BJP Picks Yogi As UP CM

NEW DELHI – Bharatiya Janata Party picked Hindu hardliner Yogi Adityanath, who has been accused of inciting violence against Muslim minority, to lead India’s most populous state after party won a landslide victory last week. Adityanath’s appointment to Uttar Pradesh was denounced by opposition party members. But BJP said Adityanath, who will take charge on […]

Mehbooba Invited To Swearing In Ceremony

Srinagar: Senior BJP leader Venkatayah Naidu told media persons that he has extended invitation to J&K chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to attend the swearing in ceremony of UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath to be held on Sunday at Lucknow. Naidu said Ms mufti has accepted the invitation. Meanwhile an official spokesman late Saturday said Deputy Chief […]

Darkest Era Of UP History: Er. Rasheed

Srinagar: Reacting sharply to elevating Yogi Adityanath as UP Chief Minister, AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er. Rasheed has termed it as the darkest face of UP history.  In a statement issued today Er. Rasheed said “Who doesn’t know Yogi Adityanath belongs to the fascist, radical and anti Muslim class of Sang Parivar and his […]

BJP’s Kashmir Pointman Snubs Mehbooba on AFSPA 

Jammu: A day after Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti pitched for AFSPA revocation from some parts of the state, BJP National General Secretary and In-Charge of J&K affairs, Ram Madhav today said that law was not in place out of fun and would go, only if the situation improved. “AFSPA is not out of fun imposed […]

Calling Kashmir Political Issue Disappoints Singh

Jammu: Union Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office Dr Jitendra Singh today said that National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah must show courage to bring the ‘misguided’ youth of Kashmir to the right path. Dr Singh was in town to attend the BJP meeting, chaired by National General Secretary Ram Madhav, here this afternoon. His […]

Yasin Malik Arrested, Shifted to Central Jail 

Srinagar: Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik was on Saturday arrested by police and immediately shifted to central jail Srinagar on a 12 days remand. A JKLF spokesman said that the police Saturday morning cordoned off party office at Abi Guzar Srinagar and arrested JKLF chairman. The spokesman said that Malik […]

Pre-Poll Crackdown Launched in Pulwama

Pulwama: Ahead of parliament by-polls, police have started a crackdown against the suspected youth in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district and has arrested more than forty persons from past two weeks while in fresh nocturnal raids 15 more youths mostly students were picked up in different parts of the district. A large number of men and women […]

KEG Boycotts Police; Seeks Action, Apology

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) on Saturday took a strong note of unwarranted police action against news photographers.  Members regretted recurrence of such assaults thus making discharging of professional duties of photographers very difficult, a statement issued after a marathon meeting here said.  Given the fact that the police have not even registered an FIR, […]

33 Year Old Beaten to Death In Uri Village

Srinagar: A 33-year-old man was beaten to death when he was snatched by a mob from police in Uri in north Kashmir district of Baramulla, official sources said here today. They said one Mushtaq Ahmad Khan of Kutroo, Nadihal Rafiabad lodged a written complaint in Police Station Panzla, Rafiabad on March 15 that his wife, […]

PDP Kick Starts Election Campaign

Anantnag: People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate from South Kashmir for Lok Sabha polls, Tasaduq Mufti Saturday kick started his election campaign by holding a convention at Dak Bungalow Anantnag. In the largely attended convention, supporters of PDP in one voice echoed acceptance of candidature of Tasaduq Hussain Mufti and announced to work tirelessly to ensure his […]

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