21 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Amid strong criticism of the use of pellet guns for mob control in Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today announced that the government will look at other non-lethal alternatives as "we all feel sad" over the loss of lives and injuries in the valley.
18 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha today condemned "senseless and barbaric" acts of violence in various parts of the world, including France and Bangladesh, and called upon the global community to unitedly combat terrorism.
16 Jul 2016
Washington: The US has called for reducing rhetoric and violence in Kashmir, a day after Pakistan termed slain Hizbul commander Burhan Wani as a "martyr" and said July 19 will be observed as "black day" to protest "atrocities" against Kashmiris by Indian security forces.
20 Jul 2016
Srinagar: Curfew remained in force across all 10 districts of Kashmir today with security forces stepping up vigil in view of the call given by separatists for observing a "black day" to protest the recent killings in the Valley.
20 Jul 2016
United Nations: Pakistan continued to raise the Kashmir issue with top UN officials and submitted letters to UN chief Ban Ki-moon and Security Council President expressing "concern" over alleged human rights violations in the Valley after the killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani.
15 Jul 2016
Thiruvananthapuram: The first Indian Airforce flight C-17 carrying 156 persons, who were evacuated from war-torn South Sudan's capital city Juba, arrived here early today.
19 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today promised to work for a consensus on the passage of the GST bill which he said was in the interest of the states.
17 Jul 2016
Hyderabad: Charging Prime Minister Narendra Modi with "poisoning" the political atmosphere, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has said it is unrealistic for the BJP-led NDA government to expect his party to cooperate and facilitate passage of the GST bill in the Monsoon session of Parliament.
14 Jul 2016
Srinagar: An injured youth died in a hospital here today, taking the death toll to 38 in the current bout of violence that has rocked the Kashmir Valley after the death of a local militant commander last week.
11 Jul 2016
New York: Facing flak for temporarily removing the video of Philando Castile, an African-American who was fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic stop last week, social media giant Facebook has said that it only removes content if it celebrates or glorifies violence, not if it's only graphic or disturbing.