Farooq sets alarm bells ringing as fear prevails

Farooq sets alarm bells ringing as fear prevails

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Jan 10: A day after Jammu and Kashmir Police Chief S P Vaid said that security agencies cannot provide security to all the Panchayat poll contestants, the National Conference President and former Chief Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah expressed concern over what he called “deteriorating security scenario” in Kashmir. Interacting with party workers […]

Panchayat polls ‘challenge’ for security agencies

Panchayat polls ‘challenge’ for security agencies

  Special Correspondent Srinagar, Jan 9: Forthcoming Panchayat polls slated for February 15, 2018, pose a big challenge for the security agencies as the contestants may find it difficult to move around in volatile areas for campaigning in wake of the poll boycott call given by the separatists and threats being issued by the militant […]

‘Congress playing politics over Kashmir’

‘Congress playing politics over Kashmir’

  Special Correspondent Srinagar, Jan 8: Senior Congress leaders P Chidambaram slamming the Kashmir policy of the BJP led NDA government has drawn flak as stakeholders want the Congress to answer that despite ruling the country from 2004 to 2014 why didn’t it take any serious steps to resolve the Kashmir imbroglio. The former home […]

Criminals loot job seekers, Police tighten noose

Criminals loot job seekers, Police tighten noose

  Special Correspondent Srinagar, Jan 5: A few criminals are looting gullible youth by promising them government jobs. During the past few days Police have busted two fake job rackets one in Kashmir and another in Jammu. Two days ago police busted a fake job racket in Ganderbal district and arrested three persons who were […]

Another controversy, banking job haram or halal?

Another controversy, banking job haram or halal?

  Special Correspondent Srinagar, Jan 4: The fatwa issued by Islamic seminary Darl-ul-Uloom Deoband asking Muslims to avoid families that raise ‘haram’ (illegitimate) money earned from a banking job and instead look for a “pious” family while considering marriage proposals could snowball into a major controversy. An expert while talking to Precious Kashmir said, “The […]

Would Pakistan survive without US aid?

Would Pakistan survive without US aid?

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Jan 3: President of the United States Donald Trump blocking US aid to Pakistan is a major setback for the neighboring country. The US Permanent Representative Nikki Haley on Wednesday said that President Trump would go all out to cut off aid to Pakistan if it continues to back militants. “The President […]

Would Indo-Pak NSAs meet break the ice?

Would Indo-Pak NSAs meet break the ice?

  AFAQ BHAT Srinagar, Jan 1: Amid hostilities, back channel talks between India and Pakistan are still on at the highest level. According to media reports the National Security Advisors of India and Pakistan Ajit Doval and Nasir Khan Januja met in Bangkok last month and discussed situation in Kashmir and the border issues, media […]

Forthcoming Assembly Session: NC, Cong to corner govt over corruption, gag order

Forthcoming Assembly Session: NC, Cong to corner govt over corruption, gag order

Special Correspondent Srinagar, Dec 29: Forthcoming assembly session is set to be stormy as the opposition parties intend to corner the government over the issue of corruption and the recent order asking its employees to refrain from taking to social media. Sources told Precious Kashmir that National Conference and Congress have asked their party leaders […]