Two security guards were killed after terrorists attacked a cash van in south Kashmir's Shopian on Monday. In a similar attack in May, six people including five policemen were killed in Kulgam district.
As the clock ticks for the second phase of Assembly polls in central and north Gujarat on December 14, all eyes are on 39 lakh voters of 16 seats in the mega city, considered a stronghold of the BJP since the 90s.
The Delhi High Court today dismissed Arvind Kejriwal's plea to strike down Arun Jaitley's reply filed in response to his written submission in the second Rs 10 crore defamation suit against the Chief Minister.
Vijay Mallya's extradition trial is set to hear more expert witness statements today as the fugitive liquor tycoon's defence seeks to establish that there are no grounds to force him to return to India to face allegations of fraud over his now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines.
A dozen special courts will be set up to fast track cases against lawmakers and Rs 7.8 crore has been allocated for it, the government told the Supreme Court in an affidavit today. So far more than 1500 cases are pending against lawmakers across the country and the court had asked the Centre to chalk-out a plan for speedy disposal of the cases.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took off this morning in a seaplane from the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad and landed 35 minutes later at the Dharoi Dam, about 180 km away. He then drove to the famous Ambaji temple in Mehsana to offer prayers as campaigning for the Gujarat assembly elections ends today. PM Modi will fly back to Ahmedabad the same way.
Edited by Nidhi Sethi | Tuesday December 12, 2017, Jammu and Kashmir
At least five Army jawans have been reported missing after an avalanche hit Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora and Nowgam this morning. All of them were on duty. The avalanche, triggered by fresh snowfall, struck a forward post in Gurez sector in Bandipora.
As the high voltage campaign for the Gujarat assembly election is coming to an end, Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi will be visiting several assembly constituencies which will be going to polls on December 14.