• PDP against imposing any rider on its common programme with BJP: Altaf Bukhari
    Senior PDP leader and Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Sunday said that dialogue couldn’t have a rider or any pre-conditions in a democratic set-up.
  • Punjabi woman is Labour candidate in UK
    Preet Kaur Gill, a councillor in Sandwell, has been selected as Labour party candidate from Birmingham-Edgbaston constituency for the UK snap elections.Preet is replacing party MP Gisela Stuart, who chaired the “leave“ campaign to take UK out of the European Union and recently announced that she would stand down in 2017 election to pass the baton after remaining MP for 20 years.
  • If Stone-Pelting Stops in J&K, May Call For Dialogue: SC
    The Supreme Court on Friday said it could consider ordering a dialogue to resolve the Kashmir conflict but set down a near impossible condition that this could be done if there was a halt to stone-pelting and bloodshed.
  • India’s neighbours needs to take enlightened decisions for optimal relations
    Many believe that we have not managed relations with our neighbours well enough. Is the fault mostly ours? We need to look at our neighbourhood policy — including that under the Modi government — more objectively, keeping some pertinent points in mind.
  • Pakistani man who claimed he was ISI spy cooked up story
    Government officials said on Saturday they are almost certain that a man who turned up at the Delhi airport a day earlier and identified himself as a hit man of Pakistan’s ISI is not a spy but had cooked up the story to gain asylum in India, according to Hindustan Times.
  • Death for Indian Techie for killing two women
    The death sentence of an Indian techie has been affirmed by Pennsylvania’s high court in the 2012 murders of a 10-month old baby and her grandmother following a botched kidnapping plot to pay for his gambling.
  • Relief for Home-buyers as real estate act comes into existence from May 1
    Home buyers can heave a sigh of relief, the long-awaited Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA) will be implemented from May 1. The catch — only 12, out of a total of 32 states and Union territories, have notified rules.
  • PM Modi urges Muslims to "not politicise the issue of triple talaq”
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today used the occasion of the birth anniversary of a social reformer to urge Muslims to " not politicise the issue of triple talaq " and to "protect women from the effects" of the practice of oral divorce.