NC leader slams Modi for creating ‘humanitarian crisis’ in Kashmir

NC leader slams Modi for creating ‘humanitarian crisis’ in Kashmir

Srinagar: The National Conference leader Sheikh Mustufa Kamal on Friday slammed Narendra Modi for creating a “humanitarian crisis” in Kashmir by banning civilian traffic on national highway. “During its stint in power, the BJP has only amplified the hate against minorities particularly Muslims. This is not the idea of India which was visualized by the […]

Another landslide in Ramban shuts down NH, 1700 vehicles stranded

Another landslide in Ramban shuts down NH, 1700 vehicles stranded

BANIHAL: The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed for traffic on Thursday due to a landslide in Ramban district that left over 1,500 vehicles stranded, officials said. The 270-km highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir to the rest of the country, was blocked by a landslide at Digdol area. As a result, over 1,500 heavy […]

1 feared dead, 2 injured as two trucks fell into gorges along highway

1 feared dead, 2 injured as two trucks fell into gorges along highway

Banihal/Jammu: One person was feared dead and two others injured in two separate road accidents on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway Sunday, police said. The accidents took place in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, they said. In both incidents, the truck drivers lost control over the wheels when negotiating blind curves and their vehicles skidded off […]

Only stranded civilian vehicles allowed on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Only stranded civilian vehicles allowed on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Banihal/Jammu: Thousands of stranded civilian vehicles, mostly trucks carrying essential supplies to Kashmir, were allowed to run on Jammu-Srinagar national highway Sunday, the day restricted for movement of security convoys only. The normal one-way traffic on the 270-km highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, was affected since Wednesday […]

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 […]

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