Farooq Abdullah questions claims of peace, development in J&K

Farooq Abdullah questions claims of peace, development in J&K

Jammu: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on the BJP over the targeted killings in Kashmir and said it should give an answer to the people over the claims of restoration of peace in the valley. He also said that the National Conference was never a pro-Pakistan party and always […]

BJP spreading hate to win UP polls: Farooq

BJP spreading hate to win UP polls: Farooq

Jammu: Describing “hate” as a weapon to win elections in India, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Thursday alleged that the BJP is spreading it to win the assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh early next year. Abdullah called upon people to fight hate to save Jammu and Kashmir as well as the country, and warned […]

Satypal Malik’s claim about me being Roshni Act beneficiary false: Mehbooba

Satypal Malik’s claim about me being Roshni Act beneficiary false: Mehbooba

Srinagar: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday asked Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik to withdraw his purported comments that the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister was a beneficiary of now-abandoned Roshni scheme, failing which legal action will be taken against him. “False & unsavoury utterances of Satya Pal Malik about me being a beneficiary […]

Centre has ‘utterly failed’ in J&K: Cong

Centre has ‘utterly failed’ in J&K: Cong

New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday demanded immediate restoration of statehood and a democratically elected government in Jammu and Kashmir, while alleging that the Centre has “utterly failed” to tackle the situation there. The party also questioned the “silence” of Home Minister Amit Shah after the “selective killings” of 32 civilians and nine soldiers in […]

DCs authorised to transfer agricultural land for commercial use

DCs authorised to transfer agricultural land for commercial use

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday authorised the district collectors to alienate agricultural land to a non-agriculturist for extending the primary activity on a larger commercial scale. “The Administrative Council (AC), which met here today under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, authorised the District Collectors to grant permission to an agriculturist […]

NC denounces undue motorcycle seizures by police

NC denounces undue motorcycle seizures by police

Srinagar: The National Conference on Wednesday expressed concern over the undue intimidation the public is facing at the hands of security forces and police on account of rampant motor bike seizures. Expressing dismay over the police action, NC’s Additional Spokesperson Ifra Jan strongly echoed the public outrage over the rampant stopping and frisking and unjustified […]

Non-locals start leaving Valley after spate of killings

Non-locals start leaving Valley after spate of killings

SRINAGAR: Scores of non-locals who are working in the Valley have started leaving for their respective destinations after the spate of killings targeting non-local labourers. Four non-locals were shot dead in separate attacks in the last two days since October 16. The attacks carried out by militants, according to police, have spurred fear among non-locals […]

Mobile internet suspended in parts of Kashmir

Mobile internet suspended in parts of Kashmir

Srinagar: Mobile internet services were suspended in parts of Kashmir as a precautionary measure in the Valley on Monday. The districts include Srinagar’s Anchar, Eidgah, Qamarwari, Soura, MR Gung, Nowhatta, SafaKadal, Bagyass, Kulgam’s Wahpoh, Qaimoh and Pulwama’s Litter. This comes amid recent civilian killings in Kashmir. Eleven civilians have been murdered by militants in Kashmir […]

India enhances surveillance over LAC in Arunachal

India enhances surveillance over LAC in Arunachal

Misamari (Tezpur): India has significantly cranked up its day and night surveillance at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Arunachal Pradesh sector using a fleet of remotely piloted aircraft and other assets as part of a broad strategy to strengthen overall military preparedness to deal with any Chinese misadventure, people familiar with the […]

2 more non locals shot dead, another injured as attacks continue in Valley

2 more non locals shot dead, another injured as attacks continue in Valley

Anantnag: Two non-local labourers were killed and a third one was wounded after unknown militants opened indiscriminate fire inside a rented accommodation of non-locals here in Wanpoh area of Kulgam district. The slain have been identified as Raja Reshi Dev and Joginder Reshi Dev, both residents of Bihar. The injured person has been identified as […]

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