- NHRC chief says Delhi violence not communal, ground facts otherwise(20:33)
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) National Human Rights Commission Chairman and former Chief Justice of India, H.L. Dattu, on Wednesday said the spurt of violence in the capital, which left over 20 people dead and nearly 200 injured, could not be referred as communal, but was an "aberration". But, facts at ground zero suggest the contrary.
- CISF takes over Srinagar airport security (Lead)(19:11)
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Wednesday took over the security of hyper sensitive and strategically important Srinagar airport from from Jammu and Kashmir Police.
- Goa freedom fighters oppose museum dedicated to Parrikar(15:52)
Panaji, Feb 26 (IANS) The Goa government's plans to house a museum dedicated to the memorabilia of former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar at a former colonial prison complex under renovation, appear to have hit rough weather.
- UP AAP leader's family wants probe into his death(15:16)
Lalitpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 26 (IANS) The family of Aam Aadmi Party's Uttar Pradesh co-in charge Murari Jain, 61, who was found dead under mysterious circumstances on Monday, has now demanded a high-level inquiry into the death.
- Congress losing key leaders to AAP in UP(16:46)
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Congress is now losing its leaders to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which is preparing to make inroads in the state politics after it swept Assembly elections in the national capital.
- Rajasthan village mourns its son(14:32)
Jaipur, Feb 25 (IANS) Tihawali village in Sikar on Tuesday mourned the death of its son, Head Constable Ratan Lal, who died yesterday while trying to control violence involving pro and anti-CAA groups in north-east Delhi.
- Sunni Waqf board's 5 acre to have library, hospital also(11:07)
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board has said that on the five acre land allotted to it following the final verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi title suit, there will not only be a mosque but also an Indo-Islamic Cultural centre, a charitable hospital, and a public library among other facilities.
- Confusion in Congress over next party chief(19:00)
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Congress is facing a tough time restraining its leaders from speaking out of turn on the issue of organisational elections in the party as many of them have pitched for a party president from outside the Gandhi family even as Anil Shastri suggested that Priyanka Gandhi take over as party chief.
- Schools in Kashmir reopen after 6 months(12:13)
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) After remaining closed for over six months, the schools in Kashmir opened on Monday. The educational institutes had closed after restrictions and shutdown following the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5 and in between the customary three-month winter break was also announced by the government.