Assembly Begins On Stormy Note

JAMMU: The first day of the state Assembly’s budget session was marked by uproar over the recent hanging of a Kashmiri in a Delhi Jail with principal opposition party the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) boycotting the governor’s address, slamming the Omar Abdullah government for failing to “protect rights of the citizen of Jammu and Kashmir […]

NC Yet to Decide; PDP Likely to Support Resoution

JAMMU: With the main opposition party PDP having moved an adjournment motion to discuss the fallout of the hanging of parliament attack convict Muhamamd Afzal Guru in the state Assembly, the coalition partners in the state government are yet to decide on the resolution moved by Independent MLA Engineer Rashid seeking return of Afzal’s body […]

Resolve Kashmir Issue, JK Speaker Tells India

SRINAGAR: Appealing Government of India to take the dialogue process forward with the Pakistan, newly elected Speaker of Legislative Assembly, Mubarak Gul Thursday said that Kahmiri’s don’t want any more killing now and they keenly want a solution to Kashmir issue. “It’s enough now. Kashmiri’s want peace and no one should be given an opportunity […]

No Restrictions on Friday: Govt

SRINAGAR:  Despite the Mutahida Majlise Mashavrat (MMM) of the separatist organizations having called for valley wide strike and protests on Friday, the state government will not impose any kind of restrictions on movement of people. “We don’t intend to impose any kind of curfew or restrictions in any part of the valley on Friday”, Divisional […]

Civil Society Activists Write to PM for Return of Afzal’s Remains

SRINAGAR:  A resolution seeking return of body of parliament attack convict Muhammad Afzal Guru, endorsed by 850 civil society activists of Jammu and Kashmir has been submitted to the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. A copy of the resolution has also been submitted to Home Minister of India, J&K Chief Minister and the Speaker of the […]

NC MP Praises Geelani for ‘Steadfastness’, Draws Ire

SRINAGAR: Hitting back at party adl general secretary Dr. Mustafa Kamal, National Conference Member of Parliament Ghulam Nabi Rattanpuri today released a letter addressed to Kamaal in which he has described Syed Ali Shah Geelani as a tallest leader of 21ist century Kashmir.  While talking about the so called miracles of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, he […]

Ratanpuri Has Lost His Mind, Must Quit NC: Kamal

SRINAGAR: Asking G N Ratanpuri to resign from the Parliament, National Conference Additional General Secretary, Mustafa Kamal Thursday described Ratanpuri as the biggest foe of the party ‘whose only aim was to gain the sympathy of Hurriyat and PDP”. Kamal was reacting to the letter that Ratanpuri circulated in media on Thursday in which he […]

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