Aseemanand, 3 others acquitted in Samjhauta blast case

Aseemanand, 3 others acquitted in Samjhauta blast case

Panchkula (Har): A special court here Wednesday acquitted Swami Aseemanand and three others in the Samjhauta train blast case that left 68 people, mostly Pakistanis, dead in 2007. The verdict came after NIA special judge Jagdeep Singh dismissed the plea filed by a Pakistani woman for examining eyewitnesses from her country, saying it was devoid […]

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 […]

Army holds meet with JK SIDCO management to sensitise them on security issues

Army holds meet with JK SIDCO management to sensitise them on security issues

SRIN AGAR: The Army Tuesday held a meeting with management of the Jammu and Kashmir State Industrial Development Corporation and factory owners of Lassipora industrial estate in Pulwama district to sensitise them on various security issues including presence of foreigners posed as labourers there. “In continuation of relentless efforts to establish peace and building a […]

Northern Army commander visits forward posts at Siachen

Northern Army commander visits forward posts at Siachen

Srinagar: Chief of Northern Command, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, visited forward posts on the Siachen glacier Wednesday to review operational preparedness in the sector. He was accompanied by Lt Gen YK Joshi, General Officer Commanding, Fire & Fury Corps. Singh interacted with troops deployed at the forwards posts and complimented them for their high morale. […]

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 […]

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 […]

BJP in danger, creating fear psychosis: Farooq

BJP in danger, creating fear psychosis: Farooq

JAMMU: National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah has blamed the BJP for “creating fear psychosis” across India by crying hoarse over the “nation being in danger”. Paying tributes to Guru Nabba Dass ji at a congregation here, he underscored the crucial need of social justice and avenues of progress for all, irrespective of religion, caste […]

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