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"Labour Party Has Become Anti-Indian": British MP On Kashmir

Amid a social media clash between British parliamentarians on India's decision to scrap the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, a Conservative lawmaker has stressed that the const...

'Labour Party Has Become Anti-Indian': British MP On Kashmir

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British Labour Party readmits lawmaker suspended over anti-Semitism comments Britain's Labour opposition risked further souring its relationship with the Jewish community after readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended for suggesting the party had been "too apologetic" about anti-Semitism....
22:00, 06/26/2019

'Brexit Party' supporters tell British-Asian Labour MEP to go home during acceptance speech A newly-re-elected Labour MEP of British-Asian Sikh heritage was heckled by people telling her to "go home" during her acceptance speech in the West Midlands....
02:34, 05/28/2019

What would a UK Labour Party government nationalize, and how? Britain's opposition Labour Party wants to nationalize energy and water infrastructure if it can oust Prime Minister Theresa May's ruling Conservatives from power, reversing decades of pro-privatization public policy....
12:34, 05/21/2019

Tom Watson: My job is to hold the Labour Party together Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson tells Sophy and Matt about his 'craziest moment' at Glastonbury and how he's learned to love the Labour supporters who dislike him....
20:51, 06/12/2019

Whistleblowers to take legal action against Labour Party Two former Labour officials who criticised the party's handling of cases of alleged antisemitism are planning to take legal action against the party....
12:17, 07/14/2019

Factbox: What would a UK Labour Party government nationalize, and how? Britain's opposition Labour Party wants to nationalize energy and water infrastructure if it can oust Prime Minister Theresa May's ruling Conservatives from power, reversing decades of pro-privatization public policy....
15:34, 05/21/2019

Brexit: UK Labour Party breaks off talks with Theresa May Britain's opposition Labour Party says talks with Prime Minister Theresa May on the Brexit stalemate have reached the limit. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the government was too unstable for any deal to be secured....
18:34, 05/17/2019

UK Brexit party scores big as Conservatives, Labour falter Veteran politician Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party scored big gains in European elections, with his party and several anti-Brexit parties dooming the governing Conservative Party and opposition Labour to humiliating defeats....
13:00, 05/27/2019

UK's Labour Party spars with BBC over charges of anti-Semitism British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn's office interfered in independent party discipline processes aimed at rooting out anti-Semitism, the BBC said on Wednesday, a claim that the Labour Party sharply rejected....
02:00, 07/11/2019

British PM May's parting shot for Labour's Corbyn: your time is up Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May issued a parting shot to opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Wednesday, using her final weekly parliamentary question session to suggest he follow her lead and quit his job....
14:17, 07/24/2019

UK Labour Party plan consultation on price of nationalising industries Britain's opposition Labour Party will consult on the best way for parliament to determine the price of nationalising water and energy infrastructure, Labour finance policy chief John McDonnell said on Tuesday....
14:51, 05/21/2019

EU elections: Tories and Labour suffer as Brexit Party triumphs The Conservatives and Labour have fallen victim to a Brexit backlash from voters in the European elections, with the Brexit Party coasting to victory....
07:17, 05/27/2019

Alastair Campbell's expulsion from Labour will be reviewed, party says Labour has said it will review the decision to expel Alastair Campbell from the party after he voted for the Liberal Democrats in the European elections....
10:00, 05/30/2019

UK government has shown willingness to shift on Brexit: Labour Party The British government has shown a willingness to explore changes to its position on Brexit, a Labour Party spokesman said commenting on talks between ministers and the opposition party seeking a compromise on leaving the European Union....
15:17, 05/01/2019

UK Labour Party lords condemn ‘toxic’ anti-Semtisim More than 60 Labour Party members of Britain’s House of Lords have taken out a newspaper advertisement accusing leader Jeremy Corbyn of overseeing a “toxic culture” by allowing anti-Semitism to fester in the party...
13:34, 07/17/2019

Brexit Party loses to Labour in tight Parliament race Britain's opposition Labour Party have held on to the parliamentary seat of Peterborough in eastern England in a tight by-election race, denying Nigel Farage's Brexit Party a first seat in Parliament....
08:00, 06/07/2019

Tories in for a Brexit party trouncing, while Remainers abandon Labour Polling shows Nigel Farage’s party would defeat Tories in a general election, while Lib Dems become top choice for Remain votersMore voters now say they would back the Brexit party at the next general election than the Conservatives, according to the latest Opinium poll for the Observer.Nigel Farage...
22:17, 05/18/2019

Voters still do not know whether Labour is a Remain or Leave party, research shows EXCLUSIVE: A poll by Ipsos MORI for the Evening Standard reveals half the public think Jeremy Corbyn would keep Britain inside the EU, while 30 per cent think he would quit the bloc....
14:17, 05/20/2019

UK's Jeremy Corbyn says Labour Party backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain's main opposition Labour Party said Tuesday that the country's soon-to-be chosen new leader should hold a second referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc....
17:51, 07/09/2019

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger who had been topping the polls....
23:51, 05/23/2019

Britain's Labour Party Leader Warms to Referendum on Brexit Deal Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, said Wednesday that any Brexit deal should be put to a referendum, the strongest signal yet that a major British political party is willing to officially back a vote that could cancel the U.K.’s exit from the European Union....
01:51, 05/30/2019

Jeremy Corbyn, I no longer want to be a member of your Labour party | Alastair Campbell Though I would win my appeal against expulsion, your losing mentality and lack of Brexit leadership mean I won’t returnAlastair Campbell says he no longer wishes to be a Labour memberDear Jeremy,Britain is in a moment of peril, the UK facing an existential crisis, a combination of Brexit and Boris J...
01:51, 07/30/2019

Tory and Labour splits to scupper cross-party Brexit talks Theresa May and her bitterly divided Cabinet are meeting to decide whether to axe cross-party Brexit talks with Labour that have failed to achieve a breakthrough in six weeks....
07:00, 05/14/2019

U.K. Labour Party Leader Ends Brexit Talks With Government Without a Compromise (LONDON) — Talks between Britain’s government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European Union. Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn sai...
14:17, 05/17/2019

UK equality watchdog opens antisemitism probe into opposition Labour party Britain's equality watchdog said on Tuesday it was launching a formal investigation to determine whether Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has discriminated against, harassed or victimized people because they are Jewish....
14:17, 05/28/2019

How Anti-Semitism in Britain’s Labour party made me feel Jewish again Two weeks ago I went to my local synagogue for the first time in 33 years. This was surprising, chiefly because I haven’t set foot in a shul in all this time apart from a couple of weddings and the odd bar mitzvah. In 2001, I had even gone as far as marrying a non-Jew.......
02:00, 07/07/2019

Recall UK parliament to tackle Brexit crisis, opposition Labour Party says Britain's parliament needs to be recalled immediately to discuss Brexit, the opposition Labour Party's finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Monday, after leaked official documents forecast possible food, fuel, and medicine shortages....
12:51, 08/19/2019

Government to answer urgent question on Huawei leak: Labour Party A British government minister will be called to parliament on Thursday to answer a question on the findings of an inquiry into the disclosure of confidential information relating to Chinese telecoms company Huawei, the opposition Labour Party said....
10:34, 05/02/2019

British Labour leader Corbyn set to back second Brexit referendum: report Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to back a second referendum on Brexit and it could be within days, the Mirror newspaper reported late on Tuesday, citing senior figures of the party....
04:34, 05/29/2019

Labour antisemitism: Corbyn aide wanted to influence party’s panel Jeremy Corbyn's top aide instructed party officials to compile a dossier setting out how Labour's highest disciplinary body could be challenged, leaked emails have revealed....
00:17, 07/20/2019

Labour Party row over all-women MP shortlists as ruling body accused of imposing them on constituencies A row about all-women shortlists has broken out among Labour members after its ruling body was accused of imposing them in constituencies where they are not wanted....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Labour party wins Dutch vote in European election: exit poll The Netherlands' Labour party won most Dutch votes for the European Parliament on Thursday, according to an exit poll, a surprise result that gives a boost to European Commissioner Frans Timmermans, Labour's lead candidate....
21:51, 05/23/2019

Britain's Labour hails progress in cross-party Brexit talks: The Times Prime Minister Theresa May's government has made substantive moves in Brexit talks with the opposition Labour Party, The Times newspaper reported, citing unidentified Labour sources....
11:17, 04/30/2019

Mary Honeyball quits Labour party in protest over Europe and anti-Semitism Jeremy Corbyn suffered a new blow today as one of London's longest serving MEPs quit the Labour Party in protest at the party's shift to the left under his leadership....
11:51, 05/24/2019

Alastair Campbell booted out of Labour Party after voting for Lib Dems in European elections Tony Blair's former spin doctor Alastair Campbell has been expelled from the Labour Party after voting for the Liberal Democrats at the European elections....
15:17, 05/28/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson: Labour Party leader Corbyn guilty of anti-Semitism The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, said on Monday that the leader of the main opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, was guilty of anti-Semitism....
00:34, 07/16/2019

The Latest: Congress party says people dying in Kashmir India’s main opposition leader Rahul Gandhi has demanded a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the situation in Kashmir, saying there are reports of violence and people dying....
22:17, 08/10/2019

U.K. Labour Party Members Take Out Newspaper Advert Accusing Leader of ‘Allowing Antisemitism to Grow’ More than 60 members of the UK Labour party have taken out a newspaper advert accusing their leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing to tackle anti-Semitism. The full page advert, published in the Guardian newspaper on Wednesday, was signed by 67 members of the House of Lords. Addressing Corbyn directly, th...
18:51, 07/17/2019

In upset, Dutch Labour party wins European Parliament vote-exit poll The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in Dutch voting for the European Parliament, easily beating an upstart right wing populist party, an exit poll showed....
22:17, 05/23/2019

#expelmetoo: Jeremy Corbyn and deputy at war over European elections purge of Labour party members Jeremy Corbyn was hit by a revolt led by his deputy today over the expulsion of Labour members who voted for rival parties in the European elections....
16:17, 05/29/2019

Expel Labour Party members automatically for clear anti-Semitism, says Sir Keir Starmer Labour members guilty of "clear cases" of anti-Semitic behaviour should automatically be thrown out of the party, a shadow cabinet minister urged today....
13:17, 07/10/2019

Brexit news latest: Labour-affiliated unions agree party should back second vote Labour-affiliated union chiefs have agreed the party should support a second referendum on any Brexit deal as pressure mounts on Jeremy Corbyn to change tack....
06:00, 07/09/2019

PM Modi Likely To Attend Key Party Meeting With Jammu And Kashmir Leaders Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to attend a meeting of BJP's Jammu and Kashmir core group called on Tuesday, with top party leaders, including its chief Amit Shah, set to discuss political......
23:51, 07/28/2019

Former Labour home secretary also admits to voting Lib Dem and calls for Alastair Campbell's reinstatement to party A former Labour home secretary has admitted he also voted for the Liberal Democrats, and called on the party to reinstate the membership of Alastair Campbell....
02:00, 05/29/2019

UK Labour leader slams Trump's attacks on 'squad', one day after being criticized for party's lingering anti-Semitism Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and his fellow British lawmakers slammed President Trump over his “racism” after he attacked four freshmen congresswomen just a day after Corbyn was accused by his own party of allowing anti-Semitism to prevail....
17:51, 07/18/2019

Congress Outfoxed On Kashmir, Admits Party Leader Amid Divide The government's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 has split the Congress down the middle. More and more prominent members of the leading opposition party are coming......
12:00, 08/06/2019

EU elections 2019: why lifelong Labour voters in Corbyn's Islington backyard are deserting the party over Brexit In a borough with a rich Labour history and where 75 per cent voted to stay in the EU, many are losing patience with Jeremy Corbyn. The Evening Standard meeting those considering switching parties...
16:51, 05/17/2019

Chris Williamson: Labour at centre of fresh storm after MP is re-admitted into Party after suspension over anti-Semitism comments Labour is at the centre of a fresh storm over its handling of anti-Semitism allegations after Chris Williamson's suspension from the Party was lifted....
23:00, 06/26/2019

UK's Labour Party suspends senior figure after claims anti-Semitism crisis was manufactured by Israeli Embassy The UK’s Labour Party was hit with another anti-Semitism crisis after a senior party figure was suspended after ranting that the party’s anti-Semitism crisis has been manufactured by Israel....
15:00, 05/31/2019

Exclusive: India's ruling party to revive plan for Hindu settlements in Kashmir India's ruling party will revive a plan to build secured camps to resettle scores of Hindus in the Muslim-dominated Kashmir Valley, a senior leader said, a proposal that would almost certainly heighten tensions in the restive region....
13:00, 07/12/2019

As Tensions Rise In Jammu And Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti Calls All-Party Meet An all-party meeting has been called in Jammu and Kashmir today evening by former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, following rising tension over the build-up of troops to address an increase in......
13:51, 08/04/2019

#expelmetoo: Furious members who voted against Labour in European elections dare party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell's expulsion Furious Labour members have dared the party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell was expelled for voting for the Liberal Democrats in the European elections....
10:34, 05/29/2019

Kashmir: New violence feared in old flashpoint, as Indian ruling party pushes long-held agenda Hindu nationalists in India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have long dreamed of stripping Indian-controlled Kashmir -- named Jammu and Kashmir state -- of its decades-old special status....
17:34, 08/06/2019

Tom Watson calls anti-Semitism a 'sickness' in the Labour party Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has described anti-Semitism as a growing "sickness" in the party, amid fresh complaints following an explosive episode of Panorama....
11:34, 07/11/2019

Dame Margaret Beckett: Jeremy Corbyn 'kicking the can' on Brexit while Labour Party loses votes A powerful warning that Jeremy Corbyn is "kicking the can" on Brexit while Labour is losing votes is made by one of the party's most senior figures today....
15:51, 06/26/2019

Brexit Party Euro election results: Nigel Farage eyes general election as Tories and Labour slump - Brexit Party has 28 MEPs, with 32 per cent of the vote and largest party in 9 regions - Tories slump to fifth with just 3 MEPs, down from 15 - Lib Dems top polls in London with 15 MEPs - Labour have 10 MEPs, with vote share falling by 11 per cent - Green Party wins 7 MEPs - UKIP fails to take any ...
02:34, 05/28/2019

