The number of local youths joining militancy in Kashmir Valley went up to 126 in 2017, a sharp increase from 88 the year before, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti informed the state assembly here today.
A group of opposition parties including the Congress today boycotted the proceedings of Rajya Sabha, alleging that their voice was being “muzzled”.
Agitated opposition members in Rajya Sabha today went into a huddle with the Leader of Opposition after the House was adjourned till 2 pm within minutes of meeting for the day.
A BJP member in Lok Sabha today claimed the Narendra Modi government has fulfilled the dream of Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of a clean India in three and a half years, which the Congress could not do in nearly six decades of rule.
India today successfully test-fired its short-range nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-1 with a strike range of over 700 km from a test range off the Odisha coast, Defence sources said.
Exiled former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed today sought India’s diplomatic and military intervention to resolve the ongoing political crisis in the island nation after President Abdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency and troops arrested the top judge.
China today announced that it has successfully carried out a mid-course ground-based missile interception test within its own territory, on a day when India test fired its short-range nuclear-capable Agni-1 missile.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit the UAE later this week which authorities and business leaders say signifies the special importance India attaches to its ties with the oil-rich nation and will help in furthering cooperation in diplomatic, economic and security issues.
A South Korean appeals court today upheld Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong’s bribery conviction but cut his prison sentence to a suspended term, ordering his immediate release.
Gas leaking from a pipeline at a steel mill in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong killed eight people and injured 10 early today, local authorities reported.