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New Pakistan PM Imran Khan should be given opportunity, says former J&K CM Mehbooba

Mehbooba Mufti, the PDP chief and former Jammu and Kashmir CM, said that India should give proof of Pakistan's link to Pulwama to see what Imran Khan does.

BJP chief Amit Shah to ‘summon’ Adityanath as Uttar Pradesh ally Rajbhar revolts

Om Prakash Rajbhar held an hour-long meeting with Amit Shah in Delhi Tuesday night and “complained” about CM Yogi Adityanath’s style of functioning.
BJP National President Amit Shah addresses a rally in Malda

BJP and Assam’s AGP make moves to patch up for Lok Sabha polls as Citizenship Bill lapses

Sources say talks and discussions between a few representatives from both sides are on, but a section BJP's state unit 'not keen' to rebuild the alliance.
File photo of Congress President Rahul Gandhi with RJD leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav

RJD and Congress to firm up Bihar seat sharing for Lok Sabha polls by next week

Bihar seat-sharing talks are stuck as RJD wants to contest from 20-22 of the state's 40 seats and leave 11 to Congress, but the latter wants 15 seats.

Agreed to alliance because BJP has changed how it treats allies, says Shiv Sena’s Uddhav Thackeray

The BJP and Shiv Sena, who have had a troubled alliance over the past few years, announced their tie up for the upcoming Lok Sabha & Maharashtra assembly elections on Tuesday.

Loan waiver for students could be part of Congress’ 2019 manifesto

The proposal is driven by concerns among students and the youth about higher education becoming too expensive, especially for the middle class.
A gathering of Muslim women offering prayers

Union Cabinet gives its nod to Triple Talaq ordinance, says Arun Jaitley

The bill which seeks to make the practice of talaq-e-biddat void is pending in Rajya Sabha and will lapse on 3 June when the Lok Sabha dissolves. 

Forget love jihad, top BJP leaders line up to bless Hindu-Muslim couple

The wedding was between BJP national general secretary Ram Lal's niece and the son of Uttar Pradesh Congress leader Surheeta Kareem.
Amarinder Singh

Should India take bodies of CRPF personnel to Pakistan as proof? Amarinder slams Imran Khan

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh hit out at Pakistan PM Imran Khan after the latter said India had no proof of Islamabad's role in Pulwama attack.
Tamil Nadu AIADMK, PMK leaders

AIADMK and BJP announce poll alliance in Tamil Nadu, saffron party to contest 5 seats

Earlier in the day, the AIADMK closed another poll deal with PMK, offering the Vanniyar-based party seven of 40 seats.

OnCamera

A still from Total Dhamaal | Facebook

Total Dhamaal review: An exercise in mediocrity that would make mediocre look better

The third instalment in the Dhamaal series has all the animals and actors in the zoo but not one funny bone.
indus

Can India hurt Pakistan with new Indus dams or Modi govt hyping old project after Pulwama?

In wake of the Pulwama terror attack, union minister for water resources Nitin Gadkari tweeted Thursday that India will “stop its share of water which used to flow to Pakistan”.

Defence

Asif Ghafoor

‘Don’t mess with Pakistan,’ army warns India

Pakistan’s army spokesman said that they did not want a war with India but warned that Islamabad would retaliate if India took military action.
National Interest

Suicidal Pakistan should know Modi may not be scared of its nuclear button

Pakistan has taken too much of a chance with Pulwama — with the wrong government in India, and at the wrong time.