Opposition leaders extend support to suspended Rajya Sabha members, hold dharna

NEW DELHI: Top opposition leaders on Wednesday sat on a dharna in Parliament complex and extended their support to the 12 suspended MPs of the Rajya Sabha. Among the leaders who participated in the protest along with the 12 suspended members were Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, Jairam Ramesh, K C […]

Not enough orders, may cut Covishield output by 50%: SII

NEW DELHI: With not enough orders for Covishield from the Centre, Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla on Tuesday said the company is looking at slashing monthly production of vaccines by at least 50% %. SII has written to the government to seek clarity on its requirement, if any, for normal two doses for […]

Full statehood, restoration of Art 370, 35-A: NC resolution

Full statehood, restoration of Art 370, 35-A: NC resolution

Jammu: A demand for the restoration of full statehood of Jammu and Kashmir along with the provisions of Articles 370 and 35-A of the constitution were among the seven resolutions passed by the National Conference on Tuesday in a meeting here chaired by party president Farooq Abdullah. Its other demands included restoration of the ‘darbar […]

Congress will oppose ‘anti-people’ policies of BJP: G A Mir

Congress will oppose ‘anti-people’ policies of BJP: G A Mir

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) on Tuesday said it will continue to oppose the “anti-people” policies of the BJP government. “Congress party is vibrant and only unifying force in the country, it will continue to remain at the forefront to serve people. We will continue to oppose the anti-youth and anti-people […]

Pak FM writes to top UN officials highlighting Kashmir issue

Pak FM writes to top UN officials highlighting Kashmir issue

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has written another letter to the top UN officials highlighting the Kashmir issue, the Foreign Office said on Monday. The minister addressed the letter to the President of the United Nations Security Council and the United Nations Secretary General, it said. Qureshi, who has been regularly writing letters […]

Hornbill festival called off, Nagaland cabinet seeks repeal of AFSPA

Hornbill festival called off, Nagaland cabinet seeks repeal of AFSPA

Kohima: The situation in Nagaland, where protests and rioting broke out after firing by security forces claimed 14 civilian lives, remained tense but calm on Tuesday as the state cabinet met and decided to write to the Centre demanding repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act. The cabinet which met in an emergency sitting […]

Address elephant in the room: Agatha Sangma in LS

Address elephant in the room: Agatha Sangma in LS

New Delhi: In the wake of the Nagaland incident in which 14 civilians were, National People’s Party (NPP) MP Agatha Sangma on Tuesday said it is time that “the elephant in the room be addressed” and the “draconian” Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act be repealed. Speaking during the Zero Hour in Lok Sabha, Sangma, who […]

Army conducts helicopter exercise in Kashmir along with Navy, Air Force

Army conducts helicopter exercise in Kashmir along with Navy, Air Force

Srinagar: Srinagar-based Chinar Corps of the Army on Tuesday conducted a helicopter-borne training and validation exercise in the higher reaches of the Kashmir Valley. “This was a tri-service exercise undertaken in Kashmir with the Indian Air Force, the Navy and the Army,” an Army official said. He said the exercise was planned to validate the […]

Make optimum use of technology: DGP to officers

Make optimum use of technology: DGP to officers

Jammu: To review the security of railways in Jammu and Kashmir a meeting of the State Level Security committee was held today under the chairmanship of Director General of Police J&K Dilbag Singh at the conference hall at Police Headquarters here. The meeting started with a threadbare discussion on the action taken report on the […]

4 deaths from Covid, 132 new cases in J&K

4 deaths from Covid, 132 new cases in J&K

SRINAGAR: Two deaths each from Jammu and Kashmir divisions were reported on Tuesday, along with 103 fresh cases in Kashmir division and 29 in Jammu division, according to the official daily bulletin on Covid-19. Also, 188 COVID-19 patients recovered and/or were discharged from various hospitals including 162 from Kashmir Division and 26 from Jammu Division, […]