Sajjad Lone, Er Rasheed’s part over; now time for PDP’s acid test

Sajjad Lone, Er Rasheed’s part over; now time for PDP’s acid test

SRINAGAR: The Sajjad Lone-led Peoples Conference (PC) and Er Rasheed’s Awami Ittehad Party, which have been making a strong pitch for an “alternative” political leadership in Kashmir – in contrast to the dynastic National Conference and Peoples Democratic Party – have lost same pace in the election race as polls reach south Kashmir. None of […]

‘Verbal directions’ of Governor won’t suffice, ‘proper administrative approval’ needed: J&K Govt orders

‘Verbal directions’ of Governor won’t suffice, ‘proper administrative approval’ needed: J&K Govt orders

SRINAGAR: Neither funds for expenditure will be released nor any work will be taken up on mere commitments, even if they are made by the Governor, unless they are “reduced in writing” and have received proper administrative approval. This has been stated in a government order issued by the principal secretary to J&K Government, Arun […]

Farooq Abdullah invokes Allah, says Muslims in danger

Farooq Abdullah invokes Allah, says Muslims in danger

SRINAGAR: “In these difficult times we should repose our trust in God. He will salvage us from the tumultuous times we are going through,” said National Conference president and former J&K chief minister Farooq Abdullah at public rallies held in Srinagar on Sunday. He also said that Muslims in India were terrorised and unable to […]