‘Verdict reflects laws different for Kashmir’

SRINAGAR: Reacting to the Supreme Court’s verdict on the assassins of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi,  People’s Democratic Party President Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said the decision has made the people of Kashmir realize that laws were completely different for Kashmir and for the country. In a historic judgement, the Supreme Court Tuesday commuted the […]

Verdict an eye opener for Kashmiris: Geelani

SRINAGAR:  Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Tuesday said that the verdict of the Supreme Court of India regarding the alleged killers of Rajiv Gandhi was an eye opener for all Kashmiri people and it has vindicated his stand that Kashmiri people can’t get justice under India’s rule. “On the pretext of inordinate delay in […]

LOC Trade To Resume Tomorrow

SRINAGAR: After remaining suspended for over a month following the arrest of a Pakistani driver, the Cross-Loc Trade between the two divided parts of Kashmir will start from Thursday, officials here said. A high level meeting was conducted at the Kaman Post on the LoC on Tuesday afternoon between the officials of the two sides […]

Tainted Ex-Minister Gets Anticipatory Bail

JAMMU: The former Health Minister Shabir Ahmed Kahn, accused of molesting a senior lady doctor, was Tuesday granted anticipatory bail by Jammu and Kashmir High Court.  Khan had last week filed an anticipatory bail application after the victim accused him of sexual assault inside his office chamber in Civil Secretariat here on January 28. The […]

Rapist Escapes from Police Custody

SRINAGAR: A man accused of abduction and rape, gave police a slip when he was being taken to a local court in Bandipore Monday. Official sources said that Sajad Ahmad Ganai, who is facing charges of abduction and rape, managed to escape from Sumbal court, where he was brought by the police for hearing. The […]

DIG Traffic to Probe Ramban Mishap, Toll 14

JAMMU: Giving details of road accident that took place at Ramban yesterday, Minister of State for Home, Sajjad Ahmed Kichloo today informed the Legislative Assembly that on 16th February, a minibus bearing registration No.9162/JK14A was on way from Banihal to Ramban in which 43 passengers were travelling. The ill fated minibus skidded off the road […]

Killers of Kashmiris will have to face justice: JKLF

SRINAGAR: JKLF Chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik today said the killers of innocent Kashmiris cannot evade punishment and will have to face justice.  “Kashmiri don’t care what Mr. Antony or anybody else thinks. We will not let our protest rest till the killers of Pathribal are brought to justice,” Malik said reacting to Defense Minister A […]

Nazir Gilani Bereaved

Srinagar: Syed Sad-ud-Din Gilani, father of noted writer and activist Syed Nazir Gilani passed away at his ancestral residence in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday. Large number of people from different walks of life participated in the funeral prayers.  The prayers were offered at main Eidgah of the area at 12 noon. Large number […]