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Tag: Article 370

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SC Allows Mehbooba Mufti's Daughter To Meet Her

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed Iltija Javed, the daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, to meet her mother. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi allowed Iltijia Javed to visit Srinagar, provided she first takes permission from the concerned district authorities. The court said […]

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333 Pak Twitter Accounts Suspended Over Kashmir Content

Islamabad: Pakistan has admitted that 333 Twitter accounts have been suspended for writing on Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370. The handles were suspended by Twitter following the objection by the Indian authorities in view of false and provocative content being disseminated through the accounts. The Pakis­tan Telecommuni­cation Authority (PTA) raised the issue of […]

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Indian High Commission in London attacked by Pak protesters

London: The Indian High Commission in London was once again attacked and vandalised by Pakistani protestors agitating against the scrapping of Article 370 and the restrictions imposed in Kashmir. Media reports in London said the police arrested four people in connection with the incident. A dagger was also recovered from one of the protesters, the […]

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91% Of Kashmir Open For Traffic: Indian Envoy To US

New Delhi: Noting that a section of the media especially in the US has peddled half-truths and incorrect information about the situation in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, India’s Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said that 91% of the Valley has been opened to normal traffic and people are freely […]

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Kashmiri delegation meets Amit Shah in Delhi

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah met a Kashmiri delegation at the North Block here on Tuesday. Twenty-two sarpanchs from Kashmir, who bravely contested the panchayat elections in spite of threat to their lives from terrorists, met Shah and other top officials of the Home Ministry. Shah will be listening to all of them […]

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Shah lashes out at Congress for its Article 370 posture

Silvasa: BJP President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday once again lashed out at the Congress for its opposition to the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution in Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking at an event at Dadra, Nagar Haveli, Shah said the Congress has given up on “parampara” (tradition) of rising above […]

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No deaths in Kashmir, 50k new govt jobs soon: Governor

Srinagar: Asserting that the Narendra Modi’s government decision to abrogate Article 370 was for the betterment of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday said the administration was “not hiding” the figures of the “deaths” in the Kashmir Valley as no lives have been lost. He also said that about […]

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Centre readies list of J&K leaders to be released

New Delhi: The government is in the process of preparing a list of Jammu and Kashmir politicians to be released as they are under “preventive detention” in the erstwhile state since abrogation of Article 370, said sources. The move will be implemented in a phased manner and around 200 politicians as well as activists are […]

Indo-Pak war likely in October: Pak Minister

Rawalpindi: Continuing his attack on India in the wake of the abrogation of Article 370 that granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan Railway Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad said on Wednesday that he feels that a full-fledged war will be fought between India and Pakistan in October or November this year. According to reports […]

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Russia Throws Its Weight Behind India On Kashmir Issue

New Delhi: Russia on Wednesday called withdrawing Jammu and Kashmir’s special status as sovereign decision and internal matter of India and pitched for resolving outstanding issues between New Delhi and Islamabad through dialogue. Russian envoy Nikolay Kudashev said India’s decision on Jammu and Kashmir was in accordance with the country’s Constitution and Moscow is totally […]

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SC To Hear Multiple Pleas On Art 370 On Wednesday

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear around 10 petitions related to abrogation of Article 370, granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir, on Wednesday. Most of them challenging the Centre’s decision revoking Article 370 while others are connected with the imposition of curfew and its consequences in the region. The pleas will be heard […]

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Shah Faesal Was Not Going To US To Study, Says J&K Police

New Delhi: The Jammu and Kashmir Police has claimed that civil servant-turned-politician Shah Faesal, who was stopped at the IGI airport here from flying to the US earlier this month, did not have any document to support his claim that he was travelling to Boston to complete an academic course in Harvard University. In an […]

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Editors Guild Slams PCI For 'Perversely Arguing' In Favour Of Media Clampdown In J-K

New Delhi: The Editors Guild on Tuesday hit out at the Press Council of India’s move to intervene in a case in the Supreme Court over the curbs on communication in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it is “gravely concerned” that the media watchdog is not only failing to speak up for press freedom but is […]

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Smuggled Indian Produce No Longer In Pak Province

Islamabad: Fruits and vegetables smuggled from India were no longer available in the markets of Pakistan’s Punjab province after Islamabad suspended trade with New Delhi over the Kashmir issue, the media reported on Monday. The produce, including tomatoes, garlic, ginger, green chillies, apples and grapes, smuggled from Kashmir into Pakistan were sold at markets in […]

