Army soldiers fire at protesters in Pulwama, 3 injured

Srinagar: Army soldiers on Saturday opened fire on stone pelting protesters injuring three who are said to be stable. Witnesses said that an army party was stoned at Karimabad area of Pulwama by some protesters in the evening. They said that soldiers retaliated with firing injuring three. Sources in the District Hospital Pulwama said that […]

PaK Bar awards Honorary Membership to Deepika for representing Kathua victim

PaK Bar awards Honorary Membership to Deepika for representing Kathua victim

Srinagar: The Supreme Court of Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) Bar Association Friday awarded Honorary Membership to Advocate Jammu Kashmir High Court, Deepika Thussu Rajawat. Deepika has been awarded “in acknowledgment of her courageously agitating and representing the rape and brutal murder of 8 year old girl of Kathua despite threats and intimidations to her life […]

Control your emotions and resume classes: Altaf Bukhari to Students

Control your emotions and resume classes: Altaf Bukhari to Students

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Syed Altaf Bukhari on Saturday advised students protesting over the Kathua rape-murder case to control their emotions and resume their classes. “After the Kathua incident, we gave the students a chance to vent their emotions. Students should control their emotions and now go back to their classes,” the minister […]

JK govt employees’ salaries stopped for not having toilets at home

JK govt employees’ salaries stopped for not having toilets at home

Jammu: Sending out a strong message against open defecation, salaries of around 600 government employees in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir were stopped for not constructing toilets at their houses, an official said today. Angrez Singh Rana, district development commissioner, Kishtwar passed the order yesterday on receipt of a report submitted by Anil Kumar […]

Former Minister Yashwant Sinha formally quits BJP

Former Minister Yashwant Sinha formally quits BJP

Srinagar: Disgruntled BJP leader Yashwant Sinha Saturday announced his resignation from the party and electoral politics saying that he is not happy with the current leadership of the party and the direction in which the Indian politics is headed at the moment. Sinha highlighted several issues with the current government at the Centre and the […]

Police use smoke shells against protesting Anganwari workers in Ganderbal

Ganderbal: Police on Saturday used Smoke shells and batons to disperse the protesting Anganwari workers and helpers demanding release of pending wages and regularization of their services. Hundreds of workers and helpers are on strike for the past three months demanding regularization of services and early release of their pending wages. The Anganwadi workers earlier […]

Fire breaks out at Amit Shah”s meeting venue in UP

Fire breaks out at Amit Shah”s meeting venue in UP

Rae Bareli (UP): A minor fire broke out at the venue of a public meeting of BJP president Amit Shah, triggering panic and commotion in the audience. The fire, which was brought under control in short time, broke out due to an electrical short-circuit near the media enclosure, officials said. Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief […]

GoI approves ordinance for death penalty for rape of children

GoI approves ordinance for death penalty for rape of children

New Delhi: The Government of India (GoI) in a Cabinet meeting today approved an ordinance to allow courts to award death penalty to those convicted of raping children up to 12 years of age. Official sources said that the criminal law amendment ordinance seeks to amend the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Evidence Act, the […]

Forty bombs recovered in Howrah WB

Howrah (WB): Forty live bombs were recovered from an abandoned house at Chandrapur in Howrah district, the police said today. Acting on a tip off, police raided the house and recovered the bombs under Amta police station last night. A bomb squad came from Kolkata and defused the bombs. Two bikes found in front of […]

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