UN rights body again seeks access in Kashmir

UN rights body again seeks access in Kashmir

Srinagar: The United Nations human rights chief has again sought access in to the territory of Jammu and Kashmir, reports said on Wednesday. Reiterating his request for “unconditional access” of his office to the troubled regions of “India-administered Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan-administered Kashmir”, the UN righst body chief has warned that the denial of […]

Social media ban is over

Social media ban is over

Srinagar: After a period of a month, the government on Friday lifted the ban on social media in Kashmir. Home secretary RK Goyal confirmed that the ban stands revoked. The government had banned 22 social media networks including Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Youtube for a month in Kashmir valley. Telecom service providers were  directed to […]

Rajnath says, will find permanent solution to Kashmir issue

Rajnath says, will find permanent solution to Kashmir issue

Pelling (Sikkim): Amidst the ongoing unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday that the NDA government would find a permanent solution to the Kashmir issue. Addressing a public reception in this western part of the tiny Himalayan state, Singh said Pakistan had been trying to destabilise India by fomenting trouble […]

‘Kashmir burning, GoI failing to control the situation’

‘Kashmir burning, GoI failing to control the situation’

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday said that Kashmir is burning today with many ceasefire violation on the border accusing the NDA government of failing to During his remarks at an India Today event he said that troops are are being killed on the border. On Pakistan, the Congress leader said the […]

BJP chief says Modi will ‘control’ Kashmir situation

BJP chief says Modi will ‘control’ Kashmir situation

Chandigarh: BJP national president Amit Shah on Saturday said the ‘Kashmir problem’ emerged because of Congress, expressing confidence that Narendra Modi government will soon control the present situation in the Valley. “What else Congress can say? Kashmir problem emerged because of Congress,” Shah said while addressing media here on Saturday. He was asked to respond […]

Surprised by peaceful situation in Kashmir: Jaitley

Surprised by peaceful situation in Kashmir: Jaitley

SRINAGAR: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said in Srinagar that he came to Kashmir with “lurking doubts” as to what the situation here was, but now that he was here he “was sure that it is more peaceful than shown by the Indian media on its channels”. He said that the situation in Kashmir […]

Girl students complain of harassment from school authorities

Girl students complain of harassment from school authorities

SRINAGAR:Girl students of the Government Higher Secondary School Kothi Bagh say that they face harassment from school authorities for participating in protests. The students said that school authorities have become stricter and are detaining them at school when it is time to go home. “We are released from school in groups of 2-3 students, so […]

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