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6 May, 2018 5:15 AM Mani Shankar Aiyar fires a fresh salvo, lauds Jinnah, faces BJP heat

Amid the row over Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s portrait in the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has sparked a fresh row by referring to the Muslim leader as Quaid-e-Azam. Aiyar triggered a controversy as he lauded the founder of Pakistan even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are already in a war of words 70

19 February, 2018 9:03 PM One can eat beef, but no need to celebrate it, says Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President raised the beef ban issue while addressing a gathering at Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of RA Poddar College of Commerce in Mumbai. Mumbai: Referring to the 'beef ban' in some parts of the country and much hue and cry over the issue, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said that one can eat beef but there was no need for any celebration 58

10 February, 2018 7:58 AM 2 officers killed as militants storm Army camp near Jammu city

Three other Army men and a girl were injured in the attack and an operation is on to engage four to five militants holed up inside the camp. Two Army men, including a Junior Commissioner Officer (JCO), were killed in a fidayeen (suicide) attack on the Army's 36 Brigade camp at Sunjwan, near Jammu city, in the early hours of Saturday. Four persons, including 50

9 February, 2018 5:04 PM Kashmir Valley witnesses shutdown on Afzal Guru death anniversary

Security was tightened and restrictions imposed in Sopore, Afzal Guru’s home town. Kashmir valley witnessed a shutdown on the fifth death anniversary of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru on Friday. Security was tightened and restrictions imposed in Guru’s home town, Sopore. The movement of vehicles was also restricted in parts of Srinagar. The authorities 39

11 January, 2018 9:44 AM Afzal Guru's son gets distinction in class 12 board exams, scores 88 percent

Afzal Guru's son Galib Guru secured 88 percent in the examination. Srinagar: Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's son Galib Guru on Thursday passed the higher secondary school examination conducted by Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education, with a distinction. Afzal Guru was executed in 2013 for his role in the 2001 Parliament attack. Galib secured 60

8 December, 2017 3:24 AM If not the mother, would you salute Afzal Guru? Asks Venkaiah Naidu

Afzal Guru was hanged for his role in the attack on Indian Parliament in December 2001. NEW DELHI: Reacting to the objections raised by some quarters on singing 'Vande Mataram', Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has asked, “If not your mother, who would you salute, Afzal Guru”. “"Vande Mataram ke baare mein vivaad hota hai, 'Maa tujhe salaam'. Maa ko salaam 47

7 November, 2017 8:04 AM 'JeM chief's nephew among three killed in Pulwama gunfight'

An Army soldier was also killed in the encounter at Aglar village in Jammu and Kashmir One of the three Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militants killed in the Pulwama gunfight on Monday night “is believed to be a nephew'' of the outfit’s founder, Masood Azhar, according to General Officer Commanding (GOC), Victor Force, Maj. Gen. B.S Raju. Earlier, a Jaish-e-Muhammad 58

29 October, 2017 12:01 PM PM Narendra Modi slams Congress on Kashmir, accuses it of speaking Pakistan's language

In a stinging attack on the Congress on the Kashmir issue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused it of "shamelessly" taking a U-turn and lending its voice for "Kashmir's azadi", a language spoken by Pakistan. Modi's sharp comments came a day after senior Congress leader P Chidambaram pitched for greater autonomy for the restive Jammu and Kashmir 87

28 October, 2017 6:09 PM Chidambaram Seeks Greater Autonomy For Jammu And Kashmir, Slammed By BJP

P Chidambaram had in July 2016 advocated greater autonomy for Jammu and Kashmir, saying India should restore the "grand bargain" under which Kashmir had acceded by granting a large degree of autonomy to it. Rajkot/New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram pitched for greater autonomy for the restive Jammu and Kashmir yet again on Saturday, drawing 73

3 September, 2017 3:40 PM Raj Kumar Singh: Man who arrested LK Advani becomes minister in Modi govt

NEW DELHI: As an IAS officer, Raj Kumar Singh saw power from close quarters, both in his native Bihar and the national capital, and will now occupy a seat of power himself. The first-term MP from Arrah was always known as a tough officer and his toughest assignment was to arrest L K Advani when the BJP stalwart's 'Ram Rath' rolled on unhindered from Somnath 62