Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) The Hizbul militant, who shot dead a former village Sarpanch in Shopian district on Monday, died later in the day in a scuffle with his associates, police said.
Darjeeling, Oct 16 (IANS) Three days after the death of a police officer during a clash in the northern hills, West Bengal Police Director General Surajit Kar Purkayastha on Monday took stock of the situation and claimed that "everything is normal".
Muscat/New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Senior representatives from the US, China, Pakistan and Afghanistan met in Muscat, Oman, on Monday to revive stalled peace talks with the Taliban, but the insurgent group failed to participate in the meeting being held after a year. In the backdrop of the meeting, India, a close partner in Afghanistan's rebuilding efforts, sent National Security Advisor Ajit Doval to Kabul to meet with the leadership.
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Union government has asked all the states to observe 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' on October 31 to commemorate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary.
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) The West Bengal government and some political parties from the troubled northern hills held the third round of talks on Monday to find a way out of the impasse, with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee saying her dispensation was open to "considering good suggestions" to find a permanent solution.
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Accusing the West Bengal government of being irresponsible and indifferent in tackling the cases of atrocities against the backward classes in the state, the National Commission for Scheduled Castes on Monday said the state is in the second position in the country in terms of crime committed against them, with only Kerala being ahead of them.
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Bengal business houses have shown interest in investing in Telangana and a city-based business group has signed an MoU with the state in packaged food segment, a Telangana minister said on Monday.
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said it was time to achieve new advancements in science and technology and India should recapture its past glory in these fields.
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) A former sarpanch (village headman) was shot dead by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Monday evening, police said
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Attacking the central government on "slowdown in economy and jobless growth", the CPI-M on Monday accused it of "creating more jobs outside India by focusing on imports" than within the country.
Geneva/New York, Oct 16 (IANS/AKI) UN refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi and two other top UN officials on Monday urged the international community to boost relief for over 500,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Myanmar since August.
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) A day after MNS President Raj Thackeray hurled allegations of "horse-trading" of his party corporators against his cousin and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray, the BJP and an NGO on Monday demanded a detailed probe, including by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), in the matter.
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The CPI-M on Monday said it will decide the issue of aligning with the Congress at its 22nd party Congress to be held from April 18 to 22 next year in Hyderabad.
Sultanpur, Oct 16 (IANS) BJP MP Varun Gandhi on Monday vowed to make Sultanpur "free of manual scavengers" in the next six months by providing them skill based training.
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday inaugurated 'School of Vocational Studies' which will offer three courses for students at Karampura Campus of Ambedkar University here.