Articles tagged under: Jammu and Kashmir

Gujarat BJP welcomes decision of party to pull-out from PDP alliance in Kashmir

June 19, 2018
Gujarat BJP welcomes decision of party to pull-out from PDP alliance in Kashmir

Gandhinagar: Welcoming the decision of his party high-command to pull-out from the coalition government in Jammu & Kahsmir, Gujarat BJP President Jeetu Vaghani today said that the party did not want power at the cost of national-interest. He also hit out at Congress saying that the opposition party should not try to teach patriotism to PM Narendra Modi about Kashmir as everyone knew that the Kashmir problem was there because of former PM Jawahar Lal Nehru. Vaghani s...Read More

BJP pulls out of alliance with PDP in Jammu & Kashmir

June 19, 2018

Jammu: The BJP is pulling out of its alliance with the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir, the party's general secretary Ram Madhav said here today. It has become untenable for the BJP to continue in the alliance government in the state, Madhav said at a press conference. He said the BJP favoured governor's rule in the state. "Keeping in mind that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India and in order to control the prevailing situation in the state, we have decided that the reins of pow...Read More

PM Modi launches works for Asia’s longest bi-directional Zojila tunnel in J&K

May 19, 2018

Leh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir by kickstarting Asia's longest bi-directional Zojila Tunnel, part of Rs 25,000 crore projects to be unveiled or dedicated to the nation today, saying it showed New Delhi's commitment to all-round development of the state. Addressing a large congregation gathered in Leh ground for the closing ceremony for birth centenary celebration of the 19th Kushok Bakula Rinpoche, the prime minister said the tunnel woul...Read More

Govt of India declares unilateral ceasefire for Ramzan in Jammu & Kashmir

May 16, 2018
Govt of India declares unilateral ceasefire for Ramzan in Jammu & Kashmir

New Delhi: In a major decision, the Centre today asked security forces not to launch operations in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramzan. The decision has been taken to help the peace loving Muslims observe Ramzan in a peaceful environment, a home ministry spokesperson said. The security forces, however, reserve the right to retaliate if attacked or if essential to protect the lives of innocent people, the ministry said. The Centre asks Security Forces not to launch operat...Read More

Gujarat govt announces rules, instructions, directives for Amarnath pilgrims

April 03, 2018
Gujarat govt announces rules, instructions, directives for Amarnath pilgrims

Gandhinagar: Department of Transport, Government of Gujarat has issued important instructions regarding upcoming Amarnath Yatra, highlights of which are listed below: - Tour operators who have all India permit should submit the list of registration of pilgrims and their valid registration forms to concerned RTO. - Driver of Amarnath Yatra bus should be physically healthy. His age must not be above 50. He must produce medical certificate for physical fitness. - The driver will need t...Read More

Indian Army kills seven Pakistani soldiers, injures four others

January 15, 2018
Indian Army kills seven Pakistani soldiers, injures four others

Jammu: The Indian Army has killed seven Pakistani soldiers and injured four others along the Line of Control(LoC) in Mendhar sector of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir(J&K) in retaliatory action today after an Indian solider was killed in Pakistani firing along the LoC in Rajouri district on Saturday. Read More

PM Modi greets security forces for crossing ‘double century’ of elimination of LeT terrorists in Kashmir

November 27, 2017

Jasdan (Gujarat): PM Narendra Modi today today congratulated the security forces and Jammu and Kashmir police for crossing the 'double century' with regard to the elimination of LeT terrorists in Kashmir. Addressing a rally here Modi said that after demonetization it was learnt how fund for terrorist acts in Kashmir was sent from Pakistan and was also disbursed among stone-pelters. Now many of those white-dressed people were cooling their heels in the jails in Delhi. ...Read More

BJP holds anti-Pak protests in Jammu against Gowhar’s killing

November 03, 2017
BJP holds anti-Pak protests in Jammu against Gowhar’s killing

Jammu: The BJP today held anti-Pakistan protests and set afire the Pakistani national flag in Rajouri district here to protest the killing of a leader of the party's youth wing, Gowhar Hussain Bhat, by militants. Led by BJP MLA Ravinder Raina, the protesters held the marches in the border towns of Sunderbani and Noushera, and staged demonstrations amid the chanting of anti-Pakistan and anti-militants slogans. They also burnt the national flag of Pakistan in both the places. Calling the ...Read More

Jawan from Gujarat martyrs in Jammu & Kashmir

November 03, 2017
Jawan from Gujarat martyrs in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar: Two Army soldiers were killed and a CRPF jawan suffered injuries during an encounter that broke out between Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists and security forces in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Thursday, police said. One of them Pradipsinh Brijkishor Kushwaha was from Meghaninagar area of Ahmedabad in Gujarat. 23-year old Pradipsinh was unmarried. Pradipsinh was posted in Jammu & Kashmir just 40 days ago after he spent holidays at home. According to his family members and ...Read More

Chidambaram in Gujarat seeks greater autonomy for J&K, Smriti Irani says shocking PC bats for separatists & ‘azadi’

October 28, 2017
Chidambaram in Gujarat seeks greater autonomy for J&K, Smriti Irani says shocking PC bats for separatists & ‘azadi’

Rajkot: Former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram pitched for greater autonomy for restive Jammu and Kashmir yet again on Saturday, drawing stinging criticism from the BJP even as Union minister Smriti Irani called the remark “shocking and shameful”. “The demand in the Kashmir Valley is to respect the letter and spirit of Article 370, that means they want greater autonomy. My interactions in J-K led me to the conclusion that when they ask for azadi, mostly, I am n...Read More

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