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Tag: Jammu Amp Kashmir

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Srinagar Grenade Attack: Civilian Killed, Over Dozen Injured

Srinagar: One civilian was killed and over a dozen others injured on Monday when militants hurled a grenade at the busy Amira Kadal near city centre Lal Chowk here in Kashmir Valley, police sources said. Militants hurled the grenade at the market area a week after 15 civilians were injured in a similar terror attack […]

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India Corrected Historic Blunder By Abrogating Art 370: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said India corrected a historic blunder by abrogating Article 370 and 35A in Jammu and Kashmir. “India corrected a historic blunder by abrogating Article 370 and 35A under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It is only because of the willpower of PM Modi and Home […]

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EU Delegation Backs India's Efforts To End Terror In J&K

New Delhi: The European Union delegation of MPs which visited Jammu & Kashmir has expressed strong backing for India to end terror in the state and restore peace. Briefing the media at the end of their visit on Wednesday in Srinagar, the EU delegation said, “We, the international delegation, fully support India in its efforts […]

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5 migrant labourers from West Bengal killed by terrorists in Kashmir

Srinagar: Five migrant labourers from West Bengal were shot dead by terrorists in Kulgam district of south Kashmir on Tuesday, police said. Another labourer was critically injured by the terrorists, they said. All the victims hailed from Murshidabad district of West Bengal, the police said. The attack happened on a day a delegation of parliamentarians […]

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Pakistan Violates Ceasefire, Two Soldiers Martyred, Civilian Killed In Kupwara

Srinagar: Two soldiers were martyred and a civilian was killed as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire in Tanghar sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday, police said. The incident comes a day before Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Army Chief General Bipin Rawat scheduled visit to Ladakh for the inauguration of a strategic […]

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You gave us 300 seats, we scrapped Art 370: Amit Shah

Beed (Maharashtra): Bharatiya Janata Party President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah said the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the historic step of uniting the country with the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir, here on Tuesday. “You blessed us with 300 seats (in Lok Sabha), we have scrapped the Article […]

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Removal of Article 370 gave hope: J&K youth activists

New Delhi: At a time when a lot of hue and cry is being raised over the abolition of special status to Jammu and Kashmir, there is a silent narrative in favour of the Centre’s historic decision which remains lost in the din. Articulating this narrative are some youth, few of whom do not want […]

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Hundreds Of Kashmiris From PoK To March Towards LoC

Islamabad: Protesting against the abrogation of Article 370 which gave a special status to Jammu and Kashmir, hundreds of Kashmiris from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir have planned a ‘Freedom March’ along the Line of Control (LoC). The Jammu-Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), a group led by the incarcerated pro-independence leader Yasin Malik, is organising the rally, The Express […]

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Five Terrorists Holed Up Inside Building In Jammu & Kashmir

Ramban/Jammu: A group of five terrorists is holed up inside a house in Batote along the Jammu-Kishtwar national highway and efforts are on to neutralise them, police said, as security forces launched a massive search operation after the ultras attacked an Army team Saturday morning. The militants were encircled by the search parties inside the […]

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'Govt committed to go the extra mile to ensure people feel safe'- Rajnath Singh

Chennai: Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that the government is committed to go the extra mile to ensure that people feel safe in the country, citing threat from non state and state sponsored terrorism. The country is facing significant challenges from ‘non-state’ as well as ‘state-sponsored’ terrorism, Singh said, citing the Mumbai terror […]

Don't Repeat Mistakes Of 1965 And 1971, Rajnath Warns Pakistan

Patna: Warning Pakistan to not repeat the “mistakes of 1965 and 1971”, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the neighbouring country can get dismantled into various parts on account of flagrant human rights violations against Balochs and Pashtuns on its soil. Article 370 was like a “canker” that bled Jammu and Kashmir, Singh […]

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Not A Single Bullet Fired, No Life Lost In J&K Since August 5: Centre To SC

New Delhi: The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that not a single bullet was fired and not a single life had been lost after the abrogation of Article 370, that accorded a special status to Jammu and Kashmir, on August 5. The Centre’s reply came after the apex court asked both the Centre as […]

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SC Allows Ghulam Nabi Azad To Visit J&K

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday allowed senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit Jammu and Kashmir for social work. The state’s former Chief Minister has been allowed to visit Srinagar, Baramulla, Anantnag and Jammu. Azad has said that he would not hold any political rallies or indulge in political activities.

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Pak attacks UN, 'powerful' nations for not intervening on J&K

Geneva: A frustrated Pakistan on Tuesday attacked the UN and “powerful” countries for their refusal to intervene on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir in the context of abolition of its special status, saying they have turned “deaf and dumb”. In a 115-page ‘dossier’ submitted to the UN Human Rights Commission (UNHRC), Pakistan also said […]

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How assets will be divided between Ladakh and J&K UTs

Srinagar: The Central government on Tuesday announced the formatrion of a three-member advisory committee to supervise the division of assets between the two newly-formed Union Territories (UTs) of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir, which will formally come into existence on October 31, 2019. A notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said that […]

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India rejects China-Pak joint statement on Kashmir

New Delhi: India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Tuesday rejected the reference to Jammu and Kashmir in the joint statement issued by China and Pakistan in which China has reaffirmed its support to Pakistan on the issue. Responding to a query on the reference to Jammu and Kashmir in the joint statement issued after […]

