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Kashmiri leaders condemn Pakistani security forces for spreading terror

Rawalpindi [Pakistan] | May 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Kashmiri leaders recently held a meeting at the Rawalpindi Press Club to pay tribute to their slain nationalist leader Arif Shahid and to condemn the Pakistani security forces for his death.... read..
 

Congress delegation meets Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer

Srinagar |Thursday, 2017 3:45:05 PM IST
A Congress party delegation led by Mani Shankar Aiyar on Thursday called on senior Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq here.... read..
 

Kashmir hosts first football coaching camp for deaf, dumb

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | May 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir Football Association has organised the first ever special football coaching camp for disabled kids, namely "GRASSROOT", in collaboration with youth sports and services in Srinagar.... read..
 

Military officers, not politicians, will provide solution to military problem, Jaitley says on Kashmir

New Delhi | Wednesday, May 24 2017 IST
In a sharp rebuff to critics of government's handling of the Kashmir situation, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley today categorically said that in a war-like zone, solutions will have to be provided only by military officers. ''Military solutions have... read..
 

Three injured in Kashmir militant attack

Srinagar |Wednesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
At least three civilians were injured on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district after militants lobbed a grenade at a security forces camp, the police said.... read..
 

Kashmiris angry over army chief's commendation for 'human shield' Major

Srinagar/New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
The Indian Army chief's commendation for an officer accused of using a local as a human shield belies the hope that justice would be done to victims of human rights abuses in Kashmir, many Kashmiris say.... read..
 

Protesting Kashmiri students beat up cop, torch his motorcycle

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2017 4:15:24 PM IST
Protesting students on Tuesday beat up a cop and torched his motorcycle in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama town.... read..
 

FIR against army officer for tying Kashmiri youth to jeep not quashed

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2017 4:15:19 PM IST
The FIR lodged against an army major for using a Kashmiri youth as a human shield against stone pelters has not been quashed and the investigations will continue, a police officer said on Tuesday.... read..
 

Is there a policy on Kashmir or not: Owaisi asks Modi

Telangana (Hyderabad) | May 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Claiming that the Indian Army cannot end but only control militancy in Jammu and Kashmir, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday asserted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has no... read..
 

IGP Kashmir assures fair enquiry against Major Gogoi

Barahmulla (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | May 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Inspector General of Police (IPG), (Kashmir) Muneer Ahmed Khan on Tuesday assured that the First Information Report (FIR) against Major Leetul Gogoi who has been awarded by Chief of Army Staff Commendation Certificate (COAS) will not be quashed.... read..
 

'Will find a solution to Kashmir' is BJP's pet dialogue, mocks Congress

New Delhi [India] | May 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
While taking a dig at Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's remark on Kashmir, the Congress Party on Monday said that it is the pet dialogue of the ruling dispensation, adding that until it changes its 'Hindu rashtra' mindset, the incumbent government would... read..
 

Kashmir situation reflects biggest failure of Modi led Govt: Congress

Jammu | Monday, May 22 2017 IST
Asserting that the government has attempted to mislead and throw dust in the eyes of common man from its big flops on its promises, which turned out to be mere 'Jumlas', AICC Spokesperson and Member Lok Sabha Ranjeet Ranjan today said that prevailing Kash... read..
 

Major Gogoi, who tied Kashmiri local to jeep, awarded by Gen. Rawat

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | May 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Major Leetul Gogoi, the Army officer who tied a man to the bonnet of a jeep as a 'human shield' against a stone-pelting mob in Jammu and Kashmir, has been awarded by Chief of Army Staff's (COAS) Commendation Card for his sustained distinguished service ti... read..
 

Kashmir policeman who decamped with service rifles joins Hizbul

Srinagar |Monday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
A police constable who decamped with four service rifles from Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district has joined the Hizbul Mujahideen separatist group, officials said on Monday.... read..
 

