Zee News : India (162)

NSA Ajit Doval`s `double squeeze` strategy will never succeed: Pakistan

Abbasi accused India of indulging in terror activities against his country and warned of a "matching response" if it "ventures across the LoC" or acts upon its "doctrine of limited war against Pakistan."

NSA Doval`s `double squeeze` strategy will never succeed: Pakistan

Pakistan on Friday said that National Security Advisor Ajit Doval's "offensive defense and double squeeze" strategy to make India a regional hegemon will never succeed.

Sushma Swaraj, Khwaja Asif exchange pleasantries

Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Friday said he exchanged pleasantries with his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj and inquired about her health.

It is now `terroristan`: India hits back at Pakistan at UN

Hitting back at Pakistan at United Nations General Assembly , India's First Secterary to the UN, Eenam Gambhir on Friday said that the neighbouring country has become a geography synonymous with terror. 

`Kerala Love Jihad` case: Supreme Court to hear plea against NIA investigation today

The SC in August had ordered a NIA probe into the plea of a Muslim man whose marriage with a Hindu woman was annulled by the Kerala High Court

Any country would try to get fugitive back: Former Delhi top cop on Dawood Ibrahim

Thackeray in his statement said that Dawood was negotiating with the ruling BJP at the Centre to return to his home country.

`Gurmeet Ram Rahim`s adopted daughter Honeypreet Insan not in Nepal`

Nepal's Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday refuted reports of Honeypreet Insan, adopted daughter of convicted Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, being in their country.

Narendra Modi`s two-day visit to Varanasi begins today; PM to flag off Mahamana Express, launch several development projects

The Prime Minister will inaugurate nearly 17 infrastructure projects, including the Ramnagar-Samne Ghat bridge and the Balua Ghat bridge, and lay the foundation of nearly six projects including Ramna Sewage Treatment Plant . 

New Delhi has robust pro-people policies: India tells UN

India on Thursday told the UN that country has put in place robust socio-eco policies.

Terror groups draw sustenance from support systems in South Asia: Sushma Swaraj at BRICS ministerial meet

In a veiled attack on Pakistan, Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said militants continue to find shelter in countries using terrorism as an 'instrument of state policy'.

Sonia should have written to RJD, SP on women`s bill: BJP

Taking a dig at Sonia Gandhi for writing to Prime Minister for the passage of the Women's Reservation Bill, the BJP on Thursday said she should instead have written to RJD and SP.

This is how encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma arrested Dawood`s brother Iqbal Kaskar

Iqbal Kaskar, the brother of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, was arrested by the Mumbai police from the home of his deceased sister, Haseena Parker in Nagpada south Mumbai in connection with an extortion case on Monday. 

PM Narendra Modi on 2-day visit to Varanasi from tomorrow, to inaugurate slew of infrastructure projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday begin a two-day visit to his Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency during which he will inaugurate several infrastructure projects and address public meetings. 

India`s first indigenously built Scorpene submarine `INS Kalvari` delivered to Navy, to be commissioned soon

In a historic moment, the first Scorpene submarine Kalvari was delivered to the Indian Navy at the Mazagon Dock Ltd shipyard, paving way for it to be commissioned soon.

CBI court relaxes Ishrat case accused N K Amin`s bail condition

Amin had served eight years in jail following his arrest in August 2007.

Honeypreet is not in our country, don`t have any information: Nepal police

Honeypreet Insan is close confidante of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

Sonia Gandhi should have written to RJD, SP on women`s bill: BJP

Gandhi had yesterday written to Modi, urging him to get the Women's Reservation Bill passed in the Lok Sabha by taking advantage of the BJP's majority in the House and also promising her party's support to the legislation.

Supreme Court allows two minor rape victims to terminate pregnancies

The bench, also comprising Justices Amitava Roy and A M Khanwilkar, directed preservation of the terminated foetus for DNA sampling during the investigation in both the cases.

Iqbal Kaskar surrendered himself as soon as he saw me: Mumbai encounter specialist

Iqbal Kaskar, the brother of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, was arrested by the Mumbai police from the home of his deceased sister, Haseena Parker in Nagpada south Mumbai in connection with an extortion case on Monday. 

Focus on corruption during Kejriwal-Kamal Haasan meeting

Kejriwal urges Kamal Haasan to join politics and fight corruption and communal forces.

Rajasthan Police suspect Honeypreet hiding inside school building in Gurusar Modia, planning to flee country

Last week, a Nepalese policeman spotted Honeypreet inside a car with three others in Pokhara in Nepal. 

Dawood Ibrahim in `setting` with Narendra Modi govt to return to India: Raj Thackeray

Fugitive mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar wants to return to India and is currently negotiating a settlement with the BJP-led government at the centre, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray said here on Thursday.

