Border Security Forces foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Keri Sector in Rajouri District of Jammu and Kashmir and killed a militant in the wee hour of Tuesday morning.
India and Rwanda have signed three agreements during the visit of Vice President Hamid Ansari to boost bilateral relations, which include establishment of an entrepreneurship development centre in Kigali.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election begins on Tuesday for 227 municipal wards in which 2275 candidates in the fray.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is making a desperate bid to resurrect his stature but the absence of credibility is haunting him, chief co-ordinator of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee Ashok Gehlot said.
The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, the only all-weather road link connecting Kashmir with the rest of the country, was closed for traffic for the second consecutive day today due to landslides at some places.
The Indian Air Force today denied permission to a private airline to operate its flight from here to Jaisalmer citing security reasons.
Polling for the cash-rich Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and 9 other civic bodies across Maharashtra got underway this morning with estranged allies BJP and Shiv Sena at the forefront of this battle of might.
Delhi Police has arrested one person in connection with the alleged rape of a 24-year-old woman from northeast in south Delhi’s Hauz Khas Village area. Police had claimed to have identified the main accused in the case. Special Commissioner of Police and Delhi Police spokesperson Dependra Pathak said, “The main accused has been identified and further investigation is underway.” According to sources, there were two persons who were present there but only one of them raped the woman. Notably, one of the perpetrator is a minor.
Congress National Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Monday claimed that the coming together of the Samajwadi Party and Congress for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls has wiped the smile off Prime Minister Narendra Modi's face.
The CPI(M) today attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "graveyard, cremation ground" remarks, alleging it was a "straightforward" appeal aimed at "communal polarisation" of voters in Uttar Pradesh. "It is a straightforward appeal, an effort for communal polarisation. The talk about kabristan (graveyard) and cremation, Holi and Eid, Diwali and Ramzan...the counter- posing (of these words) itself is an appeal to communal sentiments," CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said in an interaction with journalists here. Addressing a poll rally in Fatehpur in UP yesterday, Modi had stressed that there should be "no discrimination on the basis of caste and religion" and asserted that inclusive growth was his governments mantra.