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BJP’s anti-Muslim posturing exposed: NC

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Saturday condemned the recent statement of a BJP functionary wherein he had asked voters to cast their ballot in favor of PM Modi if they want to “destroy Muslims”, saying that such horrible assertion is reflective of BJP’s aversion for Muslims. In a statement ...

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BJP writes to EC demands FIR against Cong leaders for alleged MCC violation

Jammu and Kashmir BJP unit Friday filed a complaint with the Election Commission against Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Vikramaditya Singh and Waqar Rasool for violation of model code of conduct on the day of voting in Udhampur Lok Sabha seat. The BJP took strong note of an audio clip ...

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Police arrest 2 burglars in Kathua, recover stolen ornaments worth Rs 2.5 lakh

Police arrested two burglars on Friday and recovered stolen ornaments worth Rs 2.5 lakh in Katha’s Billawar area. The arrested were identified as Shakoor Ahmed, son of Mohd Ayub and resident of Malhar Morha Nelhew and Tara Chand son of Indru Ram and resident of Malti Billawar. The officials said ...

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After two-day NIA questioning, Yasin Khan returning home

After being questioned for two consecutive days at National Investigation Agency (NIA), Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) chairman and Kashmir Traders Manufacturing Federation (KTMF) president, Muhammad Yasin Khan is returning home today.Khan was questioned for the second time since September last year by NIA in an alleged funding case. Khan is returning ...

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My security in Srinagar withdrawn before polling, restored after polling: Haq Khan

Former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) minister and incumbent General Secretary Abdul Haq Khan on Friday said that his security was withdrawn in Srinagar before the commencement of Lok Sabha elections and has been interestingly restored after the polling in Baramulla-Kupwara-Bandipora Lok Sabha constituency. Abdul Haq Khan said that security was ...

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ECI revises poll timing for Anantnag PC

The Election Commission of India (ECI) Friday revised the poll timings for Anantnag parliamentary constituency which is going to polls in three phases from April 23, 2019. In a notification issued by ECI, the polling time in all the polling stations for the Anantnag parliamentary constituency has been fixed from ...

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GoI undid Vajpayee’s humanitarian initiative: Mirwaiz

Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said by suspending the cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade, New Delhi had lost whatever was achieved with Islamabad since the time of Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.Addressing Friday congregational prayers at Jamia Masjid Srinagar, the Mirwaiz highlighted the low voter turnout ...

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Litigations challenging highway ban politically motivated: Govt tells HC

The state government Friday informed the High Court that the litigations challenging biweekly ban on civilian traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway are not public interest litigations but “politically motivated litigations.” The counsel representing State government, Additional Advocate General, B A Dar informed the court that there was absolutely no “ban” and ...

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India couldn’t suppress voice of Kashmiris: Pak FM

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has criticised India for using force against the people of Kashmir, saying that India could not “suppress the voice of Kashmiris” by deploying a large number of troops in the valley, reported Dawn on Saturday.He said Pakistan and India could not afford war because ...

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IS attacks kill 27 Syria pro-regime troops in 48 hours: monitor

Attacks by Islamic State group fighters deep in the Syrian Desert killed 27 Damascus troops and allied fighters over the past 48 hours, a monitoring group said on Saturday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the dead included four senior Syrian army officer. The Amaq propaganda arm of ...

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