KEA warns New Delhi against fiddling with Article 370, Article-35A

KEA warns New Delhi against fiddling with Article 370, Article-35A

Srinagar: Cautioning BJP led government of serious consequences over fiddling with Article 370 and Article-35A, the Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) on Wednesday said New Delhi was treading path of East India Company (EIC) by ‘exploiting and looting’ natural resources in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. GNS news agency reports said that dozens of members of KEA, an […]

Police crackdown on separatists, arrests dozens of second line of leaders

Police crackdown on separatists, arrests dozens of second line of leaders

Srinagar: Government on Wednesday in a major crackdown arrested dozens of second line separatists leaders ahead of upcoming municipal and panchayat elections, the elections are boycotted for the first time by two largest regional political parties including National Conference and PDP. Top sources while disclosing this to KNS revealed that dozens of the second line […]

NC expels 8 workers for anti-party activities

NC expels 8 workers for anti-party activities

JAMMU: National Conference on Wednesday expelled eight workers of its various wings in the Jammu region for anti party activities. According to a statement issued here, NC Spokesperson Madan Mantoo, those expelled include Mr Ayub Malik, Mr Ashwani Charak, Kuldeep Gai, Ashok Singh Manhas, S. Sucha Singh ( DC), Subash Bhagat, Mrs Rekha Manhas and […]

Govt orders substantial hike in remuneration of SPOs

Govt orders substantial hike in remuneration of SPOs

SRINAGAR: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs today approved a substantial hike in the honorarium of SPOs in Jammu and Kashmir. “The proposal of the State Government regarding the enhancement of monthly remuneration of the SPOs of J&K has been considered by this Ministry,” said a communication from MHA addressed to the State Chief Secretary BVR […]

PM holds 29th PRAGATI video-conference with Chief Secretaries

PM holds 29th PRAGATI video-conference with Chief Secretaries

SRINAGAR:  Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today chaired his 29th interaction through PRAGATI with Union Secretaries of various Ministries and Chief Secretaries of States. Chief Secretary, J&K, Shri B V R Subrahmanyam also participated in the video conference. The Prime Minister reviewed the progress in resolution of grievances related to the telecommunications sector. He was briefed […]

Govt to implement 7th pay commission for SSA teachers: Advisor Ganai

Govt to implement 7th pay commission for SSA teachers: Advisor Ganai

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today announced that Government is going to sanction implementation of seventh pay commission in favour of Sarva Shikha Abiyan (SSA) Teachers on the directions of the Governor Satya Pal Malik.           Addressing the gathering of protesting teachers here at Pratap Park, the Advisor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai said that Governor […]

Cancellation of Indo-Pak meeting unfortunate: NC

Cancellation of Indo-Pak meeting unfortunate: NC

Srinagar: The National conference today said that an atmosphere of skepticism and hopelessness surrounds the valley and until and unless India and Pakistan sincerely take bold initiatives and restore the faith in the institution of dialogue, things will become even more complex. While speaking with diplomats from the German Embassy, Bastian Weber, Second Secretary Political Affairs […]

Four Hajin youth booked under PSA, Shifted to Jammu jails 

Four Hajin youth booked under PSA, Shifted to Jammu jails 

Bandipora: At least four youth have been booked by Bandipora police and civil administration under Public Safety Act and shifted to different Jammu jails. The youth according to police had been arrested a month ago on charges of stone-pelting. All the four youth are from restive Hajin town of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district who have been […]

Internet ban in South Kashmir stifles students and businessmen 

Internet ban in South Kashmir stifles students and businessmen 

Pulwama: Authorities ‘harsh’ decision to suspend internet service in South Kashmir has been disrupting work and study for entrepreneurs, educationists, and students badly. To prevent cops mostly SPO’s from uploading resignation videos on social media, the government has blocked internet services in south Kashmir. The worst-hit are Pulwama, Shopian and Kulgam districts. The traders said they […]

Decision to waive off stamp duty on properties owned by women show encouraging results, Mehbooba

Decision to waive off stamp duty on properties owned by women show encouraging results, Mehbooba

Srinagar: Expressing happiness that the decision taken by her government to waive off stamp duty on properties owned by women in the Jammu and Kashmir, former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti said it is now showing encouraging results. However, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba said its impact cannot be measured immediately but the fact […]

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