KCSDS demands ouster of ‘tainted ministers’

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Centre for Social and Development Studies (KCSDS) has demanded sacking of all tainted ministers and government functionaries accused of any criminal conduct including shameful acts of sexual harassment and abuse of powers in the present collation government. According to a statement commenting on the resignation of Shabir Khan on the alleged charges of […]

Pulwama shuts for second day against random arrests

PULWAMA: A complete shutdown was observed for the second consecutive day in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday against the random arrest of youth during late night raids in the district. Sources said that in wake of possible protests on the first death anniversary of Muhammad Afzal Guroo,Police have arrested at least 28 youth during […]

J&K Bank Earns Rs 931.87 cr in 9 months

Q3 net up BY 11 pc SRINAGAR: J&K Bank today posted a net profit of Rs 321.29 cr for the quarter ended December 2013, which is up by 11.02 percent from Rs 289.40 cr earned during the corresponding quarter of the previous financial year. The Bank announced its financial results for the third quarter today […]

PDP condemns latest arrest spree in Valley

Handcuffing of youth is Omar Abdullah’s real ‘hand holding’: Naeem Akhtar SRINAGAR: Terming the latest arrest spree of youth and political leaders as atrocious and undemocratic Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Saturday said such repressive methods deepen the existing level of alienation among the people. In a statement, the party Chief Spokesperson, Naeem Akhtar said the […]

Warrant Issued Against Molester Mantri

SRINAGAR: An arrest warrant was issued against disgraced former health minister Shabir Khan Saturday, while as reports said he had already left the state. SSP, Srinagar Amit Kumar said that the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Srinagar issued an arrest warrant Saturday under section 25 of Police Act in connection with the case registered under section 354 […]

Doctors strike in support of colleague

SRINAGAR: Work in hospitals across Kashmir was suspended today, as Doctors Association of Kashmir called for a day long strike demanding exemplary punishment to former health minister Shabir Khan.  Scores of doctors and para-medical staff assembled outside SMHS Hospital and staged a protest urging police administration to nab the accused former minister Shabir Khan without […]

Curbs in old city, Sopore today

SRINAGAR:Authorities have decided to impose restrictions in Srinagar and major towns on Sunday to thwart the proposed protest rallies, called for by different separatist groups.    Most parts of the city, especially the old city areas, are expected to be under a “curfew” on Sunday. Separatist leaders have called for strike and protests in wake […]

JKLF reiterates Lal Chowk March

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Saturday said that the party Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik and its activists will lead a protest march towards city centre Lal Chowk on Sunday as announced by the party earlier. In a press statement, Malik said that the sacrifice of Mohammad Afzal Guru was an indelible chapter of our […]

Geelani arrested on arrival from Delhi

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani was arrested at Srinagar Airport on Saturday as he arrived from Delhi after treatment. A spokesman of Geelani’s Hurriyat said that Geelani was taken to his residence by a large police party from airport and was kept under house arrest. “Large police party since morning guarded the […]

Cabinet nod to 73rd ammendment

SRINAGAR:The State Cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah on Saturday has accepted to incorporate some important provisions of 73rd Amendment in Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Act. Giving certain vital details about the cabinet decision, a cabinet minister said: “The chairman of Block Development Councils and District Development and Planning […]