Mehbooba to Meet PM Today as President’s Rule Looms

Srinagar:  Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is meeting Prime Minister Modi on Sunday (April 23) amid growing clamour for presidents rule in J&K and heightening tension between alliance partners. Mehbooba will be in New Delhi for a meeting of the Chief Ministers of the states where the BJP is in power or in a coalition. News […]

NYT Slams ‘Cruelty And Cowardice’ In Kashmir

Srinagar: Influential New York Times has slammed military crackdown in Kashmir saying, “such posturing will only doom Kashmir to a deadly spiral, where more brutal military tactics will feed more despair and more militancy”. NYT in an editorial Friday urged New Delhi to initiate reconciliatory process in Kashmir, “before Indian democracy loses its credibility.” NYT […]

Shooting Stones Kill Mother-Daughter

Kishtwar: Shooting stones claimed the lives of mother daughter duo in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday morning. A police official said that Anju Mahajan and her 15-year-old daughter Purvi Mahajan died on the spot, while the husband of the deceased woman, identified as Bupinder Mahajan sustained injuries along with a seven-year-old boy […]

Forces Resorting To 90’s Like Crackdowns: APHC

SRINAGAR: Decrying over nineties like crackdown and inflicting atrocities over civilians in Kanelvan Bijbehara, APHC said that resorting to military might, assault and humiliating womenfolk is highly shameful act. APHC said that threat statements issued by BJP leaders are adding fuel to the fire & deteriorating already charged situations. Expressing shock, Hurriyat said that local […]

CM Pitches For Declaring Srinagar, Jammu As CNG Cities

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Saturday pitched for declaring Srinagar and Jammu as CNG cities in view of the future needs even as she also sought execution of work at fast pace on the Bathinda-Jammu–Srinagar Gas Pipeline and increase in the quota of subsidized kerosene oil to the State. The Chief Minister said this while […]

Protesters Engage Forces in Pitched Battle at Maisuma

Srinagar: Protests erupted at Maisuma area on Saturday against the continuous detention of a local youth. Witnesses said that life was completely disrupted after a word spread that local youth Ashiq Ahmed has been again booked under Public Safety Act for the consecutive fifth time. Police had arrested Aashiq Ahmad of Maisuma on charges of […]

Ahead Of Durbar Move, Div Com Reviews City Traffic Management Plan

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today convened a meeting to review the Traffic Management Plan (TMP) for Srinagar city ahead of scheduled bi-annual shifting of Durbar Move to capital Srinagar. IGP Kashmir Zone, Additional Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, ADC Srinagar, SSP Srinagar, Director ERA, SMC Commissioner, RTO Kashmir, VC SDA, SSP Traffic, CE R&B, […]

Shab-I-Me’raaj Holiday To Be Observed On April 25

SRINAGAR: The holiday on the eve of Shab-i-Mehraj will now be on April 25 Tuesday. The holiday was earlier scheduled to be on April 24, Monday. In a notification issued with a partial modification of government order, the order reads that the holiday on account of Shab-i-Mehraj will be observed on April 25 in government […]

Malik Condemns Slapping Of PSA On Maisuma Youth

Srinagar: Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik Saturday condemned the slapping of yet another PSA on a Maisuma youth Ashiq Hussein who is languishing in Kotbalwal jail from last many years. The spokesman said that Ashiq Hussain has been today served his 5th PSA at Kotbalwal jail. “Police had last February […]

CJ Reviews Progress Of Under- Construction District Court Complex

SRINAGAR: Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir, Justice Badar Durez, Saturday visited the under-construction District Court Complex at Moominabad, Srinagar to take stock of its progress. The Chief Justice was informed that 97% of the overall physical progress has been achieved on the Rs 120 crore project. It was said that the Phase-I of the […]

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