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Several delegations call on Governor


A delegation of persons with disabilities led by Girdhari Lal Raina, MLC, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today. Raina apprised Governor about the various serious difficulties which are being faced by specially abled persons and requested that an effective mechanism should be put in place for issuing ...

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Statements of army, police chiefs our moral victory: Geelani


Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Monday termed the statements of the Army Chief General Bipin Rawat and State Police Chief S P Vaid as “open admission that India couldn’t break the resolve of Kashmiris by brute force.” General Bipin had said that neither forces nor militants will achieve ...

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Mirwaiz barred from chairing crucial meet: Hurriyat


Hurriyat Conference (M) Monday strongly denounced the continuous house detention of the chairman of the amalgam Mirwaiz Umar Farooq at his residence for over two weeks now. In statement issued here, the Hurriyat said that Mirwaiz’s Nigeen residence has been turned into a permanent sub-jail where heavy deployment of police ...

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J&K bearing brunt of hostility between India, Pakistan: PDP.


Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) general secretary MansoorHussain on Monday hailed the statement made by the Army chiefs of India and Pakistan over Kashmir. “The development a ray of hope for the end of insurmountable predicament of entire South Asia including Jammu and Kashmir,” Mansoor said in a statement. “The violence ...

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Tribunal’s order on ‘silence zone’ at Amarnath quashed by SC


The Supreme Court on Monday set aside an order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that declared a “silence zone” in front of the ice stalagmite resembling the “Shivalinga” at the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir. A bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Deepak Gupta stayed the ...

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Sack Lal Singh, Ganga: Ambika Soni to BJP


Congress general secretary and its Kashmir in-charge AmbikaSoni on Monday called the resignation of the two BJP ministers Chaudhary Lal Singh and Chander Prakash Ganga as an “eye wash” and demanded their expulsion from the party. “The two ministers have supported criminals and they should have been sacked from the ...

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Case won’t be shifted outside state: Law minister


Trial in the case of rape and murder of an eight-year-old child from Kathua won’t be shifted outside the state and is likely to be conducted in a Jammu court on fast track basis, government said Monday. “It (trial) will be held on fast track basis and within the state,” ...

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Tarigami appreciates statements of Indo-Pak army chiefs

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While appreciating the statements of army chiefs of India and Pakistan, CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami today said only time will tell how sincere the political leadership in both the countries is to backup the suggestion of their military commanders. In a statement issued , he ...

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Army man joins Hizbul Mujahideen: JK police officials

An Army man who had gone missing from south Kashmir earlier this month has joined the Hizbul Mujahideen terror group, police officials said on Monday.Idrees Mir, who was posted in the Army’s Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAKLI) unit, joined the group yesterday, a police official said. The official said Mir ...

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SC directs JK Govt to provide police protection to victim’s family, lawyers..


The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday directed the Jammu and Kashmir government to provide police protection to Kathua victim’s family members and their lawyers. Sharing details of today’s hearing, Former Secretary Supreme Court (SC) Bar Association, Advocate Ashok Arora told that the court directed the JK government to provide police ...

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