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Opposition parties to boycott President’s parliament address tomorrow in solidarity with protesting farmers

Opposition parties to boycott President’s parliament address tomorrow in solidarity with protesting farmers

Srinagar, Jan 28:  The opposition political parties Thursday said that they would boycott the President’s address to both the Houses of Parliament on Friday in solidarity with the Indian farmers and reaffirming the collective demand for the repeal of the anti farmer laws. In a joint statement, the opposition parties condemned the violence on the […]

Poonch woman returns home from Pakistan after 4 months

Poonch woman returns home from Pakistan after 4 months

Poonch, Jan 28: A 40-year-old woman who had inadvertently crossed over to Pakistan Administered Kashmir returned home after four months on Thursday. The woman, Zareena Bi daughter of Qutaib Din Bhatti of Chella Dhangri in Mandi area of this mountainous district had crossed over to PaK on 23 September last year. “Today the (PaK) authorities […]

Struggle of Kashmir people not for Statehood but for restoration of Special Status: Soz

Struggle of Kashmir people not for Statehood but for restoration of Special Status: Soz

Srinagar, Jan 28: Prof. Saifuddin Soz, Former Union Minister Thursday reiterated that the struggle of the people of Kashmir is not for Statehood but for restoration of the Special Status enshrined under (now abrogated) Article 370 of the Constitution of India. “I want to reiterate my position on the prevailing political situation in Kashmir. What […]

Two teenage boys had a scuffle in lal bazaar, one critical

Two teenage boys had a scuffle in lal bazaar, one critical

Srinagar, Jan 28 : Two teenage boys were injured during a scuffle at Malbagh Ummer Colony in Lal Bazar area of Srinagar, officials said on Thursday. Official sources said that two teenage boys were injured during a scuffle late Wednesday evening in Lal Bazar area. “One among them is critical,” they said, adding that the […]

Prisons Department Resumes ‘Mulaqaat Facility’ in Jails Across J&K

Prisons Department Resumes ‘Mulaqaat Facility’ in Jails Across J&K

Srinagar/Jammu, Jan 28: Jammu and Kashmir, Prisons Department has announced restoration of ‘Mulaqaat Facility’ to the families with prisoners lodged in different jails. The ‘facility’ was earlier suspended in view of COVID-19 outbreak. An media handout states that the department concerned has decided to resume ‘mulaqat facility’ in jails, which as per the handout, was […]

Pension Not Ex-Gratia: HC, Holds 389 JKSRTC Workers Entitled To Retiral Benefits

Pension Not Ex-Gratia: HC, Holds 389 JKSRTC Workers Entitled To Retiral Benefits

Srinagar, Jan 27: Observing pension is not an ex-gratia but a payment for the past service rendered by an employee, Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday held entitled to retiral benefits 389 members of Jammu and Kashmir Road Transport Corporation Association. The petition was filed by the members comprising Sweepers, Helpers, Cleaners, Bus Washers, […]

System in which Waheed Parra placed his faith is going after him with a vengeance, Says Mehbooba

System in which Waheed Parra placed his faith is going after him with a vengeance, Says Mehbooba

Srinagar, Jan 27: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday said the arrest of her party”s youth wing president Waheed ur Rehman Para was emblematic of the situation of Kashmiri politicians who are being “persecuted” by New Delhi for not toeing its line. Para was arrested on November 25, 2020 in connection with the […]

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