If not people, then who benefitted from PDP-BJP alliance, NC asks Mehbooba

If not people, then who benefitted from PDP-BJP alliance, NC asks Mehbooba

SRINAGAR: National Conference (NC) on Mondaysaid PDP president, Mehbooba Mufti, cannot escape the responsibility for party’s “sell-out” to BJP and its “complete failure” in its 10-month tenure. In a statement issued here, NC spokesperson, Syed Ruhullah and party’s provincial president, Nasir Aslam Wani said, “Since Mehbooba Mufti had now publicly accepted that the people of […]

PDP exploiting Kashmir issue for power: Javaid Mir

PDP exploiting Kashmir issue for power: Javaid Mir

SRINAGAR: Senior Hurriyat Conference (M) leader and Chairman JKLF (H), Javaid Ahmad Mir, on Monday accused People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of trying to befool Kashmiris by linking the development of the state with Kashmir issue. “PDP is trying to befool the people of Kashmir by making a failed attempt to link Bijli, Sadaq and Pani […]

Man arrested in five-year-old murder case

Man arrested in five-year-old murder case

Jammu: Police have solved a five-year-old murder case with the arrest of a man who was allegedly involved in an illicit relationship with his aunt. “The accused has confessed to his crime and we will soon be filing a charge sheet in the court,” police said, adding that a case has been registered against the […]

Increase SPOs’ remuneration from 3k to 6k, JK govt requests GoI

Increase SPOs’ remuneration from 3k to 6k, JK govt requests GoI

Srinagar: The home department of Jammu and Kashmir has requested the Government of India (GoI) to increase the wages of Special Police Officers (SPOs) from existing Rs 3000 to Rs 6000. “On the directions of Governor N.N. Vohra, the State Home Department has, in a letter addressed to the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, requested […]

Togadia’s remarks reveal his mental illness: Freedom Party

Togadia’s remarks reveal his mental illness: Freedom Party

Srinagar: Terming the statement of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader, Pravin Togadia, as “provocative”, Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) on Monday said minorities of India are feeling unsafe due to people like Togadia. Togadia had on Sunday said that cow slaughterers and those supporting Afzal Guru should be hanged. “The presence of people like Togadia is […]

Governor reviews progress of super speciality hospital

Governor reviews progress of super speciality hospital

JAMMU: Governor N N Vohra visited the 230 bedded Super Speciality Hospital costing about Rs 300 crore, which is being established by the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board at Kakryal. Accompanied by AK Sahu, Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board and Brig MM Harjai, Chief Administrative Officer of the Hospital, the Governor reviewed […]

NC holds anti-NFSA protests in Tral

NC holds anti-NFSA protests in Tral

Tral: National Conference (NC) organised a demonstration in south Kashmir’s Tral sub-division on Monday against the implementation of anti-people National Food Security Act (NFSA) across the State. Led by NC district secretary,Pulwama Mohammad Ashraf Bhat, the demonstrators presented a memorandum to the Sub Divisional Magistrate Tral, registering strong resentment against the decision. Addressing the protesters, […]

5 live bombs found along LoC in Poonch

Jammu: A major tragedy was averted after forces detected and defused five live bombs in a village along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district. The live bombs were found at village Azmabad close to the LoC in Mandi area of the district, a police officer said here on Monday. On Friday, two children […]

Man arrested in five-year-old murder case

Jammu: Police have solved a five-year-old murder case with the arrest of a man who was allegedly involved in an illicit relationship with his aunt. “The accused has confessed to his crime and we will soon be filing a charge sheet in the court,” police said, adding that a case has been registered against the […]

VO books two police officials in Jammu

Jammu: Vigilance Organization (VO) Jammu on Monday booked two police officials for wrongful confinement of complainant & his family, and demanding hefty amount in exchange of their release. In a statement issued here, VO said that on the basis of verification conducted into the allegations of wrongful confinement of complainant Gopal Singh and his family […]