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Kashmiriyat demands return of Kashmiri Pandits to valley: PM Modi

SRINAGAR Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said his government was committed to facilitate the return of Kashmiri Pandits to their homes in the valley with full honour and safely. He was speaking while laying the foundation stone for transit accommodation for Kashmiri Pandit migrants at Ganderbal and Bandipora. “Kashmiriyat demands …

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Will break back of militancy in Kashmir valley: PM Modi in Srinagar

SRINAGAR Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that India will fight militancy in Jammu and Kashmir with all its might and “break the back of militancy”. Addressing an audience of people from different sections of the society at the Sher-e-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC), Modi said: “We will fight militancy in J&K with all our might. We shall …

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PM Modi inaugurates first-ever university in Ladakh

LEH Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday launched University of Ladakh, the first-ever varsity in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. The Jammu region has four universities besides an IIT and an IIMC, while the Kashmir Valley has three universities and a National Institute of Technology (NIT). After the inauguration, Modi said Ladakh now has first cluster university comprising …

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PM Modi has deceived Kashmiri Pandits: Owaisi

PUNE AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP government at the Centre of “deceiving” Kashmiri Pandits as they had failed to rehabilitate the community in the Valley. The Lok Sabha MP from Hyderabad was speaking on the ‘Demise of Secularism- The Future of Secularism’ at ‘Words Count’ festival here. He was being interviewed by Prafulla Ketkar, editor of …

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4 BJP men held for thrashing journalist in Chhattisgarh

RAIPUR Four BJP functionaries, including the Raipur district unit chief, were arrested for allegedly thrashing a local journalist at the party office here, police said on Sunday. BJP’s Raipur district president Rajeev Agrawal and three local office-bearers — Vijay Vyas, Utkarsh Trivedi and Deena Dongre — were arrested late Saturday night based on the First Information Report (FIR) lodged by journalist Suman Pandey, a local police …

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After Mirwaiz, Qureshi telephones Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Geelani; discusses Kashmir issue

ISLAMABAD/SRINAGAR In yet another provocative move, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi spoke to hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani and discussed the Kashmir issue, the Foreign Office said here on Sunday, days after he made a similar phone call to a separatist leader that angered India. The Foreign Office in a statement said that Qureshi and Geelani discussed about an international conference …

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