The killing of senior journalist, Shujaat Bukhari was done at the direct insistence of the ISI, investigations have revealed. The investigators have picked up a couple of motives behind the killing, but added that the ISI was sending out a larger message and that was, ” toe our line.”
There has been speculation galore whether Justice Ranjan Gogoi will be appointed as the next Chief Justice of India. Union Law Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad said, when the incumbent names the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court as his successor as per convention, the executive will take a call.
“Better late than never.” This is how the reactions have been to the BJP pulling out of the coalition with the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir. The alliance was one of convenience and at no time did it appear that the the BJP and PDP were on the same page.
The BJP announced that it was breaking away from the PDP. This effectively ended the BJP-PDP government in Jammu and Kashmir. The question is what next in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jammu and Kashmir stares at the imposition of President’s rule once again. The decision by the BJP to withdraw support to the PDP led government was made today. If no party is able to cobble up the numbers, then President’s rule becomes inevitable.
Operations against militants in Kashmir would be intensified in the coming days, Director General of Police SP Vaid said here on Tuesday as the state headed for a spell of governor’s rule.
The focus has shifted right back to Jammu and Kashmir with the BJP pulling out of the alliance. So far no party has come forward to stake a claim to form the government and the NC has made it clear that it did not have the mandate.
The Enforcement Directorate on Monday charged former liquor baron Vijay Mallya and his two firms for fraudulently “diverting” over Rs 3,700 crore bank loan funds to a UK-based F1 motorsport firm, a T20 IPL team, and for enjoying private jet sorties.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again floated the idea of a ‘one nation, one poll.’ While the non-BJP ruled states do not appear in favour of the idea, the issue has been gaining traction.
Absconding diamond jeweller Nirav Modi managed to travel across several countries even after information about his passport being revoked by the Indian government was flashed in the Interpol central database on February 24, the CBI has said.