Without Forces There Will be Chaos in Kashmir Valley: Naeem

TRAL (Pulwama): PDP spokesman and Minister for Roads and Buildings Naeem Akhtar Thursday broke down as he addressed reporters after an attack on his cavalcade in Tral town of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. “It is really unfortunate that grenade was lobbed at our cavalcade when we reached Tral bazaar,” Akhtar told media-persons at DSP office […]

An Eyewitness Account

Srinagar—Injured civilians from Tral recuperating at SMHS Hospital here say that the government forces, including Central Reserved Police Force (C.R.P.F) and J&K Police fired “Indiscriminately” after the grenade attack. A shopkeeper who is admitted in ward 16 of SMHS said that he was inside his shop when some unknown person hurled the grenade at around […]

Grenade Attack on Minister Kills 2 Civilians in Tral

Tral—Two civilians, including a woman were killed and 30 others, including some security personnel were injured in a grenade blast in Tral town of South Kashmir Thursday morning. The police said that the unidentified militants tossed a hand grenade towards the cavalcade of State’s Public Works Minister Naeem Akhter Andrabi. According to SP Awantipora Mohammad […]

GOI Ready For Talks With ‘All Stakeholders’: Madhav

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir government and the Centre are open to having an unconditional dialogue with all stakeholders, including separatists, to address the Kashmir issue, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav said on Thursday.  Madhav, who is in Srinagar on a two-day visit to take stock of party affairs, said that the Centre is confident that […]

Banihal Incident a Militant Attack: Police

Srinagar—Police on Thursday said that last evening two SSB personnel were injured when militants fired upon them in Banihal area of district Ramban. One of them later on succumbed while another is under treatment. The militants also snatched two weapons one INSAS and one AR 41, police said. “During the preliminary investigation it has come […]

JKLF Chief Issues Stern Warning to Hate Preachers

Srinagar—Jammu & Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik Thursday urged Ulema, preachers and heads of Islamic seminaries to refrain from preaching and propagating hatred in places of worship and on social media. In a statement issued to press, JKLF leader termed this new phenomenon of hate mongering in the name of religion and […]

HC Quashes JKSSB’s Pharmacist Selection List

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has quashed JKSSB’s selection list for the posts of seven junior pharmacists in Health Department Kulgam cadre, the applications the posts were sought in May 2013. Disposing a petition filed by some aggrieved candidates, a single bench of Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir directed the J&K State Service Selection Board […]

HC Issues Contempt Notice to SSP, SHO Ganderbal

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday issued a notice to SSP Ganderbal and one of the district SHOs, asking them to show-cause why they should not be punished for contempt of the court. Hearing a plea regarding matrimonial dispute involving a policeman, a single bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey also directed Inspector […]

HC Asks CTP: Are Public Parks Adequate in Srinagar 

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday sought a report from Chief Town Planner as to whether the existing gardens and parks are adequate in this summer capital of the state.     Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey also arrayed […]

More things change

An army soldier was killed and three others were injured in a ‘sniper fire’ by Pakistan Rangers at Keran sector along the Line of Control in north Kashmir Kupwara district on Tuesday. Earlier a BSF constable was killed as Pakistani Rangers resorted to mortar shelling and small arms fire along the International Border in Arnia […]

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