After this week's Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar in Pakistan, the government has sent detailed instructions to schools across the country on how to prep against and react to a terror attack where students could be taken hostage.
After this week's Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar in Pakistan, the government has reissued detailed instructions to schools across the country on how to prepare against and react to any threat to children, including a terror attack where students could be taken hostage.
A BJP lawmaker from Rajasthan tells a senior doctor that he will kick him, slap him, cut off his hair and "skin him alive", in a phone conversation that has gone viral on social media. The legislator, Prahlad Gunjal, must be punished, say doctors in Kota district, threatening protests.
The Constitution Amendment Bill on Goods and Services Tax, that will pave the way for a mega tax reform, was tabled in the Lok Sabha today. In the Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government would formally take up the bill and seek to pass in the next session of Parliament. The current session ends on Tuesday next.
There was slight respite from bone-chilling cold conditions in Leh and Kargil, in the frontier Ladakh region, as the night temperatures rose by two degrees, while cold wave continued unabated in Kashmir Valley which is experiencing sub-zero nights.
Gandhian and land rights crusader Chunibhai Vaidya died in Ahemdabad today due to age-related problems. 97-year old Chunibhai Vaidya breathed his last early this morning at his home, his associates said.
Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, a key planner of the 2008 Mumbai attack, was today detained by Pakistani authorities for three more months, a day after he was granted bail by a court. Lakhvi, 54, was detained for three months under the Maintenance of Public Order or MPO.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said in Parliament that India has "strongly conveyed" to Pakistan its opposition to bail for Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the Lashkar-e-Taiba commander who plotted the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai in 2008.
The Narendra Modi government had to field its crisis managers on Thursday to end what it called a "strong misinformation campaign," which it feared could hurt the ruling BJP's electoral interests in the Delhi elections due soon.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's absence in the Rajya Sabha on Friday gave the Opposition enough ammo to halt the proceedings of the House, who have been demanding his statement on the issue of conversion.
The Pakistan government has said it will appeal against the bail granted to top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, accused of plotting the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai in 2008. The Pakistan government believes it has a strong case against Lakhvi.