“Happy Birthday, Modi Ji,” Rahul Gandhi Wishes PM

New Delhi:  On Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 71st birthday today, Rahul Gandhi posted a one-line greeting without comment. “Happy Birthday, Modi ji,” wrote the Congress leader, who frequently targets the government and the ruling BJP in his near-daily tweets. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind…

Taliban deny their deputy prime minister, Mullah Baradar, is dead

The Taliban have denied that one of their top leaders has been killed in a shootout with rivals, following rumours about internal splits in the movement nearly a month after its lightning victory over the Western-backed government in Kabul. Suhail Shaheen, a Taliban spokesman, said¬†Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, former…