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Hafiz Saeed threatens India with ‘surgical strike’ in Kashmir

Hafiz Saeed threatens India with ‘surgical strike’ in Kashmir

Jammat­ud­Dawah chief and Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has threatened India with a “surgical strike” by Kashmiri militants in Jammu and Kashmir that will long be remembered. “Narendra Modi had done what he had to. Now it is the turn of Mujahideen to carry …

NDTV India Ban Put on Hold by Government

NDTV India Ban Put on Hold by Government

The government on Monday put on hold its widely­denounced one­day ban on Hindi news channel NDTV India as the media group moved the Supreme Court to challenge the legality of the gag order. “The one­day ban on NDTV’s Hindi channel has been put on hold …

Thrissur gang rape: police renew probe under pressure, CM yet to meet victim

Thrissur gang rape: police renew probe under pressure, CM yet to meet victim

A two­year­old rape case in Wadakancherry town of Kerala Sunday got a new momentum after a police probe team took statement of the 33­year­old victim here. The victim has by now publicly named, among others, two CPM leaders, including Municipal councilor P.N. Jayanthan, who has …

India is Britain’s closest friend: Theresa May

India is Britain’s closest friend: Theresa May

Describing India as the UK’s “most important and closest” friend and a leading power in the world, prime minister Theresa May on Sunday said her visit to India will reaffirm the importance of bilateral strategic partnership. In an article published in the Sunday Telegraph as …

US Elections 2016: Indian-American votes can turn the tide in battleground states

US Elections 2016: Indian-American votes can turn the tide in battleground states

Indian­American voters can turn the tide in key battleground states like Florida, Ohio and Colorado, and decide the fate of White House aspirants Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump who are in a dead­heat in major polls just days ahead of the election, community leaders say. …

Ahead of Pinarayi’s Tamil Nadu trip, Sangh outfits issue threat letter

Ahead of Pinarayi’s Tamil Nadu trip, Sangh outfits issue threat letter

The Tamil Nadu unit of CPM Friday alleged that an anonymous letter, threatening Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan ‘not to clash with the Sangh Parivar outfits’, has been received in Kanyakumari ahead of his visit there next week for party events, and sought police action. …

Thrissur gang rape: CPM suspends Jayanthan, party leader publicly names rape victim

Thrissur gang rape: CPM suspends Jayanthan, party leader publicly names rape victim

The Communist Party of India­Marxist (CPM) Friday suspended Wadakkancherry municipal councilor P.N. Jayanthan against whom rape charges were raised by a woman from Thrissur. Announcing the decision, CPM Thrissur district secretary and MLA K. Radhakrishnan said that both Jayanthan and his brother Bineesh, who was …

‘It’s confirmed’: Hindu Sena throws Donald Trump a victory party in Delhi days before elections

‘It’s confirmed’: Hindu Sena throws Donald Trump a victory party in Delhi days before elections

An Indian fringe group Friday celebrated the ‘victory’ of U.S. presidential contender Donald Trump, hailing his friendship with diaspora Indians and backing his call to ban immigration by Muslims from countries hit by Islamic militancy. With drums banging and speakers blaring, the Hindu Sena, or …

Clinton had asked about Amitabh Bachchan, leaked emails show

Clinton had asked about Amitabh Bachchan, leaked emails show

A leaked email of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton shows that she had once asked her close aide about Indian megastar Amitabh Bachchan. Jose A. DelReal, national political reporter with The Washington Post, posted a picture on Twitter of a leaked Clinton email in which …

Meera Jasmine, Kunchacko Boban teaming up?

Meera Jasmine, Kunchacko Boban teaming up?

Meera Jasmine, Kunchacko Boban teaming up? Abrid Shine has never been one to cast predictable faces in his films; his last film, Action Hero Biju, had commoners and first timers in most of its roles, leading to some of them becoming famous, in fact. It …

Following a Muslim cleric’s advice not to breastfeed newborn until

Following a Muslim cleric’s advice not to breastfeed newborn until

Kozhikode district collector has ordered action against a man for preventing his wife from breastfeeding their new born until five calls for prayer are over after the child’s birth. In a Facebook post Thursday, collector Prasanth said, “No religion asks to starve a new born …

Hundreds dead as boats sink off Libya, survivors tell UN

Hundreds dead as boats sink off Libya, survivors tell UN

Survivors say as many as 240 people have died in two shipwrecks off Libya, the UN refugee agency reported Thursday, bringing this year’s toll to more than 4,220 migrants dead or missing in risky Mediterranean Sea crossings, the highest count on record. Carlotta Sami, a …

OROP suicide: Rahul Gandhi detained again, released

OROP suicide: Rahul Gandhi detained again, released

Congress vice­president Rahul Gandhi was detained by the Delhi police again Thursday as he led a party protest march in the national capital over the suicide of former soldier Ram Kishan Grewal, who killed himself demanding implementation of One Rank One Pension. He was released …

Arvind Kejriwal Gives Rs 1 Crore To Ex-Soldier’s Family

Arvind Kejriwal Gives Rs 1 Crore To Ex-Soldier’s Family

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced Rs 1 crore financial assistance to the family of a retired soldier who killed himself demanding the OROP’s implementation. “We are giving Rs 1 crore to the family of Ram Kishan (Grewal) whom we consider a martyr,” …

Four-tier GST rate structure finalised between 5% and 28%

Four-tier GST rate structure finalised between 5% and 28%

A 4­tier Goods and Services Tax (GST) tax structure of 5, 12, 18 and 28 percent, with lower rates for essential items and the highest for luxury and de­merits goods that would also attract an additional cess, was decided by the all­powerful GST Council Thursday. …