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Kupwara, Mar 25: National Conference (NC) leader Muhammad Akbar Lone has said that he will be abusing those who hurl abuses at Pakistan. "The other side of this is a Muslim country, it should remain prosperous and successful. Our friendship with them should intensify. India and Pakistan should have a...
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Peoples’ Movement (JKPM) under the leadership of Dr Shah Faesal launched it’s Public Reach-out’ campaign starting from the frontier district, Kupwara to understand the people’s grievances, demands and problems. The spokesman said that in its first public reach-out, JKPM team visited various villages and held interactions...
Hitting out at the Opposition and Congress in particular over questioning the air strikes inside Pakistan after Pulwama terror attack, Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman Sunday said the BJP government gave freedom to the armed forces to act and they delivered. Not respecting armed forces, but to bring them to shame to make them kneel down to their interests...
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Sunday claimed that if the BJP forms the next government at the Centre, Narendra Modi will become prime minister of the country forever as there will be no election after the 2019 polls. Virtually seeking to stoke fears of an impending end of democracy in the country, Kejriwal alleged that the Modi government is...
The sluggish pace of two big-ticket projects dedicated to Chhatrapati Shivaji and Dalit icon B R Ambedkar in and around Mumbai may leave the BJP ill at ease in Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra, according to observers. The work to build the tallest statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji in the Arabian Sea off the Mumbai coast is yet to take off,...
The Lok Janshakti Party, an NDA ally, on Saturday dismissed the SP-BSP tie-up in Uttar Pradesh as opportunistic and challenged Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati to declare a Muslim as the chief ministerial candidate in the assembly polls there. Both SP and BSP care only for their own interests. They have joined hands in the name of...
The BJP on Saturday appointed Union minister Uma Bharti, who has decided not to contest the Lok Sabha polls, its national vice-president. Bharti, who represents Jhansi in the Lok Sabha, was brought in as a senior office bearer after she conveyed to the BJP leadership her wish to not contest...
The Shiv Sena Saturday said L K Advani would remain the "tallest leader" of the BJP irrespective of his poll presence, two days after the party nominated its chief Amit Shah from Gandhinagar, a seat represented by the BJP patriarch. In an editorial in the party mouthpiece "Saamana", the Sena said Shah contesting in place of Advani is politically translated as the...
Srinagar, March 23: The Centre has banned separatist Yasin Malik's Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. The outfit has been banned for alleged promotion of secessionist activities in Jammu and Kashmir. "Central government has today declared Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (Yasin Malik faction) as...
Jammu: After several days of negotiations with the Congress which showed all elements of one-upmanship, the National Conference finally appears to have succumbed to the pressure as it could get only one clean seat to contest out of six Lok Sabha constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir. On Monday the National...