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28 October, 2017 11:53 AM BJP resorting to 'sinister conspiracy' fearing defeat in Gujarat: Congress on Ahmed Patel issue

The Congress hit back at the BJP today over "failed" Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani's demand that its leader Ahmed Patel resign from the Rajya Sabha on charges that a suspected ISIS operative used to work at a hospital where the latter had been a trustee. Launching a counter-attack, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said the BJP resorted 40

24 October, 2017 1:42 AM Govt denies any U-turn on Kashmir approach

NEW DELHI: Union home minister Rajnath Singh said the Centre's representative, former IB chief Dineshwar Sharma, will "engage with all walks of life in J&K and understand their legitimate aspirations". The decision, though a departure from a security-led strategy, is seen to flow from PM Narendra Modi's August 15 speech where he hinted at dialogue by saying 39

23 October, 2017 8:35 PM Govt restarts Kashmir dialogue with former IB chief at the helm

NEW DELHI: In a shift of gears, the Modi government on Monday announced the restart of a frozen political dialogue in Jammu & Kashmir that will include the separatist Hurriyat conglomeration if its leaders are prepared for an engagement with the Centre. Home minister Rajnath Singh said former Intelligence Bureau chief Dineshwar Sharma will be the Centre's 37

23 October, 2017 10:48 AM Ex IB-chief Dineshwar Sharma appointed govt representative on Kashmir; Centre open to dialogue

Sharma will hold the the position of a Cabinet Secretary. With respect to talks with separatists, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the interlocutor will be free to decide whom to talk to. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday announced that former Director IB Dineshwar Sharma was handpicked by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to hold a dialogue 56

14 October, 2017 5:43 AM Lashkar’s Wasim Shah, the ‘don of heff’ and why his killing is important

The killing of Wasim Shah in the Pulwama encounter today was a major achievement for the security forces. The 23 year commander of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba in the Pulwama region was gunned down along with another of his accomplices by the Indian security forces. The Litter area in which he was killed is significant since this zone is considered to be a haven 47

8 October, 2017 1:55 AM CRPF sends non lethal plastic bullets to J&K

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has decided to use less lethal plastic bullets in Jammu and Kashmir to deal with stone pelters and protestors. The force has faced criticism for using pellet guns. Over a hundred people and security personnel have been treated for severe injures after security forces fired pellet guns to contain violence triggered 55

28 September, 2017 2:20 AM Surgical strikes: 'India can easily target Pakistan's terror camps now'

On the first anniversary of India's surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC), which destroyed several terror launchpads supported by the Pakistan Army, the Indian Army expressed confidence that it can take similar action again, if needed. Top Army officers said the strikes did send a message across and that Pakistan was well aware that similar 66

16 September, 2017 7:09 AM India tells off OIC: Advise you to not comment on India's internal affairs

NEW DELHI: At the UN yesterday, India firmly and unequivocally+ told the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) that it would be better off not commenting on India's internal affairs, reported ANI. India was replying to comments on Kashmir made by Pakistan, which was using the OIC to comment on the troubled state, as is its wont. Pakistan made its comments 166 1

15 September, 2017 3:02 AM Abu Ismail killed: How security forces hunted down Amarnath Yatra attack mastermind

Government forces got Abu Ismail's number - or, to be precise, they tracked the cellphone number of the elusive Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist's aide and gunned down both of them in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowgam sector on Thursday. By killing the LeT commander, security personnel avenged the victims of the July 10 attack on Amarnath pilgrims of which he was allegedly 51

11 September, 2017 7:52 AM 'PM's J&K development package is set to cross Rs 1 lakh crore,' says Rajnath Singh

The Prime Minister's development package for Kashmir "is set to cross Rs 1 lakh crore due to cost escalation", said home minister Rajnath Singh on Monday. NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister's development package for Kashmir+ "is set to cross Rs 1 lakh crore due to cost escalation+ ", said home minister Rajnath Singh on Monday. "The worst affected groups in Kashmir 54