MLA Lal Singh threatens Kashmiri journalists

MLA Lal Singh threatens Kashmiri journalists

SRINAGAR: Former minister Lal Singh, who was removed by his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for shooting his mouth off, on Friday said in a press conference that Kashmiri journalists seemed to be waiting to be killed just as Shujaat Bukhari was. He also warned them to never cross a line, suggesting instead that they worry […]

Governor allocates Departments to Advisors

Governor allocates Departments to Advisors

SRINAGAR: The Governor N N Vohra Saturday allocated the Departments to Advisors B B Vyas and K Vijay Kumar. As per a notification issued by the Government, the Planning & Development, Finance, Law, GAD, Housing & Urban Development, ARI & Trainings, Rural Development, Ladakh Affairs, Estates, Civil Aviation, PWD, PDD, PHE & IFC, Agriculture, Horticulture, […]

Subrahmanyam takes charge as CS, Vyas Advisor to Governor

Subrahmanyam takes charge as CS, Vyas Advisor to Governor

SRINAGAR: B V R Subrahmanyam took charge as Chief Secretary of J&K on Saturday. He assumed charge from the outgoing Chief Secretary B B Vyas at a simple ceremony held in the Chief Secretary’s office chamber here. On his arrival at the Civil Secretariat here, B V R Subrahmanyam was welcomed by Principal Secretary Home, […]

Delegates powers to CS, Administrative Secretaries

Delegates powers to CS, Administrative Secretaries

SRINAGAR: The Governor N N Vohra Saturday delegated powers to the Chief Secretary and the Administrative Secretaries. “In pursuance of Section 2 of the Jammu and Kashmir Delegation of Powers Act, 2018 (Governor’s Act No. 1 of 2018), the Governor is pleased to direct that the officers shown in Schedule-I to this notification shall exercise […]

Gupta slams PDP-BJP for ‘dividing people’

JAMMU: National Conference on Saturday lashed out at PDP and BJP for “engineering communal divide” and “sowing seeds of hate” in Jammu and Kashmir, saying the “unholy alliance” pursued the path of divide and rule as per their “sinister” agenda. In an interaction with party workers, NC State Secretary Rattan Lal Gupta said, “The two […]

Advisor Vijay Kumar visits Army Hospital

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor Vijay Kumar today visited Army Hospital, Badami Bagh and enquired about the condition of forces personnel injured in different militancy related incidents across Kashmir in recent days. He met all the injured and wished them a speedy recovery. He also interacted with the doctors attending to them and enquired about their […]

Four Kashmiri IS militants killed in Anantnag

Four Kashmiri IS militants killed in Anantnag

Owner of house, policeman killed during gunfight; 20 injured, 9 with bullets, in clashes Anantnag: Four militants of an outfit affiliated to the global Islamist militant organisation, the Islamic State (IS), were killed by government forces in a fierce gunfight in Srigufwara area of Anantnag district Friday morning, police said. The owner of the house […]

Massive clashes in HMT at news of Dawood’s killing

Massive clashes in HMT at news of Dawood’s killing

Srinagar: Several persons were injured on Friday during clashes with government forces at Mustafabad area of HMT, on the Srinagar outskirts, the native area of militant Dawood Sofi who was killed in an encounter in Srigufwara in the morning. Eyewitnesses said that youth hurled stones on the police deployment in the area at around noon, […]