Spurt in militancy exposes Centre’s claims of normalcy in J&K after abrogation of Article 370: Farooq | India News – Times of India

JAMMU: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Monday said that “spurt” in militancy across Jammu and Kashmir has exposed the Centre’s claims that terror will end after revocation of Article 370. The Article, which granted special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, was abrogated in August 2019. The state was then bifurcated …

Peace and normalcy will be established in Jammu and Kashmir: Amit Shah | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Home minister Amit Shah on Monday said that as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mission for all-round development of Jammu and Kashmir is realised, peace and normalcy will be established in the Union territory and “this shall happen in our lifetime itself.” Addressing the personnel of various security forces, including the Jammu and Kashmir …

court: Court can quash proceedings in SC/ST Act where it appears offence civil in nature: SC | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Monday said that a court can exercise its power to quash proceedings where it appears that the alleged offence although covered under the SC/ST Act, is primarily private or civil or where it has not been committed on account of the caste of the victim. “The Courts have to be …

Goals for 100th year of independence, have to be set now: Amit Shah | India News – Times of India

SRINAGAR: Union home minister Amit Shah on Monday said the goals that the country wants to achieve in its 100th year of independence have to be set now. He also said India has made rapid strides on the economic front under the Narendra Modi government and expressed confidence that by 2024, “we will be the …

diwali: Diwali gifting a form of bribe, says Gujarat ACB; asks officials to stay clear | India News – Times of India

AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday said accepting gifts during Diwali is also a form of bribery and government employees will be booked under the Prevention of Corruption Act if they are caught indulging in such corrupt practices. In a statement issued during the day, the ACB said its officials have been …

PM Narendra Modi tears into SP with ‘cycle of corruption’ jibe | India News – Times of India

LUCKNOW: Just a few months ahead of the UP assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday tore into the opposition parties, mainly Congress and Samajwadi Party, accusing them of “filling coffers of their family” at the cost of the poor while denying them basic health facilities since independence. Speaking at the launch of nine …

Entertainment, like vaccines, should reach rich and poor equally: I&B minister at 67th National Film awards | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday conferred the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award on Tamil superstar Rajinikanth and gave away the National Film Awards to a galaxy of personalities related to cinema including Dhanush, Priyadarshan, Resul Pookutty, Manoj Bajpayee and Kangana Ranaut. The 67 National Film awards for 2019 were announced in March …

sampla: Singhu border lynching: Victim’s family members meet NCSC chairman, seek justice | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The family members of the Dalit labourer who was lynched at the farmers’ protest site at Singhu border met National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) chairman Vijay Sampla on Monday and urged him to ensure that they get justice. Those who met Sampla included victim Lakhbir Singh‘s wife, three daughters, sister, father-in-law and …

HD Kumaraswamy turns emotional, says never indulged in money politics | India News – Times of India

TUMAKURU: JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy on Monday turned emotional as he recalled efforts behind building a regional party, and asserted that he has never indulged in money politics. “Building a regional party is not that easy, we don’t have contact with big and rich people while going for every election. Our contact is with you- …

iqbal: Navy Chief Admiral Singh holds talks with Bangladeshi counterpart | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh on Monday held wide-ranging talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart Admiral M Shaheen Iqbal and explored ways to further expand bilateral naval cooperation to deal with emerging challenges in the maritime domain, people familiar with the development said. Admiral Iqbal is on a week-long visit to India from October …

SC allows Congress MP Karti Chidambaram to travel abroad | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday allowed Congress MP Karti Chidambaram, who is facing criminal cases which are being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), to travel abroad till November 21. A bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and C T Ravikumar said that he shall abide by the terms specified by the apex …

‘All have ISI links?’: Amarinder posts pictures of Pakistan journalist with other politicians, hits back at Randhawa | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh tore into his Congress critics on Monday over allegations that his friend, Pakistani journalist Aroosa Alam, has links with ISI. Lashing out the “narrow-mindedness” of some Congress leaders, Amarinder posted a series of pictures on his Facebook page in which Alam can be seen with various Indian …

Amit Shah inaugurates houseboat festival in Srinagar | India News – Times of India

SRINAGAR: Union home minister Amit Shah on Monday inaugurated a houseboat festival organised by the department of tourism of Jammu and Kashmir at the famous Dal Lake, officials said. The minister also witnessed a musical fountain and laser show, that, he said, was “a mesmerising experience”. The houseboat festival has been organised as part of …

ats: Gujarat ATS arrests BSF man for spying for Pakistan | India News – Times of India

BHUJ: A Border Security Force (BSF) personnel deployed in Gujarat’s Bhuj battalion was arrested by the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) for allegedly working as a spy for Pakistan and passing on secret and sensitive information to the neighbouring country over WhatsApp, the ATS said on Monday. The arrested BSF man, identified as Mohammad Sajjad, is a …

bjp: Shah to flag off BJP’s mega membership drive in UP on Oct 29 | India News – Times of India

LUCKNOW: With the crucial Uttar Pradesh assembly elections just a few months away, Union home minister Amit Shah will arrive in the city on October 29 to flag off a mega membership drive in the state. Shah’s visit is seen as the BJP’s tactical move to step up its campaign against a combative opposition. BJP …

male: India, Maldives ink MoU for exchange of public finance data | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India will have better access to public finance data of Maldives with a memorandum of understanding signed by Comptroller and Auditor General G C Murmu on Sunday with his counterpart in Male. The pact will ensure exchange of information between the two countries on government finances and training of auditors. The CAG of …

PM Modi launches Rs 64k crore project to fill critical gaps in health infrastructure | India News – Times of India

VARANASI: Launching the Rs 64,000 crores Prime Minister Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission (PMABHIM) to fill critical gaps in public health infrastructure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that “those who ruled the country for decades before us considered the health sector a means for their personal earning and corruption”. Addressing a mammoth gathering at Mehdiganj …

Madras high court orders postponement of KVPY exam over regional language issue | India News – Times of India

MADURAI: The Madras high court on Monday ordered postponement of the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) aptitude test which was scheduled to be conducted on November 7. The court ordered the postponement of the exam acting on a public interest litigation seeking to conduct it in all regional languages instead of in English and Hindi. …

Mother-in-law residing with her son-in-law is “legal representative” under MV Act: SC | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A mother-in-law residing with her son-in-law is a “legal representative” under the provision of the Motor Vehicles Act and is entitled to compensation under a claim petition, the Supreme Court on Monday said. A bench of Justices S A Nazeer and Krishna Murari said it is not uncommon in Indian society for the …

Priyanka Gandhi counters Yogi Adityanath govt over health in Uttar Pradesh | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Yogi Adityanath government of the BJP in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh (UP) may have declared that Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) is its main rival, but the Congress is making all efforts to be seen as the ruling party’s principal opponent in the 2022 assembly election. Congress general secretary in charge of UP, …