Social media banned for a month

Social media banned for a month

Srinagar: Amid mobile internet shutdown, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday officially banned 22 social media networks including Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Youtube for a period of one month in Kashmir valley. The government order Home/ISA/776 of 2017 has directed internet service providers to stop transmission of messages and pictures through social media networks […]

Modi ready for talks after normalcy: Mehbooba

Modi ready for talks after normalcy: Mehbooba

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to initiate a dialogue to contain the deteriorating situation in the Valley, and said that Modi appeared amenable to this. “The prime minister has an intention of holding talks after the situation becomes normal,” Mehbooba told reporters after the […]

All is well: BJP

All is well: BJP

Jammu: The PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir is “working well” and there are no differences between the coalition partners in the state, according to BJP state president Sat Sharma. The remarks come ahead of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today amid the deteriorating security situation in the state and […]

How long do I have to dream for peace in Kashmir?

How long do I have to dream for peace in Kashmir?

By Khan Arif The story of economic development in Kashmir is pathetic; neither the wealth of the ‘nation’ nor the youth are contributing to the economic development. The thinking of young generation in Kashmir is paralyzed by the combined effects of the political imbroglio, the high rate of unemployment, the police recklessness, that in turn […]

JK BJP now bats for talks

JK BJP now bats for talks

Srinagar: Rattled by unending protests, and rising defiance by college students, senior Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) leaders from J&K have told its national General Secretary, Ram Madhav, to initiate dialogue with pro-freedom groups in Kashmir. BJP hopes that the dialogue will restore normalcy in Kashmir. The meeting was held at BJP’s state unit office in […]

MP tribals want to counter Kashmiri stone-throwers with their slingshots

MP tribals want to counter Kashmiri stone-throwers with their slingshots

Srinagar: The government of India has been offered a fresh strategy for countering rocks thrown on government forces in Kashmir. Bhil youth in the Madhya Pradesh’s tribal-dominated Jhabua district have said they can use gofan (slingshot) against Kashmiri youth to save the “hapless” forces. In a letter to Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, the […]

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