12 years of loss and pain finally over as Bashir returns home from jail in Gujarat

12 years of loss and pain finally over as Bashir returns home from jail in Gujarat

Accused of working for Hizbul, Bashir Baba acquitted of all charges SRINAGAR: “The happiest day of my life was when my son returned home after being acquitted of all the charges he was booked under,” says Mokhti, the mother of Bashir Baba, who was released on Saturday nearly 12 years after he was arrested by […]

We said we don’t accept the Aug 5 decisions: Omar on meeting with Modi

We said we don’t accept the Aug 5 decisions: Omar on meeting with Modi

‘Nobody from Gupkar alliance said we accept 5th August and we should move forward’ SRINAGAR: A day after the meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, the National Conference (NC) on Saturday told reporters about what the party talked about in the meeting and what other representatives from Kashmir said there. National Conference […]

Jailed Sehrai passes away in Jammu

Jailed Sehrai passes away in Jammu

Geelani’s lifelong comrade and anointed heir was not allowed to see his family in his last days SRINAGAR: Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, the man who was seen as the political heir of ailing veteran leader Syed Ali Geelani, died on Wednesday. Sehrai, the devout ideological ally of Geelani, died at a Jammu […]

UN General Assembly prez encourages India, Pak to resolve Kashmir issue through peaceful means

UN General Assembly prez encourages India, Pak to resolve Kashmir issue through peaceful means

United Nations: President of the UN General Assembly Volkan Bozkir has encouraged India and Pakistan to resolve the issue of Kashmir through peaceful means and said that he supports dialogue and diplomacy, recalling the 1972 Simla Agreement between the two countries. Bozkir, in response to a question on Kashmir during a press conference here on […]

Pakistan, India agree to end all firing along LoC in Kashmir

Pakistan, India agree to end all firing along LoC in Kashmir

Ceasefire already effective from Wednesday midnight Islamabad: Pakistan and India have agreed to strictly observe all agreements on ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) and address each other’s core issues and concerns, the Pakistan Army said on Thursday. An agreement was reached between the two countries after the Director Generals of Military Operations (DGMOs) […]

No civilian aware of move to abrogate 370: Govt to RS

No civilian aware of move to abrogate 370: Govt to RS

New Delhi: The government on Wednesday denied that civilians, including a journalist, were privy to information related to the abrogation of Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The Central government got the approval of Parliament on August 5, 2019 for the abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcation of the erstwhile state […]

Azad asks if GoI wants to keep J&K permanently UT

Azad asks if GoI wants to keep J&K permanently UT

New Delhi: Questioning the ruling NDA on whether it wanted permanent UT status for Jammu and Kashmir, Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday batted for restoration of its statehood, saying development had halted, there was an increase in unemployment and industries were closing, making survival difficult in the region. […]

Farooq urges PM Modi to restore 4G internet

Farooq urges PM Modi to restore 4G internet

Jammu: National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Sunday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to restore 4G mobile internet services in Jammu and Kashmir as he highlighted various problems due to lack of the facility and the harsh winter in the Union Territory. He prayed for the success of the COVID-19 vaccine and urged people […]

Policeman who buried bodies in Sonamarg now receives his younger brother’s

Policeman who buried bodies in Sonamarg now receives his younger brother’s

Shopian: A policeman from Shopian who had buried many militants at the government-designated graveyard in Sonamarg this year was unaware that today he had to bury his own younger brother in the same graveyard. Zubair Ahmad Lone, a resident of Turkwagam village of Shopian, was killed along with two other youths in an encounter which […]

PAGD’s winner in Shopian joins Apni Party, Omar plays tape of ‘deal’

PAGD’s winner in Shopian joins Apni Party, Omar plays tape of ‘deal’

Srinagar: Underhand means are being used to compel winning candidates of Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) to join the Altaf Bukhari-led Apni Party, National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah said on Saturday at a press conference here. He corroborated his claim by playing before reporters a voice recording in which a PAGD candidate was […]

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