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LIVE! PIL filed in SC against government funding to separatists

11:41  Modi appoints 4 ministers to brief media on Kashmir unrest: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Anath Kumar to brief the media about the government’s efforts to bring peace to troubled Kashmir. The development comes after the one-sides news presentation after Read More

Separatists snub members of all-party delegation who went to visit them

While the delegation, led by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, met mainstream sections, five members of the group broke away to meet the separatists. Four MPs — Communist Party of India-Marxist’s General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, CPI leader D Raja, Janata Dal-United’s Sharad Yadav and Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Jay Prakash Narayan — went to meet hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani at Read More

Rajnath says Kashmiri separatists do not believe in ‘insaniyat’

A day after Hurriyat leaders snubbed members of the all-party delegation who reached out to them, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the behaviour of the separatists shows they do not believe in ‘Kashmiriyat‘, ‘Insaniyat‘ and ‘Jamooriyat‘. Addressing a press conference on the second day of the delegation’s visit, Singh said he was confident that peace will be restored Read More

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Separatists reject Jammu-Kashmir CM Mehbooba’s invitation for talks

Separatists on Sunday rejected Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s invitation to them for meeting with all-party delegation, terming such a measure as “deceitful” and insisting that it cannot be an alternative to a “transparent agenda-based dialogue to address the core issue”. A day after Mehbooba invited separatists in her capacity as Peoples Democratic Party chief, separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Read More

Separatists snub members of all-party delegation who went to visit them

Adopting a tough stance, separatists on Sunday rebuffed attempts by five opposition MPs to talk to them even as an all-party parliamentary delegation explored ways to end the 56-day-old unrest by holding discussions with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and some other mainstream leaders. During the first day of its visit, the delegation met about 200 members in about 30 delegations Read More