SRINAGAR – National Conference (NC) Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly “belie” the actions undertaken by his government in Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, the Prime Minister on Friday exhorted the international community to stand united against terrorism, which he described […]
BENGALURU – Union Minister Pralhad Joshi on Saturday said normalcy was returning to Jammu and Kashmir and that there was no curfew besides debunking allegations of lockdown there since the scrapping of Article 370. Delivering a lecture here on ‘One Nation, One Constitution’, Joshi said allegations have been levelled that many are in the lock-up. […]
JAMMU – Claiming Jammu and Kashmir is passing through various kinds of restrictions leading to “worst kind” of economic slowdown, the Congress on Saturday urged the Centre and local administration to consider “genuine demands” of business community. “The failure of the Centre and state government to respond to the genuine demands of people to extend […]
UNITED NATIONS – Raising the Kashmir issue at the UN, China has told the General Assembly that the dispute should be peacefully and properly addressed in accordance with the UN Charter, Security Council resolutions and the bilateral agreement. China, a close ally of Pakistan, also stressed that no actions should be taken that would unilaterally […]
SRINAGAR – An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with state forces in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, the Army said. An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in the Trumkhal area, in the upper reaches of Ganderbal this morning, an Army official said. He said one militant was […]
NEW DELHI – The Supreme Court on Saturday set up a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice N V Ramana which will commence hearing from October 1 on a batch of pleas mounting legal challenges to the Centre’s decision to abrogate provisions of Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The bench […]
NEW YORK – India on Saturday exercised its right to reply to issue a rebuttal to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s speech at 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. In a strongly-worded reply, India said that Mr Khan’s threat of unleashing nuclear devastation “qualifies as brinkmanship not statesmanship”. “Rarely has the General Assembly […]
WASHINGTON – Indian-American lawmaker Pramila Jayapal along with 13 other US Congressmen have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address concerns over the human rights situation in Kashmir and lift the communications blackout. A statement, addressed to Prime Minister Modi, was issued jointly by Congressmen Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr, Judy Chu, Pramila Jayapal, Carolyn Maloney, […]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at UN, yesterday urged the world to unite against terrorism but avoided mentioning the Kashmir issue, while his Pakistani counterpart accused India of planning bloodbath there.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday exhorted the international community to stand united against terrorism, which he described as one of the biggest challenges not for any single country, but for the entire world.