ED attaches 13 assets in J-K in funding case related to Salahuddin

ED attaches 13 assets in J-K in funding case related to Salahuddin

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Tuesday said it has attached over a dozen assets in Jammu and Kashmir in a militant financing case against PaK-based Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin. The central probe agency issued a provisional order under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) to attach 13 properties, worth Rs 1.22 crore, […]

India lodges protest with Pakistan over harassment of mission officials

India lodges protest with Pakistan over harassment of mission officials

New Delhi: India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over several incidents of alleged harassment of Indian High Commission officials in Islamabad between March 8 and 11, and demanded an immediate investigation into them, official sources said Monday. The Indian High Commission issued a “note verbale” to Pakistan Foreign Ministry on March 13, giving […]

NC fields Hasnain Masoodi from Anantnag

NC fields Hasnain Masoodi from Anantnag

Srinagar: The National Conference (NC) has fielded former Jammu and Kashmir High Court judge Justice (retd) Hasnain Masoodi, known for his landmark judgement on Article 370, from the Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency. The 65-year-old former judge, who retired from the Jammu and Kashmir High Court in January 2016, is currently serving as the chairman of […]

Party’s resolve is to fight against abolishing special identity, integrity of J&K: Farooq

Party’s resolve is to fight against abolishing special identity, integrity of J&K: Farooq

Srinagar: The National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday asserted that party’s resolve is to fight against abolishing the special identity and integrity of the state, saying with the active support of people – NC will never allow such intrigues to get materialised. “Forces as inimical to the special constitutional status of our state will […]

Qureshi hails China’s support to Pak in challenging times

Qureshi hails China’s support to Pak in challenging times

Beijing: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday hailed China’s support to his country in the challenging times and said Islamabad was committed to the expeditious implementation of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Qureshi also appreciated the Chinese stand that there should be no double standards in combating terrorism as he thanked Beijing for […]

We have suffered enough: Mehbooba

We have suffered enough: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Reacting to the custodial death of an Awantipora school teacher, Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said that innocent men are being hauled up from their homes for interrogation and they return home only in coffins. She lashed out at the government of India for its “repressive approach” that she […]

Dy Mayor demands probe into Awantipora teacher’s killing

Srinagar: Deputy Mayor Srinagar, Sheikh Imran has demanded a time-bound inquiry into the killing of Awantipora teacher who died in police custody at Srinagar on Tuesday. Expressing serious concern over the incident, Imran expressed his heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul. He termed the incident as […]

Another civilian shot dead in south Kashmir

Another civilian shot dead in south Kashmir

Anantnag: In the fourth such killing in the past five days in south Kashmir, a civilian was shot dead by unidentified persons in Tral area of Pulwama district Monday evening. The slain man was identified as Mohsin Ahmad Wani, son of Ghulam Ahmad Wani, a resident of Reshipora area in Tral. Mohsin, as per police […]

Constitutional amendments applied to J&K challenged in High Court

Constitutional amendments applied to J&K challenged in High Court

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Monday issued notice to both the central government and the state government for filing their objections to a petition challenging Amendments made through the Jammu & Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Ordinance 2019 and the Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) Amendment Order 2019. The court of Justice Rajesh Bindal issued […]

Army man killed, 4 injured as Pak shells LoC: Officials

Army man killed, 4 injured as Pak shells LoC: Officials

JAMMU: An army man was killed and four others were injured when the Pakistan army violated ceasefire for a second day Monday, resorting to heavy mortar shelling and firing along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, officials said. The Pakistani army initiated unprovoked firing about 05:30 hours targeting the LoC area in the […]