JD(U) on Tuesday accused BJP of practising politics of "double standards" on the Kashmir issue and dismissed tweets of Union Minister V K Singh saying that he was only following a "Common Minimum Programme" agreed upon by BJP and PDP.
Downplaying his meetings with Kashmiri separatists, Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit today said India was not against it and expressed hope that Indo-Pak talks would continue "more seriously and more sincerely".
A Sikh organisation in Kashmir today opposed the recommendation of a Parliamentary Standing Committee on granting minority status to Kashmiri Pandits saying such a move will have "serious repercussions".
Former Pakistani envoy to United States of America (USA) Hussain Haqqani on Friday said Pakistan wasn't doing enough to show the world that it is serious about curbing terrorist setups breeeding on its soil.
Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Thursday expressed his readiness to enter into a dialogue with the BJP-led NDA government at the centre, provided it shows seriousness to resolve Kashmir issue by revisiting the policy of former Prime Minister A B Vajpayee.
The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, the only all-weather road link between Kashmir and rest of the country, remained closed for the second day on Tuesday due to landslides at several place along the route.
A leader of Shiv Sena, a constituent of the BJP-led NDA at the Centre, on Tuesday accused the Narendra Modi government of "compromising" on Hindutva issues and termed BJP's coalition with PDP in Kashmir as "treason".
At a time when secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan have just resumed, Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit on Monday met separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in a redux of last year's event that led to bad blood between the two neighbouring countries.