Denial of fundamental rights to Kashmiris injustice: Pak

Denial of fundamental rights to Kashmiris injustice: Pak

United Nations: Pakistan raised the issue of Kashmir at the UN, saying denial of fundamental human rights to Kashmiris is an “injustice” and the failure to address prolonged outstanding disputes would be seen as “double standards” practiced by the world body. Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN Maleeha Lodhi said at a General Assembly debate […]

Pakistan’s Bilawal urges UN to implement resolutions on Kashmir

Pakistan’s Bilawal urges UN to implement resolutions on Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Tuesday urged United Nations to implement its resolutions on Kashmir like it did on East Timor and South Sudan. Bilawal was addressing a public meeting in Bagh district of Pakistan-administered Kashmir. “PPP always raised Kashmir issue at all forums and supported stance of Kashmiri people. […]

Pak senator says Kashmir top priority

Pak senator says Kashmir top priority

SRINAGAR: Kashmir is among top national priorities of Pakistan, chairman of Pakistan’s Senate Committee on Defence, Mushahid Hussain Syed, said on Monday. According to Radio Pakistan report, Syed, speaking at the closing ceremony of a four-day training workshop on enhancing youth political participation in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, said: “Kashmiri leadership should be included in all level […]

Indo-Pak talks: ‘Kashmir will remain on top of agenda’

Indo-Pak talks: ‘Kashmir will remain on top of agenda’

Islamabad: Pakistan said on Saturday the “trust deficit” needs to be removed for better relations with India even as it voiced support for any effort to restart the stalled bilateral dialogue between the two nations. Talking about the resumption of talks with India, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry said Pakistan would support any effort to […]

Azadi camp urges OIC to move beyond ritualistic resolutions on Kashmir

Azadi camp urges OIC to move beyond ritualistic resolutions on Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The pro-freedom camp in Jammu and Kashmir has urged the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to move beyond passing ritualistic resolutions on Kashmir in its annual conferences and rather focus on concrete steps for the resolution of Kashmir issue. The OIC recently affirmed support for the “just struggle of people of Kashmir for their […]

Kashmir resolution must for durable peace, Pak reiterates

Kashmir resolution must for durable peace, Pak reiterates

Srinagar: Pakistan’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, on Thursday reiterated that resolution of the core issue of Kashmir is must for durable peace and stability in South Asia, Radio Pakistan reported. Addressing a meeting in Beijing, he said Pakistan remains fully committed to this objective as part of comprehensive dialogue on all issues with […]

Punished for siding with Kashmiris, JNU students begin hunger strike

Punished for siding with Kashmiris, JNU students begin hunger strike

New Delhi: Two groups of Jawaharlal Nehru University students have begun an indefinite hunger strike in protest against the punishments awarded by the university in connection with an event on the death anniversary of Mohammad Afzal Guru on February 9. While five protesting students are from ABVP, 20 others including JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar belong […]

‘Welcome, but more seriousness is needed’

‘Welcome, but more seriousness is needed’

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (M) on Wednesday welcomed the fresh dialogue between India and Pakistan, but maintained that inclusion of Kashmir in the dialogue is a must. According to a statement issued here, a joint meeting of the conglomerate’s Executive Council, General Council, and Working Committee was held at its Rajbagh headquarters. The meeting was chaired […]

Autonomy only way forward to settle JK: NC

Autonomy only way forward to settle JK: NC

JAMMU: Reiterating its stand on the autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir, National Conference on Saturday described it as the “core of the party’s political agenda” and a way forward towards resolution of the political issue of the State. In a resolution, adopted at an eight-hour long Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting, presided over by its […]