BJP youth leader, two workers shot dead in Qazigund

BJP youth leader, two workers shot dead in Qazigund

Anantnag: Three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers, one of them the general secretary of the party’s youth wing in Kulgam district, were shot at and killed by militants in YK Pora area of Kulgam district on Thursday evening. The slain have been identified as Fida Hussain Tattoo, the youth wing’s general secretary, Haroon Rashid and […]

Won’t let GoI loot J&K: Mehbooba

Won’t let GoI loot J&K: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party president and former J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday accused the Modi government of wanting to plunder the land and resources of Jammu and Kashmir. She said that new land laws, domicile rules, and service conditions of government employees were all means to achieve this aim. Talking to reporters at […]

Disunity weakened us before Delhi: Omar

Disunity weakened us before Delhi: Omar

Says ‘laanat’ on political leaders if they are still after ‘chair’ Srinagar: Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said that disunity among the region’s political parties in the past had made their voices weaker and New Delhi’s job easier. Speaking to party workers at the headquarters of the National Conference in Nawa-e-Subah complex […]

Decision enacted by force: Cong

Decision enacted by force: Cong

New Delhi: The Congress accused the government on Wednesday of playing the politics of obstinacy as it opposed the amendments to land laws allowing outsiders to own land in Jammu and Kashmir and termed the move as undemocratic. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi said the move does not follow the elementary canons of participatory democracy as […]

Police foils PDP protest in Srinagar, several leaders detained

Police foils PDP protest in Srinagar, several leaders detained

Srinagar: A protest march organised by PDP against the new J&K land laws on Thursday was prevented by police in Srinagar by detaining several leaders and workers. In the morning, the PDP leaders and workers assembled outside the party headquarters at Poloview to take out a march against the land laws which allows outsiders to […]

Two out of five Srinagar residents have antibodies, sero-survey shows

Two out of five Srinagar residents have antibodies, sero-survey shows

Srinagar: Over 40 per cent people living in Srinagar district have developed COVID-19 antibodies, claims a latest sero-prevalence survey conducted by a government hospital here, the results of which were questioned by the district administration citing small sample size of the study. The results of the study conducted by the Government Medical College Srinagar (GMC) […]

11 more die of Covid

11 more die of Covid

Srinagar: The number of deaths of Covid-19 infected persons reached 1,466 in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday with 11 more fatalities reported in the evening. The number of persons detected with infection in the region crossed the 93k mark with 551 fresh cases reported. According to officials, seven deaths were reported from Kashmir and four […]

Barkati comes out of jail a quieter man, only says thanks to those who helped

Barkati comes out of jail a quieter man, only says thanks to those who helped

Shopian: After four years in jail, Sarjan Barkati is a silent man now. The only words that come out of his mouth are praises for the people who helped in securing his release from imprisonment under the Public Safety Act (PSA). Barkati became a household name in Kashmir in the aftermath of Burhan Wani’s killing […]

On Eid-e-Milaad (SAW), no night-long prayers at Hazratbal shrine

On Eid-e-Milaad (SAW), no night-long prayers at Hazratbal shrine

Srinagar: On the eve of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW), celebrations at Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar remained low key as no night long prayers were held in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Hazratbal shrine which usually attracts thousands of devotees on the annual Urs of Eid-e-Milad (SAW) witnesses night-long prayers in reverence of the beloved Prophet Muhammad […]

NIA raids continue NGOs, trusts in Kashmir, Delhi

NIA raids continue NGOs, trusts in Kashmir, Delhi

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out raids on nine more locations in Kashmir and Delhi Thursday. For the second consecutive day, various teams of the NIA under the supervision of an Inspector General along with a Deputy Inspector General carried out searches at nine locations, including the national capital where one NGO ‘Charity […]

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