New Delhi: Political compulsions seem to be a reason for the BJP and PDP parting ways in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday after their over three year old alliance left both parties apparently wary of their political base shrinking in view of feedback that things had not worked out as desired and could continue the same …

Srinagar: Indian Army knocked down two Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) terrorists on Tuesday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Defence Ministry sources said that out of the three JeM terrorists hiding in Tral area, two have been killed. “A CRPF trooper was injured in the encounter. He has been shifted to Army’s 92 Base Hospital …

Beed (Maharashtra): Attired in smart-fit khakhi uniform and blue beret, constable Lalit Kumar Salve saluted his superiors here on Tuesday and rejoined duty a month after undergoing sex reassignment surgery. Appearing cheerful and confident in his new ‘avatar’, the policeman, earlier called Lalita Kumari Salve, walked in the Majalgaon Police Station and reported to Senior Police …

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday walked out of Raj Niwas here after nine days of an unprecedented sit-in protest after IAS officers began attending meetings called by his government. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said Kejriwal took the decision to leave the office-cum-residence of Lt Governor Anil Baijal after IAS officers attended …

New Delhi: India has the potential to become a $10 trillion economy by 2030, a top government official said on Tuesday. According to Subhash Chandra Garg, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance: “It is a plausible aspiration for India to become a $10 trillion economy by 2030.” Garg who was addressing the ‘6th Growth …

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti asserted on Tuesday that a muscular policy won’t work in the state and also ruled out any other alliance to form a government after the BJP quit the PDP-led alliance. Addressing the media after submitting her resignation to Governor N.N. Vohra and after chairing a meeting of her …

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday ruled out the possibility of a coalition with the Peoples Democratic Alliance (PDP), making Governor’s rule look imminent in Jammu and Kashmir after the BJP pulled out of the PDP-led coalition government. Reacting to the development, senior Congress leader and former J&K Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said the …