Kashmir Civil Society reacts against Guv’s remark on ‘separate colonies for Pandits’

Kashmir Civil Society reacts against Guv’s remark on ‘separate colonies for Pandits’

Srinagar: Kashmir Civil Society Tuesday reacted strongly against governor Satya Pal Malik’s statement for settling Pandits in separate colonies, and said that “separate colonies is aimed at engineering balkanization of our society along communal lines”. “The fact that thousands of Pandits have returned over past many years and settled comfortably along with their Muslim neighbours […]

NC questions mushrooming of political parties in valley

NC questions mushrooming of political parties in valley

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Monday said the amalgamations and individuals propping up in Valley are running on the whims of forces inimical to State’s interests. Party general secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar while addressing scores of workers from Kund, Devsar who had thronged the party headquarters Nawa-e-Suba here said, “Today we see various […]

New Delhi sent Guv Malik to destroy JK’s identity, alleges Kamal

New Delhi sent Guv Malik to destroy JK’s identity, alleges Kamal

SRINAGAR: The National Conference leader Sheikh Mustafa Kamal on Sunday alleged that New Delhi has sent governor Satya Pal Malik to Kashmir to destroy Jammu and Kashmir’s identity and uniqueness. “The state is facing a critical situation following attacks on its identity, and the dispensation at New Delhi and the state is unbearably averse to […]

Govt throttling democracy by stopping ads to Kashmir newspapers: Farooq

Govt throttling democracy by stopping ads to Kashmir newspapers: Farooq

SRINAGAR: Member of Parliament from Srinagar, Farooq Abdullah on Saturday called for the revocation of the unofficial ban on issuing of government advertisements to Kashmir newspapers. He said this while talking to reporters on the sidelines of the official Martyrs’ Day function at Naqshband Sahab shrine in downtown Srinagar. Along with other members of the […]

Former top cop Farooq Khan appointed as Governor’s advisor

Former top cop Farooq Khan appointed as Governor’s advisor

Srinagar: The government on Saturday appointed former top J&K police officer and BJP leader Farooq Khan as advisor to governor. An official order issued by the General adminstration department confirmed it. Khan who was Lakshadweep adminstrator resigned and is likely to join as chief security advisor to the Governor. The former top cop is credited […]

‘Track II’ again: India, Pak activists engage in dialogue

‘Track II’ again: India, Pak activists engage in dialogue

Islamabad: Civil society activists from India and Pakistan participated in a two-day Track-II dialogue held here to resolve differences between the two hostile nations, the first such interaction after the February 14 Pulwama attack that brought the two countries to the brink of war. The dialogue, titled ‘Beyond Politics and Polemics: New Beginning on a […]

KCCI concerned our downslide in inbound tourism

KCCI concerned our downslide in inbound tourism

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Friday said that our state despite having huge tourism potential has been lagging far behind to push inbound tourist inflow a it is witnessing a significant downslide as compared to other states. In a statement issued here president Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad the State of Jammu and […]

Kashmir a ‘dispute’ that only dialogue can resolve: Farooq Abdullah

Kashmir a ‘dispute’ that only dialogue can resolve: Farooq Abdullah

SRINAGAR: Kashmir is a “dispute” between India and Pakistan which can only be resolved through dialogue and not through military might, National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah on Thursday said. Addressing workers at Hazratbal on the occasion of the 19th death anniversary of his mother, Begum Akbar Jehan, the Lok Sabha member from Srinagar said, “Kashmir […]

BBA students at Magam college protest staff shortage

BBA students at Magam college protest staff shortage

BUDGAM: Scores of BBA students from Government Degree College Magam staged a protest Tuesday in Magam town here alleging non-availability of staff and space at the college. The third semester students pursuing Bachelors of Business Administration assembled first in the college lawn and took out a protest march to the town. The students alleged shortage […]

No headway on Sadhna top tunnel, Karnah residents go on hunger strike

No headway on Sadhna top tunnel, Karnah residents go on hunger strike

KUPWARA: Residents of Karnah, assembled under the banner of Tunnel Coordination Committee Karnah, began a three day-hunger strike from Tuesday to protest government failure to construct a tunnel at Nastchan Gali (Sadna Top) on Kupwara-Karnah road. President tunnel coordination committee Wali Mohammad Qurashi told Kashmir Reader that the committee in its meeting on Monday decided […]

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