BJP leaders have fled the Valley; cavalcade of another minister pelted with stones

BJP leaders have fled the Valley; cavalcade of another minister pelted with stones

Srinagar: Eminences of both the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the opposition National Conference (NC) have gone into hiding after the pro-freedom leadership asked people to ostracise them. Legislators, ministers and senior functionaries of the two parties are nowhere to be seen. The vanishing act has become necessary after another minister’s convoy was pelted […]

Army major chants azadi slogans

Army major chants azadi slogans

Qazigund: Curious scenes, recorded on mobile phone cameras for posterity, were witnessed in Vessu village of Qazigund on Monday of an Indian Army officer full-throatedly shouting ‘Hum Kya Chaahte? Azadi!’, ‘Hum Kya Chaahte? Azadi!’, ‘Nara-e-Takbeer, Allah-u-Akbar!’ Not just this, there were Kashmiri youth carrying the army officer on their shoulders, cheering as he chanted the […]

Div Com behind threats to employees, suggests Geelani

Div Com behind threats to employees, suggests Geelani

Srinagar: Senior pro-freedom leader Syed Ali Geelani  on Monday said the recent reshuffle in the state administration was aimed at “suppressing the ongoing struggle”. Without naming divisional commissioner Baseer Khan who was brought in to replace Asghar Hassan Samoon, Geelani said “the state government has appointed an Ikhwani mindset person on a very important post […]

HC: Ensure every employee, pensioner gets salary, pension

HC: Ensure every employee, pensioner gets salary, pension

Srinagar: Observing that state treasuries must function at all costs, the J&K high court on Monday said every employee and the pensioner should get their monthly due. “Government treasuries must function at all costs. Ensure that every employee gets the salary, every pensioners get the pension and beneficiaries of various government scheme their dues and […]

Authorities to withhold salaries in Baramulla

Authorities to withhold salaries in Baramulla

SRINAGAR: Authorities in Baramulla have asked treasuries to withhold salaries of those government employees who have not attended to their duties during the ongoing anti-India uprising. Barring seven departments, including police, and a few others maintaining essential services, salaries of other employees working with other departments will be put on hold till they get clearance […]

HC refuses to stay CJM’s orders

HC refuses to stay CJM’s orders

Srinagar: The J&K high court on Monday refused government plea to stay Chief Judicial Magistrate Srinagar’s orders to register FIR against a DySP in connection with the ‘cold blooded murder’ of a 26-year-old youth at Tengpora here on July 10. “Record can’t be called (from CJM),” a bench of Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir responded to […]

Common Entrance Test: Nocturnal travel, sleepless night, hungry candidates

Common Entrance Test: Nocturnal travel, sleepless night, hungry candidates

SRINAGAR: Parents, friends, neighbors, village heads accompanied thousands of candidates who travelled during the Saturday night to reach Srinagar where they sat for sat for the Common Entrance Test to admissions in medical colleges on Sunday. Most of the examination centres were in schools and colleges in civil lines area of Srinagar. Given the ongoing […]

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