Illegal Currency Exchange : Income Tax Raids In Several Cities

New Delhi: The Income Tax Department on Thursday conducted multiple raids in Delhi, Mumbai and other cities in the wake of reports of alleged profiteering and subsequent tax evasion by traders by converting withdrawn currency notes in an illegal manner. Interestingly, the operations (surveys) were launched from the evening as the taxmen wanted some hard […]

‘Militant Killed In Infiltration Bid’

Baramulla: Army Thursday said that a militant was killed as troops foiled an infiltration bid in Rampora sector in Uri in north Kashmir district of Baramulla. Official sources said that troops guarding the Line of Control (LoC) noticed a group of militants sneaking into this side from Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) under the cover of […]

India Takes Strong Exception To WB Decision

NEW DELHI: India has taken strong exception to the World Bank’s “inexplicable” decision to set up a Court of Arbitration and appoint a Neutral Expert to go into Pakistan’s complaint against it over Kishenganga and Ratle hydroelectric projects in Jammu and Kashmir.  Surprised at the World Bank’s decision to appoint a Neutral Expert, as sought […]

‘Kashmiri inmates ‘harassed and ill-treated’ in Jammu Jails’

Srinagar: Scores of families of members whose beloved ones have been lodged in different Jails of Jammu including Kot Balwal, Udhampur and Kathua on charges of anti-India activities Thursday expressed anguish and concern over what they termed as “prejudiced attitude” of authorities of Jammu jails towards Kashmiri detainees, terming it “violation of human rights” They […]

‘PIL on evacuation of SF from schools a publicity stunt’

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday dismissed the Public Interest Litigation seeking the vacation of security forces from educational institutions in Kashmir stating that the petition styled as Public Interest Litigation has been filed without any empirical research and in a totally casual manner.  “As a result averments have been made, which […]

Colder Days Ahead As Dry Spell Continues

SRINAGAR: As winter has set in, the weather in Kashmir valley is expected to remain dry for the next seven days, Meteorological Department officials said on Thursday. As Kashmir remains shut for consecutive 125 days, the valley is simultaneously witnessing longer drier season. “There has not been much rain since July. The water level in […]

Amounts Deposited Beyond Rs 2.5 Lakh Will Entail Tax,Penalty

NEW DELHI: Press Information Bureau has circulated the following information in Q and A format. The replies to the questions have been given by Union Revenue Secretary Dr Hasmukh Adhia Q: A lot of small businessmen, housewives, artisans, workers may have some cash lying as their savings at home, will the income tax department ask […]

Trumping of America

Finally, the unimaginable has happened.  Donald Trump is now the president elect of the United States. The shock and awe of his victory is yet to sink in fully.  The people around the world are finding it difficult to reconcile to the fact that the American democracy has undergone a drastic turn to the right […]

Trump as US President

Donald Trump has won the US elections and is set to become the president of the United States. Trump emerged victorious over Hillary Clinton in what has been called a major upset. Given Trump’s rhetoric and the policy changes he spelt out in and during his campaign, the United States is set for major changes. […]

PSA being used to victimize innocent youth

In Kashmir, conflict isn’t just a word. It is the state in which the current populace of the valley is living in. Conflict, in real sense, means a combat where the oppressor is equipped with lethal weapons and lawless laws and can inflict countless miseries on the oppressed. In our valley too, the oppressor is […]