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Dec 08, 2019, 11.27 PM IST



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  • In 1947, the erstwhile state of J&K had the following 14 districts - Kathua, Jammu, Udhampur, Reasi, Anantnag, Baramulla, Poonch, Mirpur, Muzaffarabad, Leh and Ladakh, Gilgit, Gilgit Wazarat, Chilhas and Tribal Territory. By 2019, the govt of erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir had reorganised the areas of these 14 districts into 28 districts.

    PM Narendra Modi in Sonipat,Haryana: When we talk of Swacch Bharat or surgical strike then Congress gets stomach ache,and if by chance anyon...

    At least 13 people were injured in the grenade attack, the second in less than a month, and were rushed to the nearby SMHS hospital where the condition of two is critical, officials said. The attack took place at 1.20 pm, a time the Hari Singh High Street market was crowded with people and roadside vendors. Security forces have cordoned off the area.

    The Minority Affairs Minister also said that India's "growing prestige" has isolated Pakistan.

    Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that the visit of EU MPs was not at all internationalisation of Kashmir issue and asserted that the views of MEPs reflected their understanding of ground realities and threat of terrorism in Kashmir.

    During a campaign rally for the October 21 Maharashtra Assembly polls, Modi lambasted the Congress and NCP chief Sharad Pawar, who had accused the ruling BJP of "diverting attention from its failures by harping on Article 370 abrogation."

    Speaking in Guwahati at the 8th Rutum Kamgo Memorial Lecture on the topic ‘Abrogation of Article 370 and 35A: A step towards national integration’, he said that history has proved that the journey of the separate status provided under the said Article has been towards separatism and not integration.

    Scrapping of Article 370 will benefit Haryana, CM Manohar Lal said at the outset at PM Narendra Modi’s rally in Kurukshetra, because the state contributes about 10 per cent soldiers to the armed forces and has lost many men in J&K owing to Article 370.

    "We do not expect other countries, including China, to comment on the matters which are internal to India, just as India refrains from commenting on internal issues of other countries," Raveesh Kumar said. Asserting that the UT of J&K and Ladakh are integral part of India, he said India expects other countries to respect its sovereignty and territorial integrity.

    The UN chief's Deputy Spokesman Farhan Haq during a media briefing on Thursday said, “Well, just to reiterate our basic concerns that the Secretary General has previously expressed his concerns about the situation in Kashmir. As you know, he has met with representatives of India and Pakistan at their request to discuss the situation."

    Jammu and Kashmir Thursday transitioned from a state into two union territories with a wary Valley shutting down as it has for 88 days. This...

    While the political debate on the decision to revoke Article 370 has been more or less settled in the rest of India, the hard part begins now in Srinagar. Block development elections have just been conducted in Kashmir, as have Class X board exams in which 99% of 88,832 students appeared. The best way to answer critics is to open access, even if it is controlled.

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