Dineshwar Sharma calls on CM, Guv

Dineshwar Sharma calls on CM, Guv

JAMMU: Government of India’s special representative, Dineshwar Sharma, who reached here on a four-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, called on Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti. During the meeting, Sharma briefed the Chief Minister about the schedule of deliberations during his stay here. Sharma also held discussions with Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan for […]

After release, Hafiz Saeed vows to fight for Kashmir

After release, Hafiz Saeed vows to fight for Kashmir

Lahore: Hours after his release from house arrest, Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed gave an hour-long Friday sermon at the JuD headquarters here, accusing the Pakistan government of taking “dictation from foreign masters” to appease India. A large number of JuD activists had gathered at the Jamia Masjid Al-Qadsia at Chauburji here. After Friday prayers, the […]

‘JK integral part of India’

‘JK integral part of India’

New Delhi: Hafiz Saeed’s comments on Kashmir are nothing but rearticulation of the agenda of “terrorists” who have “thrived” across the border, the Home Ministry on Friday said after the founder of the JuD outfit walked free from house arrest in Lahore. Asserting that Jammu and Kashmir “is and will remain an integral part” of […]

‘No cosmetic measure will work’: Mirwaiz on review of stone-pelting cases

‘No cosmetic measure will work’: Mirwaiz on review of stone-pelting cases

Srinagar: A day after the government ordered a review of cases of stone pelters, chairman Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday termed it as a “cosmetic” move, saying it would not resolve the Kashmir issue. “No cosmetic measure will work,” Mirwaiz asserted referring to past initiatives of the Government of India (GoI), including financial […]

GoI trying to lure pro-freedom leaders to negotiating table: political analysts

GoI trying to lure pro-freedom leaders to negotiating table: political analysts

Srinagar: Political analysts here see an “effort to lure separatists to the negotiating table” in Dineshwar Sharma’s recommendation to release youths booked for stone-pelting for the first time. “There were no takers in the separatist camp for the previous posturing of GOI (Government of India),” political commentator Dr Sheikh Showket Hussain said. “They (separatists) had […]

Sharma to visit Kashmir today

Sharma to visit Kashmir today

New Delhi: The government of India’s special representative Dineshwar Sharma will be in Jammu and Kashmir today for his second visit to the state during which he will visit migrant camps in Jammu and south Kashmir. Sharma, who visited Srinagar and Jammu earlier this month, will be in the state for four days, spending two […]

GoI to drop cases against 4,500 stone pelters on Sharma’s recommendation

GoI to drop cases against 4,500 stone pelters on Sharma’s recommendation

New Delhi: Taking forward the suggestion made by the government of India’s special representative, Dineshwar Sharma, over 4,500 cases against youths involved for the first time in stone pelting will be dropped in a bid to win hearts in the Kashmir Valley, officials said. Sharma, who visited the Valley earlier this month, was flooded with […]

India planning to create Ikhwan-like outfits: Salahuddin

India planning to create Ikhwan-like outfits: Salahuddin

Srinagar: The militant outfit grouping, the United Jehad Council (UJC), has said that India has got frustrated and tired and is now working on a plan to create Ikhwan-type organisations in Kashmir. In a statement to news agency CNS, UJC chief Syed Salahuddin said while addressing a high-level meeting that India is fighting a losing […]

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