JAMU & KASHMIR
Answer every question raised on restrictions imposed in Kashmir: SC to J&K
The Supreme Court told the J&K administration that it will have to respond to each and every question raised on the restrictions imposed in the erstwhile state after the abrogation of Article 370. The SC told Solicitor General Tushar Mehta that petitioners challenging the restrictions have argued in detail and he will have to answer all questions.
Yashwant Sinha going to Kashmir to assess situation in the Valley
Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha is on his way to Kashmir to make an ‘indep...
Some people cannot accept transparency: PM's dig at Opposition on electoral bonds
In an apparent swipe at the Congress, Modi also said the "s...
European delegation that toured Kashmir was on "private visit" to India: Govt
In the first visit by a foreign delegation, a team of 23 MEPs travelled to Kashmir in October on a two-day visit to have a first-hand assessment of the situation after the state's special status was revoked in August by abrogating Article 370.
Ayodhya issue could have been resolved earlier but for vote bank politics of some parties: Modi
The Prime Minister also said that Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir was a temporary provision in the Constitution but due to "some families", it was considered as permanent.
Terror incidents in J-K have come down to almost nil: Rajnath
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that the Army, paramilitary forces and the J&K Police have been coordinating to fight terrorism in the state. "Terror incidents have been taking place in Jammu and Kashmir for the last 30-35 years. But I must compliment the forces that it has now come down to almost nil (Lag bhag na ke barabar)," he said.
Kashmir trade body plans to sue government for shutdown damages
India turned Jammu & Kashmir into a union territory, tightening control in a move it said would rein in militancy in the region, and promote its development. But KCCI said development was elusive, thanks to a protracted shutdown after people closed markets and businesses as a mark of protest, and for fear of reprisals from insurgents.
Understand India’s security preoccupations in Kashmir: Federica Mogherini
The EU is the first trade and investment partner of India. More than 6,000 European firms are established in India. But there is much more that we can do to unleash the full potential of our economic partnership, including by working together towards ambitious, balanced and mutually beneficial trade and investment agreements.
View: Pakistan Supreme Court queries on Bajwa Extension may have to do with discontent in Army
If Khan continues to bank on one General or the other to stay in power, rather than taking the Opposition into confidence on the issues affecting Pakistan, he would put whatever is left of democracy in Pakistan in peril.
Government working on incentives to promote industrial development in Jammu & Kashmir region: Piyush Goyal
The minister said companies in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Dubai are keen to explore business opportunities in this region. "I am sure more and more people would like to set up industries and invest in that region,". He said huge investment potential is there in sectors such as hydropower, pharmaceuticals, tourism and food.
Imran Khan, Trump discuss Afghan peace process, Kashmir during telephonic conversation
In a telephonic conversation on Thursday, Pakistan PM Imran Khan discussed Afghan peace process and the Kashmir issue with US President Donald Trump along with other bilateral and regional matters. Khan apprised President Trump of the current situation in Kashmir and also re-affirmed Pakistan's commitment to the advancement of the Afghan peace process
Government must evolve a comprehensive policy to fight terrorism: JKUF
A unanimous resolution was passed at a conference "26/11 Lessons for Future" organized by JKUF to remember the 26/11 attack. All the panelists opined that if the entire gamut of issues brought to the fore by the Mumbai attack would have been addressed in totality, India by now would have decisively defeated the terror war unleashed by Pakistan.
Demand for legal services for people claiming to be Indians, lodged in Assam detention centres
Raising the issue through a Zero Hour mention, Jairam Ramesh of the Congress said there are six detention centres in Assam holding 998 foreigners.
Life normal in Jammu & Kashmir, UT tells apex court
The residents had 'more rights' than before and were leading a 'completely normal life'.
Share market update: PSU bank shares rise; Indian Bank jumps 5%
The Nifty PSU Bank index was trading 0.33 per cent up at 2725.90.
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