Tara Chand’s corrupt PRO held, assets worth crores unearthed

Tara Chand’s corrupt PRO held, assets worth crores unearthed

JAMMU: The State Vigilance Organization (SVO) on Monday arrested former Public Relations Officer (PRO) of former deputy chief minister and senior Congress leader Tara Chand in a disproportionate assets case. Huge assets in the shape of commercial and luxury vehicles and immovable properties in the shape of residential houses, both within and outside the state, […]

Qarra joins Congress

Qarra joins Congress

Srinagar: Former Member of Parliament (MP) and founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tariq Hameed Karra on Saturday joined the Congress party in New Delhi, a move he claimed was made necessary because the PDP-BJP government was implementing the “RSS agenda” in jammu and Kashmir. Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee President GA […]

Split in Muslim votes may work as advantage for BJP

Split in Muslim votes may work as advantage for BJP

Lucknow: It is more the merrier for the BJP as whenever the saffron party is challenged by a number of Muslim rivals, a split in votes on communal lines helps turn the tide for its candidates in UP. Going by the past record, BJP was the major beneficiary of division of minority votes and polarisation […]

Shiv Sena (Hindustan) gets new members in Kashmir

Shiv Sena (Hindustan) gets new members in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The Shiv Sena (Hindustan) Wednesday claimed that 200 people joined the right wing political party in northern Kashmir’s Sumbal area.   “Two hundred people joined our party in Sumbal Nowgam,” Shiv Sena (Hindustaan), President Kashmir region, Abdul Khalid Bhat said. “They are our proud members now. We welcomed them with open arms.” Bhat, who hails […]

Parliament should function despite differences: Modi

Parliament should function despite differences: Modi

NEW DELHI: Seeking cooperation of all parties in running Parliament during Budget session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said it is a ‘maha-panchayat’ which should function despite differences which may crop up during poll season. After the Winter Session was washed out due to protests over demonetisation, Modi reached out to the opposition on […]

Oppn to raise note-ban issue again, criticises budget’s timing

Oppn to raise note-ban issue again, criticises budget’s timing

New Delhi: On the eve of Budget session, opposition parties on Monday signalled that demonetisation issue, which led to a virtual washout of the last session, would again heat up Parliament even as they vent their unhappiness over early presentation of Budget in the midst of poll season. During an all-party meeting on Monday called […]

Imagine if 10% rise in revolt: Cong MLA

Imagine if 10% rise in revolt: Cong MLA

Jammu: Usman Majeed, a former counterinsurgent and now a Congress legislator from Bandipora, took a dig at chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s remark that only 5 per cent of people participated in last year’s uprising, saying if her government “couldn’t control the situation then, what will it do” if 10% of the population revolts in future. […]

Zaira had to apologise because of CM: Jora

Zaira had to apologise because of CM: Jora

Jammu: Congress legislator Nawang Rigzin Jora Saturday said that Dangal girl Zaira Wasim had to apologise because of Chief Minister  Mehbooba Mufti. Speaking during the discussion on grants of home department Jora said, ‘’Dangal movie is good, our daughter zaira Waseem who hails from Kashmir acted good , everybody in the state is happy over […]

UP polls: Akhilesh, Rahul to set out for joint campaign today

UP polls: Akhilesh, Rahul to set out for joint campaign today

LUCKNOW: With the catchline ‘UP ko yeh saath pasand hai’, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi are all set out for a joint campaign here today for the high stakes Assembly elections in the state. The two leaders, who will come together for the first […]

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