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World leaders pay tributes to Indian lea

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IBNS): Several foreign leaders shared their memories and paid tributes to former Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who passed away on Tuesday in Delhi.

07-Aug-2019
Assam BJP pays tribute to Sushma Swaraj,

Guwahati, Aug 7 (IBNS): Assam BJP has paid tribute to former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who passed away the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after suffering a cardiac arrest on Tuesday night.

07-Aug-2019
Assam : Hospital denies ambulance, man c

Guwahati, Aug 7 (IBNS): In a shocking incident, a 60-year-old man was forced to carry his dead wife body on his shoulders from a government run hospital in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district after he was allegedly denied ambulance service.

07-Aug-2019
Pakistan tastes own medicine, posters in

Islamabad, Aug 7 (IBNS): Pakistan, which has been backing militancy in Jammu and Kashmir, got a taste of its own medicine on Tuesday when much similar to the ones by the separatist groups were doing in India, posters in favour of India's establishment of control in Balochistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) appeared in capital Islamabad after India abrogated Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

07-Aug-2019
Abrogation of Article 370: Peace and nor

Srinagar, Aug 7 (IBNS): Kashmir Valley remained peaceful and normalcy prevailed all over though there were fears of unrest since the state lost its special status after the Centre scrapped Articles 370 and 35A on Monday.

07-Aug-2019
PM Modi turns emotional while paying res

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned emotional on Wednesday while paying his tribute to the mortal remains of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who passed away last night.

07-Aug-2019
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina condoles Sus

Dhaka, Aug 7 (IBNS): At a time when India is mourning the death of Sushma Swaraj, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina also condoled the demise of the former External Affiars Minister.

07-Aug-2019
Sushma Swaraj's last rites to be perform

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IBNS): The last rites of ex-External Affairs Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj, whose demise left the nation shocked on Tuesday, will be held on Wednesday.

07-Aug-2019
Sushma Swaraj (1952-2019): She loved and

As an external affairs minister of India, Sushma Swaraj lived under the shadow of Narendra Modi owing to the latter's larger than life presence in the country's foreign policy and worldwide engagements that entailed an abundance of travels.

06-Aug-2019
India mourns the 'sudden' demise of Sush

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): Several prominent Indian leaders and politicians mourned the sudden demise of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who earned accolades from Indians both within the nation and abroad for her prompt as well as abled performance as the country's foreign minister, on Tuesday night.

06-Aug-2019
Glorious chapter of Indian politics come

New Delhi, Aug 5 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condoled the demise of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and said a glorious chapter in Indian politics comes to an end.

06-Aug-2019
Former External Affairs Minister Sushma

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS); Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who had earned accolades from Indians both within the nation and abroad for her prompt responses to people in distress as the country's foreign minister, passed away on Tuesday, a condolence tweet by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi confirmed.

06-Aug-2019
Consumer Protection Bill, 2019 gets Parl

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): The Parliament on Tuesday gave its nod to the landmark Consumer Protection Bill, 2019 which aims to protect the rights of consumers by establishing authorities for timely and effective administration and settlement of consumers’ dispute.

06-Aug-2019
Congress divided on Kashmir issue, Jyoti

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): As the Parliament passed the Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Bill which bifurcates the state and proposed the formation of a new "Union Territory of Ladakh” while scrapping its special status, Congress continues to remain divided on the issue with party leader Jyotiraditya M. Scindia on Tuesday announcing that he supports the Centre's decision on the same.

06-Aug-2019
India refuses to reply to Chinese spokes

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): As the Parliament passes the Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Bill which bifurcates the state and proposes the formation of a new "Union Territory of Ladakh”, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on Tuesday refused to reply to Chinese spokesperson on the "internal matter concerning the territory of India."

06-Aug-2019
Mamata's reaction to BJP-led Centre's Ka

Kolkata, Aug 6 (IBNS): Hitting out at Mamata Banerjee, CPI-M leader Mohammed Salim on Tuesday said the West Bengal Chief Minister's reaction to the entire issue of scrapping of Articles 370, 35A and detaining former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers- Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti- is the most innocuous submission in her four-decade long political career.

06-Aug-2019
LS passes J&K Reorganisation Bill, Amit

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): After the Upper House clearance, the Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the contentious bill to bifurcate the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories.

