Now Elections Only Under Governors Rule: Mir

Srinagar: Congress- National Conference candidate for Anantnag parliamentary constituency Tuesday declared that he will not contest elections now scheduled for May 25 unless state government led by Mehbooba Mufti steps down and governor’s rule is imposed in Jammu and Kashmir. Accusing Election Commission of partiality, Mir said that the deferment of elections in South Kashmir […]

ECI Hand-in-glove With State Govt: NC

Srinagar: National Conference on Tuesday said that postponement of Anantnag by-polls by the Election Commission of India (ECI) clearly indicated that the election conducting body was in hand-in-glove with the state government.  The opposition party also demanded the resignation of the PDP-BJP government.  Addressing a news conference at Nawa-i-Subh party headquarters, NC General Secretary, Ali […]

Kashmir Valley Shuts for 2nd Day Against Civilian Killings

Srinagar: Amid clashes and protests, Kashmir Valley witnessed a complete shutdown for the second consecutive day on Tuesday to mourn the killing of eight young boys in police and paramilitary firing. The two days call for shutdown was given by ‘Joint Resistance’ leadership comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. […]

ECI Orders Re-poll in 38 Polling Stations On Thursday

Srinagar: Re-poll in 38 polling stations in Srinagar Lok Sabha Constituency hit by violence on last Sunday would be now held on13th of April. Likewise counting for Srinagar parliamentary constituency would be taken up on 15th April as per schedule and the results will be declared on same evening. The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) J&K, […]

Chenab Valley Shuts Against Civilian Killings In Kashmir

Badharwah: To lodge their protest against innocent civilian killings in the Kashmir Valley, attack on Rohingya Muslim refugees in Jammu and increasing influence of RSS-backed government employees in Chenab Valley, Muslims in Bhadarwah, Kishtwar towns and Khari tehsil of Ramban district in Chenab Valley on Tuesday observed a shutdown. The shutdown affected normal life as […]

Find Peaceful Solution To Kashmir Issue : UN Urges India,Pak

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has underscored the need for India and Pakistan to find a peaceful solution to the Kashmir issue through dialogue, his spokesperson said Tuesday. Guterres’ spokesperson Stephane Dujarric dismissed claims that the UN chief was reluctant to address the Kashmir issue or brushes it off. “I don’t brush it off…I don’t […]

Delhi HC Dismisses Petition Challenging Article 370

Srinagar: Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed a public interest litigation that challenged validity of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution, granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir.  A bench comprising Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath while dismissing the PIL said that the Supreme Court had already rejected a similar plea.  The PIL […]

No Shutdown Today

Srinagar: The Joint resistance leadership has withdrawn the call for shutdown on Wednesday in view of the postponement of by-elections to the Anantnag parliamentary constituency a Hurriyat (G) spokesman said.

Delhi Treading Perilous Path in Kashmir: Chidambaram

New Delhi:  Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today warned the central and Jammu and Kashmir governments that they have taken a “perilous” path that will not lead to any kind of peace or engagement with people. “My position on Kashmir is well known. I have been writing, speaking that we are losing Kashmir…The path that […]

‘Cong should do soul searching’

New Delhi: Government Tuesday sought to blame the Congress for low turnout of voters in the recently held bypoll for Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency and said the incumbent regime of Narendra Modi is suffering “results of past mistakes of the Congress” in the Valley. “Congress should do the soul searching. When they do it, they […]

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