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The Supreme Court on Thursday will be announcing the verdict on a batch of a review petition against its order allowing the entry of women of all ages in Sabarimala temple. The Sabrimala verdict will be delivered by a constitution bench comprising Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices...
Srinagar: More than 700 terrorists have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir over the last three years, the Home Ministry said on Tuesday. A total of 113 terrorists were killed between January and June 16 this year, 257 were killed in 2018, 213 in 2017 and 150 in 2016, taking...
New Delhi: As many as 334 soldiers were killed from 2016 to 2018 in areas where the Armed Forces Special Powers Act is in force, defence minister Rajnath Singh told Parliament on Monday. In a written response to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Singh said 113 soldiers were killed...
Srinagar: In the latest attack, a soldier was martyred and another injured when an encounter broke out early on Tuesday morning between terrorists and security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. The exchange of fire took place at Marhama Sangam village near Bijbihara town of the district. As...
Srinagar: Security forces killed over 100 militants in Jammu and Kashmir till June 6 this year, according to defence sources. In 2019, the security forces eliminated 103 militants in Jammu and Kashmir, while in 2018, 254 terrorists were killed, according to a report by ANI. The sources also revealed that Pakistan...
New Delhi: A total of 610 mainly regional and small political parties across the country failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections while 530 got zero percent vote share. A total of 13 parties managed to enter the Lok Sabha by bagging just one seat...
Srinagar: This year nearly 75% of the militants killed in the Kashmir Valley were locals According to a report quoting police data, of the 101 militants killed in the Valley so far, 76 were locals. ‘This is the first time in more than two decades that the number of locals killed...
Srinagar: Over 100 militants, including 23 foreigners, have been killed in Kashmir in the first five months of 2019, but what is keeping the security establishment worried is the large number of new recruits, officials said Sunday. According to them, 50 youngsters have joined various terror outfits since March and...
Srinagar, June 2: Over 100 militants were killed in "unrelenting operations" by security forces against various militant outfits in the Kashmir Valley till May 31, police said on Saturday. "Over 100 militants were killed by security forces in Kashmir till May 31," a police spokesman said. The killed militants included 25...
New Delhi: Of the 57 ministers inducted in Narendra Modi-led NDA government 2.0, 22 (39%) have declared criminal cases against themselves according to the self-sworn affidavits filed by the ministers. Of these, 16 ministers in the newly formed Cabinet have serious criminal cases registered against them. With Union minister Harsimrat...