Police foils KTMF march against GST

Police foils KTMF march against GST

SRINAGAR: Police foiled the proposed civil secretariat march of Kashmir Traders & Manufacturers Association against the implementation of Goods & Services Tax (GST) on Saturday by arresting several of its top leaders and other members. Chairman of the association, Mohammad Yaseen Khan, told Kashmir Reader that police used force against its members that resulted in […]

From 2013 to 2017: Drabu’s about-turn on GST

From 2013 to 2017: Drabu’s about-turn on GST

Srinagar: Finance minister Haseeb Drabu, who is quite eager to enforce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Jammu and Kashmir, was a staunch anti-GST man four years ago. What changed his stance so upside down? His close ties with the BJP is probably the answer. Drabu was the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) negotiator on […]

Forces open fire on youth in Srinagar

Forces open fire on youth in Srinagar

Srinagar: A youth was critically injured on Thursday after government forces fired on protestors during clashes at Rangreth in Srinagar. The youth Naseer Ahmad Sheikh of Bandipora was hit by bullet in his body. He was removed to SKIMS Hospital where doctors operated upon him. Locals, however, said the youth was target fired by forces […]

Funds organization unable to deliver as NIC fails to modify software

Funds organization unable to deliver as NIC fails to modify software

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Funds Organization is unable to settle the General Provident Funds and other fund related cases of employees as the National Informatics Centre (NIC) failed to update the requisite software helping to update the new interest rates. All Jammu Kashmir Funds Employees Union, president, Qaiser Mujeeb Andrabi in a statement issued […]

Attacks on the eve of Battle of Badr hint back to the ’90s

Attacks on the eve of Battle of Badr hint back to the ’90s

Mohammad Suhail Anantnag: After government forces brought back memories of the ’90s with their crackdowns, especially in south Kashmir, militants seem to be responding in the same manner, choosing 17 Ramadhan, the eve of Jang-e-Badr, to carry out multiple attacks. Jang-e-Badr was the war fought by the Prophet of Islam, Mohammad (PBUH), against his opponents […]