JKEEU Goes On 48-hour Long Strike 

  Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Electric Employees Union on Thursday said that the committee formed by the authorities to investigate the death of a labourer by electrocution at Budshah Chowk is ‘mere an eyewash’. Addressing a presser at Power Development Department (PDD) head office in Srinagar, the president of the association, Abdul Salam Rajpuri […]

UJC Says, Joining Dialogue Process ‘Treason’  

Srinagar: United Jehad Council (UJC) Thursday said that participation in elections and ‘futile’ dialogue process tantamount to ‘treason’ with the Kashmir nation.    As per a statement to local news agency CNS, Syed Salahuddin, the UJC and Hizbul Mujhadeen chief during his address to high level meeting said that they have reliable inputs that Indian agencies […]

Death of Kaneeza: IUST students stage protest

Awantipur: Scores of students at the Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) located on Srinagar-Jammu highway at Awantipora Thursday held strong protest against what they called highhandedness of the men in uniform in Kalaroos on Wednesday.   Pertinently, a little girl was killed while another boy suffered injuries during an encounter between government forces and […]

Will you act against killers of Kaneeza?:MLA to PDP

  Jammu: AIP Supremo and MLA Langate, Er. Rasheed has strongly condemned death of a six year old kid in Lolab and appealed International Human Rights Organizations to take serious note of the incident. In a statement issued today, Er. Rasheed said.   “ Not only the Chief Minister but so called security experts have been […]

Illegal appointments: Vigilance arrests BMO and Cashier 

Srinagar: Anti-graft body  Vigilance Organization Kashmir arrested Dr. Abdul Rashid Dar the then BMO Kulgam and Mohammad Ashraf Parray the then senior assistant/cashier BMO office Kulgam in case related to allegations of illegal and unauthorised appointment of Class 4th employees and Junior Assistants at various Medical Blocks of District Anantnag and Kulgam.   During the […]

Farmers community accuse Agriculture officials of ‘fraud’ 

Srinagar: At a time when both State and Government of India wants to befriend farmers and to increase the agricultural productivity, several beneficial schemes have been introduced, the farmers residing in Sumbal tehsil of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district allege that the Agriculture office in the said Block have been extending help to only blue-eyed farmers who […]

‘Don’t relate my son with Tariq Pandit’

Pulwama: The father of slain Hizbul Mujhadeen militant Naseer Ahmed Pandit has clarified that they are in no way related to ‘surrendered’ militant Tariq Ahmed Pandit.    Slain militant Naseer Ahmed Pandit, a resident of Karimabad village of Pulwama who had decamped with two AK rifles on March 27, 2015 from the residence of PDP Minister […]

Govt Bars Hurriyat Presser, Gags Media

Srinagar: Press bodies in Kashmir Valley are aghast at the police action in which journalists were roughed up while discharging their professional duty and are demanding that the state government act against officers, who had abused authority. In a statement, the Kashmir Editors’ Guild (KEG) said that media persons, who were on their way to cover a […]

Police Action Unwarranted: KEG

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) has strongly condemned the police action against newsmen while covering the attempted joint press conference of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik at Hyderpora. While entire press corps that had assembled to cover the event were threatened and chased, at least two news photographers were beaten […]

Hurriyat Pitches for Election Boycott

Srinagar: ‘Resistance’ leadership on Thursday urged people to boycott upcoming elections, saying it provides India an opportunity to mislead world community.  In a joint press release, Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik while calling on people to boycott upcoming elections, said that amid “ten lakh forces personnel, the election drama has lost […]

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