JAMMU AND KASHMIR
CBI begins probe into alleged violations of Patnitop master plan
The president of the Hotel & Restaurant Association, Patnitop, had filed a PIL, alleging violations of the master plan that the petitioner said resulted in 70% of the hotels and restaurants in the area having been constructed without permission.
Three Union ministers arrive at Jammu to kick start outreach programme on Art 370 nullification
Three Union Ministers on Saturday reached her...
Article 370 abrogation: PSA against 26 people in J-K revoked
The Jammu and Kashmir home department has revoked the stringent Public Safety Ac...
2019 recorded highest ever ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir in last 16 years
Pakistani troops made the highest number of ceasefire violations amounting to over 3,200 instances.
J&K DGP Dilbag Singh speaks on Davinder Singh while briefing media
Top Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Haroon Abbas Wani was killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, info...
Publish all orders on restrictions, including suspension of internet, Supreme Court asks J&K administration
The court noted that though it was asked to go into the question of validity of orders, restricting movement and communication, passed in Jammu and Kashmir by various authorities, the orders were not placed before it.
J&K Police Deputy SP Davinder Singh took Hizbul commander Naveed Babu to Jammu in 2018 as well
Davinder Singh was arrested on Saturday along with Naveed alias Babu, another militant Rafi Rather and an alleged Over Ground Worker Irfan Dar, in a car on highway in Kulgam district, when they were on way to Jammu. J&K police currently interrogating Singh and Naveed are also investigating, whether they were on way to execute any big attack or not.
Centre mulling option of introducing residency norms for Jammu & Kashmir
The options include introducing mandatory requirement of 15-year residency in government jobs, ownership of land, seats in professional and college education, the official said. The special arrangement will be on the lines of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Senior J&K Police officer arrested along with 2 terrorists whom he was ferrying in Kashmir Valley
While refusing to divulge details of the probe so far, Kashmir Inspector General of Police (IGP) Vijay Kumar said that after the news about their detention on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in south Kashmir on Saturday spread, some militants escaped from a hideout in Shopian.
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.
Pakistan conducts successful training launch of nuclear-capable ballistic missile
"The training launch was part of Field Training Exercise of Army Strategic Forces Command aimed at rehearsing operational readiness procedures during day and night," the ISPR, the media wing of the army, said in a statement. The 'Ghaznavi' missile is capable of delivering multiple types of warheads upto a range of 290 kilometers, the statement said.
There was normalcy in Srinagar, the way it was before August 5: Philippines envoy
Philippines ambassador to India Ramon Bagatsing Jr, who was part of the delegation that went to the Valley on a two-day visit, said the visi...
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.
Govt wanted Kashmir like rest of India, ended up making India like Kashmir: Yashwant Sinha
Yashwant Sinha said that he was disappointed by the government's approach last year also tried to go to Kashmir but was once "sent back" and on another occasion "confined to a hotel room". "Recently when they abrogated Articles 370 and 35A to remove special status of J&K and divided it into two union territories it was that same doctrine of state at work," he claimed.
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.
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