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Kartarpur Corridor: MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar says Pakistan showed inflexibility during talks, gave unfavourable responses to issue of charging fee
India

Kartarpur Corridor: MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar says Pakistan showed inflexibility during talks, gave unfavourable responses to issue of charging fee

Pakistan showed inflexibility in talks on the Kartarpur corridor, gave unfavourable responses on issues of charging a service fee, the Ministry of External Affairs said.

Centre will expel all illegal immigrants from country, says Amit Shah during Assam visit; insists laws specific to region won't be touched
India

Centre will expel all illegal immigrants from country, says Amit Shah during Assam visit; insists laws specific to region won't be touched

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has not been consigned to oblivion and will be brought again, Home Minister Amit Shah said on Monday

'Won’t touch Article 371’, Amit Shah, during Assam visit, reassures North East Council over special status law
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'Won’t touch Article 371’, Amit Shah, during Assam visit, reassures North East Council over special status law

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that the Centre will not touch Article 371 which grants special provisions to the North East.

Month after abrogation of Article 370, 10 Union ministries join hands for development of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh
India

Month after abrogation of Article 370, 10 Union ministries join hands for development of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh

Around 10 Union ministries joined hands to speed up development work in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh

India, Pakistan agree on visa-free travel by Indian pilgrims via Kartarpur Corridor, stop short of finalising deal over visitor fee
India

India, Pakistan agree on visa-free travel by Indian pilgrims via Kartarpur Corridor, stop short of finalising deal over visitor fee

India and Pakistan agreed on visa-free travel by Indian pilgrims to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib using the Kartarpur corridor but stopped short of finalising an agreement on the cross-border route.

Kartarpur corridor: Third round of talks ends without agreement; Pakistan insisting on service fee, say sources
India

Kartarpur corridor: Third round of talks ends without agreement; Pakistan insisting on service fee, say sources

Sources also added that Pakistan showed unwillingness to allow the presence of Indian Consular or Protocol officials at the Gurdwara premises at Kartarpur.

Amit Shah holds meet with CMs of Naxal-affected states, says Centre committed to uproot Left-Wing Extremism
India

Amit Shah holds meet with CMs of Naxal-affected states, says Centre committed to uproot Left-Wing Extremism

The Centre and the Naxalism-affected states on Monday resolved to jointly fight the Left Wing Extremism, with Home Minister Amit Shah declaring that the Maoists are against the idea of democracy.

Jammu and Kashmir after Articles 370 and 35a: A look at what happened over the past three weeks
India

Jammu and Kashmir after Articles 370 and 35a: A look at what happened over the past three weeks

Kashmir, being the tense, conflict-induced zone that it is today, witnessed a series of events that unfolded over the past three weeks. Here is a timeline of all those events, right from the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A.

Kashmir's Pulwama and Shopian tense despite thin troop presence; arrests of several youths spark public anger
India

Kashmir's Pulwama and Shopian tense despite thin troop presence; arrests of several youths spark public anger

The town of Pulwama remained shut, and security forces were seen patrolling on the main roads.

Kashmir after Article 370: Death of a civilian, detention of youths fuel fear and loathing in Valley
India

Kashmir after Article 370: Death of a civilian, detention of youths fuel fear and loathing in Valley

The Valley has remained under lockdown with both cellphones and landlines blocked and internet access suspended.

Narendra Modi govt launches drive against 'subversive' NGOs to tackle dangers of suspicious foreign investments
India

Narendra Modi govt launches drive against 'subversive' NGOs to tackle dangers of suspicious foreign investments

A senior official privy to the development said that officials are treating the challenges posed by these NGOs as 'fourth generation warfare', as he termed it.

Centre dismisses Kashmir protests after Article 370 as 'stray incidents' but rising number of pellet injuries tells a different tale
India

Centre dismisses Kashmir protests after Article 370 as 'stray incidents' but rising number of pellet injuries tells a different tale

Twenty year old, Suhail Basheer Mir, has been left with a blurred vision after he was hit by a volley of pellets fired by the government forces in Rainwari area of Srinagar last Friday during a demonstration against the revocation of Article 370

Days after calling reports of unrest in Srinagar's Soura 'fabricated', MHA admits to incident, but maintains no bullets were fired
India

Days after calling reports of unrest in Srinagar's Soura 'fabricated', MHA admits to incident, but maintains no bullets were fired

Days after calling reports of protests and violence in Srinagar 'fabricated and incorrect', the Ministry of Home Affairs wrote on Twitter on Tuesday that 'miscreants mingled with people returning home after prayers at a local mosque' in Soura

Blast at Russian missile testing site: Radiation levels up to 16 times the norm at nearby town, says country's weather service
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Blast at Russian missile testing site: Radiation levels up to 16 times the norm at nearby town, says country's weather service

Radiation levels were up to 16 times the norm in a nearby town after an explosion at a Russian missile testing site, the national weather service said.

J&K Reservation (Second Amendment) Bill to be introduced in RS today: Proposed law extends provision on 10% EWS quota to state
India

J&K Reservation (Second Amendment) Bill to be introduced in RS today: Proposed law extends provision on 10% EWS quota to state

Only days earlier, during the course of the ongoing session of Parliament, the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed by the legislature.

Indian Army asks Pakistan to take back bodies after foiled infiltration attempt amid high security alert in Jammu and Kashmir
India

Indian Army asks Pakistan to take back bodies after foiled infiltration attempt amid high security alert in Jammu and Kashmir

Indian Army has offered Pakistan Army to take over the dead bodies of Border Action Team army regulars and terrorists. Pakistan Army has been offered to approach with a white flag to take over the bodies, but are yet to respond said the Indian Army.

Parliament approves amendment to UAPA; four-stage scrutiny will ensure human rights aren't violated, says Amit Shah
India

Parliament approves amendment to UAPA; four-stage scrutiny will ensure human rights aren't violated, says Amit Shah

While Lok Sabha had passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019 (UAPA Bill) that seeks to amend the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 on 24 July, Rajya Sabha approved it after rejecting an Opposition-sponsored motion to send it to Select Committee.

Death of Kerala man who joined Islamic State points to dangerous trend; fake currency, narcotics fueling terrorism
India

Death of Kerala man who joined Islamic State points to dangerous trend; fake currency, narcotics fueling terrorism

Men and women primarily from Kerala seeking to join the Islamic State is something that has been occurring more or less under the radar of media coverage.

Speculations rife in Kashmir over future of Article 35A as BJP calls urgent meeting; statements of regional leaders fuel panic
India

Speculations rife in Kashmir over future of Article 35A as BJP calls urgent meeting; statements of regional leaders fuel panic

The deployment of additional security forces has been hyped to create a fear psychosis among people in Kashmir.

Significant drop in stone pelting in J&K between 2016 and 2019; improvement after Governor's Rule, says home ministry
India

Significant drop in stone pelting in J&K between 2016 and 2019; improvement after Governor's Rule, says home ministry

There has been a marked improvement in the security scenario in Jammu and Kashmir since the imposition of Governor's rule on 19 June, 2018, said an official of the home ministry.