Iqbal Kaskar arrested in an extortion case was a tough nut to crack on day one. The brother of Dawood Ibrahim was eating biriyani at the time of his arrest and appeared to be cool and calm when the cops took him away.
Pakistan today said that Doval’s offensive defense and double squeeze policy to make India a regional hegemon will never succeed. The offense defence and double squeeze policy of Doval’s was visible during the surgical strikes that India carried out across the Line of Control following the Uri attack.
A majority of the witnesses who deposed before the Justice Vishnu Sahai Commission believed that Gumnami Baba was Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The commission was set up in June last year to probe the identity of Gumnami Baba who was widely believed to be Bose.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off Train No 20903 Vadodra-Varanasi Weekly Superfast Mahanama Express. The train would depart from Vadodra every Wednesday at 7.40 pm and reach Varanasi at 10.30 pm the next day.
J C Diwakar Reddy, the TDP MP from Andhra Pradesh announced his resignation. He said he had failed to bring water to Tadipatri in Anantpur district and hence he was putting in his papers.
Sonia Gandhi’s 19 year long term as Congress vice-president will come to an end in November. The third woman in the Congress to hold the post after Annie Besant, Sarojini Naidu and Indira Gandhi, she will pass on the mantle to her son, Rahul Gandhi in November.
The practise where senior lawyers mentioned cases for an out of turn listing came to an abrupt end in the Supreme Court. From now onwards only advocates on record can mention such matters, the Supreme Court said.
A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday which left 149 dead. Severe damage was caused to buildings in the country on the anniversary of a 1985 earthquake that inflicted major damage.
Congress vice-president who is in the United States on a two-week long tour has left the experts impressed. He spoke on a host of subjects and said that intolerance and unemployment are the key issues that pose a serious challenge to India’s national security and development.