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Any move to tamper Art 35-A will be fought tooth and nail: Qayoom Wani.

An emergency meeting of Employees Joint Action Committee was held at Srinagar under the chair of Ab. Qayoom Wani Senior Leader JCC President EJAC. In the meeting all the leaders of Employees Joint Action Committee in one voice said that Employees are a part and parcel of the society and ...

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Imran Khan takes oath as 22nd Pakistani PM.

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Saturday took oath as Pakistan’s 22nd Prime Minister, three weeks after his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party won the highest number of seats in the general election. Khan, who outvoted opposition and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Shahbaz Sharif in the Prime Minister’s election on Friday, was ...

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Article 35 A question of our existence: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.

Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday linked Article 35 A with the existence of every citizen of J&K and called for revival of local area committees across the State for mass mobilisation of people if the law guaranteeing special rights to people of the state is revoked. Mirwaiz ...

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Kashmiri prisoners penalised for contrary political views: Yasin Malik.

Expressing serious concern over the plight of Kashmiri prisoners lodged in various prisons in and outside the State prisons, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik Friday said that Kashmiri inmates are being punished only for having contrary political views. He also said that people of J&K ...

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Among the pleas in SC to defend Article 35A is one filed by a Hindu, 2 Muslims from Rajouri.

Three men, one Hindu and two Muslims, from Kotranka, Rajouri have submitted an application in the Supreme Court seeking the intervention in the matter to seek the dismissal of a bunch of petitions challenging the Article 35A that protects state subject laws and special privileges granted to the permanent residents ...

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16 MLAs by her side, Mehbooba Mufti attends Vajpayee’s last rites.

At least 16 MLAs accompanied PDP President Mehbooba Mufti to New Delhi on Friday to attend former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s last rites, at a time when she is battling rebellion by some legislators who have claimed that a “silent majority” from within the party was supporting them. A ...

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CEO directs updation of Panchayat Electoral Roll-2018

The Election Authority under Panchayati Raj Act, 1989 (Chief Electoral Officer J&K) has initiated the process of Revision and Updation of Panchayat Electoral Roll-2018(w.r.t 01-01-2018) as qualifying date) as prescribed in the rules governing the conduct of Panchayat Elections. The Draft Panchayat Electoral Roll shall be published on 18th August, ...

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Hurriyat (G) leaders, activists hold demo at Hyderpora.

Hurriyat Conference (G) leaders and activists today held a protest demonstration  at Hyderpora  Chowk here against the assault on Article 53 A and miserable plight of Kashmiri political detainees lodged in various jails in and outside Valley.“Besides amalgam leaders and activists, hundreds of other people belonging to different walks of ...

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Kashmiri people and leadership ready to defend Article 35A at any cost: Mirwaiz.

Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said a mass agitation would be launched “forthwith” in case of an “adverse” ruling from the Supreme Court.Addressing the Friday congregation at historic Jama Masjid, Mirwaiz said that if any adverse decision comes from the Supreme Court of India on August 27, ...

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Protests to continue against tinkering with Article 35-A till Aug 27: JRL

Joint Resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik have asked the people to continue protest programmes against tinkering with Article 35-A till 27 August. It has been also conveyed to the people that efforts to reach out to all regions and sections of the state ...

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