NDA policy towards Kashmir 'inconsistent': Cong

New Delhi | Monday, May 22 2017 IST
Terming the NDA Government's policy towards Jammu and Kashmir as 'inconsistent', the Congress today called on the Centre to take the Opposition into confidence to resolve the situation in the state. The party said that it has been holding talks with vario... read..
 

Simla Agreement binds Pak to solve Kashmir issue bilaterally: Congress

New Delhi [India] | May 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Reminding Pakistan of the Simla Agreement over Advisor to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz's 'taking Kashmir issue to the International Court of Justice (ICJ)' assertion, the Congress Party on Monday said Islamabad cannot succeed... read..
 

Serious efforts being made by govt. to resolve Kashmir issue: BJP

Bengaluru/New Delhi (Karnataka) [India] | May 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Standing by the statement of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said that a serious effort is being carried out by the Government of India in resolving the issue.... read..
 

NIA grills Kashmir separatist leaders over Pakistani funding

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) questioned for the third consecutive day on Monday several separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir over the alleged funding from Pakistan-based terrorist groups.... read..
 

Kashmir newspapers demand fair distribution of advertisements by Information department

Srinagar | Monday, May 22 2017 IST
The publishers of scores of newspapers held an emergency meeting under the Chairmanship of Ghulam Hassan Kaloo here today to deliberate upon the alleged discriminatory and irrational distribution of advertisements by the State Information Department. ... read..
 

Cannot take Rajnath's assurance on Kashmir seriously: Congress

New Delhi [India] | May 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Criticising the Centre for failing in countering the 'adventurism' of the Pakistan Army along the border, the Congress Party on Monday said Home Minister Rajnath Singh's assurance of a closure to the Kashmir issue 'cannot be taken seriously'.... read..
 

Congress dismisses ICJ intervention in Kashmir issue

New Delhi [India] | May 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Responding to reports of Pakistan's alleged move to seek redressal on the Kashmir issue from the International Court of Justice, the Congress on Monday, while dismissing the plausibility of the same, said the ICJ's interference in the matter is not a prac... read..
 

Kashmir problem centered around just three valley districts: Amit Shah

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 3:15:28 PM IST
BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday said the problem in Jammu and Kashmir was not widespread but centered around just "three and a half districts" in the valley.... read..
 

Kashmir, Kashmiris, Kashmiriyat are ours: Rajnath Singh

Pelling (Sikkim) [India] | May 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Assuring complete closure of the Kashmir issue on behalf of the Government, Home Minister Rajnath Singh made a strong statement that Kashmir, Kashmiris and Kashmiriyat belong to India.... read..
 

Kashmiri youth given Rs. 500 each for stone pelting: Nirmal Singh

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Following the National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe on Kashmir separatists over Pakistan funding allegations, Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh today asserted that the youth are paid Rs 500 each for pelting stones in the Valley.... read..
 

Kashmir problem centered around just three valley districts: Amit Shah (Lead)

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday said the problem in Jammu and Kashmir was not widespread but centered around just "three and a half districts", and the central government was formulating a "course of action" to resolve the situation.... read..
 

NIA grills Kashmiri separatist leaders over Pakistani funding

New Delhi |Saturday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday questioned various separatist leaders in the alleged hawala and terror funding from Pakistan-based terrorist groups.... read..
 

Will win 2019 polls by bigger margin, will control Kashmir situation: Amit Shah

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2017 6:45:28 PM IST
BJP President Amit Shah said on Saturday that his party will win the next general election in the country in 2019 by a much bigger margin than the majority achieved in the 2014 elections.... read..
 

Kashmir unrest: Congress top brass huddle at Manmohan's residence

New Delhi [India] | May 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In the wake of the prolonged unrest in the Valley, the Congress on Saturday held a meeting on its first policy planning on Kashmir.... read..
 

Policeman missing in Kashmir still untraced

Srinagar |Saturday, 2017 6:45:19 PM IST
Police on Saturday said that a constable who went missing from Srinagar district on May 14 was still untraced.... read..
 

