Release political prisoners: Joint Resistance leaders stage solidarity protest

SRINAGAR: Joint Resistance leaders Monday staged protests against the government move of issuing domicile certificates to West Pakistan Refugees (WPR). The activists of all the factions including Hurriyat (G), Hurriyat (M) and JKLF assembled at Abi Guzar and chanted anti-India slogans. The protest according to the protesters was also meant to show solidarity with the […]

Traffic management in City;SSP holds meet with transporters

Srinagar: In order to review the traffic management in City Srinagar, SSP Traffic City Srinagar Fayaz Ahmad Lone Monday conducted a meeting in the office chamber with the representatives of the Transporters (PSV-407) operating in City Srinagar in which Chairman KMD association Batmaloo, Haji Peer Transport Company, Western Transport Company, New Kashmir Transport Company, Star […]

CUK VC inaugurates 2-day ‘Darbaar’

Srinagar: Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Vice-Chancellor, Prof Mehraj ud Din Mir Monday inaugurated the two-day food cum cultural festival “Darbaar” at the Nowgam-I academic campus of the varsity here. In the fest, jointly organized by the Directorate of Students Welfare (DSW) and the School of Business Studies (SBS), the students set up different food […]

DGP Vaid asks officers to live up to people’s expectations

JAMMU: After assuming his office as State Police Chief on Saturday afternoon, Director General of Police (DGP), Dr. S. P. Vaid, on his arrival to Police Headquarters (PHQ) on Monday was given a warm welcome by the senior police officers and other staff members. An impressive guard of honour was given to the new police […]

Budget Session: Opposition Runs Riot On Opening Day

Srinagar: The state legislative assembly witnessed an uproar on the first day of the month-long budget session which started in the winter capital Jammu on Monday. No sooner did the session begin many opposition leaders stormed into the Well and started disrupting the proceedings leading to the heated arguments between the ruling party MLAs and […]

Refugees Can’t be State-Subjects: Vohra

Jammu: Calling for a collective and concerted effort to address the socio-economic concerns of the State’s youth and contain the increasing alienation, Jammu and Kashmir Governor, N N Vohra Monday said the issue of West Pakistan refugees is unnecessarily be called into question as the providing of Identification Certificates would in no way entitle them […]

'Won’t Allow Budget Session To Run'

Jammu: The Opposition parties have unanimously decided that they won’t allow the ongoing budget session to run smoothly till the government doesn’t hold a debate on the Kashmir unrest. Congress party’s leader of Opposition in the House, Nawang Rigzin Jora said they (NC, Congress and some independent legislators) have submitted a motion before the Speaker […]

Mehbooba Rejects Probe Into Unrest Killings

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Monday rejected the opposition demand for setting up of an inquiry commission into the recent unrest in the Valley even as she blamed NC and Congress for sowing the “seeds” of the turmoil in the state.  On the opening day of the Budget session of the Assembly […]

When NC MLAs Did ‘Barkati’ In LA 

Jammu: Religious leader Sarjan Barkati would be languishing in Kot-Balwal jail in Jammu but he seems to be an inspiration to some members of the opposition National Conference who have learnt well his art of sloganeering which they displayed openly in the Assembly on Monday. Until today the slogans—“Yeh Pellet-Bullet… Na Bhai Na…Yeh Pava, Shava […]

‘Khoon Ka Hisab Do’, Shouts PDP MLA

Jammu: Senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and Member of Legislative Council (MLC), Yasir Reshi Monday demanded that a committee should be constituted to probe the role of opposition in fuelling the violence in the state in 2016.As the opposition leaders staged protest in the state legislative assembly, shouting slogans like ‘Hisaab do hisaab do, […]

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