PM Modi congratulates Rahul Gandhi on election as Congress president

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Rahul Gandhi on his elevation as Congress president. “I congratulate Rahul Ji on his election as Congress President. My best wishes for a fruitful tenure. @OfficeOfRG,” PM Modi tweeted. Earlier today, the Congress named Rahul its new president. I congratulate Rahul Ji on his election as Congress President. My best wishes for a […]

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3 LeT men, civilian shot dead in Handwara

Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants, two bank guards and a woman were killed in two separate shootouts in the Kashmir Valley on Monday. “Three Pakistani militants were neutralised by the joint team of forces in Unsoo, Handwara,” Director-General of Police S.P. Vaid said. One woman, identified as Misra Bano, was also found dead near the site. A police spokesman said the […]

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Rahul Gandhi elected unopposed as president of Congress

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was elected unopposed as president of the Indian National Congress here on Monday. Briefing reporters, the party’s central election authority chief Mullappally Ramachandran said Mr. Gandhi will formally take over on December 16. “Since the withdrawal of date/time is over and as there is only one candidate (Rahul), as per Article XVII (d) of the Constitution […]

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Three militants, civilian killed in Handwara

Three militants were killed by security forces in an operation in north Kashmir’s Baramulla on Monday morning. A woman also died near the operation site. “Three Pakistani militants have been neutralised by the joint team of forces in Unsoo, Handwara,” said Director General of Police, Kashmir, S.P. Vaid. A police official said the militants were killed in a gunfight during […]

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Three Mumbai youngsters selected for Queen’s Young Leaders Award in UK

Three young Mumbaikars’ steadfast determination to make a change in health care, education and gender violence, has earned them the coveted Queen’s Young Leaders Award. Aditya Kulkarni, 27, Deane De Menezes, 24, and Trisha Shetty, 27, will be felicitated at a special ceremony by Queen Elizabeth II at the Buckingham Palace in London next June. The trio, who received personal […]

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