Govt forces guilty of ‘trespass’ in Pulwama college: inquiry report

Govt forces guilty of ‘trespass’ in Pulwama college: inquiry report

Srinagar: The official inquiry called into the assault by government forces on students inside the Pulwama Degree College has exonerated the principal and held the police and paramilitary forces responsible, a top official in the education department told Reader. According to the official report submitted by the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir to the office of the […]

PDP workers flee south Kashmir, camp in houses of MLAs

PDP workers flee south Kashmir, camp in houses of MLAs

Srinagar: Scores of workers of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in south Kashmir have left their homes following the killing of three party workers, including of the Pulwama district president, in the past few days. Many of these workers have come to Srinagar or left for Jammu where they have been staying at the […]

JK BJP now bats for talks

JK BJP now bats for talks

Srinagar: Rattled by unending protests, and rising defiance by college students, senior Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) leaders from J&K have told its national General Secretary, Ram Madhav, to initiate dialogue with pro-freedom groups in Kashmir. BJP hopes that the dialogue will restore normalcy in Kashmir. The meeting was held at BJP’s state unit office in […]

Cabinet discusses rising protests in Kashmir

Cabinet discusses rising protests in Kashmir

Srinagar: The state cabinet meeting on Tuesday expressed serious concern over the rising participation of students in pro-freedom protests, Kashmir Reader has learnt. The cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to discuss the situation in Kashmir unanimously came to the conclusion that the mobile internet ban will continue till normalcy […]

Anantnag polls deferred to save PDP’s skin: Opposition

Anantnag polls deferred to save PDP’s skin: Opposition

Srinagar: Now that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lost the parliamentary by-election for Srinagar seat, questions are being asked whether Tasadduq Mufti’s recommending of postponement of the Anantnag by-election was actually driven by the sense of imminent defeat. Tasadduq’s presser was conducted the day after the Srinagar constituency went to polls. The election was […]

Abdullah wins, thanks to voters in Budgam, Kangan, Habbakadal

Abdullah wins, thanks to voters in Budgam, Kangan, Habbakadal

Srinagar: National Conference (NC) President Farooq Abdullah won the Srinagar parliamentary seat defeating his rival Nazir Ahmad Khan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by 10,776 votes. Abdullah reclaimed his traditional Lok Sabha seat in an election that witnessed an unprecedented poll boycott, violent clashes between locals and government forces, and the killing of eight […]

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