06-Aug-2019
NSA Ajit Doval meets J&K Governor in Sri

Srinagar, Aug 6 (UNI/IBNS) Ajit Doval, National Security Advisor, on Tuesday met Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan here.

06-Aug-2019
External Affairs Minister S Jaishakar to

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar will be travelling to China from 11-13 August 2019, officials said. 

06-Aug-2019
Forming Ladakh a Union Territory is Indi

Colombo, Aug 6 (IBNS):  Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday described Indian government's decision to create Ladakh as its 'internal' matter.

06-Aug-2019
Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah corner NC lawma

New Delhi, Aug 6 (UNI) The Treasury bench led by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday sought to corner Anantnag lawmaker Hasnain Masoodi from Jammu and Kashmir when the National Conference MP said that Late Syama Prasad Mookerjee had also endorsed Article 370.

06-Aug-2019
JNU student alleged rape : DCW issues no

New Delhi, Aug 6 (UNI) Taking suo-moto cognizance of the alleged rape of the 21 year old JNU student by a cab driver , the Delhi Commission for Women on Tuesday issued a notice to the Delhi Police and sought details of the probe in the matter.

06-Aug-2019
Akhilesh Yadav ridicules Shah's claim th

New Delhi, Aug 6 (UNI) Samajwadi Party on Tuesday strongly opposed the government's Kashmir policy vis-a-vis Article 370 and said the Centre's claim that the state was consulted was not true.

06-Aug-2019
BJP MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal thanks Na

New Delhi, Aug 6 (UNI/IBNS) The enthusiasm generated in Ladakh region after announcement of the resolution to create a separate Union Territory echoed in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday as young BJP lawmaker from the region Jamyang Tsering Namgyal thanked the government for the initiative.

06-Aug-2019
Pakistan violates ceasefire on LOC in Po

Jammu, Aug 6 (UNI) Pakistan Army on Tuesday violated the ceasefire by firing unprovoked along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

06-Aug-2019
I was detained in my house: Farooq Abdul

Srinagar, Aug 6 (IBNS): Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah has said that he was detained in his house, contradicting Union Home Minister Amit Shah's remark on the issue of detention of the mainstream Kashmiri leader.

06-Aug-2019
After Modi government's major move on Ka

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): A day after the Indian government took major decisions in connection with Kashmir by scrapping Article 370 and Article 35A, a fresh hashtag '#BalochistanIsNotPakistan' is currently trending on Twitter.

06-Aug-2019
Security in place for peace in J&K: Indi

Srinagar, Aug 6 (UNI) Necessary security arrangements have been put in place to ensure peace and security in Jammu and Kashmir, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh said a day after the government scrapped Article 370, which granted special status to the state.

06-Aug-2019
Gujarat police recovers Rs 99.97 lac in

Surat, Aug 6 (UNI) Gujarat Police on Tuesday recovered over Rs 99.97 lakh in scrapped currency notes from a bus passenger.

06-Aug-2019
Benefits will now reach Kashmir: Mayawat

Lucknow, Aug 6 (UNI) Welcoming repeal of Article 370 of the Constitution which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati on Tuesday expressed hope that people of J&K can now taste the fruits of Centre's schemes and policies.

06-Aug-2019
Pakistan: Joint Parliament session under

Islamabad, Aug 6 (IBNS):  A joint session of Parliament is currently going on in Pakistan to discuss the current situation of Jammu and Kashmir following the PM Narendra Modi-led government's move of scrapping the Article 35 A and Article 370.

06-Aug-2019
Nobody can stop Parliament from making l

New Delhi, Aug 6 (UNI) The government on Tuesday asserted that Jammu and Kashmir was very much an integral part of India and nobody can stop Parliament from bringing in any legislation or resolution on that part of the country.

06-Aug-2019
Rahul Gandhi demands immediate release o

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday demanded for the immediate release of the mainstream Kashmiri leaders likes former Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti.

06-Aug-2019
Amid rift in Congress over Article 370,

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): In what is seen as a major faux pas in Parliament on behalf of the Congress, Lok Sabha leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury raised a question on whether Jammu and Kashmir is an internal matter of the country leading to a heated argument with Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

06-Aug-2019
Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti are not te

Kolkata, Aug 6 (IBNS): Breaking her silence over the preventive detention of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers- Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti- West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the two mainstream politicians are not terrorists.

