Central Govt’s Ambiguity Alarming: NC

Srinagar—National Conference on Tuesday expressed serious concern over the decision of the Central Government to not file a written response to the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed in the Supreme Court challenging Article 35-A of the Constitution of India. In a joint statement issued from party headquarters, Senior NC leaders Ali Muhammad Sagar, Abdul Rahim […]

GOI Seeks Debate in Apex Court on J&K Special Status

Srinagar—The Government of India has taken a “conscious decision” of not filing a counter affidavit to a Public Interest Litigation, challenging Indian Constitution’s Article 35A, which gives protection to special status of Jammu and Kashmir.  As the hearing of the PIL, filed in 2015 by a Delhi based NGO—‘We The Citizens’, started before a division […]

Peace Would Finally Triumph Over Acrimony: Mehbooba

KAMAN POST (URI)—Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today hoped that peace and friendship between India and Pakistan would finally triumph over acrimony and confrontation between the two neighboring countries. She also expressed the hope that the ambit of cross-LoC trade and travel activities would be further expanded so that there is more exchange of people and […]

Chinese Media Warn India of All Out War from Kashmir to Sikkim

Beijing—In a fresh warning to India on Tuesday, Chinese state media said that China can go on an “all out” confrontation along the entire around 4000-km Line of Actual Control (LAC) that spreads from Ladakh to Kashmir in North to Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim in the East. China is battle ready and not afraid to […]

LOC Tensions Remain High; 2 Soldiers Killed

Srinagar—Two more Indian soldiers were killed after Pakistan army targeted  Indian side across Line of Control taking the death toll in latest skirmishes in Kashmir to Eight in last 24 hours. Two sides traded fire and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara, Bhimbher Gali and Poonch sectors, reports said. An army soldier […]

2 Militants Killed in Gurez Sector: Army

Gurez—Indian Army on Tuesday claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Gurez sector of Bandipora district in northern part of Kashmir. Two suspected militants were killed in the operation, while two to three others are believed to be trapped. The encounter is still under way, reports said. Three weapons […]

Smriti Irani gets I&B Ministry,NS Tomar given urban development

New Delhi—Textiles Minister Smriti Irani was Tuesday given the additional charge of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry after M Venkaiah Naidu resigned from the Cabinet to contest the vice-presidential poll.  The portfolio of urban development, which too was with Naidu, was given to Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, the PMO said. […]

Elderly man wounded in Army firing succumbs

Srinagar—South Kashmir’s elderly man who was critically injured in Army firing on Monday succumbed to his injuries in Srinagar hospital on Tuesday. Muhammad Abdullah Ganaie, 60, a resident if Hussanpora was injured after army opened fire on protesters following an argument in Goriwan area yesterday. Ganaie was shifted to Bone and Joint Hospital Barzulla where […]

Soldier Kills Officer in Altercation Over Cell Phone

Uri—An army officer was killed by his subordinate soldier after a heated argument in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said on Tuesday. The incident occurred at Butcher Post in the Uri sector. Defense sources said that Major Shikhar Thapa objected to the use of cell-phone by a soldier on duty. While confiscating his phone, the […]

Anantnag Shuts to Mourn Killings

Anantnag—Amid internet blockade, authorities shutdown all the educational institutions in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district after the overnight killing of three local militants in a brief gunfight near Bulbul Nowgam in the town. Meanwhile, people observed a complete shutdown to mourn these killings in the district. Reports said that all the shops and business establishments remained […]

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