PM Modi Asks States To Reach Out To JK Students

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday urged all state governments to reach out to the students of Jammu and Kashmir in their respective states.  Modi’s advice, which came after Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti raised the point at a meeting of Chief Ministers here, assumes significance as it comes against the backdrop of thrashing of some […]

Mughal Road Opens Today

Srinagar: The historic Mughal road, linking Shopian in south Kashmir with Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu region is likely to reopen tomorrow after remaining closed for four months while  only one-way traffic continued on Srinagar-Jammu national highway despite rain. Meanwhile, dozens of far flung and remote areas, including those near the Line of Control (LoC) […]

Rain, Hailstorm Lash Kashmir, Maximum Temp Dips

Srinagar: Kashmir valley, including summer capital, Srinagar, received intermittent rain and hailstorm since yesterday evening, resulting in dip in the day temperature though mercury remained above normal during the night. According to a Met department official light rain or thunderstorm will occur at many place during the next 24 hours in Kashmir. However, he said […]

Hatred, Ill-Will Hallmarks Of BJP Leadership: JeI

Srinagar: Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir (JeI) on Saturday said that the vicious statements of BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav and a local leader Ram Prakash Ganga are depositions of hatred and ill-will towards the Kashmiri Muslims. Spokesperson JeI Advocate Zahid Ali said that the ideological group these people are associated with, is known for […]

APHC Ridicules Modi’s Statement Over Flood Rescue By Army

SRINAGAR: Ridiculing Indian prime Minister Narinder Modi for his statement that ‘’army saved lives in Kashmir floods’’, APHC called it a brazen lie and said, not a single person was rescued by Indian forces, however they take away a big share of the state budget for helicopter services provided to its army personnel. Hurriyat said […]

Land Freed In Kupwara Anti-Encroachment Drive

Kupwara: In a bid to enhance the flow of water for irrigation, the authorities in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district have launched a drive against encroachments on the embankments of the rivers and streams. In connection with the drive against encroachments, the enforcement team headed by Tehsildar Drugmulla Ghulam-u-din Dar along with Naib Tehsildar concerned freed […]

Tarigami Paints Black Picture Of Times Ahead After Madhav, Ganga Remarks

Srinagar: While reacting on the remarks of BJP national General Secretary Ram Madhav and statement of State’s Industries Minister Chander Prakash Ganga, senior CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami Saturday said “comments like shoot down stone-pelters and justifying human shield” speaks volumes about times to come. While Madhav had approved Army’s use […]

Sagar Describes Current Dispensation As Confused, Divided

SRINAGAR: Senior leader national conference, Ali Mohammad Sagar while reacting over the agitation by the students that erupts after forces allegedly resort to highhandedness in Pulwama College last week, said that the government is not serious about such issue. Sagar said that BJP is giving one statement about Kashmir Situation while PDP another. “This shows […]

‘Growing Clamour For Governor’s Rule’

New Dlehi: Senior Congress leader and former Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said on Saturday there is a growing clamour for Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir. “Glad more people have realised PDP-BJP (Peoples Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janata party) government is a disaster,” Chidambaram said in his tweet. “The honourable course for… CM of J&K (Mehbooba […]

‘Gau Rakshaks’ Assault 9-year-old Girl, 4 Family Members

Jammu: Self-styled ‘gau rakshaks’ (cow vigilantes) assaulted a family, including a nine-year-old girl, in Reasi district on Friday night when the family was moving with its livestock in the area. The nomad family comprising nine members including two women and a girl along with their live stock was stopped by these vigilantes near Talwara bridge […]