CPEC appears to Kashmiris as link to both past and future

CPEC appears to Kashmiris as link to both past and future

Srinagar: Leaders of the business community of Kashmir are keen to become part of the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The under-construction $46 billion economic corridor that is being built on Kashmir’s borders in Pakistan aims to connect Gwadar Port in southwestern Pakistan with Xinjiang in western China. The project is a collection of […]

Deconstructing the Dance of Death in Universities

Deconstructing the Dance of Death in Universities

By AAMIR QAYOOM It was the day when everyone was done with the vibrant and cheerful day of Holi. Little did we expect that death would dance around the ambiance of a politically charged JNU campus. It was a day when a Dalit M. Phil scholar, Muthukrishnan studying at the JNU, committed suicide by hanging […]

UK watchdog probes Hindu charity over irregularities

UK watchdog probes Hindu charity over irregularities

London: Britain’s charities watchdog has opened a statutory inquiry into the workings of Bhaarat Welfare Trust citing a number of “serious regulatory concerns” about the financial management of the Hindu charity. The Charity Commission said it had identified a “number of serious regulatory concerns” about the financial management of the Trust, which is based in […]

Gunfight in Lucknow, ‘ISIS militant’ killed

Gunfight in Lucknow, ‘ISIS militant’ killed

Lucknow: A suspected militant was killed in the wee hours Wednesday after 12 hours of operation, police said, refuting as “false” earlier reports of two suspected militants holed up in a house in the outskirts of Lucknow. “After opening the doors of the house, the force went inside and found the suspect dead along with […]

MP Police claim arrest of 6 ISIS militants

MP Police claim arrest of 6 ISIS militants

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh police on Wednesday claimed that they have arrested 6 members of ISIS module. The police have reportedly recovered 8 pistols and an ISIS flag from the arrested persons. The police have also recovered an Indian and Israeli flag while 4 other members of the organisation are reported to be on the run. […]

India’s richest city Mumbai’s total wealth at $820 billion

India’s richest city Mumbai’s  total wealth at $820 billion

New Delhi: India’s financial capital Mumbai, which is home to 46,000 millionaires and 28 billionaires, is the richest Indian city with a total wealth of USD 820 billion, says a report. According to New World Wealth, Mumbai is the richest city in the country followed by Delhi and Bengaluru in the second and third place, […]

Kashmir nearly lost, says Chidambaram

Kashmir nearly lost, says Chidambaram

Srinagar: Former union minister P. Chidambaram has said that he had a feeling that Kashmir has been nearly lost for India because the government of India had used brute force to quell the dissent there. Addressing a meeting organised by Manthan, a public discourse platform, on Friday, the Hindu newspaper reported that Chidambaram feared the […]

Modi(fied)India

Modi(fied)India

By Baseer Abbas During the Parliamentary election campaign in India, there were many slogans which BJP employed. Good governance, Sab kasaath sab ka kavikas, bring black money back and so on were the slogans which were ubiquitous. Among all these slogans there was one slogan which stood out. This was “Minimum government Maximum governance”. But […]

28 accused in post-Godhra riots case acquitted

28 accused in post-Godhra riots case acquitted

AHMEDABAD: All 28 accused in a post- Godhra riots case have been acquitted by a Gandhinagar court which cited lack of substantial evidence against them. Those who have been acquitted by the court include present chairman of the Kalol Nagrik Sahkari Bank, Govind Patel. All the accused were already on bail since long. The 28 […]

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