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Centre fails to control cow vigilantes: Sharad Yadav


New Delhi, Nov 14: Janata Dal United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said lynching of a dairy farmer by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan was “unfortunate” and criticised the Centre for failing to control the menace. “Government is unable to control cow vigilantes as again one Ummar (Khan) has been killed in Alwar while transporting cows and calves,” Sharad Yadav said ...

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PaK is part of Jammu and Kashmir, says Azad


Srinagar, Nov 14: In the midst of a political row over National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah’s controversial remarks, Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Ghulam Nabi Azad has said “Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) is a part of Jammu and Kashmir, which is an integral part of India and should remain that”. ...

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Smog continues, eight trains cancelled in Delhi


New Delhi, Nov 13: The nearly a week-long spell of toxic smog enveloping the national capital continued today, with reduced visibility in some areas leading to cancellation of eight trains in Delhi. The minimum temperature dropped to 12.4 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average, a MeT department official said. The humidity was recorded at 93 per cent at 8.30 ...

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US pushing India and Pakistan for dialogue


Islamabad, Nov 13: India and Pakistan may see each other on the dialogue table as United States of America has been pushing both the countries for talks, reported The Express Tribune on Monday. The Daily has said that the United States is quietly pushing Pakistan and India to re-engage as the Trump administration seeks to defuse tensions between the nuclear-tipped neighbours ...

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Violence can’t resolve issues, hence dialogue in Kashmir: Vice President Naidu


New Delhi, Nov 13: Violence cannot resolve any issue and that is why the government has chosen the route of dialogue for resolving the Kashmir issue, Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday, reports Eastern Mirror. “There can’t be peace and harmony in the society in the absence of non-violence. Our Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) emphasizes on development, and peace and ...

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RSS has historically dreamed of making Kashmir a Hindu state, says acclaimed author Noorani


Srinagar, Nov 12: Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) is working on a “calculated campaign” with the aim of reversing the “march of history since 1947 and restore Hindu Raj” in Jammu and Kashmir, top Kashmir expert and constitutional lawyer A G Noorani believes. He sees the demand for a holiday on Hari Snigh’s birthday and the subsequent resignation of Dr Karan Singh’s ...

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India-Pak friendship impossible till Kashmir remains in their poll agenda: Naqvi


Srinagar, Nov 12: Noted writer, journalist and author, Saeed Naqvi Saturday said India and Pakistan relationship would not improve until Kashmir continues to be in election agenda of the two countries. Delivering a lecture ‘Global Terrorism, the Media and its Impact on the world, including in Kashmir’ organised by the Islamic University of Science and Technology’s Journalism department at Taj Vivinta, ...

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Passing out parade: 118 young soldiers join Ladakh Scouts Regiment


Srinagar, Nov 12: An impressive Passing Out Parade was held at The Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre, Leh on November 11, 2017 to mark the entry of 118 well trained recruits into the Ladakh Scouts Regiment as young soldiers, said defence spokesman. The ceremony, spokesman said was conducted in consonance with the highest traditions of the Indian Army and was reviewed by ...

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India must hold talks with Pakistan: Farooq Abdullah


Srinagar, Nov 11: National Conference (NC) patron Farooq Abdullah Saturday said that the Indian government must hold talks with Pakistan government because a part of Kashmir is also with them (Pak). Commenting about JK Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma, Farooq said that he has held talks, but talks alone is not the solution to Kashmir problem. Farooq said that the Kashmir issue is ...

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