Owaisi blames Pakistan for Pulwama attack, Modi for political failure

Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday accused Pakistan for the Pulwama terror strike, but blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the “political failure” to prevent it. He also said the JeM chief Maulana Masood Azhar was not a “Jaish-e-Mohammed” (The Prophet),[Read More…]

Actor Satish Kaushik’s 5 theatres torched in Itanagar violence (With Curfew in Itanagar, 1 killed in violence over PRC row, 50 IIFF delegates evacuated)

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Five theatres that actor Satish Kaushik is associated with were burnt in the protests that rocked Arunachal Pradesh capital Itanager on Friday night against the government move to grant permanent residency certificates (PRCs) to certain categories of people. “I am associated with five theatres named[Read More…]

Parrikar admitted to hospital: CMO

Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) Amid reports of his health condition worsening, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has been admitted to the top government hospital for a gastrointestinal endoscopy procedure, the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said in a statement, here on Saturday. “Honourable Chief Minister taken to Goa Medical College for[Read More…]

Cong indulging in cheap poll gimmicks on Ram temple: AAP

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday accused the Congress of indulging in cheap election gimmicks by raising Ram temple issue and asked its party president Rahul Gandhi to clear his stand on the matter. Speaking to the media after a statement from Congress General[Read More…]

We are Indian firm, says Karachi Bakery after Bengaluru protest

Hyderabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Hyderabad-based Karachi Bakery on Saturday clarified it is an Indian company and urged all to refrain from any misconceptions. The clarification came after protest at one of its outlets in Bengaluru, demanding the change of name for its connection with Pakistan. A group of people also[Read More…]

PM to visit Kumbh at Prayagraj on Sunday

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the ongoing Kumbh at Prayagraj on Sunday, an official statement said on Saturday. At the Kumbh, he will participate in the Swachh Kumbh Swachh Aabhaar event, organized by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation. The Prime Minister will distribute[Read More…]

Rahul promises martyr status for paramilitary personnel (lead)

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi said here on Saturday paramilitary personnel killed in the line of duty will be granted the “martyrs” status if the Congress comes to power. “Paramilitary forces don’t get martyr status when they lay down their lives. If we form the government,[Read More…]

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