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  • Grievances of Kashmiris need to be addressed: PM

    Voicing concern over the unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday sought to reach out to the people there, saying their grievances have to be addressed and promised talks within the Indian Constitution with those who abjure violence. As his government weighs options to deal with the situation in Kashmir, Singh […]

    Curfew imposed in more areas of Kashmir Valley

    Curfew was clamped in more areas of the Kashmir Valley on Monday in view of incidents of violence in several parts and a protest march called by the separatists in Srinagar. “Curfew has been imposed in parts of Budgam district stretching from Hyderpora to district headquarter town and three towns of Pulwama district as a […]

    Five CPI(M) supporters shot dead by Maoists

    Five CPI(M) supporters were shot dead by Maoists at Nachupatina village in West Midnapore district, police said on Monday. A large group of Maoists descended on Nachupatina village’s Dompara area late on Sunday night and exploded bombs before firing in the air to terrorise the villagers, they said. One group went to the house of […]

    Minister’s house attacked; curfew reimposed in Sringar

    Police fired in air and lobbed tear gas shells after a mob attacked a J-K minister’s house in Anantnag on a day when curfew was reimposed in Srinagar and six towns of the Valley and cases registered against Hurriyat chief Mirwaiz Umer Farooq following Saturday’s violence. A mob indulged in heavy stone pelting on Sunday […]

    MP on verge of drought, 23 districts get below ave rains

    Although many parts of the country have received ample amount of rainfall this monsoon the picture is quite dismal in many parts of Madhya Pradesh, Met Department officials said. The state is on the verge of drought for the second consecutive year as 23 out of 50 districts have received below average rainfall, they said […]

    No differences in CCS over AFSPA: Defence Minister

    Ahead of a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security on Monday, Defence Minister A K Antony has maintained that there were no differences in the CCS on the AFSPA in J&K, but admitted “there may be various points of view”. “There are no serious differences in the cabinet. (It is the) same government. When […]

    Election bank A/C compulsary for Poll candidates

    Poll candidates will now be monitored with a separate “shadow” expenditure register and will have to open an exclusive election bank account under the new guidelines framed by the Election Commission to check flow of illegal money at the hustings. The Commission has set up for the first time an Election Expenditure Monitoring (EEM) cell […]

    Case registered against Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

    Jammu and Kashmir Police have registered a case against Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, chairman of the moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference, over burning of government properties by a mob during a protest rally in Srinagar, official sources said Sunday. Police say participants from the rally later set on fire three government offices, including the Crime Branch […]

    Michelle Obama Commemorates 9/11 at Pennsylvania Crash Site

    U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama on Saturday participated in a memorial ceremony in honor of the passengers and crew of United Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. In remarks delivered at the ceremony, Michelle Obama praised the United Flight 93 passengers’ valor. The flight was en route from Newark, New Jersey to San Francisco on Sept. […]

    Yamuna rising, several areas flooded

    The Yamuna continued to swell menacingly with water level reaching nearly two metres above the danger mark on Saturday night, submerging more localities even as city govt maintained that the situation was under control. The rising Yamuna flooded several parts of the capital including Garhi Mandu, Usmanpur Pusta, Jagatpur Village and Shastri Nagar. Areas near […]