PSA Slapped on Juvenile: 14-Yr-Old Sgr Boy Released

Srinagar: 14-year-old, Sahil Ahmad, was released from detention on late Tuesday from a jail in Kotbalwal. Sahil, a resident of Srinagar, was booked under notorious Public Safety Act (PSA) and was lodged in Kotbalwal Jail Jammu. Independent legislator, Er Rasheed, had protested his denteion in J&K Legislature forcing government to reconsideer its decision to book […]

Article 370: Mehbooba’s Remark Snowballs Into ‘Controversy’

JAMMU: A day after Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, said that abrogating Article 370 would be “biggest anti-national work”, J&K Legislative Assembly Speaker on Tuesday asked CM to clarify her remarks. The Lower House of the J&K Legislature witnessed ruckus and subsequent adjournment when right wing BJP’s lawmaker, Rajiv Jasrotia, objected to statement of CM. “If […]

‘Abrogation of Article 370 Bloodline for BJP,’ Says Spokesperson

JAMMU: Taking a dig at the statement of Chief Minister about Article 370 to the effect that demand of removal of Article 370 is anti-Nationalist, Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday termed the statement of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti as “factually untrue and not sustainable”. State BJP chief spokesperson Sunil Sethi, in a statement to […]

Hope Mehbooba Stands By What She Said: NC

SRINAGAR: Main opposition, National Conference, on Tuesday welcomed Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s statement in the Legislative Assembly where she said there was “no bigger anti-national act” than “raking up Article 370 and Article 35A repeatedly” in repeated attempts to use the judicial route to weaken the State’s ‘special’ constitutional status. In a statement issued from […]

MLA Rasheed Dares PDP, BJP To Break Alliance

JAMMU: Independent lawmaker representing Langate assembly segment in J&K Legislative Assembly, Er Rasheed, on Tuesday said that the act of speaker of expunging few words of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti from her speech have “authenticated” that the PDP-BJP coalition government is “being run” at the dictates of RSS from Nagpur. Rasheed held protests against the […]

Airfare Hike : Civil Society Says, ‘It Is Deliberate’

Srinagar: The closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway due to heavy snowfall during the past week resulted in sky-rocketing of airfares to and fro from Kashmir Valley. Kashmir remained cut-off from rest of the world for five consecutive days. Valley is connected to outer world through arterial Srinagar-Jammu highway and a lone airport in Srinagar, however, during inclement […]

Trump Shocker: 2 Kashmiri Athletes Denied US Visa

SRINAGAR: Two Kashmiri athletes have been reportedly denied visa by the United States of America. The sportspersons were scheduled to participate in snow-shoe championship in New York on February 25, 2017. Tanveer Hussain, 24, and Abid Khan snow-shoe champions from Kashmir were invited by World Snow-Shoe Federation for the championship to be held next month in […]

59,526 Cases Pending In JK Courts

JAMMU: J&K Government on Tuesday said that more than 2 lakh cases, both civil and criminal, are pending in various district and high court wings of Jammu and Kashmir. Minister for Law and Justice Abdul Haq Khan today informed the Upper House of J&K Legislature in response to a question of Congress MLC Ghulam Nabi […]

BJP MP Warns of ‘Kashmir-Like’ Situation In UP

SRINAGAR: Right wing BJP MP Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday warned of a “Kashmir-like” situation in Uttar Pradesh if proper action was not taken to stop what he said was an “Hindu exodus”. He accused the ruling Samajwadi Party (S) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) of failing to protect Hindu interests. “There could be a […]

Trump-Modi Friendship Behind My Detention: Saeed

SRINAGAR: Hafiz Saeed, chief of Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD), a Pakistani group designated as terrorist by India was placed under a 90-day house arrest which Islamabad Tuesday indicated could be extended. Saeed was detained yesterday at JuD’s Lahore headquarters at Masjid Al-Qudsia Chauburji and was later shifted to his Jauhar Town residence which has been declared as […]

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