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Omar Abdullah fear mongering on Article 35A, divisive pitch on eve of Independence Day

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Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday expressed doubts over the announcement of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in which he said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given him the confidence of the protection of Article 35A of the Constitution. Section 35A gives the state assembly the right to declare permanent residents …

678 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra from Jammu

amarnath yatra

Today 678 pilgrims leave for the holy cave of Amarnath in the South Kashmir Himalayas. According to officials, this is the smallest group of pilgrims going to Lord Shiva’s cave at an altitude of 3888 meters from Jammu this year. Officials said that in the guards of the CRPF and the police, 454 men and …

Donlad Trump expresses willingness to solve Kashmir Issue

donlad trump expresses willingness solve kashmir issue

US President-elect Donald Trump today told Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that he is willing to play any role that Pakistan wants to find solutions to its outstanding problems. Trump made these remarks as Sharif called him to congratulate on his recent victory. “I am ready and willing to play any role that you want me …

BSF foils infiltration bid along IB, 3 terrorists shot dead

bsf foils infiltration bid along ib

BSF on Tuesday foiled an infiltration bid along the International Border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, killing three terrorists. A jawan suffered minor injuries in the exchange of fire. A senior Border Security Force officer said a group of militants entered into this side along the International Border in Ramgarh sector of Samba …

Situation peaceful in Kashmir Valley, people throng markets

situation peaceful in kashmir valley

The city along with the rest of Kashmir was abuzz with activity for the second consecutive day today after the separatists announced two-day weekend relaxation in their agitation programme. Shops, business establishments, and fuel stations were open and markets witnessed huge rush. People thronged the weekly flea market, locally called Sunday market, officials said. The …

Army launches counter-offensive, 6 jawans injured in shelling

Army launches counter-offensive 6 jawans injured in shelling

Army today launched a counter offensive against Pakistan along the LoC after three Indian soldiers were killed, with body of one of them mutilated in a cross-LoC attack, even as Pakistani troops continued to shell Indian positions, injuring two six jawans. The offensive came hours after the Indian Army vowed “heavy retribution” to the attack …

Kashmir is political problem, needs political solution: Omar

kashmir political problem needs political solution omar

National Conference working president and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said Kashmir is a “political issue” and needs a “political solution” for heralding lasting peace in the state. “For arriving at a solution, New Delhi must open channels of dialogue with all stakeholders,” he said while addressing a public rally in …