KASHMIR

To protest unscheduled power cuts, Dadasara residents lock down local power receiving station

To protest unscheduled power cuts, Dadasara residents lock down local power receiving station

Srinagar: Scores of residents of South Kashmir’s Dadasara village in Tral area Friday locked down the local power receiving station in protest against unscheduled power cuts. Reports said that a the residents including women assembled around the local power receiving station and locked it down in protest. The residents chanted slogans against the Power department. […]

Invoking sedition law against Kanhaiya, others in JNU case is travesty of free speech: Shah Faesal

Invoking sedition law against Kanhaiya, others in JNU case is travesty of free speech: Shah Faesal

Srinagar: Former IAS officer Shah Faesal Wednesday said invoking sedition law against Kanhaiya Kumar and others in the JNU case was travesty of free speech. Nearly three years after former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) president Kumar and 9 others were accused of raising anti-India slogans, the Delhi police Monday charged them with sedition. “Invoking […]

Rasheed speaks to Guv, seeks unconditional release of Kashmiri political prisoners languishing in Tihar jail

Rasheed speaks to Guv, seeks unconditional release of Kashmiri political prisoners languishing in Tihar jail

Srinagar: Welcoming Governor Satpal Malik’s offer to Huriyat that it must talk directly to him over the issues pertaining to atrocities against civilians and other related issues, former Langate lawmaker Er. Rasheed has said that Malik should move a step further and facilitate certain genuine CBMs to prove his words. Rasheed today talked to Governor […]

JRL condemns filing of charge sheets against Kashmir students, terms it vote bank politics of the ruling dispensation

JRL condemns filing of charge sheets against Kashmir students, terms it vote bank politics of the ruling dispensation

Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has strongly denounced the sedition charges and filing of charge sheet in 2016 case by the Delhi Police against Kashmiri students pursuing studies at  Jawahar Lal Nehru University (JNU) in 2016  including Aqeeb Hussain, Mujeeb Hussain, Muneeb Hussain,Umair Gul, Rayees Rasool, Khalid Bashir, Basharat Ali said the charges will have […]

Tinkering with Special Status will set already strife-torn state into a veritable inferno: Mehbooba Mufti

Tinkering with Special Status will set already strife-torn state into a veritable inferno: Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has cautioned the government of India that any tinkering with the special status of Jammu and Kashmir could turn the already strife-torn state into a veritable inferno and will bring more violence, chaos, and destruction. Meeting scores of delegations in south Kashmir’s Anantnag […]

Three including two women injured in road accident in north Kashmir

Three including two women injured in road accident in north Kashmir

Srinagar: Three persons were injured after a passenger vehicle met an accident in Baramulla district of northern Kashmir on Tuesday. The injured include two women. Reports said that a taxi bearing registration number JK05D/0307 on way from Dangiwacha skidded off the road near Mandina area of Rafiabad. The three injured passengers have been identified as […]

Two JK Police Women Battalions with 2014 posts approved by SAC

Two JK Police Women Battalions with 2014 posts approved by SAC

JAMMU: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik accorded sanction to the raising of two women battalions of Jammu and Kashmir Police along with creation of 2014 posts of various ranks for these battalions. The posts include 2 posts of Commandants, 6 posts of Deputy […]