HC Grants 3 Weeks To ECI, MHA For Reply On Anantnag By-poll

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has granted three weeks time to Election Commission of India and Indian Ministry of Home Affairs for a filling reply to a petition, seeking elections to fill up the Anantnag Parliamentary seat. A single bench of Justice M K Hanjura granted the time to poll body after counsel representing […]

Cross-LoC Trade: J&K Wants Meeting With PcK

Jammu: Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have sought a meeting with officials of Pakistan-controlledd Kashmir (PcK) on Thursday to discuss resuming cross-LoC travel and trade via the Poonch-Rawalkote road, an official said today. Travel and trade via the road was suspended due to repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistani security forces. The cross-Line of Control (LoC) […]

Poor Sanitation Main Cause Of UTI Infections Among Kashmiri Women

Srinagar—Ufaq Jan often misses her college because of frequent Urinary Tract Infections (UTI). A single use of an unclean toilet means at least one week of fever and back pains for her, “I know I am prone to infections but the unclean toilet that I use at my college and tuition centre is the main […]

Al Qaeda, Da’ish Un-Islamic: Imam-E-Kaaba

Lahore—The terrorist organisations like Islamic State (IS), also known by its Arabic acronym Da’ish, and al Qaeda have no link or concern with Islam as it is the religion of peace, said Imam-e-Kaaba Dr Sheikh Saleh bin Abdullah bin Humaid. “Muslim countries are facing difficulties due to mutual differences and intolerance,” he remarked during an […]

Supreme Court Puts Off Hearing On Article 35-A For Now

New Delhi—The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the case on Article 35A, granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir, by three months. This is after Attorney general KK Venugopal on behalf of the Centre urged deferring of the case by six months. AK Venugopal said to the SC that Centre has appointed an interlocutor to […]

China to again block resolution declaring Masood Azhar as terrorist

Beijing—In a setback to India, China will block the US resolution at the UN this week to declare Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar an international terrorist. The Chinese Foreign Ministry said the 1267 Committee of the UN Security Council was yet to reach the consensus to ban Azhar. “As for the listing application by […]

Not even talking the talk

So far the noises that have been emanating from New Delhi about the appointment of the new interlocutor on Kashmir have not been encouraging.  The interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma has said that a part of his mission in Kashmir was to save Kashmir from turning into another Yemen, Libya and Syria. He has said if the […]

Resistance camp asks people to protest if Article 35-A tinkered with

Srinagar: Joint resistance leadership comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik asked people to launch mass agitation if the Supreme Court of India delivers verdict against the interests and aspiration of people of state, saying that any move to tinker with state subject law will create Palestine like situation. Resistance […]

NC Vows to Fight for Restoration of Kashmir Autonomy

Srinagar: Opposition National Conference (NC) president Dr Farooq Abdullah Sunday said if the Centre wanted to win the hearts of the people of Kashmir, it should restore the autonomy to the state. “If we talk about the conditions of the accession and autonomy today, should we be labelled as traitors and anti- nationals? Is this […]

KCSDS asks people to remain cautious, cautions govt

    Srinagar-Asking people to remain cautious, Kashmir center for social and development studies (KCSDS) Sunday appealed people to rise against any such move that is designed to rob us of our identity. In a statement, spokesman said that KCSDS is greatly intrigued by the sudden listing of 35-A case for hearing by the Supreme […]

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