Yechury warns against playing political games on Kashmir

Yechury warns against playing political games on Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Reiterating their demand for calling all parties meeting and political dialogue with “all stakeholders” on Kashmir issue, CPI (m) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said that the party was seriously concerned about the on-going uprising. “We want that normalcy returns to the state. We feel pained if there is any painful situation there. So, it […]

SAARC Meet: MEA rules out India-Pak bilateral talks

SAARC Meet: MEA rules out India-Pak bilateral talks

New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday ruled out any possibility of a bilateral meeting between India and Pakistan during the SAARC event. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will represent India at the upcoming meeting of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). In a tweet message, MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup said: “Let […]

EU calls for calm in Kashmir

EU calls for calm in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: European Union has broken the silence on current Kashmir unrest while expressing grief and sorrow over the recent killings of civilians disclosed that European Union continues to monitor the situation. The European Union also urged for calm in Kashmir and involvement of Kashmiri representatives in dialogue process. This was stated by the Maja Kocijancic, […]

A letter to Rajnath Singh, Home Minister, Republic of India

Shri Rajnath Ji: You came, you didn’t see, and you left! But who cares? As long as the ongoing Amarnath yatra, your only operational obsession in Kashmir, is plying smooth, you are as happy as the Smiling Buddha. Regardless of the merit of your visit, if at all there was one, you created history of […]

Burhan Aftermath: United we stand

By Sahil Manzoor During 1990s when armed resistance against Indian occupation was at its peak, my mom was battling with my diapers. Since then the resistance has gone through many phases. I never had a firsthand experience of our freedom struggle, from being the toddler during the early days and then staying away from my […]

Rajnath to raise Pakistan-sponsored ‘terror’; no bilateral meeting scheduled

Rajnath to raise Pakistan-sponsored ‘terror’; no bilateral meeting scheduled

New Delhi: Pakistan’s sustained support to ‘cross-border terrorism’ will be raised by Home Minister of India, Rajnath Singh, during his two-day visit to Islamabad to attend the SAARC ministerial conference on August 4. During his stay in Pakistan, the minister will be representing India at the 7th meeting of SAARC ministers of Interior/Home, but there […]

Prepare your envoys to expose India’s ‘false claims’: Dukhtaran to Pak

SRINAGAR: Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM), Syedah Aasiyeh Andrabi, on Thursday said that Pakistan must prepare its envoys in various countries regarding the Kashmir issue in order to defeat “false Indian claims” at the International level. In a statement issued here, Andrabi, while welcoming the latest stand of the Government of Pakistan (GoP) with regard to […]

Pakistan again asks India to hold plebiscite in Kashmir

Pakistan again asks India to hold plebiscite in Kashmir

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday asked India to hold an impartial plebiscite in Kashmir under UN supervision. Foreign Office (FO) spokesman Nafees Zakaria also expressed concern over the arrests of Hurriyat leaders and demanded their early release. He expressed serious concern over the “human rights violations” in Kashmir. The spokesman condemned Indian atrocities on Kashmiris and […]