NC blames CM for attacks on Gujjars, Bakerwals

NC blames CM for attacks on Gujjars, Bakerwals

Jammu: The Opposition National Conference on Tuesday held Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti responsible for persecution and growing incidents of violence against Gujjars and Bakerwals in Jammu, saying that being in-charge of the home ministry she has failed in enforcing rule of law and reining in the coalition partner BJP, which has let lose its various […]

New Delhi illustrating egoistic, colonial approach: Hurriyat (G)

New Delhi illustrating egoistic, colonial approach: Hurriyat (G)

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) on Tuesday ridiculed the chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s statement that a “conducive atmosphere needs to be created before dialogue”, saying it illustrates New Delhi’s “egoistic and colonial” approach. The conglomerate in a statement issued here said New Delhi stands accountable for continuous mayhem in the state. “They are not interested to […]

Assault on nomads shocking, unacceptable: NC

Assault on nomads shocking, unacceptable: NC

Srinagar: Opposition National Conference (NC) on Saturday termed the attack on nomad cattle-herders at Talwara in Jammu by cow-vigilantes as “hooliganism” patronized by the PDP-BJP alliance. The party said the delay in arresting the attackers was unfortunate. “The attack was shocking and unacceptable,” senior NC leader, Mian Altaf, said. “The delay in arrests was unfortunate. […]

NC pays tribute to Naik

NC pays tribute to Naik

Srinagar: National Conference on Saturday paid tributes to its senior leader, Ali Mohammad Naik, who passed away after a prolonged illness. Expressing sorrow over Naik’s demise, party leaders Dr. Farooq Abdullah, and Omar Abdullah, said that Naik’s demise had created a vacuum in the state’s politics that was hard to fill. The leaders extended heartfelt […]

NC calls PDP-BJP ‘bickering’ a fixed match

NC calls PDP-BJP ‘bickering’ a fixed match

Srinagar: The opposition National Conference President and Member of Parliament from Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah on Friday lambasted PDP-BJP alliance saying cabinet minister Chader Prakash Ganga’s outrageous remarks were not isolated utterances but pointed towards a deeper prejudice and malice “politically patronised and systemically institutionalised by the PDP-BJP alliance”. Abdullah lashed out on PDP’s condemnation […]

Offer support to Mehbooba again for govt formation: Rasheed asks Omar

Offer support to Mehbooba again for govt formation: Rasheed asks Omar

SRINAGAR: Condemning the remarks of BJP leaders, Awami Itihad Party (AIP) president and MLA Langate Er Rasheed on Friday appealed the former chief minister Omar Abdullah to “offer again your unconditional support to (chief minster) Mehbooba Mufti rather than seeking the dismissal of her government as the nefarious designs of BJP will ultimately hit not […]

NC protests minister Ganga’s remarks, burn effigy

NC protests minister Ganga’s remarks, burn effigy

SRINAGAR: National Conference (NC) activists took out a protest march against BJP leader and cabinet minister Chandra Prakash Ganga for his controversial statements, in a leaked video, advocating use of bullets against protesters in Kashmir. Starting their march from party headquarters, NC activists and leaders led by district president Srinagar Peer Afaq and Youth National […]

In black shrouds, NC activists protest ‘oppression’

In black shrouds, NC activists protest ‘oppression’

Srinagar: Wearing black shrouds as a mark of protest and shouting slogans against Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, activists of Jammu and Kashmir Youth National Conference (JKYNC) took out a protest march on Tuesday, against the use of force and harassment by the government, from the party headquarter Nawai-Subah to Press Enclave in Srinagar. Led by […]

LC polls: BJP, Cong secure berth

LC polls: BJP, Cong secure berth

JAMMU: In the keenly contested biennial elections to the two Legislative Council seats, BJP’s Vikram Randhawa and congress’s Thakur Balbir Singh were declared elected by secretary legislative assembly Mohammad Ramzan, who was designated as Returning Officer (RO) for the election. Thakur secured 31 votes while Randhawa secured 29 votes and both were declared winners. Randhawa […]

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