Gujjars are real Gaw Rakshaks, says minister

Gujjars are real Gaw Rakshaks, says minister

Terming the attack on a Gujjar family in Reasi as a “Gunda Gardi”, Minister for Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali Sunday said that such cow vigilantism would not be acceptable in Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement issued to the media on Sunday, Zulfikar said that people should not create “reign […]

Jan Sangh has declared war against Muslims: Geelani

Jan Sangh has declared war against Muslims: Geelani

Srinagar: Reacting to the Reasi cow-vigilante attack, Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani  Sunday said that “Jan Sangh” has declared a war against Muslim community. Expressing serious concern over attacks on nomadic herder families in Jammu, Geelani said that instead of containing these elements, New Delhi was backing them. “Ram Madhav visit to Jammu and […]

Thousands attend funeral of slain militant in Patirgam

Thousands attend funeral of slain militant in Patirgam

Ishfaq Reshi Chadoora: Thousands of mourners on Sunday attended the funeral prayers of Younus Maqbool Ganai in Patirgam village of central Budgam district, where he was laid to rest. Around five thousand people participated in the funeral prayers of Ganai, reports said. Ganai was killed, along with another non-local militant, during a brief gunfight with […]

Intense clashes during search operation in Awantipora

Intense clashes during search operation in Awantipora

SRINAGAR: Intense clashes erupted between government forces and villagers during a cordon and search operation in Padgampora village of Awantipora. Forces called off the operation after three hours, villagers said. Police said that the operation was called off after searches were over. Army’s 55 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and Special Operations Group (SOG) laid seize around […]

SPO handed over to police for throwing stones on tourists

SPO handed over to police for throwing stones on tourists

Srinagar: A special police officer (SPO) is among three persons held for throwing stones at tourist vehicles in Nagbal area in the outskirts of Srinagar city on Saturday. The three were brought to police by drivers and conductors of the tourist vehicles, who lured them to a meeting and caught hold of them at Muniwar. […]

Police foil Geelani’s book launch

Police foil Geelani’s book launch

Srinagar: Police on Sunday foiled the book launch of Syed Ali Geelani’s “Iqbal: Rooh-i-Deen Ka Shinasa” on poet-philosopher Allama Iqbal at Geelani’s Hyderopra residence. According to reports, police laid a siege around the house of Geelani at the time of the scheduled launch of the third part of Geelani’s book on Iqbal. Terming the restrictions […]

From the CM, injured Iqra’s mother wants justice

From the CM, injured Iqra’s mother  wants justice

Nazima Sidiq Srinagar: Her head strapped in layers of white bandages, Iqra Sidiq, 17, spoke with hand gestures at the isolation ward of super speciality SHMS hospital. Iqra was moved to a special ward since she complained of headache. Iqra was hit by a stone allegedly thrown by the personnel of paramilitary CRPF. A commerce […]

Modi asks states to reach out to students from J&K

Modi asks states to reach out to students from J&K

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged all state governments to reach out to the students of Jammu and Kashmir in their respective states. Modi’s advice, which came after Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti raised the point at a meeting of Chief Ministers here, assumes significance as it comes against the backdrop […]

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