In a fiery session in the Lok Sabha, Shah claimed that if Jawaharlal Nehru had taken the right steps, Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) would be an integral part of India today.
Abdullah, the MP from Srinagar, said various legislative and other actions in some states, including banning of halal-marked food items, "have legitimised discrimination against Muslims".
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PDP president Mehbooba Mufti said that it always takes "death & destruction for the world to awaken to the Israel-Palestinian conflict."
Reacting to Abdullah’s statement, BJP Kashmir spokesman Altaf Thakur said that time has come to put behind bars people who advocate dialogue with Pakistan on Kashmir.
The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister also said wars did not resolve issues in the past nor will they bring peace in the future.
India has agreed to reduce tariffs on certain US products, including chickpeas, lentils, almonds, walnuts, apples, boric acid, and diagnostic reagents.
The National Conference president said that the government has removed the history of the Mughal rule of 800 years from books, but "does it mean Mughals were not here?"
It will be the first meeting of non-BJP parties to dwell upon forging a broader unity among Opposition parties to oust the BJP from power at the centre.
It is in this wake that Abdullah’s visit though looks like a norm with regard to Siddaramaiah, his meeting with JDS supremo Deve Gowda has something to do with politics.