Labour Party backlash after Peterborough by-election winner Lisa Forbes liked 'anti-Semitic' posts online Labour MP Lisa Forbes, who won the Peterborough by-election on Thursday, is facing a backlash from within the Labour Party after it emerged she had liked Facebook posts that were accused of being anti-Semitic....
20:17, 06/07/2019

Pete Willsman suspended from Labour Party after Jeremy Corbyn ally 'blames Israeli embassy for anti-semitism row' One of Jeremy Corbyn's allies was suspended from the Labour Party today for allegedly claiming that Israeli "agents" were whipping up allegations about anti-Semitism in the party....
13:34, 05/31/2019

Boris Johnson elected British prime minister, Tory Party leader Tens of thousands of Conservative Party members voted Tuesday to select Boris Johnson as their leader, and Britain's new prime minister -- defeating Jeremy Hunt in his bid to succeed Theresa May in the post....
22:00, 07/23/2019

UK PM May to meet Labour's Corbyn for Brexit talks later on Tuesday: Labour spokesman The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, will meet Prime Minister Theresa May later on Tuesday to discuss the impasse in their Brexit talks, a Labour spokesman said....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Boris Johnson to become next British Prime Minister, after winning Conservative Party leadership ballot Britain’s next Prime Minister will be Boris Johnson after he won a ballot vote of Conservative Party members against Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, it was announced Tuesday....
15:34, 07/23/2019

Donald Trump would make a good British prime minister, say Conservative Party members Getty Conservative Party members think Donald Trump would make a good UK prime minister. 54% back the US President as a potential leader, with 43% disagreeing. The poll found the Conservative membership, which is about to choose the UK's next leader, shares Trump's view of the world on issues such ...
12:34, 07/08/2019

Notice To Trinamool, Sharad Pawar's Party Over National Party Status The Nationalist Congress Party, the Trinamool Congress and the Communist Party of India face the prospect of losing their national party status following their performance in the Lok Sabha elections,......
00:51, 07/19/2019

Former Erdogan ally resigns from AK Party, hints at rival party Former Turkish deputy prime minister Ali Babacan said on Monday he was resigning from President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party over "deep differences" with the party's direction and said that Turkey needed a new vision....
15:17, 07/08/2019

Party people: Celebrities hit London's party scene From dining in one of the capital's fanciest restaurants to catching up over a cocktail at a new club, we've gathered pictures of celebrities enjoying the capital's nightlife....
16:51, 05/01/2019

Ain’t no party like a Big Little Lies disco party The midpoint of this midseason episode of Big Little Lies hits its apex right where it should: Amabella’s ’70s disco party. You gotta hand it to the solid citizens of Monterey. Even though a previous dress-up party ended in disaster, that’s not going to stop them from going all out a year or so lat...
06:17, 07/01/2019

Magid Magid: Green Party 'only solid remain party that is anti-austerity' A Green MEP candidate for the Yorkshire and Humber region, Magid Magid, has told the BBC that the Greens are the "only solid remain party that is anti-austerity" in the elections....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Fortnite is throwing an E3 after-party: Summer Block Party June 15-June 16 in L.A. The event will be at The Forum arena in Inglewood, California. In addition to celebrity tournaments, it'll also have the Fortnite Fan Festival.Read More...
00:00, 05/11/2019

European elections LIVE: Latest UK party polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party as Theresa May's Brexit plan is blasted The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
10:00, 05/22/2019

|Labour'sCorbynmovesclosertobackingsecondBrexitreferendum British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn moved closer to fully backing a second Brexit referendum, saying the public should be given a choice on any deal to leave the European Union....
06:00, 05/20/2019

Czech spy claims are 'a lie', says Labour MP Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson has branded as "a lie" claims he was a Cold War spy who passed government secrets to communist Czechoslovakia in the 1960s....
16:00, 05/19/2019

Labour's Corbyn says: "No big offer" yet from PM May on Brexit British Prime Minister Theresa May's government has so far made no big offer to the opposition Labour Party on Brexit, leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday....
17:51, 05/09/2019

Labour and Tories 'need to compromise on Brexit' Both Labour and Tories need to compromise to deliver Brexit, Tory Justice Secretary David Gauke said, after the two main parties suffered losses in the local elections....
18:00, 05/04/2019

UK PM May says working on Brexit agreement with Labour The British government is working to reach a Brexit agreement with the opposition Labour Party which can win the support of parliament, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Can Labour reunite to take on Boris Johnson? Heather Stewart on Labour’s attempts to reunite around its Brexit policy, plus Sonia Sodha on Boris Johnson’s first speech as prime ministerAs parliament goes into recess, Labour has the summer to reflect on the position it finds itself in: struggling in the polls, still divided on Brexit and facing...
05:51, 07/25/2019

Labour antisemitism row: 30 whisteblowers come forward Labour's Jewish affiliate has said that 30 whistleblowers have come forward to detail their experiences of the party's handling of antisemitism allegations....
23:00, 07/11/2019

Labour has 'failed' to address antisemitism, says top MP Labour has "failed" to address the issue of antisemitism and there should be more "tolerance" of differing views at the top of the party, a leading MP has said....
08:17, 07/08/2019

Labour split over backing for a second referendum Labour's ruling body is meeting to sign off the party's manifesto for the European elections, amid a bitter split between Jeremy Corbyn and his deputy Tom Watson over calls for a second Brexit referendum....
05:17, 04/30/2019

Labour Day Or May Day: Top Facts About The Day Dedicated To Workers Labour Day 2019: May Day has its origins in the labour union movement in the United States in the 19th century when the industrialists used to exploit the labour class and made them work up to 15......
14:51, 04/30/2019

Labour antisemitism whistleblower: 'In 30 years I’ll be very proud of myself' Louise Withers Green fears attracting abuse, but has hopes for the party’s redemptionIt was in February, while on holiday with her former Labour colleagues in Berlin, that Louise Withers Green decided she had to speak out about her role in investigating antisemitism in the party.The former disputes ...
17:00, 07/11/2019

Labour lifts suspension of MP embroiled in antisemitism row Labour has lifted the suspension of MP Chris Williamson, who claimed the party had been "too apologetic" about its handling antisemitism allegations....
20:00, 06/26/2019

Labour 'must move now' on switching Brexit position John McDonnell has told Sky News that Labour needs to "move now" on shifting its Brexit stance, as union boss Len McCluskey insisted there was "no panic"....
18:17, 06/30/2019

What bruising election results mean for Labour and the Conservatives It was supposed to be all about Brexit, but the local elections illuminated the deeper fault lines that continue to threaten to break the British party system apart....
21:51, 05/03/2019

How does Labour plan to pay for its energy nationalisation policy? Taking back control from private shareholders will cost a Labour government billionsThe Labour Party has announced plans to take back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders, as part of a sweeping nationalisation policy. We look at how a Labour government plans to pay for the m...
22:17, 05/16/2019

Corbyn decries BBC's 'inaccuracies' over Labour antisemitism Labour leader says Panorama adopted ‘predetermined’ critical positionJeremy Corbyn has said there were “many, many, inaccuracies” in the BBC Panorama documentary about antisemitism in the party, saying that the programme adopted a “predetermined position” before it was aired.The Labour leader made t...
20:51, 07/13/2019

Parliament must 'get a deal done', Labour's Corbyn says on Brexit Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain's Labour Party, said on Friday local election results should spur lawmakers to find a way to break the deadlock over Brexit and "get a deal done" to leave the European Union....
18:00, 05/03/2019

UK PM May's spokesman: No way forward yet in Brexit talks with Labour The British government has yet to find a way forward in talks with the opposition Labour Party on how to reach a compromise Brexit deal, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday....
13:51, 04/29/2019

Labour suspends NEC member over antisemitism claims Pete Willsman was recorded claiming an Israeli agent had infiltrated the partyLabour has suspended a controversial member of its ruling national executive committee (NEC) after he was recorded claiming that an Israeli agent had infiltrated the party.Pete Willsman, an ally of Jeremy Corbyn, also said...
17:51, 05/31/2019

Corbyn defends Labour's bid for both leavers and remainers Polls suggest his party could be squeezed into third place in the European electionsJeremy Corbyn has given a robust defence of Labour’s decision to try to appeal to both leavers and remainers in this Thursday’s European elections.With an Observer poll suggesting Labour could be squeezed into third ...
19:00, 05/19/2019

The Londoner: Labour's mixed feelings over win Labour MPs express fears that Peterborough result excuses anti-Semitism/ Ruth Wilson on "ferocious" Glenda Jackson/ Liam Gallagher throws some shade/ Will the Penny (Mordaunt) drop?...
20:17, 06/07/2019

Labour manifesto restates position on another referendum Labour has agreed a European elections manifesto that restates the party's commitment to pushing for another referendum if it cannot change the Brexit deal or force a general election....
19:17, 04/30/2019

New UK PM must put Brexit plan to second referendum: Labour's Corbyn Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday said Britain's next prime minister must put their Brexit plan to a second referendum on European Union membership, saying his party would campaign to remain....
14:34, 07/09/2019

New UK PM must put Brexit plan to second referendum, says Labour's Corbyn Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn challenged whoever becomes the country's new prime minister to test their Brexit plan with a second referendum on European Union membership, saying his opposition party would campaign to remain....
13:17, 07/09/2019

Labour u-turn over decision to readmit antisemitism row MP Labour has been forced into an embarrassing U-turn over a decision to reinstate left-wing MP Chris Williamson, who had been suspended in an antisemitism row....
20:00, 06/28/2019

'Labour must find backbone and back second referendum' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has said the party must fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance of winning the next general election....
08:00, 05/26/2019

Jeremy Hunt warns PM not to bow to Labour demands Theresa May has been warned that bowing to Labour demands could see her lose the support of more Tory MPs for her Brexit deal than she gains in opposition votes....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Britain should not become U.S. 'messengers' over Iran: Labour's Burgon Britain should not become the "messengers" for U.S. President Donald Trump over Iran's seizure of a UK-flagged tanker, Richard Burgon, justice spokesman for the opposition Labour Party, said on Sunday....
13:00, 07/21/2019

Lawmakers demand Labour take anti-Semitism seriously LONDON (AP) — Some 90 senior members of Britain’s opposition Labour Party have urged the group’s leader Jeremy Corbyn to expel a lawmaker accused of being an apologist for anti-Semitism. The demand came soon after the party lifted its suspension of Chris Williamson, a lawmaker who had be...
17:51, 06/27/2019

UK's Labour not 'getting very far' in government Brexit talks: Ashworth An attempt by Britain's main opposition Labour to try to persuade the government to back its alternative plan for leaving the European Union is not "getting very far", the party's health policy chief said on Sunday....
14:51, 05/12/2019

Meghan, Wife Of Prince Harry, Has Gone Into Labour: Statement Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and wife of Britain's Prince Harry, went into labour in the early hours of Monday, Buckingham Palace said in a statement....
23:34, 05/06/2019

Inside the neo-Nazi plot to kill a Labour MP – podcast A plot to kill a Labour MP and a police officer was only disrupted after an informant within the neo-Nazi group National Action blew the whistle. Robbie Mullen passed the details on to Hope Not Hate’s Matthew Collins. Here, they tell their extraordinary story. Also today: the columnist Aditya Chakra...
12:34, 05/23/2019

UK Labour's Corbyn backs second referendum on any Brexit deal British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn backed a second referendum on any Brexit deal on Wednesday, his strongest support yet for a vote he said must offer "real choices" for those who want to leave or stay in the EU....
18:51, 06/19/2019

| Labour's Jeremy Corbyn backs second Brexit referendum Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour party, has said it is "right to demand" a second referendum on any deal about the country's departure from the European Union, or Brexit....
00:00, 06/20/2019

Labour's Corbyn: Any new Brexit vote will not be 'Leave' or 'Remain' re-run Any new Brexit referendum should be about the terms of a deal struck with the European Union and not a repeat of the 2016 choice for Leave or Remain, opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Wednesday....
00:17, 05/30/2019

Labour to launch review of City's progress on emissions John McDonnell says review will focus on firms’ readiness to cut emissions and opportunities for greener investmentLabour is to examine the readiness of City firms to cut carbon emissions and invest responsibly to tackle the climate emergency, shadow chancellor John McDonnell said on Monday.A review...
15:51, 06/24/2019

Labour MPs say they won't back a Brexit deal without a people’s vote Corbyn faces opposition from at least 60 MPs to a customs pact with May without a second voteJeremy Corbyn will not be able to get enough of his MPs to back a Brexit deal without the promise of a second referendum, even if Theresa May makes a big offer on a customs union and workers’ rights this wee...
01:00, 05/06/2019

From 44 to 4, Centre to Streamline Labour Laws To Bring In Business More than 40 labour laws will be shrunk to just four as the Centre plans to make it easier for companies to do business in India and recapture the momentum it lost in the recent months....
00:34, 06/12/2019

Labour: Government still refusing to move on Brexit red lines There appears to be no end to the Brexit deadlock in sight, with Labour again accusing the government of refusing to budge on its red lines in cross-party talks....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Labour victory in Peterborough rattles Tory nerves Brexit Party hits Tory vote Labour wins Peterborough by-election More MPs show support for Boris Johnson in Tory leadership contest Peterborough by-election winner hit by backlash over 'anti-Semitic' likes online...
20:17, 06/07/2019

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previous denial of climate science, after several other Conservative leadership hopefuls said they accepted the reality of the climate emergency.A dividing l...
00:51, 06/06/2019

UK's Labour questions whether successor to PM May would honor Brexit deal A major sticking point in talks between Britain's government and opposition Labour Party is the lack of any guarantee that a successor to Prime Minister Theresa May would deliver on any Brexit agreement, Labour's trade policy chief said on Sunday....
11:34, 05/12/2019

UK's Labour vows to more than double youth minimum wage A future Labour government would more than double the minimum wage in Britain for workers under the age of 18 to 10 pounds an hour, its leader said on Saturday, stepping up his campaign over the cost of living....
17:17, 05/11/2019

