ATMs in some states still out of cash; 80% working now

ATMs in some states still out of cash; 80% working now

New Delhi: ATMs in some parts of the country continued to remain out of cash on Wednesday as the government scrambled to rush currency to meet an “unusual spurt in demand” ahead of looming polls. ATMs in cities of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and poll-bound Karnataka were either not operating or showed no […]

Panel for protection of child rights in offing

Panel for protection of child rights in offing

JAMMU: Necessary steps have been taken for the setting up of a state commission for the protection of child rights in Jammu and Kashmir, an official spokesperson said on Wednesday. The Social Welfare Department has already vetted the bill for setting up the panel, and the matter shall soon be placed before a competent authority […]

Kashmir erupts over Kathua rape and murder

Kashmir erupts over Kathua rape and murder

Srinagar: The campaign for justice for the eight-year-old victim of Kathua rape and murder is gaining momentum across Kashmir with students and people holding protest marches across the length and breadth of the valley on Wednesday, giving police a tough time. Students of various educational institutions took out a protest rally on Residency Road Srinagar, […]

Ensure prosecution on day to day basis: Vohra to CM

Ensure prosecution on day to day basis: Vohra to CM

JAMMU: Governor N.N. Vohra Tuesday asked Chief Minster Mehbooba Mufti to ensure that the prosecution of the Kathua rape and murder case proceeded on a day to day basis and that lumpen elements must not be allowed to disturb law and order under any circumstances. The two met at the Raj Bhavan here on Tuesday. […]

‘No threat to govt, BJP ministers to be replaced’

‘No threat to govt, BJP ministers to be replaced’

SRINAGAR: No BJP minister has been told to resign by the party head command to quit from the state government, Speaker of Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta told Kashmir Reader on Tuesday evening, but another BJP leader, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said that all the party’s ministers have been asked to put in papers […]

No objection to handing over case to CBI: Jitendra

No objection to handing over case to CBI: Jitendra

Jammu: The Government of India (GoI) has no objection to the handing over of the Kathua rape and murder case to the CBI, provided the state government comes out with a reference, GoI Minister Jitendra Singh said on Tuesday. “As far as we are concerned, we don’t have any problem or objection to hand over […]