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Tag: Kashmir Issue

UK Backbench MPs Debate Kashmir Motion
UK Backbench MPs Debate Kashmir Motion, India Condemns Abusive Language

The debate, which was scheduled to be held in March 2020 but had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, was opened by Opposition Labour Party MP Debbie Abrahams who recounted her visit to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in February 2020.

Taliban's First Comment On Kashmir: Pak, India Should Sit Together To Resolve Outstanding Issues
Taliban's First Comment On Kashmir: Pak, India Should Sit Together To Resolve Outstanding Issues

About ties with countries, particularly India, Mujahid said the Taliban desires good ties with all nations, including India that is an important part of the region.

Pakistan Again Warns Against Indian False Flag Operations
Pakistan Again Warns Against Indian False Flag Operations

Islamabad: Pakistan has once again warned the UN and the global community of what it claimed as Indian false flag operations to “justify its aggression” towards Islamabad. In what can be described as typical Pakistan bombast and a combination of lies and prevarications, it once again challenged India’s right over Jammu and Kashmir despite knowing […]

POK President: Talks With India Under UN Supervision Is Must To Implement Resolutions On Kashmir
POK President: Talks With India Under UN Supervision Is Must To Implement Resolutions On Kashmir

Islamabad: Sardar Masood Khan, President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) aka Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) has said that Pakistan should make it a matter of principle that “talks with India should be held only under the UN auspices”. “Side-by-Side with Pakistan and India, and presence of Kashmiris on the negotiations table in a must”, […]

India Firmly Rejects China's Attempt To Raise Kashmir Issue At UNSC

New Delhi: India on Thursday hit out at China for making yet another attempt to raise the Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council, saying it “firmly” rejects Beijing”s “interference” in the country’s internal affairs. “We have noted that China initiated a discussion in the UN Security Council on issues pertaining to the Indian Union […]

India Rejects UN Chief Guterres' Offer To Mediate On Kashmir Issue

New Delhi: India on Sunday flatly rejected UN chief Antonio Guterres’s offer of mediation on Kashmir and said the real issue needed to be addressed is to vacate territories “illegally and forcibly” occupied by Pakistan. The assertion by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) came after Guterres said in Islamabad that he was concerned over […]

Pak Parliament Passes Resolution Asking India To Revoke Its Decision On Kashmir

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Parliament on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution expressing “unflinching and unwavering support” to the Kashmiri people and demanding India to reverse its decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. The National Assembly or lower house passed the resolution on the eve of what Pakistan observes as the Kashmir Solidarity Day […]

India's Clear Message To Trump: No Role For Third Party On Kashmir Issue

New Delhi: Ahead of a possible India visit of US President Donald Trump, who again offered to “help” in resolving the Kashmir issue, New Delhi on Thursday categorically ruled out any role for a third party, asserting that any issue between India and Pakistan should be resolved bilaterally. India’s reiteration on the Kashmir issue came […]

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump reads a document during a round table discussion on security at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York
India Ignores Donald Trump's Mediation Offer

New Delhi: India on Wednesday ignored US President Donald Trump’s yet another attempt to offer mediation with Pakistan on Kashmir. President Trump on Tuesday at World Economic Forum (WEF) summit in Davos had revealed that he and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan were “working together on some borders” and discussing the Kashmir issue. “We’re working […]

Trump Again Offers To 'Help' Resolve Kashmir Issue, Meets Pak PM Imran In Davos

Davos: President Donald Trump has said that the US is watching the developments between India and Pakistan over Kashmir “very closely” and repeated his offer to “help” resolve the longstanding dispute between the two neighbours as he met Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum here in the Swiss ski resort. […]

Russia Backs India On Kashmir Again

New Delhi: Russia on Friday reiterated that the constitutional reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir state was an internal matter of India and none of its concern. Russian Ambassador to India Nikolay Kudashev made the statement in response to several questions regarding Kashmir at a press briefing here. The remark comes a day after the UN […]

Pakistan Again Fails To Raise Kashmir Issue In UNSC; Members Say Bilateral Matter

United Nations: India on Wednesday slammed Pakistan for again trying to raise the Kashmir issue in the UN Security Council where it failed yet again to find any support, with New Delhi asserting that Islamabad needs to focus on the hard tasks it has to address in order to ensure normal relations with India. China, […]