Business warning over Labour minimum wage hike Businesses have warned that a "tit-for-tat" over the minimum wage could damage jobs after Jeremy Corbyn announced Labour plans to increase pay for young workers....
15:51, 05/11/2019

Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labour leaders Management and labour leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
14:34, 05/11/2019

Hancock attacks 'antisemitic' Labour at Tory hustings Health Secretary Matt Hancock has attacked Labour at a hustings event, where he apparently warned of the danger of an "antisemitic party" taking power....
23:51, 06/05/2019

High heels at work are necessary, says Japan's labour minister Ministry responds to #KuToo petition calling for end to women having to wear heels at workJapan’s health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is “necessary and appropriate” after a petition was filed against the practice.The remark cam...
22:34, 06/05/2019

Labour reveals plans to fit solar panels to 1.75m homes Jeremy Corbyn to make pledge as part of party’s ‘green industrial revolution’Labour have announced plans to fit solar panels to 1.75m homes lived in by socially housed or low-income households as part of its promised “green industrial revolution” to try to combat climate change and boost jobs.The pr...
03:00, 05/16/2019

May refusing to budge on Brexit customs union, says Labour Shadow business secretary says plan to bring PM’s deal back to Commons is dangerous Follow the day’s political developments - live!The government is refusing to budge on Labour’s central demand for a permanent customs union in cross-party talks on Brexit, according to Rebecca Long-Bailey, the shadow...
12:51, 05/16/2019

A Brexit deal by 'caretaker' PM with labour could be scuppered by backbenchers Theresa May is returning to Westminster - after the Tories’ local elections meltdown and a Bank Holiday breather - ready to gamble on a high-risk Brexit deal with Labour....
07:51, 05/07/2019

Neo-Nazi who planned to murder Labour MP jailed for life Jack Renshaw, 23, intended to kill Rosie Cooper and police officer Victoria HendersonA neo-Nazi who admitted plotting the murder of the Labour MP Rosie Cooper has been sentenced to life in prison, with a minimum term of 20 years.Jack Renshaw, 23, bought a 48cm (19in) gladius knife to kill the West L...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Labour to launch bid to block new PM from forcing no-deal Brexit Opposition day debate picked for motion backed by SNP, Lib Dems, Greens and a Tory MPToday’s political developments - live updatesLabour will launch the first step in an audacious cross-party attempt to block a new prime minister from forcing through a no-deal Brexit.With the backing of the former C...
19:51, 06/11/2019

UK Labour lawmakers unlikely to back May's Brexit deal: McDonnell Lawmakers from Britain's opposition Labour Party are unlikely to be persuaded to back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal when she puts it to a vote in parliament next month, the party's finance chief John McDonnell said on Tuesday....
15:34, 05/21/2019

With low expectations, UK Conservatives and Labour resume Brexit talks Britain's Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party resume Brexit talks on Tuesday to try to find a way to break the deadlock in parliament over the country's departure from the European Union....
16:34, 05/07/2019

Brexit referendum more likely if talks collapse, Labour's Benn says Another referendum on European Union membership is more likely if talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party collapse, an influential Labour lawmaker said on Friday....
10:51, 05/17/2019

UK's Labour vows to bring down PM Johnson and delay Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party began its campaign to bring down Prime Minister Boris Johnson, urging lawmakers to back a no-confidence vote and unite behind a caretaker government led by Jeremy Corbyn to prevent a no-deal Brexit....
12:34, 08/15/2019

Labour would not block new Scottish independence referendum - McDonnell Jeremy Corbyn's closest ally has raised the possibility of a Labour-SNP pact at Westminster by saying a future Labour government would not block a second Scottish independence referendum....
03:34, 08/07/2019

UK's Labour walks Brexit tightrope in EU election campaign Britain's main opposition Labour Party has launched its campaign for the European Parliament election with an attempt to appeal to Brexit-backers and pro-Europeans alike....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Labour still doesn’t take the threat of Boris Johnson seriously | Zoe Williams Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership is more defined by its opposition to New Labour than to the ConservativesJeremy Corbyn’s support among Labour members has collapsed, according to polling for the Times: nearly two-fifths of them would like to see the leader step down before the next general election; 43% s...
05:17, 07/23/2019

Labour peers attack Corbyn over antisemitism in paper ad Labour peers have taken out a newspaper advert accusing Jeremy Corbyn of "failing the test of leadership" by allowing antisemitism to "grow in our party"....
18:51, 07/17/2019

Ex-Labour official to defend breaking gagging order Labour's ex-head of disputes will argue whistleblowing laws allow him to give testimony to journalists on the party's handling of antisemitism allegations, Sky News understands....
03:00, 07/09/2019

Jeremy Corbyn defends Labour's position on Brexit The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn has said: "There has to be an agreement with the European Union and there then has to be a public vote."...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Labour's McDonnell pledges to tackle 'scourge' of poverty John McDonnell is unveiling a socialist revolution aimed at reducing the "scourge" of poverty, which will be the centrepiece of Labour's manifesto in a general election....
07:34, 07/17/2019

Labour commits to total ban on keeping monkeys as pets Plan to prevent 5,000 primates being caged in UK comes ahead of possible general election A total ban on keeping monkeys as pets would be brought in under a Labour government to stop up to 5,000 primates being kept in cages in the UK.Labour announced it would make it illegal to train or keep marmose...
01:51, 08/20/2019

Labour lawmakers in Scotland blame Corbyn for EU drubbing Senior members of Britain's Labour Party in Scotland blamed leader Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit "ambiguity" on Monday for a Labour wipeout in Scotland in the European Parliament election....
19:00, 05/27/2019

Labour antisemitism row: Watson under fire for Formby attack Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has been criticised by senior colleagues over his attack on a top party figure, as the party's bitter antisemitism row continues....
17:51, 07/12/2019

Labour antisemitism: 30 whistleblowers to give evidence to EHRC Jewish Labour Movement to submit detailed statements to equalities watchdogMore than 30 whistleblowers including current Labour members of staff will submit evidence to the equalities watchdog about antisemitism in the party, the Guardian understands.The revelation comes after eight former members o...
17:00, 07/11/2019

Union chiefs agree Labour should back Remain Labour-affiliated trade unions have agreed the party should campaign for a second EU referendum and support Remain if the next Conservative prime minister negotiates a fresh Brexit deal....
21:00, 07/08/2019

Labour pivots to support second EU referendum after election slump Labour has performed a dramatic pivot to support an EU referendum "now" because it is "highly unlikely" the party can force another general election....
23:17, 05/27/2019

"Work Is Worship": May Day, Labour Day Wishes Pour In On Twitter Labour Day or May Day honours the hard work of workers across the world and celebrate their achievements. International Workers' Day is celebrated on May 1 every year....
11:51, 05/01/2019

Corbyn in emergency meeting over Labour antisemitism crisis Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to hold an emergency meeting of his shadow cabinet and a showdown with his MPs as the antisemitism crisis engulfing Labour threatened to spiral out of control....
03:17, 07/16/2019

Conservatives, Labour need to compromise to get Brexit deal: UK minister Both the ruling Conservatives and the Labour opposition have to compromise to get a Brexit accord through parliament, Justice Minister David Gauke said on Saturday when asked about reports that Prime Minister Theresa May is optimistic about a deal....
14:17, 05/04/2019

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
23:17, 05/28/2019

Watson: Labour's response to antisemitism documentary 'deplorable' Labour's deputy leader has hit out the party's dismissal of claims of interference in cases of antisemitism, saying the response to the allegations was "deplorable"....
12:17, 07/11/2019

Labour launches website to educate members about antisemitism Labour has launched a website featuring "education materials" on how members can confront racism, with antisemitism the first kind of discrimination highlighted....
20:34, 07/21/2019

Labour and Tories 'very, very close' to Brexit deal, says minister The Conservatives and Labour are "very, very close" on Brexit and so it would be "surprisingly easy" to broker a deal, cabinet newcomer Rory Stewart has told Sky News....
16:00, 05/05/2019

Let's make a Brexit deal, UK PM May tells Labour opposition British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party have a duty to strike a compromise Brexit agreement to end months of political deadlock over Britain's exit from the European Union....
15:00, 05/05/2019

Let’s make a Brexit deal, UK PM May tells Labour opposition LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party have a duty to strike a compromise Brexit agreement to end months of political deadlock over Britain’s exit from the European Union. Writing in the Mail on Sunday, May told Labour ...
13:17, 05/05/2019

Jewish leaders accuse Labour of 'letting off' antisemites Party says it is taking ‘decisive action’ after leaked draft of disciplinary process sparks further angerLabour has been accused by the Board of Deputies of British Jews of “letting off” people accused of antisemitism without sanction, after a leaked draft of the party’s disciplinary process showed ...
21:51, 07/19/2019

Controversies make it seem that Labour is failing to listen to critics Tuesday saw the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) launch an investigation into Labour's handling of antisemitism allegations. Meanwhile, the party expelled Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair's former director of communications, after he admitted to voting Liberal Democrat in the recent EU elect...
05:51, 05/29/2019

Corbyn pledges Labour transparency on UK carbon footprint Labour in power would change law to reveal imported emissions and ‘carbon leakage’The UK will stop hiding its “true impact” on the climate by revealing its consumption of carbon emissions from across the world, Jeremy Corbyn was due to pledge on Sunday.In an attempt to place his party at the forefro...
08:00, 07/14/2019

Watson 'undermining' Labour on antisemitism to 'attack leadership' Labour's deputy leader has "undermined" efforts to handle antisemitism complaints in order to "attack the leadership", according to a member of the party's governing body....
21:00, 07/08/2019

UK's May steps up calls for Labour to agree a Brexit deal British Prime Minister Theresa May has stepped up calls on Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to agree a cross-party deal to leave the European Union, following poor results for both parties in local elections on Thursday....
02:51, 05/05/2019

UK’s Labour shifts policy, now backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain’s main opposition Labour Party says Britain’s next prime minister should hold a referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc...
14:51, 07/09/2019

Labour will call for no-confidence motion in next Tory PM, McDonnell says Shadow chancellor says any incoming prime minister should go to the country and seek a mandateLabour will try to force a vote of no confidence in the next prime minister as soon as they take office, John McDonnell said, as Conservative candidates throw their hats into the ring to succeed Theresa May...
13:34, 05/25/2019

Labour frontbencher denies second referendum is official Brexit policy A senior Labour frontbencher has denied the party's official stance on Brexit is to push for a second referendum despite a host of senior colleagues backing a new public vote....
16:17, 06/09/2019

Corbyn ally admits Brexit policy has 'damaged' Labour Labour's Brexit policy has "damaged" its electoral standing and the party should now discuss whether to revoke Article 50 if it wins the next election, according to an ally of Jeremy Corbyn on Labour's ruling body....
17:00, 07/07/2019

Labour split over 'futile' gagging orders amid new antisemitism row Labour's shadow cabinet is split over the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in relation to former staff, as the party braced itself for another row over its handling of antisemitism allegations....
17:00, 07/07/2019

Corbyn to reveal Labour plans to nationalise UK's energy network Critics say it would be at huge cost to taxpayer and delay shift towards renewable energyJeremy Corbyn will outline plans to nationalise Britain’s energy network in a move that would transfer companies to public ownership soon after a Labour election win.The Labour leader is expected to say on Thurs...
14:51, 05/15/2019

Fight to replace PM May complicating Brexit talks: Labour's McDonnell The battle among leading Conservatives to replace Theresa May as prime minister threatens to derail talks with the opposition Labour Party and the bid to find a Brexit compromise, Labour's John McDonnell said....
00:34, 05/12/2019

UK's Labour must back new vote between 'leave' and 'remain' on Brexit: Starmer Britain's main opposition Labour Party must back a public vote between a credible "leave option and remain", its Brexit policy chief said on Monday, pressing the party's leadership to embrace a new referendum whole-heartedly....
12:00, 05/27/2019

Automatically kick out antisemitic members, Starmer urges Labour Labour should change its rules to automatically throw out members involved in "clear" cases of antisemitism, a member of Jeremy Corbyn's top team has said....
12:00, 07/10/2019

Look beyond Brexit, Britain's Labour asks voters in European election Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urged Britain on Thursday to look beyond Brexit and vote for his opposition party's fight against austerity at this month's European election, a poll he blamed on the government's "complete failure" to leave the European Union....
17:51, 05/09/2019

This government is neglecting cycling – Labour would change that | Andy McDonald MPs must stop prioritising cars over people if we are to stand a chance of meeting climate goalsThe UK is among the worst countries in Europe for cycling participation, and the government is predicted to achieve just a third of the 800m extra cycling trips by 2025 it had aimed for. What’s more, much...
12:34, 07/09/2019

Trump snubs UK Labour leader, calls him a "negative force" U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had decided not to meet opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on his trip to Britain, describing him as a "negative force"....
16:17, 06/04/2019

Jeremy Corbyn lambasted by Labour MPs in ‘worst meeting as leader’ MPs criticise Labour’s handling of Brexit and complaints of harassment and antisemitism Labour MPs tore into Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit strategy at a party meeting on Monday night, with several MPs loyal to the leadership saying they felt ashamed to vote for the party at the European elections and urgin...
22:51, 06/10/2019

UK's Labour discusses timing of no confidence vote with Conservative lawmakers Britain's Labour Party will call a no confidence vote in the government when it believes members of the ruling Conservatives will support it, a party spokesman said....
12:17, 07/07/2019

Trump's labour secretary quits after Jeffrey Epstein case row US Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta has quit amid criticism of his handling of a plea deal with billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls....
16:34, 07/12/2019

UK Labour demands probe into Boris' top man over Deutsche Bank career Britain's opposition Labour party has challenged PM Boris Johnson's choice of finance minister. It has raised a raft of concerns about Sajid Javid's career with Deutsche Bank in the run-up to the global financial crisis....
01:00, 08/07/2019

UK Labour moves to prevent new PM pursuing no-deal Brexit: Starmer Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Wednesday it had brought forward a motion for parliament to take control of government business to prevent a new prime minister pursuing a no-deal Brexit....
16:51, 06/12/2019

