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PDP, BJP communalised J&K politics: Farooq Abdullah

PDP, BJP communalised J&K politics: Farooq Abdullah

Kolkata, Jan 21: Former chief minister Farooq Abdullah Sunday said the Valley went through its worst phase under the Mehbooba Mufti-led PDP-BJP government as the two parties in power communalised Hindus and Muslims. “The situation in Kashmir became the worst under the previous government we had of the PDP and BJP. One communalised the Hindus […]

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Former Army officer terms SIT report ‘cover up’ of 2002 Gujarat riots

Former Army officer terms SIT report ‘cover up’ of 2002 Gujarat riots

Kolkata, Jan 20: Lt General Zameer Uddin Shah (retd), whose explosive memoir “The Sarkari Mussalman” created a storm in 2018, said on Sunday that the SIT report that cleared then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s name is a “cover up” of the 2002 riots in the state. “The Army was not given logistical support by […]

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China passes law to make Islam 'compatible with socialism'

China passes law to make Islam 'compatible with socialism'

Beijing, Jan 06: China has passed a new law that seeks to “Sinicize” Islam within the next five years, the latest move by Beijing to rewrite how religion is practised in the country, the media reported on Sunday. China’s leading English newspaper, ‘Global Times’, reported on Saturday that after a meeting with representatives from eight […]

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LS approves proclamation of President's Rule in J&K

LS approves proclamation of President's Rule in J&K

Opposition term Guv's rule in J&K unconstitutional

New Delhi, Dec 28: Lok Sabha on Friday adopted a resolution on imposition of President’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir, with the Centre asserting that it was committed to democratic process in the state after the Opposition termed the decision to dissolve the Assembly as “unconstitutional”. The Statutory Resolution on imposition of President’s Rule in […]

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Apple provided customers' data on Indian government requests

Apple provided customers' data on Indian government requests

New Delhi, Dec 25: The Indian government has asked Apple to provide information for 27 devices and 18 accounts in the January-June 2018 period, with the company providing data in most of the cases owing to an iTunes Gift Card fraud investigation. The number of government requests — in various formats such as subpoenas, court […]

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In 2018, unending political turmoil brought J&K under president’s rule

In 2018, unending political turmoil brought J&K under president’s rule

By: M I Jehangir Srinagar, Dec 23: Year 2018 was full of massive political upheavals in Jammu and Kashmir which finally led to the collapse of PDP-BJP coalition government, necessitating imposition of Governor’s rule and subsequently President’s rule in the state. Violence also continued on upward trend with hundreds of militants getting killed in anti-insurgency […]

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UN spokesman confirms Pak PM’s Kashmir call to UN Chief

UN spokesman confirms Pak PM’s Kashmir call to UN Chief

BY: Yoshita Singh United Nations: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan telephoned UN chief Antonio Guterres and raised the issue of Kashmir, a UN spokesman has said. Stephane Dujarric, the spokesman for the UN Secretary General, did not give further details about the conversation between Khan and Guterres. When asked by PTI to comment on India’s […]

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Tangmarg youth develops railway update app

Tangmarg youth develops railway update app

BY: Zubair Lone Tangmarg, Dec 12: In order to keep the rail passengers updated about the local train timings, a youth from Tangmarg area has developed an android application. Mehraj-ud-din Bhat, who hails from Lalpora Kunzer in Tangmarg area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, has named the application “Kashmir Railway Train Timing” which is available for […]

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Let Pakistan do some soul searching on India's legitimate concerns: Omar

Let Pakistan do some soul searching on India's legitimate concerns: Omar

Indo-pak dialogue will have to wait till Lok Sabha polls are over…

BY: Aditi Khanna London: Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Pakistan government must to do some soul searching on India’s legitimate concerns to make way for a process of engagement on Kashmir, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has said. The senior Kashmiri politician said that while a one-off summit-based approach is not the answer, any hopes of […]

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Around 160 militants waiting at launch pads to infiltrate: Lt Gen Singh

Around 160 militants waiting at launch pads to infiltrate: Lt Gen Singh

BY:Sumir Kaul Jammu: The militant infrastructure in Pakistan remains intact and around 160 militants are waiting across the Line of Control (LoC) to infiltrate into Indian territory, a senior Army officer said Sunday. Lieutenant General Paramjit Singh, who took over as the general officer commanding of the Nagrota-based White Knight Corps, commonly known as XVI […]