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The day Modi made alliance with PDP, he destroyed them (PDP): Rahul Gandhi


Srinagar, Sept 12: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for opening the space for “terrorism” in Jammu and Kashmir. The congress vice president said: “When we started, terrorism was rampant in Kashmir. And when we finished by 2013, we basically broke the back of terror, I hugged (then) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and told him ...

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Man beaten up for speaking in fluent English in Delhi


New Delhi, Sept 12: A 22-year-old man was thrashed allegedly by five men for speaking with his friend in fluent English while dropping him off at a five-star hotel in Lutyens’ Delhi, police said on Monday. The incident was reported in the early hours of Saturday, they said. Three people have been arrested in this connection, they added. According to the ...

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Kashmir will be ‘heaven on earth’ only when India’s illegal occupation ends: Dukhtran e Millat


Welcomes Dalia Lama’s statement on Rohingya Muslims Srinagar, Sept 11: Dukhtaran-e-Millat on Monday said the Kashmir will only be “heaven on earth” only when India ends its illegal occupation by withdrawing its brutal forces from the Valley. In a statement, DeM general secretary, Nahida Nasreen, while reacting to the statement of Indian Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, said that Kashmir has ...

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UN rights commissioner flays India over Rohingya refugees, Gauri Lankesh murder


UN high commissioner for human rights Zeid Ra\’ad Al Hussein described the situation of Myanmar‘s Rohingya minority as a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing” New Delhi, Sept 11: The UN high commissioner for human rights on Monday described the situation of Myanmar‘s Rohingya minority as a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing” and criticised both Yangon and New Delhi, the latter for seeking ...

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Omar hails Rajnath’s remark on Article 35-A


Srinagar, Sept 11: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday hailed Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s remark on Article 35-A and urged the Centre to file a counter affidavit in the Supreme Court in the connection. Taking to Twitter Omar Abdullah said, “This is a very important statement from the Union Home Minister. His assurance will go a ...

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Rajnath Singh announces raising of five battalions of IRP in Jammu and Kashmir


Srinagar, Sept 11: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday announced the raising of five new battalions of Indian Reserve Police in Jammu and Kashmir. Singh said this while addressing a gathering of victims of cross-border shelling camping in relief camps set up by administration in Nowshera area of Rajouri district. “We have ordered raising of five new battalions of IRP ...

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BJP-PDP govt has brought Jammu and Kashmir back to 1990s chaos


Srinagar, Sept 11: Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad tonight said the PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir and the NDA-led Centre had taken the state back to 1990s when the law and order situation was at its worst. “Since the BJP came to power in New Delhi and formed the coalition government with PDP in J&K, the situation has gone ...

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To boost tourism (in J&K), govt will undertake a special promotional drive: Rajnath


Srinagar, Sept 11: Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Monday appealed the tourists to come visit Kashmir and businesses to invest in the region. He said the union government will do whatever it can to promote tourism in Kashmir. “To boost tourism, Centre will undertake a special promotional drive…,” he said. Rajnath Singh reiterated his commitment to meet every stakeholder in ...

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Narendra Modi condemns attacks by Rohingya Muslims on Myanmar Army


New Delhi, Sept 10: Indian PM Narendra Modi condemned a series of coordinated attacks by suspected Rohingya militants on Myanmar troops and police on August 25, but did not comment on the subsequent violence against the Rohingya and their mass exodus. Fleeing Rohingya accuse the security forces of mass killings and rapes and the burning of hundreds of villages. Myanmar does ...

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