'Trump’s Decision To Ban Muslims Discriminatory'

Srinagar: Terming the decision of US president Donald Trump to ban citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries as “racist and discriminatory”, the Jammu and Kashmir liberation Front (JKLF) Chief Yasin Malik on Monday said that the politics of fascism and racism has never triumphed in past. “Policies of discrimination may hurt others for time being but […]

Oppn Stages Walk Out Against Power Crisis, Water Shortage, Traffic Disruption

Jammu:Entire opposition on Monday walked out in protest against the continuing power crisis, water shortage and road blockades in Valley as soon as assembly started its proceedings the opposition members raised anti-government slogans and went into the well of the house. Senior National Conference leader and MLA Khanyar Ali Mohammad Sagar told house that transformers […]

Abrogating Article 370 Will Be Biggest Anti-national Work: CM

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said that removing Article 370 would be “biggest anti-national” work. She even said that it would “create” an atmosphere of insecurity. “If we injured the spirit of Article 370,” Mehbooba told the J&K Legislative Assembly today, “there won’t be bigger anti-national work than this. Those […]

Chillai-Kalan Ends; Another Snow Spell Likely From Feb 4

SRINAGAR: The 40-day period of harshest winter – Chillai-Kalan – ended on Monday as Kashmir Valley witnessed the wet winter in the last five years with the above normal snowfall in the month of January. “This was one of the wettest winters. The snowfall was above normal. The normal snowfall that we record is 56 […]

Five Army Men Die In Sgr After Being Rescued from Machhil

Srinagar: Five Indian army soldiers rescued from an avalanche hit area in Machhil sector of Kupwara district along Line of Control (LoC) on January 28 died at a hospital in Srinagar on Monday, an army spokesperson said. The army men were shifted to Srinagar today for specialized treatment. “The five Army soldiers who had been trapped […]

76 Civilians Killed in Summer Unrest: Govt

Srinagar: Over 200 people were killed in 2008, 2010 and 2016 public uprisings in Kashmir, the PDP led coalition government told J&K Legislative Assembly on Monday. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, in a written reply, told the Lower House that 76 civilians and two police personnel were killed in “law and order disturbances” in the Valley in […]

Kashmir Bound To India By Sturdy Laws: Indian Civil Society

New Delhi: A group of ‘eminent’ citizens of India on Monday issued a statement expressing distress over the ‘disturbances in Kashmir’. “We as thinking citizens of the world’s foremost democracy have been deeply distressed by the disturbances afflicting Kashmir since July,” a statement signed by over a dozen citizens said. “We have watched with grave […]

'Our Institutions Being Weakened'

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Monday said concerted efforts are being made to “undermine our institutions and centres of identity”, especially the central Jamia Masjid, which has remained a politico religious centre for Kashmir for centuries. “In such a challenging political situation and under such odds, the responsibility of Awami Action […]

98 Docs Terminated for Remaining Absent In JK

Jammu: As many as ninety-eight doctors in Jammu and Kashmir were terminated for remaining absent from service without permission in 2016, the state government said on Monday. Minister for Health and Medical Education Bali Bhagat, in a written reply to a question by BJP MLC Sardar Charanjeet Singh, in Legislative Council said that 98 doctors […]

To Initiate Dialogue,Tarigami Suggests Formation Of APD Led By CM

JAMMU: CPI(M) Jammu and Kashmir State secretary and MLA Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami Monday suggested to both government and opposition parties to build consensus over forming a delegation of representatives of all political parties, which could meet the Prime Minister and urge him to initiate dialogue with all stake holders in Kashmir, including separatists. According to […]

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