Naeem Akhar sends legal notice to Abid Ansari for issuing malicious statements

Naeem Akhar sends legal notice to Abid Ansari for issuing malicious statements

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party senior leader and former minister Naeem Akhtar on Tuesday sent a legal notice to PDP MLA Abid Ansari for the statements in which he has made “baseless” allegations of corruption against him. “You (Abid Ansari) have clearly mentioned the name of my client (Naeem Akhtar) in your statement to a local news agency […]

Ram Madhav meets Governor

Ram Madhav meets Governor

SRINAGAR: Ram Madhav, National General Secretary, BJP, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Madhav discussed with Governor several matters relating to ensuring equitable development in the State and shared his Party’s views about upcoming elections to Urban Local Bodies and Panchayats in the State. Governor and Madhav discussed about the […]

Union Ministry of Rural Development presents 2 national awards to JK

Union Ministry of Rural Development presents 2 national awards to JK

NEW DELHI: Recognizing the impressive implementation of the Umeed Scheme in Jammu and Kashmir, the Union Ministry for Rural Development has awarded J&K’s Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Department for making pioneering efforts in institution building and capacity building in the State through the pioneering scheme. Pertinently, Umeed has made substantial progress in promoting and mobilizing […]

SC refuses to interfere with J&K Govt for appointing acting DGP

SC refuses to interfere with J&K Govt for appointing acting DGP

SRINAGAR:  The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to interfere with the Jammu and Kashmir government appointing an acting director general of police (DGP). A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud issued notice and sought a reply from the Centre. The state government on September 6 appointed Dilbagh Singh as acting […]

Barkati’s daughter appeals people of South Kashmir to observe shutdown on Sep 18

Barkati’s daughter appeals people of South Kashmir to observe shutdown on Sep 18

Srinagar: The family members and relatives of Sarjan Barkati will hold a protest demonstration demanding his immediate release. In a statement to CNS news agency, the daughter of incarcerated leader, Sagrah Barkati appealed people of South Kashmir to observe a complete shutdown on September 18. “We are living from hand to mouth since our sole bread earner […]

Geelani welcomes Michel Bachelet’s statement

Geelani welcomes Michel Bachelet’s statement

Srinagar): Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani welcomed the United Nations Human Rights High Commissioner Michel Bachelet’s remarks on poor performance of India, with reference to protection of human rights in Jammu and Kashmir. Expressing hope that the newly appointed High Commissioner for UN Human Rights Commission shall endeavour to fulfill the obligations of […]

Hurriyat (M) welcomes UN human rights council chief’s statement

Hurriyat (M) welcomes UN human rights council chief’s statement

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) has welcomed the statement of UN human rights council Michelle Bachelet wherein she has reprimanded the Government of India for not acting on the crucial UN report regarding the grave human rights abuses and violations in Jammu and Kashmir. Hurriyat (M) spokesman in a statement issued here said that Kashmir is […]

JKPCC to take final call over participation of Panchayat, Municipal polls on tomorrow

JKPCC to take final call over participation of Panchayat, Municipal polls on tomorrow

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) has decided to take a final call over the participation in the Panchayat and Municipal elections on Wednesday. The party’s state Vice president, G N Monga told KNS news agency that they will be taking the final call over their participation in the Panchayat and Municipal elections tomorrow. […]

3-yr-old girl dies of accidental fire in Kathua’s Billawar

3-yr-old girl dies of accidental fire in Kathua’s Billawar

Jammu: A minor girl on Tuesday died in a hospital here after she got critically injured due to an accidental fire in Billawar tehsil of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir. “A girl Gunjan Thakur, (3), late Monday night suffered critical injury when the licensed weapon she was fiddling with went off accidentally in Billawar,” a family member said […]

Militants lob grenades at Army camp in Sopore

Militants lob grenades at Army camp in Sopore

Srinagar: Militants lobbed two grenades at an Army camp in the apple township of Sopore in north Kashmir district of Baramulla on Tuesday. Official sources said that militants fired two rifle grenades towards the camp of 22 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) in Sopore. However, they said the grenades missed the target and exploded outside the camp. They […]