Opposed by IB and Army, Ramazan ceasefire had Rajnath, Madhav and Doval’s backing: Report

Opposed by IB and Army, Ramazan ceasefire had Rajnath, Madhav and Doval’s backing: Report

After the Jammu and Kashmir’s BJP unit opposed the idea of announcing a unilateral ceasefire during the month of Ramazan, a Quint report said that Home Minister Rajnath Singh, party’s Kashmir minder Ram Madhav and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval favoured it while the Intelligence Bureau and the Indian Army bitterly opposed the move. “Even though the decision […]

Delhi halts ‘operation all-out’ after 475 deaths, announces Ramazan ceasefire

Delhi halts ‘operation all-out’ after 475 deaths, announces Ramazan ceasefire

By Aasif Sultan Srinagar: As the month of Ramazan is starting tomorrow, 17 May, the government of India has announced a unilateral ceasefire in Kashmir, taking many people by surprise. The move comes as government forces operating in Kashmir are busy with the ‘Operation All Out’ that was launched in 2017. Since 2017, 290 militants, including […]

Mehbooba’s ‘Ramzan ceasefire’ punctured by ally BJP: Ceasefire will wash away Army’s efforts

Mehbooba’s ‘Ramzan ceasefire’ punctured by ally BJP: Ceasefire will wash away Army’s efforts

The ruling PDP’s alliance partner BJP Thursday punctured the peace initiative of chief minister Mehbooba Mufti when she called on Wednesday for a unilateral ceasefire in Kashmir during the month of Ramzan saying that ceasefire will wash away Army’s efforts, reports said. The refusal came a day after Mehbooba Mufti said all parties in the […]