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AAP blames Modi government for action against Mann

New Delhi : AAP leader Sanjay Singh on Monday blamed the central government for initiating a probe against its MP Bhagwant Mann for alleged breach of parliament's security.

"The suspension of Mann from Parliament till August 3 by Modi government is like strangling the common man in a democracy," the Aam Aadmi Party leader said.

"Was allowing (Pakistani intelligence agency) ISI to probe (the) Pathankot terror attack (an act of) patriotism by" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Sanjay Singh asked in a tweet.

Communication with BJP broken: Uddhav

Mumbai : Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Monday admitted to a virtual breakdown in communication with the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) national leadership.

He attributed this mainly to a "generational shift" in the BJP -- with which the Sena is allied both in the central and Maharashtra governments. Seasoned BJP leaders have been replaced by a younger lot, he said.

For Kashmiri youth, the stone is not an option: it is an outlet

By Bilal A Malik for

हिंसा और गुंडागर्दी का आधार बन रही है 'पवित्र गाय'

आसिफ़ इक़बाल

हम सब जानते हैं कि भाजपा और संघ के तीन मुख्य मुद्दे हैं: राम मंदिर, धारा 370 और कॉमन सिविल कोड. लेकिन चूंकि इन तीनों ही मुद्दों से आम जनता का ख़ास सरोकार नहीं है, इसलिए इनको छोड़कर कुछ दूसरे सामाजिक और राजनीतिक मुद्दे उठाए जा रहे हैं. इनमें गाय का मुद्दा आजकल ज़ोरों पर है. यही वजह है कि देश में आए दिन गाय के बहाने ज़ुल्म व ज्यादतियों का सिलसिला बढ़ता जा रहा है.

Curfew in south Kashmir to prevent separatist called march

Srinagar : Authorities on Monday imposed curfew in four south Kashmir districts to prevent a separatists called protest march.

Police said strict curfew will remain in Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian and Pulwama districts while restrictions will continue in parts of Srinagar, Kupwara, Sopore and Baramulla.

Separatists have called for the protest march in Anantnag.

Swachh Bharat, Skill India 'transformative' schemes: President

New Delhi : President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday hailed the Narendra Modi government's initiatives like Digital India, Swachh Bharat and Skill India as "transformative in nature".

"President of India President Mukherjee believes these programmes are transformative in nature and their successful implementation will alter the landscape of the country," said a reply on Facebook live chat from the President's page, where a question and answer session was organised on the eve of his four years in office.

The replies were made by Venu Rajamony, Press Secretary to the President.

भारत में फ़्लू जैसी मामूली बीमारी से मर रही हैं गर्भवती महिलाएं

सिद्धांत मोहन,

श्रीनगर/दिल्ली: भारत में संयुक्त राष्ट्र संघ और यूनीसेफ के दिशानिर्देशों को आधार बनाकर मां और बच्चों की देखभाल करने के प्रयास हो रहे हैं, इनसे कई इलाकों में मदद भी देखने को मिली है. लेकिन वैज्ञानिक पहलुओं को नकारकर आगे बढ़ने में भारत कई छोटी बीमारियों को नज़रंदाज़ कर रहा है, जिनमें प्रमुख है इन्फ्लूएंजा यानी फ़्लू. भारत में सेप्सिस और खून के बहाव के बाद फ़्लू मां और बच्चों की मौत का सबसे प्रमुख और अनोखा कारण बनकर सामने आ रहा है.

Congress attacks Odisha government over killings of tribals

Bhubaneswar : The Congress party on Sunday attacked Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over the "killing of innocent tribal people in the name of Maoists" in the state.

"Five tribals and Dalits were killed by security personnel in Kandhamal district. But, there was no word from Naveen Patnaik over the issue. This is for the fourth time in last 12 months that innocent tribals got killed," said senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh.

Talk to 'voices of dissent' in Kashmir, CPI-M tells Rajnath

Srinagar : CPI-M leader Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami on Sunday urged the central government to open an "unconditional dialogue" with all the stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir, "particularly the voices of dissent", to bring peace in the violence-ravaged state.

The lone Communist lawmaker in the state assembly and some of his party leaders met Home Minister Rajnath Singh here.

The Home Minister was on a two-day visit to the Kashmir Valley in the wake of the violent unrest that has left more than 45 people dead in clashes between protesters and security forces.

Kashmir needs political solution, Omar tells Rajnath

Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir needs a political solution and not economic packages, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah told Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on Sunday.

On the second and last day of his visit amid unrest that has left over 45 people dead in the Kashmir Valley, Rajnath Singh chaired a high-level security meeting and met delegations of political parties.

Abdullah, leading a delegation of National Conference, told reporters that he put forward some suggestions on how to control the violent unrest in the valley.