Sambit Patra: Army kept India’s sovereignty secure; why is Congress crying: BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra

New Delhi: Hitting back at the Congress after it targeted the Union government over the Chinese aggression at the Ladakh border, the BJP asked why the opposition party is “crying” when the Indian Army has kept the nation’s territorial integrity secure by thwarting the neighbouring country’s designs. BJP spokesperson Sambit…

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There are no set procedures or norms to sanction AFSPA cases: Defence Ministry

NEW DELHI: There are no set procedures or norms, criteria and standard that are followed in deciding prosecution sanction under Armed Forces (Jammu and Kashmir) Special Powers Act (AFSPA), the defence ministry has submitted in an affidavit before Central Information Commission (CIC). Following a directive of CIC to bring clarity…

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When will there be talk of defence & security, Rahul Gandhi asks ahead of PM’s ‘Mann ki Baat’

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday asked when will there be talk about the nation’s defence and security. His comment came ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ programme aired on the All India Radio. “When will there be talk of the nation’s defence and security?”…

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10 years later, Court accepts CBI’s closure report after it fails to find evidence against ex-RAW officer

Ten years after it charged former Research and Analysis (RAW) spook Major Nirvikar Singh (retd) with acquiring disproportionate assets, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a closure report in the case. A special CBI Court has accepted the closure report recording that CBI apparently failed to find “any…

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Rahul Gandhi: China’s actions show ‘complete failure’ of India’s foreign policy under Modi govt: Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Stepping up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the border standoff with China, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused him of “destroying” India’s position and “betraying our Army” by accepting Beijing’s stand that it did not occupy any Indian land. Addressing a meeting of the…

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