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
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has written a letter to the UN Secretary General and the President of the Security Council to reject India’s decision to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories Continue Reading
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
A militant was killed and an Army soldier injured in an encounter between the ultras and the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ganderbal district today, police said. Continue Reading
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
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
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
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.