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7 January, 2018 11:42 AM Mufti has a plea for Pakistan and PM Modi – 'Please become friends'

Mufti's statement comes a day after four policemen died in an IED explosion in J&K's Sopore SRINAGAR: In an open plea, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan to bury the hatchet and become friends for the sake of local Kashmiris and jawans on the border. Mufti's statement comes a day after 58

28 November, 2017 10:04 AM Mehbooba speaks to Home Secretary over harassment of Kashmiris in Tihar Jail

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti Chief today spoke to Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba over alleged harassment of Kashmiris. Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday expressed serious concern over the alleged harassment and physical torture of Kashmiri prisoners at the Tihar Central Jail in New Delhi. Official sources said the Chief Minister 68

18 November, 2017 6:01 PM Twitter suspends verified Pak defence handle for faking Indian picture

 Pakistan in September used a fake picture to establish a false narrative against India. Islamabad: Twitter deleted Pakistan's verified defence handle after they used a fake picture of an Indian girl. The picture, which showed a woman holding a placard giving out message of the "secular values of our constitution", was morphed and distorted, which sent out a completely 47

29 October, 2017 8:33 AM Omar Abdullah's Party Pushes For Greater Autonomy For Jammu And Kashmir

The controversy over demands for autonomy for Jammu and Kashmir come against the backdrop of the government appointing a former intelligence chief Dineshwar Sharma to start a "sustained dialogue" with all stakeholders. SRINAGAR: Amid a raging controversy over senior Congress leader P Chidambaram's autonomy remarks on Jammu and Kashmir, the state's opposition 89

29 October, 2017 2:21 AM Don't encourage separatism in J&K: BJP on Chidambaram's pitch for greater autonomy

NEW DELHI: The BJP on Saturday roundly criticized senior Congress leader P Chidambaram's pitch for greater autonomy in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and accused the party of "encouraging separatism" in the restive state. Chidambaram, a long time advocate of autonomy in Kashmir, had told mediapersons at an interaction yesterday that when Kashmiris demand 'Azaadi' 42

27 October, 2017 2:01 PM Pakistan opposes supply of US armed drones to India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today opposed supply of armed drones by the US to India, warning that it could increase the chances of "military misadventures" leading to a conflict in the region. The remarks by the Foreign Office spokesman came days after a senior Trump administration official said that the US was "considering" India's request for armed drones 36

23 October, 2017 3:41 PM It's like homecoming: Govt's special representative on Kashmir

The clock has turned full circle for former IB chief Dineshwar Sharma, who was appointed the Centre's special representative in Kashmir on Monday, 25 years after his first posting for the bureau in the Valley. NEW DELHI: The clock has turned full circle for former IB chief Dineshwar Sharma, who was appointed the Centre's special representative in Kashmir 72

23 October, 2017 10:59 AM Ex-Intel Chief Dineshwar Sharma Is PM Modi's New Man For Kashmir

This is the first concrete attempt by the NDA government to reach out to Kashmiris and comes after a particularly-focussed offensive by security agencies to crack down on foreign funding for separatists and local commanders of terrorist groups active in the Kashmir Valley. New Delhi: Dineshwar Sharma, a former intelligence bureau chief has been appointed 102

22 October, 2017 9:25 AM Morally, Ethically Not Right To Continue: Jammu Lawmaker On Quitting PDP

Vikramaditya Singh, son of senior Congress leader Karan Singh, had joined the PDP in August 2015 Jammu: Vikramaditya Singh, PDP lawmaker and grandson of Jammu and Kashmir's former Dogra ruler Maharaja Hari Singh, today resigned from the party saying it was "no longer possible for me to be part of a party that continues to disregard aspirations of Jammu 63

11 October, 2017 1:45 AM Pallavi Purkayastha's killer nabbed in Jammu & Kashmir

Mumbai Crime Branch officers on Tuesday arrested Sajjad Mughal, who was convicted in 2014 for the August 2012 murder of lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha. Police sources say that Mughal was nabbed from Sonmarg in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). Mughal has been on the run since he jumped parole in March 2016 and, according to the police, he has been hiding in a prohibited 77