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Jaishankar’s remarks expose government’s ‘lie’ on strikes: Congress

Congress on Wednesday pointed out Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar’s statement that the Army had carried out “target specific, limited-calibre, counter-terrorist operations” across LoC in the past too, to “expose” the BJP and Modi government’s “lie” on the recent surgical strikes. Randeep Surjewala, party’s chief spokesperson said that Jaishanker would not[Read More…]

India acquires second Akula 2 nuclear submarine from Russia

In a deal worth close to $2 billion, India is set to acquire a second Akula 2 nuclear-powered attack submarine from Russia. The deal, signed on the sidelines of the BRICS summit, was not publicly announced. However, Russian Journal Vedomosti has confirmed that the contract was finalized and signed in Goa along[Read More…]

Court relief for Smriti Irani in fake degree case

In a relief to Union minister Smriti Irani, a Delhi court on Tuesday decided not to summon her in the in the fake degree case. Smriti Irani has been accused of giving false information about her educational qualification to the Election Commission. The court dismissed the case and observed that the complaint was filed to[Read More…]

Irom Sharmila launches political party PRAJA

Activist Irom Sharmila today launched a new political party People’s Resurgence and Justice Alliance or the PRAJA. Irom Sharmila said that her party would be based on the principles of justice, understanding, love and peace. She announced that she will contest the Manipur assembly elections to be held early next[Read More…]

#UP2017: The entry of Ram in the battle arena

The much debated issue of Ram temple is back in the political arena of Uttar Pradesh. Minister Mahesh Sharma has planned a visit to Ayodhya to inspect the proposed site for setting up a Ramayana museum, and has drawn flak from a lot of political opponents. BSP supremo Mayawati criticised the[Read More…]

Kashmir: Pakistani troops violate ceasefire along LoC in Naushera district, Indians retaliate

Another ceasefire violation was reported along the LoC in Naushera sector of Rajouri district late Monday night. Pakistani troops fired from small arms and shelled mortar bombs on forward posts as Indian forces retaliated. “There was ceasefire violation by Pak troops along the LoC in Naushera sector of Rajouri district”, a defence[Read More…]

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