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EU MPs in Kashmir say Article 370 internal issue, stand by India in fight against terror

NEW DELHI: Terming Article 370 an internal issue of India, EU parliamentarians visiting Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday said they stand by the country in its fight against global terrorism. Addressing a press conference on the last day of their two-day visit to the Valley, the group of 23 members of European Parliament also condemned […]

Kashmir businesses suffer Rs 10,000-crore hit

By Sheikh Suhail SRINAGAR: The shutdown in Kashmir, following the abrogation of Article 370, has crippled the valley’s economy as the business community has suffered losses amounting to over Rs 10,000 crore in three months, a trade body said here. The deadlock in Kashmir, after the Centre announced the abrogation of Article 370 on August […]

Article 370 BJP’s answer to all issues, questions: Sharad Pawar

PUNE: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said the BJP had only Article 370 and its revocation in Jammu and Kashmir as an answer for all questions raised during the Maharashtra poll campaign. The state polls are scheduled for October 21 and results will be declared on October 24. Addressing a rally in Pune’s Hadapsar […]

‘Srinagar traders have lost Rs 1,000 crore’

NEW DELHI:The trade community in Srinagar has suffered an estimated loss of Rs 1,000 crore in the past week due to the restrictions imposed after the Centre abrogated provisions of Article 370 and divided Jammu & Kashmir into two Union Territories, stakeholders claimed on Sunday. “The average loss of business per day in Kashmir today […]

Voices in Jammu and Kashmir must be heard; India undergoing deep crisis: Manmohan Singh

NEW DELHI: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh said on Monday the government’s decision to scrap the provisions of Article 370 is not to the liking of many people in the country and voices of Jammu and Kashmir residents must be heard for the idea of India to prevail. He also said India is passing through […]

Article 370 removal will result in end of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir: Amit Shah

NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that removal of special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution will lead to end of terrorism and progress of the region. Speaking at the launch of a book on Vice President M Venkiah Naidu here, Shah said he firmly believed […]

National Conference moves Supreme Court against Presidential Order on Article 370

NEW DELHI: The National Conference mounted a legal challenge in the Supreme Court on Saturday to the changes made in the constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmir, contending that these have taken away rights of its citizens without their mandate. Arguing that the legislation approved by Parliament and the orders issued by the President subsequently […]

Article 370: Indian-Americans back Modi government move to revoke Jammu and Kashmir special status

NEW DELHI: Hundreds of Indian-Americans assembled outside the Indian Consulate in Houston on Saturday in support of India’s decision revoking Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and bifurcating the state into two Union Territories. Indian Americans, under the aegis of the Houston chapter of Friends of India Society International (FISI) and the Houston chapter of Global […]

Article 370: Pakistan suspends Delhi-Lahore bus service, two cross-border trains

NEW DELHI: Pakistan has suspended the Lahore-Delhi friendship bus service, after suspending two cross-border trains, in the wake of India’s decision revoking Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and bifurcating the state into two Union Territories, a senior Pakistani minister has said. The bus service was first started in February 1999 but suspended after the 2001 […]

Jammu and Kashmir issue: Pakistan has received little traction globally, suggests report

WASHINGTON: Pakistan, which has launched a major lobbying effort, particularly in Washington and the United Nations, after India revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, has received little traction on the issue, according to diplomatic sources here. Islamabad is being bluntly asked not to use the development in Kashmir for cross border terrorism or infiltration across […]

President of India gives assent to Jammu and Kashmir reorganisation legislation

NEW DELHI: President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Friday gave assent to a legislation through which Jammu and Kashmir would be split into two Union Territories — Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh. The Parliament had earlier this week given its nod to the legislation for bifurcating the state, a bold and far-reaching decision that […]

Pakistan says can resume full diplomatic ties if India scales back on Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is ready to review its decision against India if New Delhi agreed to reconsider its actions on Kashmir, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Thursday. Qureshi’s remarks came a day after Pakistan expelled the Indian High Commissioner as part of its decision to downgrade the diplomatic ties with India over what it […]

Don’t agree with blanket condemnation of government’s Jammu and Kashmir move: Karan Singh

NEW DELHI: Veteran Congress leader Karan Singh on Thursday said he does not agree with a blanket condemnation of the government’s move on Jammu and Kashmir, pointing out what he called were its several positives. Singh, son of former J&K ruler Maharaja Hari Singh, welcomed the union territory status for Ladakh and said political dialogue […]

Article 370 internal affair; Pakistan trying to paint an alarming picture: India

NEW DELHI: India on Thursday termed Pakistan’s announcement to downgrade diplomatic ties with it as an attempt to present an alarming picture to the world about relations between the two countries. The Ministry of External Affairs said the Constitution was, is and will always be a sovereign matter and recent developments pertaining to Article 370 […]

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