Militant arrested in Anantnag

Militant arrested in Anantnag

Srinagar: An alleged militant was Monday arrested in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Hilal Ahmad, allegedly affiliated with Jaish-eMuhammad was arrested from Dooru area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, a police officer said, adding that arms and ammunition were recovered from him. Police have registered a case and investigation is going on […]

Another encounter in Shopian: two local militants killed

Another encounter in Shopian: two local militants killed

SHOPIAN: In the third encounter since May 3 and the second in the month of Ramadan in Shopian district, two local militants were killed in a pre-dawn gunfight at Hindsitapora village on Sunday. A cordon and search operation (CASO), according to locals, was launched in the village during midnight. Police sources said that the operation […]

NC leader bats for regional autonomy in JK

NC leader bats for regional autonomy in JK

Jammu: National Conference provincial president Devender Singh Rana Sunday said the regional autonomy to the three regions under the overall superintendence of the state government is the only way forward in Jammu and Kashmir. He said the move is necessary to assuage the political aspirations of the people and address to the political dimensions of […]

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 […]

Leh DEO writes to army about electoral malpractice

Leh DEO writes to army about electoral malpractice

Srinagar: The district election officer of Leh has shot off a letter to the Army alleging “malpractices” on part of various commanding officers in the electronic postal ballot system during the recently-held Lok Sabha polls there on May 6. Army sources, however, said preliminary investigations indicate that the complaints are unfounded and appear to have […]

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 […]

Sopore militant killed in Shopian

Sopore militant killed in Shopian

SHOPIAN: A militant affiliated with ISJK was killed in a pre-dawn brief shoot out at Jamnagri village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district. The slain militant was identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Sofi resident of Sopore area of northern Kashmir. The gunfight was the first in Ramadan this year, which began on May 7. Earlier on May […]