LS By-polls 2017: NC-Congress Opt for Seat-sharing 

Srinagar: National Conference and Congress have decided that the two parties will contest parliament by-polls together through seat sharing arrangement in the Kashmir valley. While NC president Dr Farooq Abdullah will contest from Srinagar, Congress state president G A Mir will contest from Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, party sources said. The two parties Tuesday held […]

Notification Issued: 27 Lakh to Vote in Srinagar, Anantnag By-polls

Srinagar: The Election Commission of India Tuesday issued the notification for By-election to Srinagar Lok Sabha Constituency, which is scheduled to go to polls on April 9. “As per the notification, last date of filing nominations has been fixed on March 21, while as scrutiny of papers will be held on March 22 and the […]

No Alliance With PDP, BJP To Go Alone

Srinagar: Announcing that there will be no poll alliance with ruling partner Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said the party will contest both Srinagar and Anantnag Lok Sabha seats in the valley. Polling in Srinagar and Anantnag constituencies are being held on April 9 and 12 respectively. State Media Secretary Altaf Thakur […]

Stranded Passengers Charged for Help

Ramban: Kashmir bound passengers stranded at Chanderkote on Srinagar-Jammu highway Tuesday staged an angry protest alleging that no government help reached them from past couple of days.  The protesters alleged that government officials have informed them that in case of air-lifting, they have to pay from their own pockets. “We have been without food and […]

22 Unarmed Protesters Were Killed in Gow Kadal Massacre: SHRC

Srinagar: Twenty six years after the Gow Kadal massacre, the government has admitted that twenty two unarmed protestors were killed while as only 12 sustained injuries in the massacre. The government’s reply has come in response to a petition filed by human rights activist Ahsan Untoo before the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) in April […]

Hurriyat Concerned Over LoC Flare-up 

Srinagar: Expressing serious concern over the escalation of tensions between India and Pakistan due to the rising incidents of cross-LOC firing, Hurriyat Conference (M) has stressed upon the leadership of both the countries to exhibit political maturity and take the path of dialogue to solve the Kashmir and all other pending issues. Stressing that the […]

BOSE in Mess as Employees Abandon Office 

Srinagar: The approach of Jammu Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) has been callous towards the people who visit the office for the redressal of their issues related to the academics. The visitors who can be seen in long queues inside the office premises at Bemina Srinagar alleged that majority of the BOSE employees remain […]

Don’t Threaten, Council People Who Disrupt Army Ops: Omar to Govt

Srinagar: Former chief minister and Working president of National Conference Tuesday said that the state government rather than issuing threats should take measures to deal with the protesters who march toward gunbattle sites during security operations. “The government should deal with the people who disrupt security operations during encounters by counselling them rather than threatening […]

Police Officer in Vigilance Net 

Srinagar: A Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) was arrested Tuesday by the State Vigilance Organisation (SVO) for allegedly allowing illegal construction around the Dal lake in Srinagar and accumulation of disproportionate assets. A SVO spokesman said here this afternoon that SVO, Kashmir, arrested Shah Sikander Khan the then enforcement officer Lakes and Waterways Development Authority […]

J&K Bank May Get Rs 250-Cr Lifeline 

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Bank Ltd. (J&K Bank) is likely to receive Rs 250-crore capital infusion from the state government next week ahead of its scheduled recapitalisation in the next financial year,  BloombergQuint quoting a senior state government official on the condition of anonymity reported Tuesday. The infusion will be the first tranche of Rs […]

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