All South Asian Countries Except One Want To Hold SAARC Summit At Earliest: Pakistan

Islamabad: Pakistan said on Thursday that all South Asian countries except one want to hold the SAARC summit, which was called off in 2016, at the earliest, in an apparent reference to India. Foreign Office Spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said at his weekly briefing that Pakistan wanted to hold the summit as early as possible. “All […]

Imran Khan Asks International Community To Press India To Lift Kashmir Restrictions

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday appealed to the international community to press India to lift the restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir, which has entered the fourth month. The restrictions were imposed on August 5 when the central government had announced the abrogation of the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir under […]

Pak FM Boycotts Indian Minister's Speech At Istanbul Meet

Istanbul: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday boycotted the speech by Indian Minister V.K Singh over Kashmir at the Heart of Asia Conference here. As soon as Singh started speaking at the Heart of Asia Conference, which aims to promote durable peace and stability in Afghanistan, the Pakistan Foreign Minister left his seat […]

India Hits Out At Pak Propaganda On Ayodhya, Kashmir

Geneva: India has lashed out against Pakistan’s “juvenile propaganda to malign India through fabricated lies” over the Supreme Court judgment on Ayodhya and on Kashmir, and condemned Islamabad’s “pathological compulsion” to comment on India’s affairs. In a strong statement against Pakistan, in its Right to Reply, an Indian official while addressing the 40th UNESCO General […]

Pakistani Government Rules Out Imran Khan Resignation

Islamabad: The Pakistani government said on Saturday that Prime Minister Imran Khan will not resign in response to an ultimatum from the opposition, which gave the ruler two days to leave office amid a massive protest in the capital. “No discussion about it. The resignation is out of the question,” Pervez Khattak, defence minister and […]

UN Chief Appeals To India, Pak To Deal With Kashmir Issue Through Dialogue

United Nations: As Jammu and Kashmir transitioned from a state into two union territories, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reiterated his appeal that India and Pakistan deal with the Kashmir issue through dialogue and ensure full respect for human rights. Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday transitioned from a state into union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, […]

US Seeks Roadmap To Political And Economic Normalcy In Kashmir

Washington: The United States on Thursday sought from India a “roadmap” to political and economic normalcy in Kashmir and immediate release of all political detainees as it asked Pakistan to take “sustained and irreversible” steps against militants and terrorists in its territory. Most of the top-level and second-rung separatist politicians of Jammu and Kashmir have […]

After Erdogan's Kashmir comments, Modi cancels Ankara visit

New Delhi: With Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan openly raising Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly and his country backing Pakistan at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meet in Paris, India has decided to give the cold shoulder to its ties with Turkey – cancelling a two-day official visit to Ankara by Prime […]

After 70 Days, Mobile Phones Start Ringing In Kashmir Again

Srinagar: Services of all post paid mobile phones were resumed on Monday across the Kashmir Valley after remaining suspended since August 5 when Article 370 was abrogated. There was a general sense of relief among the people around 12 noon when parents, relatives and friends started seeking welfare from each other after remaining cut off […]

Rajnath Singh Warns Pakistan, Forget Kashmir, Fight Terrorism

Chandigarh: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday told Pakistan to forget Kashmir and instead fight an “honest battle” against terrorism, warning that no power can stop its disintegration if it continued with its rant and did not mend its ways. He said India was ready to assist Pakistan in the fight against terrorism if it […]

Not for others to comment on Kashmir, says India after Imran-Xi meeting

New Delhi: Two days ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit for the informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Mahabalipuram, India on Wednesday voiced its pique over Kashmir figuring in talks between Pakistan PM Imran Khan and Xi, saying “It is not for other countries to comment on the internal affairs of India”. […]

Pakistan steps up security to block JKLF march to LoC

Chinari (PoK): A large number of security personnel have been deployed at Jaskol in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) to prevent the Jammu & Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) activists from reaching the Line of Control (LoC). Hundreds of JKLF activists and supporters from various places in PoK have been marching towards LoC for the past three […]

Pak PM Warns PoK Residents Against Crossing LoC

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday asked the residents of PoK not to cross the Line of Control to extend humanitarian aid to the Kashmiri people after India removed the special status of the state two months back. “I understand the anguish of the Kashmiris seeing their fellow Kashmiris in Jammu and Kashmir…. Anyone […]