Congress leader’s brother refutes allegations of militant links

Congress leader’s brother refutes allegations of militant links

Jammu: Facing arrest for alleged links with Hizbul Mujahideen, a senior J-K Congress leader’s brother Mohammad Shafi Saroori on Wednesday refuted the charges and claimed the case against him was “politically motivated”. In a statement, Shafi Saroori, brother of the party”s state vice president and former minister Ghulam Mohammad Saroori, alleged the registration of FIR […]

Pakistan summons Indian envoy over ‘ceasefire violations’

Pakistan summons Indian envoy over ‘ceasefire violations’

Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia to protest over alleged ceasefire violations by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC) that it said killed a woman. The Foreign Office said that Director-General (South Asia and SAARC) Mohammad Faisal summoned Ahluwalia and condemned the ceasefire violations by the Indian troops […]

Pleas against abrogation of Article 370

SC gives four weeks to GoI, JK to file counter affidavits Embargo on filling fresh petitions

Pleas against abrogation of Article 370

SC gives four weeks to GoI, JK to file counter affidavits Embargo on filling fresh petitions New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday fixed November 14 to commence hearing on a batch of pleas challenging constitutional validity of the government of India’s decision to abrogate the provisions of Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu […]

Day 58: Markets shut, public transport off roads

Day 58: Markets shut, public transport off roads

Srinagar: Normal life remained affected in Kashmir for the 58th consecutive day on Tuesday as the stalemate following the abrogation of Article 370 provisions continued with markets shut and public transport off the roads, officials said. Mobile services remained suspended in Kashmir except in Handwara and Kupwara areas, while internet services — across all platforms […]

Situation returning to normal: MoS Home

Situation returning to normal: MoS Home

New Delhi: Minister of state for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Tuesday that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir was heading towards normal and the government of India also wanted normalcy to return there. Reddy’s statement came even as the shutdown of shops and business establishments continued in the valley for the 58th consecutive […]

Kreeri man duped of Rs 83 lakh by woman

Kreeri man duped of Rs 83 lakh by woman

Srinagar/Jammu: A man from north Kashmir has allegedly been duped of Rs 83 lakh by a woman who befriended him through Facebook, a spokesman of the Crime Branch said on Tuesday. He said the victim is a resident of Kreeri village of Baramulla and recently lodged the complaint with the crime branch. The spokesperson said […]

Body of second militant found in Kangan

Srinagar: Government forces on Tuesday found the body of an unidentified militant in the forest area of Kangan in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir, taking the total number of militants killed in the four-day-old operation to two. “The body of a terrorist was recovered from Gangabal area where an operation was launched on September […]

US Congress panel to hold hearing focusing on Kashmir situation

US Congress panel to hold hearing focusing on Kashmir situation

Washington: A US Congressional sub-committee on Monday said it will hold a hearing on human rights situation in South Asia with focus on Kashmir on October 22. Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Alice Wells, who oversees all State Department policy towards South Asia will testify at the hearing, Congressman Brad […]