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Article 35 A Row: KCSDS, Jamaat, KCCI support JRL strike call.

Kashmir Centre for Social and Development Studies (KCSDS)  has warned BJP led NDA government to desist from experimenting with the idea of changing the demography and geography of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement a spokesperson of KCSDS said that meeting of the civil society group was ...

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No specific link between ISJK and groups operating in Iraq, Syria: Minister.

A Union minister on Tuesday told Lok Sabha that no specific connection has surfaced between militants belonging to the Islamic State of Jammu & Kashmir (ISJK), an outfit influenced by ISIS ideology, and the groups operating in Iraq and Syria. “It has been reported that seven local youths have joined ...

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Kargil committee only a delaying tactic by the govt: PDP MLC.

PDP spokesman and MLC Nayeem Akhter on Tuesday alleged that the government has resorted to ‘delaying tactic’ by saying that they have formed a committee to give justice to Kargil residents who have been demonstrating against controversial Ladakh order for past four days. Akhter said that when the government decided ...

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Madhav for making BJP indispensable for government formation in J&K.

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Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary Ram Madhav on Tuesday asked the party workers to work hard for the upcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir so that BJP becomes indispensable for government formation. “After 2014 elections, we formed a coalition government by winning 25 seats from Jammu province. ...

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BSF, Pak Rangers hold commander level meeting.

Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers on Tuesday held a commander-level flag meeting at the International Border (IB) and vowed to maintain peace and tranquillity at the border. “A sector commander level meeting was held between BSF and Pakistan Rangers on international border in Suchetgarh area from 11.30 ...

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Adhere to set procedure to inspect judicial records: HC.

The Srinagar wing of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday said that the judicial records can be inspected only if the person willing to inspect them adheres to the set procedure. An order issued by the registrar judicial, Srinagar reads, “It is impressed upon all the concerned that ...

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Preparedness for rollout of PM-SYM pension scheme reviewed.

Commissioner secretary Labour and Employment department, Saurabh Bhagat, today reviewed the preparedness for the launch of Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan (PM-SYM) pension scheme in the State.The review meeting was among others attended by Yash Paul Suman, Director Employment, Bashir Ahmad Khan, Labour Commissioner. The commissioner secretary asked the implementing agencies ...

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DGP grants in-situ promotion to 41 personnel.

Director General of Police, Dilbagh Singh, Tuesday granted in-situ promotion to 41 police personnel. The personnel who have been granted in-situ promotion include two deputy superintendents of police, 24 inspectors and 15 sub-inspectors. Earlier, the DPC was conducted in accordance to police headquarters directions, the order states. The officers who ...

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Over 1,400 Kashmir-bound trucks cross Jawahar Tunnel as one-way traffic continues on Srinagar-Jammu highway.

The Jammu-Srinagar highway that was restored for one-way traffic has already allowed over 1,400 vehicles to cross the Jawahar Tunnel and reach the Kashmir Valley, a traffic official said on Wednesday. The strategic highway was restored for one-way traffic on Tuesday after seven days following avalanches and landslides. Since Tuesday ...

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Civil society, religious groups in Jammu help stranded passengers.

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Some civil society and religious groups in Jammu have come to the rescue of thousands of Kashmiri people stranded in the winter capital for days owing to closure of the Srinagar-Jammu highway. Most of the stranded passengers were accommodated in a madrassa in Bathindi area, while many were given shelter ...

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