J&K move correct, economy needs to be corrected: Swamy

BJP lawmaker Subramanian Swamy has said the withdrawal of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status was correct but the state of the economy “needs to be corrected” as this issue is also important for national security and nation-building. Continue Reading

Javadekar hits out at Chidambaram for communalising Kashmir issue

Chidambaram on Monday alleged that the BJP scrapped the special status of Jammu and Kashmir as the region is “dominated” by Muslims, a remark condemned by the ruling party as “provocative and irresponsible”. Continue Reading

Show maximum restraint, United Nations tells India, Pakistan

The UN and its leadership is in contact with India and Pakistan at ‘various levels’, with Secretary General Antonio Guterres reiterating his appeal to all parties involved to exercise maximum restraint amidst tensions over Kashmir, the UN chief’s spokesperson has said. Continue Reading

Art 370: PC calls Centre’s move ‘muscular nationalism’

Senior Congress leader and former home minister P Chidambaram today attacked the government over its actions on Jammu and Kashmir, asking if ‘muscular nationalism’ has resolved any conflict in the world. Continue Reading

Like J&K, Kotak moots new legislation to reform public sector banking

After the abrogation of Article 370, banker Uday Kotak called upon the government to bring in more legislative changes to lower State ownership in public sector banks and also re-introduction of the FRDI Bill. Continue Reading

Stalin to bring together Oppn leaders at MK memorial meet Wednesday

DMK president M K Stalin, who is lately leaving no stone unturned to project himself in the national arena, will bring together Opposition leaders from across the country for the first death anniversary of his father and party patriarch, M Karunanidhi, in Chennai Wednesday. Continue Reading