Assembly elections: Shah Faesal to contest from Lolab

Assembly elections: Shah Faesal to contest from Lolab

Srinagar: Former IAS officer Shah Faesal, who launched Jammu and Kashmir Peoples’ Movement (JKPM) earlier this month, on Monday announced to contest the assembly elections, expected in next two months, from Lolab constituency. “God willing, I will contest from Lolab. People are yearning for change and they are confident about the change taking place,” he said […]

Ban on JKLF, raids on its activists highly undemocratic: Hurriyat (M)

Ban on JKLF, raids on its activists highly undemocratic: Hurriyat (M)

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) strongly condemned the mass crackdown and arrest of resistance leaders and activists, booking them under draconian PSA and shifting them to outside jails, terming it as a sheer political vendetta and totalitarian. Hurriyat said that the ban imposed on JKLF is totally undemocratic and authoritarian in nature and now raids are […]

Srinagar police arrests a bootlegger

Srinagar police arrests a bootlegger

Srinagar: Police in Srinagar arrested a bootlegger during a naka checking and recovered illicit liquor from his possession. A police party led by SHO Pantha Chowk intercepted an Alto 800 car bearing Reg. No. JK03E 2534 during a naka checking at Pantha Chowk. During search, bottles of illicit liquor was recovered from the possession of Manzoor […]

Ensure basic amenities at polling stations: Div Com to DCs

Ensure basic amenities at polling stations: Div Com to DCs

SRINAGAR: The Divisional Commoner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed all Deputy Commissioners of the valley to ensure uninterrupted water, electricity, road network, transport arrangements and other basic amenities at polling stations of the Kashmir Division. The Divisional Commissioner made these directions while reviewing the arrangements for the upcoming Parliamentary elections-2019 across the valley. All […]

Police traces 3 missing Handwara boys from Srinagar

Police traces 3 missing Handwara boys from Srinagar

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday traced three boys, who were reported missing from Handwara in frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara, in the summer capital, Srinagar. A police official said that on Sunday a report was lodged at Police Station Vilgam, stating that three boys from the neighbouring village of Dohama were missing. A […]

Every political event in India brings worries for helpless Kashmiris: Geelani

Every political event in India brings worries for helpless Kashmiris: Geelani

Srinagar:  Expressing concern over the continued crackdown on pro-freedom leaders, their relatives, activists and particularly youth, Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani said that the rhetoric of India being world’s largest democracy is “mere hoax and deceit as its highhandedness and brutality, aggressive military and coercive measures have tarnished every fabric of democratic norm”, […]

NC president Farooq Abdullah files nomination papers for Srinagar LS seat

NC president Farooq Abdullah files nomination papers for Srinagar LS seat

Srinagar: National Conference (NC) president Dr Farooq Abdullah on Monday filed his nomination papers for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in Srinagar Parliamentary constituency. Dr Abdullah, who is the sitting MP from Srinagar Lok Sabha Seat, filed his nomination papers at the office of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar on Monday. A NC spokesperson said that […]