Delhi violence: Why AAP suspended councillor

NEW DELHI: AAP on Thursday suspended its Nehru Vihar councillor Tahir Hussain from the primary membership of the party. Hussain will remain suspended till he emerges clean, a party source said. The decision came after Delhi Police registered an FIR of murder against the councillor in the Ankit Sharma case. […]

Pull the string before it is too late

Over the last few days, our capital is once again engrossed in riots. What’s worse is that the timing coincided with US President Donald Trump’s visit in an already tensed India. While the recent results of the Delhi elections were hailed as the victory of development and defeat of communalism, […]

Delhi violence: India slams remarks of US body, OIC

NEW DELHI: After the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) raised “grave concerns’’ over violence in Delhi, India on Thursday hit back and asked the US body, which claims to monitor religious freedom all over the world, not to make misleading remarks and politicise the issue. The government also […]

Delhi riots toll rises to 38, over 400 detained

NEW DELHI: With more bodies being recovered from drains and people in hospitals dying of injuries, the death toll in the north-east Delhi communal riots rose to 38 on Thursday. However, no incident of violence has been reported since Tuesday night and life is slowly returning to normal. Prohibitory orders […]

Bernie Sanders slams Trump for being non-committal on riots

Leading Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders attacked US President Donald Trump for failure on human rights leadership, saying Trump’s comment that handling the unrest over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was up to India was inadequate. Sanders tweeted on Wednesday, “Over 200 million Muslims call India home. Widespread anti-Muslim mob […]

DoT working on 3 options for telco bailout

NEW DELHI: The telecom department is working on at least three options to defer the Rs 1.47 lakh crore adjusted gross revenue (AGR) liability of telecom companies, including proposals to let the operators pay around 20% of the outstanding amount upfront. The proposals are among several measures to be discussed […]

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