MJ Akbar defamation case: Next hearing on October 31

MJ Akbar defamation case: Next hearing on October 31

New Delhi, Oct 18: The Patiala House court on Thursday took cognisance of MJ Akbar’s defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani, who has accused him of sexual misconduct around 20 years ago. The court fixed October 31 for the next hearing. Additional chief metropolitan magistrate Samar Vishal considered the submissions of senior advocate Geeta Luthra, […]

DC Baramulla for timely digitization of Land Revenue Records

DC Baramulla for timely digitization of Land Revenue Records

Baramulla, Oct 18: Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash today convened a meeting of revenue officers here to review the implementation of Digital India Land Records modernization programme and other revenue matters. Regional Director Land Records North Kashmir Mohammad Ashraf Bhat, Director Planning Baramulla, AG Malik, ADC Baramulla, Farooq Ahmad Baba ADC Sopore, Ashiq […]

‘India needs to be self-reliant in defence production’

New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat Thursday said India cannot be assured about its security without becoming self-reliant in defence production, while underlining that the country should purchase defence equipment from international market on its own terms. Bhagwat was delivering his annual Vijyadashmi speech at the RSS headquarters in Nagpur. The Sangh was […]

One dead as truck hits New Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express in MP

One dead as truck hits New Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express in MP

Jhabua, Oct 18: Passengers of the New Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express had a narrow escape on Thursday when a speeding truck rammed into it, resulting in derailment of two of its coaches at a railway crossing in Madhya Pradesh’s Jhabua district, officials said. The truck driver died on the spot in the accident but no casualty […]

Thrashing journalists very unfortunate, condemnable: Congress

Thrashing journalists very unfortunate, condemnable: Congress

Srinagar, Oct 18: The J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) has strongly condemned the thrashing of journalists at encounter site in Fateh Kadal area of Srinagar describing the incident as an attack on freedom of the press. The party also demanded action against the forces personnel responsible, urging upon the authorities to take serious note of […]

PDP demands action against guilty cops

PDP demands action against guilty cops

Srinagar, Oct 18: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday condemned the widespread attack on the media persons in Srinagar while discharging their professional duties. In a statement issued here, PDP Srinagar District President and MLC Mohammad Khurshid Alam stated that these attacks are in actual being carried on the freedom of the press and the […]

Hakeem Yaseen condemns thrashing of journalist

Srinagar, Oct 17: Chairman PDF and MLA Khansahib Hakeem Yaseen has strongly condemned thrashing of journalists by security forces at the gun fight site at Fateh Kadal in Srinagar on Wednesday, when they were performing their legitimate duty. In a statement, Hakeem Yaseen has urged the Governor administration to ensure protection to journalists while discharging […]

JKPA demands an impartial probe

Srinagar, Oct 18: Jammu Kashmir Press Association (JKPA) has condemned assault on Journalists and Photojournalists at Fateh Kadal, where they had gone to cover the happenings at the encounter site. According to reports, a large number of reporters and photojournalists had rushed to the scene of encounter site in the heart of the City of […]