Commuters pay additional fare after bus stand shifted to Parimpora

Commuters pay additional fare after bus stand shifted to Parimpora

SRINAGAR: The shifting of bus stand to Parimpora from Batamaloo has compounded the woes of daily commuters. They are not only constrained to break their trip to city center but to traverse the distance to Batamaloo they have to board another vehicle and pay additional fare. Worse, the bus operators have not altered the fare […]

NIA crackdown dealt blow to pro-freedom groups: Rajnath

NIA crackdown dealt blow to pro-freedom groups: Rajnath

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency’s crackdown on flow of funds from the “neighbouring country” to finance unrest in Kashmir has dealt a blow to the morale of militants and separatist groups, Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday. Inaugurating the headquarters of the NIA, an agency set up in the aftermath of 2008 […]

PCI awaits NIA response in Kamran Yousuf’s case

PCI awaits NIA response in Kamran Yousuf’s case

Srinagar: Outgoing chairman of the Press Council of India (PCI), Justice CK Prasad, said on Monday that there has been no response yet from the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on the PCI notice sent to it over the arrest of Kashmiri photojournalist Kamran Yousuf. Yousuf, a resident of Pulwama, was arrested by the NIA on […]

Flawed and Faulty Exercise

Flawed and Faulty Exercise

The Adnan Sami concert , organized by the Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department, was in the nature of an “in your face” offense to Kashmiris. The reasons pertain to the nature of the program itself and the contextual conditions that Kashmir finds itself in contemporarily. The mysterious braid chopping incidents, that are happening unabated , […]

New Hajj policy in offing: Hajj subsidy to go, senior women to embark on pilgrimage without ‘mahram’ and sea travel to resume

New Hajj policy in offing: Hajj subsidy to go, senior women to embark on pilgrimage without ‘mahram’ and sea travel to resume

Mumbai: Abolishing subsidy for Hajj pilgrims and allowing women above 45 to travel in a group of at least four without a male member are some of the key highlights of a proposed Hajj policy drafted by a committee appointed by the Government of India, sources said. The proposed Hajj Policy 2018-22 by the panel […]

Refrain from harassing Kashmiris: Rasheed to Delhi

Refrain from harassing Kashmiris: Rasheed to Delhi

SRINAGAR: Awami Itihad Party (AIP) president and MLA Langate Er Rasheed on Sunday appealed New Delhi to “(refrain) from harassing and humiliating Kashmiris (in) one way or the other just to avoid a dignified resolution of J&K dispute”. In a statement, Rasheed said it is legal and moral responsibility of state government to find out […]

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