CRPF officer killed, two injured in LeT attack in Srinagar

Srinagar, June 24 : Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants attacked a Central Reserve Police Force vehicle on the outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday evening, killing an officer and injuring two others. The militants attacked the CRPF vehicle in Pantha Chowk, on the Srinagar Jammu National Highway just outside Delhi Public School (DPS). “A sub-inspector of the CRPF […]

CBI arrests ex-ED official in bribery case

Lucknow, June 24 : The CBI on Saturday arrested a senior officer, earlier working with the ED on deputation, on the charge of demanding Rs 50 lakh in bribe from an accused in the multi-crore National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam, an official said. The premier agency conducted a raid and arrested former Enforcement Directorate […]

One held for teen’s murder; CPI-M blames ‘toxic campaign’ for crime

Ballabhgarh (Haryana), June 24 : One person has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a teenager in a train in Haryana, police said on Saturday. Authorities said four more accused had been identified, but refused to disclose their identities. The CPI-M said on Saturday that such crimes are a result of “toxic […]

CRPF trooper killed, 4 security men injured in J&K militant attack

[Srinagar: Army personnel laying a Gorden after the CRPF vehicle was attacked by militants at Pantha Chowk in Srinagar on Saturday. A CRPF jawan was killed and another injured in attack. /PTI] Srinagar, June 24 : A Central Reserve Police Force jawan was killed and four other security men were injured on Saturday after militants […]

Opposition slams BJP for ministers skipping President’s Iftar

New Delhi, June 24 : Opposition parties on Saturday slammed the Narendra Modi government after none of its representatives turned up for an Iftar party hosted by outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee. The ruling BJP was hard put to explain the absence of NDA ministers at the Friday evening gathering — the last before Mukherjee demits […]

EC rejects AAP plea, office of profit case to continue

New Delhi, June 24 : In a setback to the AAP, the Election Commission has rejected the pleas of 21 party legislators — whose appointment as Parliamentary Secretaries was set aside by the court — to drop the “office of profit” case against them. Since the AAP MLAs held de facto posts of Parliamentary Secretaries […]