JAMMU AND KASHMIR
Kashmir is a bilateral matter, should never be brought into UN agenda: Russian Envoy
Russian Ambassador to India, Nikolay Kudashev on Russia'...
Three Union ministers arrive at Jammu to kick start outreach programme on Art 370 nullification
Three Union Ministers on Saturday reached her...
Major tragedy averted in Kashmir; IED recovered from under a bridge
A major tragedy averted in Jammu and Kashmir, security forces on Monday r...
Terrorists are using this new technology to infiltrate in India
Sustained efforts are being made by terrorists to infiltrate from across the border, reactivate their cadre and scale up anti-national activities not only in the Kashmir division but also in some areas of the Jammu division through mediums," a government spokesperson said.
SC orders review of J&K curbs in a week, says access to internet protected under Constitution
"We declare that the freedom of speech and expression and the freedom to practice any profession or carry on any trade, business or occupation over the medium of internet enjoys constitutional protection under Article 19(1)(a) and Article 19(1)(g).," the Supreme Court said.
Rahul Gandhi says now NIA will be tasked to 'silence' DSP Davinder
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that the best way to "silence" Jammu and Kashmir DSP Davinder Singh was to hand the investiga...
Over 5000 vehicles stranded as JK highway remains shut
On Monday, heavy rains triggered shooting of stones in Moumpassi, Digdole and Panthiyal areas, forcing suspension of the traffic, the official said. Snowfall in Kashmir side of the highway, including Jawahar Tunnel, since Sunday has resulted in blockade of the highway. "No fresh traffic was allowed from Nagrota in Jammu for Kashmir", he said.
Kashmir issue should not be discussed at any common platform: Russian Foreign Minister
His made remarks at a press meet in Moscow responding to a query sent by ET on Russia's position on repeated attempts to discuss Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council despite failure at first meeting in August 2019. Lavrov visited Delhi earlier this week. The comments hold significance after yet another Chinese attempt at UNSC to internationalise issue fell flat.
Top Hizbul terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in J&K
The encounter between the ultras and a joint team of Army and police personnel took place in the district's Gondana belt, Public Relations Officer, Defence, Jammu, Lt Col Devender Anand, said. Security forces had received information about the presence of terrorists in the area, the officials said.
Envoys in Jammu meet civil society members, get briefed by CS, DGP
In the first such trip by foreign diplomats post August 5, envoys of 15 countries including the US on Friday interacted with civil society members and were briefed by a high level team led by Chief Secretary BVR Subramanian and DGP Dilbag Singh.
US says foreign envoys' visit to J-K 'important step'; expresses concern over detentions
In the first such trip by foreign diplomats post August 5, envoys of 15 countries, including the US, last week visited Jammu and Kashmir where they interacted with select political representatives, civil society members as well as top military brass with the Indian government rejecting criticism that it was a "guided tour".
China defends raising Kashmir issue at UNSC to de-escalate Indo-Pak tensions
China's comments came a day after India asserted that Beijing's latest attempt to raise the Kashmir issue at the UNSC on Pakistan's behalf has failed, with an overwhelming majority of the 15-member body expressing the view that it was not the right forum to discuss the bilateral issue between India and Pakistan.
Tourism not hit due to CAA or Article 370: Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel
"We will take complete responsibility if some untoward incident happens and not go about giving excuses. Even as the minister should not be taking blame for anything happening in the entire country, I will not shun from taking responsibility. However, I disagree that India is highly unsafe for women tourists," said minister of state for culture & tourism.
Article 370 abrogation: PSA against 26 people in J-K revoked
The Jammu and Kashmir home department has revoked the stringent Public Safety Act against 26 people who are lodged in various jails in the n...
Not ready for peace with India without resolving Kashmir issue in just manner: Pakistan Foreign Minister
Addressing the CSIS think-tank on Thursday, Qureshi reiterated Pakistan's demand that US President Donald Trump should mediate to resolve the Kashmir issue.Ties between India and Pakistan came under severe strain after New Delhi revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status and bifurcated it into two Union Territories on August 5, evoking strong reactions from Islamabad.
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