Won’t support PDP to form the government: Omar Abdullah

Won’t support PDP to form the government: Omar Abdullah

  Srinagar: National Conference Vice president Omar Abdullah has ruled out any support for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) pulled out of the ruling alliance. Addressing a presser in Srinagar after meeting Governor NN Vohra, Omar said that NC was not approached by anyone, nor would it offer support to […]

A day after the murder of Shujaat Bukhari: Press Colony Srinagar witnesses haunting silence, no gossip, no discussion, only sullen faces

A day after the murder of Shujaat Bukhari: Press Colony Srinagar witnesses haunting silence, no gossip, no discussion, only sullen faces

Srinagar: On June 14, just as the sun was beginning to set, Kashmir’s press enclave witnessed gory scenes. Three men were brutally assassinated by unknown gunmen who indiscriminately fired upon their targets. The most prominent victim was Shujaat Bukhari, a stalwart supporter of Kashmiri Journalism. Standing out always because of his tall physical stature, he […]

Two males sodomise minor boys of four and six years old 

Two males sodomise minor boys of four and six years old 

 Srinagar: In a shocking incident, two boys aged between 11 and 12 years sodomised two minor boys of age four and six in old city’s Tujgari Mohalla. According to the locals, the two little boys belonging to Sheikh Colony of Tujgari Mohalla had gone to pluck apricots from the nearby Haribat fort when they were way […]

The preacher of hate

The preacher of hate

  Srinagar: A glance through controversial Sushil Pandit’s Twitter timeline brings out shocking revelations- he harbours ‘anger’ and ‘hate’against Kashmiris, Muslims and Islam. And he does not feel ashamed about it. On his Twitter profile, Pandit introduces himself to the world as a “Kashmiri Hindu” who is allegedly “exiled, in my own country!” In his […]

Exclusive: Sameer Malla, blue eyed boy of Major Gogoi

Exclusive: Sameer Malla, blue eyed boy of Major Gogoi

There is much more to the controversial story of Major Leetul Gogoi and the Budgam girl. It was Sameer Malla- a local army man who transported the Major to the Srinagar hotel in his private car. Known throughout the area as the Major’s “blue eyed boy,” Malla would accompany the army officer even during his […]

Flyover controversy: “If we have violated the contract, why is ERA not taking legal action against us?”  

Flyover controversy: “If we have violated the contract, why is ERA not taking legal action against us?”  

Simplex Infrastructure, the company constructing the Rambagh- Jehangir Chowk flyover, says that if they were responsible for stopping the work on the flyover unilaterally, why was the Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) not taking legal action against them? When asked if the ERA was shifting the blame onto the company for stopping the work because of […]