BJP failing Hindus in hazy situation: Sena

BJP failing Hindus in hazy situation: Sena

Mumbai: Firing a fresh salvo at the Narendra Modi government, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday questioned the government of India’s handling of the Kashmir situation and accused BJP of “failing” Hindus, while noting that a “hazy situation” was prevalent in the country. “Who is accountable for this (Kashmir situation)? Amaranth Yatra has been […]

Mehbooba joins in Pakistan bashing

Mehbooba joins in Pakistan bashing

Srinagar: Joining the chorus of Indian media and Indian politicians who have blamed Pakistan for the uprising in Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Sunday that it was strange that Pakistan was praising Burhan Wani even while it was bombing and killing those who have picked up arms against it. “Pakistan calls itself a […]

Rajnath expresses ‘concern’, issues appeals, goes back

Rajnath expresses ‘concern’, issues appeals, goes back

Srinagar: Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday refused to apologise to the people of Kashmir and instead counselled Pakistan to refrain from “interfering in India’s internal matters”. He vowed his country’s commitment to not tolerate “terrorism” and refused to make any commitment on initiating dialogue with any leader until the situation returned to normal […]

J&K people should push for demands under Constitutional framework: Madhav

J&K people should push for demands under Constitutional framework: Madhav

Pune: Calling Jammu and Kashmir an integral part of India, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav today said the people of that state have every right to press for their demands, but it should be done within the framework of the Constitution. “When we say Jammu & Kashmir, we not only have to accept the land, […]

At JNU, Rasheed seeks end to state aggression

At JNU, Rasheed seeks end to state aggression

SRINAGAR: Hundreds of students, scholars, teachers and people from different walks of life joined solidarity march with Kashmiris held in Jawahar Lal Nehru (JNU) University Campus and organised by All India Students Association (AISA) and supported by various student organisations. Addressing the gathering at the end of the march, independent lawmaker Er Rasheed appreciated the […]

Kashmir will never be a part of Pakistan, says Sushma

Kashmir will never be a part of Pakistan, says Sushma

New Delhi: External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday slammed Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over his comments on Kashmir, after she said the whole of India would like to tell PM of Pak that this dream won’t be “realized even at the end of eternity.” In a strong-worded riposte to Pakistan PM’s critical comments […]

Rajnath to arrive today, ‘interact with people’

Rajnath to arrive today, ‘interact with people’

Srinagar: Home minister Rajnath Singh is arriving in Srinagar on Saturday morning on a two-day visit to oversee the situation in the valley, where 49 people have been killed by government forces and more than 2200 injured. Singh is the first Indian top leader who will be visiting the valley since the beginning of massive […]

Pakistan raises Kashmir issue with UN officials

Pakistan raises Kashmir issue with UN officials

United Nations: Pakistan continued to raise the Kashmir issue with top UN officials and submitted letters to UN chief Ban Ki-moon and Security Council President expressing “concern” over human rights violations in the Valley after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani. Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi briefed President of the Security […]

Hafiz Saeed’s Kashmir-bound rally reaches Islamabad

Hafiz Saeed’s Kashmir-bound rally reaches Islamabad

SRINAGAR: Hafiz Muhammad Saeed-led pro-Kashmir rally, named ‘Caravan for Kashmir’, reached Pakistan’s capital Islamabad on Wednesday with hundreds of participants waving flags and blasting nationalist songs. According to Pakistan-based media, Saeed, chief of Lashkar-e-Taiba and its arm Jamaatud Dawa, and Liaquat Baloch led the rally that started from Masjid-e-Shuhada on the Mall Road on Tuesday. […]