Friday, August 26th, 2016

Belying all expectations that his second visit to Kashmir in a month had generated, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday had very little to offer than making an appeal to the people of Kashmir for help in restoring peace. Without taking any political initiative, he sought to address the situation through some empathetic talk […]

‘Nirbhaya’ gangrape convict Vinay Sharma attempts suicide in Tihar Jail

Vinay Sharma, one of the four convicts sentenced to death for gang-rape, torture and killing of a young medical student in December 2012, allegedly tried to commit suicide by hanging with a towel at Tihar Jail in Delhi on Wednesday. The convict, whose condition is not immediately known, has been admitted to a hospital in Delhi. […]

Former French Naval officer could be behind Scorpene Submarine data leak

Following a massive leak of over 22,240 pages of sensitive data on India’s six new Scorpene-class submarines jointly being built by India and French firm DCNS, both countries have launched a formal investigation into the matter. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday directed Admiral Sunil Lamba, Chief of the Naval Staff, to analyse the extent […]