The Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who blamed RSS for assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. The top court observed he should not have resorted to “collective denunciation” of an organisation and asked him to either apologise or face trial.
At least ten CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) commandos belonging to its elite COBRA battalion were killed in a Naxal IED (Improvised Explosive Device) blast in the jungles of Bihar's Aurangabad district. This is one of the biggest casualties of the elite COBRA unit which has been raised by the CRPF for undertaking special jungle warfare operations.
Navjot Kaur, wife of cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, on Tuesday said his resignation from the Rajya Sabha meant he has also quit the BJP and the only option left for him was to join the Aam Aadmi Party. A day after Navjot Sidhu dealt a blow to BJP in Punjab by resigning from Rajya Sabha, his MLA-wife Navjot Kaur said there is no question of his going back on his decision.
North Korea has fired three ballistic missiles, South Korea’s military said, just over a week after issuing threats to respond to the planned deployment of a US anti-missile system in the South.The missiles, launched early today from the western city of Hwangju, flew between 500 and 600 kilometres (311-373 miles) toward the Sea of Japan, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JSC) said in a press statement.
Legendary Singer Mubarak Begum passed away on Monday night at her residence in suburban Jogeshwari here after a prolonged illness. She was 80. Begum, who sang the evergreen song “Kabhi tanhaiyon mein hamari yaad ayegi” from the 1961 movie “Hamari Yaad Aayegi”, has not been keeping well for the last few years.
First Published: Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 04:31 PM