About 2 Dozen Youth Arrested In Shopian, Pulwama

SRINAGAR — A week before third and final phase of Lok Sabha elections in Anantnag parliamentary constituency, about two dozen youth were arrested in the twin south Kashmir districts of Pulwama and Shopian for their alleged role in staging protests, official sources said on Tuesday. State forces conducted raids at several places in the twin districts, […]

Governor’s Twitter Handle Hacked: Raj Bhawan 

JAMMU — The Twitter handle of Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik was hacked by some mischievous elements following which the matter was reported to police, a Raj Bhawan spokesperson said Tuesday. “It was noticed today that the Governor J&K’s Twitter handle was hacked by some mischievous elements and he was shown as follower […]

Lowest Voter Turnout In Kashmir Reflects Situation Under BJP Rule: Cong

JAMMU —The Congress’s Jammu and Kashmir unit Tuesday said the lowest voter turnout in the valley during the ongoing Lok Sabha polls was the “reflection” of the prevailing security situation which has deteriorated and reversed to 1990’s under the BJP-led NDA rule.  It also attacked the BJP for “exploiting” regional aspirations of the people of […]

PSAJK Says New School Timing ‘Torture For Students’ 

SRINAGAR — Private Schools’ Association of Jammu and Kashmir (PSAJK) Tuesday strongly protested against the latest government order that has imposed early morning timing for schools, particularly in the city.  The Association as per a statement said that the latest order directing schools in Srinagar city to operate from 8.30 am to 2.30 pm is a […]

Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba Refutes Militant Link Charge

SRINAGAR — Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba (IJT) Jammu and Kashmir has rejected Inspector General of Police (IGP) Jammu’s claim that it was involved in radicalizing youth in taking up the arms. An IJT spokesman  said that none of their activities are unconstitutional or detrimental to peace or law and order. Hundreds of students associated with IJT are and remain law […]

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