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Human rights not part of 2+2 talks, but Jammu and Kashmir to come up: US

Human rights issues aren’t part of the second India-US 2+2 ministerial dialogue in Washington next week though Kashmir-related matters and India’s threat perceptions are expected to be on the agenda, the Trump administration’s pointperson for South Asia has said. Defence minister Rajnath Singh and external affairs minister S Jaishankar will meet their US counterparts Mark […]

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4 soldiers killed as avalanches hit Jammu and Kashmir

Four soldiers were killed in north Kashmir’s Tanghdar and Gurez sectors when two avalanches hit the army camps set up near the forward posts. Six soldiers and two porters were killed in two different avalanche incidents in the northern and southern parts of Siachen glacier last month. The back-to-back incidents were triggered by heavy snowfall […]

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Centre on Article 370: No House rules violated

This week, the court is due to take up petitions challenging constitutionality of the government’s decisions. No rule of Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha was violated while passing the resolutions amending Article 370 of the Constitution and reorganisating the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories, the Centre has told the Supreme […]

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Terrorists kill Rajasthan truck driver in Kashmir

Two terrorists, including a suspected Pakistani national, shot dead the driver of a Rajasthan truck and assaulted an orchard owner in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, police said. The deceased has been identified as Sharief Khan, they said, adding that the terrorists carried out the attack in Shirmal village in desperation as […]

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Pak gets little traction globally on Kashmir issue: Sources

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 in Washington, DC. Islamabad is being bluntly asked not to use the development in Kashmir for cross border terrorism or infiltration […]

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Modi, Shah earn place in history with Article 370 move: Arun Jaitley

The popular belief that the promise BJP made on Article 370 is an unachievable slogan has been proved wrong, says former Union Minister. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has created history with his clarity and determination on the Kashmir issue, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday, asserting that the vision of party’s ideologue Syama […]

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Situation totally peaceful in J-K: Police

The situation in all three regions of Jammu and Kashmir is totally peaceful, amid unprecedented security cover and restrictions, top officials said on Tuesday. There are no untoward reports from anywhere in the state, Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh said from Srinagar, a day after the Centre revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and […]