Strong support for 35A in Jammu, Ladakh as well

Strong support for 35A in Jammu, Ladakh as well

Srinagar: Several community leaders in the Jammu region, including Hindus and Sikhs, have said they are against the scrapping of Article 35A. They and most of the Muslim community leaders in Jammu said they were with the people of Kashmir in their fight against the RSS-BJP’s efforts to undermine the state’s special status. Gujjar civil […]

Modi’s statement on Kashmir very good: Yashwant Sinha

Modi’s statement on Kashmir very good: Yashwant Sinha

Srinagar: Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha has termed the recent statement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Kashmir as a positive step towards dialogue. “We presented a report to the Union government in which we said that dialogue was the only way forward to solve Kashmir,” Sinha, who arrived in Srinagar as part of a […]

Disappointment in Delhi: Can’t help, matter in court, Mehbooba told

Disappointment in Delhi: Can’t help, matter in court, Mehbooba told

Srinagar: New Delhi cannot intervene in the Supreme Court’s hearing of the case against Article 35A, as the matter is “sub judice”, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has been told in each of the meetings she has held in New Delhi with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, and Bharatiya Janata Party general secretary […]

35A not in Agenda of Alliance: BJP

35A not in Agenda of Alliance: BJP

Srinagar: In the core group meeting of the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jammu on Saturday, the party resolved that it will not stand with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Article 35A as it does not figure in the Agenda of Alliance (AoA). “BJP had decided not to speak on Article 35A. It […]

Omar tweets: Mehbooba will say anything, what matters is what Modi said

Omar tweets: Mehbooba will say anything, what matters is what Modi said

Srinagar: Commenting on the JK government’s statement on the meeting of Mehbooba Mufti with Narendra Modi, Leader of Opposition Omar Abdullah said that what mattered was the statement of the prime minister’s office, which has not come yet, not that of the chief minister’s. “What she (Mehbooba) said is immaterial. What matters is what the […]

Mehbooba meets Rajnath, intends to discuss 35A with Modi

Mehbooba meets Rajnath, intends to discuss 35A with Modi

Srinagar: After meeting Governor NN Vohra in Srinagar, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti flew to New Delhi on Thursday to meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh, to apprise him of the concerns of opposition parties and of her own party on the status of Article 35A of India’s Constitution. “She (Mehbooba) is in Delhi,” Information Minister Zulfiqar […]

Brouhaha grows over 35A: Opposition warns Mehbooba of ‘serious consequences’

Brouhaha grows over 35A: Opposition warns Mehbooba of ‘serious consequences’

Srinagar: A day after Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti called on her political rival National Conference president Farooq Abdullah to discuss strategy to protect Article 35A, members of opposition parties visited her at her Gupkar residence on Wednesday to warn of serious consequences if Article 35A was removed from the Indian Constitution. “We told the chief […]

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