Article 370 temporary provision: Govt tells Rajya Sabha

Article 370 temporary provision: Govt tells Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: The government of India on Wednesday said in the Rajya Sabha that Article 370, which provides special status to Jammu and Kashmir, was a temporary provision in the Constitution and Article 35A, which gives special rights to the natives of the state, was added through a Constitutional order issued by the President of […]

BJP making ‘false promises’ on Art 370: Congress

BJP making ‘false promises’ on Art 370: Congress

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the Congress on Wednesday held a sit-in protest outside the Governor’s House here, accusing the BJP of making “false promises” with regard to abrogation of Articles 35A and 370. The Congress activists were led by senior party leader and Jammu district president Vikram Malhotra. They sought clarification from […]

‘False, motivated narrative’: India

‘False, motivated narrative’: India

New Delhi/Geneva: India on Monday lodged a strong protest with the UN rights office over its report on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, while asserting that the report was a continuation of the earlier “false and motivated” narrative which ignores the issue of terrorism emanating from Pakistan. Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar […]

Hurriyat can’t dictate terms for dialogue: Ram Madhav

Hurriyat can’t dictate terms for dialogue: Ram Madhav

Jammu: BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav on Monday said that the Hurriyat Conference cannot dictate terms on talks with the government and asserted that those supporting terrorism and separatism would not be entertained. Replying to a question about PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti advocating dialogue with the Hurriyat, Madhav said, “The Hurriyat is not in a […]

Like Yatris, Hajj pilgrims should be exempted from toll tax: Mehbooba

Like Yatris, Hajj pilgrims should be exempted from toll tax: Mehbooba

Anantnag: Asking the government to ensure that no community feels discriminated against, former J&K chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said that she hoped the government would exempt Hajj pilgrims from the highway toll tax, just as Amarnath Yatris are exempted. Mehbooba was talking to media persons on the […]

Modi to fulfil Mookerjee’s dream of scrapping Article 370, 35A: Gehlot

Modi to fulfil Mookerjee’s dream of scrapping Article 370, 35A: Gehlot

Raipur: Union minister Thaawarchand Gehlot expressed confidence on Saturday that Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee’s “dream” of scrapping Articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution would be fulfilled by the Narendra Modi government. The Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment was speaking to reporters here after launching the BJP’s membership drive, which coincided with […]

BJP ideologue Shyama Prasad Mookerjee’s first statue in Kathua unveiled

BJP ideologue Shyama Prasad Mookerjee’s first statue in Kathua unveiled

Jammu: A 17.5-metre high statue of BJP ideologue Syama Prasad Mookerjee, his first in Jammu and Kashmir, was unveiled in Kathua district on Saturday, on his 118th birth anniversary. Union minister Jitendra Singh unveiled the statue at a ceremony that was attended by senior BJP leaders including national vice-president Avinash Rai Khanna, national secretary and […]

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