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3 March, 2017 9:27 AM India to participate in Indus waters talks in Pakistan

NEW DELHI: The Indian Commissioner of the Permanent Indus Commission has accepted his Pakistani counterpart's invitation for talks on the Indus Waters Treaty scheduled to be held in Pakistan in the second half of March. However, given the extremely strained relations between the two South Asian nuclear neighbours, the Indian establishment here does not see this as official 60

1 March, 2017 6:27 PM Pakistan must vacate illegal occupation of Kashmir: India at United Nations

Geneva: Asserting that Pakistan is a state that regards the use of terrorism as a legitimate instrument of statecraft and provides sanctuary to UN-designated terrorists, India in its reply to Islamabad`s statement at the United Nation Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Wednesday urged the Council to ask its Asian neighbour to fulfil its obligation under 57

1 March, 2017 5:45 PM Pakistan's terror 'monster' is now devouring its creator: India

"Pakistan has created terrorist groups against India, these monsters are now devouring its creator," Ajit Kumar, India's permanent representative at UNHRC, said in Geneva. "The basic reason for disturbance in most parts Jammu and Kashmir is the cross-border terrorism aided and abetted by Pakistan," he said. The already volatile situation along the line of control 55

1 March, 2017 5:41 PM Pak created terror outfits, now 'monster' devouring it: India

GENEVA/NEW DELHI: Pakistan created terror outfits against India and the "monster" is now devouring its own creator, India's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva said today. Addressing the 34th Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC), Ambassador Ajit Kumar hit out at Pakistan for destabilising the situation in Jammu and Kashmir 44

1 March, 2017 4:25 PM Pakistan Created Terror Outfits, Now 'Monster' Devouring it: India

Geneva/New Delhi: Pakistan created terror outfits against India and the "monster" is now devouring its own creator, India's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva said on Wednesday. Addressing the 34th Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC), Ambassador Ajit Kumar hit out at Pakistan for destabilising the situation in Jammu and Kashmir 50

28 February, 2017 6:36 PM Spent lifetime trying to win medals, called illiterate in a moment: Mahavir Phogat slams Javed Akhtar

The fallout over Gurmehar Kaur’s placard reached new levels with politicians, cricketers, actors and even wrestlers getting involved. While Hooda and Virender Sehwag joked about her placard, Javed Akhtar took umbrage at their comments. Javed Akhtar hit out her detractors. "If a hardly literate player or a wrestler troll a pacifist daughter of a martyr 153

28 February, 2017 4:37 PM Twitter SLAMS Javed Akhtar for 'hardly literate' jibe at Virender Sehwag and Yogeshwar Dutt

The fallout over Gurmehar Kaur’s placard reached new levels with politicians, cricketers, actors and even wrestlers getting involved. While Hooda and Virender Sehwag joked about her placard, Javed Akhtar took umbrage at their comments. Javed Akhtar hit out her detractors. "If a hardly literate player or a wrestler troll a pacifist daughter of a martyr 174

28 February, 2017 3:56 PM Ramjas ruckus: DU students, professors take out rally against ABVP, Gurmehar stays out

Angered by what they say is "stifling of voices," hundreds of university students and teachers took out a protest march today aimed at the ABVP as a controversy over free speech in the country gathered pace. Faced with alleged rape threats and a virulent social media backlash, the young woman at the centre of the storm, Gurmehar Kaur, withdrew her protest 73

28 February, 2017 4:55 AM Modified Pellet Guns To Be Used In Jammu And Kashmir

New Delhi: With pellet guns leaving hundreds of protesters in Jammu and Kashmir with severe eye injuries, a modified version of the weapon will now be used to ward off any protest ahead or during any anti-terrorism operations. CRPF Director General K Durga Prasad, who is retiring tomorrow, said the paramilitary force had taken the decision of modifying 38

28 February, 2017 1:39 AM To save eyes, pellet guns get deflectors

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), key to tackle violent protests in Kashmir, on Monday said the Union Home ministry has not asked it to stop the use of pellet guns and the decision (on using the weapon) is taken by the men on the ground. At the receiving end for leaving hundreds of protestors with severe eye injuries, the Home ministry had in September 113