Gujarat in ascendancy as J&K toil hard 

Srinagar—Solid contributions from almost all frontline batsmen Wednesday powered Gujarat to driver’s seat in their Ranji Trophy 2017-18 group B fixture against Jammu and Kashmir played at Lalabhai Contractor Stadium. The hosts ended the second day of the game at 276 for the loss of four wickets, meaning J&K have already conceded a lead of […]

Faisal stars as JKP XI down F&S XI

Srinagar— Jammu and Kashmir Police XI has better off Food & Supplies (F&S) XI 2-0 in their Premier Division fixture of State Football League-2017 played at Synthetic Turf TRC, Srinagar, a statement from Jammu and Kashmir Football Association said. The final scoreline might have been in J&K Police’s favour, but game was played at rapid […]

Hurriyat Stands Exposed: Jailtley

New Delhi- Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitleyon Wednesday hit out at the Kashmir policy adopted by the previous Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government and said that the NDA has gone from a stage of no policy under the UPA to a defined policy. “The UPA had first announced a five-member working group. The group, […]

Come Forward For Talks, Baig Tells Hurriyat

Srinagar—Senior PDP leader and Member Parliament Muzzafar Hussain Baig Wednesday asked Hurriyat leaders to come forwards for the talks and realise that Pakistan cannot help them at this hour of need when most of them have been arrested by NIA. “Several Hurriyat leaders are under NIA custody. I pray to God that all of them […]

Mehbooba’s Advisory to Police: Don’t Attack Militants’ Families

Srinagar—A day after the centre government announced sustained dialogue on Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday said the state police has a vital role to play in reconciliation initiative taken by Government of India. She said the prime minister had taken a huge step by not only appointing an interlocutor but also giving him the […]

Salahuddin’s Son Sent To 7-Day NIA Custody

New Delhi-A Delhi court Wednesday sent Syed Shahid Yousuf, son of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, to seven days NIA custody in connection with a 2011 funding case for allegedly receiving money from his father. Shahid, who was arrested Tuesday by National Investigation Agency (NIA), was produced before District and Sessions Judge Poonam A Bamba, […]

Braid Chopping: HC Unimpressed With Police, Suggests ‘Specialized Crime Teams’

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday suggested creation of specialized crime teams to unravel ‘modus operandi’ of those behind braid chopping incidents in the state even as it came down heavy on police for its investigation so far.  As the hearing of a Public Interest Litigation started, the government informed a Division Bench […]

PSA Slapped On Ganderbal Man For Tying Cop

Srinagar: Calling him ‘mentor of stone-pelters and threat to economy”, Government has slapped Public Safety Act (PSA) on a shopkeeper who protested and helped a woman tie a stalker cop accused of taking her pictures recently in the Manigam area Ganderbal district in central Kashmir. The District Magistrate Ganderbal passed order under PSA on Muhammad […]

Shopkeeper ‘Faked’ Beard Chopping: Police

Srinagar—A shopkeeper who claimed his beard was chopped off and Rs 1.63 lakhs stolen from his shop, “faked it to escape repaying the amount debt”, police spokesman said here Wednesday. The spokesman said Police Station Batmaloo received a report at 0615 am on October 24 that some unidentified persons had come to the shop of […]

Elections To Local Bodies In Limbo

New Delhi—As the situation in the Valley remains far from normal, one of the casualties is elections to the panchayats and urban local bodies. The elections to around 4,110 local bodies, with seven members each, was scheduled for mid-2016 but due to adverse law and order situation, thanks to militancy, the polls could not be […]

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