Fury as biscuit heir downplays forced labour under Nazis The heir to the German company behind Leibniz biscuits has been criticised after apparently downplaying the suffering of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule....
13:00, 05/15/2019

Suspending parliament for no-deal Brexit would be scandalous: Labour's Benn Any suggestion of suspending parliament to try to force through a so-called no-deal Brexit would be "scandalous" and probably will never happen, Hilary Benn, an opposition Labour lawmaker and chair of the Brexit parliamentary committee, said on Sunday....
13:17, 06/16/2019

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in S.Korea as labour row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Monday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wartime labour roiled ties between the U.S. allies....
08:17, 07/05/2019

Corbyn pledges Labour will back referendum on any Brexit deal Leader says his party would ‘do whatever is necessary to stop a disastrous no-deal outcome’Jeremy Corbyn has pledged that Labour will back a second referendum on any Brexit deal put to parliament, but warned of a “deliberately inflamed divide” as he sought to calm tempers among senior party figures....
07:17, 05/30/2019

Labour must back Remain to survive, warns Tom Watson memo Deputy leader fears ‘catastrophic’ vote loss to Lib Dems and GreensLabour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has warned MPs and peers that an analysis of the party’s losses in recent local and European elections that was presented to the shadow cabinet last week dangerously underestimated the crisis it wi...
09:34, 06/23/2019

Labour acts on risk of 'dark money' from Farage-led lobbyists Creation of new World4Brexit group with US base prompts alert to elections watchdogLabour has written to the elections watchdog urging pre-emptive action to ensure a US-based pro-Brexit lobbying group, co-run by Nigel Farage, does not risk “dark money” from overseas subverting the UK electoral syste...
19:51, 07/31/2019

Hammond plots with Labour to kill Johnson’s no-deal Brexit Meanwhile, poll shows ‘Boris bounce’ with Tories in lead over LabourThe former Tory chancellor Philip Hammond held private talks with Labour’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer shortly before Boris Johnson entered Downing Street last Wednesday, to plot cross-party moves aimed at preventing the new prime...
01:17, 07/28/2019

Labour’s plans for cheap green energy are no more than electric dreams Proposals for renationalising gas and electricity are based on hopes of buying companies on the cheapLabour’s plans to renationalise water, energy and rail companies have widespread support and with good reason: these industries are failing to meet the legitimate expectations of the public.The quest...
11:00, 05/19/2019

On World Day Against Child Labour, Leaders Share Thoughts On Twitter This year's World Day Against Child Labour theme is "children shouldn't work in fields, but on dreams." According to International Labour Organisation, today 152 million children are still in child......
09:17, 06/12/2019

Labour panics as remain voters switch to Liberal Democrats Polls makes Vince Cable’s party the favourite for remainers and puts it in first place in LondonSenior Labour figures were engaged in a desperate battle to shore up the party’s support on Saturday night, amid warnings that its stance on Brexit was helping to “detoxify the Lib Dems”.With just days le...
07:51, 05/19/2019

UK Labour expels ex-Blair spin doctor Alastair Campbell One of the best-known figures in Britain’s Labour Party for the last 20 years, Alastair Campbell, says he has been expelled for backing another party in last week’s European election...
16:17, 05/28/2019

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for days at the hands of Beijing police....
08:17, 05/26/2019

UK's Labour aim to seize parliamentary time to try to stop no-deal Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday it would try to take control of the parliamentary agenda on June 25 to give lawmakers the chance to introduce legislation aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit....
18:17, 06/11/2019

UK Labour kicks out Blair spin doctor Alastair Campbell Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair's chief press secretary has been kicked out of the party for voting Liberal Democrat in the EU elections. Alastair Campbell has been pushing for second referendum on Brexit....
17:51, 05/28/2019

Never again can Labour find itself on the wrong side of a historic choice | Tom Watson Appealing to Leavers and Remainers has failed : we must prevent a hard BrexitVoting in the European elections is over, with the results about to come in. The Tory leadership race, which will be won by a hardline Brexiter, has just begun. Everyone who cares about the Labour party and the country is b...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Brexit legislation needs to include public vote: Labour's Starmer The British government's Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill needs to include another public vote when it is presented to lawmakers again next month, the opposition Labour Party's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said on Saturday....
14:00, 05/18/2019

Labour body to back Panorama anti-Semitism whistleblowers Whistleblowers who spoke to the BBC Panorama programme about anti-Semitism in the Labour Party will be given support by the body representing hundreds of MPs and peers....
15:34, 07/16/2019

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded....
11:51, 05/29/2019

Labour may stay neutral if referendum is between its Brexit deal or remain Corbyn says Labour will back remain against no-deal Brexit as he and McDonnell pledge to stop exit without agreementLatest Brexit developments – liveJeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell have left the door open to their party staying neutral in a second referendum if the choice were a Labour deal or rema...
16:51, 08/19/2019

Labour's high street plan to reverse 'retail apocalypse' Empty high street shops should be given to start-ups and community projects to help reverse the "economic decay" of Britain's town centres, Jeremy Corbyn has said....
12:34, 08/17/2019

Britain's Labour meets to decide stance on second Brexit referendum Britain's main opposition Labour Party meets on Tuesday to hammer out its position on whether to demand a second referendum on any Brexit deal as part of its campaign for the European parliament election next month....
11:34, 04/30/2019

Tone of Brexit talks between UK government and Labour has improved: report Talks between Britain's government and the opposition Labour Party to break an impasse over Brexit are going better than before, a politics editor at HuffPost UK said on Monday, adding that negotiations were set to continue....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Labour and Tory MPs plot ‘radical’ law to thwart no-deal Brexit Those who feel any bid to topple Boris Johnson will fail are focusing on measures to stop the UK crashing outSenior Labour and Conservative MPs leading the battle to stop a no-deal Brexit are focusing on passing a “radical” new law to block it, after concluding that there is no imminent prospect of ...
00:17, 08/18/2019

'Purged' North Korea Official, Thought To Be In Labour Camp, Re-Appears A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts performance with the country's top brass, official......
09:51, 06/03/2019

Labour bloc plans 'radical' move to push through Brexit deal Call for ‘dramatic intervention’ to thwart no-deal Brexit by passing withdrawal agreementLabour MPs opposed to a second referendum are considering a “radical and dramatic intervention” to make clear to Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson they are prepared to vote for a Brexit deal, with one estimating t...
22:00, 08/14/2019

UK report cites Labour row as contributing to rise in anti-Semitic incidents The number of anti-Semitic incidents in Britain rose in the first half of the year, according to a charity on Thursday that cited alleged anti-Semitism in the opposition Labour party as a contributing factor....
02:51, 08/01/2019

Labour's Corbyn cannot lead a caretaker UK government: Liberal Democrat leader Jeremy Corbyn, the veteran socialist leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, cannot run an emergency government to stop a no-deal Brexit, the head of the Liberal Democrat Party Jo Swinson said on Thursday....
12:34, 08/15/2019

UK's Labour calls for investigation into finance minister Javid over Deutsche role Britain's opposition Labour Party on Monday called for Prime Minister Boris Johnson to investigate his finance minister Sajid Javid's role in financial misconduct during his previous career in finance before entering politics....
10:17, 08/05/2019

UK eyes middle of next week deadline for Brexit talks with Labour: reports The British government wants talks with the opposition Labour Party on a Brexit compromise to reach a conclusion by the middle of next week, several British journalists reported on Tuesday citing unnamed sources....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Labour weighs up delisting UK firms if they fail to fight climate change John McDonnell’s tough message likely to trip City alarm bells as party puts climate battle at heart of agendaUK companies failing to tackle climate change would be delisted from the London Stock Exchange under radical plans for greening the economy being drawn up by Labour.John McDonnell, the shado...
18:17, 05/10/2019

Love Corbyn, hate Brexit? Labour's EU elections dilemma – podcast Jeremy Corbyn launched Labour’s European elections manifesto with a renewed promise to back a second Brexit referendum in certain circumstances – but to also respect the result of the first. Yet for ardently pro-Corbyn Europhiles such as Momentum’s Laura Parker, it has been a tough balancing act to ...
05:51, 05/10/2019

TVS Motor Company To Offer 100% Discount On Labour For Flood-Affected Vehicles TVS Motor Company has initiated tie-up with multiple insurance companies to accelerate the claim process and will ensure availability of required parts in the region....
18:34, 08/23/2019

UK business group condemns Labour nationalization plans, Brexit delay Plans by Britain's opposition Labour Party to nationalize utilities including the country's electricity grid will damage investment as well as hurting many small shareholders, one of the country's main business groups warned on Tuesday....
01:00, 05/22/2019

John McDonnell urges Brexit referendum pledge in Labour manifesto John McDonnell and two senior shadow cabinet ministers will tonight pressure Jeremy Corbyn to shift to an explicit pledge for a second referendum in Labour's next election manifesto....
18:00, 07/15/2019

Britain's Theresa May begs Labour to support her 'last chance' Brexit compromise British Prime Minister Theresa May has asked Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to support her Brexit deal after offering sweeteners including the chance to vote on whether to hold a second referendum....
09:00, 05/22/2019

Tom Watson: Labour must find some backbone and back second Brexit referendum... fast Labour's deputy leader has said the party must "find some backbone" and fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance of winning the next general election....
15:17, 05/26/2019

Labour must back second Brexit vote or lose next election, Tom Watson warns Deputy leader says far more Remain supporters than Leavers have abandoned the partyLabour’s deputy leader Tom Watson today warns that his party will lose the next general election and any chance to form a radical, reforming government unless it quickly rewrites its Brexit policy and commits wholehea...
23:00, 05/25/2019

UK lawmakers opposed to Labour plan should consider no-deal Brexit threat: Corbyn The leader of the opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, said lawmakers who oppose his proposal to lead an emergency government should consider the threat posed to Britain by a no-deal exit from the European Union....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Britain's Labour tells PM May: Don't bother putting your Brexit deal to a vote British Prime Minister Theresa May should not put her Brexit deal to a fourth vote in parliament after her new offering to lawmakers met with renewed criticism, the opposition Labour Party said....
09:00, 05/22/2019

UK PM candidate Stewart says will not vote for Labour move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday he would not vote for a move by opposition Labour lawmakers that would try to prevent a no-deal Brexit by taking control of the parliamentary agenda....
00:00, 06/12/2019

Rajasthan Denies Report Of Gayatri Mantra Being Mandatory In Labour Rooms Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma on Wednesday denied reports that claimed Gayatri Mantra is mandatory to be played in labour rooms of medical centres....
03:00, 05/16/2019

UK's Labour calls for grouse shooting review as 'Glorious Twelfth' begins Britain's opposition Labour Party called on Monday for a review into driven grouse shooting, saying the sport's impact on the environment needed to be assessed....
16:00, 08/12/2019

Tory rebels line up with Labour to say: We'll unite to block no deal Senior Tories today hit out at leadership contenders threatening to suspend Parliament to ram through a no-deal Brexit as MPs prepared for a crunch vote to block such an "anti-democratic" move....
13:34, 06/12/2019

Poll surge for Nigel Farage sparks panic among the Tories and Labour Support for the Conservatives at the European elections slumps to 11%, less than a third of what the Brexit party is pollingSenior Tory and Labour politicians have issued frantic calls to their voters to back them in next week’s European elections after a new poll showed support for Nigel Farage’s B...
01:51, 05/12/2019

Brexit talks doomed? Labour concerned May's successor could ditch any deal Britain's opposition Labour Party has done all it can to reach a Brexit compromise with Prime Minister Theresa May but is deeply concerned a future Conservative leader could renege on any promises made by the current government....
18:51, 05/14/2019

May names Labour critic of Corbyn as government adviser on anti-Semitism A Labour MP who is a fierce critic of party leader Jeremy Corbyn was today appointed government adviser on anti-Semitism by Theresa May in one of her final acts as Prime Minister....
16:17, 07/23/2019

UK energy network firms rattled by Labour state ownership plan Britain's opposition Labour Party intends to take energy networks back into state ownership if elected, prompting infrastructure owners to warn of damage to investment, high taxpayer costs and a slower transition to green energy....
16:17, 05/15/2019

We must have a green industrial revolution. And Labour will lead it | Rebecca Long-Bailey We must draw on our history to find a way through the environmental crisis that faces usWhere I grew up, visits to Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum were a staple rainy-day activity. I remember the clanking of the huge, iron waterwheel and being amazed by its power. It was the plentiful rain,...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Labour vows to scrap 'unfair' uni offers based on predicted grades Students getting university offers based on predicted grades is "deeply unfair" and would be replaced by a new system under a Labour government, the party has pledged....
06:17, 08/14/2019

Cabinet ministers split over customs union Brexit deal with Labour Sceptics say it would not command majority among MPs or survive backbench changesFollow all the latest political news on our live blogCabinet ministers are bitterly divided over whether Brexit talks with Labour should broach the possibility of a customs union, with several sceptical that such a deal...
20:51, 05/01/2019

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will be forced to take radical steps to tackle the climate crisis under new regulations being proposed by the Labour party, addressing energy use, greenhou...
16:34, 05/31/2019

Labour MP Jess Phillips: "I'm Just Trying To Constantly Remind People, 'Don't Forget Women'" In the August 2019 issue of Vogue, features director Giles Hattersley meets Jess Phillips, Labour MP for Birmingham Yardley – and Britain's brightest new political star...
18:17, 07/04/2019

Labour MP Stella Creasy bombarded with teddies and notes in 10 years of harassment Labour MP Stella Creasy was pursued for 10 years and showered with bizarre gifts including soft toys and a tobacco pipe by a man who wanted her to be his wife, a court heard....
12:00, 06/19/2019

Senior Tories press May to abandon Brexit deal talks with Labour PM told that any deal involving customs union would be ‘bad politics and bad policy’Theresa May is under intense pressure to abandon cross-party Brexit talks, after a group of senior Conservative figures, including leadership contenders Boris Johnson and Dominic Raab, issued a strongly worded warnin...
04:17, 05/14/2019

