Don’t feel any need of AFSPA review in J&K: LG Sinha

Don’t feel any need of AFSPA review in J&K: LG Sinha

Jammu: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday said there is no need to set up a panel to review the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in Jammu and Kashmir. Sinha was asked if Jammu and Kashmir feels the need to set up a panel to review or repeal the AFSPA as is being done […]

Farooq hints at fighting assembly polls jointly with PAGD allies to defeat communal forces

Farooq hints at fighting assembly polls jointly with PAGD allies to defeat communal forces

Says people from Haryana, Punjab employed in J&K Bank New Delhi: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, who is the chairperson of the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), has hinted his party will fight the next assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir together with the constituents of the new coalition to defeat “communal forces”. Talking […]

Army interacts with VDC members, imparts weapons training handling to them in Ramban

Army interacts with VDC members, imparts weapons training handling to them in Ramban

Jammu: The Indian Army on Sunday organized an interactive session with Village Defence Committee members of the Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesperson said. He said 57 VDC members of Bhajmasta and Gandri blocks participated in the event which was also optimally utilised for imparting training on weapon handling and maintenance to […]

Kathua rape-murder case: Father of murdered girl says he fears he may be booked, thrown into jail on frivolous charges

Kathua rape-murder case: Father of murdered girl says he fears he may be booked, thrown into jail on frivolous charges

Jammu/New Delhi: The parents of an eight-year-old nomad girl, who was brutally raped and murdered in Kathua district of Jammu, are anguished that while their appeal for enhancement of sentence against six people remains unheard, two convicts were released on bail in the case described by a court as a “devilish and monstrous crime”. Mohammed […]

Targeted killings in Kashmir, Covid apart from other issues kept MHA busy this year

Targeted killings in Kashmir, Covid apart from other issues kept MHA busy this year

New Delhi: Battling the COVID-19 crisis, handling the situation arising after attacks on civilians in Jammu and Kashmir, ambush on security forces in Chhattisgarh and Manipur and a host of other issues kept the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) busy in 2021. Bringing in high-capacity cryogenic tankers from abroad to deal with oxygen shortage during […]

Wheels of justice collapsed, says Mehbooba after

Wheels of justice collapsed, says Mehbooba after

1 convict in Kathua rape and murder case gets bail Jammu: The wheels of justice have “completely collapsed”, said PDP president and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday after one of the convicts in the 2018 Kathua rape case was granted bail by a court in Punjab. On December 21, the […]

Maharaja’s rule was much better than present government: Azad

Maharaja’s rule was much better than present government: Azad

Parries question on delimitation draft Jammu: There has been a slump in business and developmental activities in Jammu and Kashmir over the last two and a half years and people are heading towards poverty, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said here. In a veiled attack at the BJP, Azad said the autocratic rule of […]

NC will approach SC against Delimitation panel draft: Abdullah

NC will approach SC against Delimitation panel draft: Abdullah

New Delhi: National Conference president and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah said on Friday that his party is preparing to approach the Supreme Court against the Delimitation Commission’s recommendations as it believes that the very basis of the exercise is “illegal”. The veteran politician, who has been chief minister of the erstwhile […]

Altaf Bukhari seeks PM’s intervention on delimitation panel draft

Altaf Bukhari seeks PM’s intervention on delimitation panel draft

Srinagar: Apni Party chief Altaf Bukhari on Thursday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the draft proposals of the Delimitation Commission and announced to hold a silent protest march against it. Addressing a press conference here, Bukhari said since Jammu & Kashmir is directly ruled by […]

Delimitation panel draft fulfils BJP agenda of ‘disempowering’ Kashmiris: Omar

Delimitation panel draft fulfils BJP agenda of ‘disempowering’ Kashmiris: Omar

Srinagar/New Delhi: Lashing out at the Delimitation Commission over its draft recommendations, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday accused the panel of fulfilling the BJP’s agenda of “disempowering” people of Kashmir, and said his National Conference (NC) will fight the move through democratic means. The commission’s proposal to increase the number […]

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