After JeI, GoI bans Yasin Malik’s JKLF

After JeI, GoI bans Yasin Malik’s JKLF

New Delhi: The Yasin Malik-led Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) was banned on Friday for “promoting” secession of the militancy-hit state from the Union of India, officials said here. Banning the outfit under various provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act after a high-level meeting on security chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, officials said […]

Meghnad gives lesson from British history to seekers of independence

Meghnad gives lesson from British history to seekers of independence

Jammu: Delivering the first Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Memorial Lecture, Indian-born British politician and economist, Lord Meghnad Desai, on Monday said that in any movement for regional independence or autonomy, “opinion of majority people must be taken while rights of minority must not be forgotten”. “There is a lot to learn from the British experience in […]

Award an honour for people of Bihar: Nitish

Award an honour for people of Bihar: Nitish

Without mentioning Kashmir, says talks, not confrontation, can solve ‘issues’ Jammu: Accepting the first Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Award for ‘Probity in Politics and Public Life’, Bihar chief minister and BJP ally Nitish Kumar on Monday said that talks, not confrontation, can solve the Kashmir issue. He praised the late Mufti Sayeed as a man who […]

PDP standing between huge storm and Kashmir: Mehbooba

PDP standing between huge storm and Kashmir: Mehbooba

Bijbehara: Addressing a gathering of several hundred party workers at Dara-Shikoh garden in Bijbehara, where her father lies buried, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Sunday that her Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was standing in the way of a “huge storm” that looms over Kashmir. “I don’t know whether people here in Kashmir realize this […]

On father’s anniversary: CM goes on inauguration spree

On father’s anniversary: CM goes on inauguration spree

Foundation laid to Rs 100 crore mini secretariat at Batamaloo, Rs 30 cr worth facilities started at SKIMS, Rajbagh bridge thrown open SRINAGAR: To mark the second death anniversary of former chief minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, the state government on Sunday kickstarted several developmental and welfare projects in the State. Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti laid […]

Tributes paid to Mufti Sayeed on his 2nd anniversary

Tributes paid to Mufti Sayeed on his 2nd anniversary

Guv, Dy CM remember him as astute administrator Jammu: Governor N N Vohra and Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh Sunday paid tributes to former chief minister and ruling PDP founder Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on his second death anniversary. The governor, in his message, said Sayeed was a far sighted political leader and an astute administrator […]

He was a statesman, ambassador of peace: Zulfikar

He was a statesman, ambassador of peace: Zulfikar

JAMMU: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs & Tribal Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfikar Ali termed Mufti Mohammad Sayeed as a statesman of the century and ambassador of Peace. While paying rich tributes to Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on his 2nd death anniversary at a commemoration function here at Gandhi Nagar Jammu, Chowdhary Zulfikar Ali said a […]

Mufti memorial lecture and award to commemorate anniversary

Mufti memorial lecture and award to commemorate anniversary

Meghnad Desai to deliver lecture, Nitish Kumar to get award Jammu: India-born UK politician and eminent economist Lord Meghnad Desai will deliver the first Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Memorial Lecture instituted by the government to honour the former chief minister, while an award instituted in his name will be conferred on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. […]

Governor pays tribute

Governor pays tribute

Says Mufti was astute admin JAMMU: Governor N N Vohra on Saturday paid tribute to Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, former Chief Minister of J&K, on his second death anniversary. In his message, the Governor described Sayeed as a far sighted political leader and an astute administrator who, during his two tenures as Chief Minister, who remained […]

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