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Time for Pakistan to accept reality of Kashmir: India

New Delhi: India on Friday said it is time for Pakistan to accept the reality of change in status of Jammu and Kashmir and stop interfering in what is entirely an internal matter of India, even as it urged Islamabad to review its unilateral decision to snap ties. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, addressing […]

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Op-Ed: A Sledgehammer Approach on Kashmir Would Backfire

By Sandeep Sahu Prime Minister Narendra Modi struck all the right notes in his address to the nation, explaining at length the circumstances that persuaded the government and to all but abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution, which has been the basis of the relationship of Jammu & Kashmir with the Indian Union since 1950, […]

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Article 370 Aftermath: Security Tightened At Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar: To avoid possible aviation-related terror incidents in the wake of the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir recently, all the airports across the country including Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar have been put under tight vigil. Following a security alert through an advisory issued by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security […]

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Qureshi leaves for China, to discuss India's move

Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has left for China to hold consultations with the Chinese leadership over India’s decision to revoke Article 370 that granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the media reported on Friday. “India is intent on disrupting the regional peace with its unconstitutional measures,” The News International quoted Qureshi […]

Pakistan bans all cultural exchanges with India

Islamabad: The Pakistan government has launched a national slogan “Say No to India” and decided to ban all cultural exchanges with New Delhi including all kinds of joint ventures in the entertainment industry of the two countries, the media reported on Friday. The slogan was launched by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Thursday, […]

Samjhauta Express arrives in Delhi after Pakistan announces suspension

New Delhi: The Samjhauta Express arrived at in the national capital on Friday, in what is likely to be its last run for a while after the cross-border peace train was permanently suspended by Pakistan over the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir. The train was late by over four and a half […]

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Article 370, 35A used as weapon by Pakistan: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that Pakistan used Article 370 and 35A as a weapon to instigate the feelings of some people against the country, and that the two articles gave Jammu and Kashmir people nothing but separatism, terrorism and huge corruption. In his first address to the nation after revocation […]

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US says no policy change on Kashmir

Washington: The United States on Friday said that there is no change in its policy on Kashmir and called on India and Pakistan to maintain calm and restraint. “No”, replied State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus when asked by reporters if there has been any change in America’s policy on Kashmir. The US policy has been […]

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UN chief invokes Shimla Agreement, calls for 'maximum restraint' on Kashmir

United Nations: UN chief Antonio Guterres on Thursday urged India and Pakistan to exercise “maximum restraint” and refrain from taking steps that could affect the status of Jammu and Kashmir, as he highlighted the Shimla Agreement which rejects any third-party mediation on the issue. The Secretary-General’s remarks came after India on Monday revoked Article 370 […]

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Pak bans Indian films in aftermath of Article 370 abrogation

Islamabad: Pakistan has banned Indian films from being screened in cinemas across the nation, its government announced on Thursday. Firdous Ashiq Awan, special assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Information and Broadcasting, claimed this action was in retaliation to India’s abrogation of the Constitution’s Article 370, which gave special status to the state of […]

PM to address nation on abrogation of Article 370

New Delhi: In a special broadcast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 8 p.m. on Thursday on All India Radio, after the government altered the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. He is likely to outline the government’s vision on Jammu and Kashmir, and how it plans to bring about development to […]

Kashmir 'internationally recognised disputed territory': Chinese envoy

Islamabad: China’s Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing on Wednesday said that Jammu and Kashmir was an “internationally recognized disputed territory”, and criticised the Indian government for unilaterally revoking its special status. Yao, speaking to journalists, also stressed on the need for compliance with international laws and hoped that both Pakistan and India would “take a […]

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India Did Not Tell Us In Advance About Art. 370 Step: US

Washington/New Delhi: The US on Wednesday denied that India had informed it about its intention to revoke special status to Jammu and Kashmir ahead of taking the step, contradicting media reports that said External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had broached the subject with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Bangkok last week. “Contrary to […]

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RS passes 31 bills in 35 sittings, clocks 105% productivity

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha passed 31 bills in the budget session that ended on Wednesday as against 33 bills during the last five sessions, clocking 105 per cent productivity. Among the key bills passed include the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill 2019 that proposed to bifurcate the state into two Union Territories and the […]

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Imran Khan summons another NSC meet over Kashmir

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday summoned a second session of the National Security Committee (NSC) within a week following the Indian government’s move to scrap special status to Jammu and Kashmir. In the second such session within a week, the top civil-military brass will mull over the response strategy after the Indian […]

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