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India rejects China’s call for UNSC meeting on Kashmir as ‘interference in internal affairs’

India rejects China’s call for UNSC meeting on Kashmir as ‘interference in internal affairs’

Terms Turkey's comments on J&K incorrect, biased

New Delhi: After China initiated another discussion on Kashmir at the UN Security Council (UNSC), India on Thursday asserted that it had “met with little support” from the international community and reiterated that Beijing should “draw proper conclusions from infructuous attempts”. Earlier from New York, India’s permanent representative to UN, T.S. Tirumurti had tweeted, “Another […]

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‘J&K situation not normalised’: US Congress panel writes to Jaishankar on Article 370 move

‘J&K situation not normalised’: US Congress panel writes to Jaishankar on Article 370 move

New Delhi: The US Congress’s powerful house foreign affairs committee has sent a letter addressed to External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, expressing concern that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir had “not normalised” one year after the revocation of its constitutional autonomy. Dated August 05, the joint letter was written by the US House committee […]

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25,000 non-Kashmiri migrant workers return to J&K

25,000 non-Kashmiri migrant workers return to J&K

BY: Achinta Borah Srinagar: A total of 25,000 non-Kashmiri migrant workers, out of the 40,000, who had left Jammu and Kashmir after the coronavirus outbreak, have returned to the Union Territory for work, a top official said on Wednesday. A total of 3.2 lakh people, including the migrant workers, arrived in Jammu and Kashmir from […]

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Eastern Ladakh standoff: India, China corps comdrs meeting in Chusul Tuesday

Eastern Ladakh standoff: India, China corps comdrs meeting in Chusul Tuesday

New Delhi: Indian and Chinese militaries will hold another round of Lt General-level talks on Tuesday in an attempt to de-escalate tension in eastern Ladakh and finalise modalities for disengagement of troops from the sensitive region, government sources said. It will be the third round of Lt General-level talks and it will take place in […]

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Used as ‘human shield’ in 2017 LA by-poll, Dar was on poll duty today

Used as ‘human shield’ in 2017 LA by-poll, Dar was on poll duty today

BY: M I Jehangir Utligam: Nearly two years ago, when Srinagar voted in a Lok Sabha bypoll, Farooq Ahmed Dar was used as a ‘human-shield’ by the Army, but today he was posted on election duty. “Farooq Ahmad Dar is working on consolidated terms as sweeper in the Health department. He has been posted on […]

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Omar pitches for Assembly polls immediately after LS elections

Omar pitches for Assembly polls immediately after LS elections

BY: M I Jehangir Srinagar, Mar 31: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah favours early Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and has expressed hope that the people of the state will give mandate for a single party rule, instead of a coalition government in the state as has been witnessed since 2002. In an interview […]

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Farooq Abdullah faces political novices in Srinagar LS seat

Farooq Abdullah faces political novices in Srinagar LS seat

By Inayat Jehangir Srinagar, Mar 28: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah will fancy his chances of entering Lok Sabha for the fourth time from the prestigious Srinagar Lok Sabha seat in Jammu and Kashmir as archrivals PDP and BJP have fielded political greenhorns against the stalwart. Abdullah had lost to PDP candidate Tariq Hameed Karra […]

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Mass shootings at New Zealand mosques leave 49 dead, scores injured

Mass shootings at New Zealand mosques leave 49 dead, scores injured

Australian extremist among 4 persons held

Christchurch, Mar 15 (AP) Mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers killed 49 people in New Zealand as authorities charged one person, detained three others and defused explosive devices in what appeared to be a carefully planned racist attack. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the events in Christchurch represented “an extraordinary […]

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Indian pilot lands in Pak custody; tensions escalate

Indian pilot lands in Pak custody; tensions escalate

Videos of IAF pilot show him composed and stoic

New Delhi, Feb 27: An IAF pilot landed in Pakistani custody Wednesday when an Indian fighter jet was shot down there as tensions between the two countries escalated further with India also claiming to have shot down a fighter plane of the neighbouring country. Amid claims and counter-claims from two sides, the Pakistan Army retracted […]

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UN chief, major world powers call for ‘maximum restraint’ by India, Pakistan

UN chief, major world powers call for ‘maximum restraint’ by India, Pakistan

United Nations/Hanoi/London, Feb 27: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is following the situation in the subcontinent where the Indian Air Force struck a “militant base” inside Pakistan territory and is calling for “maximum restraint” by both countries, his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said on Tuesday. Guterres is on his way back to New York from Geneva and […]

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