Shah Faesal launches old wine in new bottle, labelled JKPM

Shah Faesal launches old wine in new bottle, labelled JKPM

SRINAGAR: On the inaugural day of his political party – the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM) – on Sunday, former bureaucrat Shah Faesal, who was claiming to give “new politics” to Jammu & Kashmir, said and promised only that which existing political parties have been saying and promising in the past 70 years. Faesal, […]

Emboldened BJP to contest all seats in Kashmir

Emboldened BJP to contest all seats in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The right-wing Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to contest from all the parliamentary constituencies in Jammu & Kashmir, a development that was unimaginable a decade ago. Government formation with the PDP post-2014 elections and a large number of seats won in the recently held Urban Local Bodies elections is what […]

No appointments under academic arrangement at Kashmir colleges due to elections

No appointments under academic arrangement at Kashmir colleges due to elections

Srinagar: Citing the Model Code of Conduct, which came into effect in the state recently after the notification of parliamentary elections, the Higher Education Department on Sunday said it cannot hire teachers at Kashmir colleges under the annual academic arrangement now and is instead mulling “alternatives” to continue academic work. Secretary Higher Education Talat Parvez […]

PDP workers ‘real Mujahideen’, says Mehbooba Mufti

PDP workers ‘real Mujahideen’, says Mehbooba Mufti

SRINAGAR: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday called her party workers the “real Mujahideen”. Addressing PDP workers at the TRC ground in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, Mufti said, “You don’t hold stones or guns in your hands and yet you have provided relief to the people like no one could in the […]

String of killings in south Kashmir after Lok Sabha polls announced

String of killings in south Kashmir after Lok Sabha polls announced

Anantnag: Days after the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced Lok Sabha polls, including in Jammu and Kashmir, there has been a sudden uptick in killings by unidentified gunmen in the volatile southern region of Kashmir valley. As many as three persons have been killed in the last four days and one – a block […]

Woman SPO shot in the face in Shopian

Woman SPO shot in the face in Shopian

SHOPIAN: A female special police officer (SPO) was shot dead by unknown gunmen at Vehil village in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday. A police official said that about three unknown gunmen barged into the house of a female SPO named Khusboo Jan, daughter of Manzoor Ahmad, and fired upon her, causing serious injuries. He […]

Launch of Shah Faesal’s party today with rally in Srinagar

Launch of Shah Faesal’s party today with rally in Srinagar

Srinagar: Former IAS officer Shah Faesal will be launching his political party, Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement, in Srinagar on Sunday. He is organising a mega show of strength ahead of the Lok Sabha polls at Rajbagh Gindan park. A poster circulated on social media platforms showed Shah with a message, “Hawa Badlege” (Turn the […]

DC reviews status of preparedness for elections in Srinagar

DC reviews status of preparedness for elections in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: District Election Officer Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary on Saturday convened a meeting of nodal officers and AROs to review the latest status of preparedness for General Elections 2019 in the district. The meeting held extensive discussions on various aspects of preparations for the elections including district election and booth level management plans, transportation […]

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