‘Tassaduq’s Statement Indictment Of His Sister’

Srinagar: National Conference Working President and former chief minister Omar Abdullah Monday criticized Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti after her party appealed the Election Commission to postpone the Anantnag by-poll, saying her brother Tassaduq Mufti’s statement is an “indictment of his sister Mehbooba government.” [[{“type”:”media”,”fid”:”15321″,”view_mode”:”wysiwyg”,”instance_fields”:”override”,”link_text”:”Embedded rich media on Twitter”}]] “Tassaduq’s statement is an indictment of his […]

NC Opposes,PDP Favours Postponement

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir chief electoral officer Shantmanu called a meeting with political parties on Monday to know their opinion about the April 12 by-election to the Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, after first phase witnessed an unprecedented low voter turn out and violence. Moreover, there also has been a demand to cancel the Srinagar bypoll […]

8 Killings In A Day: Valley Shuts In Protest

Srinagar: The Kashmir valley on Monday observed complete shutdown against the killings of eight civilians in Budgam and Ganderbal districts on Sunday during parliament by-polls.  All the shops, business establishments, schools and offices remained closed while the public transport was off the roads.  However a small number of private vehicles were seen moving on city […]

ECI Defers Anantnag By-poll To  May 25

Srinagar: A day after Srinagar parliamentary seat witnessed an unprecented low voter turnoutand violence that killed eight civilians,the Election Commission of India(ECI) on Monday evening deferred the bypoll for the Anantnag seat till May 25. It was earlier scheduled to be held on April 12.  Earlier Ruling PDP-BJP combine candidate, Tasaduq Mufti Monday called on […]

Instead of elections, GoI should have initiated dialogue: Tarigami

Srinagar: CPI (M) senior leader and MLA Kulgam, Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami Monday said that instead of elections, the government of India (GoI) should have initiated dialogue process to resolve the Kashmir issue. Addressing a pres conference at his Gupkar residence, MLA Kulgam said, “The atmosphere in the Valley was not conducive for polls and at […]

PDP Demand Meaningless: Mir

Srinagar: NC-Congress joint candidate for Anantnag parliament constituency, G A Mir, Monday said that the demand of PDP contesting candidate to postpone the by-polls scheduled for Wednesday was “meaningless”. “Postponement of by-polls is meaningless and does not convey any sense when so much preparation and machinery has been put into it,” Mir said, according to […]

Delhi Killing Our Boys for ‘Sport’: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq while paying tributes to the killed in armed forces firing on Sunday has said that India kills our youth for sport. In a statement Mirwaiz said that it looks very unlikely that any amount of condemnation of this inhuman approach of killing and maiming us is going […]

Hurriyat, JKLF Leaders Remain Under Arrest

Srinagar: Chairmen of both the factions of the Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq besides about a dozen other separatist leaders remained under house arrest while JKLF chief has been lodged in central Jail, Srinagar. Restriction on separatists had been imposed after they issued call for poll boycott in in both […]

‘Kashmir Top of OIC Agenda’

Islamabad: Secretary General of the Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Youssef bin Al-Ottaimeeen on Monday said OIC is in full agreement with Pakistan over peaceful resolution of the Jammu Kashmir dispute. He said this during a joint news briefing with Sartaj Aziz, Advisor on Foreign Affairs to Pakistan Premier, following their talks in Islamabad. […]

IUST, KU postpone all exams

Srinagar: Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) has postponed all the examinations scheduled to be held today while the Kashmir University (KU) has deferred all tests till April12.  Though no reason was given for postponing the examinations, the step has been taken for security reasons following strike called by separatists against the civilian killings in security force and […]

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