Ex-IB chief Ibrahim made Special Envoy on Counter Terror

Ex-IB chief Ibrahim made Special Envoy on Counter Terror

NEW DELHI: Syed Asif Ibrahim, former chief of Intelligence Bureau, has been appointed as Special Envoy on Counter Terrorism and Extremism in the Prime Minister Office, five months after he retired from service. The IPS officer of 1977-batch will report to National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and work from the National Security Council Secretariat, official […]

Row over Goa minister terming rape accused ‘naive’

Row over Goa minister terming rape accused ‘naive’

PANAJI: Even as Goa Police continues to probe the alleged gang rape of two Delhi women tourists, a comment by state Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar, who called the five accused “naive”, triggered a row in the state on Thursday. North Goa Superintendent of Police Umesh Gaonkar told reporters at the police headquarters here that the probe […]

India-US ink defence framework pact, Carter meets Modi, Sushma

India-US ink defence framework pact, Carter meets Modi, Sushma

NEW DELHI: India and the US on Wednesday signed a new framework agreement for closer cooperation in defence as visiting US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and conveyed India was an important strategic partner. The agreement was signed by India’s Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar […]

SC stays pre-medical entrance test results

SC stays pre-medical entrance test results

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the CBSE not to declare the Pre-Medical Entrance Test (PMET) results till June 9 as Haryana Police was probing the leak of the May 4 examination paper. An apex court vacation bench comprising Justice Prafulla C. Pant and Justice Amitava Roy said it would decide whether or […]

Mystery man behind Delhi’s drug supply eludes police

Mystery man behind Delhi’s drug supply eludes police

NEW DELHI:  Ali is a recurring moniker in the nefarious world of drug trade in the subcontinent and beyond, but even three years after his name first surfaced in 2012, investigating agencies admit he remains a “mystery” and continues to be “out of reach”. Knowledgeable sources in the Delhi Police said that Ali sells cocaine […]

Pakistan criticises India for opposing it’s deal with China

Pakistan criticises India for opposing it’s deal with China

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has criticised India for opposing its $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), media reports on Wednesday. “India’s reaction and outburst on the CPEC project has exposed its real face before the world. It’s a clear proof that the current Indian leadership is not happy to see Pakistan prosper, and finds our progress and […]

Congress will fight injustice to Dalits, tribals, says Rahul

Congress will fight injustice to Dalits, tribals, says Rahul

MHOW (MADHYA PRADESH): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked the NDA government over “centralisation” of power and de-recognition of a student group in IIT Madras as he asserted his party will always stand against injustice whether done on Dalits, tribals and women or people from any religion. Addressing a rally at Mhow, the birthplace of […]

Nagpur college girl’s killers get life term

Nagpur college girl’s killers get life term

NAGPUR: The four killers of engineering student Monica Kirnapure, who was murdered because of mistaken identity on March 11, 2011, were sentenced to life in prison by a court here in Maharashtra on Tuesday. Kunal Jaiswal, Pradeep Sahare, Umesh Marathe and Shrikant Sonekar were convicted for killing the 23-year-old Monica. Special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam had […]

Delhi government seeks action against Uber

Delhi government seeks action against Uber

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government will ask the Centre to act against Uber, Ola and other app-based taxi services in Delhi, the city’s transport minister said on Tuesday. “Despite being banned in the capital, these cabs continue to ply as the Delhi government does not have mechanisms to crack down against them,” Gopal Rai told reporters […]