Hasina visits Bangladeshi writer Zafar Iqbal in hospital

Dhaka, March 5 : Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday visited writer Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, who was stabbed by an attacker at a university last week and was hospitalised. Iqbal, known for his secular activism and science fiction writing, was stabbed in the back of his head by an assailant while speaking at a […]

MOS PMO said yes to CBI probe into SSC exam scam: Tharoor

[Patna: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) aspirants stage protest demanding a CBI investigation over the alleged paper leak, at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on Monday. /PTI] New Delhi, March 5 : Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh on Monday agreed to a CBI probe into the alleged question paper leak, irregularities and mass […]

Committed to win back northeast’s trust: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, March 5 : Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who returned home after a weekend trip to Italy, on Monday said his party respected the mandate of the people of Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya where the Congress failed to come to power in the recently-concluded assembly polls. In a tweet, Gandhi said the Congress had […]

We need ideals for country’s development, not leaders: Yechury

Kolkata, March 5 : CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday said the country needs strong ideals instead of leaders and urged party activists to create an alternative force on the basis of these principles to dethrone the BJP government at the Centre. He also urged the activists to reinforce the people’s movement across the […]

Kerala opposition slams government for suicide of NRI

Thiruvananthapuram, March 5 : The Congress-led opposition on Monday slammed the Pinarayi Vijayan government in the state assembly for “haunting” those non-resident Keralite’s (NRKs) who return to the state to set up business ventures. The opposition blamed the government for trying to hush up the case of an NRK returnee “who was forced to commit […]

SC blocks further probe against army major by J&K Police

New Delhi, March 5 : The Supreme Court on Monday restrained the Jammu and Kashmir Police from carrying out any investigation in pursuance to FIR registered against Major Aditya Kumar in the wake of the death of three civilians as army tried to disperse a stone-pelting mob in Shopian district in Kashmir. Restraining the Jammu […]