The Army said that “it goes without saying” it will retaliate against Pakistan’s ceasefire violations yesterday and when it does, “action will speak for itself”.
“That (retaliation) goes without saying, I think I don’t have to say that. Action will speak for itself,” said Sarath Chand, Vice Chief of Army Staff, on the Pakistani aggression of yesterday, in which four soldiers were killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri sector. Read more
Khap Panchayats Cannot Become ‘Self-Appointed Conscience Keepers’ Says Supreme Court
The Supreme Court (SC) had harsh words for ‘khap’ panchayats taking the law into their own hands with so-called honour killings, and strongly urged the Centre to protect couples from such ‘khap’ actions.
The apex court also told the ‘khaps’ they cannot become “self-appointed conscience keepers” when there is a law and there are courts to deal with marriages that may be prohibited by law. Read more
Angry Over Having A Girl Child, Andhra Techie Tries To Electrocute Sleeping Wife
In a shocking incident, a software engineer from Andhra Pradesh has been arrested for allegedly trying to kill his wife by electrocuting her.
The incident which happened on Friday came to light the next day after the woman made a police complaint against her husband. Read more
Six Mumbai Men Arrested For Sexually Exploiting Minor Girl For A Year, Three Still On The Run
Police in Mumbai’s Vile Parle has arrested six people for the alleged sexual exploitation of a 15-year-old girl for a year. According to police, the accused had made a video of her which they used to blackmail her and keep her silent.
In her complaint the Class X student said the accused have sexually assaulted her on several occasions since May 2017, when she was studying in Std IX. Read more
CCTV Visuals Of Delhi Photographer Killed By Lover’s Family Emerges, Shows Him Making Frantic Phone Calls
Security camera visuals from the spot where a 23-year-old photographer was stabbed to death by the family of his alleged lover last week in Delhi has now surfaced.
The CCTV footage, dated February 1, showing Ankit’s last few minutes before he was attacked. In the video, Ankit is seen wearing a leather jacket, making frantic phone calls. Read more
ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 Mission Ready For Launch, Rover Will Spend 14 Days On Moon Surface
Gearing up for its most challenging space mission, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is leaving no stone unturned to make the Chandrayaan-2 mission a success.
Unlike the first lunar mission when a PSLV rocket carried the spacecraft to the moon’s orbit, this time heavy-payload lifter GSLV Mk II will launch the spacecraft weighing 3,290kg as the module will carry an orbiter, a rover and a lander to the moon. Read more