Labour leader to meet Britain's top civil servant over newspaper report Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will meet Britain's top civil servant on Wednesday to demand an independent investigation into a report citing unidentified senior officials as expressing concerns over his health, his spokesman said....
16:51, 07/03/2019

Senior North Korean official reappears after 'forced labour' report Photo shows Kim Yong-chol attended an art performance with Kim Jong-un on SundayA senior North Korean official who was reportedly sent to a labour camp has attended a concert alongside the country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, state media have said.There had been speculation about the fate of Kim Yong-chol...
12:51, 06/03/2019

Theresa May To Make "New, Bold Offer" In Brexit Bill, Labour Sceptical British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a "new, bold offer" to lawmakers with "an improved package of measures" in a final attempt to get the Brexit divorce deal through parliament......
20:00, 05/19/2019

My colleagues needed a scalp... and there I was, says sacked Labour peer Baroness Hayter A senior Labour peer sacked by Jeremy Corbyn today blasted him for "wanting a scalp" after he was criticised by peers over his handling of the party's anti-Semitism crisis....
04:34, 07/19/2019

UK government and Labour continue to seek to agree way forward on Brexit: spokesman The British government and opposition Labour Party continue to seek to agree a way forward on Britain's exit from the European Union, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May's office said following the latest round of talks....
00:34, 05/14/2019

UK Labour's trade union backers support second referendum on Brexit deal British trade union leaders linked to the opposition Labour Party have agreed to back a second referendum on any Brexit deal reached by the next Conservative prime minister or a no-deal exit, according to a copy of the agreement seen by Reuters....
00:51, 07/09/2019

Labour of luxury: the migrant workers who build high-end Shanghai – in pictures Photographer Jonathan Browning pictures Chinese migrant workers in front of advertising billboards for the projects they are helping to construct – office complexes and luxury apartments for the wealthy of Shanghai Continue reading......
12:51, 06/18/2019

More funding needed to tackle child labour in agriculture says UN, marking World Day The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why on Wednesday’s World Day Against Child Labour, the UN agency for the sector is urging countries to allocate more funding to address a global surge in subsistence farming at every level. ...
22:17, 06/12/2019

The crisis in Kashmir – podcast Azhar Farooq and Vidhi Doshi report on the crisis over Kashmir, triggered by the Indian government’s decision to impose direct rule from Delhi. Plus Jason Burke on life in post-Mugabe ZimbabweA communications blackout means accurate, up-to-date information from Kashmir is extremely difficult to get....
06:17, 08/13/2019

Kashmir Fast Facts Read CNN's Fast Facts about Kashmir, a region in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges. India, Pakistan and China all claim partial or complete ownership....
00:00, 08/23/2019

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stopping people from moving and speaking freely....
02:34, 08/15/2019

"Will Know Before Day Is Over...": P Chidambaram On Jammu and Kashmir Former Union Minister P Chidambaram today criticised the government over the house arrest of politicians in Jammu and Kashmir amid concerns over a massive troop build-up in the state. Mobile internet......
06:51, 08/05/2019

Labour peer Lord Brookman claimed £50,000 in expenses despite not speaking in Lords for year A Labour peer claimed nearly £50,000 in allowances over the space of a year despite not making any written or spoken statements in the House of Lords....
13:34, 05/31/2019

Labour's John McDonnell says he has no trust in PM as he accuses her of betraying Brexit talks Labour's shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said he does not trust the Prime Minister after details from cross-party talks on Brexit were reported by the media....
00:51, 05/06/2019

Brexit: Labour attacks 'appalling waste' as Johnson adds £2.1bn to no-deal fund Spending for Brexit preparations increased to stockpile medicines and recruit border officialsThe huge cost of a no-deal Brexit was laid bare on Wednesday as the government announced plans to set aside an extra £2.1bn for preparations including stockpiling of medicines, an extra 500 border officials...
09:51, 08/01/2019

UK Labour peers pause plan for no confidence vote in leader Corbyn: source The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, will not immediately face a symbolic no confidence vote from members of his own party in the upper chamber of parliament, a source with knowledge of a meeting on the matter said on Monday....
18:00, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Japan may take S.Korea wartime labour dispute to International Court of Justice-NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation for wartime forced labourers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration passes on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK reported....
05:17, 07/18/2019

"EVMs Transported By Child Labour": Tejashwi Yadav Attacks Poll Body RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav tweets photo of children carrying EVM boxes amid claims by opposition parties that BJP workers are tampering with the machines...
12:34, 05/22/2019

Claresholm welcomes foreign workers in new pilot project to address labour shortages A new pilot project from the federal government will see Claresholm welcome more foreign workers next year, helping address long-term labour shortages in the town....
02:00, 06/22/2019

No deal would be disastrous. Labour must lead a national campaign to stop it | Owen Jones After alienating supporters with its Brexit stance, it can regain the initiative by blocking Boris Johnson’s dangerous fantasyOff a cliff they march: bowler hat-wearing, besuited Englishmen, left leg raised theatrically – à la Ministry of Silly Walks – over the precipice before they topple into the ...
21:51, 07/19/2019

Labour’s best tactic to beat Boris Johnson? A popular front | Paul Mason Corbyn’s uncertainty over Brexit is costing the party dear – a progressive pact with Greens and Lib Dems is its only optionBritain’s current political dynamics have been made crystal clear by the Brecon and Radnorshire byelection result. The Liberal Democrats won because Plaid Cymru and the Greens s...
07:17, 08/03/2019

UK PM candidate Gove: rushed no-deal Brexit would give Labour's Corbyn power Michael Gove, a leading contenders to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would delay Brexit rather than rush into a no-deal exit that could trigger an election that would propel Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to power....
16:00, 06/06/2019

Up to 30 Labour MPs prepared to vote for Brexit deal if PM secures fresh concessions: Telegraph Labour members of parliament are prepared to vote for a Brexit deal if British Prime Minister Boris Johnson secures fresh concessions from the European Union, the Telegraph reported on Monday....
04:00, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 1-UK's Labour calls for investigation into finance minister Javid over Deutsche role Britain's opposition Labour Party on Monday called for Prime Minister Boris Johnson to investigate his finance minister Sajid Javid's role in financial misconduct during his previous career as a banker before entering politics....
13:34, 08/05/2019

Support for Jeremy Corbyn's Labour plummets to lowest level in polling history Support for the Labour Party has dropped to just 18%, pushing the party into fourth in an opinion poll for the first time. The result matches lowest score for the party since polling began in the 1940s. Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit strategy and his leadership more broadly remains under intense scrutiny. L...
15:17, 07/04/2019

With potential to boost profits by up to 20 per cent, a woman’s place is at work, says UN labour agency Businesses perform better – sometimes by as much as 20 per cent – when they employ more women in top positions, UN labour experts said on Wednesday, warning nonetheless that most still pay lip-service to the idea of gender equality in the boardroom. ...
19:51, 05/22/2019

Tories and Labour suffer Brexit backlash as Lib Dems gain in local elections Voters punish Conservatives over failure to implement Brexit and Labour for its ambiguous stanceLocal elections: latest news liveElection tracker: results as they come inBoth the Conservatives and Labour have been seemingly punished by voters in local elections, with early results showing an apparen...
09:00, 05/03/2019

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent work, that can also protect populations from its harmful effects, the United Nations labour agency said on Wednesday. ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Labour members pile on pressure to kick out MP Chris Williamson in anti-Semitism row Grassroots Labour activists and MPs are piling pressure on Labour's most senior figures to push for suspended MP Chris Williamson to be expelled from the party....
15:17, 07/05/2019

The future of work ‘with social justice for all’ tops agenda of centenary UN Labour conference The Centenary International Labour Conference got underway on Monday at the UN in Geneva, with ILO chief Guy Ryder, calling on hundreds of delegates from around the world to help “construct a future of work, with social justice for all”....
20:51, 06/10/2019

India’s PM uses Independence Day to defend Kashmir changes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says that stripping the disputed Kashmir region of its statehood and special constitutional provisions has helped unify the country...
12:34, 08/15/2019

No-one in Indian-controlled Kashmir can read this One of the world's most sensitive regions is in the midst of a crisis and could be on the verge of conflict, but the world may not find out what's happening there until it's too late....
12:00, 08/09/2019

India Says It Will Ease Restrictions in Kashmir After putting the region on lockdown for two weeks, the government said schools would reopen on Monday and phone service would be gradually restored....
19:34, 08/16/2019

At Least 2,300 People Have Been Detained During the Lockdown in Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security lockdown and communications blackout imposed to curb unrest after New Delhi stripped the disputed region of statehood, according to top Kashmir police and arrest sta...
15:34, 08/21/2019

Pakistan's New Plight in Kashmir: What to Do About the Jihadists Islamabad faces international pressure to crack down on extremist groups focused on the disputed territory and domestic pressure to counter India after it revoked Kashmir’s autonomy....
14:34, 08/11/2019

What is happening in Kashmir? The best books to help understand With Kashmir under lockdown, Preti Taneja chooses books that explore the history of the most militarised region in the worldSeventy years after partition, the annexation of Kashmir by India is the endgame of Devraj, the Hindu nationalist businessman protagonist of my 2017 novel We That Are Young. Hi...
14:34, 08/15/2019

Kashmir: The world's most dangerous conflict The dispute over Kashmir has poisoned relations between India and Pakistan since the two became independent countries in 1947. Here's an overview of how tensions have grown more dangerous over the past seven decades....
05:34, 08/08/2019

Thousands protest in Islamabad over Kashmir There is real anger in Pakistan over Kashmir and it will be a momentous task keeping the calm over an issue which has fuelled passions here for so many decades....
00:51, 08/10/2019

What Is Article 35A And Why It Is A Sensitive Issue In Kashmir Political parties in Jammu and Kashmir have warned against any attempt by the centre to scrap Article 35A, a legislative provision that allows its assembly to qualify its permanent residents and their......
06:51, 08/05/2019

Man killed over allegation of cow smuggling in Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A Muslim man was fatally shot and another was injured by Hindu vigilantes in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday over allegations of cow smuggling. A group of Hindu men intercepted the two Muslims in the outskirts of southeastern Bhaderwah town before dawn and shot at them a...
18:34, 05/16/2019

8,000 More Troops Being Sent To Kashmir After Article 370 Scrapped At least 8,000 paramilitary troops have been airlifted to Jammu and Kashmir from different parts of the country today after the centre announced it would scrap Article 370 from the state, which......
10:17, 08/05/2019

I Was in Kashmir When India Seized Control. This Is What I Saw On Monday, the Indian government announced that Kashmir’s constitutionally-mandated autonomy would be revoked and political rule imposed from Delhi. This northern territory, claimed by both India and Pakistan and ruled in part by each, had been largely autonomous since it agreed to join India ...
23:34, 08/07/2019

The prospect of Boris Johnson as prime minister has reignited Labour’s civil war | Gaby Hinsliff Critics of the party leadership are right to think it must clean up its act if a general election is comingWhy now? That’s the obvious question arising from yet another bruising encounter between Jeremy Corbyn and his frustrated MPs, widely described as the worst meeting since the last one.The charg...
17:00, 06/11/2019

John McDonnell says he cried with joy when Jeremy Corbyn reached Labour leadership shortlist in 2015 Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has admitted that he cries "all the time" and burst into tears when Jeremy Corbyn reached the Labour leadership shortlist in 2015....
21:34, 06/01/2019

Labour's Corbyn backs taking Brexit back to the people, in election or public vote Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Monday Brexit could only be resolved by taking the issue back to the people, either at a new national election or a public vote....
14:17, 05/27/2019

‘A trusted voice’ for social justice: Guterres celebrates 100 years of the International Labour Organization The International Labour Organization (ILO) has been “a trusted voice” to “ensure social justice in every corner of our world”, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, at a high-level meeting to commemorate the centenary of what was the first ever United Nations agency....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Other Parties Trying To Create Fear Among People Of Kashmir, Says BJP The BJP's Jammu and Kashmir unit on Saturday accused leaders of the National Conference, PDP and the Congress of deliberately trying to trigger panic among the people as they themselves were......
08:17, 08/04/2019

India kills Kashmir's 'most wanted militant' Zakir Musa killed in gun battle with security forces, leading to protests and school closuresIndian security forces have killed an influential Kashmiri militant who led the first al-Qaida-affiliated cell in the disputed region, sparking protests and fears of wider unrest.Zakir Musa, 25, was part of ...
12:17, 05/24/2019

Article 35A: Your 5-Point Guide To Why It's So Sensitive For Kashmir Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's massive re-election, the BJP had pledged to end Article 35A for Jammu and Kashmir. With the Kashmir Valley now in lockdown and top leaders placed under house......
10:17, 08/05/2019

Tensions between India and Pakistan are ratcheting up over Kashmir. Here's why Tensions between India and Pakistan are high after New Delhi announced changes to the status of Kashmir, the disputed region at the heart of decades of conflict between the two nuclear-armed rivals. Here's what you need to know....
21:00, 08/08/2019

"Why Is PM Mum?" Opposition Wants Discussion On Trump's Kashmir Claim Amid a massive controversy over US President Donald Trump's claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to "mediate" on Kashmir, the opposition Congress has put in notice for a discussion in......
08:00, 07/23/2019

"Kashmir Such A Beautiful Name..." What Trump Said, Offering "Mediation" President Donald Trump offered to help resolve India and Pakistan's long-running conflict over Kashmir - citing an invitation from Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the government later denied. "If......
08:00, 07/23/2019

Five killed in gun battle in Indian-controlled Kashmir Indian troops and separatist militants clashed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday and five people were killed including a civilian, officials said, the latest casualties in a new phase of violence in the 30-year insurgency....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Kashmir Seethes Under Indian Security Clampdown As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised peace and prosperity for the disputed region of Kashmir in an Independence Day speech, Indian paramilitary forces blocked off streets in its largest city....
01:34, 08/16/2019

India Moves to End Kashmir's Special Status India’s government moved to end the autonomous status of its disputed northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, triggering a political uproar and risking unrest in Kashmir, which is at the center of one of the world’s most worrying nuclear face-offs....
17:34, 08/05/2019

