Two Hizb men arrested in Sopore: police

Sopore: The Sopore police said on Thursday that a joint operation by the army’s 52 RR and the Sopore police SOG had nabbed two Hizbul Mujahideen overground workers, or OWGs, in Sopore town. Police said that the operation was carried out in Amargarh area of Sopore town and it proved successful in capturing two Hizbul OGWs who have […]

From assembly: BJP kills bill

From assembly: BJP kills bill

A Aalim Ahmad Srinagar: The Opposition walked out of the assembly in a huff on Thursday after the ruling PDP-BJP alliance deflected a controversial bill onto the next assembly session. Tabled by the revenue minister and approved by the cabinet, the bill to amend the Transfer of Property Act was aimed at preventing transfer of land to non-state […]

Spike in militancy: Deputy CM blames it on Pakistan

Spike in militancy: Deputy CM blames it on Pakistan

A Aalim Ahmad Srinagar: Deputy CM Dr Nirmal Singh on Thursday blamed the “proxy war from across the border” for the recent spurt in militants’ attacks in Jammu and Kashmir. Singh read out a detailed statement on the security situation in the state in the backdrop of recent attack on a CRPF convoy in Pampore that killed eight […]

Tempers fly in council over ‘Badmash Sarkar, Haay-Haay!’

Tempers fly in council over ‘Badmash Sarkar, Haay-Haay!’

Srinagar: Opposition legislators stormed the well of the legislative council on Thursday and raised slogans of ‘Badmash Sarkar, Haay-Haay!’ which led to heated exchanges in the council hall. The opposition did so after the council chairman ignored their demand that the government be compelled to reveal the name of the IAS officer linked to fellow IAS officer’s Yasha […]

Govt lets question of AFSPA pass, explains PSA procedure

Srinagar: On the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), the government said on Thursday that “The need and desirability of revocation of AFSPA in various areas of the state requires critical review of the security situation and other relevant factors.” Thus deflecting the question posed by National Conference legislators in the state assembly, the government […]

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