Army Chief Visits Forward Areas in Kashmir

Srinagar: Genera; Bipin Rawat, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Tuesday visited the frontier areas in North Kashmir and interacted with commanders and troops deployed along the Line of Control (LC). Accompanied by the Northern Army and Chinar Corps Commanders, the Army Chief was briefed by Formation Commanders on the security situation on the border […]

Vohra in Delhi, Holds Crucial Meetings

New Delhi: Governor N.N. Vohra met Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on Tuesday to discuss the worsening security and law and order situation in the state. During the 40-minute meeting, Singh and Vohra reviewed the ground situation in the Kashmir valley and the steps taken to control it. Issues like infiltration from across the border, […]

ECI Cancels Anantnag By-election

Srinagar: The Election Commission of India has cancelled the Anantnag (Islamabad) parliamentary bypolls, saying the ground situation was not conducive to hold free and fair elections, reports said on Tuesday. The bypolls, earlier slated to be held on April 12, were postponed for May 25. The Commission has said non-availability of sufficient number of forces’ […]

‘ECI Decision Indicts Govt’

Srinagar: Reacting to the scrapping of by-elections to Anantnag Lok Sabha Constituency J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A. Mir Tuesday flayed both State & Union Government’s who according to him, failed to create a conducive atmosphere in the valley. Mir, who is in the fray for Anantnag  seat, also said both the Govts could […]

World Press Freedom Day: KEG Hails Resilience of Kashmir Media

Srinagar: Kashmir Editors  Guild (KEG) has paid rich tributes to the members of the Srinagar press corps who were killed while discharging their professional duties in last more than 25 years. In an extra-ordinary meeting on the eve of World Press Freedom Day, the media body said those brave people would always be remembered as […]

Police Files Case Against Army

Srinagar: Police have filed a case against Army for allegedly manhandling four female members including an MBBS student of a family in Bomai Sopore area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. The Bomai family arrived here in Press Enclave Srinagar on Tuesday and narrated the incident before the reporters. They said Army personnel from Pazalpora based […]

Pistol Borne Youth Loots Bank in Kulgam

Kulgam: A pistol borne unknown youth on Tuesday looted cash from a bank in Kader village of Kulgam district in south Kashmir.  Sources said that a masked youth carrying a pistol barged inside Ellaquai Dehati Bank in Kader Yaripora area and looted over Rs 65,000 from the bank. Confirming the incident, Cluster Head, Ellaquai Dehati […]

Delhi pitting Kashmiris against each other: Er Rasheed

Srinagar: Asking National leaders of various political parties, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah and Indian Media not to shed crocodile tears over killings of five policemen and two bank employees in Kulgam and death of soldiers at LoC, AIP Chairman and MLA Langate Er. Rasheed has said that every killing is a wakeup call […]

CEO  Shantmanu shifted out of JK

New Delhi: A day before Election Commission cancelled the Anantnag parliamentary bypoll, the Centre appointed Jammu & Kashmir chief electoral officer (CEO) Shantmanu as development commissioner (handicrafts) in the Union textiles ministry.  The development came on a day the Union home ministry said it could spare only 30,000 central para-military personnel for the May 25 bypoll, […]

Hijacking of Vehicle Triggers Panic in Kathua

Jammu: A Tavera vehicle was allegedly hijacked in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district triggering panic and after an intense search operation it was found parked in the university road area late on Monday night. Sadiq, the driver of the vehicle, told police that the vehicle had been booked by two youth, who told him they […]

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