NIA conducts search in Tamil Nadu in Ansarullah terror probe

Chennai The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is conducting searches at various locations in Tamil Nadu as part of its probe into the ”Ansarullah” terror module case, police said Saturday. The raids are being carried out in Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli and Ramanathapuram district, they said without divulging further details. The searches come a day after a
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New Delhi The Congress Saturday alleged that the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh wants to “deport” party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra so that she cannot meet the victims of the Sonbhadra clash. The party also alleged that “jungle raj” was prevalent in the state and the government had failed to take action against the
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Lucknow Considering the trauma that the minor rape survivor may face if she has to give birth to an unborn child, the Allahabad High Court Friday permitted her to medically terminate her pregnancy, even if it crossed 20 weeks, the permissible limit given in Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971. The Lucknow bench of the
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Tehran President Donald Trump says there is “no doubt about it” that a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone, despite Iranian denials that it lost an unmanned aircraft. Trump is speaking from the Oval Office Friday about the incident Thursday in the Strait of Hormuz. His comments come a day after announcing that the USS
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Beijing At leats 10 people were killed and 19 others injured in an explosion at a gas plant workshop in China”s Yima city on Friday, local media reported. So far 10 people are confirmed dead and 19 others seriously injured, official media broadcast on Saturday. Five more people remain unaccounted for, state-run CCTV reported. The
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Washington The United States would press Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is slated to meet President Donald Trump next week, to take irreversible action against terrorist and militant groups, and to facilitate peace talks with the Taliban for an intra-Afghan dialogue, the White House said Friday. Khan, the 66-year-old cricketer-turned politician, is scheduled to
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Pune Nine students were killed after their car rammed into a truck on the Pune-Solapur Highway here in the early hours of Saturday, police said. The accident took place around 1.30 am near Kadamwak Wasti. “Those killed in the accident were returning from Raigarh and heading to their hometown Yavat, towards Solapur. Their car rammed
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Despite the rush, the government had made adequate arrangements for Athi Varadhar Festival to enable darshan for those visiting the temple, Chief Minister Edapadi Palaniswami informed the Assembly. Speaking in the Assembly, Palaniswami said, “On an average, 1 lakh to 1.5 lakh devotees are visiting the temple daily and about two lakh people on holidays.”
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Karnataka governor Vajubhai Vala set a deadline of 1:30pm on Friday for chief minister HD Kumaraswamy to prove a majority on the floor of the assembly, likely setting up another political showdown before the final word is heard on the fate of the 15-month-old coalition government. “The fact that 15 members have met me and
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Jammu Angry over government apathy to pay them wages due for five years, four daily wagers of the public health engineering (PHE) department tried to immolate themselves in Jammu and Kashmir”s Kathua district, prompting police to detain them on Thursday. A video of the incident has gone viral on social media, drawing criticism for the
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