PDP’s Joining BJP For Power Was Betrayal Of People’s Mandate: Karra

Jammu: Former MP, Tariq Hamid Qarra was on Monday accorded rousing reception at the airport Jammu on his arrival from Delhi. A number of senior congress leaders received him besides large number of congress workers and his supporters at the airport, while he arrived here along with PCC Chief  GA Mir from Delhi by Go- […]

800 Sportspersons Participates In Different Games Under ‘Khelo India Scheme’ In Pulwama

Pulwama: Block level competitions for Khelo India have started in Lassipora and Shadimarg blocks of District Pulwama. According to the In charge Stadium Pulwama, more than 800 aspiring sports players are participating in the competitions under Khelo India Scheme. He further added that the players will be competing in different disciplines of sports including Kabaddi, Volleyball […]

Ex-Employees Work For NHPC Project In Uri Protests

Srinagar: The ex-employees who were working for the NHPC power project through a private firm on Monday staged protest at Boniyar area of Uri against the government for ‘failing to mention them in the recently publicized list.’ The protesters assembled on the road and chanted slogans against the government. They said that the government recently publicized […]

Director Information Reviews Advertisement Distribution, Payment Status

SRINAGAR: As a part of the government’s initiative to streamline the advertisement distribution process and ensure judicious allotment of advertisements to the empanelled newspapers/periodicals, Director Information, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary convened a review meeting at the office of the Joint Director Information Kashmir here today. Outgoing Joint Director Information Kashmir, Tassaduq Hussain Mir, newly posted Joint […]

Arrests, Use Of Force Adding To Atmosphere Of Anger: NC

SRINAGAR: Opposition National Conference on Monday alleged that Government of India has failed to recognize Kashmir a political issue. The party said that Kashmir is not a law and order problem but is a political issue that anyhow is to be resolved. The core group of the main Opposition party met under the chairmanship of […]

Stage Being Prepared For More Bloodshed: Hurriyat

SRINAGAR: Blaming J&K state administration for “playing mischief”, Hurriyat Conference (G) on Monday condemned unabated arrests of youth during night raids. Demanding immediate release of those arrested by police and forces, the Hurriyat Conference said, “administration is hell-bent to make situation explosive and for this they are trying to create disturbances & uncertainty in State.” […]

New Calendar Issued: Shutdown on March 10

SRINAGAR: The resistance leadership on Monday issued new protest calendar from March 1, 2017 to March 15, 2017. The pro-freedom leadership has asked people to observe shutdown on March 10, 2017 besides other programs. Wednesday 1 March: Full Day Relaxation Bar Association will hold a peaceful protest against the non-implementation of the Court orders. Thursday […]

Now, 50k CRPF Personnel To Get ‘Modified Pellet Guns’

NEW DELHI: With pellet guns leaving hundreds of protesters in Jammu and Kashmir with severe eye injuries, a modified version of the weapon will now be used to ward off any protest ahead or during any anti-militancy operations. CRPF Director General K Durga Prasad, who is retiring on Tuesday, said the paramilitary force had taken […]

‘Home Ministry Report Interference In Muslim Matters’

SRINAGAR: Jama’at-e-Islami (JeI) Jammu and Kashmir on Monday vehemently denounced the suggestions made in the report submitted by the Ministry of Home Affairs (GoI) regarding controlling the Masajid (Mosques) and Madaris (Religious Seminaries). Jama’at, J&K’s largest socio-economic-politico religious organization, termed it as “direct interference” in the religious matters of Muslims in Kashmir which also amounts […]

Centre Hardens Stance, Hints At Crackdown On Pro-freedom Leadership

NEW DELHI: Two days after a report prepared by Union Home Ministry suggesting control on Mosque, Madrassa and Media to control situation in Kashmir, a minister in Prime Minister’s Office on Monday hinted at crackdown on pro-freedom leadership in J&K. Attacking the resistance leadership for “doing politics of convenience and indulging in anti-national activities”, he […]