Motion Moved Against V.K. Singh in LA

SRINAGAR: The ruling National Conference today moved breach of privilege motion in the State Legislative Assembly against former Army Chief V K Singh for leveling allegations that money was being paid to ministers in the state for various purposes. Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mir Saifullah informed the House, which began its seven-days autumn session […]

Valley, Jammu MLAs Divided On AFSPA

Srinagar: The inaugural day of Legislative Assembly today witnessed a split among the Valley and Jammu based political parties—some speaking in support and some advocating revocation   of Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) in view of unabated civilian killings in the state. Taking part in the obituary reference, Harshdev Singh, Panthers Party MLA, while referring […]

Police cracks down on JCC leadership

Srinagar:  Police Monday launched a crackdown on agitating employee leadership as Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) of state government employees was all set to go for secretariat gherao on Tuesday. JCC Chairman Abdul Qayoom Wani said that police raided various offices to detain leaders of employees but with little success.“I am speaking to you from an […]

JCC Showing Unwarranted Rigidness: Govt

SRINAGAR: Chief Secretary, Mr. Mohammad Iqbal Khandey Monday expressed his dismay over the obstinacy exhibited by employee’s union leaders regarding implementation of various demands. He said despite the best intentions of the government to meet most of the demands of the employees and its further willingness to consider the remaining few demands in a time […]

Spl DG CRPF contradicts police claims

Srinagar: Contradicting the police claims, Special DG, CRPF, D.K.Phatak Monday said that all the four youth killed in CRPF firing at Gagrin Shopian were related to militancy. “One was the dreaded Pakistani militant while rest of the three youth were his associates,” Phatak told Srinagar based news gathering agency CNS adding that 2010 uprising was […]

Hurriyat (M) terms Manmohan-Sharif talks as bold start

Srinagar: Taking stock of current political scenario in the backdrop of the recently held round of negotiations between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharief and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in New York, the Executive Council of Hurriyat Conference (M) today described these talks as a bold and courageous start on behalf of the two leaders. The […]

Tarigami seeks debate on day-to-day killings

Srinagar: The MLA Kulgam and State Secretary CPI (M), Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami today called for an exclusive debate in the Legislative Assembly over the incidents of day-to-day killings going on in various parts of the State adding that ordering inquiries into these killings have lost its meaning. Taking part in obituary references made in the […]

NC rigged 1987 Assembly Elections: Ex MP

Syed Salhaudin had won with a big margin: Kabuli Srinagar: Former National Conference leader and Member Parliament Abdul Rashid Kabuli Sunday revealed that being the election campaigner for NC during 1987 Assembly Elections he is witness to the fact how Chairman United Jihad Council, Syed Salahudin was forced to accept his defeat despite the fact […]

Geelani Flays Govt for Demolishing Pandit Homes

Srinagar: The Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday strongly condemned district administration for its demolition drive against 18 residential houses of Pandit community at Habbakadal. Geelani said the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on one hand politicizes the issue of migrants Pandits and on the other hand one of his MLAs’ while […]

MLA terms Singh’s UN speech ‘disturbing’

Srinagar: President Awami Itihaad Party (AIP) and MLA Langate Er Sheikh Abdul Rashid has termed the latest speech of the Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh delivered at United Nations General Assembly ‘confusing and disturbing’. The MLA Langate said that Pakistan cannot stop ‘terrorist activities on its soil’ against India. In a statement, Er Rashid […]

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