Kashmir assembly adjourned sine die one week ahead of schedule

Kashmir assembly adjourned sine die one week ahead of schedule

Jammu: Legislative assembly was suddenly adjourned sine die on Wednesday by the speaker amid row over the “expunging” of remarks of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti about the Art 370. The assembly was scheduled to run until February 7. Ruckus was again witnessed in the House after opposition members demanded clarification from the chief minister over […]

House adjourned as chairs fly in JK assembly

House adjourned as chairs fly in JK assembly

Jammu: Nothing was audible in the legislative assembly on Wednesday and there was pandemonium as opposition National Conference and Congress MLAs stormed into the Well of the House, tore off papers, flung chairs and mikes and threw tables seeking clarification from Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti over her remarks about Article 370. Opposition members also had […]

Uproar over expunging Mehbooba remarks on Article 370

Uproar over expunging Mehbooba remarks on Article 370

Srinagar: Uproar broke out out in the JK legislative assembly after the Speaker Kavinder Gupta ordered for expunging Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s remarks on Article 370. Gupta issued direction after BJP legislator Rajeev Jasotria raised the issue in the morning. Mehbooba had said those opposing the Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu and […]

Five soldiers rescued from Machhil die in Srinagar

Five soldiers rescued from Machhil die in Srinagar

Srinagar: Five soldiers rescued from an avalanche in Machhil sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on January 28 succumbed at a hospital in Srinagar Monday, said an army spokesman. The soldiers were shifted to Srinagar today for specialized treatment. “The five Army soldiers who had been trapped under snow after the caving in of track […]

Reopen Asiya, Neelofar rape and murder case; demands PDP legislator

Reopen Asiya, Neelofar rape and murder case; demands PDP legislator

Jammu: People’s Democratic Party legislator from Shopian Advocate Muhammad Yousuf Bhat Monday urged the government that 2009 Shopian twin rape and murder case should be reopened and investigated afresh. While speaking during the discussion on grants session, he alleged that the case was not investigated properly and those investigating succumbed to the political pressure. “I […]

Muslim ban by Trump is dangerous: Tarigami

Muslim ban by Trump is dangerous: Tarigami

Jammu: Protesting against the President Trump’s decision to indefinitely suspend the re-settlement of Syrian refugees and ban people from seven Muslim nations from entering the United States, senior legislator and CPI(M) leader from Jammu and Kashmir Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami Monday staged a walk out from the State Legislative Assembly stating that Donald Trump’s executive orders […]

Prepaid internet services to be restored in Kashmir tonight: Police

Prepaid internet services to be restored in Kashmir tonight: Police

Srinagar: Police on Sunday said that “with the improvement in the situation, it has been decided to restore internet/data services on the prepaid mobile telephony in Kashmir tonight”. The services were blocked soon after the killing of militant commander, Burhan Wani on July 8, last year. Whole Kashmir witnessed strong people’s uprising in the months […]

Army fights extreme weather to retrieve soldier’s bodies from Gurez

Army fights extreme weather to retrieve soldier’s bodies from Gurez

Srinagar: The Indian Army has said that bad weather was preventing pilots from bringing back remains of soldiers killed in Gurez avalanche, reports said on Monday. The five soldier rescued after an avalanche in Macchil sector have also not been brought to Srinagar for specialized treatment. “Army aviation pilots are attempting to evacuate the five […]

Fire in PaK destroys entire market

Fire in PaK destroys entire market

Srinagar: More than 90 shops were gutted last night as a wildfire engulfed Leepa Valley market in Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK), reports said on Monday. As per reports ninety shops, seven residential houses, seven vehicles and one government food depot containing 1,400 bags of wheat and flour were burnt to ashes. As per reports quoting […]