Now College Going Girls Give Tough Time To Police In Valley

Srinagar: When the schools in the Valley opened  on Monday after days of closure following police raid on Pulwama Degree College,  streets erupted again with the student protests. Protests are not uncommon in Kashmir but what was different this time was the presence of female students being in the vanguard of these protest rallies. The […]

Govt At War With Students: Omar

Srinagar: Hitting out at Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti over rising protests by students during the last over a week, National Conference (NC) working president Omar Abdullah alleged that the government is at war with the student and for the first time in almost 30 years, it isn’t confined to boys’ colleges.  “@MehboobaMufti & her government […]

Mehbooba Wants Security Agencies To Act As ‘Councillors’

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti directed the security agencies to undertake youth counselling and ensure that no collateral damage takes place while dealing with day to day law and order situations. She also directed that culprits be brought to justice if found involved in harassing a community or section of society in the name of […]

Shab-e-Me’raj Observed With Religious Fervour

Srinagar: Night long prayers reverberated throughout Kashmir as Shab-e-Me’raj was observed with religious fervour with devout filling mosques and shrines for night-long special prayers despite cold weather conditions. Hundreds of thousands of people, including women and children, joined the night-long prayers in mosques, shrines and Khanqahs. The main congregation was held at Hazratbal shrine on […]

Ex-Army Chief:‘Resolve Kashmir Politically’

Srinagar: Former army chief General Ved Prakash Malik has said the situation in and around Srinagar is messy. In an interaction with Times of India on the sidelines of function in Pune,  Gen Prakash said “women taking to the streets is not a good sign. We’ve to resolve this, but we can’t leave everything to […]

‘Delhi’s Stubborn Attitude Source Of Uncertainty’

Srinagar: Ridiculing the statement of Mehbooba Mufti, that before dialogue  a” conducive atmosphere needs to be created,’’ Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Geelani Wednesday said that “it illustrates the egoistic and colonial approach of Indian authorities and they stand accountable for continuous mayhem in state”. “They are not interested in seeking solution of Kashmir […]

Defer Anantnag Polls Indefinitely: PDP

Srinagar: Ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Election Commission of India (ECI) to indefinitely defer bypolls to Anantnag Parliamentary Constituency in view of prevailing law and order situation in south Kashmir. However, Congress, which is fighting the bypoll in an alliance with main opposition in the state National Conference (NC), said it will boycott […]

No Response From PM To Sinha For Meet On Kashmir

 New Delhi: The veteran BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, who heads ‘Concerned Citizens Group’, has said that he has not received any response from Prime Minster’s Office on his request for a meeting with the PM on Kashmir.  In an interview to The Indian Express, Yashwant Sinha said, “I left a request for a meeting with PM […]

2 Babus Who Issued 20 K Gun Licences Come Under Scanner

Srinagar: State’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is probing role of two top serving bureaucrats in connection with gun license scam. News agency GNS reported on Monday, the duo who has also served as Deputy Commissioners (DCs), have issued nearly 20,000 gun licenses during their tenure. They said that the duo had been charging rupees 5000 […]

‘13000 Sign Up To Fight Kashmir Boys With Stones’

New Delhi: A group of tribals in Madhya Pradesh have written to the Prime Minister, offering to take on “stone pelting” protesters in Kashmir with their traditional weapon, gofan (slingshot) while as 13,000 members of Kanpur based Jan Sangh imparted training to tackle the stone throwing youths in Kashmir. According to the reports more than […]

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