Why BJP Could Emerge as Majority Partner in Future J&K Govt.

SRINAGAR — On June 17, a resolution passed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (J&K Chapter) following a day-long meeting of its working committee in Jammu resolved to carry forward the “momentum of the parliamentary polls and work tirelessly to form the next government in the state on its own.” The meeting, chaired  by its state […]

NC Activist Shot At In South Kashmir

SRINAGAR — Suspected militants on Saturday evening shot at and injured a 70-year-old activist of National Conference in Pulwama district in south Kashmir. Reports said that the gunmen fired upon Ali Mohammad Yatoo (70) at his residence at Nawnagri area of Palpora, leaving him injured. Ali, according to reports, sustained a bullet wound in his […]

Over 30 Degree Colleges in J&K Remain Headless 

SRINAGAR — As many as 30 Government Degree Colleges (GDCs) in Jammu and Kashmir are functioning without Principals for the past one year, raising doubts about their administrative efficacy and academic standards. These colleges, officials said were running headless for past year post retirement of the permanent and in-charge Principals. “A dozen of Principals retired […]

After Worst Sex Ratio,J&K Records More Foeticide Than 19 Other States 

SRINAGAR — After sharpest decline in the child sex ratio across all the states in India with 862 females to every 1000 male children as per the last census report , Jammu and Kashmir has reported more female foeticide cases than nineteen other states in India. While responding to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Minister […]

Kashmir Parties Dismayed Over Delay In Assembly Polls

SRINAGAR — Most of the political parties in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday expressed dismay over the statement of Union Home minister Amit Shah on the question of conducting assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, with National Conference saying the “inordinate delay” in holding the polls in the state was synonymous with “scuttling” federalism in the […]

Article 370 Has To Go Lock, Stock, Barrel: Ram Madhav

NEW DELHI — Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary Ram Madhav on Saturday said that Article 370, which provides special status to Jammu and Kashmir, has to go “lock stock and barrel.”  “As far as 370 is concerned, our ideological commitment is well known. Article 370 has to go lock stock and barrel as the Home […]

J&K Bank Inaugurates ATMs For Amarnath Yatris

SRINAGAR — In its endeavor to facilitate hassle-free Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra and alleviate the inconvenience with respect to availability of cash and other banking related services along the Yatra route, Jammu and Kashmir Bank today commissioned two Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) inside Nunwan and Chandanwari base camps in Pahalagam.    District Development Commissioner (DDC) […]

Inter-College Judo Tournament Concludes At KU

SRINAGAR —  The Annual Inter College Judo tournament (men/women) 2019 concluded here at University of Kashmir on Saturday. During the tournament various competitions were held in 8 weight categories for both boys and girls. The event witnessed a huge participation particularly from female judokas. In men’s category overall winner trophy was clinched by Gandhi College Srinagar […]

Inter Department Women Volleyball Tournament Concludes At KU

SRINAGAR — Department of Social Work KU defeated Department of Statistics KU by 3 sets to 1set in the final match of the Inter Department Volleyball Tournament (Women) during a tough competition between the two teams. Arifa from Dept of Social Work KU and Tahira from Statistics dept played exceptionally well throughout the tournament for […]

2 Warehouses Sealed In Batamaloo    

SRINAGAR — The authorities in Srinagar Saturday raided and sealed two commercial warehouses operating from a residential area at Firdousabad Batamaloo here.  “The raid followed a complaint from a local resident who reported operation of commercial warehouses in the residential area and the resultant nuisance that trucks passing through it to unload goods thereat cause […]