Appointment of Chairman BOSE: Court Reserves Orders

Jammu: The Division Bench of the State High Court comprising Chief Justice M.M. Kumar and Justice Tashi Rabstan reserved its orders over the controversial appointment of Prof. N.K. Resutra as Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education. In a jam packed court the Division Bench after hearing Advocate Sheikh Shakeel Ahmed for the PIL […]

NC will emerge as single-largest party again: Omar

Kupwara: Chief Minister and NC Working President Omar Abdullah Tuesday said that National Conference was poised to prove armchair commentators and biased voices against J&K completely wrong by emerging as the single largest party in the ensuing Assembly elections on the basis of historic development initiatives taken by the National Conference-led Government in the last […]

‘Wani, Rana Not To Be Blamed’

Kulgam: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday termed the allegations baseless that Nasir Aslam Wani and Davinder Singh Rana were the cause of ‘downfall’ of National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir. When asked how far the allegations leveled by certain NC leaders are true that Wani and Rana destroyed National Conference, Chief Minister said that neither […]

Candidates smell rat

Srinagar: The ‘anarchical’ approach of Service Selection Board (SSB) here has kept the fate of scores of candidates in limbo who qualified the written test conducted earlier by the board but were not allowed to enter inside the interview room. A delegation of the aggrieved candidates told KNS that they applied for the posts of […]

‘Where was Shafi Uri during 2005 quake?’

Uri: Reacting sharply to the statement made by former NC minister Mohammad Shafi Uri regarding senior Congress leader and Health Minister, Taj Mohi ud Din, who is contesting from Uri described it as a tactic to hide his (Uri’s) incompetence. Addressing a series of public meetings in Uri constituency during his electioneering, Choudhary Taj questioned […]

Political dynasties responsible for JK’s backwardness: Sajad

Srinagar: Blaming Jammu and Kashmir’s political dynasties for the state’s backwardness and corruption, Peoples Conference (PC) chief Sajjad Lone Tuesday said that successive regimes in Jammu and Kashmir have made the state hub of corruption and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and National Conference (NC) are in race to achieve number one spot in corruption. In […]

Omar’s Sonawar rival files nomination

Srinagar: The main opponent of the chief minister Omar Abdullah in his Sonawar assembly segment, Mohammad Ashraf Mir, Tuesday filed his nomination papers on PDP ticket at the DC office here. PDP leader, MLC and contesting candidate for Sonawar assembly segment of Srinagar Mir filed his nomination papers here at DC office Srinagar with the […]

Nayeem Khan condemns arrest spree

Srinagar: Incarcerated chairman National Front and Hurriyat (JK) leader Nayeem Ahmad Khan has termed the ongoing arrest spree of youth throughout Kashmir “in the garb of election drama as the worst kind Nazi politics.” In a statement, Khan said, “Police stations and jails of the valley have been filled with innocent youth of Tangamarg, Pattan, […]

Passport Office to remain open on weekdays

Srinagar: For the convenience of general public Passport Office Srinagar will remain on week days till December 31. Regional Passport Officer Firdous Iqbal told KNS that Passport Office will function on weekends till December 31 which otherwise used to be holidays. “The decision was taken to clear any complaints and for people who are waiting […]

Election mere eye wash: JKLF

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Tuesday said election in Jammu Kashmir “is a mere eye wash, fixed match and a one sided affair, that has no credibility at all.” “These manipulated elections cannot deter people of Jammu Kashmir from perusing the path of freedom,” this was stated by the vice chairman JKLF Mushtaq […]