Kathua case HC rejects plea for fresh CBI probe

Chandigarh, Aug 10: The plea filed by the two accused involved in the Kathua rape and murder case seeking fresh CBI probe failed to find any favour from the Punjab and Haryana high court, which on Friday declined to entertain their request. The HC also asked the petitioners to approach the Supreme Court. Both the […]

Investigation on in 350 cases, 500 cases referred to courts: SVO

Srinagar, Aug 10: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has sought full details of the cases from state vigilance organisation taken up by it against officers and officials in recent years. Talking to a news agency, Director State Vigilance Organisation (SVO) SJM Gilani said “Investigation is on in 350 cases, preliminary enquiry is underway in 900 […]

No power on earth can dare to touch Art 35-A: PDP

No power on earth can dare to touch Art 35-A: PDP

  Srinagar, Aug 10: Senior PDP leader and former law minister Abdul Haq Khan on Friday said that Mehbooba government engaged four top lawyers of the country considered as leading constitutional experts for contesting the case against article 35-A and paid about rupees one crore counseling fee to them. Talking to a news agency, Abdul […]

Bank guard foils rifle snatching bid in south Kashmir

Srinagar, Aug 11: An alert security guard of Jammu and Kashmir Bank on Friday foiled a rifle snatching bid by unidentified persons in south Kashmir district of Pulwama. A police official said that two unidentified persons entered a J&K Bank branch at Khrew in Pulwama on Friday afternoon and tried to forcibly snatch the rifle […]

CHRI urges immediate release of Talib Hussain from police custody

Srinagar, Aug 10: Condemning his alleged torture, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) has urged immediate release of lawyer and social activist Talib Hussain from police custody. Hussain, a key witness in the recent Kathua gang rape and murder case, was arrested on 2nd August on an allegation of rape and brought to the police […]

J&K Bank among 5 toppers in digital payment transactions

J&K Bank among 5 toppers in digital payment transactions

  Srinagar, Aug 10: While falling in line with the national mission, ‘Digital India campaign’, J&K Bank has figured among top 5 banks in achieving targets in digital payment transactions. Pursuing an annual target of 4 crore digital transaction for the current financial year, 2018-19, the bank has captured 1.17 crore digital payment transactions in […]

Youth critically injured during clashes in Shopian village

Srinagar, Aug 10: A youth was critically injured when security forces burst teargas shells and opened fire to disperse demonstrators, who were trying to disrupt a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Shopian on Friday. Official sources said that following specific information about presence of militants, a joint search operation was launched by Special Operations […]

Traffic cops turn ‘dons’, harass commoners on one pretext or another

Precious Kashmir News Srinagar, Aug 9: Traffic policemen deployed near Sanat Nagar chowk in uptown here have become a “law unto themselves” they “harass” the vehicle owners on one pretext or another. On Thursday morning the men in blue stopped a school van of the preparatory school and asked the driver to produce the documents. […]