India says it will end decades-long autonomy for Kashmir India announced Monday that it was ending special status to predominately Muslim Kashmir, threatening the region's autonomy it had enjoyed for decades while opposition legislators protested....
15:00, 08/05/2019

7 combatants, 2 civilians killed in Kashmir fighting SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Five rebels, two army soldiers and two civilians were killed Thursday during two gunbattles in disputed Kashmir that triggered anti-India protests and clashes, officials and residents said. The first gunbattle broke out in a neighborhood in southern Pulwama town as police and ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Pakistan to expel Indian ambassador over Kashmir changes Imran Khan says he is afraid India will carry out ethnic cleansing in disputed territoryPakistan will expel the Indian ambassador and suspend trade after suggesting its rival could carry out ethnic cleansing in Kashmir, where tensions remain high following Delhi’s decision to revoke the state’s spec...
10:00, 08/08/2019

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats said countries disagreed on wording of a statement, with some fearing any comment would escalate tensions or would show bias towards Pakistan by simply...
05:34, 08/17/2019

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in south Kashmir to be illegal under international law, experts said....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Kashmir lockdown — an uneasy calm prevails India-administered Kashmir has remained cut off from the outside world ever since New Delhi decided to end the region's autonomy and imposed a near-total communications blackout. DW managed to speak to some Kashmiris....
15:00, 08/09/2019

Ready For Polls In Jammu and Kashmir, Says BJP's Ram Madhav The BJP today urged Election Commission to hold assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and exuded confidence that party will form next government in the state. "We hope, we expect and we demand that......
23:17, 07/08/2019

Kashmir: DW reporter's first-hand account of the 'siege' People in India-administered Kashmir have been living with roadblocks, lockdowns and no communications for two weeks. DW reporter Rifat Fareed tells the story of life in Srinagar after it was cut off from the world....
23:17, 08/19/2019

Kashmir journalists frustrated by communications blockade Kashmir has nearly 180 English and Urdu daily newspapers, but only five are publishing these days due to restrictions imposed by Indian authorities to prevent unrest after New Delhi revoked the state's autonomy....
22:51, 08/09/2019

India’s Move in Kashmir: More Than 2,000 Rounded Up With No Recourse Kashmiri politicians, business owners, activists and scholars are among those swept up as India tightens its grip — critics say illegally — on the territory....
13:00, 08/23/2019

Security in Kashmir tightened following call for march Authorities have intensified patrols in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir after posters appeared calling for a public march to a United Nations office to protest New Delhi’s tightened grip on the disputed region...
17:00, 08/23/2019

11 students killed when bus falls into gorge in Kashmir Officials say a minibus carrying students to a picnic has fallen into a gorge along a Himalayan road in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing at least 11 and injuring seven others...
15:34, 06/27/2019

How far will China go to support Pakistan's position on Kashmir? Both India and Pakistan are vying for China's support in the dispute over Kashmir. Experts say that although China is critical of India's move to control the region, it's unlikely to affect economic ties with India....
10:51, 08/13/2019

Cut-off Kashmir resorts to primitive communication methods People in India-administered Kashmir are being forced to communicate with notes and human couriers after New Delhi cut the region off from the rest of the world by shutting down internet and telephone services....
10:51, 08/13/2019

| Pakistan PM welcomes UN's move to discuss Kashmir Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed the UN Security Council's decision to discuss tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir, a day after India slammed the rare meeting....
19:34, 08/17/2019

Families of Kashmir detainees in dark about where or why they are locked up Eleven days after Indian authorities began detaining hundreds of local leaders and activists in Kashmir, fearing violence after the region's special status was withdrawn, it is unclear in many cases where they are or why they were taken away....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Kashmir: Is the UN Security Council reluctant to get involved? Although the Security Council told India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute bilaterally, it didn't call a formal meeting or issue a statement. Some analysts dubbed the response "lukewarm."...
13:34, 08/17/2019

Muslims celebrate Eid despite severe crackdown in Kashmir The Muslim celebration of Eid-al-Adha was held in the India-administered region of Kashmir Sunday, without its traditional autonomy for the first time in decades....
03:17, 08/13/2019

Indian government to ease Kashmir restrictions India says it will ease the restrictions on Kashmir after New Delhi decided to revoke Kashmir's autonomy. It comes as the UN Security Council decides whether to call an emergency meeting on Kashmir at Pakistan's request....
05:00, 08/17/2019

Kashmir: Pakistan's Khan vows to 'fight until the end' During a visit to Kashmir, Prime Minister Imran Khan accused India's military of "planning" action in regions controlled by Pakistan. Khan said Pakistan was "fully prepared to respond."...
18:34, 08/14/2019

Several injured in Kashmir in clashes with Indian police Indian security forces injured at least six people on Saturday in Srinagar, the main city in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir, as several protests broke out against New Delhi's revocation of the region's autonomy last week....
01:51, 08/18/2019

Two Soldiers Injured In Pak Firing Along LoC In Jammu And Kashmir Two Army personnel were injured in Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Saturday....
13:18, 07/06/2019

| Trump talks Kashmir with India, Pakistan PMs US President Donald Trump has spoken with the prime ministers of India and Pakistan, urging them to reduce tensions over the disputed region of Kashmir....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Trump Talks Mediation On Kashmir Again, Says "Lot To Do With Religion" US President Donald Trump on Tuesday once again offered to mediate the "explosive" situation in Kashmir, saying it is a "very complicated place". Speaking a day after phone calls with both Prime......
07:34, 08/21/2019

Kashmir protesters clash with security forces People in India-administered Kashmir have once again taken to the streets to protest against New Delhi's decision to scrap the state's special status. The region has been in a state of lockdown in recent weeks....
06:00, 08/24/2019

India loosens restrictions in Kashmir for Eid al-Adha Authorities appear to be acting with utmost caution because of a fear of a backlash from residents who have been forced to stay indoors since last Monday....
21:20, 08/11/2019

| India want Davis Cup tie moved from Pakistan over Kashmir India have asked the ITF to shift their upcoming Davis Cup tie from Pakistan to a neutral venue due to escalating political tensions between the two nations....
19:35, 08/11/2019

She's Running From Kashmir To Kanyakumari In 100 Days With A Mission A 33-year-old marathon runner from Delhi is on a unique mission, one that combines immense physical strength and a wish to bring people of the country together. To accomplish this mission, Sufiya......
15:34, 06/18/2019

Labour ex-premiers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown issue stark warnings about no deal Brexit Former prime ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown have issued a stark warning to the country's next leader about the potentially "catastrophic" dangers of a no-deal Brexit....
15:00, 07/22/2019

Ukip candidate Carl Benjamin refuses to apologise for Labour MP Jess Phillips rape comments A YouTuber-turned-Ukip candidate who said he "wouldn't even rape" a female Labour MP has refused to apologise and insisted he was just treating women the same as men....
09:34, 05/08/2019

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their jobs, the UN labour agency, ILO, said on Thursday....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Labour civil war deepens with Diane Abbott retweeting call for Tom Watson to go amid anti-Semitism row Labour's civil war intensified today as Diane Abbott retweeted a call for deputy leader Tom Watson to consider quitting in the ongoing row over anti-Semitism....
22:00, 07/12/2019

Liberal Democrats top election poll as support for Tories and Labour plunges amid Brexit backlash The Liberal Democrats have surged into first place ahead of the Tories and Labour in a poll on how Britons would vote if a general election was to be held now....
08:17, 05/31/2019

Labour's proposal to make Jeremy Corbyn PM in emergency government is non-negotiable, says John McDonnell Labour's proposal that Jeremy Corbyn would serve as Prime Minister in a caretaker government is non-negotiable, shadow chancellor John McDonnell insisted today....
16:51, 08/19/2019

Anti-Semitism storm will cost Labour votes in City Hall elections, Corbyn told Labour faces "serious electoral damage" in next year's City Hall elections unless the party urgently tackles anti-Semitism, Jeremy Corbyn was warned today....
14:51, 07/19/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: the future of food and digital tech, labour justice in focus, denuclearization, and Kosovo This Monday, top stories includes: a new report on risks and opportunities of digital technology; social justice for all at the centenary UN labour conference; updates on Iran’s and North Korea’s nuclear programmes; tackling today’s problems with food; and updates on the relations between Kosovo and...
22:00, 06/10/2019

India imposes security lockdown in disputed Kashmir An indefinite security lockdown has been imposed in Indian controlled Kashmir as tensions have soared along the highly militarized frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region...
00:17, 08/05/2019

Security lockdown in place in Indian-controlled Kashmir An indefinite security lockdown was in place in the Indian-controlled portion of divided Kashmir with thousands of newly deployed soldiers in the increasingly tense region...
06:17, 08/05/2019

French Minister, In Call With Pak, Calls For "Restraint" Over Kashmir Jammu Kashmir Issue: France has called for "restraint and de-escalation" in a phone-call with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, asserting that it is "essential to abstain from any......
10:34, 08/21/2019

‘A horror’: B.C. law student still can’t reach her family due to Kashmir clampdown A Kashmiri woman who is studying in B.C. says she still can't get in contact with family back home, nearly two weeks after a security crackdown in the region....
06:17, 08/18/2019

Schools Reopen In Kashmir But Few Children Show Up: 10 Points A fraction of schools and all government offices opened today in Srinagar as the administration said restrictions were being eased in phases after two weeks of a security lockdown to avoid trouble......
09:17, 08/19/2019

Modi praises India's actions in Kashmir on independence day Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government's decision to revoke the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir state, saying he was proud that "'one nation, one constitution' has become a reality."...
23:34, 08/15/2019

What Happened In Kashmir Can Happen In Your State Too: Ramachandra Guha Noted historian Ramachandra Guha on Monday criticised the "arbitrary" manner in which the BJP-ruled central government scrapped the special status provided to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370, and......
22:34, 08/05/2019

Article 370: How India's special status for Kashmir works Revoking Article 370 of India's constitution was one of the promises made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party ahead of recent elections. On Monday, the government made good on its pledge, prompting criticism from Pakistan....
20:34, 08/05/2019

Fresh Kashmir border clashes leave several dead Both India and Pakistan offered conflicting reports of casualties. Pakistan on Tuesday announced plans to bring the Kashmir dispute before the UN's top court....
00:00, 08/21/2019

India’s government bar opposition, journalists from entering Kashmir Authorities sent the opposition leaders back to New Delhi after they waited for several hours at the airport in Srinagar, the main city in the region. Journalists were also stopped from entering....
20:00, 08/24/2019

No Major Incident Of Law And Order Violation In Kashmir: Officials There has been no major incident of law and order violation in Kashmir Valley and life is slowly returning to normal, top Jammu and Kashmir administration officials said on Monday....
07:17, 08/20/2019

India’s Government Revokes Kashmir’s Special Status (NEW DELHI) — India’s government revoked disputed Kashmir’s special status with a presidential order Monday as thousands of newly deployed troops arrived and internet and phone services were cut in the restive Himalayan region where most people oppose Indian rule. Home Minister Ami...
16:34, 08/05/2019

On Video, Kashmir School Teacher Threatens To "Slaughter" Boy With Axe A young boy shrieks as a man holds an axe over him, threatening to "slaughter" the child, a video that has emerged from Jammu and Kashmir shows. The man in the video is a teacher at a private school......
11:17, 07/03/2019

India set to withdraw Kashmir's special status and split it in two Move to split disputed state follows security crackdown and detention of politiciansIndia is set to withdraw the special status of the disputed territory of Kashmir and split the state in two, in a move likely to face major resistance in the Muslim-majority state and escalate tensions with Pakistan....
16:00, 08/05/2019

Families fear for their relatives in India-administered Kashmir The Kashmir conflict has split families apart for decades. Now as tensions have been reignited, families in Pakistan-administered Kashmir are worried about their relatives on the Indian side of the border....
06:34, 08/16/2019

More Delay Likely For Assembly Polls In Jammu And Kashmir, Say Sources Assembly polls in Jammu Kashmir is not likely to be held before November, indicated sources in the home ministry. The Election Commission, they said, has asked for a second opinion on extending......
05:17, 05/02/2019

Kashmir city on lockdown after calls for protest march Posters in India-administered Srinagar urged people to defy ban on public gatheringsThe main city in Indian-administered Kashmir has been placed under lockdown following calls for residents to march en masse against the revocation of the territory’s special status.Posters were put up overnight this ...
12:34, 08/23/2019

UK, Germany Warn Citizens Not To Travel To Jammu And Kashmir The United Kingdom and Germany on Saturday asked their citizens to avoid all travel to Jammu and Kashmir a day after the government asked tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to "immediately" cut......
15:17, 08/03/2019

Kashmir Special Status (Article 370) Ends "At Once": 10 Points Article 370 of the Constitution, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, has been removed, Home Minister Amit Shah said in parliament today, adding that President Ram Nath Kovind had signed......
10:17, 08/05/2019

Jammu And Kashmir To Be Split Into 2 Union Territories. What This Means The special status given through the constitution to Kashmir has ended, the government said today. Home Minister Amit Shah informed parliament that Article 370 has been abolished with the President......
10:17, 08/05/2019

In Kashmir's main city, only a few celebrate India's Independence Day India tightened security on Thursday in disputed Kashmir, sealing off many roads with barbed wire in the main city of Srinagar, as government officials and security forces held an Independence Day parade attended by only a few local people....
14:00, 08/15/2019

| 'Kashmir women are the biggest victims of this inhumane siege' After August 5, when India revoked Kashmir's special status and followed the move with a military lockdown, Uzma Javed did not leave her house for days....
19:34, 08/21/2019

No Record To Suggest That Some Sri Lanka Bombers Visited Kashmir: Top Cop Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh Sunday said there was no record to suggest that any of the suicide bombers, who carried out the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, had visited Kashmir as......
04:17, 05/06/2019

Girl, 11, Among 3 Injured In Pak Shelling In Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch Three civilians, including an 11-year-old girl, were injured when the Pakistan Army shelled villages and forward posts during ceasefire violation along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district......
01:51, 06/17/2019

