India’s main opposition Congress said on Wednesday it would boycott local elections in Kashmir, joining two other parties in a setback for government efforts to restart political activity after it revoked the state’s special status two months ago.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday he was watching the situation in Kashmir and would support Pakistan in issues related to its core interests, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Thursday abolished the Legislative Council ahead of bifurcation of the erstwhile state into two union territories on October 31.
Pakistan's army later said that "unprovoked cease-fire violations" by Indian troops killed five civilians and one soldier and wounded another three civilians and two troops across the highly militarized Line of Control that divides Kashmir between Pakistan and India.
Qureshi paid tribute to those soldiers who were martyred while defending the region and those who were protecting the Line of Control (LoC) even on the occasion of Eid. He also assured Kashmiri people of Pakistan's support.
The girl had questioned the Priyanka's role as a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador over the actress's controversial tweet congratulating the Indian Air Force for their attack on Jaish-e-Mohammed camp at Balakot in Pakistan earlier this year.
People gathered in mosques across Pakistan on Monday to offer special prayers for Eid al-Adha, the second of Islam’s two major religious festivals.
Pakistan’s president has condemned India’s downgrading of Kashmir’s status as a violation of international law and says Pakistan “will not leave Kashmiri people alone.”
An unprecedented security lockdown is keeping people in Indian-administered Kashmir indoors for a ninth day on Tuesday. Indian troops patrolling the disputed region had allowed