Hope DMK accepts abrogation of Art 370 in Kashmir: TN Minister

The Minister today said Stalin was making contradictory statements about the protest the party organised in Delhi 22 August on the Kashmir issue. Continue Reading

Landline service restored in Kashmir valley, 2-G mobile in Jammu

Telephone line services, including mobile phones and landlines, were suspended in the early hours of 5 August when the Centre abrogated provisions of Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. 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

It’s official: President Kovind abrogates provisions of Article 370

President Ram Nath Kovind has declared abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The move came after both Houses of Parliament passed a resolution in this regard. Continue Reading

J&K leaders slam scrapping Art 370; Delhi CM Kejriwal welcomes it

As the entire nation today cheered and supported the Narendra Modi government’s bold move to scrap Article 370 and bifurcate Jammu & Kashmir, a section of Opposition leaders, especially those from J&K, criticised it. Continue Reading

Catch them young

While speaking in the Rajya Sabha Monday, Home Minister Amit Shah made a shocking claim that innocent village boys in the Kashmir Valley were lured with money to throw stones, while the children of those who incited them studied and worked in foreign countries. Continue Reading