Absence of elected govt taking toll on development: Farooq

Absence of elected govt taking toll on development: Farooq

Anantnag: TheNational Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Sunday that there is no such accountability on the ground and the absence of an elected government is taking its toll on the development prospects of the state. According to the statement, he stated this while paying a visit to the shrine of Hazrat Sakhi Zain Ud Din […]

KWJA, KJA condemn attack on photojournalists in Pulwama

Srinagar: The Kashmir Working Journalists Association (KWJA) and Kashmir Journalists Association (KJA) on Friday condemned the police assault on photo journalists in Pulwama of southern Kashmir and demanded that action should be taken against the police officials involved. “The harassment of journalists has become a routine in Kashmir,” KWJA said in a statement, and reiterated […]

Action against terror took place in Kashmir, not in Pak: Pawar

Action against terror took place in Kashmir, not in Pak: Pawar

Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday slammed the Narendra Modi government’s assertion of “hitting the enemy in his home”, claiming that such actions against terrorists actually took place in Kashmir and not in Pakistan. Stating that cultural communalism had helped the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) politically, he warned that one community standing against […]

Kulgam village accuses forces of vandalism, beatings

Kulgam village accuses forces of vandalism, beatings

Anantnag: Residents of Tarigam village in Kulgam district say they have been heartbroken by wails of a cow longing for her 7-day-old calf stoned to death allegedly by government forces Monday evening. The villagers accusing forces of vandalism, amid raids arrests and beatings said that army barged into the village afresh on Monday evening and […]

Def Min Rajnath Singh to visit Siachen, Srinagar today

Def Min Rajnath Singh to visit Siachen, Srinagar today

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will visit the Siachen glacier and Srinagar on Monday to review security preparedness along the borders with Pakistan as well to take stock of anti-militancy operations in Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said Sunday. In his first visit after taking charge of the defence ministry, Singh will first travel […]

‘101 militants killed, 50 new recruits in Kashmir this year’

‘101 militants killed, 50 new recruits in Kashmir this year’

SRINAGAR: Over 100 militants, including 23 foreigners, have been killed in Kashmir in the first five months of 2019, but what is keeping the security establishment worried is the large number of new recruits, officials said Sunday. According to them, 50 youngsters have joined various militant outfits since March and the security establishment needs to […]