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JK Police stops journalists from attending Syed Ali Geelani`...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar: Security personnel deployed outside incarcerated Hurriyat Leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s residence in Srinagar Wednesday barred journalists from attending a press conference called by the former. Nearly 35 reporters and photographers had arrived in front of Geelani’s Hyderpora residence after they received an “official” email from his All Parties Hurriyat Conference (G) Tuesday evening inviting them for the press conference. Prior to this, no separatist leader had made an attempt...

Kashmir is Under Military Rule,NC Leader Akbar Lone apprecia...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar:National Conference leader and MP Akbar Lone has “appreciated” the role of Pakistan in raking up the Kashmir issue internationally and “putting pressure” on India, even as he said that his party must contest elections in Jammu and Kashmir. Wilayat Times reports that Senior Leader of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference and Member of Parliament Mohammad Akbar Lone told IANS in an interview that contesting elections has been compulsion in the past though “Kashmiris...

Pakistan PM Imran Khan will Make ‘Policy StatementR...

( Pakistan )

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan is going to make a “policy statement” on Kashmir on Friday during his public address at the PoK’s capital Muzaffarabad. Announcing this during his weekly media briefing here on Thursday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said Pakistan is ready for any third-party mediation to resolve the Kashmir dispute and asserted that the legality of the matter is based on international law. “Mediation offers (on Kashmir) are there but India...

Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind says Kashmir integral part of India,Supp...

( India )

New Delhi:Indian Famous Religious Muslim Organization Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind (JuH) on Thursday came out in support of the Narendra Modi led Government`s decision of scrapping provisions of Article 370, saying Kashmir is an “integral part” of the India and the welfare of people in the Valley lies in their integration with India. In the resolution passed in its annual general meeting held in Capital New Delhi, JuH rallied for a united India. “It is our belief that the welfare of the...

Scholars and People of Kashmir need to follow the path of As...

( Iran )

Tehran:World`s Prominent Shia Religious Authority Grand Ayatollah Hossein Noori Hamadani urged upon Scholar and people of Jammu and Kashmir to follow the path of Imam Hussain (A.S) and lead the movement for the safeguard of your land at yourselves. In a meeting with the delegation of Seminary Scholars and Students of Jammu & Kashmir including Ladakh at his office on 7th September 2019, Grand Ayatollah Noori Hamadani urged upon people of Jammu and Kashmir to follow the path of Imam Hussain (A.S)...

India’s space agency lost contact with spacecraft minu...

( India )

New Delhi:India’s Hopes To land on the moon have been dashed after its national space agency said it lost contact with a spacecraft just minutes before landing.India had hope to become the fourth country after the US, Russia and China, to successfully land on the moon. The country also aimed to be the first to land in the Southern Polar region, an area the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said was “completely unexplored”. “The Vikram lander descent was [going] as planned and normal...

Another IAS officer of Karnataka resigns for ‘ethical...

( India )

Bengaluru: S. Sasikanth Senthil, an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka on Friday, resigned from his post citing that he could no longer continue in office when the “fundamental building blocks of democracy were being compromised in an unprecedented manner”. Senthil is a 2009 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer. “I have taken this decision as I feel that it is unethical for me to continue as...

Govt says No to Muharram processions in Kashmir this year...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar:The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday said like previous years, no Muharram procession would be allowed this time too and all rituals are to be performed in respective Imam Baras or Shrines. Wilayat Times reports, a top government official said the administration would follow the past precedence and not allow any procession as these could be used by anti-social elements to trigger clashes with security forces. The official said Shia community have been conveyed to carry...

Kashmir based Activist Karar Hashmi backs Shehla Rashid,dema...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar: Kashmir based Socio-political activist Syed Karar Hashmi said that the Sedition charges against an Indian politician and activist Shehla Rashid will trigger a nationwide debate over freedom of expression and will bring thousands of activists onto the streets. In a Statement to Wilayat Times, Kashmir based Socio-political activist Syed Karar Hashmi said that
Shehla Rashid is a brave daughter of Kashmir, voice of voiceless and inspiration for lakhs across country, it takes courage to...

Jammu and Kashmir`s developments India’s internal matter, ...

( India )

New Delhi:Israel on Friday maintained that the developments in Jammu and Kashmir was India’s internal matter and as the biggest democracy it would deal with it in a democratic and peaceful way. “What happened in Jammu and Kashmir is within Indian border and India’s issue. As we know India is the biggest democracy, respects individual rights and rule of law…will deal with the issue in a democratic and peaceful way,” Israel Ambassador Ron Malka told a group of journalists responding to...