Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Brijpal Tevatia and six others were shot at by unidentified assailants, who allegedly fired more than 100 rounds at his convoy at Muradnagar in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh late Thursday evening.
A special NIA court here today framed charges against five persons accused of having links with Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-E-Taiba and hatching a conspiracy to carry out killings in India to cause communal strife.
A man who was jailed for 18 years in Pakistan on charges of spying today died at Khehra village here but his family has refused to cremate the body, demanding fulfillment of promises made by the government.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi, undergoing treatment at a private hospital for the last nine days after after taking ill during a roadshow in Varanasi, is running fever and doctors have advised her to extend her stay by a few days.
India has handed over to Pakistan High Commission here a letter from suspected LeT terrorist Bahadur Ali, written in his own hand, seeking legal assistance, and said the Pakistani national may be provided consular access, if sought by Islamabad.
Strongly rebuffing Pakistan on Kashmir, India today said it has no "locus standi" in the matter and its attempt to internationalise the issue will not "whitewash" cross-border terrorism supported by it.
Banking on the initial results of the largest-ever dope-testing exercise in the country, the Punjab Police on Thursday claimed that only around two per cent among thousands of candidates for police recruitment had tested positive for substance (drugs) abuse.