Hurriyat (G) takes part in events

Hurriyat (G) takes part in events

SRINAGAR: A delegation of Hurriyat Conference (G) leaders visited Shopian on Monday. On the directions of Hurriyat (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani, the delegation visited the south Kashmir district and participated in the function held in memory of Asiya and Neelofar, a statement issued here by the conglomerate said. The delegation demanded reopening of the […]

JKLF pays tributes

JKLF pays tributes

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Monday paid tributes to Asiya and Neelofar. The party, in a statement issued here, said, “Their killers are still at large and despite many tall claims, the so-called rulers have not arrested anyone.” “How can a killer provide justice?” it asked. Meanwhile, the party has condemned the […]

Budget 2016-17: What is in it for you?

Budget 2016-17: What is in it for you?

General Total receipts Rs 61681 crore Revenue Receipts Rs 51460 crore of which Own Tax Revenue estimated at Rs 9220 crore; Share of Central Taxes up at Rs 9500 crore as against figure of Rs 8088 crore in Revised Estimates 2015-16; and Revenue Deficit Grants of Rs 10831 crore as against Rs 9892 crore in […]

Why SHRC hasn’t been revived so far, HC seeks govt reply by June 1

Why SHRC hasn’t been revived so far, HC seeks govt reply by June 1

SRINAGAR: The J&K high court on Monday directed government to reveal by June 1 as to why State Human Rights Commission has not been revived so far. “The counsel appearing for respondents (state authorities) to report as to why assurance given by the Advocate General is not adhered to and why the Supreme Court directions […]

Peer Bagh murder case: Court gives police 10 days to complete investigation

Peer Bagh murder case: Court gives police 10 days to complete investigation

Budgam: The principal district and session judge here on Monday gave the police 10 days to wind up investigation in the Peer Bagh murder case of engineering student Owais Bashir Malik, whose body was found near a railway track at Humhama in January. The judge directed the additional superintendent of police Budgam, Pamarvir Singh, “to […]

Unemployment one of the biggest challenges: Mehbooba

Unemployment one of the biggest challenges: Mehbooba

“Stop blame game, join hands to confront challenge” Srinagar: Chief Minster Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said the government is working on various initiatives to create ample employment avenues for the youth. “I know unemployment is one of the biggest challenges for all of us and the government is working on various fronts to create adequate […]

Assembly by-poll: NC fields industrialist-politician against Mehbooba

Assembly by-poll: NC fields industrialist-politician against Mehbooba

Srinagar: Opposition National Conference (NC) on Monday nominated Iftikhar Misger, an industrialist-politician, as the party’s candidate for by-election to Anantnag Assembly constituency, which is scheduled to go to polls on June 19. The decision was taken by NC’s Parliamentary Board, a party spokesman said. He said after taking inputs from local leadership in Anantnag and […]

How Kashmiri children UNderstand India

How Kashmiri children UNderstand India

SRINAGAR: Organisers of a three day conference, aimed at stimulating discussions on India’s quest for a permanent seat in United Nations Security Council, faced an embarrassing situation on Monday when the audience, mostly students, openly expressed their disliking for stars of the Indian Cricket and Bollywood. The conference is being held at Green Valley Educational […]

Protests in Tangmarg after police arrests pro-freedom leader’s son

Protests in Tangmarg after police arrests pro-freedom leader’s son

Baramulla: Protestors blocked the Srinagar-Gulmarg road for hours on Monday in Druroo area of Tangmarg to demand release of local Hurriyat leader Bashir Ahmad Sheikh’s son, Sohail, whom the police took into custody three days ago for inciting violence and stone-pelting after police killed two alleged militants in the area. Sohail Ahmad Sheikh’s detention became […]