Two Years of Art 370 Abrogation: J-K Witnesses 5 Terror Incidents, PDP Protests and BJP Celebrations

Two Years of Art 370 Abrogation: J-K Witnesses 5 Terror Incidents, PDP Protests and BJP Celebrations

Five terror incidents, protests by the PDP and celebrations by the BJP marked the second anniversary of the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status on Thursday as opposition parties in the Kashmir Valley vowed to strive for the restoration of pre-August 2019 status of the erstwhile state. The People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) … Read more

More CRPF, BSF, SSB Personnel Died by Suicide Than in Encounter in Last 6 Years, Home Ministry Says

More CRPF, BSF, SSB Personnel Died by Suicide Than in Encounter in Last 6 Years, Home Ministry Says

More Central Armed Police Forces’ personnel, including BSF, CRPF and SSB died by suicide than in encounters in the last six years, according to the Union Home Ministry. Nearly 680 personnel died by suicide between 2015 and 2020, more than double of 323 killed in encounters, the home ministry informed the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. … Read more

Israel conducts first Lebanon strikes in seven years – Times of India

Israel conducts first Lebanon strikes in seven years - Times of India

JERUSALEM: The Israeli air force said it carried out its first air strikes on neighbouring Lebanon in seven years Thursday following a second day of rocket fire across the border. Lebanon condemned the strikes as an “escalation” that could mark a change of tactics by Israel, while UN peacekeepers urged restraint. “Earlier today (Thursday), rockets … Read more

Article 370 Abrogation Ended 200 Years of Discrimination, Say Gorkhas of Jammu Kashmir

Article 370 Abrogation Ended 200 Years of Discrimination, Say Gorkhas of Jammu Kashmir

While the historic decision of abrogating Article 370 on August 5, 2019, brought relief for many communities across Jammu and Kashmir, who were suffering for past 70 years, the decision had a bigger impact on the Gorkhas in the union territory, who were allegedly being discriminated. According to the Gorkhas, the discriminatory Article 370 denied … Read more

News18 Afternoon Digest: Meet India’s 5 Heroes in Olympics Who Ended 41 Years Wait, What Next for Prashant Kishor & Other Top Stories

News18 Afternoon Digest: Meet India's 5 Heroes in Olympics Who Ended 41 Years Wait, What Next for Prashant Kishor & Other Top Stories

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Meet the 5 Heroes of India Who Ended 41 Years Wait Ending the 41-year long wait, the men’s Indian hockey team clinched bronze at the Tokyo Olympics by defeating Germany 5-4 in an enthralling contest. The Indian hockey team last won a medal at the 1980 Moscow Olympics. The Indian team had … Read more

1.71 Lakh Rape Cases Registered in India in Five Years, MP Tops List: Govt

1.71 Lakh Rape Cases Registered in India in Five Years, MP Tops List: Govt

Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Kumar Mishra said a total of 22,753 rape cases were registered in Madhya Pradesh between 2015 and 2019 In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Kumar Mishra said a total of 22,753 rape cases were registered in … Read more

Two Years of Abrogation of Article 370: J&K’s Wait For ‘Former Glory’ | Full Timeline

Two Years of Abrogation of Article 370: J&K's Wait For 'Former Glory' | Full Timeline

On August 5, 2019, the central government withdrew J&K’s special status under Article 370 and bifurcated the erstwhile state into two Union Territories — J&K with a legislative assembly and Ladakh without one. The historic move had led to the imposition of restrictions on several political leaders and activists in the Kashmir Valley. Gradually, authorities … Read more

State can’t, but Governor can release lifers before they spent 14 years in jail: Supreme Court | India News – Times of India

State can't, but Governor can release lifers before they spent 14 years in jail: Supreme Court | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: In an interesting contrasting interpretation of powers for premature release of lifers, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said state governments have no power under the criminal procedure code to release a person sentenced to life imprisonment prior to undergoing a minimum 14 years jail term. However, the Governor using his powers under Article … Read more

348 killed, 1,189 tortured in custody in last 3 years: Govt | India News – Times of India

348 killed, 1,189 tortured in custody in last 3 years: Govt | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: As many as 348 persons died and 1,189 were tortured in police custody between 2018-19 and 2020-21, the home ministry told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The junior home minister, Nityanand Rai said that as per information received from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), 100 deaths in police custody and 236 cases … Read more

Ceasefire Violation by Pakistan Lowest in Four Years in 2021: Home Ministry Data

Ceasefire Violation by Pakistan Lowest in Four Years in 2021: Home Ministry Data

At least 664 cases of ceasefire violations and cross-border firing by Pakistan were reported till mid-year in 2021, making it the lowest in the last four years during the same period, Union Home Ministry data shows. As per the data analysed by CNN-NEWS18, the violations dropped by more than 70 per cent till June 2021 … Read more

Translate »