Jammu/UNI: Without taking names, the People's Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti on Friday lashed out at BJP and vowed not to sit quiet until Article 370 gets restored in Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi/IBNS: Jammu Kashmir's special status under Article 370 of the constitution will not be restored, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Saturday, directly negating People's Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti's call for a fresh push on the matter amid the coming together of regional parties of the state under Peoples’ Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD).
New Delhi/UNI: Criticizing statements of Congress leaders P Chidambaram and Digvijaya Singh regarding Article 370, Information and Broadcasting Minister and senior BJP leader Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said that the Congress leaders are speaking in unison with the separatists.
Srinagar/UNI: Stressing on the need for an urgent release of all political prisoners of Jammu and Kashmir, who are still under preventive detention since August last year, Apni Party (AP), on Friday, demanded a review of detentions under Public Safety Act (PSA) in view of the changed circumstances.
Srinagar/UNI: The first press conference of former Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti after her release from detention since August last year, which was scheduled to be held Friday afternoon, has been postponed.
New York/IBNS: In strong-worded response to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's statement at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) here, India on Thursday called out Islamabad's "lies, misinformation, warmongering and malice" over the Jammu and Kashmir issue which has remained a bone of contention between the two nuclear armed nations.
Srinagar/IBNS: Setting aside political rivalries, the main regional parties of Jammu and Kashmir have come together against revocation of Article 370 and 35A and the erstwhile state's division into two union territories a little over a year ago, said media reports.
Srinagar: Noting the good impact of scrapping Article 370 by the Centre, the Shopian District Commissioner in Jammu and Kashmir said not a single civilian was not killed in the past one year.
Pakistan recently received a jolt from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), a powerful group of 57 Muslim-majority countries across the continents, when it did not convene a session of its Council of Foreign Ministers on Kashmir.
Glasgow: A Member of European Parliament (MEP), who visited Kashmir last autumn, has said the scrapping of Article 370 by the Indian government last year has empowered Kashmiri people in several ways.
Islamabad: With Pakistan holding protests to mark the first anniversary of the Indian government's Aug 5 move of scrapping Article 370 in Kashmir last year, New Delhi has said the neighboring country indulges in such activities to divert international attention from its support to cross-border terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir.
Srinagar/UNI: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) march on Wednesday against scrapping of Article 370 and 35A in Srinagar was foiled by the administration by closing all roads leading to party headquarter and detaining senior leaders on Tuesday.
London: Kashmiri activist Javaid Trali has said he feels violence has considerably reduced in the Valley ever since the Indian government scrapped Article 370 which had given special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Workers Party President Mir Junaid extended his wishes to the whole nation on the first anniversary of the constitutional amendments that were made on Aug 5 last year which led to the scrapping of Article 370 that granted special status to the region.
Srinagar/UNI: A high-level core group meeting reviewed overall security situation and coordinated measures for the month of August ahead of the one-year anniversary of the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A, official sources said on Tuesday.