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100 days of Modi2.0 were full of crucial decisions: Javadekar

New Delhi: Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javdekar on Sunday asserted that the 100 days of the Modi2.0 government were “full of unprecedented decisions and moves”. Speaking on the occasion of completion of 100 days of the second term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government at the Centre, Javadekar said the biggest decisions taken […]

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If Pak behaves, J&K restrictions can ease: Doval

New Delhi: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Saturday said out of 199 police stations in Jammu and Kashmir, only 10 continue to have restrictions and ease of the clampdown in the erstwhile state is completely dependent on Pakistan’s behaviour. The NSA, who has been in the state for the last two weeks to monitor […]

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Pak Proxies Return To Combat Zone, Ready To Sneak In

Srinagar: An increasingly desperate Pakistan is trying to sneak in proxies into the Indian territory before winter sets in. While Lt Gen K.S. Dhillon of 15 Corps said this formally on Wednesday, stating clearly that they will try to disrupt peace, intelligence agencies have gathered evidence of a larger design of Pakistan sponsored ultras trying […]

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Nearly 200 terrorists active in Kashmir: J-K Guv's advisor

Jammu: Asserting that the situation in Kashmir is fast limping back to normal, Jammu and Kashmir Governor’s advisor Farooq Khan on Sunday said the number of active terrorists in the Valley had declined to 150 or 200 from thousands earlier. However, he said the terrorists would either have to go to jail or get prepared […]

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Army Chief reviews security on LoC in J&K

New Delhi: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat reviewed readiness of security agencies against ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir on the concluding day of his two-day visit to the valley on Saturday. Rawat, who is on his first visit to the valley following withdrawal of special status to the state […]

Rahul Gandhi is liked by Pakistan: Smriti Irani

Amethi: Union Minister Smriti Irani slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi saying that it is not for the first time that Pakistan is finding support from him. While talking to the mediapersons here on Wednesday Irani said, “When the Union Home Minister is talking about one flag, one constitution for the entire country, the Congress, following […]

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Will visit Kashmir Thursday, report to SC: Yechury

New Delhi: Soon after the Supreme Court gave him the permission, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Wednesday that he will visit the Kashmir Valley to meet his party’s ailing leader Mohammad Yusuf Tarigami on Thursday. The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader said: “I had filed a petition in Supreme Court to produce […]

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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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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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JK Cong criticizes govt for not letting Oppn team in Kashmir

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Congress on Saturday criticised the government for not allowing a delegation of opposition members including Rahul Gandhi to come out of Srinagar airport to take stock of the situation there after the abrogation of Article 370 provisions. Congress state president G A Mir and other party leaders said the government […]

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Incentives to filmmakers part of I&B Ministry's J&K package

New Delhi: The Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry is planning several incentives for film and television production companies to take their projects to Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. As part of the massive development push for the region by the government, the I&B Ministry has held closed door consultations with representatives of the entertainment industry […]

BJP gears up for organisational polls in J&K

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the ruling BJP is going to initiate the process for its organisational polls with a meeting of senior leaders on Thursday, state election in-charge S Varinderjeet Singh said on Wednesday. Member of Parliament and the party’s election co-incharge Vinod Sonkar will attend the meeting as the Centre’s representative, […]

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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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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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Donald Trump asks Imran to resolve tensions with India bilaterally

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Friday conveyed the importance of India and Pakistan reducing tensions through bilateral dialogue on the Kashmir issue during a phone call with Prime Minister Imran Khan, the White House said. The phone conversation between Trump and Khan took place before the close-door-consultation of the 15 members of the UN […]

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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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Lt. Col Dhoni in Ladakh on Independence Day

Ladakh: Former India skipper M.S. Dhoni, who is currently serving in the Indian Army, is in Ladakh where he brought in India’s 73rd Independence Day with the masses of the newly formed union territory. On August 5, the central government abrograted provisions of Article 370 and Article 35 A of the Indian Constitution which granted […]

China asks for UNSC meeting to discuss Kashmir after Pak writes letter to UN

United Nations: China has formally asked for “closed consultations” in the UN Security Council to discuss India revoking the special status to Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistan, Beijing’s closest ally, wrote a letter on the issue to Poland, the Council President for the month of August, a top diplomat here said. The UN diplomat told […]

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Pak fighting for Kashmir cause at every forum: Qureshi

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday said that the country is fighting “for the cause of Kashmiris” at every platform. Tensions between India and Pakistan have heightened after New Delhi on August 5 revoked special status for Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing a press conference in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir’s (PoK) capital Muzaffarabad, where he […]

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China moving ahead, talking about temples & mosques will waste our time: Ex-Navy Chief Arun Prakash

New Delhi: China is moving ahead in areas like artificial intelligence and robotics and it would be a waste of time if India distracts itself by talking about temples and mosques, former Navy Chief Arun Prakash said on Sunday. However, he expressed hope that the abrogation provision of Article 370 and the change in the […]

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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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UP sadhus to boycott rock salt imported from Pak

Varanasi: In a unique protest, the sadhus of Varanasi have decided to boycott the use of rock salt, popularly known as ‘sendha namak’, imported from Pakistan. ‘Sendha namak’ is consumed by fasting Hindus. The sadhus say they would consume salt-free food during fasts, but would not use rock salt. The boycott of ‘sendha namak’ will […]

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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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