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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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Over 10,000 people offered prayers in J&K peacefully: Centre

New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry on Monday said over 10,000 people peacefully offered prayers in mosques across Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha. The Ministry said the residents of Anantnag, Baramulla, Budgam, Bandipore offered prayers and distributed sweets, without any reports of untoward incidents. “Prayers being offered on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha […]

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J&K celebrates Eid after revocation of special status

Srinagar: Amid massive security arrangements, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday marked its first Eid after the revocation of its special status, even as the state administration held a meeting with local clerics to oversee prayer arrangements and ensure peaceful celebrations. On Sunday, a meeting was held between clerics and the Kashmir Divisional Commissioner Baseer Khan, […]

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Mika Singh's performance at Karachi wedding sparks outrage

Karachi: The performance by famous Indian singer Mika Singh and his troupe at a wedding of a billionaire’s daughter apparently close to former president General Pervez Musharaff here has caused a furore, amid strained ties between Pakistan and India. On Monday, India revoked Article 370 of its Constitution and decided to bifurcate the state of […]

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India cancels Samjhauta Link Express from Delhi to Atari

New Delhi: After Pakistan announced it was cancelling the Samjhauta Express, India on Sunday cancelled Samjhauta Link Express running between Delhi and Atari. “Consequent to Pakistan’s decision to cancel Samjhauta Express running between Lahore and Atari… The link express train running between Delhi and Atari also stands cancelled,” Northern Railway CPRO Deepak Kumar said. Pakistan […]

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Don't want in-laws or land in Kashmir: Punia

New Delhi: Amid politicians making news for their sexist comments related to the women of Jammu & Kashmir since the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution that accorded special status to the state, ace wrestler Bajrang Punia has a message of peace. “Neither do we want in-laws in Kashmir, nor the land there. We […]

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Doval to oversee Kashmir's three vital days

New Delhi: With National Security Advisor Ajit Doval hitting the straps yet again and meeting common folk in Anantnag on Saturday, the government is preparing to relent on the existing security dragnet for the coming Bakr Id festival on Monday. For Doval personally and the government as a collective, a lot is at stake, the lockdown […]

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Police deny any firing incident in Kashmir valley

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday denied media reports of firing incidents in the valley, and urged people not to believe “mischievous and motivated news”. J&K Director General Police Dilbag Singh in a video said: “The police have not fired a single bullet so far in six days. People should not believe any mischievous […]

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Govt mulls legal action against media for 'baseless' J&K reports

New Delhi: The government is contemplating legal action against media outlets for reporting fabricated and baseless news relating to developments in Jammu and Kashmir. Highly placed sources in the Ministry of Home Affairs said that legal notices could be served to media outlets if they are prima facie found projecting “fabricated and provocative” stories, leading to […]

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Article 370 Fallout: Coastal Districts of Odisha Put On Alert

Bhubaneswar: Following intelligence inputs on possible terror attacks using the coast, the Superintendents of Police (SPs) of seven coastal districts of Odisha have been kept on high alert. In a letter, Railways & Coastal Security ADG, Pranabindu Acharya today asked SPs of Jagatsinghpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Puri, Berhampur and Ganjam to remain alert in view […]

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Any misadventure by anyone will be met with all force: Navy

New Delhi: The Indian Navy on Saturday said it is on high alert and prepared to defeat and deter any seaborne threat with full force. Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff Murlidhar Pawar said that coastal security measures have been stepped up and forces are keeping a tight vigil to thwart any misadventure by anyone. […]

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