Pakistan cautions India against tinkering with Article 370, Article 35A

Pakistan cautions India against tinkering with Article 370, Article 35A

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Foreign Office warned India against tinkering with Article 370 and Article 35A in Jammu and Kashmir saying it opposes any move until “UN-administered plebiscite is held in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions”. “Pakistan opposes any move which violates the United Nations Security Council resolutions on the Jammu & Kashmir dispute. In […]

China welcomes Modi-Imran exchange of greetings

China welcomes Modi-Imran exchange of greetings

Beijing: China Friday welcomed the exchange of greetings between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, expressing hope that two neighbours will continue to show goodwill, meet each other “half way” and resolve their differences through dialogue. Khan Thursday congratulated Modi on his electoral triumph and expressed desire to work with him […]

Youth killed in road accident

Youth killed in road accident

Srinagar: A motorcyclist died in a road mishap that took place along the Bypass near Damjan, Qazigund crossing in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday afternoon. An official said that the accident took place today in this afternoon at Damjan Qazigund when a fast moving truck hit a 27-year-old motorcyclist resulting on spot death.

BJP secures Jammu, Ladakh

BJP secures Jammu, Ladakh

SRINAGAR: The BJP swept all the three seats in Jammu and Ladakh, retaining the three parliamentary seats where it was facing a united opposition. The saffron party’s Jammu candidate Jugal Kishore polled 772190 votes to defeat his nearest rival Raman Bhalla of Congress (514274) by 261983 votes. Similarly, Jitendra Singh who polled 706529 votes defeated […]

NC seizes opportunity to win back its lost monopoly

NC seizes opportunity to win back its lost monopoly

Tanweer Ahmad Srinagar: National Conference’s clean sweep across Kashmir has happened for the fourth time, the last such stellar showing occurring a decade ago. It was in 2009 that the NC last won all the three parliamentary seats in Kashmir: Srinagar, Baramulla and Anantnag. NC president Farooq Abdullah had won from Srinagar, Sharifdudin Shariq had […]

Mehbooba gets her comeuppance, loses bastion to NC

Mehbooba gets her comeuppance, loses bastion to NC

Anantnag: Justice Hasnain Masoodi, a political novice fielded by the National Conference (NC) for Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, defeated heavyweights like former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and Congress’s state chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir to win the south Kashmir constituency. While the final share of votes was not available when this report was being filed, it […]