Pakistan Administered Kashmir remains a thorn in our flesh: Air Chief
September 1, 2016

New Delhi: Lamenting that air power was not used in earlier wars, Chief of Air staff Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha today said Pakistan administered Kashmir (Pak) was still “a thorn in our flesh”. The strong comments from the IAF Chief came at a function here, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called the PaK an integral part of Jammu and Kashmir with illegal occupation of India’s.

Petrol hiked by Rs 3.38/litre, diesel by Rs 2.67
August 31, 2016

New Delhi: Amid the recent fluctuation in global oil prices, state-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Wednesday announced an increase in the prices of transport fuels petrol by Rs 3.38 a litre and diesel by Rs 2.67 per litre effective from midnight — both at Delhi, with corresponding increase in other states. “During the current fortnight, crude oil prices in the international.

Citizens should be allowed to protest without fear of being JAILED: John Kerry
August 31, 2016

Srinagar | (PTK): Making a strong pitch for the right to dissent, the visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday said that people should be allowed to protest in peace.
“We have to respect the rights of all our citizens irrespective of creed and allow them to protest in peace without fear that they will be jailed,” said Kerry, in an address to students.

Over 34,600 Rape Cases In India; Delhi Tops Among Union Territories
August 31, 2016

NEW DELHI:  Over 34,600 cases of rape have been reported across the country last year with Madhya Pradesh and Delhi topping the infamous list of states and union territories respectively. A total of 34,651 rape cases were reported in India in 2015. Among these, in 33,098 cases the offenders were known to the victims, as per National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data. The rape victims were among the.

Sadhvi Prachi calls J&K CM Mehbooba a Pakistani; attacks Centre over special package
August 31, 2016

New Delhi | (PTK): Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Sadhvi Prachi triggered yet another controversy by unleashing a scathing attack on Mehbooba Mufti by calling her a Pakistani supporter. Mehbooba to apne mehboob ke saath Pakistan chali jayengi aur BJP dekhti reh jayegi.” While speaking to the media in Haridwar, she criticised the Centre for giving a special package to Kashmir and says, “Pakistan.

Rajnath led All Party Delegation to reach Kashmir on Sep 4
August 30, 2016

Srinagar | (PTK): An all-party delegation which will be led by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Jammu and Kashmir on September 4. The delegation is expected to interact with a cross section of people as part of efforts to bring peace in the Valley. Reportedly, the home minister had an hour-long meeting with BJP president Amit Shah, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and minister.

Time to address Kashmir crisis with India: NRKs write to John Kerry
August 30, 2016

New Delhi | (PTK): Non Resident Kashmiris from United States of America (USA) have addressed a letter to Secretary of U.S. Department of State John Kerry on the occasion of his visit to India. NRKs on behalf of the suffering people of Kashmir have called upon John Kerry to utilize his authority to convince the Indian government, during his visit to New Delhi, to turn to the path of.

Home Minister approves many ‘non-lethal’ weapons for Kashmir
August 30, 2016

Srinagar: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs Rajnath Singh has approved a number of non-lethal mechanisms for mob control in the Kashmir valley, sources said on Tuesday. Singh according to sources will make an announcement at all-party delegation led by him on September 4. Sources said, “The panel set up on the instructions of Home Minister Rajnath Singh recommended the use of chilli-pepper.

Rajnath may lead all-party team to Kashmir on September 4
August 29, 2016

Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh is likely to lead the all-party delegation which will visit Jammu and Kashmir on September 4 even as the state continues to be on edge. The HM reviewed the situation with top BJP and government functionaries here. Singh went into a huddle with BJP President Amit Shah, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Minister of State in the PMO Jitendra Singh.

Rajnath, Amit Shah, Jaitley discuss Kashmir situation
August 28, 2016

Srinagar: As Jammu and Kashmir continues to be on edge, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed the situation in the state with top BJP and government functionaries. The Home Minister went into a huddle with BJP President Amit Shah, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Minister of State in the PMO Jitendra Singh and discussed with them the prevailing situation in the Kashmir Valley. The.