Wednesday, January 17, 2018

US, India agree there will be no tolerance for terror safe havens

NEW DELHI: Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday that she discussed the issue of terror safe havens in Pakistan with her US counterpart James Mattis and they both agreed such sanctuaries shouldn't be tolerated. Sitharaman also said she made India's...

Mattis meets PM Modi, Terror issue discussed

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US defence secretary Jim Mattison Tuesday held wide-range of talks on advancing bilateral agenda between the two countries. Mattis, who is on a two-day visit to India, also briefed PM...

BJP delegation visits Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi

NEW DELHI: National Secretary of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) R.P Singh accompanied by Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) President Manjit Singh GK, visited the Pakistani High Commission in New Delhi on Monday and...

Mumbai attacks trial in Pakistan seems to have reached a dead end

NEW DELHI: Following incessant delays owing mostly to the lackadaisical manner in which Islamabad handled it, the ongoing Mumbai attacks trial in Pakistan seems to have reached a dead end. The Pakistani court seems to...

Indian court commutes death sentences in Godhra train case

NEW DELHI: An Indian court jailed 11 men for life on Monday, for setting fire to a train carrying Hindu pilgrims in 2002, which sparked the country's worst religious riots in decades, a lawyer...

Modi declares victory in closely-fought Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh elections

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday declared victory for his party in two state elections, including a closely-fought race in his stronghold of Gujarat where the charismatic leader fronted the campaign. Modi...

Haryana court awards Karim Tunda life term in 1996 Sonipat blast case

NEW DELHI: A Haryana local court awarded life imprisonment to alleged Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) bomb expert Abdul Karim alias Tunda on Tuesday in the 1996 Sonipat bomb blasts case. A penalty of Rs 1 lakh...

Rahul Gandhi to file papers for presidentship on Dec 4

NEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi is expected to file nomination for the election to the Congerss president's post on December 4, party sources said here. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ex-Union Minister AK Antony are...

Pranab claims he pulled Pak FM out of a press meeting and told him...

NEW DELHI: India's former president Pranab Mukherjee revealed in his new book that he had called visiting Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi out of a press conference just after the 26/11 terror attack...

Modi accuses Pakistan of interfering in Gujarat elections

PALANPUR (Gujarat): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has alleged Pakistan was interfering in Gujarat assembly polls and sought an explanation from the Congress over its top party men who were said to have recently met...