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PM warns those pushing children to create unrest in Kashmir

PM warns those pushing children to create unrest in Kashmir

Modi said unity and love are the basic mantras for addressing the Kashmir problem. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that ‘ekta’ (unity) and ‘mamata’ (love) are the basic mantras for addressing the Kashmir problem even as he slammed those pushing children to create unrest, saying they will have to answer those ‘innocent’ kids some day. He emphasised that if any life is lost in Kashmir, whether of any youth or any security personnel, ‘that ..., 1 month ago

Will support Centre's decision on Indus Water Treaty, says J-K deputy CM

With the Centre hinting at revising the Indus Waters Treaty with Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Saturday said the state will fully support whatever decision is taken by the Union government on the 1960 agreement. “The treaty has caused huge loss to Jammu and Kashmir” as the people of the state cannot fully utilise the waters of various rivers, particularly Chenab in Jammu, for agricultural and other activities, Singh said. “The state ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

Army makes efforts for calmer Valley

An Army man interacts with civilians in south Kashmir. Photo courtesy Army PRO Tribune News Service Srinagar, September 21 The Army on Tuesdaysaid its men had been striving to bring calm and peace in the Kashmirvalley like other government ...
 Chandigarh Tribune1 month ago

What will India do after Uri attack? PM, ministers discuss fitting response

India is weighing its options after the deadly attack on an army base in Uri in Kashmir blamed on a Pakistan-based terror outfit, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday chaired a high-level meeting amid strident calls for military action on terror camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. As the worst ever attack on the Army in many years continued to spark outrage and triggered calls for Pakistan’s diplomatic isolation, Union Information and Broadcasting minister M Venkaiah Naidu said ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago LoC: Pakistan army readying 100 terrorists to push into J&K  ABP Live2 weeks ago Uri terror attack: Anti-Pakistan protests rock Jammu, Udhampur  Firstpost.com1 month ago

Rajnath to lead all-party team to troubled Kashmir on September 4

An all-party delegation led by Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Jammu and Kashmir on September 4 and is expected to interact with a cross section of people as part of efforts to bring peace in the Valley which has been witnessing unrest. The delegation will visit Jammu and Kashmir on September 4 and the home minister will lead it, a home ministry spokesperson said. The delegation is expected to meet a cross section of people, individuals and organisations in its efforts to bring peace in ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago As Prime Minister Narendra Modi Expresses Pain, Rajnath Singh Set To Visit Jammu and Kashmir Again  The Freepress Journal1 month ago Rajnath reviews security situation in Kashmir, says open for talks  Rediff.com1 month ago

Chilli-filled 'PAVA shells' likely to replace pellet guns in Kashmir

An expert panel constituted by the home ministry to find an alternative to pellet guns for crowd control following uproar against its use in Kashmir has zeroed in on ‘PAVA shells’, a chilli-based ammunition, which is less lethal and immobilises the target temporarily. The committee held a demonstration of the newly developed shells at a test field earlier this week and gave the thumbs up for use by security forces for crowd control and during protests like those being witnessed in ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Alternatives to pellet guns in few days: Rajnath  Rediff.com1 month ago

Jaitley appeals to Kashmiri youth to shun violence

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday  appealed to youth in turbulent Kashmir to shun violence and at the same time said security forces will have to act in self-defence if they are attacked. Stating that a political solution to the problem in Jammu and Kashmir will have to be fond soon within the Constitutional parameters, Jaitley said security forces need not use force if the protests are peaceful. "But if they bring weapons, explosives (and) attack security forces... come in thousands ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Kashmir unrest: Arun Jaitley appeals to youth in Valley to shun violence, blames Pakistan for instigating them  Firstpost.com2 months ago

Forces showed utmost restraint despite grave provocation in Kashmir: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday commended the armed forces for showing utmost restraint in tackling terrorists in KashmirValley despite “grave provocation” and stressed on the need to maintain vigil on borders as well as keeping assets in readiness. In a customary address to the armed forces, the defence minister lauded them for the “strong and daring” response to the terrorists attack on the Pathankot air base and for effectively repulsing ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

34 days on, Kashmir remains caught between curfew and restrictions

Curfew in some parts and restrictions on the assembly of people continued for the 34th day on Thursday in KashmirValley where normal life remained disrupted. Curfew continued to remain in force in parts of the summer capital Srinagar and Anantnag town, a police official said here. “Curfew is in force in five police stations in downtown (interior) area of Srinagar city and Anantnag town in south Kashmir,” the official said. He said curfew was also clamped in the town of Pampore on ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Let the army do its job, please

The military leadership, soldiers and indeed all security forces continue to battle difficult circumstances in Kashmir. Let’s not add to their woes by spreading half-baked stories, factually incorrect posts and inaccurate articles, says Nitin A Gokhale.   Last week, Captain Amarinder Singh, Maharaja of Patiala, soldier and now politician, wrote a heartfelt piece batting for the Indian soldier deployed in Kashmir (external link) and berated the political as well as military ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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