Sonia Gandhi`s request to PM Modi: Pass Women`s Reservation Bill

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to approve the Women's Reservation Bill, ensuring 33% reservation for women, in Parliament soon.

Dawood Ibrahim changed house in Pakistan 4 times since Modi govt came to power: Iqbal Kaskar

Iqbal Kaskar, the brother of fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim, has revealed that 1993 Mumbai blasts accused is in Pakistan.

Rohingya Muslims are not `refugees`: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reiterated that government is firm in its decision to deport Rohingya Muslim refugees to Myanmar.

Haryana minister Anil Vij wants compensation for Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh followers killed in police action

Self-styled godman Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was sentenced to 20 years in jail on 28 August in the two rape cases.

Rohingyas are illegal immigrants not refugees: Rajnath Singh

"We need to understand the reality that Rohingyas from Myanmar who have entered India are not refugees," Singh said.

Portugal PM supports India`s bids for UNSC membership

"The African continent cannot be denied a permanent presence, and Brazil and India are also two inescapable examples," he said.

Cooperatives should explore new areas to double farm income: PM

Modi also emphasised that the 'cooperative spirit' should be kept alive and strengthened.

PM Modi joins devotees in observing 9-day fast as Navratri begins

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday joined millions of devotees in observing fast - a practice that he has been following for more than four decades - on the pious occasion of 'Navratri'.

Dawood Ibrahim is in Pakistan: Iqbal Kaskar

Iqbal Kaskar, the brother of fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim, has revealed that 1993 Mumbai blasts accused is in Pakistan.

How different is Navratri from Durga Puja?

Different names of the same festival – one celebrated in the north and west, the other in east.

PM Narendra Modi greets people on occasion of Navratri, Mera Chaoren Houba

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday extended his greetings to the nation on the auspicious occasion of Navratri. 

Pakistan PM sees 'zero' political or military role for India in Afghanistan

The US President had also called on India to help the US more with Afghanistan, especially in the area of economic assistance and development.

`No justification for any act of terrorism,` says Sushma Swaraj in New York

Condemning terrorism in all forms and manifestations', External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said that there is no justification for any act of terrorism.

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi, says BJP`s divisive politics ruining India`s reputation

Continuing his tirade against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has said that the ruling BJP government's divisive politics is ruining the  country's reputation.

Sushma Swaraj meets Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on sidelines of SCO meeting

India`s External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj on Thursday met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the sidelines of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Foreign Minister`s meeting.

Pak PM`s threat to India: We have short-range nuclear weapons

Pakistan's declaration comes amid North Korea's escalating threats of nuclear warfare, which has been condemned by leaders across the world

Pak minister dodges question on terrorism | Watch

Earlier, Asif had admitted that banned militant groups LeT and JeM operate from Pakistan soil in a television interview

Arvind Kejriwal-Kamal Haasan lunch meet fuels political speculations

The impending meet has fuelled speculations of Haasan making his political debut with AAP. It could also signal a future alliance between AAP and Haasan's new political outfit

Sushma Swaraj, Afghan President Ghani discuss boosting strategic partnership

India`s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani discussed on Wednesday ways to boost strategic partnership between the two nations.

Surgical strike: Indian soldiers got into close combat with Pakistan Army, says ex-commander

The cross-LoC surgical strike last year was carried out by Indian troops to send across a "strong message" to Pakistan, Lt General DS Hooda said.

Couples` vulgar behaviour in cars, parks leads to rape; they should be arrested: Sakshi Maharaj

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Sakshi Maharaj is known for making controversial statements and this time, he has triggered a fresh controversy for reasoning couples' vulgar behaviour in public behind rapes. 

West Bengal Child Rights Commission moves SC over Rohingya deportation

The West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Wednesday filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court against the central government's stand on the deportation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.

Two ships, one sub put on long-range deployment by Navy

Another ship INS Kochi, which is also part of this deployment, is proceeding to the Southern Indian Ocean.

Over 100 crore spent for maintenance of medical devices: J P Nadda

According to Nadda, there were 756,000 equipment in 29,115 government medical institutions in India. However, 4,560 medical devices are not working.

Former union minister ND Tiwari hospitalised after brain stroke, condition serious

ND Tiwari has been the CM of UP and Uttarakhand.

Marriage racket busted in Hyderabad, 8 sheikhs arrested

The Hyderabad police on Wednesday arrested eight sheikhs and four Muslim clerics for allegedly being part of a marriage racket. The arrested sheikhs hail from Saudi Arabia, Oman and Qatar.

Dera violence: Police release photos of Panchkula violence

Haryana Police has released a set of ten photographs showing those who engaged in violence following the conviction of the Dera Sacha Sauda chief last month and

Over 600 skeletons buried inside Dera headquarters: Sources

Dera followers said that 'Baba' Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh – chief of the Dera sect – had ordered the burial of the skeletons to attain 'moksh'