Religion must be considered pan-India: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today dismissed a petition challenging the validity of the Centre’s 26-year-old notification according minority status to five communities — Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Parsis, saying religion must be considered pan-India. Continue Reading

Traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar highway; Mughal road remains closed

Traffic on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway resumed today after remaining suspended for nearly two days following a massive landslide at Ramban district, officials said. Continue Reading

Modi dedicates decision to scrap A 370 to Sardar Patel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid glowing tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, saying he dedicates the decision to abrogate Article 370 “at the feet” of the country’s first Home Minister. Continue Reading

European Union MPs delegation in Kashmir

A delegation of 23 European Union MPs arrived here today for a first-hand assessment of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir following the revocation of the state’s special status under Article 370. Continue Reading

Editorial: On air

Citing alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan on Sunday denied India’s request to allow Modi’s aircraft to move in its airspace for his visit to Saudi Arabia. In a statement on Sunday, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan has decided to not allow Prime Minister Modi to use the country’s airspace, state-run Radio Pakistan reported. Continue Reading

Amit Shah attacks Congress for criticising Rafale ‘shastra pooja’

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today attacked the Congress for its stand on Article 370 and also took on the party over criticism of the ”shastra pooja” performed on the first Rafale aircraft acquired by the country.
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