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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.