Rajnath tells Pakistan to forget Kashmir and fight terrorism

Chandigarh: (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday told Pakistan to forget Kashmir and instead fight an “honest battle” against terrorism, warning that no power can stop its disintegration if it continued with its rant and did not mend its ways. He said India was ready to assist Pakistan in the fight against terrorism if […]

Despite Kashmir strain Xi, Modi to chart pathways in informal summit

Despite Kashmir strain Xi, Modi to chart pathways in informal summit

New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold their second informal summit in Tamil Nadu’s coastal town of Mamallapuram on October 11-12 to chart broader pathways for development, notwithstanding ties coming under strain over the issue of Kashmir. Two days ahead of Xi’s arrival in Chennai for the nearly 24-hour […]

Balakot strikes show major shift in govt’s handling of attacks: IAF chief

Balakot strikes show major shift in govt’s handling of attacks: IAF chief

Ghaziabad: The Balakot air strikes reflect a major shift in the government’s way of handling terror attacks and show its resolve to punish the perpetrators of terrorism, Indian Air Force chief R K S Bhadauria said on Tuesday. In his Air Force Day message, Bhadauria, who took charge as the Chief of Air Staff a […]

Statehood to be restored once situation improves: HM

Statehood to be restored once situation improves: HM

New Delhi: Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said Jammu and Kashmir will not remain a Union Territory (UT) forever and the statehood to it would be restored once the security situation improves. Interacting with probationers of the 2018 batch of the Indian Police Service (IPS) here, Shah said “not a single bullet has been […]

Leaders under house arrest will be released soon: Madhav

Hyderabad:  Senior BJP leader Ram Madhav on Friday said leaders who are currently under house arrest in Jammu and Kashmir will be released soon and they can resume their “normal” political activity. Speaking at ‘Jana Jagaran Sabha’ on abrogation of Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP general secretary said […]

Entire neighbourhood ‘minus one’ has been a good story: Jaishankar

New Delhi:In an obvious reference to Pakistan, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday said India’s entire neighbourhood “minus one” has been a “fairly good story” for regional cooperation. The abrogation of Article 370 provisions did come up for discussion in his meetings during the recent US visit, Jaishankar added at a session of the […]

Sloganeering at Union minister Jitendra Singh’s event in JNU

New Delhi: Several JNU students resorted to sloganeering during a talk by Union minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday, which was countered by ABVP activists. Singh was invited to the varsity for a talk to deliver a lecture on ‘Abrogation of Article 370: Peace, Stability and Development in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh’. A section of students […]

In quiet visit to Saudi, Doval apprises MBS of Kashmir situation

In quiet visit to Saudi, Doval apprises MBS of Kashmir situation

New Delhi: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval paid a two-day quiet visit to Saudi Arabia during which he apprised Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman about the situation in Jammu and Kashmir after the state’s special status was withdrawn, official sources said on Wednesday. The Saudi side conveyed to Doval that it is aware of […]

India has no extraterritorial ambition: Rawat

Will fulfil regional and global security obligations

India has no extraterritorial ambition: Rawat

New Delhi: (PTI) India has no extraterritorial ambitions and does not want to “transplant” its ideology on others, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat has said, asserting that the country will fulfil its regional and global security obligations as a responsible emerging power. In an address to strategic affairs experts and defence personnel in Maldivian capital […]

Situation returning to normal: MoS Home

Situation returning to normal: MoS Home

New Delhi: Minister of state for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Tuesday that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir was heading towards normal and the government of India also wanted normalcy to return there. Reddy’s statement came even as the shutdown of shops and business establishments continued in the valley for the 58th consecutive […]