‘PaK part of Pakistan due to mistakes of previous Govts’

‘PaK part of Pakistan due to mistakes of previous Govts’

New Delhi, Nov 16: Bangladesh poses a much bigger security threat to India compared to China or Pakistan, Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said here on Thursday. “It is not only China or Pakistan but Bangladesh poses an equally bigger challenge to our national security, I know it because I get to […]

Dr Farooq’s statement doesn’t carry weight: BJP

New Delhi, Nov 16: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said that former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Dr Farooq Abdullah is doing free advocacy for Pakistan. “Earlier also I have said that Pak was, is and will remain an integral part of India. Though it is presently occupied by Pakistan, it is still […]

Prove Farooq wrong by action on PaK: Omar tells Ahir

Srinagar, Nov 16: Taking a dig at Minister of State (MoS) for Home Hansraj Ahir for his comment that no one can stop India if it tries to take PaK from Pakistan, former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah said he should prove NC president Farooq Abdullah wrong by action and not by hollowed out words. […]

Kund operation: 3 militants arrested in south Kashmir, says IGP

Kund operation: 3 militants arrested in south Kashmir, says IGP

Srinagar, Nov 16: Three militants, one of them injured, were caught alive during an ongoing operation by security forces since Tuesday in south Kashmir’s Kulgam, where three more militants, including a foreigner, are on the run. “Following specific information about presence of a group of six militants belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) […]

IGP appeals militants to surrender

IGP appeals militants to surrender

Srinagar, Nov 16: Accepting that more youth have joined militant ranks during the last four months, a top police officer on Thursday appealed footballer-turned-militant Majid Irshad Khan and other locals militants to surrender and once again join the mainstream. He further said that militants, even during encounters, can come forward and surrender. “We have time […]

Pakistan awaits India’s response on resumption of dialogue

Islamabad, Nov 16: Pakistan on Thursday said it has offered to resume a dialogue with India on Jammu and Kashmir, Siachen, Sir Creek and other pending issues and was awaiting a response from New Delhi. Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said it was also awaiting India’s reply on Pakistan’s offer to allow alleged Indian spy […]

Committed to upholding freedom of press: Modi

Committed to upholding freedom of press: Modi

New Delhi, Nov 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished journalists on “National Press Day” and said his government is “fully committed to upholding freedom of press and expression in all forms”. In a series of tweets on Thursday morning, Modi termed free press as the “cornerstone of a vibrant democracy” and said that […]

Refusing compensation to human shield victim heartless step: Amnesty

Refusing compensation to human shield victim heartless step: Amnesty

New Delhi, Nov 16: The Jammu and Kashmir government’s refusal to pay compensation to Farooq Ahmed Dar of Central Kashmir who was strapped to a jeep and paraded by army personnel is a “callous attempt” at evading its human rights obligations, Amnesty International India said Thursday. On 27 October, the Jammu and Kashmir Home Department […]

Centre reviews JK situation

Centre reviews JK situation

Anti-militancy ops to be intensified New Delhi, Nov 15: Anti-militancy operations will be further intensified in Jammu and Kashmir with security forces being instructed to eliminate those who continue to indulge in violence in the state, officials said. The directive was given Wednesday after a review of the security situation in the state during a […]

Sharma briefs Rajnath about dialogue

Sharma briefs Rajnath about dialogue

New Delhi, Nov 15: The Centre’s special representative for a sustainable dialogue in Jammu and Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma, who undertook a five-day visit to the state, briefed Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday on the first round of talks he had with various sections of the society there last week. Sharma made his presentation […]