kashmir issue

Jammu parties boycott former interlocutors


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 2 (IANS) Jammu-centric political parties are boycotting the meeting with former interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir who are touring the state to get feedback on their report ... Read more...

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Indira Gandhi confidante P.N. Dhar dead


July 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Well-known economist and principal secretary to prime minister Indira Gandhi in the 1970s, Prithvi Nath Dhar died here Thursday.Dhar, 94, died of old-age related ... Read more...

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RSS to burn copy of Kashmir interlocutors report


July 17th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) will burn copies of the Jammu and Kashmir interlocutors' "dangerous" report across the country soon, a senior leader said here Tuesday.RSS ... Read more...

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Pakistan to continue support to Kashmir cause: Ashraf (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) Pakistan would continue its support to the people of Kashmir till the resolution of the issue, said Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Thursday, a day when ... Read more...

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Pakistan to continue support to Kashmir cause: PM


July 6th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) The government would continue its support to the people of Kashmir till the resolution of the issue, said Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Thursday, a ... Read more...

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India ups pressure on Pakistan over Jindal, no dossier shared (Roundup)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) India Wednesday asserted that the interrogation of 26/11 plotter Abu Jindal Hamza had "confirmed" that the terror attack was controlled from Pakistan, even as ... Read more...

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Separatists push Pakistan on Kashmir, divided on dialogue (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A day before the foreign secretary-level talks, separatists Tuesday met Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani and pitched for putting the Kashmir issue at the ... Read more...

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India to share Jindal evidence, Pakistan to pitch Kashmir (Roundup)


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A day before talks, India Tuesday prepared to share a dossier on 26/11 plotter Abu Jindal's links with Pakistani state actors even as Pakistan's ... Read more...

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India to share Jindal evidence, Pakistan reverts to Kashmir (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A day before talks, Pakistan Tuesday sought to renew the focus on the Kashmir issue with its foreign secretary meeting the state's separatist leaders ... Read more...

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The Simla accord — 40 years later


July 1st, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A midnight summit between Indira Gandhi and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Bhutto pleading with Gandhi to free 93,000 Pakistani prisoners of war, a failed Kashmir ... Read more...

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Now India-China model for India-Pakistan ties?


April 8th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) In a potential paradigm shift in bilateral ties, Pakistan Sunday agreed with India to adopt the "India-China model" in negotiating their sensitive relationship, which ... Read more...

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Post 26/11, a chronicle of India-Pakistan meetings


April 8th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
A chronology of key meetings between Indian and Pakistani leaders after the Nov 26, 2008 Mumbai terror carnage that caused a nearly two-year long deep freeze in the ties between ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan should focus on non-Kashmir issues: Sartaj Aziz (Interview)


March 11th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Sartaj Aziz, a former Pakistani foreign and finance minister, says India and Pakistan should focus on resolving "doable non-Kashmir issues" like Siachen and Sir Creek ... Read more...

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Help Pakistani Kashmiris’ ‘freedom struggle’, India urged


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) There is simmering discontent among Pakistani Kashmiris against Islamabad's misrule, activists from the region said Wednesday, urging India to shun its "defensive" Kashmir policy."Azad Kashmir ... Read more...

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Pakistan doesn’t want war with India on Kashmir: Gilani


February 6th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Pakistan and India have fought four wars on the Kashmir issue but can't afford any more in "this 21st century", Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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Pakistan committed to constructive ties with India: Gilani


January 19th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan is committed to a constructive, sustained and result-oriented process of engagement with India, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday.Islamabad wants a just, peaceful ... Read more...

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British Kashmiri group opposes MFN status to India


January 13th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) A Kashmiri group based in Britain -- the Tehreek-e-Kashmir UK -- has opposed granting of "Most Favoured Nation" (MFN) status by Pakistan to India, a media ... Read more...

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Omar lashes out at separatists’ ‘hooliganism’


December 15th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, usually known for his soft words for the separatists, Thursday lashed out at them, accusing them of indulging in ... Read more...

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ISI spy claims he was in regular touch with Indian officials


December 12th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) Admitted Pakistani spy Ghulam Nabi Fai has claimed that he was in regular touch with Indian cabinet ministers and Indian embassy officials here over the ... Read more...

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MFN to India step in the right direction: Pakistani daily


November 4th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Pakistan's decision to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India is a step in the right direction as this country "really needs greater harmony in ... Read more...

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Sardar Patel would have liberated Pakistani Kashmir: Chouhan


November 1st, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 31 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Monday said that had the Kashmir issue been in the hands of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the portion of Kashmir ... Read more...

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Politics ain’t cricket: Pakistani leader on Imran rally


October 31st, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) "Politics is not cricket," a leader of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) said after the huge turnout at a rally addressed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ... Read more...

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Government trying to scuttle our movement: Bedi


October 29th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Team Anna key member Kiran Bedi alleged the government was trying to render "futile" their fight against corruption as the core committee met Saturday with ... Read more...

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IAC meets Saturday as demand for new core group crops up


October 28th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Several prominent members of India Against Corruption (IAC), including N. Santosh Hegde, Medha Patkar and Anna Hazare himself, will be absent from the forum's ... Read more...

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Continue dialogue with Pakistan, Omar urges centre


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday urged the central government to continue dialogue with Pakistan for a "permanent solution to the Kashmir ... Read more...

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Gaddafi antagonised India with Kashmir remarks


October 20th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India has been scaling up its relations with Libya over the years, largely driven by energy interests, but its long-standing ruler Muammar Gaddafi, who ... Read more...

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By-poll results Monday; all eyes on Hisar amid Hazare’s ‘maun vrat’


October 16th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Results of the by-polls to the Hisar Lok Sabha seat and to five assembly seats will be out Monday as attention is focused on ... Read more...

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Disappointed, say Kashmiris to interlocutors’ report


October 15th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Meaningful autonomy, speedy development and a massive economic package...central interlocutors may have suggested all this as a balm for insurgency-hit Jammu and Kashmir, but common ... Read more...

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Sack Bhushan in 24 hours, Shiv Sena tells Team Anna


October 14th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Friday demanded that Team Anna "sack" senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan for his "anti-India remarks" within 24 hours, a party official said.Party spokesperson ... Read more...

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India rebuffs Pakistan’s “unwarranted” attempt to raise Kashmir at UN


October 11th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 11 (IANS) India has rebuffed as "unwarranted and irrelevant" a Pakistani attempt to raise the Kashmir issue during a debate in the Special Political and Decolonisation Committee ... Read more...

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We will address people’s aspirations: Kashmir interlocutors


September 21st, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) The recommendations of the interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir will address the political, social and cultural aspirations of the people without disrupting the identity of the ... Read more...

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‘China has changed its Kashmir policy’


September 15th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Beijing does not treat Islamabad as its equal, rued a Pakistani professor who noted that China has changed its Kashmir policy and now supports a negotiated ... Read more...

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McCain lauds improving security in Jammu and Kashmir (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Fresh from a visit to Jammu and Kashmir, US Senator John McCain Thursday said he was "encouraged" to see peace and security returning to ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan talk, hope for peaceful ties (Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday said he looked forward to forging "a peaceful and cooperative relationship" with Pakistan and underlined the need for ... Read more...

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Kashmir must join India-Pakistan dialogue: Separatists (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leaders met Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar here Tuesday evening, asserting their stated position that their inclusion in the peace process ... Read more...

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