Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir, the state-turned-Union Territory which was once hit hard by terrorism, is now witnessing peace and development as an outcome of the Aug 5, 2019 move by the Indian government to scrap Article 370 that had granted it a special status for nearly six and half decades.
New Delhi/UNI: Marking two years of the abrogation of Article 370 and the changed status of Jammu and Kashmir, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday said the newly-formed Union Territory has seen “real Democracy, Development, Good Governance and Empowerment” in the last two years, that has helped to strengthen India’s unity and integrity.
Srinagar/UNI: Asserting that it would be foolish to expect that the current BJP regime at the Centre would return Article 370, former Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) Vice President Omar Abdullah on Saturday said they didn’t mention anything during the 'All Party Meeting' chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that was outside the agenda of Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD).
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-hour-long meeting with all political leaders of Jammu and Kashmir has concluded with the former assuring the leaders of early restoration of statehood and assembly election process following the completion of delimitation exercise.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday questioned the Centre's action to strip Jammu and Kashmir of its statehood, on a day Prime Minister Narendra Modi is chairing a crucial meeting with the leaders from the valley.
New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to chair a meeting with the mainstream political parties of Jammu and Kashmir here this afternoon to discuss the future course of action for the Union Territory.
Srinagar/UNI: The Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) on Tuesday said that all its leaders, who have been invited by the Centre, will attend the all-party meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Thursday.
New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking action against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah for making statements against the scrapping of Article 370.
Srinagar/UNI: The high speed 4G internet service has been restored after remaining suspended for 551 days in the Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir, where the entire communication network was suspended on August 5, 2019 when the Centre abrogated Article 370 and 35 A.
New Delhi/UNI: Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that repealing the three controversial farm laws was the only solution to resolve the ongoing farmers protests in the outskirts of the National Capital.
New Delhi: General Officer Commanding Northern Command Lieutenant-General Yogesh Kumar Joshi has appreciated the Indian government's move of scrapping Article 370 and said the measure and improvement in governance helped in restoring the faith of Jammu and Kashmir residents in government institutions.
Kolkata/UNI: If India's primary aim is to eliminate terrorists and prevent cross-border infiltration from Pakistan, then we are succeeding, feel experts.
Jammu/IBNS: The first phase of the District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir is underway on Saturday.
Srinagar/UNI: Claiming that the matter involving revocation of Article 370 is not sub judice, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National spokesperson Syed Shahnawaz Hussain on Friday said that no power on earth can bring it back.
Jammu/UNI: Pakistan troops on Thursday morning yet again violated the ceasefire by firing unprovoked along the Line of Control in Rajouri and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir.