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New Kerala
Army Chief reviews security in Kashmir Valley - newkerala news #281496Kashmir) , October 18 : The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Bipin Rawat on W
New Kerala / Posted 12 hours ago
Kashmir) , October 18 : The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Bipin Rawat on Wednesday reviewed security situation in the Kashmir Valley. Chinar Corps Commander Lieutenant General J. S. Sandhu briefed the Army Chief on the latest operations and... Read more
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New Kerala
Kashmiris celebrate Urs of famous Sufi saint at Budgam - newkerala news #281427shrine of Hazrat ul Aalam, also known as Alamdar Kashmir, is regarded as the mo
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
shrine of Hazrat ul Aalam, also known as Alamdar Kashmir, is regarded as the most sacrosanct of Muslim shrines in the Kashmir Valley. "People from various parts of the country gather here to pay their respects at the holy shrine. He always... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
K CM Mufti meets Rajnath amid spurt in violence in Kashmir Valleymet Union home minister Rajnath Singh and discussed various issues, including t
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 hours ago
met Union home minister Rajnath Singh and discussed various issues, including the recent spurt in violent incidents in the Kashmir Valley, an official said. During the 30-minute meeting, the chief minister briefed the home minister about the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
2 injured as security forces fire on mob after ‘braid chopping incident’the officer said. An official response from the army is awaited. The incident
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 19 hours ago
the officer said. An official response from the army is awaited. The incident comes on the heels of a continuing chaos in Kashmir Valley in connection to “braid chopping” -- a phrase used to describe the mysterious phenomenon of several women... Read more
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New Kerala
Terror funding case: Patiala House Court extends judicial custody of 10 accused - newkerala news #281235in Srinagar and Delhi. Last month, the NIA arrested seven Kashmiri separatists
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
in Srinagar and Delhi. Last month, the NIA arrested seven Kashmiri separatists - Altaf Shah, Ayaz Akbar, Peer Saifullah, Mehraj Kalwal, Shahid-ul-Islam, Naeem Khan and Bitta Karate for allegedly funding terror activities in the Kashm... Read more
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The Hindu
Don’t heed posters, says IGof Police (IGP) Muneer Khan on Tuesday described the posters, which warned non-
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
of Police (IGP) Muneer Khan on Tuesday described the posters, which warned non-local labourers against staying in the Kashmir Valley, as a “ploy of miscreants.” “There is no militant outfit called Mujahideen-e-Kashmir (MeK). No such group... Read more
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dna
Kashmir: Soldier beaten up by mob on suspicion of braid choppingbraid-chopping incidents and announced a Rs 6-lakh reward for those providing i
dna / Posted yesterday
braid-chopping incidents and announced a Rs 6-lakh reward for those providing information for nabbing the perpetrators. About 40 cases of braid-chopping have been reported in Kashmir valley, with the victims mostly young girls or middle-aged w... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Tension in Kashmir’s Kupwara after mob thrashes soldier accused of braid-choppingand administrators — to jointly review such cases in each district. About 40 c
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
and administrators — to jointly review such cases in each district. About 40 cases of braid-chopping have been reported in Kashmir valley. A majority of such incidents were reported from densely populated urban areas and rural zones, and the... Read more
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New Kerala
Dropping terror charges against Hafiz Saeed exposes Pakistan's real face: Kashmiri activists - newkerala news #280937and India". "This decision makes it unambiguously clear that the killer of hun
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
and India". "This decision makes it unambiguously clear that the killer of hundreds of people in Mumbai and the Kashmir Valley is not considered a terrorist in Pakistan, but an asset. It makes it clear to the world how Pakistan treats... Read more
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Gulf News
‘Braid choppers’ — the new alibi to settle scores in Kashmirand even migrant labourers on ‘suspicion’ of them being braid choppers Srinaga
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
and even migrant labourers on ‘suspicion’ of them being braid choppers Srinagar: The mysterious ‘braid choppers’ in the Kashmir Valley have become an alibi for some people to get out of their troubles or settle scores, debunking the theory... Read more
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asianage
Kill top four militants by winter, says Ajit DovalAjit Doval has asked security and intelligence agencies to eliminate at least t
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
Ajit Doval has asked security and intelligence agencies to eliminate at least the top four militant commanders operating in Kashmir Valley before the onset of winter. On the basis of detailed inputs and analysis, the Intelligence Bureau had, in a... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Braid chopping’ protests spread in Kashmir ValleyThe authorities closed all educational institutions in the Kashmir Valley on Th
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
The authorities closed all educational institutions in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday as protests over alleged braid chopping incidents spread in the Kashmir Valley. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti pledged to “unravel the motive behind these... Read more
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Glamsham.com
Shekhar Suman gets realbehind the camera all over again. Shekhar Suman will now be looking at a very
Glamsham.com / Posted 7 days ago
behind the camera all over again. Shekhar Suman will now be looking at a very controversial issue of stone-pelters in the Kashmir valley. Titled PATTHARBAAZ - THE STONE PELTER, the film is a socio-political bilingual film based on real events and... Read more
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New Kerala
Union Home Minister inaugurates NIA Hqrs new Office Complex - newkerala news #279526threat posed by terrorism. The Union Home Minister said the NIA recently launc
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
threat posed by terrorism. The Union Home Minister said the NIA recently launched a crackdown on terrorism funding in the Kashmir Valley sponsored from a hostile neighbouring country and their accomplices in third countries abroad. He commended... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Braid choppers’ still on the prowlMore incidents of so-called “braid-chopping” were reported across the Kashmir V
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
More incidents of so-called “braid-chopping” were reported across the Kashmir Valley, fuelling violent protests. Residents alleged that the “mysterious” attacks continued in Sopore, Bandipora, Ganderbal and Srinagar. Protesters threw stones at... Read more
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The Hindu
After Adnan’s concert, acoustics get shrillthe organising of the show. Mr. Rijiju, who attended the concert, said the Hom
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
the organising of the show. Mr. Rijiju, who attended the concert, said the Home Ministry organised it to show that the Kashmir Valley was not only about violence but also about art, culture, music and tourism. “It was a successful show.... Read more
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The Hindu
Rohingyas are illegal infiltrators: ICHRrefugee status. We have another category of refugees — who are internally displ
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
refugee status. We have another category of refugees — who are internally displaced — like the Hindu community from our own Kashmir valley, unfortunately now refugees in their own land!” The note also says: “Study on refugees, or ‘forced... Read more
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asianage
Foreigners mistaken as braid choppers in Jammu and KashmirSrinagar: As Kashmir Valley continues to witness protests against the increased
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
Srinagar: As Kashmir Valley continues to witness protests against the increased incidence of braid chopping, a group of six foreign tourists was detained by angry residents in Srinagar’s Rainawari area on suspicion of being involved in the crime on... Read more
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New Kerala
Rijiju lauds CRPF operations in Jammu and KashmirHome Affairs (MHA) and local civil and administrative officials. Rijiju was ap
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Home Affairs (MHA) and local civil and administrative officials. Rijiju was apprised about the security situation in the Kashmir Valley and achievements of Special Forces during last one year. He was also informed about the new challenges and... Read more
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New Kerala
Rijiju terms Adnan Sami 'great musician and singer'singer. The minister made this comment while going to attend the musical gala
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
singer. The minister made this comment while going to attend the musical gala of Sami, who performed for the people of the Kashmir Valley in Srinagar on Saturday. Speaking to ANI, Rijju said that, "He's a great musician, great composer, and great... Read more
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The Economic Times
CRPF sends 21000 "less lethal" plastic bullets to KashmirThe CRPF has sent 21,000 rounds of newly-developed and "less lethal" plastic bu
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
The CRPF has sent 21,000 rounds of newly-developed and "less lethal" plastic bullets to the Kashmir Valley to tackle street protests, says a top officer of the force. The bullets, developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)... Read more
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dna
Adnan Sami mesmerises audience with medley of hits on shores of Dal Lake in Srinagarsinger. The minister made this comment while going to attend the musical gala o
dna / Posted 11 days ago
singer. The minister made this comment while going to attend the musical gala of Sami, who performed for the people of the Kashmir Valley in Srinagar on Saturday. Speaking to ANI, Rijju said that, ‘He’s a great musician, great composer, and great... Read more
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The Hindu
CRPF sends plastic bullets to Kashmir to reduce usage of pellet gunsThe CRPF has sent 21,000 rounds of newly-developed and “less lethal” plastic bu
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
The CRPF has sent 21,000 rounds of newly-developed and “less lethal” plastic bullets to the Kashmir Valley to tackle street protests, says a top officer of the force. The bullets, developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)... Read more
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asianage
CRPF sends 21,000 rounds of plastic bullets to Kashmir as alternative to pellet gunsMeerut: The CRPF has sent 21,000 rounds of newly-developed and “less lethal” pl
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
Meerut: The CRPF has sent 21,000 rounds of newly-developed and “less lethal” plastic bullets to the Kashmir Valley to tackle street protests, says a top officer of the force. The bullets, developed by the Defence Research and Development... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Barbs, banter as top Indian and Pakistani spooks meet at LSEseminar - “Can intelligence services do good?” - when “Ehsan-sab” and “Boss”, a
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
seminar - “Can intelligence services do good?” - when “Ehsan-sab” and “Boss”, as Dulat called him, focussed on Jammu and Kashmir and terrorism in his opening remarks, setting the stage for the two issues that dominated the event. Dulat and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
CRPF sends new plastic bullets to Kashmir to reduce use of pellet gunsThe CRPF has sent 21,000 rounds of newly-developed and “less lethal” plastic bu
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
The CRPF has sent 21,000 rounds of newly-developed and “less lethal” plastic bullets to the Kashmir Valley to tackle street protests, says a top officer of the force. The bullets, developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)... Read more
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New Kerala
Yasin Malik detained, Mirwaiz under house arrest - newkerala news #278071Budgam districts in view of the planned protest. During the past month, severa
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
Budgam districts in view of the planned protest. During the past month, several young girls and women in many parts of the Kashmir Valley have reported that their hair were chopped by unknown persons after knocking them unconscious with some... Read more
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International Business Times
Elderly man stoned to death following rumours he was the mysterious braid-chopper An elderly man in India's restive Kashmir Valley was stoned to death on suspici
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
An elderly man in India's restive Kashmir Valley was stoned to death on suspicion that he was the mysterious braid-chopper who has spread panic in the entire northern belt. Several incidents have been reported in the past few months in the northern... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Braid chopping in Kashmir becomes headache for intel agencies, local policeanonymity. Close to 30 cases of braid chopping, excluding 15 unsuccessful atte
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
anonymity. Close to 30 cases of braid chopping, excluding 15 unsuccessful attempts, have been reported across the Kashmir valley prompting night vigils, public demonstrations and in some cases violent street protests. “Out of 30 cases,... Read more
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The Hindu
Braid cutting incidents keep Valley on edgeViolent protests over rising incidents of braid cutting have pushed the Kashmir
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
Violent protests over rising incidents of braid cutting have pushed the Kashmir Valley on the edge, as over 65 cases have been reported so far. In five fresh bids in the past 12 hours, locals alleged that masked men barged into houses and made... Read more
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Gulf News
Adnan Sami to perform in Kashmirwho is half Kashmiri, will perform a musical gala on the banks of the Dal Lake
Gulf News / Posted 13 days ago
who is half Kashmiri, will perform a musical gala on the banks of the Dal Lake in Srinagar on Saturday to showcase that Kashmir Valley is a vibrant cultural place and should not be linked to just terror violence.The concert is being organised... Read more
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The Economic Times
Braid chopping incidents taking political turn in Kashmirwoman, which reportedly took place on Wednesday afternoon, a development that i
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
woman, which reportedly took place on Wednesday afternoon, a development that is assuming frightening proportions in the Kashmir Valley. In less than a month, for instance, more than 80 such incidents, or several such attempts, were reported... Read more
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New Kerala
Army Jawan killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Bhimber Gali - newkerala news #277220also succumbed to his injuries post encounter. Some security personnel were als
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
also succumbed to his injuries post encounter. Some security personnel were also injured. The area close to camp and the Kashmir Valley School were sealed to allow for the search and security operation to continue smoothly. According to the... Read more
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New Kerala
SC likely to pass directive on use of pellet guns in J-K next year - newkerala news #277428pellet guns were being 'misused'. The case was filed in the wake of several li
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
pellet guns were being 'misused'. The case was filed in the wake of several lives lost during last year's unrest in the Kashmir Valley. Around 78 people lost their lives and over 100 people were injured, several critically, in Jammu and Kashmir... Read more
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New Kerala
BSF warns Pak to behave in Kashmir valley - newkerala news #277387Director General (DG) K. K. Sharma on Wednesday issued a veiled warning to Paki
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
Director General (DG) K. K. Sharma on Wednesday issued a veiled warning to Pakistan to stop its acts of aggression in the Kashmir Valley. "As long as our 'friendly neighbour' does not behave, I think we will expect to have many more attacks,"... Read more
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asianage
Expect more attacks till our 'friendly neighbour' behaves: BSF DG attacks PakDirector General (DG) K K Sharma on Wednesday issued a veiled warning to Pakist
asianage / Posted 14 days ago
Director General (DG) K K Sharma on Wednesday issued a veiled warning to Pakistan to stop its acts of aggression in the Kashmir Valley. "As long as our 'friendly neighbour' does not behave, I think we will expect to have many more attacks,"... Read more
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New Kerala
Difficult to comprehend how militants entered past security tiers: Defense experts - newkerala news #277338expert Qamar Agha claimed that the continuous operations by Pakistani militants
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
expert Qamar Agha claimed that the continuous operations by Pakistani militants is done to distort the peace in the Kashmir valley. Earlier in the day, the terrorists were gunned down by the security forces during an encounter at a camp... Read more
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New Kerala
Srinagar BSF attack: Terrorist will have to pay for the dastardly act, says Ahir - newkerala news #277112BSF control room had said that at least three militants were involved in the at
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
BSF control room had said that at least three militants were involved in the attack. The area close to camp and the Kashmir Valley School has been sealed to allow for the search and security operation to continue smoothly. According to the... Read more
