Article 35 A hearing deferred to April

Article 35 A hearing deferred to April

Jammu: The hearing of the case against Article 35 A in the Supreme Court (SC) was deferred to April on Thursday, official sources revealed to Kashmir Reader. Sources said that the SC registry had set January 25 as the tentative date of hearing of four petitions against Article 35 A; however, “the date has been […]

Article 370 is temporary: RSS leader

Article 370 is temporary: RSS leader

The status of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir is “temporary”, RSS leader Indresh Kumar said on Thursday as he stressed that the occupation of Indian land by China and Pakistan was unconstitutional. India was suffering from Pakistan’s sponsored terrorism and secessionism and over 66,000 people had lost their lives since 1972 due to this,

If 35A, 370 removed what will happen to us? NC legislator asks BJP

If 35A, 370 removed what will happen to us? NC legislator asks BJP

Jammu: National Conference legislator from Uri, Mohammad Shafi Uri, Friday batted for resolution of Kashmir issue through talks and said that the Operation All Out was not a solution at all. The octogenarian legislator, who recently baptized his son into politics, also referred to UK based economist turned politician Lord Meghnad Desai stating that he […]

Delhi bullying resistance leadership for talks: Mirwaiz, Malik

Delhi bullying resistance leadership for talks: Mirwaiz, Malik

Summoning of Geelani’s son SRINAGAR: Resistance leaders Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Sunday said summoning the kith and kin of resistance leadership by NIA and ED is aimed at forcing it (leadership) for talks with Delhi’s envoy. Mirwaiz and Malik in a joint statement said “forcing one for talks by bullying is […]

NIA summons Geelani’s son again

NIA summons Geelani’s son again

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday once again summoned Syed Naseem Geelani, the son of Hurriyat Conference chief Syed Ali Geelani, to its Delhi headquarters for questioning in an alleged “terror funding” case. Naseem Geelani told Kashmir Reader that a cop came to his house in Bagh-e-Mahtab area of uptown Srinagar and handed […]

Sharma in J&K again on Monday

Sharma in J&K again on Monday

Srinagar: Dineshwar Sharma, the special representative for Kashmir appointed by the Government of India (GOI), is slated to visit Jammu and Kashmir the coming Monday. The itinerary plan of Sharma, however, is yet to be finalized. “I am coming next week on Monday,” the special representative told Kashmir Reader. “We have not worked out the […]

No plans to abolish articles 35A, 370: GoI

No plans to abolish articles 35A, 370: GoI

New Delhi: The BJP-led government on Wednesday said there was no proposal as of now for abolition of articles 35A and 370, which give special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The reply came in response to the question posed by Akali Dal MP Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa about the status of abolishing Article 35A and Article […]

US ‘speaking India’s language’ on Kashmir: Pak

US ‘speaking India’s language’ on Kashmir: Pak

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister’s special adviser on national security Lt Gen Nasser Khan Janjua (Rtd) on Monday said the United States (US) seems to be “speaking India’s language” and that the two nations have “the same ideas” about the Kashmir conflict. While addressing a seminar on the national security policy in Islamabad, Janjua complained: “The […]

Hurriyat leaders meet interlocutor despite JRL diktat

Hurriyat leaders meet interlocutor despite JRL diktat

Srinagar: Contrary to the stand taken by the joint resistance leadership (JRL), two top leaders of the Hurriyat Conference (Mirwaiz) met Government of India’s special representative for Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma, during his second visit to the valley in last week of November. Among the leaders was Muslim Conference chairman and executive member of the Mirwaiz […]

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