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5 security personnel & 1 civilian killed after militants open fire in Kupwara

The officials said the militants opened indiscriminate firing on the advancing team of security personnel.
The Supreme Court of India denies woman the permission to terminate her baby| Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

Act against 9 cops for ‘suspicious’ role in Gujarat encounters under CM Modi: Report

The STF, led by retired Justice Bedi, does not link any politicians or high-profile police officers to any of the these encounters.

Colleagues of ‘extremist’ Kashmiri professor never saw it coming

Bhat belonged to a well-to-do family in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal. His father is a high-profile businessman in Srinagar city.
Dead gangsters

UP encounters: Killed at 11 pm but watch shows 7; another shot dead after 7 years in jail

Since Yogi govt began its 'encounter drive', the district has seen 7 killings. In every case, accomplices of the gangster escaped through sugarcane fields.
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath with DGP OP Singh and AGP Anand Kumar during the launch of UP 100 vehicles

In Yogi’s ‘encounter Pradesh’ dead gangsters tell tales of torture and fishy bullet wounds

Since the BJP government took over in March last year, 39 alleged gangsters have been killed in encounters. None of them was on the ‘most wanted’ list.

Not encounters, Yogi Adityanath needs to fix the rotten core of the UP police system

By adhering to rules written in 1861, Uttar Pradesh is trying to handle cities through old school rural policing deployments. It just won’t work.

On Camera

Rahul Gandhi at the press conference | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Communists who once sided with BJP now irked over no alliance with Congress in West Bengal

With a chequered history, where the Left Front had ‘aligned’ with the BJP, it is impossible for the CPM cadre to adjust themselves with the Congress.

Rahul Gandhi’s Rs 72,000 income pledge: Are populist freebies the only way to win elections?

Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday pledged to give Rs 12,000 per month to every family in India if the Congress is voted to power in the 2019 elections.

Defence

A Chinook helicopter

India inducts Chinook helicopters, adds muscle to military along China border

Each Chinook helicopter can lift 45 soldiers, artillery guns or even light armoured vehicles to high altitudes. It can also fly through narrow mountain valleys.
National Interest

Why Rahul Gandhi’s Congress is in danger of morphing into a clueless NGO

Congress has questions but no answers, ‘leaders’ but no winners. Weeks before polls, it’s behaving like a virtuous, anti-establishment NGO just doing its thing.