Congress calls Modi government’s Pak policy ‘oxymoron’, asks it to go

New Delhi, Sep 21 : Lambasting the Modi government’s Pakistan policy and its “mishandling” of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting return of terrorism to the Valley, the Congress on Friday said the government had lost its right to continue. Pointing to killing and abductions of security personnel and civilians in Kashmir as well as repeated ceasefire […]

ED to question jailed Dubai-based businessman to probe 26/11 funding

By Anand Singh New Delhi, Sep 21 : The Enforcement Directorate is planning to question Dubai-based hawala operator, Naval Kishore Kapoor, who is currently lodged in Tihar Central jail here, to find details of funding which emerged out of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. A senior ED official, privy to the probe, told IANS requesting […]

Cabinet nod to extension of special package for J&K

New Delhi, Sep 19 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the extension for one year, during FY 2018-19, of special financial package for implementation of the National Rural Livelihoods Mission for Jammu and Kashmir. However, there would be “no additional financial implication” of the decision, the government said. The Cabinet also approved allocation of […]

Separatist shutdown affects life in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, Sep 17 : A protest shutdown called by the separatists affected life adversely across the Kashmir Valley on Monday. Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) separatist conglomerate headed by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik called for the shutdown against the killings of five militants and a civilian in Chowgam village of […]

HC grants bail to Kashmiri businessman in terror funding case

New Delhi, Sep 13 : The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted bail to Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali in a terror funding case and directed him not to leave the country without permission. A bench of Justice S. Muralidhar and Justice Vinod Goel asked him to furnish a personal bond of Rs two […]

Congress attacks Doval’s remark on Kashmir constitution

New Delhi, Sep 5 : Responding to National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval’s remark that a separate constitution for Jammu and Kashmir was an “aberration”, Congress on Wednesday said this was not “his area of jurisdiction to speak on this matter” and noted that these are diversionary tactics used by the BJP. “If he (Doval) […]