PDP pats its back for Delhi offering dialogue to Hurriyat

PDP pats its back for Delhi offering dialogue to Hurriyat

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, June 5: Works Minister Naeem Akther has claimed that it was on the insistence of the PDP led government in Jammu and Kashmir that New Delhi has agreed to talk to separatist leaders in Kashmir and announced Ramadan ceasefire in the Valley. “On the eve of Ramadan, Government of India announced ceasefire […]

Talks between separatists, Delhi ‘last hope’ for PDP

Talks between separatists, Delhi ‘last hope’ for PDP

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, June 4: With just 10-days left for Eid-ul-Fitr Kashmir based politicians, especially the leaders of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, are making desperate attempts to somehow get the separatist leaders on board for holding talks with New Delhi. Addressing a PDP convention here Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said, “We can’t force you […]

BJP led govt takes 4-yrs to realize talks only way out

BJP led govt takes 4-yrs to realize talks only way out

  Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Jun 3: Security agencies in Kashmir are at tenterhooks as the trend of local boys joining the militant ranks is not showing much decline. Sources told Precious Kashmir that despite Ramadan ceasefire being at place local youth especially in south Kashmir have not given up arms and with each passing day […]

Rajnath punctures ceasefire balloon?

Rajnath punctures ceasefire balloon?

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, May 30: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has hinted at the possibility about Ramadan ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir not being extended as he has termed it as “temporary suspension” of operations against the militants. He said that the operations against the militants had not been stopped during the holy month of […]

‘Nothing new in Rajnath’s conditional talks offer’

‘Nothing new in Rajnath’s conditional talks offer’

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, May 27: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has once again said that Government of India is ready for talks with Hurriyat but the talks offer has come with a rider that “Kashmir and Kashmiris are ours and will remain ours. India will never talk to Pakistan on Kashmir.” An analyst while talking […]