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Tag: Article 370

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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. […]

Imran's aide asks overseas Pakistanis to protest on Aug 15

Islamabad: A top aide of Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday appealed to the overseas Pakistanis to stage protests outside Indian Consulates on August 15, wherever they are across the world. The Indian government on Monday revoked the special status for Jammu and Kashmir, a move that received widespread flak from the Pakistani leadership and […]

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China Stands By Pakistan On Kashmir Issue

Beijing: China has “reassured Pakistan of it’s support and commitment” and announced that it supported Islamabad’s decision to approach the UN Security Council in the wake of India’s decision to revoke Article 370 of its Constitution that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, media reports said on Saturday. An official statement issued by the […]

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Pakistan Formally Suspends Trade With India

Islamabad: Pakistan has formally suspended its trade relations with India, in retaliation against New Delhi’s decision to revoke Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the media reported on Saturday. On Friday, the federal cabinet headed by Prime Minister Imran Khan endorsed the decisions taken by the National Security Committee and the […]

India's Kashmir Moves Within Constitution, Says Russia

Moscow/New Delhi: Russia has backed India’s moves on Jammu and Kashmir, saying that the changes are within the framework of the Indian Constitution, even as it urged India and Pakistan to maintain peace. In response to a question during its press briefing on Friday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia said Moscow expects that […]

Indian-Navy
Navy on alert anticipating terror attack from Pak

New Delhi: The Indian Navy has put its warships on alert on both the eastern and western coasts over the likelihood of a terror attack from Pakistan, defence sources said on Friday. An attack from Pakistan is anticipated by military intelligence after the Indian Parliament withdrew special status to J&K on August 5 through a Presidential […]

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Prez gives assent to JK Reorganisation legislation, 2 UTs to come into existence on Oct 31

New Delhi:  President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday gave assent to a legislation for bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir, and two Union Territories — Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh — will come into existence on October 31. The Parliament had earlier this week given its nod to the legislation for bifurcating the state, a bold […]

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After Samjhauta, Pak to suspend Thar Express

Islamabad/Jaipur: A day after announcing the permanent suspension of Samjhauta Express, Pakistan on Friday said that it will also shut down the Thar Express, its last remaining train link with India, amid rising tensions between the two neighbours after New Delhi’s decision to revoke Article 370 granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The announcement was […]

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Prohibitory orders withdrawn in Jammu, eased in Valley

Jammu: Prohibitory orders in Jammu were on Friday withdrawn, and all schools and colleges asked to open from Saturday, even as the orders remained in force in Kashmir Valley, though they were eased ahead of Eid celebrations on Monday. According to the order issued by Jammu District Magistrate Sushma Chauhan, Section 144 of the Criminal […]

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Congress to explain stand on Article 370 to its leaders

New Delhi: Amid divided views in the party over the Central government’s move on Kashmir, Congress’ policy planning group for Jammu and Kashmir chaired by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will brief the party General Secretaries, state in-charges and MPs about Congress’ stand on Article 370 on Friday evening, party sources said. In a big triumph […]

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Anybody trying to disrupt Kashmir peace will be eliminated: Army

New Delhi: With Pakistan upping the ante over Kashmir and its army and leadership making war-mongering statements, the Indian Army has warned that anybody trying to disrupt peace in Kashmir would be eliminated. Chinar Corps Commander Lieutenant General K.J.S. Dhillon, in a television interview said that “Pakistan and its Army has always been involved in disrupting […]

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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 […]

Morgan-Ortagus
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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Reorganisation of J&K internal matter of India: Envoy

Washington: The reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir is an internal matter of India and it will have no impact on ties with other countries, a top Indian envoy has said. The Indian Parliament on Tuesday approved a resolution abrogating special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution and a bill for […]

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Sports fraternity congratulates Centre for revoking Article 370

New Delhi: The sports fraternity of India has welcomed the central government’s decision to revoke Article 370 of the Constitution which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday moved the resolution on Article 370 and a separate bill to bifurcate the state into two separate union territories — […]

Raveesh-Kumar
J&K: India talks tough, tells China to mind its own business

New Delhi: India on Tuesday firmly told China that creating a new union territory of Ladakh is its own internal matter, after Beijing termed the move as “unacceptable”. New Delhi also said that it does not comment on the internal matters of others, and expects others to do likewise. Responding to a query on comments […]

China asks India, Pak to avoid actions that exacerbate tensions; Opposes India's move on Ladakh

Beijing: Asking India and Pakistan to exercise restraint, China on Tuesday said they should avoid actions that “unilaterally” change the status quo and exacerbate tensions between them as it voiced “serious concern” over the situation in Kashmir. China also expressed its opposition to India’s move to create a separate Union Territory of Ladakh. In New […]

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Article 370: Afridi’s twitter cry bares Pakistan's frustration, Gambhir responds

Bhubaneswar: With the Modi government bringing in a new calculus in the Jammu and Kashmir post the abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcating the State into two units – J&K and Ladakh, the paradigm move has left the neighbour shell-shocked, especially when the country was making a lot of song and dance over US President […]

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Ollywood Actor receives threat over post on Article 370 Abrogation

Bhubaneswar: Ollywood actor Sabyasachi Mishra on Tuesday sought intervention of the Commissionerate Police over alleged threats which he received on social media for posting a message soon after the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir yesterday. As per the actor, he received threats following his Instagram post in which he had welcomed the […]

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Article 370: Gautam Gambhir Smashes Shahid Afridi Once Again But On A Different Pitch

Former Indian cricketer and the current BJP MP from East Delhi, Gautam Gambhir has once again took a dig at former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi who termed the move of Indian government to revoke Article 370 as ‘unprovoked aggression and crimes against humanity’. Taking the matter to twitter, Afridi tweeted: “Kashmiris must be given their […]

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Article 370: Headlines across media colour India’s history in their own hues

Bhubaneswar: In sync with the popular saying of “Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending,” the Modi Sarkar 2.0 painted a new Kashmir on the national canvas by scrapping the Article 370 in one stroke on Monday. Unambiguously, the […]

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'Creation of Ladakh' India's internal matter: Lankan PM

Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said that the creation of Ladakh as a Union Territory is an internal matter of India. The Indian government on Monday revoked Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir and moved a separate bill to split the state into two union territories of Jammu, […]

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Article 370: US urges all stakeholders to maintain peace, stability along LoC

Washington: The US is “closely following” the events in Jammu and Kashmir after the Indian government scrapped the constitutional provision that accorded special status to the state, a senior official has said while urging all stakeholders to maintain peace and stability along the Line of Control (LoC). The Indian government on Monday revoked Article 370 […]

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