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 Kashmir Age

UN says no evidence that its observers were targeted along LoC

UN says no evidence that its observers were targeted along LoC

NEW DELHI: After Pakistan claimed that United Nations Military Observers group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) narrowly escaped a firing incident as Indian troops targeted their vehicle while they were visiting the areas along the Pakistani side of Line of Control (LoC), UN has dismissed the claim. There was “no evidence” of them being targeted, […]

 KPS Multimedia Desk

Army officers have free hand in Kashmir, says Arun Jaitley 

Army officers have free hand in Kashmir, says Arun Jaitley 

  New Delhi: In a “war-like zone” it is best left to the army officers to decide how to deal with the situation instead of consulting politicians, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday, referring to an Indian Army officer involved in a human shield incident in Jammu and Kashmir. Asked about the situation in […]

 Kashmir Age

Triple talaq not desirable form of marriage dissolution: Supreme Court

Triple talaq not desirable form of marriage dissolution: Supreme Court

  New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday said the practice of triple talaq was the “worst” and “not desirable” form of dissolution of marriages among Muslims, even though there were schools of thought which termed it as “legal”. There are “school of thoughts (which) say that triple talaq is legal, but it is the […]

 Kashmir Age

EVMs can’t be tampered with: EC at all party meet

EVMs can’t be tampered with: EC at all party meet

  New Delhi: The Election Commission on Friday assured all political parties that EVMs were secured and could not be tampered with. “The Chief Election Commissioner assured the reliability of the EVMs and asserted they were secured and cannot be tampered with,” said JD(U) leader K.C, Tyagi who left the all party meeting midway for […]

 Kashmir Age

Is triple talaq fundamental to Islam, Supreme Court asks

Is triple talaq fundamental to Islam, Supreme Court asks

  New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday heard a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of “triple talaq” and to know whether it was fundamental to Islam. “We are going to decide the validity of triple talaq,” said Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, heading a Constitution bench. He asked the parties concerned to […]

 Kashmir Age

Sharif, Modi may meet, back channel links on

Sharif, Modi may meet, back channel links on

New Delhi: Sartaj Aziz, the Advisor to Sharif, said that a meeting between the two leaders cannot be ruled out on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit next month in Kazakhstan. But it was too early to speak about such a meeting, the Nation newspaper quoted him as saying on Wednesday. “Pakistan […]

 Kashmir Age

‘Provocative statements’ by India will vitiate environment, says Pakistan

‘Provocative statements’ by India will vitiate environment, says Pakistan

  Islamabad: A day after India asserted that the mutilation of soldiers’ bodies was carried out with the active participation of the Pakistani Army, Islamabad today warned that ‘provocative statements’ by New Delhi will further vitiate the regional environment. According to Radio Pakistan, reacting to Defence Minister Arun Jaitley’s remarks, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria […]

 Kashmir Age

We have enough proof that Pak Army mutilated our soldiers: India

We have enough proof that Pak Army mutilated our soldiers: India

  New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday said that that they have enough proof that the Pakistan Army was involved in the killing and mutilation of two Indian soldiers along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier, the MEA summoned the Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit and lodged a protest […]

 Kashmir Age

Free and vibrant press vital for democracy: Modi

Free and vibrant press vital for democracy: Modi

  New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday pitched for a “free and vibrant press” and said it is “vital for democracy”. He said this on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day. In a tweet, he said it “is a day to reiterate our unwavering support towards” the press. “In today’s day and […]

 Kashmir Age

Governor meets Rajnath Singh in New Delhi

Governor meets Rajnath Singh in New Delhi

  New Delhi: Amid the continuing unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, Governor N N Vohra today met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed the issues concerning the state with him. During the 40-minute meeting, Singh and Vohra reviewed the ground situation in the valley and the steps taken to control it. Issues like “infiltration from […]