Detained Kashmir-Based Journalist Released On Bond A Kashmir-based journalist, who was picked up from his home in Pulwama by security forces Thursday night, has been released on a bond, officials said on Friday....
19:34, 08/16/2019

Fury in India over Donald Trump's Kashmir claims US president said during meeting with Pakistani prime minister, Imran Khan, that India wanted him to mediate India’s foreign minister has firmly denied Donald Trump’s claim that the US president was invited by the Indian government to mediate in the Kashmir dispute, following a furious response from...
19:17, 07/23/2019

Terror Incidents Down By 70% In Remote Areas, 86% In Jammu And Kashmir Terror incidents in the hinterland have reduced by 70 per cent and in Jammu and Kashmir by 86 per cent in the last decade as compared to previous decade, Union minister of state for home G Kishan......
18:34, 07/23/2019

India Leaves Risky Political Vacuum in Kashmir India’s decision to sideline Kashmiri political leaders as it enforces a military lockdown has left many locals wondering how their Muslim-majority state will mesh with an increasingly Hindu-dominant India....
04:00, 08/24/2019

Rural Outreach By Bureaucrats Breaks Ice In Jammu And Kashmir It has been a massive public outreach program of the Jammu and Kashmir government. Around 4,500 government officers stayed overnight among people in villages across the length and breadth of the......
20:00, 06/21/2019

"Kill Those Who Have Looted Kashmir": Governor Malik To Terrorists Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik waded into controversy on Sunday by asking terrorists to target corrupt politicians who have "looted the entire wealth" of the state rather than innocent......
20:17, 07/21/2019

Schools, telephone lines to reopen in Kashmir after lockdown Authorities began restoring some telephone lines in Indian Kashmir on Friday night, the top state official said, as heavy security prevented some protests in the region's main city of Srinagar from getting out of control....
04:00, 08/17/2019

No Such Request By PM: Centre To Parliament On Trump's Kashmir Bombshell Amid chaos in parliament over US President Donald Trump's stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to "mediate" on Kashmir, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said he wanted to......
08:00, 07/23/2019

Pakistan says Indian fire kills 2 civilians in Kashmir ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s military says Indian troops fired across a cease-fire line in the disputed Kashmir region, killing a woman and a 12-year-old boy. In a statement, it says another woman was wounded in the attack Sunday. The military says Pakistani troops responded to the fire, but th...
19:34, 05/05/2019

| Trump offers to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir US President Donald Trump has offered to mediate the decades-long Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan, a move that signals a shift in long-standing US policy....
04:17, 07/23/2019

Donald Trump offers to mediate Kashmir conflict The US president has said he "would love to be a mediator" for the frozen conflict between India and Pakistan. While Pakistan said Trump had the potential to "bring the two countries together," India appeared less keen....
03:00, 07/23/2019

PM Did Not Ask Trump To Mediate On Kashmir: India Counters US President The foreign ministry has denied US President Donald Trump's claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked him to "mediate" on Kashmir. President Trump, who hosted Pakistan Prime Minister Imran......
22:00, 07/22/2019

Candidate Credits Facebook For Getting Over A Lakh Votes In Kashmir He ran the election campaign on his Facebook page and surprised everyone with over 1 lakh votes in his kitty. Engineer Rashid, an independent candidate from Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla constituency......
13:00, 05/24/2019

Beyond Bullets And Bombs, Jammu And Kashmir Has A New Enemy: Drugs Jammu and Kashmir has been rocked by an increase in drug abuse and deaths. The challenge comes from across the border, where smuggling also funds terror. Drugs worth hundreds of crores have been......
17:17, 07/22/2019

Security Withdrawal Questioned After BJP Leader's Killing In Kashmir After the killing of BJP leader Gul Mohammad Mir by suspected terrorists in south Kashmir, serious questions of deliberate security lapses have been raised by his family as well as politicians in......
04:17, 05/06/2019

Why "Fifty Shades Of Grey" Came Up During Kashmir Debate In Parliament The book "Fifty Shades of Grey" featured in parliament today as Congress leader Manish Tewari referenced the erotic bestseller during the debate on the government's decision to end special status to......
12:00, 08/06/2019

India orders students, tourists out of Kashmir for security Thousands of Indian visitors and students are fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine “to curtail their stay” in the disputed territory, citing security concerns...
05:17, 08/04/2019

Schools, telephone lines to be opened in Kashmir after lockdown Authorities will begin restoring some telephone lines in Indian Kashmir from Friday night, including in the main city of Srinagar where afternoon prayers went peacefully amid heavy security, the top state official said....
16:00, 08/16/2019

A birth and a death amid Kashmir's harsh lockdown Around the time Mohammad Sikander Bhat lay dying at home in Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, Shafiq Ahmed was racing to get his pregnant wife to a hospital, negotiating about 85 km (53 miles) of highways through a maze of heavily guarded checkpoints....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Government Of India Spreading Fear On Kashmir, Says Congress The Congress has hit out at the government after its advisory on Friday asking tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to leave the Kashmir Valley "immediately" because of new intelligence about terror......
15:17, 08/03/2019

PhD Scholar Among 6 Terrorists Arrested For Jammu And Kashmir Car Blast A PhD scholar is among six terrorists caught in connection with the explosion inside a car on Jammu-Srinagar highway last month, when a convoy of the CRPF was passing, the police said....
10:17, 04/30/2019

India starts to ease restrictions in Kashmir after protest Residents of Kashmir can again use their landline phones after Indian authorities eased restrictions imposed as part of a lockdown earlier this month. The lockdown was put in place to avoid a violent reaction to India’s decision Aug. 5 to revoke some of the Muslim-majority region’s autonomy. C...
21:51, 08/17/2019

Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in Kashmir Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have begun restoring landline phone services after a nearly two-week unprecedented security crackdown and news blackout following a decision to downgrade the majority-Muslim region’s autonomy...
11:00, 08/17/2019

"Maintain Calm, Don't Believe Rumours": Governor To Kashmir Politicians Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday evening asked a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir politicians to "maintain calm and not believe rumours" that are circulating in the Kashmir Valley......
01:51, 08/03/2019

Troop Deployment In Kashmir Based On Security Needs, Says Centre Amid reports about a surge in troops posted in Jammu and Kashmir in the past few weeks, the Home Ministry said today that deployment in the state was based on the assessment of the internal security......
13:51, 08/02/2019

Hurriyat Ready For Talks, Says Jammu And Kashmir Governor The situation in Jammu and Kashmir is much improved now and the Hurriyat is ready for talks, Governor Satya Pal Malik has said. The "temperature is lower," the Governor declared at a programme in......
13:51, 06/23/2019

25,000 More Troops Being Moved To Kashmir, Week After 10,000-Strong Push Less than a week after moving 10,000 troops of paramilitary forces to Kashmir, the centre is rushing about 25,000 more paramilitary personnel to the Valley, as part of a massive troop build-up....
22:51, 08/01/2019

At 46 Per Cent BJP Gets Highest Ever Vote Share In Jammu and Kashmir The BJP, which bagged three Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir, has got its highest ever vote share of 46.4 per cent in the state, more than that of Congress, NC and PDP put together, as per EC......
15:00, 05/25/2019

Kashmir remains paralyzed by lockdown as resentment simmers Eleven days after the Indian government suspended all communications in Indian-controlled Kashmir, the disputed region still has no contact with the outside world....
05:34, 08/17/2019

PM Condemns Killing Of BJP Leader In Jammu And Kashmir's Anantnag Prime Minister Narendra Modi today strongly condemned the killing of a local BJP leader Ghulam Mohammed Mir, who was shot dead by suspected terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district....
06:17, 05/05/2019

Hundreds Protest in Indian-Controlled Kashmir After Crackdown (NEW DELHI) — Hundreds of people have held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir as India’s government assured the Supreme Court that the situation in the disputed region is being reviewed daily and unprecedented security restrictions will be removed over the next few days. Carry...
19:00, 08/16/2019

President's Rule In Jammu And Kashmir Extended For 6 More Months The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved extension of President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir for six more months beginning July 3, Union minister Prakash Javedkar said....
01:51, 06/13/2019

'Scared for my life': politician's daughter pleads for outside help for Kashmir State is in panic over India’s removal of its status, says Iltija Mufti from under house arrestThe daughter of one of Kashmir’s most prominent politicians has pleaded with the international community to act over an unprecedented clampdown on millions of people in the territory, warning that Kashmiri...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Indian Parliament votes to change Kashmir's status India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give the government in New Delhi greater authority over the disputed Muslim-majority region....
08:34, 08/07/2019

Pakistan will 'go to any extent' to fight India's plan for Kashmir Pakistan's military has condemned India's move to strip Indian-controlled Kashmir of its special status, and will "go to any extent" to fight the change, the country's chief of army staff said Tuesday....
15:00, 08/07/2019

Police: 2 ex-cops among 4 rebels killed in Kashmir fighting SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police say four militants have been killed in a gunbattle with government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir, including two counterinsurgency police officers who defected to fight with rebels in the disputed region. Police say the fighting erupted late Thursday after police a...
13:51, 06/07/2019

1 Dead, 2 Injured After Car Collides With Tractor In Jammu And Kashmir One person was killed and two others were injured when two vehicles collided head-on in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district on Thursday, officials said....
22:00, 07/04/2019

Seetlbird Offers To Set Up Manufacturing Plant In Jammu & Kashmir Just days after the BJP-led government announced scrapping Article 370, Steelbird Hi-tech India Limited has offered to set up a new manufacturing facility in Jammu & Kashmir....
15:34, 08/07/2019

Pakistan mulls increasing pressure on India over Kashmir Pakistan said on Tuesday it was considering further diplomatic and military pressure on India after the Hindu-majority nation stripped its portion of contested Kashmir of special status....
17:34, 08/06/2019

'Our hearts are on fire': Kashmir spends Eid al-Adha in lockdown Areas of Srinagar deserted during religious holiday, usually one of the year’s busiestMuslims in Indian-administered Kashmir spent the religious holiday of Eid al-Adha in a security lockdown, unable to call their friends and relatives as an unprecedented communications block remained in place for an...
23:17, 08/12/2019

Indian Clampdown Reverberates on Kashmir's Quiet Streets India’s military lockdown and communications blackout of disputed Jammu and Kashmir has left the disputed state’s biggest city full of closed shops and largely desolate streets, said local police officials and residents who left Srinagar hours earlier....
07:00, 08/08/2019

Kashmir's autonomy was stripped to free it from 'terrorism,' Modi says India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has addressed the nation for the first time since his government's controversial decision to strip Indian-controlled Kashmir of its special status earlier this week....
21:00, 08/08/2019

Pakistan asks UN Security Council to meet over Kashmir Pakistan has requested that the UN Security Council meet over India abolishing Kashmir's special autonomous status. Tensions have escalated in the region, which has been disputed for more than 70 years....
04:51, 08/14/2019

Medicines In Stock For 15 To 20 Days In Jammu And Kashmir: Administration The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday announced that all 376 notified as well as 62 essential or life saving medicines are available in stock in the Union Territory for 15 to 20 days....
15:00, 08/25/2019

BJP Protest Against Jammu And Kashmir Administration Over Leader's Murder Days after a local BJP leader was killed by suspected terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, the party has launched a protest against the state administration, currently controlled by the BJP government at......
17:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. supports direct dialogue between Pakistan, India on Kashmir The United States on Wednesday said it supports direct dialogue between India and Pakistan on the disputed Kashmir region and called for calm and restraint as the dispute escalated....
04:00, 08/08/2019

| WATCH | India to keep Kashmir lockdown for Eid on protest fears Indian authorities are expected to extend a military clampdown in Kashmir ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival on fears protests could break out over its stripping of the Muslim-majority region's autonomy....
14:52, 08/13/2019

The Latest: Pakistan-controlled Kashmir leader dismisses LOC The leader of Pakistan-controlled Kashmir says his government will no longer recognize a decades-old border after India stripped the portion of the disputed Himalayan region it administers of its statehood in a surprise move in Parliament last week...
15:34, 08/14/2019

‘What is our crime?’: Detentions of politicians deepen crackdown in Kashmir To maintain control in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to revoke autonomy for Muslim-majority Kashmir, India has sent thousands of troops to the region and detained hundreds of local politicians and party workers....
08:17, 08/13/2019

Police: 4 combatants, 1 civilian killed in Kashmir fighting Officials say three rebels, an army soldier and a civilian have been killed during a gunbattle in disputed Kashmir that triggered anti-India protests and clashes....
09:17, 05/16/2019

Pakistan expels Indian ambassador over Kashmir dispute Pakistan's National Security Committee has decided to downgrade diplomatic ties and suspend trade with India. The Hindu-nationalist government in India abolished the autonomous status of its part of Kashmir on Monday....
05:34, 08/08/2019

India and Pakistan have been fighting over Kashmir for decades. Is this tug of war about to go nuclear? The South Asian state of Kashmir is in the middle of a fight between India and Pakistan for control over its government.        ...
07:00, 08/08/2019

Pak Says Will Move UN Security Council On Kashmir With China's Support Pakistan says it will move the United Nations Security Council with China's support with a motion to condemn India for its decision to strip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status....
19:17, 08/10/2019

Man shot dead over allegation of smuggling cows in Kashmir Police and residents say a Muslim man has been shot and killed and another injured by Hindu vigilantes in Indian-controlled Kashmir over allegations of smuggling cows...
12:17, 05/16/2019

US Lawmaker Apologises To Indian-Americans Over Letter On Kashmir In an unprecedented move, a US Congressman has apologised to Indian-Americans for not consulting them before writing a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to express his concerns on human rights......
13:17, 08/13/2019

‘Anxiety Fills the Air.’ What It’s Like Inside Kashmir When All Communication With the Outside World Is Cut Off Fahad Shah is a Kashmiri journalist and the founder and editor of The Kashmir Walla, a weekly newspaper. He filed the piece below during the ongoing communications blackout in the Kashmir Valley. He can be found on Twitter: @pzfahad Delivered on a bright Monday morning, Imaad Tariq was one of the ...
23:34, 08/07/2019

