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File photo of J&K Pradesh Congress Committee President Ghulam Ahmad Mir | Twitter (@GAMIR_INC)

Will decide with central leadership about Gupkar Declaration, says J&K Congress

J&K Congress chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir was a signatory to Gupkar Declaration in August 2019 yet recently skipped two meetings of the alliance, which was given formal shape a week back.

J&K DGP says militants surrendering ‘when bullets are being fired’ is welcome development

J&K DGP Dilbag Singh appealed to youngsters who have picked up arms to give up the path of violence and return to the mainstream at a function in Zewan, Srinagar.
A market stands closed in Srinagar in view of the curfew imposed ahead of the anniversary of the scrapping of Article 370 on 5 August | Photo: ANI

Modi govt’s J&K land laws finally bring the emotional connect, missing since Article 370

All the unemployed political leaders of J&K who are shedding crocodile tears for the small and marginal farmers should explain what they did in the past 70-odd years for them.
The car in which the three BJP workers were travelling in when they were shot at | ANI | Twitter

3 BJP workers shot dead in J&K’s Kulgam, LeT outfit claims responsibility

Since June this year, eight BJP workers and leaders have died in a spate of targeted killings in Jammu & Kashmir.

Delhi urges Saudi Arabia to rectify bank note depicting India map without J&K

A new 20 Riyal currency bank note was released on 24 October to commemorate Saudi Arabia's presidency of organizing the G-20 summit, highlingting member countries.
Forest in Kashmir

12 laws repealed, 14 amended — what exactly changes under new land orders in J&K

Two central government orders Tuesday significantly allowed non-residents to own immoveable property in Jammu and Kashmir. Regional parties expressed widespread outrage.
Representational image for the National Investigation Agency | Photo: Twitter

‘Attempt to muzzle freedom of expression’ — J&K parties, journalists condemn NIA raids

The NIA conducted raids at 10 locations in Kashmir’s Srinagar and Bandipora districts, and searched premises of journalists, human rights activists and a separatist leader.
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‘Raising funds for charity, using them for terror’ — why NIA raided Kashmir NGOs & trusts

Those raided include Khurram Parvez, who runs the NGO JKCCS, his associates, and news agency AFP’s journalist Parvaiz Ahmad Bukhari.
The Dal Lake in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir

30 corporate heads set to visit J&K with career advice for youth, will discuss placements

The delegation is expected to attend a one-day workshop titled 'Youth Engagement and Outreach' on 31 October, will also interact with local business community.
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NIA raids trust, NGOs in Srinagar as it probes terror funding

According to the NIA, these NGOs were receiving money from undisclosed donors which was being used for funding terror activities.

On Camera

Erdogan’s assault on Macron is the height of cynicism

There was a time when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan didn’t see the West as Turkey’s enemy and even wanted to join the European Union.

Turkey waging new war of economic liberation, says Erdogan after country’s currency falls

Erogan's speech follows the Turkish lira weakening to a record low of 8.3849 per dollar on Friday.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets his US counterpart Mark Esper at his office in South Block Monday | Twitter | @rajnathsingh

Here is why US changed Rajnath Singh’s statement on ‘reckless aggression’ by China

Both the US State and Defense departments have added footnotes to the transcripts they released on Rajnath Singh’s remarks at 2+2. The State Department has also updated the text.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

5 reasons for the crisis in global Islam

If tens of crores of Muslims across the world feel they are victims of mass Islamophobia, their holy prophet shown deliberate disrespect, it is a sense of crisis and siege.