19:06 PM IST
Two JeM terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district; arms, ammunition recovered

Two JeM terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district; arms, ammunition recovered

There was no collateral damage or injuries to any security personnel, said DIG South Kashmir Atul Kumar Goel

Feb 22, 2019, 18:53 PM IST
West Bengal: Fake Rs 2,000, Rs 500 notes seized by BSF, one held

West Bengal: Fake Rs 2,000, Rs 500 notes seized by BSF, one held

Acting on a tip-off, the BSF troopers nabbed a suspect on Thursday evening and recovered 14 fake notes of Rs 2,000 and 38 fake notes of Rs 500 from his possession.

Feb 22, 2019, 18:41 PM IST
Tejashwi Yadav lashes out at Sushil Modi for accusations about bungalow

Tejashwi Yadav lashes out at Sushil Modi for accusations about bungalow

Yadav, who had preceded Modi as the Deputy Chief Minister, taunted the latter for having, in the past, alleged splurge of public money on the official residence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Feb 22, 2019, 18:18 PM IST