‘Social Media Ban Repressive, Undemocratic’

Srinagar: The government’s one-month ban on social media in the Kashmir valley has opposition political parties all angry against the decision, saying that the ban is repressive and undemocratic. JKPCC president G A Mir said that the curbing social media is anti-democratic and does not suit in the state that has acceded to the world’s […]

Protests, Clashes Continue Unabated

Srinagar: Clashes erupted in Pulwama town in south Kashmir on Thursday after students of Boys Higher Secondary school marched into the streets, demanding release of their peers arrested on Wednesday. Locals alleged that Para-military Central Reserve Police Force personnel let loose a reign of terror at Chattpora locality on Wednesday evening damaging parked vehicles, ransacking […]

Rajnath Singh Meets Ministers Over Kashmir

New Delhi: An inter-ministerial meeting was held in New Delhi Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday to review the situation in Kashmir, reports said. HM also held another meeting later in the da  to also review the implementation of development package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for restive state. Officials of the Home Department, […]

Mehbooba Changes Colours Like Chameleon: Dr. Farooq

Srinagar: National Conference patron and Member Parliament Dr Farooq Abdullah Thursday said that on the behest of RSS, the People’s Democratic Party has declared a war on the people in Kashmir. He expressed anguish over the innocent killings, arrests, nocturnal raids and torture.  “PDP has turned Kashmir Valley into a war zone where Forces at […]

Killing of Class 10th student:Family Demands FIR Against ITBP Soldier

Srinagar: The family members of 10th class student who was shot dead by Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) man at a point blank range outside Churmujroo Beerwah polling station here in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on 9 April Thursday alleged that instead of registering an FIR against the accused soldier, police have registered a case against […]

5 Police Officers Transferred

Srinagar: The government Thursday transferred five top police officers in the valley, and posted IPS officer Tejinder Singh as SP Budgam. As per government order number 478-Home of 2017, Tejinder Singh, IPS (JK-2008), SP CID Cl, Jammu, is transferred and posted as SP Budgam vice Abdul Waheed Shah. Abdul Waheed Shah, SSP Budgam, is transferred […]

Here’s Why 55 Youth Appointed In Police-Force Said No To Khaki Rank

SRINAGAR: In a job-starved place like Kashmir, where recruitment in government services is often seen as a blessing, as many as 55 youth who were selected for the post of telecom operators in Jammu and Kashmir Police have refrained from joining the khaki ranks. Predictably, the edgy situation in the Valley is being seen as […]

Parvez Rasool in Bangladesh:J&K skipper makes mark with his all-round brilliance

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir star all-rounder and state’s lone international cricketer Parvez Rasool didn’t have an auspicious couple of months after making T-20 debut for India. He didn’t set world on fire in his maiden T-20 appearance for India against England. It went from bad to worse when his Indian Premier franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore […]

Budgam Premier League:Ton up Showkat powers Kashmir Knights to massive win

SRINAGAR: Showkat Ahmad blasted a hundred as Kashmir Knights thumped Srinagar Gymkhana by five wickets in the league fixture of Budgam Premier League played at Sheikhpora playground Budgam on Thursday. Showkat took just 55 balls to score maiden hundred of the tournament as his side Kashmir Knights scaled down a mammoth target of 187 in […]

Women Police Battalion To Deal With Stone-Pelters

NEW DELHI: Around 1,000 women will be hired in Jammu and Kashmir for a police battalion, which will primarily deal with incidents like stone pelting in the Valley. The policewomen will be part of the five India Reserved Battalions (IRBs), the central government has already sanctioned. As many as 1,40,000 youths in Jammu and Kashmir […]

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