Section of political parties, groups spreading hatred: Mamata Banarjee

KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said a section of political parties and groups were indulging in rumour mongering and spreading hatred with their “dangerous statements”. “One section of political parties/groups along with people holding constitutional positions (are) indulging in rumour mongering, spreading hatred with dangerous statements,” Banerjee said in a tweet. “Even […]

Pakistan will address actionable evidence if shared by Delhi, PM Khan tells India

Pakistan will address actionable evidence if shared by Delhi, PM Khan tells India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said Islamabad will take action if Delhi shares any actionable evidence concerning last week’s suicide bombing in Pulwama area that killed nearly 50 CRPF personnel, Dawn News reported. In a video message, Imran Khan while offering cooperation and another chance at a dialogue over the Kashmir issue, […]

Pak seeks urgent UN intervention to de-escalate fresh tensions

Pak seeks urgent UN intervention to de-escalate fresh tensions

Islamabad: Pakistan has sought the urgent intervention of UN Secretary-General in defusing tensions with India and help facilitate dialogue between the two countries, the Pakistani Foreign Office said on Tuesday, following the Pulwama attack in Kashmir that killed nearly 50 CRPF soldiers. The attack has heightened bilateral tensions with both New Delhi and Islamabad calling […]

Imran’s response ‘not surprising’, says India

Imran’s response ‘not surprising’, says India

New Delhi: India on Tuesday hit back at Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, saying that his comments on the Pulwama attack are “not surprising”. Imran Khan had said he would act against the perpetrators of the Pulwama attack if India shares “actionable intelligence”, but warned against any retaliatory action. In a statement, the Ministry of […]

Pakistan Army, ISI involved in Pulwama attack: Corps commander

Pakistan Army, ISI involved in Pulwama attack: Corps commander

Srinagar: The Pakistan Army and its espionage agency ISI were involved in the car bomb attack that left 40 CRPF personnel dead, a top Army official said on Tuesday, also sending out the message that anyone picking up the gun in Kashmir would be eliminated unless he surrenders. The Jaish-e-Mohammad leadership in Kashmir was eliminated […]

Forces’ ops against ‘Pak-backed’ militants not Kashmiris: Guv

Forces’ ops against ‘Pak-backed’ militants not Kashmiris: Guv

New Delhi: Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday said the ongoing operations by government forces were against “Pakistan-sponsored” groups and their masters and “not against Kashmiris”. Talking to PTI during his brief visit to New Delhi, Malik said the situation in the militancy-hit state was “fast returning to normal”. “Things are improving in Jammu and […]

Delhi’s aggressive policies force Kashmiri youth to choose armed path: JRL

Delhi’s aggressive policies force Kashmiri youth to choose armed path: JRL

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Tuesday said pushing people to the wall by choking political space is the main reason that Kashmiri youth choose the armed path. The trio made these remarks after holding a meeting in which “present political situation and […]

Kashmir Inc denounces Jammu counterpart, Indian intelligentsia

Kashmir Inc denounces Jammu counterpart, Indian intelligentsia

SRINAGAR: All leading Kashmir-based trade bodies on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Government of India, Indian trade bodies, and Indian intelligentsia for not doing anything to prevent the vicious onslaught on ordinary Kashmiris that began after the Pulwama attack in which 49 CRPF troops were killed. The trade bodies’ outrage has come after […]

SHRC asks govt to respond on attacks on Kashmiris outside state

SHRC asks govt to respond on attacks on Kashmiris outside state

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Tuesday issued notices to the Commissioner Secretary Home, Chief Secretary of the state, Director General of Police J&K, and Divisional Commissioner Kashmir to file their response on the issue of harrasment and threats to Kashmiris outside the state. The notice was issued by the commission after a […]