Mufti Sayeed, JandK CM, is dead

New Delhi/Srinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed passed away here on Thursday, 14 days after he was hospitalised, hospital and family sources said.

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said he breathed his last at 9.10 a.m.

“We tried…

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Amartya Sen lauds Delhi's odd-even policy, seeks more such moves

New Delhi, Jan 7  Nobel laureate in economics Amartya Sen on Wednesday praised the odd-even car regulation policy rolled out by the Delhi government on a trial basis from January 1, saying such a move will bring in confidence to conduct more such plans to curb pollution.

“The fact…

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Mother of Rajiv assassination convict petitions for son's release

Chennai, Jan 7  The mother of one of the convicts in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination on Wednesday petitioned Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa for her son’s release.

The petition comes just short of the 25th death anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi, who was assassinated on May…

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Pathankot attack: Cong asks Modi to 'fix responsibility'

New Delhi, Jan 6 (PTI) Scaling up the offensive against the government over Pathankot terror attack, Congress today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to fix responsiblity for the “grave security lapse” and suggested that some heads must roll.

“They should realize that it has gone wrong and resignations should happen…

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Why Punjab SP's version is being suspected

Pathankot (Punjab), Jan 6   Is senior Punjab Police officer Salwinder Singh a suspect or a victim in the terrorist attack on the Pathankot air base?

Investigating agencies, especially the NIA, are probing the police officer’s role in the incident for over 24 hours before the actual terror attack took…

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