50 Days On, Kashmir Gripped By Uncertainty

50 Days On, Kashmir Gripped By Uncertainty

SRINAGAR –  Even after 50 days of the spontaneous shutdown in the wake of abrogation of Article 370 and the bifurcation of State into two Union Territories, there seems to be no end in sight to the prevailing uncertainty prevailing since August 5.  All the major sectors of life that include business and commerce, education, […]

50 Days of Kashmir Clampdown: Fear of Unknown Grips Apple Growers

50 Days of Kashmir Clampdown: Fear of Unknown Grips Apple Growers

SRINAGAR – With virtually no business being transacted for 50 days, small-scale entrepreneurs and apple traders on Monday said they were desperately hoping for an end to the clampdown in the Kashmir Valley and are unable to cope with threats from various groups. The Valley, which was brought under a virtual curfew with communication networks snapped […]

‘Ab Ki Baar Trump Sarkar’: PM Modi

‘Ab Ki Baar Trump Sarkar’: PM Modi

NEW DELHI – In front of a Houston stadium filled with Indian-Americans, US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi patted each other’s backs in a set of speeches that endorsed each leader’s claim that they had made great strides in transforming their respective countries. With Trump and a group of Congress representatives […]

Kashmir Staring At Bumpy Road As Constructions Come to a Halt

Kashmir Staring At Bumpy Road As Constructions Come to a Halt

ABID BASHIR SRINAGAR- People are staring at a bumpy road ahead as repair and construction of roads have come to a grinding halt following non-availability of non-local labourers in Kashmir valley, where normal life remained crippled for the 50th day against scrapping of Article 370 and Article 35 A, besides bifurcation of the state into […]

Students Continue To Stay Away, No Mass Promotion, Says Advisor

Students Continue To Stay Away, No Mass Promotion, Says Advisor

SRINAGAR – Announcing that there will be no mass promotion of students, advisor to Governor Farooq Khan has said examinations of high and higher secondary will be held as per yearly schedule of Board of School Education (BOSE) in the Kashmir valley. Meanwhile, students continued to stay away from their educational institutions in the valley. […]

J&K Elections Once Normalcy Returns: MoS Home

J&K Elections Once Normalcy Returns: MoS Home

BENGALURU – Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy on Monday said the central government is focused on the development of Jammu and Kashmir and elections will be held there once the situation returns to normalcy. The Minister said a survey of about 50,000 temples that are shut in Jammu and Kashmir will […]

Azad’s ‘Azadi’ Ends; Leaves Kashmir Today

Azad’s ‘Azadi’ Ends; Leaves Kashmir Today

SRINAGAR – The three-day visit of former chief minister and senior Congress leader, Ghulam Nabi Azad concluded today and he is flying back to New Delhi on Tuesday morning after meeting various delegations of transporters and business men.  The top Congress leader concluded his visit after travelling to volatile southern Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Azad who […]

Cong Accuses PM of Campaigning for Trump

Cong Accuses PM of Campaigning for Trump

NEW DELHI – The Congress has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of violating Indian foreign policy’s “time honoured principle” of not interfering in the domestic elections of another country by campaigning for US President Donald Trump at the HowdyModi event in Houston. In a series of tweets, Congress senior spokesperson Anand Sharma said Modi was […]

40 Kg Explosives Found In Kathua

40 Kg Explosives Found In Kathua

JAMMU – The Army on Monday recovered over 40 kg of explosives in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district and the agencies are probing possible terror angle, officials said. On a specific information, the Army troops launched a search operation and raided a house of one Khalil in Dewal village of Malhar belt in Billawar tehsil, […]

Sonia, Singh Meet Chidambaram In Tihar

Sonia, Singh Meet Chidambaram In Tihar

NEW DELHI – Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday met P Chidambaram at Tihar Jail, where he has been lodged since September 5 in connection with the INX media case. The two Congress leaders were accompanied by Karti Chidambaram, the former finance minister’s son who is also a Lok […]

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