FIR against BJP’s Ajat Shatru for illegal construction at Sonawar

FIR against BJP’s Ajat Shatru for illegal construction at Sonawar

SRINAGAR: After the High Court rebuked the government for making distinctions between poor and rich in registering cases, police have lodged an FIR against Ajat Shatru Singh, BJP’s sitting member of the legislative council, for making “illegal” construction at Sonawar here. Official sources said that the FIR No. 95/2016 under 188 RPC (Disobedience to order […]

PDP seeks support of people in striking common ground

PDP seeks support of people in striking common ground

Srinagar: Addressing the party’s zonal presidents of Kashmir province, PDP general secretary Mohammed Sartaj Madni said on Saturday that it is high time that like-minded citizens extend their cooperation in striking a common ground on political, economic and social issues in Kashmir. The general secretary said that such an exercise is in the interest of […]

Army, like Hanuman, has realised its prowess: Parrikar

Army, like Hanuman, has realised its prowess: Parrikar

DEHRADUN: In his first remarks on the “surgical strike” by the Indian Army across the Line of Control (LoC), India’s defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday compared Pakistan’s condition to an “anesthetised patient” after a surgery and said that like Hanuman had realised his powers only after crossing the ocean, the Indian Army had realised […]

Heard no ‘resonance’ of Pak’s claims on Kashmir: India’s UN ambassador

Heard no ‘resonance’ of Pak’s claims on Kashmir: India’s UN ambassador

New Delhi: India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin has said that Pakistan’s approaching the UN over the issue of Indian military strikes across the LoC has not found any resonance in United Nations. He also rejected claims that the UN mission monitoring the ceasefire along the LoC “has not directly observed” any […]

Punjab CM assures all help to relocated villagers

Barth Sahib (Punjab): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday assured all help to residents of border villages who have been moved to relief camps. He said despite the tension in the Indo-Pak border region, farmers will be allowed to carry on with their agricultural activities. Addressing a gathering during his tour of relief […]

Pak won’t be invited to Kabaddi World Cup in Punjab

Pak won’t be invited to Kabaddi World Cup in Punjab

Ludhiana: Pakistan will not be invited to participate in the Kabaddi World Cup starting from November 3 in Punjab. Concerns around the security of the team compelled the organisers to drop the six-time runner-up Pakistan. The organising committee president, Punjab cabinet minister Sikander Singh Maluka said, “The situation in the state following the surgical strike […]

Narbal youth succumbs to pellet injuries

Narbal youth succumbs to pellet injuries

SRINGAR: An old man is crouching on a stick in a vast paddy field at Chak-e-Kawoosa village, near Narbal in Budgam district. The funeral of his grandson is taking place. Ghulam Qadir Sheikh, tears rolling down his wrinkled face, is trying hard to have a last glimpse of his 18-year-old grandson, Muzaffar Ahmed Pandit. The […]

Man who roused south Kashmir arrested

Man who roused south Kashmir arrested

By Aakash Hassan Anantnag: Mohammad Sarjan Wagay, alias Sarjan Barkati, popularly known as ‘freedom chacha (uncle)’, a charismatic crowd puller in south Kashmir during the raging uprising, was arrested Saturday morning. His distinctive and impassioned style of sloganeering made him one of the most sought after leader in south Kashmir. He is learnt to have […]