In a bid to save their husbands, women in Karnataka have started breaking the beads on their mangalsutras. Incidents such as these have been reported from Ballari, Davangere, Chitradurga, Koppal and Raichur. Thousands of married women destroyed the red …
The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, his wife, son and also four others. The case was registered in connection with the alleged irregularities in the tenders for hotels in Ranchi and Puri in 2006 when Lalu was the union railway minister.
The stand off between India and China along the border has attracted global attention as well. The tense stand off which is into its fourth week now is being closely watched by several countries.
Move out with dignity or get kicked out was a message from China to India while referring to the stand off at the Dokalam area in Sikkim. In one of the editorials in the Chinese state media, Indian troops were asked to move out of the area and the situation was referred to as worryingly tense.
The Supreme Court has ordered strong deterrence against the misuse of caste certificates and observed that if the same if forged, the person would lose all benefits.
A jawan with the Territorial Army has gone missing with an AK-47 rifle in Jammu and Kashmir. The jawan Zahoor Thakur a resident of Pulwama went missing with the rifle from his camp in Baramulla’s Gantmulla.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu replicas of two sets of relics from Kerala. These are regarded as key artefacts of the long Jewish history in India.
China has said that it would decide on whether or not to issue a travel advisory to its citizens in India amidst the stand off at Dokalam. “The Chinese government attaches great importance to safety and lawful rights and interests of overseas Chinese citizens in accordance with the security condition of the relevant countries,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters here. “We will decide whether or not to issue a travel alert,” Geng said as he was responding to a question about write-ups in Chinese media cautioning Chinese investors in India.
West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi said that the outburst by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee against him was an attempt to cover the lapses by her government.
The tensions between India and China is expected to witness a thaw following the July 26 visit by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. The NSA will take part in the meeting of the NSAs from BRICS- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.