Jammu BJP leader booked for hurting religious sentiments

Jammu BJP leader booked for hurting religious sentiments

Jammu: An FIR has been registered against a senior Jammu and Kashmir BJP leader for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of a community, officials said on Tuesday. The case was registered after a video, which surfaced online, purportedly showed Vikram Randhawa making the remarks, they said. The party’s Jammu and Kashmir unit has taken note […]

Sajad Lone asks J&K parties to stop ‘hollow rhetoric’

Sajad Lone asks J&K parties to stop ‘hollow rhetoric’

Srinagar: Peoples Conference chief Sajad Lone on Monday asked parties in Jammu and Kashmir to create an “enabling environment” for the Centre to deliver and denounced those keen to “start a new round of confrontation” at the cost of Kashmir’s people. Lone said his party will not indulge in such predatory politics and will not […]

Centre ‘renewing’ efforts to create fault lines in JK: PDP

Centre ‘renewing’ efforts to create fault lines in JK: PDP

Srinagar: The PDP on Monday expressed serious concern over New Delhi’s renewed efforts to create and foster new fault lines between the people of Jammu and Kashmir aimed at dividing and further disempowering them. The Political Affairs Committee (PAC) the highest decision making body of the party met here with Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba […]

Mehbooba placed under house arrest: PDP

Mehbooba placed under house arrest: PDP

Srinagar: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti was on Monday put under house arrest to prevent her from visiting Anantnag to meet the family of a youth who was killed in cross-firing between security forces and militants last week, a party leader claimed. The Peoples Democratic Party leader claimed that the police have locked the main gate […]

NPP accuses BJP of using money, muscle to break opposition

NPP accuses BJP of using money, muscle to break opposition

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) on Sunday accused the BJP of using money and muscle power to break opposition parties in the union territory, after several leaders joined the BJP in the past few weeks. The NPP claimed that it was also being targeted by the BJP and many of its […]

Continuous closer of Jamia Masjid Srinagar is unjustified : JKCSF

Continuous closer of Jamia Masjid Srinagar is unjustified : JKCSF

Jamia Masjid Srinagar be opened for prayers at an earliest: Qayoom Wani Srinagar/ Jammu: and Kashmir Civil Society Forum has demanded for the opening of the grand mosque of Kashmir, Jamia Masjid Srinagar for Friday prayers as the COVID 19 cases have receded now. In a statement issued here Chairman JKCSF Abdul Qayoom Wani said […]

Search operation in Poonch enters 19th day

Search operation in Poonch enters 19th day

Jammu: The combing and search operation by the multi-grid security forces to clean up forests in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district of militants entered the 19th day on Friday, with officials claiming it to be probably the longest exercise in many years. An Army officer said there was no contact with militants in the last […]

NC expresses dismay over sacking of female technician

NC expresses dismay over sacking of female technician

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference On Friday expressed dismay over the sacking of an operation theatre technician in Rajouri who had allegedly shared a whatsapp status regarding Indo-Pak cricket match in the ongoing T20 World Cup tournament. Taking strong exception to the measure, Party’s state Women’s wing President Advocate Shameema Firdous called the […]

NC dismayed over slashing of sedition charges on Kashmiri students

NC dismayed over slashing of sedition charges on Kashmiri students

Withdraw FIRs, demands NC Srinagar: The National Conference on Friday expressed dismay over slapping of sedition charges on Kashmiri students in Agra and Srinagar following the Indo-Pak cricket match during the ongoing T-20 World cup. Calling the sedition charges ridiculous, party spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar said the measures reek of utter misuse of law. “There […]

Still no Friday prayers at Jamia

Still no Friday prayers at Jamia

SRINAGAR: The Anjuman Auqaf Jamia Masjid in a statement today said that once again the authorities did not allow congregational Friday prayers to be held at the central mosque. “Deployment of forces was carried out since early morning in the area. When gates of the mosque were opened in the morning by Auqaf employees, forces […]

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