PDP’s declaration shocking, shameful: NC

PDP’s declaration shocking, shameful: NC

Srinagar, Mar 11: National Conference on Sunday said PDP’s “declaration” that Kashmir was not a political issue but a social issue was a shocking and shameful U-turn by the Party which, for years, sought support and votes primarily to help in the resolution of the political issue that has claimed thousands of lives and pushed […]

PDP issues showcase notice to Drabu

PDP issues showcase notice to Drabu

Srinagar, Mar 11: The disciplinary committee of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Finance Minister to explain the statement attributed to him on Kashmir issue. “The statement attributed to you about the nature of the problem of Jammu & Kashmir has been reported in the newspapers for last two days in which you are […]

Pained by violence, Sharma hopes for peaceful summer in Valley

Pained by violence, Sharma hopes for peaceful summer in Valley

New Delhi, Mar 11: Centre’s special envoy for talks on Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma Sunday said he was “pained” by the cycle of violence in the Valley but hopeful of a peaceful summer this year as many people, especially the youth, had assured him of working as peace ambassadors in the state. Ahead of his maiden […]

Mehbooba asks Rajnath to intervene in Kamran’s case

Mehbooba asks Rajnath to intervene in Kamran’s case

Srinagar, Mar 11: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday asked Home Minister Rajnath Singh to intervene into the issue of Kashmiri photojournalist Kamran Yousuf so that his life isn’t ruined. “Spoke to Home Minister @rajnathsingh ji to look into Kamran Yousuf’s case. I’ve requested him to intervene so that the life of a young budding […]

Shoe thrown at Nawaz Sharif in Lahore

Shoe thrown at Nawaz Sharif in Lahore

Lahore, Mar 11: A shoe was hurled at former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at an event here on Sunday, a day after ink was thrown on Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif. The incident occurred after Sharif arrived at Jamia Naeemia to address a ceremony marking the death anniversary of cleric Mufti Mohammad Hussain Naeemi, reports […]

MHA says security was under control in 2016, par panel rejects

MHA says security was under control in 2016, par panel rejects

New Delhi, Mar 11: A parliamentary panel has rejected the Home Ministry’s suggestion that the overall internal security scenario in the country was under control in 2016, saying Jammu and Kashmir remained on the boil throughout the year and there was a “huge upsurge” in number of infiltration attempts. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home […]

Gaps in Pak, B’desh borders to be plugged in 3-5 yrs: BSF DG

Gaps in Pak, B’desh borders to be plugged in 3-5 yrs: BSF DG

Bongaon (WB), Mar 11: We are hopeful to plug the gaps along the country’s borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh in the next three to five years, BSF Director General K K Sharma has said. The Border Security Force (BSF) plans to put up a Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) in areas along the India-Bangladesh […]