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Kashmir To Figure Prominently As Modi, Trump To Meet

Biarritz (France): The Kashmir issue is likely to figure prominently in talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump on Monday on the sidelines of the G7 Summit here, days after Trump said he would discuss the issue with “friend” Modi. Trump, who had telephonic conversations with both Modi and Pakistan Prime […]

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Local Truck Driver Killed In Stone Pelting In South Kashmir

Srinagar: In a freak stone-pelting incident, protesters on Sunday evening hurled stones at a civilian truck in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, killing the driver, police said. Noor Mohammed Dar, 42, who belonged to the same Zradipora Uranhall locality, was returning home when stone-pelters mistook his truck for a security force vehicle and hurled stones at […]

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Minority Affairs Ministry Team In Kashmir On Aug 27-28 To Identify Devp Projects: Naqvi

New Delhi: A Minority Affairs Ministry team will visit the Kashmir Valley for two days from Tuesday to identify the areas to implement centrally-sponsored development projects after provisions of Article 370 was abrogated, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said. He also asserted that those opposing the government’s withdrawal of J&K’s special status, acting as […]

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'Disturbed' Over J&K Curbs, IAS Officer Quits

Thiruvananthapuram: A 33-year-old Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, Kannan Gopinathan, lauded for his work during the 2018 Kerala floods, has quit the coveted government job stating he was “disturbed” over the curbs in Jammu and Kashmir. Gopinathan, a 2012 IAS officer from Kerala posted in Dadra and Nagar Haveli as Power and Non-Conventional Energy Secretary, […]

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Pak To Open Kartarpur Corridor Irrespective Of India Ties

Lahore: Pakistan’s doors were open to Indian Sikh pilgrims visiting Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in connection with the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, irrespective of Islamabad’s ties with New Delhi, said Firdous Ashiq Awan, the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, she rejected rumours […]

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Terrorist Killed, SPO Martyred In First Encounter Post 370 Axing

Srinagar: A Special Police Officer (SPO) was martyred while a terrorist was killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramullah district in the first gun battle since the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution. The overnight killings took place during a search operation in Ganie-Hamam area, an official statement said on Wednesday. The statement said that […]

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Pakistan to now raise Kashmir issue at ICJ

Islamabad: After its diplomatic overdrive on Kashmir fetched it virtually no results, barring support from friend China, Pakistan on Tuesday said it will take the Kashmir issue to the International Court of Justice. “We have decided to take the Kashmir case to the International Court of Justice,” Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi told ARY News […]

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First encounter since abrogation of Art 370 in Baramullah

Srinagar: In the first encounter in nearly two weeks, a fierce gun-battle broke out this evening between terrorists and security forces in Baramulla area of north Kashmir. This is also the first encounter after abrogation of Article 370 in J&K. Sources say two to three terrorists are trapped inside as a joint operation by CRPF, […]

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After Kashmir backing, Modi to visit UAE, Bahrain

New Delhi: Days after the UAE openly backed India over its Kashmir move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to pay a two-day state visit to Abu Dhabi from August 23, and also to Bahrain, where the administration cracked down on Pakistanis holding an anti-India demonstration last week. The UAE, which shares close bonds with […]

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Hooda backs Article 370's abrogation, puts Congress on notice

Rohtak (Haryana): In a significant political move, senior Congress leader and two-time Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, here on Sunday, supported the Narendra Modi government’s move to abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution. Addressing a ‘Mahaparivartan Rally’ in his hometown, Hooda said he would not compromise with anyone on the issue of patriotism. “When […]

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Would return to real time normalcy elude Kashmiris for long?

