Another leader quits PDP: Uri’s Raja Ajaz

Another leader quits PDP: Uri’s Raja Ajaz

BARAMULLA: After Imran Raza Ansari, Abid Ansari and Mohammad Abbas Wani, now another senior leader of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Raja Ajaz Ali Khan, the party’s chief in Uri, resigned from basic membership of the PDP on Thursday. Talking to reporters at his residence at Pehlipora in Uri, Khan said that he had sent his […]

Another blow to Mehbooba: Haseeb Drabu quits party

Another blow to Mehbooba: Haseeb Drabu quits party

Srinagar: In a setback to the PDP, its senior leader and former finance minister Haseeb Drabu on Thursday announced he was resigning from the party. It is not known yet whether his resignation has been accepted by PDP president Mehbooba Mufti. In a letter addressed to Mehbooba Mufti, Drabu said he was not a “dissident” […]

Kathua rape and murder: Minor girl’s father withdraws lawyer

Kathua rape and murder: Minor girl’s father withdraws lawyer

PATHANKOT: The family of the eight-year-old girl who was raped and murdered in Kathua this year in January has removed lawyer Deepika Rajawat as their advocate on record, saying she seldom appeared for hearings in the case, officials informed Thursday. The plea was moved Wednesday by the family before the court of the District and […]

‘Guv’s revelations exposed ‘messy affairs’ during PDP-BJP rule’

‘Guv’s revelations exposed ‘messy affairs’ during PDP-BJP rule’

SRINAGAR: JKPCC chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir on Monday said the revelations made by Governor SP Malik has exposed the messy affairs which prevailed during the PDP-BJP regime leaving the state in the worst ever situation. In a statement, Mir demanded a high level probe into “each shady affairs” including in the insurance scam involving Anil […]

Panthers party demands CBI probe in PDP-BJP rule appointments

Panthers party demands CBI probe in PDP-BJP rule appointments

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) Sunday demanded a CBI probe into all appointments made during the previous PDP-BJP rule, claiming that “several thousand blue-eyed candidates” were appointed in government services in violation of rules. “Corrupt politicians in league with certain reckless officers had blown to smithereens all rules, regulations and procedure […]

NIA officer probing JK cases gets extension

NIA officer probing JK cases gets extension

New Delhi: Senior NIA officer G P Singh, probing militant funding cases in Jammu and Kashmir and in Northeastern region, was Monday given two years extension, according to an official order. Singh, a 1991 batch IPS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre, is working as Inspector General (Intelligence) in the National Investigation Agency (NIA). The Appointments Committee […]

PDP-BJP govt left state in ruins: Omar

PDP-BJP govt left state in ruins: Omar

‘Ladakh saw no development during previous regime’ SRINAGAR: National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah on Monday said the previous PDP-BJP government devastated Jammu and Kashmir and left it in ruins. Addressing party functionaries and workers at Turtuk and Bogdang, Leh, Omar Abdullah said the previous government did nothing to alleviate the suffering of the people […]

SC stays bail to businessman Watali

SC stays bail to businessman Watali

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed a Delhi High Court order that granted bail to Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali in a funding case. The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted the businessman bail and observed that nothing has been shown to suggest that his trade was “geared toward funding of terrorist […]

Delhi HC bails out Kashmiri businessman in ‘terror funding case’

Delhi HC bails out Kashmiri businessman in ‘terror funding case’

Srinagar: Zahoor Watali, a prominent Kashmiri businessman arrested by the federal investigation agency NIA in a “terror funding case”, was on Thursday granted bail by the Delhi High Court. The court held that “there are no reasonable grounds to form an opinion at this stage that the accusations against the appellant under the Unlawful Activities […]

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