Transporters call shutdown in south Kmr on Tuesday against toll tax

Transporters call shutdown in south Kmr on Tuesday against toll tax

SRINAGAR: South Kashmir Transporters Association has called for a complete shutdown on Tuesday (May 14) against levying of toll tax by National Highways Authority of India on the Srinagar-Jammu highway. The toll is being collected by NHAI at toll post Kachkoot Sangam in Bijbhara area of Anantnag district. Bilal Ahmad Dar, President Sumo and Temp […]

KEA protests toll tax on highway commuters

KEA protests toll tax on highway commuters

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) held a protest demonstration here Saturday against government’s decision to impose toll tax on all types of vehicles plying on Srinagar-Jammu highway. The members of KEA assembled here in Press Enclave chanting slogans like “revocation of toll tax” , “we want justice”, and ” total tax will affect our business”. […]

Govt has failed to upkeep Kashmir highway: Sagar

Govt has failed to upkeep Kashmir highway: Sagar

Srinagar: Alleging that the Governor administration and Government of India (GoI) have failed to upkeep the Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the National Conference (NC) leader on Saturday said the need of hour is to make other routes connecting Kashmir with rest of country fullyfunctional. General Secretary of NC Ali Muhammad Sagar, in a statement here, said […]

Protests against levying of toll tax at Kai-Chechkoot

Protests against levying of toll tax at Kai-Chechkoot

Anantnag: Transporters and traders here in Anantnag on Wednesday held a protest at the Deputy Commissioner’s office against the imposition of toll tax by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) on NH-44. The NHAI, a year after NH-44 was thrown open for vehicular movement, has made toll gates at Kai-Chechkoot (near Sangam) functional since Tuesday […]

Div Com reviews modalities of newly established toll plaza

Div Com reviews modalities of newly established toll plaza

SRINAGAR: In order to chalk out effective measures for smooth regulation of traffic on newly established toll plaza on Srinagar-Jammu highway at Chursoo, Sangam in Anantnag district, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan on Wednesday convened a meeting to review the required modalities. The government has already decided that people living within 20 kilometres […]

Saderkoot massacre accused arrested after 23 years

Saderkoot massacre accused arrested after 23 years

Bandipora: The District and Sessions Judge Bandipora on Wednesday sent one of the accused in the Saderkoot Bala massacre case to judicial custody after he was produced by police before the court today. The accused was arrested on Tuesday after “evading arrest” for 23 years. Police said they had arrested the accused, Wali Mohammad, from […]