RPN Singh on terrorist attacks in Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi, Sep 26 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs RPN Singh on Thursday said that the attack by militants on a police station and an army base in Kashmir was unfortunate and someone was trying to derail the dialogue process between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan. Singh also slammed the BJP for playing politics and said that it tends to forget that they invited General Pervez Musharraf immediately after the Kargil attacks. Sep 26, 2013

Central Jail in Manipur takes several reform measures for inmates

Manipur, Sep 26 (ANI): The Central Jail, situated at Sajiwa in East Imphal, houses over 640 inmates in seven different sectors. It has become be Northeast's first jail to have meditation, sports and other co-curricular activities for the inmates, who can now play Volleyball, meditate, do yoga or exercise at a gym. The jail has also different sections for teaching painting and education to inmates. A specialized team from the "Art of Living" Centre has been providing classes to inmates to change their lives, and help the addicts stay away from drugs. The initiative has been taken by Manipur state Prison authorities led by ADGP, MK Das, and SP Jails, IK Muivah. Sep 26, 2013

Congress Rally: Our aim is to empower weaker sections, says Rahul

Jagdalpur, Sep 26 (ANI): While addressing his first election rally in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh on Thursday, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said that Congress aims at empowering weaker sections of the society. Further, he said that Congress did what other parties could never do and it passed many historic bills for the welfare of the people. Gandhi also lashed out at the opposition for its inefficiency and inability in governing the state. Sep 26, 2013

J &K attack attempt to derail Indo- Pak talks: PDP

Srinagar, Sep 26 (ANI): As heavily-armed militants dressed in Army fatigues attacked an Army camp in J&K ahead of a meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif, PDP leader Naeem Akhtar said that the attack was an attempt to derail talks between the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif. Further, he also termed the attack as ___mad act___ and condemned the same. Sep 26, 2013

J&K attacks an impediment to peace discussion with Pak: BJD

New Delhi, Sep 26 (ANI): Talking about the J&K attack by the militants on Thursday, BJD leader Jay Panda said that such attack acts as an impediment to the peace talks with neighboring Pakistan and it becomes difficult for the peace talks to continue when a ___gun is pointed on your head___. Further, he also appealed to not call them militants or rebels but rather call them ___terrorists___. Sep 26, 2013

Pakistan PM looks forward to building relations with India

New York, Sep 26 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sounded upbeat at the prospect of meeting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh amid simmering tensions in the disputed Kashmir, saying he would be happy to pick up from where he left off in 1999. It is expected the meeting would address a series of fatal clashes along the Line of Control (LoC) dividing the Kashmir region between India and Pakistan, events that followed a pact by the two nations to resume stalled talks to strengthen ties. Sep 26, 2013

Khurshid hopes for fruitful dialogue with Pakistan

New York, Sep 26 (ANI): Despite heightened tension over Kashmir India is hopeful of amicable dialogue with its neighbour when the Prime Ministers of the both countries will meet on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session. Union Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid said this in New York where he arrived ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's arrival to take part in the UNGA. Meanwhile, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Advisor on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz rubbished reports of his country housing India___s most wanted gangster, Dawood Ibrahim. Sep 26, 2013

Talks between Indo-Pak PM not called for, terror & talks cannot happen at the same time: BJP

New Delhi, Sep 26 (ANI): Reacting to the Militants attack that took place at a police station and an Army cantonment in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday morning, killing at least 12 people, BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said that the talks that are going to be held between Indian PM Manmohan Singh & Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in the US on the sidelines of a United Nations session is not called for and terror and talks cannot happen at the same time. Militants dressed in army uniform have attacked a police station and an Army cantonment in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday morning, killing at least 12 people. The militants first attacked a police station in Hiranagar of Kathua district in Jammu, killing four cops and two civilians. After destroying the police station the terrorists hijacked a truck and went to an Army brigade camp in Samba, where they have reportedly killed at least six Army personnel. Sep 26, 2013

IGP, Jammu range on twin terror attack

Jammu, Sep 26(ANI): Reacting to the Militants attack that took place at a police station and an Army cantonment in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday morning, killing at least 12 people, Rajesh Kumar, IGP, Jammu range confirmed that encounter at the army camp is still going on and 3-4 militants in Army uniform were involved in the attack. Militants dressed in army uniform have attacked a police station and an Army cantonment in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday morning, killing at least 12 people. The militants first attacked a police station in Hiranagar of Kathua district in Jammu, killing four cops and two civilians. After destroying the police station the terrorists hijacked a truck and went to an Army brigade camp in Samba, where they have reportedly killed at least six Army personnel. Sep 26, 2013

Militant attacks in J-K is to obstruct talks between Indo-Pak PMs: Congress

New Delhi, Sept 26 (ANI): The Congress Party on Thursday condemned the twin militant attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, and said it is aimed at obstructing the peace talks between Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. In a major attack, the militants have killed at least 12 people in a police station and an army cantonment in Jammu and Kashmir. Sep 26, 2013

NCP on twin terror attack in Jammu

New Delhi, Sep 26 (ANI): Reacting to the Militants attack that took place at a police station and an Army cantonment in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday morning, NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that the talks that are going to be held between Indian PM & Pakistan PM in the US on the sidelines of a United Nations session is good and diplomatic talks should never be abandoned. Sep 26, 2013

Centre acquiring more information on J-K terrorist attacks: Shinde

New Delhi/ Jammu Sept 26 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Thursday confirmed the terrorist attacks in Jammu and Kashmir and said that first a police station was attacked and then militants attacked an Army camp. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, he said that the government is acquiring more information on the attacks. In a major attack, the militants killed at least 12 people in a police station and an army cantonment in Jammu and Kashmir today morning. Over a dozen people were injured. Sep 26, 2013

Indo-Pak PM should not hold any talks: P N Hoon

Chandigarh, Sep 16 (ANI): Reacting to the Militants attack that took place at a police station and an Army cantonment in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday morning, Lt. General (Retired) P N Hoon said that the talks that are going to be held between Indian PM and Pakistan PM in the US on the sidelines of a United Nations session should not be done and our PM must right away say he isn't willing to talk Sep 26, 2013

BJP condemns J&K terror attacks, says India shouldn___t talk to Pak

New Delhi, Sept 26 (ANI): Terming the twin militant attacks in Jammu and Kashmir as extremely unfortunate. Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Thursday said that there is no meaning of holding any talks with the Pakistan government which doesn___t have any control over the Army and ISI. Sep 26, 2013