India promises easing of restrictions, food for Kashmir Authorities enforcing a strict curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir have promised easing of restrictions and essential supplies for an Islamic festival...
04:51, 08/11/2019

Pakistan's PM Khan wants UN to take action over India Kashmir move Imran Khan has urged world leaders to stop India's abolition of Kashmir's autonomous status. Khan says he plans to approach the UN Security Council and the International Court of Justice to halt the move....
01:00, 08/07/2019

Pakistan vows to increase pressure on India over Kashmir Pakistan's PM Imran Khan has sharply condemned New Delhi's decision to end the special constitutional status enjoyed by India-administered Kashmir. Khan has also demanded action from the global community....
01:00, 08/07/2019

"Kashmir Move Will Help Its People": President In Independence Day Speech A week after issuing an order revoking the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the constitution, President Ram Nath Kovind today said that the decisionwill ensure......
01:00, 08/15/2019

Phone Services, Internet Partially Restored In Kashmir Jammu and Kashmir administration has made arrangements to ensure "smooth and peaceful" Friday prayers amid a lockdown after the center's move to scrap special status to the state and declare it as a......
10:00, 08/09/2019

India stripped Kashmir of autonomy to end separatism, Modi says India's prime minister says he hopes to end separatism and remove terrorists by stripping Kashmir of autonomy. Meanwhile, a Pakistani minister has warned of global consequences in the event of war....
12:00, 08/09/2019

3-Year-Old's Rape In Bandipore Sparks Protests In Kashmir Protests broke out in several parts of Kashmir Valley today after a three-year-old child was raped allegedly by her neighbour in the Bandipore district. Schools and colleges were shut in the district......
16:17, 05/13/2019

Jammu And Kashmir Flag Gone From Srinagar's Civil Secretariat The flag of Jammu and Kashmir was removed from the Civil Secretariat in Srinagar today following the orders of the Centre, three weeks after the government ended special status of Jammu and Kashmir.......
16:34, 08/25/2019

Peace Prevailing In Jammu And Kashmir, Says Prakash Javadekar Stating that curfews and restrictions have been lifted from many places in Jammu and Kashmir since abrogation of the special status, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said the festival of Eid al-Adha......
05:51, 08/13/2019

India’s Redrawing of the Political Map Will Likely Set off More Tensions in Disputed Kashmir (NEW DELHI) — India is redrawing its political map again. Parliament has approved a proposal by the Hindu nationalist-led government that strips statehood from Jammu and Kashmir, its only Muslim-majority state, splitting the region into two union territories after revoking its special rights u...
23:34, 08/07/2019

Pakistan requests U.N. Security Council meeting on Kashmir Pakistan has asked the United Nations Security Council for an urgent meeting on the contested Kashmir region also claimed by India, according to a letter released by Pakistan's foreign ministry on Wednesday....
10:18, 08/14/2019

After Kashmir, Nagaland Next? Governor Says No, Focus Is On Peace Talks A day after the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir was abolished, newly-appointed Nagaland governor and centre's interlocutor for the Naga peace talks, RN Ravi, on Tuesday issued a statement......
15:34, 08/06/2019

India's Modi Defends Decision to Clamp Down on Kashmir Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first public comments since his government’s move to end the autonomy of the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir, dismissed concerns about lasting unrest and said the new status would help the economy and boost the welfare of Kashmiris....
07:34, 08/09/2019

Restrictions In Jammu Lifted, Will Stay In Kashmir For Sometime: Police The government-imposed restrictions have been completely removed in Jammu while they will continue in parts of Kashmir "for sometime", a senior police officer said today, adding that the situation in......
09:51, 08/14/2019

Thousands protest in Indian Kashmir over new status despite clampdown Indian police used tear gas and pellets to fight back at least 10,000 people protesting Delhi's withdrawal of special rights for Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir state in its main city of Srinagar on Friday, a police official and two witnesses said....
22:51, 08/09/2019

Steelbird Offers To Set Up Manufacturing Plant In Jammu & Kashmir Just days after the BJP-led government announced scrapping Article 370, Steelbird Hi-tech India Limited has offered to set up a new manufacturing facility in Jammu & Kashmir....
20:34, 08/07/2019

Pakistan prepared to 'fight to the end' over Kashmir, says PM Imran Khan Pakistan is prepared to "fight to the end" over Kashmir if necessary, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Wednesday during a speech from the Pakistani-controlled part of the disputed region....
02:00, 08/15/2019

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder Raina, officials said Saturday....
18:34, 06/08/2019

Indian forces say two ex-police among four militants killed in Kashmir Indian security forces killed four militants in a gun battle in Kashmir on Friday, police said, including two auxiliary police officers who fled this week to join a decades-long insurgency in the Muslim-majority region....
15:34, 06/07/2019

Thousands protest rape of 3-year-old in Indian Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Indian-controlled Kashmir to protest the alleged rape of a 3-year-old girl by a young neighbor who lured her to a school bathroom. Top local administrator Baseer Khan says police arrested the neighbor from a village in the Sumba...
14:34, 05/13/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: biodiversity and forests, labour and road safety, women’s rights, and fallen UN staff remembered This Monday, we cover: how one million species face extinction; the importance of safeguarding forests; a look at labour inequalities worldwide; efforts to tackle road safety; a new intergenerational campaign for the realization of women’s rights; and a memorial service honouring fallen UN staff....
06:51, 05/07/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on conflict prevention; 5-year-old Congolese boy is first to die from Ebola in Uganda; Sudanese protestors' rights baffled; the decline of foreign investm...
00:34, 06/13/2019

Brexit: Labour to force vote on motion allowing MPs to pass bill ruling out no-deal – live news All the day’s politics news as three more Tory leadership candidates – Andrea Leadsom, Mark Harper and Rory Stewart – launch their campaignsAndrea Leadsom’s campaign launch - SummaryMark Harper’s camnpaign launch - Summary 3.55pm BST Jean-Claude Juncker, the European commission president, has just b...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May told to abandon talks with Labour and not give ground on customs union Theresa May is under pressure to abandon Brexit talks with Labour amid warnings she risks losing the "loyal middle" of the Tory Party if she gives ground on a customs union....
10:51, 05/14/2019

Labour slips to fourth place in opinion poll as pressure builds on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit stance Jeremy Corbyn has come under increasing pressure to secure a clear Brexit position for Labour as a new opinion poll showed the party has slipped into fourth place....
05:00, 07/04/2019

Labour deputy leader pressures Jeremy Corbyn to work with Liberal Democrats to stop no-deal Brexit Labour deputy leader Tom Watson is putting pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to work with the Liberal Democrats to stop a no-deal Brexit under Boris Johnson....
04:17, 08/14/2019

Injured In Pak Firing, 10-Day-Old Baby Dies In Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch A 10-day-old baby, injured in heavy shelling by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC), died at a hospital on Monday in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said....
07:51, 07/29/2019

India promotes Hindu pilgrimage as sign of peace in Kashmir India is pitching a Hindu pilgrimage to a snowy cave shrine in disputed, Muslim-majority Kashmir as evidence of peace in a state marred by decades of armed conflict fueled by resistance to Indian rule...
03:51, 08/01/2019

India accuses Pakistan of helping militants infiltrate Kashmir Indian security officials said on Wednesday a group of Pakistani militants backed by the military tried to infiltrate Indian-controlled Kashmir to foment violence, according to Reuters partner ANI....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Indian court convicts 6 for raping, killing girl in Kashmir An Indian court has convicted six people of raping, killing and destroying evidence involving an 8-year-old girl belonging to a Muslim community of nomadic herders that triggered strong protests in the Indian-controlled Kashmir....
13:34, 06/10/2019

Inside Kashmir, Cut Off From the World: ‘A Living Hell’ of Anger and Fear A firsthand look inside Kashmir, the contested region the Indian government has all but cut off from the outside world, found a population that is feeling besieged and furious....
22:17, 08/10/2019

Anantnag Attacker Among 2 Terrorists Killed By CRPF in Jammu And Kashmir Two terrorists, including a top Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) commander involved in a June 12 attack that resulted in the death of six security personnel, was killed in a gunfight with security forces in......
17:17, 07/30/2019

Kashmir: Imran Khan says Pakistan will 'teach India a lesson' Pakistan PM says army is preparing to respond to anticipated Indian aggression in regionPakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, has threatened to “teach Delhi a lesson” and vowed to fight until the end against any Indian violations in disputed Kashmir.In some of his strongest words since Delhi revoke...
02:34, 08/15/2019

Hundreds of poor migrant workers flee Kashmir under lockdown Hit by a complete security lockdown in Kashmir, hundreds of poor migrant workers have begun fleeing the Himalayan region to return to their far-away villages in northern and eastern India...
05:00, 08/08/2019

Some signs of normality return to Kashmir, but India's clampdown still strict For the first time in six days, India eased travel restrictions in some parts of Srinagar on Saturday, and people flooded the streets of Kashmir's summer capital to buy provisions ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid-al-Adha on Monday....
01:51, 08/11/2019

| Protests, fear, gunfire in Kashmir after India strips autonomy Fear has gripped Indian Kashmir as residents leaving the restive territory spoke of a tense military crackdown and protests breaking out against the shock government move to scrap its autonomous status....
01:34, 08/08/2019

| Hundreds rally in Delhi to protest against India's Kashmir move Hundreds of people have rallied in the Indian capital to protest against the scrapping of a constitutional provision that granted special status to Indian-administered Kashmir....
01:34, 08/08/2019

Rebels ambush Indian soldiers in Kashmir, 4 combatants dead SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police say rebels fighting against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir have launched an attack on paramilitary soldiers, killing three. One militant also died in the fighting. Police say at least two militants in a car approached soldiers patrolling streets in the southern town of...
17:00, 06/12/2019

What’s Happening in Kashmir? Our Cameras Contradict India’s Official Story Indian authorities say life is returning to normal in Kashmir. But thousands of people have been detained, and the military still patrols the streets, firing pellet guns and tear gas to quell protests....
13:00, 08/23/2019

India officials stop Amnesty International event in Kashmir Authorities in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have stopped Amnesty International from holding an event to release a report on detention of activists in the disputed region under a law which allows people to be held for up to two years without trial....
15:00, 06/12/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic relationship with India after Kashmir vote Pakistan downgraded its diplomatic status with India on Wednesday after New Delhi stripped Jammu and Kashmir of its special autonomous status earlier in the week....
03:34, 08/08/2019

Modi flexes muscles in Kashmir to woo India's Hindu voters Shortly before India's elections began in April, New Delhi banned civilian traffic on the only major highway connecting the heart of disputed Kashmir with the rest of the country....
08:51, 05/06/2019

Article 370 Removal Will Result In End Of Terrorism In Kashmir: Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that removal of special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution will lead to end of terrorism and progress of the region....
11:35, 08/11/2019

In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama, A Huge Challenge To Get People To Vote It's an unusual election meeting in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, yet to completely recover from the effects of February's terror attack that left 40 paramilitary soldiers dead....
23:17, 05/03/2019

Kashmir pilgrims urged to leave area at once after explosives found Tensions rise in Indian-administered region following intelligence warning of attacks Tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine in Indian-administered Kashmir have been advised by the government to leave the area immediately, amid heightened tensions and fears of possible unrest.O...
18:51, 08/02/2019

Kashmir Businessman's Assets Attached In Terror Funding Case The Enforcement Directorate or ED on Thursday said it has attached assets worth Rs 1.73 crore of Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali in connection with a case of terror funding and money laundering....
22:51, 08/01/2019

Pakistan expels Indian ambassador as Kashmir dispute escalates Pakistan said on Wednesday it would expel India's ambassador and suspend bilateral trade with its arch-rival after New Delhi stripped its portion of the contested Kashmir region of special status....
04:00, 08/08/2019

Kashmir travel restrictions partly eased but phones and web still blocked India’s Muslim-majority state, with phones and internet blocked, cannot tell the world what is happeningThere were signs that travel restrictions in Indian-administered Kashmir were partly relaxed on Saturday in the state’s summer capital, Srinagar, where the streets were reportedly busy with people...
13:00, 08/11/2019

Child Among 7 Killed As Vehicle Falls Into Gorge In Jammu And Kashmir Seven people, including a child and a couple were killed and 25 others injured after an overloaded private vehicle skidded off a road and fell into a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district......
01:34, 08/26/2019

Arrangements Made For Peaceful Counting Of Votes In Jammu And Kashmir Elaborate arrangements have been made by Election Commission officials in Jammu and Kashmir to ensure peaceful counting of votes for the six Lok Sabha seats in the state today....
02:00, 05/23/2019

"No Such Request By PM": India Rejects Trump's Kashmir Mediation Claim India has rejected US President Donald Trump's stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to "mediate" on Kashmir, stressing that "all outstanding issues with Pakistan are discussed......
08:00, 07/23/2019

Imran Khan Says Kashmir Can't Be Resolved "Bilaterally" After Trump Meet Buoyed by US President Donald Trump's offer of mediation on Kashmir, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said today that the contentious issue between the two South Asian neighbours can never be......
08:00, 07/23/2019

Islamic State group claims involvement in Kashmir gunbattle NEW DELHI (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed involvement in a gunbattle in Kashmir, the disputed Himalayan territory where militants have fought Indian rule for decades. The group released a statement on an IS website Tuesday saying that “soldiers of the caliphate” had been wound...
15:17, 06/11/2019

India is fanning the flames of conflict in Kashmir. Now 8,000 Pakistanis are protesting Supporters of a Pakistani Islamist party are marching to denounce New Delhi's changes to the status of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir.        ...
05:17, 08/10/2019

Five Terrorists From Kashmir Shun Path Of Violence, Surrender: Report Five youths from Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, who had joined terrorist organisations, shunned the path of violence and surrendered, police said on Saturday....
17:34, 06/01/2019

Pakistan Runs Out of Options as India Tightens Grip on Kashmir Threatened with sanctions over its ties to militants, and with the cost of war perilously high, Pakistan has little recourse diplomatically or militarily....
23:51, 08/09/2019