'Provoked' Kashmir unrest soon to be uncovered: Swamy on Hurriyat funding expose

New Delhi [India] | May 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Expressing satisfaction on the massive development by the National Investigative Agency (NIA) of booking Hurriyat leaders for allegedly receiving funds from Pakistani sources, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said that its... read..
 

Our Kashmir policy has brought disaster: Pakistani academic

Islamabad |Saturday, 2017 6:45:14 PM IST
Pakistan's Kashmir policy "has brought nothing but misery all around", a Pakistani academic said in comments published on Saturday.... read..
 

Congress voices 'deep concern' over Kashmir situation (Lead)

New Delhi |Saturday, 2017 6:45:28 PM IST
The Congress on Saturday expressed "deep concern" over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir as it held the maiden meeting meeting of its policy planning group on the state.... read..
 

Congress policy planning group for Kashmir meets under Dr Manmohan Singh

New Delhi | Saturday, May 20 2017 IST
The Congress policy planning group for Jammu and Kashmir, set up by party President Sonia Gandhi last month to deliberate on the situation in the Valley, today met under the chairmanship of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The meeting, held at the ... read..
 

NIA questions Kashmir separatists over Pak funding allegations

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | May 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday questioned Kashmir separatist leader Ahmad Dar, Nayeem Khan and Ghazi Javed Baba, who have been accused of receiving money from Pakistan to create unrest in Kashmir.... read..
 

Police constable flees with four rifles in Kashmir

Srinagar |Saturday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
A constable of the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday fled with four service rifles and ammunition in the state's Badgam district, police said.... read..
 

Young Kashmiri youth makes debut as Bollywood film producer

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | May 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Passion and interest in films has encouraged a young Kashmiri to debut in Bollywood as a film producer.... read..
 

Manmohan Singh presides over Congress review of Kashmir crisis

New Delhi [India] | May 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Former prime minister Dr. manmohan Singh on Saturday presided over a Congress Party review meeting of the current crisis in Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

Will strive to eradicate militancy: IGP Kashmir Zone

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | May 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Expressing confidence over eliminating militant activities from the Valley, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir Zone, Munir Ahmad Khan on Saturday said that every possible effort would be taken to eradicate militancy, adding that the youth of the s... read..
 

Congress meets over Kashmir situation

New Delhi |Saturday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
The Congress on Saturday held the maiden meeting of its policy planning group on the Jammu and Kashmir situation at former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence here.... read..
 

Army prepared to deal with militants in Kashmir: Jaitley

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | May 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the Indian Armed Forces is fully prepared to deal with the militants crossing across the valley.... read..
 

Hurriyat under probe over Pakistan money to fund Kashmir unrest (Lead)

New Delhi |Friday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
Key separatists, including Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani, are being probed for allegedly receiving money from Lashkar-e-Taiba and other sources in Pakistan to fund stone-pelting and violent protests in Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

Jaitley backs Army officer using human shield in Kashmir

Srinagar |Friday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday backed an army officer who tied a Kashmiri man to a jeep bonnet as a defence against stone-pelting mobs, saying he had the responsibility to save the lives of those involved in the by-election that day as well as th... read..
 

Kashmiri youth plans big to promote Sufi music in Valley

Srinagar [India] | May 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir has a comprehensive and a compelling history when it comes to Sufism.... read..
 

Centre wants peaceful life in Kashmir: Jaitley (Lead)

Srinagar |Friday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the government wants people of Jammu and Kashmir to have a peaceful life but security forces will act "very tough" against militants.... read..
 

Will spring, season of flowers, bring new hope in Kashmir? (With Images)

Srinagar |Sunday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Spring, Kashmir's season of a million flowers, butterflies, singing birds, honeybees and murmuring mountain streams charged by winter's plentiful snowfall, is already here.... read..
 

Bountiful and 'snowful', winter reclaims its glory in Kashmir

Srinagar |Thursday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Heaps of snow, razor-sharp icicles, the cackle of low-flying geese and the warmth of families huddled together to ward off the cold -- all these are markers of a great winter in Kashmir.... read..
 
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