Tag Archives: Kashmir

India Slams Pakistan For Raising Kashmir During Coronavirus Conference

Pakistan called for lifting of “lockdown” In Kashmir, India said “unwarranted” statement New Delhi: South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations on Sunday vowed to jointly combat coronavirus as Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed an emergency fund with an initial offer of USD 10 million from India and asserted that the region can best… Read More »

Opposition Demands Release Of 3 Ex-Jammu And Kashmir Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti, Farooq Abdullah

Omar Abdullah has been under detention since August 5 New Delhi: Eight opposition parties have sent a joint resolution to the BJP-led Central government, demanding the immediate release of all political detainees in Kashmir, especially the three former Chief Ministers — Farooq and Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti. Under the Narendra Modi government, “democratic dissent… Read More »

Social Media Ban Removed In Kashmir, Broadband Services To Be Restored

4G mobile internet services remain suspended in Jammu and Kashmir New Delhi: Broadband internet services in the Kashmir Valley will be restored in full and access to social media websites will be permitted from this evening, a senior BSNL official said today. However, mobile internet speeds will continue to be limited; only 2G networks are… Read More »

Congress’ Shatrughan Sinha Meets Pakistan President Arif Alvi, Discusses Kashmir

Shatrughan Sinha, a former MP and union minister, attended a wedding function in Lahore. Islamabad: Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha met Pakistan President Arif Alvi in Lahore on Saturday where the two leaders discussed the importance of building peace bridges across the border, the president of Pakistan said in a tweet. The actor-turned-politician, who is in… Read More »

Ahead Of Donald Trump Visit, US Congressmen Raise Concerns On Kashmir

The centre had imposed a clampdown on Kashmir after the scrapping of its special status. New Delhi: Two US Congressmen from opposite sides of America’s political divide today expressed concern over the Kashmir issue, insisting that the Narendra Modi government release political detainees and restore normalcy in the region at the earliest. Ami Bera, Democrat… Read More »

Exclusive: “Pakistan army is getting a tremendous amount of donations from the world in the name of Kashmir,” says Padma Shri Adnan Sami : Bollywood News

Singer Adnan Sami was in the news recently after he was honoured with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour of India. Even though Adnan Sami was granted the Indian citizenship in 2016, several people questioned his Pakistani descent when he was honoured with the Padma Shri. Several people including Congress leaders had also… Read More »

Jammu And Kashmir Panchayat Elections Postponed Over Law And Order Issues

The opposition parties earlier said they cannot contest with all their leaders in detention (File) Srinagar: Panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir — scheduled to be held next month — have been postponed, the Chief Electoral Officer said, with the government citing the law and order situation in a move contrary to its claims of… Read More »

Concerned Over Jammu and Kashmir, Says UN Chief In Pakistan; India Rejects Mediation Offer

The UN chief said he was ready to help if both countries agreed for mediation. New Delhi: India on Sunday rejected an offer of mediation proposed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Jammu and Kashmir, saying the focus instead should be on making Pakistan vacate the territories that it has “illegally and forcibly occupied”. India’s… Read More »

S Jaishankar Rebuffs US Senator Lindsey Graham On Kashmir, Says Democracy Will Settle Issue

“Do not worry, Senator. One democracy will settle it,” S Jaishankar said. (File) Munich: Foreign Minister S Jaishankar today told a senior US Senator that India will settle the Kashmir issue on its own when he brought it up during a discussion in Germany. Referring to Jammu and Kashmir during a panel discussion, Republican Senator… Read More »

Omar Abdullah’s Party Trashes PM Narendra Modi’s’s Parliament Claim On Jammu And Kashmir

PM Modi blamed Omar Abdullah and other J&K leaders for the rise of terrorism. New Delhi: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, under arrest for six months, did not say that scrapping the erstwhile state’s special status would “bring an earthquake that would separate it from India”, his party said on Thursday, bluntly… Read More »