Cell phones to be biggest interface tool in 2019 polls: Modi

Cell phones to be biggest interface tool in 2019 polls: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said mobile phones will be the biggest interface between politicians and voters in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and asked BJP MPs to use them extensively to stay in touch with people. At a meeting with MPs from different states, his fifth and last such exercise, he told […]

Rajnath, Jaitley discuss militancy, protests in Kashmir

Rajnath, Jaitley discuss militancy, protests in Kashmir

New Delhi: Militancy and protests at encounter sites in Kashmir came up for intense discussions at a high-level meeting chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh and attended by Defence and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley besides others. During the hour-long meeting, top intelligence brass gave presentation on the prevailing situation in the state, which has seen […]

Top Hizb Commander Amir arrested in Srinagar

Top Hizb Commander Amir arrested in Srinagar

Srinagar: A top Hizbul Mujahideen commander active in Kashmir’s Anantnag district, was arrested in Srinagar, police sources said on Friday. They said Amir, a top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit, was arrested in Srinagar. He was involved in a number of attacks on forces, they said adding he was high on the wanted list of […]

2 drug peddlers arrested in Kulgam: Police

2 drug peddlers arrested in Kulgam: Police

Srinagar: Kulgam Police arrested two drug peddlers and recovered 40 Kilograms of Poppy Straw (Fukki) at two different locations. A statement said on Friday. A police party of police post Behibagh laid a naka near Sumo Stand Behibagh, police said. During naka checking one person identified as Mohammad Ashraf Shah resident of Behibagh was intercepted. […]

Baramulla court extends judicial remand of Masarat

Baramulla court extends judicial remand of Masarat

Srinagar: Baramulla Munsif Court on Friday extended the judicial remand of incarcerated pro-freedom leader, Masarat Alam Bhat till April 7, in an FIR lodged against him when he was in jail, sources said. Hurriyat Conference (G) leader and Muslim League Chairman, Masarat is undergoing imprisonment since October 2010, after he spearheaded the then people’s uprising. […]

Photojournalist injured in clashes in Rangreth

Photojournalist injured in clashes in Rangreth

Srinagar: Photojournalist, Abid Bhat was injured Friday during clashes between protesters and government forces when he was performing his professional duties. Abid was rushed to a hospital, sources said, and added that he was stable. Rangreth witnessed protests and clashes after Friday prayers on the call of joint resistance leaders against the recent civilian killings […]

SC refuses urgent hearing on Ayodhya-Ram Temple case

SC refuses urgent hearing on Ayodhya-Ram Temple case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday refused to accord an early hearing on a batch of civil appeals pertaining to the Ayodhya Ram Temple-Babri Masjid case. During the hearing, a bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar told BJP leader Subramanian Swamy that the court was made to believe that he was a party […]

Multi-tier security for Modi’s J&K visit

Multi-tier security for Modi’s J&K visit

Jammu: A multi-tier security setup has been put in place ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Jammu region on April 2, amid alert sounded along the border and high degree of vigilance at vital installations in J&K. Modi is visiting the region to inaugurate India’s longest road tunnel at Chenani in Udhampur district […]

Protests, clashes erupt after Friday prayers

Protests, clashes erupt after Friday prayers

Srinagar: Reports of protests and clashes between government forces and protesters after Friday prayers have reached from Srinagar, Bijbehara, Pulwama, Palhalan Tral and Sopore. Protesters assembled at Maisuma in Srinagar after prayers and started raising pro-freedom slogans. They started marching however were stopped by forces triggering to clashes. Forces used tear smoke shells to disperse […]

Stone pelters are being misled by Pak-sponsored forces: Rajnath

Stone pelters are being misled by Pak-sponsored forces: Rajnath

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday accused Pakistan of trying to destabilise India and said “cross-border terrorist groups in Jammu and Kashmir egged youths to stone security forces”. “Not only the state of Jammu and Kashmir, the terrorists are trying to destabilise the whole country through their cowardice acts,” Rajnath Singh said in […]

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