Modi’s statement on Kashmir very good: Yashwant Sinha

Modi’s statement on Kashmir very good: Yashwant Sinha

Srinagar: Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha has termed the recent statement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Kashmir as a positive step towards dialogue. “We presented a report to the Union government in which we said that dialogue was the only way forward to solve Kashmir,” Sinha, who arrived in Srinagar as part of a […]

Modi(fied) Stance?

Modi(fied) Stance?

Narendra Modi, speaking from the ramparts of the Red Fort on India’s Independence Day, stated that the problem of Kashmir will neither be resolved with bullets nor abuse(s); rather embracing Kashmiris will. Modi’s statement elicited reaction(s) from different political spectra of Kashmir. While Modi’s statement appears to be a bit off the path and suggests […]

CM welcomes Modi’s Kashmir outreach

CM welcomes Modi’s Kashmir outreach

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks that separatism in Jammu and Kashmir will be defeated by embracing Kashmiris and not by violence. In a statement issued here, Chief Minister Mufti said she has all along believed that only dialogue and peaceful means can help in resolving issues as […]

Mirwaiz welcomes PM’s words on Kashmir, Omar wants follow up

Mirwaiz welcomes PM’s words on Kashmir, Omar wants follow up

Srinagar: Opposition National Conference (NC) working president Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s words for Kashmir in his Independence Day speech have been received very well by the people in the valley, but they should be followed by action. “PM Modi’s words for Kashmir have been very well received by the people […]

Modi accepting rakhis, but silent on stalking incident: CPI

Modi accepting rakhis, but silent on stalking incident: CPI

NEW DELHI: The CPI took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Haryana BJP chief’s son allegedly stalking a woman in Chandigarh, saying he is accepting rakhis from sisters, but has not uttered a word for the “daughter from Haryana”. CPI national secretary D Raja also questioned the “silence” of Chief Minister Manohar […]

Power Politics; Not Values

Power Politics; Not Values

Narendra Modi has said that dialogue is the only way to cut through deep-rooted religious stereotypes and prejudices that divide communities across the world and sow seeds of conflict between nations and societies. According to Modi, “As the inter-connected and inter-dependent world of 21st century battles a number of global challenges, from terrorism to climate […]

Goa Cong women wing to send bangles to Modi, Shah

Goa Cong women wing to send bangles to Modi, Shah

PANAJI: The women’s wing of the Goa Congress has said it will send bangles to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah to protest the attack on Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s car in Gujarat. “We are sending boxes of bangles, which we have collected from our homes, to Prime Minister Modi, BJP president […]

‘Modi govt misusing CBI, other agencies’

‘Modi govt misusing CBI, other agencies’

Bhopal: Senior Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi today said Narendra Modi government was “misusing” the CBI and other agencies to target its opponents, which doesn’t augur well for democracy in the country. “A new politics is being played. Unfortunately, politics of narrow mindedness, enmity, revenge and intolerance has taken the centre stage in the last […]

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