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Several political, civil society delegations call on Union Home Minister

Several political, civil society delegations call on Union Home Minister

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 10: Delegations of various political parties called on the Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh here today and apprised him of the prevailing situation in the state and the way forward. The delegation of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was led the party’s by Senior Vice President Mohammad Sartaj Madni. The National Conference delegation […]

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Cloudburst kills tourist in Gulmarg

Cloudburst kills tourist in Gulmarg

Baramulla : A 37 year old tourist died here at famous tourist spot Gulmarg on Sunday late afternoon after cloudburst hits Gulmarg. The person was identified as Mohammad Saleem Zaki from Uttar Pradesh. Reports said that the said person was talking to someone over phone while it was raining heavily and cloudburst hit him and […]

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Move beyond words : Er. Rasheed to Rajnath Singh

Move beyond words : Er. Rasheed to Rajnath Singh

 AIP lead by Er. Rasheed met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Sinagar today and reiterated that the best way to resolve Kashmir dispute is to hold plebiscite on both sides of LOC. Reiterating party’s stand Er. Rasheed said “Talks and threats can’t go together. If New Delhi means business it has to stop humiliating […]

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Kashmir : Omar Abdullah-led NC delegation meets Union Home Minister

Kashmir : Omar Abdullah-led NC delegation meets Union Home Minister

 Mr. Omar Abdullah on Sunday led a party delegation that met Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh in Srinagar. While highlighting the political, historical and constitutional context of the State’s special status, Mr. Omar Abdullah registered the party’s concern and disappointment over the Central Government’s ambiguity in defending the State’s Special Status in the Supreme Court with […]

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‘Army doing everything to secure peace in Kashmir,’ says Gen Rawat

‘Army doing everything to secure peace in Kashmir,’ says Gen Rawat

In an apparent departure from his earlier stand and statements, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat has said neither China nor Pakistan was “an imminent threat to the country”. In earlier statements, Gen Rawat had dubbed the two neighbours India’s northern and western adversaries respectively and that “the country needed to be prepared for a […]

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NIA working professionally: Jitendra Singh on J&K terror fund probe

NIA working professionally: Jitendra Singh on J&K terror fund probe

The NIA, which has arrested Kashmiri separatists as part of its probe into terror funding, should be allowed to work in a professional manner, Union minister Jitendra Singh said today. Singh stated this in response to former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah’s comments on the arrest of separatist leaders by the National Investigation […]

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Centre allocates funds for bulletproof vehicles for J&K cops

Centre allocates funds for bulletproof vehicles for J&K cops

NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the Centre has allocated funds to purchase bulletproof vehicles for Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel. “Orders (have been) issued for bulletproof vehicles at all police stations in Jammu and Kashmir. Our jawans should also get bulletproof jackets and fund for this has been released,” Rajnath said during an interaction […]

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Jammu and Kashmir: Four arrested for looting tourists in Udhampur

Jammu and Kashmir: Four arrested for looting tourists in Udhampur

JAMMU: Police have arrested four people for snatching money and an ATM card from tourists in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir. Vinod Kumar, from Madhya Pradesh, lodged a complaint at Udhampur police station on September 7 stating that he and his family members were robbed while they were returning from a trip to Leh. […]

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Shopian gunfight ends, two militants killed, one arrested

Shopian gunfight ends, two militants killed, one arrested

The gunfight between militants and the state government forces has ended in Vill Barbug village ofdistrict Shopian with the killing of second militant. Rising Kashmir has learnt that the second militant has been identified as Altaf Ahmad of Awneera Shopian. Two militants were killed in the gunfight while third one was arrested by the forces. A […]

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Ex-J&K interlocuter criticises NDA’s Kashmir, Pakistan policy

Ex-J&K interlocuter criticises NDA’s Kashmir, Pakistan policy

Radha Kumar, former interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir, today slammed the NDA government’s Kashmir policy, saying it is encouraging “more hostile elements” in Pakistan. Speaking here at a seminar or “Foreign Policy Challenges” before the country, Kumar said the government is handling the Pakistan issue “very badly”. “It is a challenge before our foreign policy. The way we are handling Jammu and Kashmir issue, […]