Govt bans publication of Kashmir Reader, says ‘its publication can incite violence and disturb peace’

Govt bans publication of Kashmir Reader, says ‘its publication can incite violence and disturb peace’

Srinagar: The state government on Sunday ordered printing presses to stop printing and publication of Kashmir Reader, else punitive measures under various sections of different laws can be invoked against them. The order, issued by district magistrate Srinagar, says that publication of the newspaper can “easily incite acts of violence and disturb peace and tranquillity”. […]

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Death toll mounts to 23

8:10 Another youth from Srinagar’s Chattabal area was removed to SKIMS Soura after he was hit by a hail of pellet 8:00 A youth was killed at Srinagar’s Tengpora on Sunday evening 7:00 A cop was injured after he was shot at by unknown gunmen at Tral area of South Kashmir district Pulwama on Sunday 5:10 Protestors defied restrictions […]

Mehbooba admits disproportionate force used on mourners, her ally talks tough

Mehbooba admits disproportionate force used on mourners, her ally talks tough

SRINAGAR: Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti indirectly admitted that “disproportionate force” was used on thousands of people mourning the death of legendary Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on Saturday. “Disproportionate use of force for crowd control results in loss of precious lives and grave injuries which should be avoided at all costs,” said an official spokesman, […]

Kashmir: Forces kill 9 Burhan mourners

Kashmir: Forces kill 9 Burhan mourners

Srinagar: At least nine mourners have been killed and around 250 others were injured, dozens critically, by government forces during fierce clashes that erupted against the killing of Hizb Commander Burhan Wani in Anantnag and Kulgam districts of South Kashmir on Saturday. According to the witnesses, forces opened fire in several areas of Islamabad districts […]

Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani killed in Kokernag

Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani killed in Kokernag

SRINAGAR: 22-year-old commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen, Burhan Muzaffar Wani, has been killed in an encounter in Kokernag area of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Friday. The young commander’s father was a school principal. At 15, he joined Hizbul Mujahideen after his brother was assaulted by the army in 2010. There was a 10-lakh […]

JK Budget 2016-17: Highlights

JK Budget 2016-17: Highlights

General * Total receipts Rs 61681 crore * Revenue Receipts Rs 51460 crore of which: Own Tax Revenue estimated at Rs 9220 crore. Share of Central Taxes up at Rs 9500 crore as against figure of Rs 8088 crore in Revised Estimates 2015-16. Revenue Deficit Grants of Rs 10831 crore as against Rs 9892 crore […]

JK Power Budget 2016-17: All you wanted to know

JK Power Budget 2016-17: All you wanted to know

1. If there is complete consensus across political parties, Government and civil society on any issue it is that the power sector can turn around the fortunes of the Government finances, put the State economy on a high and sustainable growth trajectory and make life easier for the people. 2. Not surprisingly, it has been […]

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