JK accepted national flag after guarantee for its own flag: Mehbooba

JK accepted national flag after guarantee for its own flag: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said the people of Jammu and Kashmir accepted the national tricolour in 1947 but with certain constitutional guarantees, which were “bulldozed in 2019”. She alleged that the Kashmiris were threatened of consequences and made to hoist the national flag. “Lest we forget, people of J&K accepted […]

Time for elections in J&K

Time for elections in J&K

On 15th August, every one of us need to ask ourselves if we have truly met the ideals of our national flag? Has every citizen of India truly got freedom from the complex social and economic injustice prevalent across the length and breadth of our motherland? Let’s try to look at it from the context […]

Bitta Karate’s wife, Salahudin’s son among 4 employees sacked

Bitta Karate’s wife, Salahudin’s son among 4 employees sacked

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday sacked four employees including son of Hizbul Mujahideen Syed Salahuddin and the wife of a jailed separatist who was also involved in killing on Kashmiri Pandits. All the four have been dismissed for allegedly having links with forces working against India and spreading malicious propaganda, officials said. They […]

Will strike last nail in coffin of militancy in one year: LG Sinha

Will strike last nail in coffin of militancy in one year: LG Sinha

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Saturday claimed the government will strike the last nail in the coffin of militancy in Jammu and Kashmir in one year. He made these remarks while speaking here at a function at SKICC where he laid the foundation stone of 25 DDC, BDC buildings and inaugurated 1000 amrit sarovars. Sinha […]

Labourer from Bihar shot dead in Bandipora

Labourer from Bihar shot dead in Bandipora

Policeman wounded in another attack in Bijbehara Anantnag: A non-local labourer was killed and a policeman was seriously wounded, in two different attacks carried out by unidentified gunmen, one in Bandipora district in north Kashmir and the other in Anantnag district of south Kashmir, on Friday. The slain labourer has been identified as Mohammad Amrez, […]

Veteran Argentinian naval officer appointed UNMOGIP Mission Head, Chief Military Observer

Veteran Argentinian naval officer appointed UNMOGIP Mission Head, Chief Military Observer

United Nations: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has appointed a veteran Argentinian naval officer as Head of Mission and Chief Military Observer for the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP). Rear Admiral Guillermo Pablo R os of Argentina succeeds Major General Jos Eladio Alca n of Uruguay, who will shortly complete […]

Why no elections in J&K, Tarigami demands explanation from GoI

Why no elections in J&K, Tarigami demands explanation from GoI

Srinagar: Communist leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami on Thursday asked the Centre to take the people of the country into confidence and explain why assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir are not being held as promised. He said while the polls are not a panacea for all the “ills” of Jammu and Kashmir under the present […]

AAC for immediate release of Mirwaiz, other political prisoners

AAC for immediate release of Mirwaiz, other political prisoners

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Awami Action Committee (AAC) expressed deep regret and worry over the continued arbitrary and extra judicial detention of its Chairman Mirwaiz-e-Kashmir Mirwaiz Umar Farooq since August 2019. In a statement it said that his incarceration for more than three years is a cause of anxiety among the people of J&K, especially […]

Mechanic arrested for using tricolour to clean cars in Doda

Mechanic arrested for using tricolour to clean cars in Doda

Bhadarwah/Jammu: A 25-year-old mechanic was arrested in Doda town for allegedly using the tricolour to clean vehicles at a repair shop. After a video went viral on social media about disrespect to the national flag … we immediately lodged an FIR in PS Doda and arrested the person, who disrespected the national flag, SSP Doda […]

BJP does not have guts to face voters of J&K: Omar

BJP does not have guts to face voters of J&K: Omar

Srinagar: National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said the BJP does not have the courage to face voters of Jammu and Kashmir even after revoking Article 370 and gerrymandering the constituencies through delimitation commission. “Complete dilution of Art 370, bifurcation & downgrading of J&K state, gerrymandering of constituencies through a tame delimitation commission, […]

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