BJP’s unit in Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh will celebrate "Accession Day" of the state with the Union of India on October 26
The quality of the judicial decision that accepted the petition against the 49 intellectuals for their letter to the PM is in the spotlight. At the same time the Bihar police’s actions against the petitioner should be scrutinised.
Restrictions on these telecommunication services were imposed after the Centre, on August 5, abrogated Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir
Though there are constraints in the bilateral ties, through limited strategic and balance of power considerations, the India-China story could be much bigger than perceived.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang during his media briefing here on October 8 did not make any official announcement about Xi's visit to India.
Since the terrorists have not been able to carry out any major attack, the Pakistani agencies were trying hard to push as many terrorists as they can into Jammu and Kashmir.
The elections to 310 blocks will be held through ballot boxes
Other pleas include the one filed by a group of former defence officers and bureaucrats. They have also sought directions declaring the presidential orders of August 5 "unconstitutional, void and inoperative".
His three earlier bids to reach Srinagar had failed as he had been turned back from the airport by the authorities
The dossier reportedly notes that Abdullah has the potential to create public disorder within Srinagar district and other parts of the Kashmir Valley
India maintains that the Kashmir issue is bilateral and that no third party has any role to play in it
The government has kept up an accusatory line on Pakistan, alleging Pakistan’s retaliation is unfolding. The rhetoric is twin-pronged: One to deter Pakistan, and, two, to lay the ground for a military riposte against Pakistan in PoK if the need arises.
The latest video is a marked improvement from its earlier productions. It even has clear English subtitles to translate and describe what the chief Ayman al Zawahiri is talking about.
The most defining pan-Islamic rivalry has been that between the Persian power Iran and the Arabs mainly led by Sunni-majority Saudi Arabia
New Delhi has the political, economic and soft power heft to engage the Taliban. Doing so can help it socialise the Taliban, wean it away from Pakistan and get a foot in the door of the Afghan peace process. This will also enable India to balance the expanding role of China in the region’s dynamics.
China’s desire to keep India and Pakistan hyphenated from a political perspective remains as strong as ever—Beijing’s reactions and statements on Kashmir reflect that.
In normal times, an India-Russia bilateral summit would have passed off as a routine meet. However, a clear Russian support on Kashmir issue has made Narendra Modi’s Russia visit special. In return, Moscow may bag some big-ticket defence, nuclear and energy deals.
Tensions between India and Pakistan have escalated after New Delhi on August 5 revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status
At least 173 leaders from the National Conference, the J&K Peoples Democratic Party and the J&K People’s Conference could be released in phases, in the coming days
The apex court will review the constitutional validity of the government’s move to abrogate provisions of Article 370 that gave special status to J&K
Rahul Gandhi's reaction comes days after the Congress leader was accused by J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik of politicising the issue in Kashmir
The reorganisation is set to come into effect on October 31
Donald Trump’s engagement with the Kashmir issue has a lot to do with his need to secure Pakistan’s backing for his Afghanistan policy.
The IAF will initiate strong action against the guilty based on the report of the CoI
Since January 2019, the Taliban control has been widely reported to have increased