“No Interference From Us”: Amit Shah On Row Over J&K Leaders’ Detentions

Amit Shah asserted that the situation in the Kashmir Valley is “completely normal”. New Delhi: Political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir will be released by the local administration and there will be “no central interference”, Home Minister Amit Shah said in parliament on Tuesday. Former chief ministers Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah and his father … Read more “No Interference From Us”: Amit Shah On Row Over J&K Leaders’ Detentions

Jammu And Kashmir Was Never On UN’s “Self-Determination” Agenda: India

UN established the principle of self-determination is a vehicle for decolonisation, said Paulomi Tripathi United Nations:  Jammu and Kashmir has never been on the UN agenda of ”Right of Peoples to Self-determination” and Pakistan has been making “frantic attempts” to gain credibility for its “territorial greed”, India said in a strong response to Islamabad at … Read more Jammu And Kashmir Was Never On UN’s “Self-Determination” Agenda: India

“Politics Over Dead Bodies”: BJP Leader On Mamata Banerjee Remark On J&K

Mamata Banerjee blamed the centre over the killing of five labourers from Bengal. (file photo) Kolkata:  A BJP leader on Wednesday slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for blaming the central government over the killing of five labourers belonged by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam area on Tuesday. “Mamata has a habit of … Read more “Politics Over Dead Bodies”: BJP Leader On Mamata Banerjee Remark On J&K

Since EU Gets “Red Carpet” Entry, Allow Me To Visit J&K: CPI Leader To PM

As an Indian citizen, it is a right to visit fellow citizens in Kashmir, said Binoy Viswam. New Delhi:  Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Binoy Viswam, in a letter, has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he be allowed a visit to Jammu and Kashmir since a foreign delegation was given a “red carpet” … Read more Since EU Gets “Red Carpet” Entry, Allow Me To Visit J&K: CPI Leader To PM

Why Apple Growers In Kashmir Still Use Road Route Despite Terror Threat

A vendor selling apple on the streets of Srinagar. (File photo) Srinagar:  Apple growers in Kashmir continue to use the traditional market supply chain to sell their produce despite the targeted killings of transporters by terrorists in the Valley. The practise is being carried out despite the Jammu and Kashmir administration’s offer to purchase from … Read more Why Apple Growers In Kashmir Still Use Road Route Despite Terror Threat

J&K State Administrative Council approves 5 per cent DA hike for govt employees, pensioners

SRINAGAR/JAMMU: The SAC on Wednesday approved a five per cent hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) for government employees and pensioners with effect from July 1. The decision will benefit around 4.5 lakh government employees and 1.6 lakh pensioners, an official spokesperson said. The State Administrative Council (SAC) accorded sanction to the release of additional installment … Read more J&K State Administrative Council approves 5 per cent DA hike for govt employees, pensioners

Centre Initiates Background Talks For Release Of J&K Political Leaders: Sources

New Delhi:  The central government has initiated background talks for the release of political leaders in the Kashmir valley, who have been under arrest for more than two months, since the government ended special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 and split it into two union territories, sources have told NDTV. Reports sent … Read more Centre Initiates Background Talks For Release Of J&K Political Leaders: Sources

“What Restrictions?” Amit Shah Targets Opposition Over Jammu and Kashmir

Amit Shah said prohibitory orders have been lifted from 196 police stations in Kashmir (PTI File Photo) New Delhi:  Union minister Amit Shah today claimed there is no restriction in Jammu and Kashmir any longer and the opposition was just spreading “misinformation” about the situation. The minister also said that the government’s move to end … Read more “What Restrictions?” Amit Shah Targets Opposition Over Jammu and Kashmir

SC issues notice to J&K admin on detention of children, asks to submit report in a week

On the last date of hearing, the petitioner counsel Senior Advocate H Ahmadi had told the court that they could not approach the J&K HC due to the shutdown. (AP file photo) The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Jammu and Kashmir administration over a plea challenging the detention of children in the … Read more SC issues notice to J&K admin on detention of children, asks to submit report in a week

J&K: Shopian villagers line up at DC’s office to ask about their young men

The three elderly picked up on Wednesday were Mohammed Yakub Bhat, Basheer Ahmed Shah and Mohammed Nissar Mir. (Express Photo: Shuaib Masoodi/Representational photo) When downed shutters and empty streets are what defines public space, the sight of a crowd gathered at a government office is odd — and telling. A group of around 30, all men, … Read more J&K: Shopian villagers line up at DC’s office to ask about their young men

Terrorist Arrested In Jammu And Kashmir From Baramulla Check Post

An AK-47 and a pistol were recovered from the terrorist. (File) Srinagar:  Security agencies arrested a terrorist in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir during a checking operation even as heavy shelling took place at two locations along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch, officials said on Tuesday. The terrorist was arrested on Monday … Read more Terrorist Arrested In Jammu And Kashmir From Baramulla Check Post

All you need to know about buying property in Jammu & Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Many who wanted to buy a house in Jammu & Kashmir but were unable to because of the erstwhile state’s special status, are now assuming they can finally take the plunge as the realty market there is now open for non-residents. But is the market really open? Article 35A, which has now been … Read more All you need to know about buying property in Jammu & Kashmir

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