New Delhi’s representative begins Ladakh tour

New Delhi’s representative begins Ladakh tour

Says he was pained by cycle of violence in Kashmir, pins hope on youth New Delhi: Centre’s special envoy for talks on Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma on Sunday said he was “pained” by the cycle of violence in the Valley but hopeful of a peaceful summer this year as many people, especially the youth, had assured […]

Shopian Killings: GoI files plea to quash FIR against Major Aditya

Shopian Killings: GoI files plea to quash FIR against Major Aditya

NEW DELHI: The Government of India (GoI) on Friday moved an application in the Supreme Court to quash the FIR registered against Major Aditya Kumar of 10 Garhwal Rifles, in connection with the civilian killings during a firing incident at south Kashmir’s Shopian. Talking to media, advocate Aishwarya Bhati, representing Major Aditya’s father Lieutenant Colonel […]

Shifting Dr Qasim to Udhampur jail a conspiracy to ‘kill’ him: MDM

Shifting Dr Qasim to Udhampur jail a conspiracy to ‘kill’ him: MDM

SRINAGAR: Muslim Deeni Mahaz (MDM) on Sunday strongly condemned the shifting of its chairperson Dr Muhammad Qasim to Udhampur jail and termed it a “well sorted conspiracy to kill the ailing leader”. MDM general secretary Muhammad Maqbool Bhat in a statement said the ailing leader was taken for a health check up on March 3 […]

Flaccid Agenda

Flaccid Agenda

Mehbooba Mufti has met Narendra Modi during her Delhi visit. Besides stressing upon and reminding Modi the nature of the so called “Agenda of Alliance”(AoA), Mehbooba has also called for “better” coordination between the PDP and the BJP. The backdrop to the meeting is that the government formed by the PDP and the BJP in […]

Mehbooba meets Modi, stresses on agenda of alliance

Mehbooba meets Modi, stresses on agenda of alliance

Calls for better coordination between PDP, BJP NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at New Delhi on Wednesday evening, and apprised the Prime Minister of the situation in the state. She informed the Prime Minister that the people of Jammu & Kashmir have been suffering immensely due to a precarious […]

CM meets Rajnath, Jaitley

CM meets Rajnath, Jaitley

Discuses PMDP, seeks restructuring of loans, interest subvention for 2016 affected traders New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed the prevailing situation in the state, an official said. During the 20-minute meeting, the chief minister briefed the home minister on the security situation in […]

MHA to reimburse JK’s compensation for border shelling victims

MHA to reimburse JK’s compensation for border shelling victims

New Delhi: Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA ) will reimburse all the funds spent by the J&K government to pay compensation for damages and losses to the victims of cross-border firing, a statement issued by PIB said. MoS PMO Jitendra Singh said today that the decision was taken following a request made to the MHA. […]

PMO intervenes to prevent Hindu Ekta Manch’s strike in Hiranagar

PMO intervenes to prevent Hindu Ekta Manch’s strike in Hiranagar

HEM chief blames NC leaders of vitiating communal harmony, wants appointment with CM Srinagar: The Hindu Ekta Manch (HEM) has deferred its strike call in Hiranagar in Jammu’s Kathua district after intervention by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). The HEM has been leading protests against the arrest of an accused in the case of rape […]

Home dept acted with ‘undue haste’ to shift Hanzullah from Jammu to Srinagar

Home dept acted with ‘undue haste’ to shift Hanzullah from Jammu to Srinagar

Srinagar: Investigations into the escape of Lashkar-e-Taiba militant Abu Hanzullah have identified lapses at different stages, especially the hurriedly issued orders for transfer of the militant to a central jail from Kathua in the Jammu region. Police sources said that Hanzullah had moved a habeas corpus petition before a single bench of the High Court […]