PM Modi: Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir is also part of Jammu and Kashmir

Kashmiri doctors and medical workers wear bandages on their eyes as a mark of protest against the use of pellet guns in Srinagar

Kashmiri doctors and medical workers wear bandages on their eyes as a mark of protest against the use of pellet guns in Srinagar

The PM also used the platform to hit out at Pakistan for its screwed human rights violations in Pakistan-occupied- Kashmir (PoK) and Balochistan and said it will have to answer to global community for the atrocities it was committing there.

Prime Minister Modi has asked for suggestions from the citizens of India on what he should include in his speech on Independence Day, through his newly launched mobile application - "Namo".

New Delhi-India has rejected United Nations Human Rights Council's request for a visit to occupied Kashmir to investigate human rights violations in the region, reports Times of India on Saturday.

"I think the Kashmir issue is an extremely complex issue between India and Pakistan and this can be solved by dialogue only, and it should involve four parties", Vaidik said during an interaction at the Mumbai Press Club.

In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister praised the athletes for their hard work and their journey overcoming obstacles to reach all the way to the Olympics, in what, perhaps, was an indirect riposte to socialite and writer Shobhaa De's unkind taunt aimed at the athletes. We all just repeated what we had said in Rajya Sabha. It's getting highlighted this time only.

His party urged the government to begin talks with "mainstream parties, non-mainstream parties and other stakeholders" even as it assured full cooperation to the government.

Left party sources they also demanded "that an all-party delegation visit Kashmir and the government engage all stakeholders to restore normality".

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