Omar dares Mehbooba to hold panchayat polls, says security situation worst in the state

Omar dares Mehbooba to hold panchayat polls, says security situation worst in the state

Jammu: Former chief minister and opposition National Conference working president Omar Abdullah on Sunday dared Mehbooba Mufti to conduct panchayat elections on schedule and claimed that the coalition government has no nerve to face the electorate. Omar while addressing the district presidents, block presidents and block secretaries of the party at Sher-e-Kashmir r Bhawan, stated […]

Rashid marshalled out again: Questions PSA detention of juvenile, alleges harassment of headmaster

Rashid marshalled out again: Questions PSA detention of juvenile, alleges harassment of headmaster

JAMMU: Independent legislator Engineer Rashid was marshalled out of the lower house on Tuesday after he created ruckus in the house over the continued detention of a “14-year-old” Sahil Ahmad Sheikh under the Public Safety Act. As soon as, the question hour began on Tuesday, Rashid stood up from his seat and rushed to the […]

Unforgettable 2016: 90 youth joined militant ranks to pose major challenge to Mehbooba-led coalition

Unforgettable 2016: 90 youth joined militant ranks to pose major challenge to Mehbooba-led coalition

Srinagar: A large number of local youngsters joined the militant ranks in Kashmir during 2016, the highest number since 2013, posing a major challenge to Mehbooba Mufti-led PDP-BJP coalition that completes nine months in office next week. Most of the militants joined the ranks in four south Kashmir districts of Kulgam, Anantnag, Pulwama and Shopian. […]