06-Aug-2019
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Amit Shah exchan

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): Embarrassing his party, Congress Lok Sabha leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury raised a question on whether Jammu and Kashmir is an internal matter of the country leading to a heated argument with Union Home Minister Amit Shah in parliament.

06-Aug-2019
Pakistani drug cartels expand tentacles

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): The Indian authorities have recently seized over 1,100 kg of heroin in the subcontinent which left officials concerned as the activities of the Pakistan-based drug trafficking syndicates spread in the region extending from India to Sri Lanka to pump in the contraband in India and send the consignments to Europe through Indian subcontinent after crackdowns on the Central Asian and Balkan routes.

06-Aug-2019
Indo American Kashmir Forum (IAKF) welco

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): The Indo-American Kashmir Forum or IAKF, which was formed in 1991 to represent the socio-political voice of the Kashmiri Pandit community residing in the United States, has welcomed the Narendra Modi government's historic decision of doing away with Article 370 and the statehood of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcating it into two Union Territories, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

06-Aug-2019
Rahul Gandhi terms bifurcation of Jammu

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has termed the Narendra Modi government's historic step to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories as an "abuse of executive power" which will have "grave implications" on the "national security".

06-Aug-2019
Assam: Husband attacks mother of two chi

Guwahati, Aug 6 (IBNS): Within a month after the passage of the triple talaq bill in parliament, a Muslim woman in Assam’s Hojai district is now fighting with her life at hospital as she was attacked by her husband and his family members after she refused to accept triple talaq as her husband had left her as three divorces.

06-Aug-2019
After mediation fails, Supreme Court beg

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): After the three-member mediation panel failed to resolve the politically-sensitive Ayodhya issue, the Supreme Court on Tuesday began its day-to-day hearing on the case pertaining to whether Ram temple can be built in the disputed land of Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya where Babri Masjid stood till 1992.

06-Aug-2019
J&K Situation: US government urges all p

Washington, Aug 6 (UNI) US Department of State spokesperson Morgan Ortagus on Monday urged all parties involved in the dispute over Jammu and Kashmir should maintain peace and stability along the line of control.

06-Aug-2019
Pakistan government summons Indian diplo

Moscow, Aug 6 (UNI) Unhappy with New Delhi's decision of abrogating Articles 370 and 35 A in the state of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, the Pakistani Ministry of External Affairs summoned the Indian high commissioner to the country and expressed a strong protest. 

06-Aug-2019
New Delhi: Fire breaks out at residentia

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS):  At least six people were killed as a fire broke out at a residential building in New Delhi's  Zakir Nagar area on Tuesday, media reports said.

06-Aug-2019
Lok Sabha is set to take up Jammu and Ka

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): The Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganisation) Bill 2019 is all set to be taken for consideration in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

06-Aug-2019
Narendra Modi calls Amit Shah's speech i

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday praised Union Home Minister Amit Shah's speech in the Rajya Sabha on the Kashmir issue and described it as 'extensive and insightful'.

06-Aug-2019
Himachal Pradesh issues high alert, seal

Shimla, Aug 5 (UNI) The Himachal Pradesh police issued a high alert to all security forces in the state, in the wake of abrogation of Article 370 from the state of Jammu and Kashmir, on Monday.

05-Aug-2019
Shia cleric supports abolishing of Artic

Lucknow, Aug 5 (IBNS/UNI) Prominent Shia cleric and Imam-e-Juma Lucknow Maulana Kalbe Jawwad has welcomed the abrogation of the Article 370 and 35A and the bifurcation of the Jammu and Kashmir into two Union territories.

05-Aug-2019
Two women devotees electrocuted, 20 inju

Sonebhadra, Aug 5 (UNI): Two women Kanwariya were electrocuted, while 20 others were injured after they came in contact with a high power line in Jugail area in Uttar Pradesh's Sonebhadra on Monday.

05-Aug-2019
Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah arrested a

Srinagar, Aug 5 (IBNS): Hours after Article 370 has been scrapped by the Centre, Jammu and Kashmir's former chief ministers Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah, who were placed under house arrest on late Sunday evening, have been formally arrested, media reports said.

05-Aug-2019
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