Why not kill corrupt who looted Kashmir, Guv tells militants

Why not kill corrupt who looted Kashmir, Guv tells militants

Srinagar, Jul 21: Jammu and Kashmir Governor, Satya Pal Malik said on Sunday the militants, if they have to, should kill the corrupt people who have looted Kashmir instead of the innocent. Inaugurating the Kargil Ladakh tourism festival 2019 at Khree Sultan Choo stadium in Kargil, he said: “Why are you (militants) killing innocents including […]

Crime Branch questions former PDP minister Naeem Akhtar

Crime Branch questions former PDP minister Naeem Akhtar

Srinagar, Jul 21: The Jammu and Kashmir Crime Branch has questioned PDP leader Naeem Akhtar over alleged irregularities committed during his tenure as public works minister in allotment of contracts for the J-K Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC), officials said Sunday. The former minister has, however, denied any wrongdoing and said he has cooperated with police […]

Dr Farooq asks youth to protect interests of state

Dr Farooq asks youth to protect interests of state

Srinagar, Jul 21: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference party president and Member of Parliament from Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said the youth of the state have a key role to play in protecting the interests of the state, saying the need of the hour calls for active engagement of youth in state politics. […]

Former PDP leader Khalil Bandh joins NC

Former PDP leader Khalil Bandh joins NC

Srinagar, Jul 21: Former PDP leader and three-time MLA from Pulwama constituency in Jammu and Kashmir Mohammad Khalil Bandh on Sunday joined the National Conference. He was welcomed into the party fold by NC president Farooq Abdullah, a spokesman of the party said. Bandh, a founding member of the PDP, resigned from the party on […]

Ratanpuri quits NC

Ratanpuri quits NC

Srinagar, Jul 21: Hours after former PDP legislator from Pulwama Khalil Band joined National Conference, G N Ratanpuri, former Rajya Sabha member, has resigned from the party. Ratanpuri has submitted a letter to NC president Dr Farooq Abdullah. “This is to tender my resignation from Central Working Committee, primary membership and any other position that […]

Pak’s JK obsession confines it to single-issue foreign policy’

Pak’s JK obsession confines it to single-issue foreign policy’

‘New Delhi, Jul 21: Pakistan’s obsession with Jammu and Kashmir has confined it to a single-issue foreign policy, often at considerable cost to itself and to other countries of the region, by stultifying the potential of SAARC, senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid has said. The former External Affairs Minister says similarly, India’s pre-occupation with the […]

Police to revamp village defence committees to curb militancy

Police to revamp village defence committees to curb militancy

  Jammu, Jul 21: Nearly 500 elderly Village Defence Committee (VDC) members and Special Police Officers (SPO) in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir will be replaced soon, a senior police officer said on Sunday. The step is part of a strategy to counter militant activities in the hilly district which was rattled by the […]

Door open to repairing ties with Pakistan: White House

Door open to repairing ties with Pakistan: White House

Washington, Jul 21: As Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan reached Washington on a three-day official visit, a senior US administration official indicated that Washington may consider making some “changes to the suspension” of US security assistance to Pakistan if Islamabad re-adjusts some of its policies. Briefing journalists on Khan’s visit, the official also said that […]

Imran ‘saved his country money’: Omar

Imran ‘saved his country money’: Omar

New Delhi, Jul 21: As Twitterati took aim at Imran Khan, who was reportedly not received by any official upon his arrival in the United States, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Sunday threw his weight behind the Prime Minister, saying he saved Pakistan’s money. Omar Abdullah says Imran Khan saved his country money; Pakistan […]

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