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Opposition leaders cry foul over Kashmir visit curbs

Srinagar: The twelve political leaders from various opposition parties who visited the Valley but were not allowed to step out of the airport signed on a representation, asking the authorities that it should be handed over to Governor Satyapal malik. In a strongly worded representation addressed to the Budgam District Magistrate, the opposition leaders claimed […]

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LeT terrorist, SPO die in first battle post 370 axing – 2 min read

Srinagar: A Special Police Officer (SPO) and a terrorist affiliated with the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramullah district in the first gun battle since the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution. The overnight killings took place during a search operation following a tip in Ganie-Hamam area, an official statement said on […]

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First encounter in J&K since abrogation of Art 370, SPO martyred, terrorist killed – 2 min read

Srinagar: An SPO of Jammu and Kashmir police got martyred while another cop was injured in an encounter with terrorists in Baramulla district on Tuesday night. Cops also gunned down a terrorist during the encounter whose identity is yet to be established. The martyred SPO has been identified by the police as Billal. The police said the […]

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Bhupinder Singh Hooda backs Article 370’s abrogation, puts Congress on notice – 2 min read

Rohtak (Haryana): In a significant political move, senior Congress leader and two-time Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, here on Sunday, supported the Narendra Modi government’s move to abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution. Addressing a ‘Mahaparivartan Rally’ in his hometown, Hooda said he would not compromise with anyone on the issue of patriotism. “When […]

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17 phone exchanges restored, curbs lifted in 35 police stations in J&K – 2 min read

Srinagar:  Following the clampdown for 12 days in Jammu and Kashmir over the abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcation of the state into two Union Territories, the state government on Saturday said that 17 of the 96 exchanges were made functional while restrictions have been lifted from 35 police stations in North, South and Central […]

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Pakistan holds high-level meet on Kashmir post UNSC setback – 2 min read

Islamabad:  A meeting of Pakistan’s top brass chaired by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi was under way on Saturday to discuss the situation in Kashmir and to devise a future plan of action following the UN Security Council meet where it failed to censure India over its revocation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir. […]

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Trump asks Imran Khan to reduce tensions with India through dialogue – 2 min read

New Delhi:  US President Donald Trump has stressed upon the need for bilateral dialogue to reduce tensions between India and Pakistan regarding the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, the White House said on Saturday. Trump’s observation came during a telephonic conversation with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, hours before the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) […]

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India isolates Pakistan at UN by winning the diplomatic war – 3 min read

New Delhi: On Friday morning, India secured a major diplomatic victory at the UN by reiterating its unequivocal position on Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan being the cradle of terror. By restating its position on how Pakistan remains a rogue state indulging in unabashed state sponsored terror through proxies, India once again notched up major brownie […]