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New Kerala
Terrorists attack BSF camp, one Fidayeen killed, three BSF troopers injured - newkerala news #277117security clearance and the airport is under the CRPF security. In view of terr
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
security clearance and the airport is under the CRPF security. In view of terrorist attack on the BSF camp in Srinagar, Kashmir Valley School, which is in vicinity of the area, will remain closed. The encounter is still underway. Further... Read more
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The Hindu
Militants had been camping in Srinagar for a month?Khan said. Of late, the Jaish-e-Muhammad, founded by Maulana Masood Azhar, has
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
Khan said. Of late, the Jaish-e-Muhammad, founded by Maulana Masood Azhar, has succeeded in establishing its bases in the Kashmir Valley from where it was wiped out in 2014. Later, it attacked the Pathankot airbase and the Nagrota Army base. It... Read more
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New Kerala
J and K: BSF camp damaged heavily during encounter - newkerala news #277215also succumbed to his injuries post encounter. Some security personnel were al
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
also succumbed to his injuries post encounter. Some security personnel were also injured. The area close to camp and the Kashmir Valley School were sealed to allow for the search and security operation to continue smoothly. According to the... Read more
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New Kerala
Terrorist attack BSF camp: Rajnath calls high-level meeting to review situation in J- newkerala news #277113Budgam district," the BSF Control Room said, in a statement. In view of terror
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
Budgam district," the BSF Control Room said, in a statement. In view of terrorist attack on the BSF camp in Srinagar, Kashmir Valley School, which is in vicinity of the area, will remain closed. The encounter is still underway. Further... Read more
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New Kerala
IG Kashmir confirms three gunned down terrorists belong to JeM - newkerala news #277170as such attacks will continue to happen as long as Pakistan is our neighbour,"
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
as such attacks will continue to happen as long as Pakistan is our neighbour," he added. The area close to camp and the Kashmir Valley School was sealed to allow for the search and security operation to continue smoothly. According to the... Read more
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New Kerala
Srinagar BSF attack: Three terrorists gunned down by security forces, ops end - newkerala news #277150to his injuries post an encounter with militants. Some security personnel were
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
to his injuries post an encounter with militants. Some security personnel were injured. The area close to camp and the Kashmir Valley School were sealed to allow for the search and security operation to continue smoothly. According to the... Read more
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New Kerala
BSF camp attack: Another terrorist gunned down - newkerala news #277133Force Station Gogoland. The BSF control room said that at least three militant
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
Force Station Gogoland. The BSF control room said that at least three militants were involved in the attack. The area close to camp and the Kashmir Valley School has been sealed to allow for the search and security operation to continue smo... Read more
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International Business Times
Islamists launch attack on Indian army camp near Srinagar airport measure. Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh is set to chair a top-level securi
International Business Times / Posted 15 days ago
measure. Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh is set to chair a top-level security meeting to discuss the latest situation. Kashmir valley has been reeling under severe unrest since a local militant commander Burhan Wani was killed in July 2016.... Read more
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The Hindu
Two policemen hurt in grenade attack in Baramullasoon meet the victims,” said CM Mehbooba Mufti on Monday. Around 30 bids to cu
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
soon meet the victims,” said CM Mehbooba Mufti on Monday. Around 30 bids to cut women’s braids have been reported in the Kashmir Valley, especially in Kulgam and Shopian, in the past one month. Earlier limited to rural pockets, three fresh cases... Read more
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Business Standard India
Surname has been impediment to my career growth: SAS Geelani's sonthree months now, the National Investigative Agency (NIA) has been probing Paki
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
three months now, the National Investigative Agency (NIA) has been probing Pakistani funding of separatist campaigns in the Kashmir Valley. While it has conducted raids across Delhi, Jammu and Srinagar looking for the money trail, NIA has summoned... Read more
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Gulf News
Modi likely to visit UAE in 2018: senior BJP leaderterrorism that is largely funded and supported by forces across the border. The
Gulf News / Posted 16 days ago
terrorism that is largely funded and supported by forces across the border. Then we have local separatist elements in the Kashmir Valley. The separatists have links with forces across the border in Pakistan but a majority of people in Kashmir are... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Yashwant Sinha on Kashmir, Catalonia votes for independence, India regains top spot in ODIs: Top storiesAlienation of people bothers me the most, India has lost Kashmir valley emotion
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 days ago
Alienation of people bothers me the most, India has lost Kashmir valley emotionally: Yashwant Sinha Having assailed finance minister Arun Jaitley over the “mess” in the economy, BJP veteran leader Yashwant Sinha attacked the government on the... Read more
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