Northern Army Commander meets Governor

Northern Army Commander meets Governor

SRINAGAR: Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh met Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan here on Friday. Lt General Singh briefed Governor about the present security situation in the state and about the Thursday’s anti-militant operation held at Jhajjar Kotli. Governor and Lt General discussed certain important issues relating to effective internal security […]

Day-long clashes in Sopore amid shutdown called by JRL

Day-long clashes in Sopore amid shutdown called by JRL

Sopore: Amid a complete shutdown observed in Sopore and Zaingeer areas on the call of the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) to protest the killing of Hurriyat activist Hakim-Ul-Rehman Sultani, clashes took place throughout the day between youths and government forces, in which a youth was injured. Hakim-Ul-Rehman Sultani was killed on September 8 by unknown […]

Forces carry search Op in Udhampur

Forces carry search Op in Udhampur

Jammu: Acting on reports of suspicious movement, security forces carried out a massive search operation over a vast area in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district on Friday, a senior police officer said. The search operation in Sunari, Kembal and adjoining areas was jointly carried out by police, the Army and the CRPF after locals reported […]

PDP has ‘numerous blots’, lost credibility in J&K: BJP

PDP has ‘numerous blots’, lost credibility in J&K: BJP

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the BJP Friday claimed that the PDP, its erstwhile coalition partner, has lost credibility in the state while its south Kashmir bastion was proving to a big minefield . It also accused former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti of promoting dynastic politics during her tenure besides finding excuses to […]

Pak awaits official response from India on talks: Foreign Office

Pak awaits official response from India on talks: Foreign Office

Islamabad: Pakistan was ready for talks with India and it was awaiting an official response from New Delhi on how to move forward on the issue, the Foreign Office said Thursday. “We are ready for talks with India. We have also conveyed our position to the international community. It remains for India to respond,” Foreign […]

Defer 35A hearing, remove Tushar Mehta: consensus at all-party meeting

Defer 35A hearing, remove Tushar Mehta: consensus at all-party meeting

Srinagar: Barring the PDP, which declined the invitation, and the BJP, which was not invited, all political parties that participated in the meeting convened at Dr Farooq Abdullah’s residence on Wednesday unanimously called for deferment of the Supreme Court hearing on Article 35A, till an elected government was in place in Jammu & Kashmir. The […]

Delhi HC bails out Kashmiri businessman in ‘terror funding case’

Delhi HC bails out Kashmiri businessman in ‘terror funding case’

Srinagar: Zahoor Watali, a prominent Kashmiri businessman arrested by the federal investigation agency NIA in a “terror funding case”, was on Thursday granted bail by the Delhi High Court. The court held that “there are no reasonable grounds to form an opinion at this stage that the accusations against the appellant under the Unlawful Activities […]