Geelani writes ‘secret’ letter to Pakistani PM

The letter is confidential but highly important

New Delhi: A three-member delegation from the Hurriyat Conference belonging to the Syed Ali Shah Geelani faction met Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit here on Tuesday and handed over a confidential letter for Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The letter is confidential but highly important “We handed over Geelani sahab’s letter for PM Sharif More...

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The court was hearing final arguments in the case which will continue on Thursday
By IANS On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
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Raja misled Manmohan in 2G spectrum allocation: CBI

New Delhi: The CBI on Wednesday told a special court hearing the 2G spectrum allocation case that former telecom minister A Raja misled then prime minister Manmohan Singh on the allocation and has a “habit” More...

Koda has filed a plea last month seeking summoning of Manmohan Singh in the case
By IANS On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
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Manmohan Singh was aware of coal block allocation process: Koda

New Delhi: Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, accused in a coal block allocation case, on Wednesday told a Delhi court that former prime minister Manmohan Singh was “aware of everything” in More...

A few suspects were detained in this connection
By Agencies On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
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Patna railway station on alert after SMS bomb threat

Patna: Security wast tightened at Bihar’s Patna railway station on Wednesday, after police received an unidentified SMS threatening that the station would be blown up. A few suspects were detained in this More...

Purely bilateral wars are unlikely in our times
By Agencies On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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1965 war costly misadventure for Pakistan: Ansari

New Delhi: Vice President M Hamid Ansari on Tuesday said the 1965 war against India was a “costly misadventure” for Pakistan. Purely bilateral wars are unlikely in our times “In the final analysis, More...

The mob attacked the residence of five Congress lawmakers
By Agencies On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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Three dead, scores injured in Manipur violence

Imphal: Three people died and many others sustained injuries in Manipur following a mob violence that erupted over three bills passed in the state assembly, officials said on Tuesday. The mob attacked the residence More...

The residence of Health and Family Welfare Minister Phungzathang Tonsing was among those torched
By Agencies On Monday, August 31st, 2015
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Mob torches houses of five Manipur legislators

Imphal: Five houses belonging to Congress lawmakers were on Monday burned down by an angry mob in Manipur’s Churchandpur district over the Inner Line Permit issue, officials said. The residence of Health and More...

The petitioner had challenged the Bombay High Court order granting bail to Salman
By Agencies On Monday, August 31st, 2015
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SC declines plea seeking Salman Khan’s bail cancellation

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition seeking cancellation of bail of film star Salman Khan who was convicted and sentenced in a hit and run case. The petitioner had challenged the Bombay High More...

The NLFT, banned in 1997, seeks Tripura's secession from India
By IANS On Sunday, August 30th, 2015
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Two abducted by militants in Tripura

Agartala: The outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) has abducted two people in Tripura and taken them to Bangladesh, police said on Sunday. The NLFT, banned in 1997, seeks Tripura’s secession More...

The OROP would give equal pension to servicemen retiring with the same rank regardless of when they retire
By Agencies On Saturday, August 29th, 2015
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Two army veterans on indefinite hunger strike hospitalised

New Delhi: Two of the ex-servicemen on an indefinite hunger strike at the Jantar Mantar here to demand implementation of the ‘One Rank One Pension’ (OROP) scheme were hospitalised on Saturday. The OROP More...