‘Depression’ Led Woman To Chop Her Own Hair: Police

Srinagar—The alleged braid chopping incident from Channapora locality in the outskirts of Srinagar wherein a man claimed his wife’s braid was cut by some unknown persons on Friday after allegedly subduing her using a spray, turned out to be a case of depression the woman had since long been suffering from, police sources said here […]

 SC denial to reopen Kashmiri Pandit cases disappointing: Amnesty

Srinagar—Reacting to Su­preme Court’s rejection of a review petition seeking to re-open 215 cases involving the killings of Kashmiri Pandits in Jammu and Kashmir in 1989- 90, Amnesty International In­dian chapter on Saturday said the decision of the apex court is a “setback for justice and ac­countability” in the state. “The Supreme Court’s deci­sions are […]

 Karra arrives in Delhi for 35-A hearing on Monday

Srinagar—Senior Congress leader Tariq Hameed Karra has arrived in New Delhi to appear in Supreme Court in con­nection with petition challenging 35-A of Jammu and Kashmir constitution. Karra had approached Supreme Court and requested the Apex court to be heard in defence of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. The hearing was deferred earlier […]

 District hospitals to get drug de-addiction centres soon: Bali Bhagat

Srinagar—Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today said that a plan is under active consider­ation of the Government under which all district hospitals in the State would get a state-of-art drug de-addiction centre. The Minister said this at a day-long seminar on drug ad­diction which organized by JKSACS, IMHANS in collab­oration with Civil […]

Hurriyat Free To Decide Whether To Participate In Talks: Madhav

Srinagar—BJP general secretary Ram Madhav Saturday said the Centre’s interlocutor for Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma has the mandate to talk to everyone, including the Hurriyat Conference. “Whosoever will come forward, he (Sharma) can talk to him. He has that mandate…. You should ask this to the Hurriyat whether they are ready to talk,” Madhav told reporters […]

Sending Interlocutor A Diversionary Tactic: PC

New Delhi—Former Home Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram has said the appointment of an interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir doesn’t indicate a change of heart or approach by the Centre in its Kashmir policy but was a “diversionary” tactic as it will continue to hold on to its “muscular policy and military solution”. […]

Hurriyat A Stakeholder; No Talks With Gunmen: Nirmal

Srinagar—Jammu Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh Saturday said that Hurriyat is a stakeholder as far as Kashmir dialogue is concerned, however, there will be no talks with the militants. Addressing the BJP State Office bearers meeting in Srinagar Singh said, “Hurriyat is a stakeholder. But the government won’t talk with those who have picked […]

Article 35-A Listed For Hearing On Monday

Srinagar—All eyes would be on the Supreme Court of India on Monday as its three-judge bench would hear “for final disposal” a petition, challenging Indian Constitution’s Article 35A, which gives protection to special status of Jammu and Kashmir. Six applications have been filed on behalf of M/s   Mir   Kasim,   Balwant Singh and Sadiq Hussain; Tariq […]

Day After Darbar Move, PDD Issues ‘Darkness Schedule’

Srinagar—Ahead of chilly winter months, Kashmir will be facing twenty one- hour power cut in metered areas in a week and forty two- hour cut in non- metered areas, as per the curtailment schedule of Power Development Department. Chief Engineer Power Development Department (PDD), Kashmir, Shahnaz Goni on Saturday said the new power curtailment has […]

Blessi Kids Smart School Dialgam Celebrates Ist Annual Day

Anantnag— Blessi Kids Smart School, Dialgam Saturday celebrated first Annual Day with pomp and show in the School premises. Mohd Ibrahim Magray Zonal Education Officer was the chief guest on the occasion. The students presented the variety of cultural items on the occasion to entertain the audience. Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest stressed […]

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