Srinagar: Moving with extreme caution and taking decision based on daily assessment of the ground situation, authorities on Sunday relaxed curbs in more areas of the Kashmir Valley. After many days vehicular traffic moved in the Civil Lines areas of the city, including in city centre Lal Chowk that wore a deserted look for the […]

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Pak Rejects Request To Resume Samjhauta, Thar Trains

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Ministry of Railways has rejected a request by its Indian counterpart to restore operations of the Samjhauta and the Thar Express trains, which were suspended last week in the wake of New Delhi’s move to revoke Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, a media report said on Sunday. The […]

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Landline services in 17 exchanges of Kashmir restored; 50,000 lines reopened

Srinagar: More than 50,000 landline phones were made operational on Saturday after services in 17 exchanges of the Kashmir Valley were restored after a period of about 12 days, officials said. Seventeen out of a little over 100 telephone exchanges were made operational. These exchanges are mainly in Civil Lines area, Cantonment area, airport of […]

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What happens in future depends on circumstances: Rajnath on 'no first use' of nuke policy

Jaipur/New Delhi: India is “firmly committed” to its ‘no first use’ of nuclear weapons policy but future of the security doctrine will depend on the circumstances, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday, in remarks which came in the midst of rising tension between New Delhi and Islamabad over Kashmir. Singh made the comments after […]

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Russia hopes India, Pak settle Kashmir bilaterally

New York: Russia on Friday hoped that India and Pakistan would settle their differences bilaterally through political and diplomatic means, as the UNSC was set to meet to discuss the Kashmir issue. Dmitry Polyanskiy, Russia’s First Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, in tweets said that Moscow is good friends and partners with both New […]

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India victim of 'global spread of terrorism,' admits China

New Delhi: As China cozied up with Pakistan to take India to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) over the abrogation of Article 370 and 35A in Kashmir, a white paper prepared by Beijing has admitted that India is the victim of global spread and aggravation of terrorism and extremism. The paper, titled “Vocational Education […]

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Doval returns to Delhi after 11 days in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Friday returned to Delhi after spending 11 days in Kashmir Valley to ensure smooth implementation of plans after the withdrawal of special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. Doval, Who came here on August 6, took charge of security and development-related activities with a special focus […]

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UNSC to hold close consultations on Kashmir on Friday

United Nations: The UN Security Council will meet here on Friday to discuss India revoking the special status of Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistan wrote a letter on the issue to the world body. China, the closest ally of Pakistan, asked for “closed consultations” in the Council, which will meet at 10 am (7:30pm IST) […]

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Tight security marks J&K's first I-Day post Article 370

Srinagar: Independence Day was observed in the Kashmir Valley amid tight security on Thursday with Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik saying the government is committed to the return of Kashmiri Pandits to the Valley. The main Independence Day function was held at the Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium here where Malik hoisted the tricolour. This […]

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President praises move on Article 370 on I-Day eve speech

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi-led government’s decision to withdraw special status to Jammu & Kashmir and divide the state into two Union Territories came in for praise from President Ram Nath Kovind during his address to the nation on the eve of India’s 73rd Independence Day on Wednesday. “I believe, the recent changes carried out […]

Pak seeks emergency meeting of UNSC over Kashmir

Islamabad: Pakistan has formally called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss India’s move to revoke the special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Tuesday. In video message, Qureshi said that he sent a formal letter to the president of the UNSC through Permanent Representative […]

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Every Indian stands with people of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh: PM

One of the biggest decisions taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the first 75 days of his government is undoubtedly the unshackling of Jammu and Kashmir so that there is better integration and mobility and the faux concept of dual citizenship is scrapped once and for all. In what was not just a political […]

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Kashmir an internal matter, does not impact border: Jaishankar to China

Beijing: India has conveyed to China that the change in status of Kashmir is an internal matter and would have no implication for its boundaries with Beijing. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar also sought to reassure his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi that India was not raising any additional territorial claims and the Chinese concerns in […]

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Nehru's criminal acts on J&K undone by Modi: Shivraj

Bhopal: Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to revoke the Constitution’s Article 370, that granting a special status to Jammu and Kashmir, had corrected the “criminal action” by the country’s first prime minister Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. Chouhan, who said that he earlier considered Modi […]

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Four Twitter Handles Suspended For Spreading 'Rumours' About J&K

New Delhi: Four Twitter handles have been suspended after the government told Twitter to remove certain accounts linked to people from outside Jammu and Kashmir which are spreading rumours on the platform, said sources on Monday. At least 8 Twitter accounts were reportedly circulating fake news and are “either being run by the ISI or […]

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Eid celebrated peacefully in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar/Jammu: Amid massive security arrangements and restrictions, Eid prayers concluded peacefully in all parts of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) on Monday, after the revocation of Article 370 that granted the state a special status. The prayers began at 7 a.m. and continued till noon in some places. The movement of people was facilitated by the […]

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