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 […]

110 seats to Gupkar Alliance, 75 to BJP, 50 to Independents

110 seats to Gupkar Alliance, 75 to BJP, 50 to Independents

Srinagar: Except for Drugmalla constituency in Kupwara district and Hajin-A constituency in Bandipora district, results of 278 of the 280 DDC seats in J&K were declared on Wednesday. The People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) won the maximum seats at 110, the BJP won the majority of seats in Jammu region at 72, and Independents […]

Modi govt doing everything to restore grassroots democracy in JK: Shah

Modi govt doing everything to restore grassroots democracy in JK: Shah

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday hailed the recent conclusion of the District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir and said the Modi government is doing everything to restore the grassroots democracy in the union territory. In a series of tweets, Shah also thanked the people of Jammu and Kashmir […]