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  • Show courage to prosecute us, Punjab ex-CM dares Amarinder
    SourcesShow courage to prosecute us, Punjab ex-CM dares Amarinder

    Former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday dared his successor Amarinder Singh to demonstrate courage to prosecute and try him in a court of law "if there is any shred of truth in your allegations" on the sacrilege issue.

    10 months ago
  • Modi is arrogant, doesn't lead, he dictates: Congress
    SourcesModi is arrogant, doesn't lead, he dictates: Congress

    Taking strong objection to BJPs criticism of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the Congress on Saturday hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling him arrogant and one who had no respect for democracy.

    10 months ago
  • Modi has different yardsticks for BJP and opposition in graft cases, says Sibal in latest book
    SourcesModi has different yardsticks for BJP and opposition in graft cases, says Sibal in latest book

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has different yardsticks while dealing with corruption charges against BJP leaders and those in opposition who are targeted and humiliated by investigation agencies, says former Union minister and senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal.

    10 months ago
  • Congress endorses Kartarpur corridor opening, condemns Pak army cheif's rant
    SourcesCongress endorses Kartarpur corridor opening, condemns Pak army cheif's rant

    Even as it condemned Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Jawed Bajwa for "vowing to avenge bloodshed on the border", the Congress on Friday endorsed Pakistans move to open Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims.

    10 months ago
  • Manmohan attacks Modi for BJP government's failures
    SourcesManmohan attacks Modi for BJP government's failures

    Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing the BJP-led government of allround failure leading to agrarian crisis, economic turmoil and deteriorating ties with neighbouring countries. Singh was speaking at the launch of Congress leader Kapil Sibal's book "Shades of Truth--A Journey Derailed." The Modi government "has not constructively dealt with the agrarian crisis facing the nation and the indication of that is that every now and then in state capitals and the national capital, farmers die in protest. Farmers are still not assured of receiving the remunerative prices of their produce". He said Sibal's book was a comprehensive analysis of the functioning of the Modi government in the last four years.

    10 months ago
  • Why the hurry to replace Vaid, questions Omar Abdullah
    SourcesWhy the hurry to replace Vaid, questions Omar Abdullah

    Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday questioned the hurried replacement of state police chief S.P.Vaid who was shifted in a midnight order by the governor's administration.

    10 months ago
  • Punjab withdraws notification for CBI probe into sacrilege cases
    SourcesPunjab withdraws notification for CBI probe into sacrilege cases

    The Punjab government on Thursday withdrew in the "larger public interest" its notification for entrusting the CBI with the probe into the sacrilege cases reported in the state in 2015 and opted for a SIT probe instead.

    10 months ago
  • Sidhu releases Kotkapura CCTV footage, wants action against Badals
    SourcesSidhu releases Kotkapura CCTV footage, wants action against Badals

    Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday released CCTV footage that he said showed police action against peaceful protesters and subsequent firing leading to the death of two youths in Kotkapura in October 2015 following sacrilege incidents.

    10 months ago
  • Government to put in place drone policy soon: Rajnath
    SourcesGovernment to put in place drone policy soon: Rajnath

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the government will soon frame and implement a drone policy and go for a technological upgradation to monitor terrorist activities, specially in Jammu and Kashmir, Gujarat and Assam.

    10 months ago
  • Indian-origin man jailed for making prank calls to Singapore Police
    SourcesIndian-origin man jailed for making prank calls to Singapore Police

    An Indian-origin "serial prank caller" in Singapore who repeatedly made nuisance calls to the police, despite being jailed for the same offence previously, was jailed for three years on Thursday.

    10 months ago