Sagar for expediting work on Dastgeer Sahib shrine

Srinagar, Nov 24: Minister for Rural Development, Panchayat Raj, Law Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Ali Mohammad Sagar has asked all the concerned involved in the restoration work of the revered shrine of Hazrat Peer Dastgeer Sahib (RA) to work in close synergy and coordination so that it is completed within the shortest possible time. The […]

Present regime has humiliated, insulted Panchayat members: Mufti

Jammu, Nov 24: Reiterating resolve of his party to restore sanctity of all democratic institutions in the State, patron of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today said that PDP is the only party, which has been playing important as well as historical role in the politics of Jammu and Kashmir.  He said that […]

Govt Files Action Plan On Yatra Facilities In SC

‘Apex Court Issued No Direction On Path Pavement’ SRINAGAR (ONS) – Jammu and Kashmir government in tandem with Shri Amarnath Shrine Board is likely to respond to various observations on improvement of infrastructure along the tracks leading to the cave shrine in light of the recommendations of the Special High Powered Committee headed by the governor, […]

16 Killed, 40 Hurt in Udhampur Mishap

JAMMU – At least 162 people were killed and 40 injured when a passenger bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge in remote belt of Udhampur district of the state, a police spokesman here said.  “The bus on way from Basantgarh to Chenani this evening at around 1630 […]

Jaish Commdr Killed In Rafiabad Encounter

Srinagar, Nov 24: A top commander of Jaish-e-Muhammad militant out was killed while a police official was injured in an encounter in the north Kashmir district of Baramulla in the wee hours of Saturday, official sources said. Police said a joint operation was launched by the army’s 22 Rashtriya Rifles and special operations group of […]

Death Penalty To Guru Result Of Religious Discrimination: Kamal

Says Geelani Not Sincere On Kashmir Srinagar, Nov 24: Asking Syed Ali Shah Geelani to study the history of Kashmir, senior NC leader and additional general secretary of the party Dr. Mustafa Kamaal on Saturday said that the separatist leader would have opposed accession to India right at the beginning “had he been sincere.” “Though […]

Voting For Pro-India Leaders Akin To Bayyat With Yazid: Geelani

Srinagar, Nov 24: Paying glorious tribute to Imam Hussain (AS) on the eve of Ashura, the chairman of the Hurriyat (G), Syed Ali Shah Geelani, on Friday said that voting for pro-India leaders was akin to supporting Yazid, the Ummayad Caliph who ordered the execution of the Holy Prophet’s (pbuh) grandson and progeny nearly 14 […]

PDP Foresees Its Doom in NC-Congress Coalition: Omar

Anantnag, Nov 24: The National Conference today said that the holding of Panchayat Elections after a gap of 30 years in the state vindicates the keenness of NC and Congress coalition to strengthen the grass root institutions, while reiterating that powerful Panchayat Raj system in the State is the commitment of coalition government “We held these […]

Govt Curbs Likely To Foil Traditional Ashura March

SRINAGAR (ONS) – Upholding the 22-year-old ban on the Ashura procession on its traditional route in central Srinagar, the government on Monday said restrictions would be enforced in Lal Chowk and Abi Guzar as a ‘precautionary measure.’ The procession, which traditionally emerged from Abi Guzar and culminated in the Zadibal area of Old Srinagar after passing […]