• Human Rights Violations in J&K are at “all-time high”: Geelani

    Human Rights Violations in J&K are at “all-time high”: Geelani

    Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Geelani Monday while terming the mainstream parties of Jammu and Kashmir as ‘yes-men’ of India appealed people to be cautious about the ‘foul and nefarious designs’ of right wing Hindu nationalist, RSS.
  • Non-filling up of Chief Information Commissioner and other posts’

    A Division Bench of the State High Court comprising Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur and Justice B.S. Walia directed the counsel for the petitioners to file a proper application with regard to the issue of non-filling up of the vacancies of Chief Informat
  • JK to get free medicines from June

    Free medicines will be provided in all state-run hospitals in Jammu & Kashmir from June 1 this year and a 100-bed hospital would be constructed in the mountainous Kishtwar district.
  • Modi's Kashmir policy takes a turn as Govt okay with Hurriyat leaders meeting Pakistan officials

    India Erases 'Red Line' on Kashmir

    In a major policy shift, India has quietly retracted from its controversial "red line" with Pakistan. Two years after imposing a policy whereby Pakistani officials meeting Hurriyat leaders was a distinct "no-no", India has officially walke
  • 'Red lines' don't work

    'Red lines' don't work : Mirwaiz

    Srinagar: Welcoming the announcement, Mirwaiz led Hurriyat Conference Monday said peace will not be restored until promises made by the Centre to Kashmiri people were fulfilled.
  • Thankfully, India realized ‘mistake’:Omar

    Thankfully, India realized ‘mistake’

    Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah Monday said the Union Government had “thankfully realized its mistake of calling off talks with Pakistan on the issue of separatist leaders meeting the Pakistan high commissioner”.
  •  Govt moves Supreme court seeking exemption from NEET

    Govt moves Supreme court seeking exemption from NEET

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking exemption from National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical courses, officials said.
  • Ensure prudent use of endowment money,Wakf Board and its custodian;Mehbooba

    Ensure prudent use of endowment money,Wakf Board and its custodian:Mehbooba

    Srinagar: In Calling for a structural revamp to make J&K Wakf Board a dynamic and vibrant organization, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, Monday ordered immediate mapping and inventory management of landed property and physical assets.
  • Police creating more trouble for Handwara minor girl: Nayeema

    Police creating more trouble for Handwara minor girl: Nayeema

    Although a deceptive calm has returned to the Handwara, 20 days after the incident, the 16-year-old girl continues to remain in “protective custody” of police.
  • Kashmir to have NSD soon

    Kashmir to have NSD soon

    A National School of Drama (NSD) centre is being opened in Jammu and Kashmir soon and in this regard, a committee has submitted that the state government will have to be consulted.
  • 2 public prosecutors fired on non performance

    2 public prosecutors fired on non performance

    Government on Monday terminated the services of Public Prosecutor and Additional Public Prosecutor in Udhampur and Kathua districts on the basis of their non-performance, Jammu Kashmir Law Minister Abdul Haq Khan Monday informed.
  • Religious freedom in India on ‘negative trajectory’: USCIRFReligious freedom in India on ‘negative trajectory’: USCIRF

    Religious freedom in India on ‘negative trajectory’: USCIRF

    Religious freedom in India was on a “negative trajectory” in 2015 as religious tolerance “deteriorated” and religious freedom violations “increased”, a US report on international religious freedom said today
  • German Ambassador inaugurates first-phase of restoration of Dewan-e-Khaas at Shalimar Garden

    German Ambassador inaugurates first-phase of restoration of Dewan-e-Khaas at Shalimar Garden

    Dr Martin Ney, Ambassador of Germany in India, today inaugurated the first phase of the restoration of Dewan-e-Khaas at Shalimar Garden in presence of J&K’s Minister for Education, Mr Naeem Akhtar.
  • Our success stories get buried in din of violence: Mehbooba

    Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, Monday urged the international community to recognize the huge potential and talent of youth of Jammu & Kashmir by navigating their knowledge and expertise into key areas where they have set global benchmarks.
  • Andrabi visits City Shrines

    Minister of State for Haj & Auqaaf, PHE, I&FC, PDD, Industries and Commerce Farooq Andrabi today visited various shrines in the city and took stock of the arrangements put in place for the auspicious occasion of Meraj-ul-Alam.