Assam CM says will file lawsuit in SC to protect state’s forests; to deploy 3 commando battalions on Mizoram border

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said the state government will move the Supreme Court seeking protection of innerline Forest Reserve from destruction and encroachment, a day after clashes on the border with Mizoram left five dead and many police personnel and a few locals injured in the clashes. The Assam chief minister also […]

1,000 Pakistani terrorists entering violence-marred Afghanistan everyday: Ex-Afghan intelligence chief

At least 1,000 Pakistani terrorists enter into Afghanistan every day through Spin Boldak border district, which was captured by the Taliban last week, said Afghan former intelligence chief Rahmatullah Nabil. In a post on Facebook, Nabil on Saturday warned that the country’s defences are in shreds and that disaster will be inevitable if the government […]

Kerala to have five agro ecological zones to boost agriculture

In a bid to minimise Kerala’s dependency on other states on agriculture products, the state government is coming up with five agro-ecological zones where agriculture and allied value-added products will be given a boost through 23 agro-ecological units. Agriculture Minister P Prasad told the Kerala Assembly during the question hour on Tuesday that a scientific […]

Maharashtra floods claim 251 lives, 13 districts across state affected, says Nawab Malik

Around 251 people have lost their lives and 100 others are still missing as 13 districts in the state have been severely affected due to floods following incessant rains, informed Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik. The NCP leader said that Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar is also visiting the flood-affected areas and the state government has […]

Assam-Mizoram clashes: Rahul Gandhi accuses Centre of sowing hatred

Paying his condolences to those who lost their lives in the recent Assam-Mizoram clashes, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused the Centre of sowing hatred and distrust into the lives of people, terming the clashes its ‘dreadful consequences.’ “Heartfelt condolences to the families of those who’ve been killed. I hope the injured recover soon. […]

BJP offering MLAs money to bring down Jharkhand govt, like MP, Karnataka, says Subodh Kant Sahai

Days after the Ranchi police arrested three people over the alleged plot to topple the Jharkhand Government, Congress leader Subodh Kant Sahai on Monday claimed that it is an attempt by the BJP to bring the government by offering money to MLA’s like they did in Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh. “The BJP brought down Karnataka government by offering […]

Rajnath Singh to leave for Tajikistan to participate in SCO Defence Ministers meet

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is set to leave for Dushanbe, Tajikistan to participate in Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Defence Ministers meeting. Tajikistan is this year’s chair of the grouping and will be holding the SCO heads of state summit in the month of September. Rajnath Singh’s Chinese counterpart General Wei […]