Transporters allege army harassing, snatching cabs in north Kashmir

Transporters allege army harassing, snatching cabs in north Kashmir

Sopore: Transporters, especially cab drivers, in northern Kashmir districts are alleging the army is harassing them and at times forcing them to handover their vehicles. The “continuous harassment” had created resentment among the transporters, who complain of highhandedness by army, especially in areas like Seelu, Sopore and Wadoora. “Although it has been prevalent since the […]

Senior PDP leader resigns from party

Senior PDP leader resigns from party

Srinagar: In another jolt for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), senior leader and former minister Javaid Mustafa Mir has resigned from the party. Mir, who represented the Chadoora assembly constituency in central Kashmir’s Budgam district for three successive terms from 2002, said the resignation was his “personal decision”. “I have resigned from the PDP. It is […]

Former PDP legislator Abbas joins PC

Former PDP legislator Abbas joins PC

Srinagar: Former PDP MLA from Tangmarg Mohammad Abbas Wani on Sunday formally joined Peoples Conference led by Sajad Lone here. Abbas is the fourth legislator of previous assembly to join the PC. He had defeated DPN chief Ghulam Hassan Mir in 2014 Assembly polls.

Farooq Abdullah pitches for elections in JK

Farooq Abdullah pitches for elections in JK

Srinagar: The National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said that governor’s rule is an autocratic rule and that there is no substitution to elected government. “National conference has been impressing on the incumbent administration to hold elections as soon as possible. We believe that an elected government would be able to deliver in a […]

PDP leaders Hussain, Basharat quit party to join National Conference

PDP leaders Hussain, Basharat quit party to join National Conference

Srinagar: Two more senior PDP leaders and former legislators, Peer Mohammad Hussain and Syed Basharat Bukhari, are set to join National Conference, sources told Kashmir Reader. The PDP expelled the duo from the party for “anti-party activities” soon after reports about their joining NC surfaced in the media. An NC functionary, requesting anonymity, confirmed to […]

PDP, NC levelling baseless allegations against Guv adminstration: BJP

PDP, NC levelling baseless allegations against Guv adminstration: BJP

Jammu: BJP Tuesday criticised People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and National Conference (NC) for levelling “base less allegations” against governor administration in Jammu and Kashmir. “Kashmir based so-called mainstream political parties, particularly PDP and NC, after miserably failing to convince people particularly of Kashmir on the poll boycott in civic bodies elections, have started criticising governor […]

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