Omar corrects father, rules out alliance with BJP

Omar corrects father, rules out alliance with BJP

SRINAGAR: A day after National Conference president Farooq Abdullah said he was open to discuss a tie-up with BJP for government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, his son and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah ruled out an alliance with the saffron outfit, saying the party “is not power hungry” and would not make an “ideological […]

Resolve differences or seek fresh polls: Farooq to PDP, BJP

Resolve differences or seek fresh polls: Farooq to PDP, BJP

‘I never said NC will tie-up with the saffron party; we don’t have the mandate’ JAMMU: National Conference patron Farooq Abdullah on Sunday called for dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly and holding of fresh elections if PDP and BJP fail to form a government, after he retracted his yesterday’s statement that his party […]

HC reverses lifer to Poonch man in 2001 killings

HC reverses lifer to Poonch man in 2001 killings

Jammu: The J&K high court has reversed a trial court judgment, convicting and sentencing a man from Poonch to imprisonment for life for an incident in which six members of a family were killed in the Jammu’s border district in 2001. A division bench of the high court also dismissed an appeal filed by the […]

Kashmir meet in Islamabad:
Geelani pulls up Pak for invite to pro-India camp

Kashmir meet in Islamabad: <br /> Geelani pulls up Pak for invite to pro-India camp

Acts against amalgam members ready to participate; ‘Conference is a joke’, says Shakeel Bakshi; Can’t attend due to non-availability of travel documents: Bar Association SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday issued a show cause notice against those constituents of the amalgam who have reportedly agreed to participate in a proposed Kashmir […]

Cop decamps with four rifles
Two youths from his village are also missing for the past 3 days

ANANTNAG: A Jammu and Kashmir policeman decamped with four rifles from the office of the sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) Bijbehara on Friday night. Sources said that constable Shakoor Ahmad, posted as personal security officer (PSO) to Deputy Superintendent of Police and SDPO Bijbehara, Irshad Ahmad — who suffered critical injuries in a militant attack last […]

Saeed warns Pakistan: Crackdown on Jaish will harm your interests

Saeed warns Pakistan: Crackdown on Jaish will harm your interests

Srinagar: Pakistan government is harming the country’s interests by detaining Jaish-e-Mohammad members, Laskhar-e-Toiba founder Hafiz Mohammad Saeed told a Friday gathering at Jamaat-ud-Dawa headquarters in Punjab. Saeed also questioned Pakistan government’s endorsement of India’s claim that the six militants who attacked the Pathankot air force base were Pakistanis when the United Jihad Council, an amalgam […]

GMC to train doctors in handling patients better

GMC to train doctors in handling patients better

SRINAGAR: Samia (not her real name) said a post-graduate doctor who was supervising her delivery in the labour room of Lal Ded Hospital recently slapped her because she did not ‘keep mum’ as the doctor wanted her to. “The doctor actually panicked, called a nurse and asked her to conduct the delivery. I would have […]