SSC Paper Leak: Students take to streets

New Delhi: Thousands of students took to streets of the national capital to protest against the alleged leakage of Staff Selection Commission question papers, and demanded time-bound Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the leak on all exams conducted by the Commission recently. Students who have gathered here at Parliament Street from different parts of […]

CBSE Paper Leak: Students Approaches SC

New Delhi: A Delhi lawyer, Alakh Alok Srivastava, filed a petition before the Supreme Court seeking a CBI inquiry into the alleged Central Board of Secondary Education paper leak case. The lawyer, in his petition, also sought compensation of Rs one lakh each to class XII students, who had given the examinations, for the mental […]

Diplomats Issue: Pak Broke International Norms, Singh

New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh criticised Pakistan for going above the law and breaking international norms over the treatment of each other’s diplomats. General Singh said, “There are international norms on how the ambassador, high commissioners, diplomats and people who are visiting an embassy are treated. Unfortunately, those norms were […]

Malala Arrives Her Hometown After Six Years

Islamabad: Nobel laureate and prominent Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai arrived at her hometown Mingora in Pakistan’s Swat Valley after a gap of six years under heavy security. It was an emotional homecoming for the 20-year-old as this was the place where the Taliban militants had shot Malala in her head for advocating girl’s education in […]

Cauvery Dispute: TN Files Contempt Petition

New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government has filed a contempt petition before the Supreme Court against the Centre for failing to set up the Cauvery Management Board within the stipulated period of six weeks. The Central government also filed a clarification plea asking the court whether it can modify the composition of the Cauvery Management […]

IS: Four Keralite killed in Afghanistan

Kasargod: Four Keralites who joined the dreaded terror module Islamic State, were killed in a US bomb attack in Afghanistan. According to the reports, Kasargod natives Shihas, his wife Ajmala, their child and Mohammed of Thrikkarippur were killed in the attack in Nagarhar Camp. However, it was not clear when the attack took place, according […]

BJP Suffers from Anti-Muslim Perception, Paswan

New Delhi: BJP is struggling to change a “perception” that it is against minority Muslims and lower-caste people., which could cost it votes in a general election due next year, NDA ally Lok Jan Shakti Party leader and Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said. Veteran politician Ram Vilas Paswan says his party represents India’s socially […]

GSAT 6A: Successfully Launched

Sriharikota: In yet another achievement for the Indian Space Research Organisation, India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-6A was successfully launched using the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F08) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre. The launch vehicle fitted with an indigenously developed cryogenic third stage injected the satellite into orbit about 18 minutes after its lift off from […]

Anna Hazare ends indefinite fast

New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare ended his indefinite fast after meeting Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Minister of State for Agriculture Gajendra Singh Shekhawat. Hazare had been on a fast from March 23 at Ramlila Ground to demand the appointment of Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in states, and ensure better […]