• Guantanamo Bay

    Kashmir To Get Its Own ‘Guantanamo Bay’ Soon

    In a move that is bound to raise eyebrows in Kashmir, the central government in liaison with Jammu and Kashmir is in process of building a separate high-security prison like the notorious one at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to house convicted .
  • 'No proposal to shift HMT CRPF Camp'

    'No proposal to shift HMT CRPF Camp'

    Jammu and Kashmir Government has said that there is no proposal under consideration for shifting of CRPF Camp from Zainakote HMT Industrial Area here.
  • Govt unnerved on disaster preparedness despite Vohra’s missive

    Even as Governor, NN Vohras send a missive to Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti with regard to the preparedness to deal with any severe earthquake as recently apprehended by a US-based survey,
  • 6 Gunmen, Soldier Killed In Sudden Surge Of Violence

    Six militants and a soldier were killed in two gun battles in Kupwara and Baramulla districts of north Kashmir on Friday. Army used explosive to blast the house where the suspected militants were hiding.
  • 'Vulgar phase of militancy has begun'

    A "vulgar phase of militancy" has started in Jammu and Kashmir, ruling PDP MLC Firdous Tak said today as he voiced concern over the new "serious trend" of educated youth taking up arms and asked his party's government to pay attention to it.
  • 'Goli se nahi Boli se' slogan is a cruel joke : Omar

    National Conference Working President, Omar Abdullah in a scathing attack to the Mehbooba-led government Friday said in his speech in the assembly that ‘Goli se nahi Boli se’ slogans have become a cruel joke with the people.
  • You Even Have A Stake On Our Blood: Muslims To KP Family

    At a time when separate Pandit Township is raging a new controversy in Kashmir, a south Kashmir man offered his house for a visiting KP family at Kokernag and invited them to come back and live with him.
  • Share ‘full details’ of KP return plan, asks Centre

    With focus on rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants in the Valley, the Centre has asked Jammu and Kashmir government to share "complete details" of the land identified for the plan.
  • NC didn't object to the idea of Sainik Colony: Omar

    NC didn't object to the idea of Sainik Colony: Omar

    National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah on Friday said Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s silence on crucial political issues reflected her lack of conviction and her guilt and had consequently created an atmosphere of political.
  • 'Rs. 25.72 cr Hangul Conservation Project Submitted to Centre'

    Minister for Forests, Ch Lal Singh Friday informed the House that for preservation and safety of Hangul, the Government has submitted a project report of Rs. 25.72 crore to the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests for approval.
  • Mirwaiz, Geelani barred from Friday prayers

    The chairmen of two factions of Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz mad Umar Farooq, and Syed Ali Shah Geelani were under continued house arrest for the fourth consecutive day and stopped them from offering Friday congregational prayers.
  • BJP MLAs abuse Hurriyat leaders, Er Rashid confronts

    MLA Langate ER Rasheed had exchange of heated arguments with BJP MLAs who used abusive language against him and Hurriyat leaders during their speeches on Governor’s address.
  • VHAI demands tax hike on tobacco products

    Demanding an immediate increase in tax on tobacco and other tobacco products, Voluntary Health Association of India, (VHAI) Friday said that the an increase in taxes will reduce overall tobacco consumption in the state
  • Jammu City

    Regional Disparity: Jammu retains lion’s share in Govt. funding

    Notwithstanding the government claims of equitable development in all the three regions of the state, the apparent discrimination with Srinagar has only worsened. Leave apart the traditional lion’s share being given to Jammu.
  • A policeman maintains a strict vigil on a day Kashmir shut against government’s plan of setting up of separate colonies for retired military personnel, Kashmiri Pandits. Abid Bhat/KO

    Kashmir Valley Shuts Against Sainik,Pandit Colonies

    Normal life across Kashmir was thrown out of gear on Thursday due to strike called by separatists to protest against government proposal of establishing townships for Kashmiri migrant Pandits, Sainik Colony.