India rejects Erdogan's support for Pakistan on Kashmir, asks Turkey not to interfere

New Delhi, India on Saturday rejected all references to Jammu and Kashmir made by Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and asked Turkey not to interfere in the internal affairs of the country. In response to queries regarding references to Jammu & Kashmir by Turkish President and the Tu

PM pays tribute to Pulwama martyrs, calls them "exceptional individuals"

New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tributes to over 40 CRPF martyrs killed in a terror attack a year ago in Pulwama. "Tributes to the brave martyrs who lost their lives in the gruesome Pulwama attack last year," he said in a tweet, which further read, "They

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC refuses interim bail to Sajjan Kumar

New Delhi, The Supreme Court on Friday refused to grant interim relief to former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, undergoing jail sentence for his involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, and said his petition will be heard again after Holi vacation. "We will hear the bail of Sajjan K

Prez Kovind salutes Pulwama martyrs on first anniversary of attack

New Delhi, President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday paid his tribute to the martyred jawans on the first anniversary of Pulwama terror attack and said that India will stand firm against its resolve to defeat terrorism. "A grateful nation salutes the supreme sacrifice of our brave soldiers wh

Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra to be renamed as 'Sushma Swaraj Bhawan': Jaishankar

New Delhi, The government on Thursday announced that Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra will be renamed as 'Sushma Swaraj Bhawan' and Foreign Service Institute as 'Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Service'. Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar

Cong welcomes SC order to de-criminalise politics, trains guns at BJP over K'taka Min

New Delhi, While welcoming the Supreme Court’s decision to ‘de-criminalise’ Indian politics, the Congress on Thursday trained guns at the BJP and alleged that the saffron party has become a shelter or rather a comfort home for people with criminal antecedents. “Modi j

PM expresses grief over road accident on Agra-Lucknow Expressway in UP

New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief over the road accident on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway in Uttar Pradesh. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, 'Many passengers have lost their lives in this accident. My condolences to the families of the victims in this hour

Gargi outrage case: Approach Delhi HC for relief, rules Apex Court

New Delhi, The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to hear a petition, filed by a lawyer, seeking a detailed impartial CBI probe into the alleged molestation of Gargi college students during a cultural festival last week. "We don't want to interfere on your petition," ruled the

Rahul demands rollback of LPG price hike with Irani 'flashback'

New Delhi, Reacting sharply to the hike in prices of LPG cylinders by the NDA Government at the Centre on Wednesday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a dig at Union Minister and senior BJP leader Smriti Irani, who had protested against the hike in price of LPG cylinder when UPA

Nirbhaya case: SC defers hearing on separate hangings till Friday

New Delhi, The Supreme Court on Thursday postponed hearing of the Centre and the Delhi government's plea seeking separate execution of the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case convicts to Friday. A bench, comprising Justices R Bhanumathi, Ashok Bhushan and S Bopanna deferred, the hearing ti