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Unnao rape accused MLA features in I-Day ad with PM

Unnao rape accused MLA features in I-Day ad with PM

Rape accused MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar may have been expelled from the Bharatiya Janata Party but he found a prominent place along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an advertisement given by a party leader on the occasion of Independence Day. In the advertisement inserted in the local edition of a leading daily, Ungu Nagar Panchayat chairman Anuj Kumar Dixit […]

Phone lines in Kashmir to be restored over weekend

Phone lines in Kashmir to be restored over weekend

IMAGE: Security forces personnel stand guard next to concertina wire laid across a road during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar. Photograph: Danish Ismail/Reuters Most phone lines in Kashmir will be restored over the weekend and schools will reopen next week, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam said on Friday while announcing the […]

Major General dismissed over sexual abuse charges

Major General dismissed over sexual abuse charges

IMAGE: Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat had signed the confirmation of the sentence to the Maj Gen in July itself. Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday confirmed that the punishment of dismissal has been awarded to a Major General from service in connection with a sexual harassment case. “Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has confirmed the sentence awarded to the […]

What kind of petition is this?: SC on pleas on Art 370

What kind of petition is this?: SC on pleas on Art 370

The Supreme Court on Friday expressed anguish over “defective” petitions challenging scrapping of provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said the petition by advocate M L Sharma challenging the scrapping of Article 370 has “no meaning”. “What kind of petition is this? It could have been dismissed but there are 5 […]

How TV has become mode of communication in Kashmir

How TV has become mode of communication in Kashmir

Some want to know about the wellbeing of their kin inside the Valley, some post they are fine and others use the medium to pass on information. IMAGE: A woman walks with her children as security personnel stand guard during curfew like restriction in Srinagar. Photograph: S Irfan/PTI Photo With landlines, mobiles and internet connections blocked, television channels have become […]