BJP Using Article 370 Issue In Elections For Votes, Says Congress Leader

Anand Sharma says the BJP has “institutionalised” corruption via election bonds. (File) Pune:  Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma has slammed the ruling BJP for using nullification of Article 370 as a plank for the October 21 Maharashtra assembly polls, for which campaigning came to end today. Mr Sharma said the erstwhile Congress governments had fought … Read moreBJP Using Article 370 Issue In Elections For Votes, Says Congress Leader

Congress Split Pakistan’s Integral Part From It, Says Kapil Sibal

The Congress leader asked what the BJP government has done for implementation of Article 47. New Delhi:  The Congress today accused the BJP of raising the issue of revocation of Article 370 provisions in assembly polls campaign for electoral gains and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi must tell the people that it was because of … Read moreCongress Split Pakistan’s Integral Part From It, Says Kapil Sibal

China Wants India And Pakistan To Have Good Relations: Chinese Envoy

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi held informal talks last week. New Delhi:  China wants India and Pakistan to have good relations and join hands for promoting peace and stability in the region, said Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong. “Both China and India are major countries with important influence in the … Read moreChina Wants India And Pakistan To Have Good Relations: Chinese Envoy

Congress Can’t Understand People’s Sentiments, Says PM Modi In Haryana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says government took the decision on Article 370 in national interest. Gohana:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hit out at the Congress on the issue of Article 370, saying parties like it can neither understand sentiments of people nor respect sacrifices made by brave soldiers. Addressing a rally in Gohana in … Read moreCongress Can’t Understand People’s Sentiments, Says PM Modi In Haryana

After cellphones, J&K looks to resume Internet, minus social media

There are technologies which provide tunnel access where only a certain websites can be accessed, the official added. Having restored mobile telephony, the Jammu and Kashmir administration is looking for technological solution to open access to Internet in the Valley in a way that it is not misused by disruptive elements. For this, the administration … Read moreAfter cellphones, J&K looks to resume Internet, minus social media

Militants kill apple loader from Punjab: ‘We have become a victim of special status abrogation’

Fruit loader Charanjeet Popli was killed by militants on Wednesday. Even as the body of fruit loader Charanjeet Popli arrived in Punjab’s Abohar town on Thursday, a day after he was killed by militants in Kashmir, commission agents and their workers demanded the safety of their colleagues in the Valley. Charanjeet, a resident of Abohar … Read moreMilitants kill apple loader from Punjab: ‘We have become a victim of special status abrogation’

BJP govt will soon build Ram Mandir, start work to take back PoK: Rupani

Targeting the Congress, Rupani said a “queue” of Congress leaders would soon head to jails as their scams were being exposed. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Wednesday expressed confidence that the work on Ram Mandir in Ayodhya would begin soon, following the decision of the Supreme Court to conclude the hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi … Read moreBJP govt will soon build Ram Mandir, start work to take back PoK: Rupani

Place before us all your orders imposing curbs in J&K, SC tells Centre

The bench also comprised Justices R Subhash Reddy and B R Gavai. The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the Centre to produce before it orders under which restrictions had beenimposed in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of amendments to Article 370 of the Constitution and revocation of the special status granted to the state. A … Read morePlace before us all your orders imposing curbs in J&K, SC tells Centre

J&K: Punjab-based apple trader killed, another injured by militants in Shopian

A worker at an apple orchard in Srinagar. (Express Archive/Representational photo) In a second attack on apple traders in the last three days, a Punjab-based trader was killed while another one was severely injured after militants attacked them in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday evening. While Charanjit Singh has reportedly been killed, Sanjeev … Read moreJ&K: Punjab-based apple trader killed, another injured by militants in Shopian

Produce orders related to shutdown and detentions in Kashmir: SC to Centre

Related News Mehta argued that the petition by Bhasin originally prayed only for the lifting of the curbs in the region.  The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to produce orders concerning the shutdown and detentions in Jammu and Kashmir, reported Bar and Bench. The three-Judge Bench of Justices NV Ramana with R Subhash … Read moreProduce orders related to shutdown and detentions in Kashmir: SC to Centre

Top Court Seeks J&K’s Reply On Plea Against Detention Of NRI Businessman

The top court bench observed that the matter relates to “personal liberty”. New Delhi:  The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration that why it has not filed a reply on a plea by the wife of a Malaysia-based NRI businessman challenging his detention following abrogation of provisions of Article 370. A … Read moreTop Court Seeks J&K’s Reply On Plea Against Detention Of NRI Businessman

Srinagar: Farooq Abdullah’s sister, daughter arrested during protest

Related News Farooq Abdullah’s sister Suraya and daughter Safiyah in Srinagar on Tuesday. (Express photo: Shuaib Masoodi) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah’s sister and daughter were among a dozen women arrested by J&K Police Tuesday, after preventing them from holding a sit-in to protest the Centre’s August 5decision to scrap the state’s … Read moreSrinagar: Farooq Abdullah’s sister, daughter arrested during protest

Political leaders in J-K will be released if they back peace: BJP’s Shahnawaz Hussain

“The government will not entertain anyone who plans to destroy peace in Jammu & Kashmir. The government will set free those leaders who will support the cause of peace in J&K,” he said. Senior BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Tuesday said political leaders under house arrest in Kashmir will be released if they cooperate with … Read morePolitical leaders in J-K will be released if they back peace: BJP’s Shahnawaz Hussain

J-K: NC leaders condemn detention of Farooq Abdullah’s daughter, sister

Sister and daughter of former chief minister Farooq Abdullah detained during a protest. (ANI) The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Tuesday condemned the detention of sister and daughter of the party president and former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, describing the move as unprecedented and against people’s right to peaceful protest. “Being kin of the … Read moreJ-K: NC leaders condemn detention of Farooq Abdullah’s daughter, sister

After 70 days of lockdown, postpaid mobile services restored in Kashmir on BSNL network

The restoration of cellphone services is part of a series of announcements by the administration on easing of restrictions that were imposed around August 5, when J&K was stripped of its special status. After 70 days of communication lockdown in Kashmir, postpaid mobile services on the BSNL network were restored in Valley on Monday. The … Read moreAfter 70 days of lockdown, postpaid mobile services restored in Kashmir on BSNL network

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