Mehbooba Links Voting With Dialogue, Development

SRINAGAR: Linking voting with dialogue and development, PDP president and chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti, on Wednesday kick started her party’s campaign for Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency. Mehbooba said that vote for her party “would be an endorsement for transforming Jammu & Kashmir through dialogue and development and getting the State out of the present crisis”. […]

Omar Asks NC-Cong Workers To ‘Vote Out PDP’

ANANTNAG: National Conference Working President and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday described PDP a “party of broken promises”, saying it is used to making hollow rhetorical promises with the least intention of keeping their word. “Spell out even one of the promises that has been kept,” Omar Abdullah “dared” the PDP while addressing […]

Kashmir Inc Asks Govt To Complete Aadhaar Registration Process

SRINAGAR: Kashmir based trade bodies on Wednesday expressed dismay over delay in the registration process of Aadhaar cards in Valley. The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCC&I) in a statement said that it has time and gain brought to the notice of the State Administration the difficulties that the trading community is facing in […]

PM To Open Chenani-Nashri Tunnel on April 2

SRINAGAR: India’s longest road tunnel built on the Jammu-Srinagar Highway, which will cut short the distance between Jammu and Srinagar by nearly 30 km will be dedicated to the people by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 2. Union Minister of State in PMO, Jitendra Singh reportedly said that the Prime Minister will inaugurate the […]

Geelani Not Allowed To Attend ‘Pakistan Day’

SRINAGAR: On the eve of ‘Pakistan Day’, All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairperson, Syed Ali Geelani, and other resistance leaders were invited by Pakistan to attend function at its High Commission in Delhi, however, J&K government authorities didn’t allow leaders to attend said event. While terming these arbitrary measures as “frustration of authorities”, Hurriyat Conference spokesperson […]

Kashmiris Put At Mercy of Forces: Hurriyat (M)

SRINAGAR: Condemning continuous house detention and curbs on religious activities of Hurriyat Conference (M) chief, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, the Hurriyat Conference (M) spokesperson termed it as “frustration of ruling regime which is bent upon to restrict and curb the peaceful activities of resistance leadership”. “The rulers, in order to carry out the process of sham […]

25 Years On, No Trace of Srinagar Family’s ‘Disappeared’ Son

SRINAGAR: A family from old Srinagar city is still searching for their disappeared son who went missing 25 years ago after being arrested by Indian troopers in 1992. The 166 battalion of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) picked up Muhammad Sidiq Sofi of Khankah-e-Molah, a top commander of indigenous militant group Ikhwan-ul-Muslimoon, from Bemina […]

ECI Issues Notification for Elections To 6 LC Seats

JAMMU: The Election Commission of India on Wednesday issued notification for conduct of biennial elections to 6 seats of Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Council (MLCs).  As per the notification, March 29 has been fixed last date of filing nominations, while as scrutiny of papers will be held on March 30 and the last date for […]

Weather To Remain Inclement In Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The ski resort of Gulmarg received fresh snowfall on Wednesday as the weather office forecast light to moderate rain and snow in Jammu and Kashmir during the next 24 hours. “Fresh two inch deep snow has been recorded on ground in Gulmarg today (Wednesday) while Srinagar city received 6.8 mm of rain during the […]

‘Ceasefire Violations Decreased After Surgical Strikes’

NEW DELHI: Ceasefire violations by Pakistan and casualties on the Indian side of the Line of Control and the international border have come down after the “surgical strikes” by India, the government said on Wednesday. It also rejected the opposition charge that the issue was not only being taken seriously, but was being “butchered” by […]

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