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India To Deport All Rohingya Muslims Regardless Of UN Rule, Says Minister

India To Deport All Rohingya Muslims Regardless Of UN Rule, Says Minister

All of an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims living in India are illegal immigrants, even those registered with the U.N. refugee agency, and the government aims to deport them, a senior government official told Reuters. Junior interior minister Kiren Rijiju told parliament last week the central …

India must be compassionate and egalitarian: President Ram Nath

India must be compassionate and egalitarian: President Ram Nath

Calling for creating a New India by 2022, president Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said the country must be a compassionate and egalitarian society that does not discriminate on gender or religious background. In his first address to the nation, on the eve of 71st …

Several websites of Pakistan govt hacked on Independence Day

Several websites of Pakistan govt hacked on Independence Day

Several websites of the Pakistan government were defaced Monday allegedly by hackers from India. The hackers attacked websites of some key ministries on the day the country celebrated its 70th Independence Day. The sites hacked included Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Climate Change, Ministry of …

Plea against Article 35A may be heard by constitution bench: Supreme Court

Plea against Article 35A may be heard by constitution bench: Supreme Court

The issue of Article 35A, which provides special rights to the citizens of Jammu and Kashmir, seems to be heading into a major controversy with the Supreme Court Monday saying a constitution bench may examine whether it is gender-biased and violative of the basic structure. …

V Muraleedharan:Kummanam’s office a corruption hub

V Muraleedharan:Kummanam’s office a corruption hub

The Kerala Medical College scam continues to be a thorn in the flesh for the state unit of the saffron party with former state BJP president V. Muraleedharan leveling sharp criticism against party chief Kummanam Rajasekharan. At a state executive meet, Muraleedharan said that Kummanam’s …

Kerala CM Vijayan Expresses Concern Over ‘Propaganda’ Against State

Kerala CM Vijayan Expresses Concern Over ‘Propaganda’ Against State

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan Sunday expressed concern over the state’s depiction as a “trouble-torn” region and called for coordinated efforts of all the political parties to put an end to violence. Talking to reporters after an all-party meeting, convened to discuss the political situation …

Lucky, because I’m not lying raped and murdered: Victim stalked by Haryana BJP chief’s son

Lucky, because I’m not lying raped and murdered: Victim stalked by Haryana BJP chief’s son

An IAS officer, whose daughter was allegedly stalked by the son of a senior Haryana BJP leader, took to social media on Sunday and urged people to fight crime against women while also sharing the ordeal his family had gone through. The victim also expressed …

Congress MLAs in Bengaluru resort will be flown to Gujarat to meet Sonia Gandhi

Congress MLAs in Bengaluru resort will be flown to Gujarat to meet Sonia Gandhi

The Gujarat Congress legislators, camping at a private resort near here, would be flown back to their home state directly and not to Delhi as has been reported in a section of the media, party sources said here on Sunday. The Gujarat Congress had sent …

Why Blue Whale game can’t be banned

Why Blue Whale game can’t be banned

Despite demands for a ban on a game that is believed to have pushed a 14-year-old Mumbai boy to suicide, it may not be possible to bar the Blue Whale Challenge, an Internet expert said. The ban issue was recently raised in the Maharashtra assembly …

Listen to our woes too: kin of slain CPM workers to Jaitley

Listen to our woes too: kin of slain CPM workers to Jaitley

As union minister Arun Jaitley embarked on a visit to Kerala, relatives of 21 people, killed in political attacks, held a satyagarha in front of the Raj Bhavan Sunday morning. Jaitley was in Kerala to meet the kin of slain RSS activist, Rajesh, and some …

PDP leader Nasser Madani lands in Kochi

PDP leader Nasser Madani lands in Kochi

PDP leader and Bengaluru serial blast accused Abdul Nasser Madani arrived in Kerala Sunday to visit his ailing mother and attend his son’s marriage. Madani (51), an accused in the 2008 serial blasts case, was accompanied by a team of police officials from Karnataka. He …

Olivier Giroud seals shootout victory for Arsenal in Community Shield

Olivier Giroud seals shootout victory for Arsenal in Community Shield

Olivier Giroud scored the decisive spot kick as Arsenal beat Chelsea 4-1 in a penalty shootout to win the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday. After the Premier League and FA Cup winners were locked at 1-1 following an evenly contested 90 minutes, the Frenchman …