North East  /  Published 02.02.20

‘Gun battle’ cloud over peace talks

Ulfa (Independent) on Sunday claimed to have killed at least four jawans of the 9 Rajputana regiment in a gunbattle at Khandu and Mungkam villages, along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border in Upper As...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 29.09.19

Government’s CRPF arrears ‘logic’

The Union home ministry has rushed to defuse a backlash over a planned suspension of CRPF troops’ “ration allowance”, with the bizarre defence that the personnel had enough ready cash because th...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.06.19

IED blast in Pulwama leaves 2 soldiers dead, 7 jawans and 2 civilians injured

Two of the nine soldiers who were injured in the IED blast in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir have died, a defence spokesman said Tuesday. Nine Army personnel and two civilians were injured...
By The Telegraph in Srinagar

India  /  Published 18.06.19

2 terrorists, 1 jawan killed in Anantnag encounter

Two terrorists were killed in a gunbattle in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday in which a jawan has lost his life, a police official said.The terrorists were being identified, he said....
By The Telegraph in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 25.05.19

How should Masterchef address drought

Sir — Australia will have to import wheat for the first time in more than a decade owing to severe drought. One wonders how this will affect the bountiful pantry of MasterChef Australia. The show ha...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 02.05.19

Singaporeans question bicentennial

It’s celebration time in Singapore. Exhibitions, heritage walks, light and sound shows, and fireworks — Singaporeans are spoilt for choice. Ideally, celebrations should make one happy; but it isn...
By Sonia Sarkar in

North East  /  Published 06.03.19

Politicising slur on BJP

Former chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday accused the ruling BJP of “profiting” from the sacrifices of the CRPF jawans who were killed in the Pulwama attack on February 14.“We are all deepl...
By Avishek Sengupta in Guwahati

India  /  Published 02.03.19

Rebel operation on, say police

Two militants who had been presumed dead but inflicted casualties on the forces on Friday in a village in Kupwara, Kashmir, continued to engage the security personnel overnight and through Saturday....
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

North East  /  Published 26.02.19

Sons defend country, parents ‘foreigner’

The Association of Protection for Indian Citizenship Rights, a lower-Assam based group, will take the legal route to help six families from Saru Harid in Barpeta district, who are labelled “foreigne...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

India  /  Published 25.02.19

Modi govt keen on playing politics over dead bodies of jawans: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday targeted the Modi government, alleging that though the Centre had intelligence inputs about the Pulwama attack, it did not take any step as it was ...
By PTI in Calcutta


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