Won’t talk to my Pak counterpart: Rajnath

SRINAGAR: The worsening civil unrest in Pakistan comes handy when Indian leadership wants to walk out of the dialogue process. As the political turmoil in Islamabad worsened, the Home Ministry Monday denied news reports that Rajnath Singh would meet his Pakistani counterpart on the sidelines of a SAARC conference in Nepal later this month.    […]

In Japan Modi needles China

SRINAGAR: Narendra Modi delighted his Japanese hosts on Monday, the key day of his state visit, with an apparent swipe at China and an offer to facilitate business from Japan. Modi, addressing Japanese industrialists, said that expansionism would never lead to progress in the 21st century, and referred to maritime tensions, a clear dig at […]

Pandit group begins Gangabal yatra

SRINAGAR:  Another Hindu pilgrimage known as Gangabal yatra kicked off for the sixth consecutive year on Monday. A batch of 120 Kashmiri Pandits left for Naranag on Monday wherefrom they will reach Gangabal in Central Kashmir’s Kangan belt on Tuesday evening. Devotees from all over the country participated in a Hindu pilgrimage, which kicked off […]

NC, Cong want JK poll in 2015

SRINAGAR: Claiming that prime minister Narindera Modi has “some designs” for J&K, Congress’ state chief Saifudin Soz Monday appealed the election commission of India to reconsider the dates for elections. He said that elections cannot be conducted in Jammu and Kashmir in December because of severe cold.  National Conference too has made similar plea, asking […]

Counselors forcing students to enroll in select colleges’

SRINAGAR: Kashmiri students who are being enrolled under Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme Monday alleged that counseling team of All India Council of Technical Education-AICTE is forcing them to get enrolled in their own preferred colleges of Haryana and Punjab. AICTE counseling team, which have been providing counseling to Kashmiri students under PMSSS at SP […]

SPO doubles as cabman: Roughs up elderly passenger

SRINAGAR:  An SPO in Jammu and Kashmir Police,  also runs a private Sumo thrashed an elderly person in South Kashmir’s Khayar Ashmaqam area of district Anantag who is battling for life in Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Soura. The son of the victim said that SPO Muhammad Ashraf Bhat posted at District Police Lines Anantnag […]

If India attacks Pak, Indian Muslims will join Pak army: Owaisi

SRINAGAR: Firebrand Indian politician Asadudin Owaisi has called upon Indian Muslims to join Pakistani forces in case India attacks the country, a poster making rounds on social media claims. The Hindi poster that has Owaisi’s picture reads, “Hindus should not consider Indian Muslims separated from their fellow Muslims of Pakistan. If India dares to attack […]

Students assaulted in Punjab stage demo

Srinagar:  Kashmiri students pursuing B Tech courses in Swami Parmanand College, Mohali Punjab Monday staged a protest against College warden and assailants in Srinagar demanding their migration from the said college to Kashmir province. Students with visible marks of injuries assembled at Pratap Park and marched towards Press Enclave Srinagar where they staged a protest […]

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