BJP assertions proves Kashmir disputed: Er Rashid

Srinagar: Reacting to the three conditions laid out by Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) especially that any party that aspires to have coalition with it in Jammu & Kashmir has to agree that no compromise will be made on the sovereignty of India, Awami Ittihaad Party (AIP) President and MLA Langate Engineer Rashid said that this […]

PDP, NC unprincipled, power hungry: Hurriyat (G)

Srinagar: While terming the PDP, NC and other pro-Indian political parties as ‘unprincipled, power hungry and selfish,’ Hurriyat Conference (G) Monday alleged that their first and last goal is to achieve the power and for this, they can go to any extent. Hurriyat (G) spokesman Ayaz Akbar said that during the campaigning of recently held […]

Shah thanks people on expressing solidarity

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference Jammu Kashmir leader and chairman Democratic Freedom Party Shabir Ahmad Shah, his elder brother Muhammad Syed Shah and their family have expressed gratitude to the pro-freedom people of Jammu Kashmir, pro-freedom leadership, youth, religious and political organizations, Bar Associations, trade unions, civil society, Doctors Association Kashmir, media fraternity and others who expressed […]

No problem if Jammu separates from Kashmir: Lone

Srinagar: Newly elected National Conference legislator from Sonawari Assembly segment, Muhammad Akbar Lone Monday said that People’s Democratic Party will betray the people of Kashmir if it forms an alliance with Bhartiya Janata Party. He said people voted for PDP against BJP and this party will do injustice to the mandate of the people if […]

Street vendors Continue to Occupy Roads

Srinagar: In a brazen act of official apathy, the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) and police are failing to check the menace of illegal occupation of the roadside vendors in the Summer Capital of the State. Street vendors across City nerve centre Lal Chowk and other areas here have encroached major portions of roads and footpaths […]

Jagran pays family of late photographer

SRINAGAR: The management  of Dainik Jagran paid an ex-gracia relief of Rs.9 lac to Shafat Sidiq, photographer who died on 7 September  2014 while covering  flash floods near Lalchowk  Srinagar. His body was retrieved on 11th September near Qamarwari Srinagar.  Shafat who is survived by aged parents, widow, 2 years old son and two sisters […]

Jammu CM No Condition for Govt Formation: BJP

SRINAGAR: After hectic deliberations over government formation between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made little headway the saffron party Monday softened its stand by stating that it was not adamant on having a Chief Minister from the Jammu region. Senior BJP laeder and Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi told Kashmir News […]

Only Muslim Can Become J&K CM: NC

SRINAGAR:  The National Conference on Monday claimed only a Muslim can become the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir as state constitution states that the head of the state government must be from the majority community. Such remarks of National Conference have come up at the time when the state is witnessing a deadlock over […]

Mehbooba to Meet Governor Tomorrow

JAMMU: The meeting of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti with the Governor N N Vohra has been preponed to December 31. An official spokesman said the meeting will take place at the Raj Bhavan, Jammu. It is pertinent to mention here that Vohra has invited Mehbooba Mufti and BJP state president Jugal Kishore […]

Centre Preparing Rehab Package for KP’s

NEW DELHI: With BJP sniffing a chance to be a part of the next Jammu and Kashmir government even as political consultations are still on, the Centre is quietly preparing the ground for the rehabilitation of the Kashmiri Pandits in the Kashmir Valley.  In its vision document that was released before the Assembly election, the […]