Farooq Abdullah Pitches for Early Polls in Jammu and Kashmir

Farooq Abdullah Pitches for Early Polls in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) chief Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday pitched for early elections to the state Assembly. Talking to reporters during a function at his residence, where two expelled senior PDP leaders — Basharat Bukhari and Peer Muhammad Hussain — joined his party on the day, Abdullah said: […]

Uri shuts against ‘killing’ of 25-year-old youth

Uri shuts against ‘killing’ of 25-year-old youth

Srinagar : A complete shutdown is being observed in Boniyar and Chandanwari areas of Uri in north Kashmir on Wednesday against the “murder” of a 25-year-old boy from Uranbowa Uri. Earlier, police said that body of the missing person identified as Azam Nazir Khan was found hanging with the ceiling in a building in Azad […]

Don’t cross limits, stick to your domain: DAK tells Dy Mayor

Don’t cross limits, stick to your domain: DAK tells Dy Mayor

Srinagar : Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday expressed strong resentment over unruly behavior of Deputy Mayor Srinagar with on duty doctor at Chest Disease Hospital , an associated hospital of Government Medical College Srinagar. It is now routine that different ward members, Panchs, Sarpanchs and now Deputy Mayor are routinely interfering in hospitals to […]

BSF officer shoots himself to death in Mendhar sector

BSF officer shoots himself to death in Mendhar sector

Srinagar: A BSF officer of the rank of ASI Wednesday shot himself with his service rifle in Mendhar area along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch. “ ASI Satpal Jaswal (49) of 72 BSF D Coy posted at forward area near Checka Gali in Sabra today at around 9:20 am shoots […]

Unabated cold wave in Kashmir, Ladakh in deep freeze

Unabated cold wave in Kashmir, Ladakh in deep freeze

Srinagar: An unabated cold wave continues in the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday, with Ladakh plunging into a deep freeze and Kargil recording minus 14.9 degrees Celsius. The minimum temperature was minus 2.8 in Srinagar, while it was minus 8.4 and minus 4.0 in Pahalgam and Gulmarg, respectively. Kargil was the coldest town at minus 14.9 […]

Basharat Bukhari, Peer Hussain formally join NC

Basharat Bukhari, Peer Hussain formally join NC

Srinagar: Former Minister Syed Basharat Bukhari and Peer Mohammad Hussain former Vice Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Wakf Board on Wednesday formally joined National Conference (NC) in presence of party president Dr Farooq Abdullah, vice president Omar Abdullah and other top leaders of the party. Party president Dr Farooq Abdullah and vice president Omar Abdullah welcomed […]

Pulwama parts shut for 4th successive day against civilian killings

Pulwama parts shut for 4th successive day against civilian killings

Srinagar: Parts of Pulwama district in south Kashmir are shut for the fourth consecutive day against civilian killings in Sirnoo village of the district on Saturday. Witnesses said that all shops and other business establishments are shut while transport remained off the roads in major towns of the district. The colleges, coaching centres and other […]

Pulwama Killings: PDP MP Protests Inside Parliament

Pulwama Killings: PDP MP Protests Inside Parliament

Srinagar : Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Member of Parliament Mir Mohammad Fayaz on Tuesday protested inside the premises of Parliament against the recent civilian killings in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Reports said that soon after the proceedings of Rajya Sabha started PDP MP Fayaz Ahmad Mir staged a protest against the killings. Mir was seen […]

This is a massacre, says Omar on Pulwama civilian killings

This is a massacre, says Omar on Pulwama civilian killings

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister on Saturday termed the Pulwama civilian killings as a massacre. “7 dead. There is no explanation for this excessive use of force, none what so ever. This is a massacre & that’s the only way to describe it,” said Omar on Twitter. He said that the only way […]

Probe can’t bring back lives of innocents, Guv’s admin failed in securing civilian lives: Mehbooba

Probe can’t bring back lives of innocents, Guv’s admin failed in securing civilian lives: Mehbooba

Srinagar : Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister has accused the Governor’s administration of having failed in securing civilian lives, saying that, “no probe enough to bring back the lives of innocent civilians”. Taking to micro blogging social networking site twitter Mehbooba wrote, “No probe enough to bring back […]