Dr Jitendra denies BJP’s role in JK assembly dissolution

Dr Jitendra denies BJP’s role in JK assembly dissolution

New Delhi, Nov 25: Union Minister and Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Jitendra Singh on Sunday denied his parties role in the dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly. Addressing reporters Singh said,” It’s not in BJP’s work culture to interfere in constitutional organisations’ work.” Speaking on the dissolution of Jammu and Kashmir’s assembly by governor […]

Ex-Union Minister Jaffer Sharief passes away

Ex-Union Minister Jaffer Sharief passes away

Bengaluru, Nov 25: Former Union Minister and veteran Congress leader from Karnataka Jaffer Sharief died at a private hospital here on Sunday following a heart attack, a party official said. He was 85. “Sharief passed away around 12.30 p.m. at Fortis Hospital in the city centre. “He was admitted on Friday after he collapsed at […]

Chaya re-elected Chairman Kashmir Chapter of PHD CC&I

Chaya re-elected Chairman Kashmir Chapter of PHD CC&I

Srinagar, Nov 25: The Annual Members’ Meeting of the Kashmir Chapter of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry took place yesterday, at Hotel Radisson. Mushtaq Ahmed Chaya was re-elected as Chairman with Zahoor Ahmed Tramboo and Baldev Singh Raina as the Co-Chairmen for the ensuing year. The new 2019 PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry […]

India to expedite 3 projects to stop Indus waters from flowing into Pak

India to expedite 3 projects to stop Indus waters from flowing into Pak

New Delhi, Nov 25: India has decided to fast-track three projects, including construction of two dams, to arrest the unutilised water of its share under the bilateral Indus Waters Treaty with Pakistan, government officials said. The three projects include the Shahpur Kandi dam project, a second Sutlej-Beas link in Punjab and the Ujh Dam project […]

Six militants killed in Bijbehara gunfight

Six militants killed in Bijbehara gunfight

Azad was involved in Shujhat Bukhari’s killing: Police Srinagar, Nov 23: In a fierce gunfight, six Kashmiri militants were killed in in Sekipora area of Bijbehera in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday morning. Srinagar based defense spokesperson said that six militants were killed in the operation. “Weapons and warlike stores were also recovered.” he […]

GoC 15 Corps terms Bijbehara encounter ‘major success’

GoC 15 Corps terms Bijbehara encounter ‘major success’

Srinagar, Nov 23: The killing of six militants in Bijbehara encounter was a “major success for security agencies,” Lt Gen AK Bhatt, GOC 15 corps said on Friday. Talking to media on the sidelines of a function in Baramulla, the General said that the encounter was a “surgical operation and is a big achievement for […]

Grand PDP-NC-Cong alliance was to keep me out of power: Sajad Lone

Grand PDP-NC-Cong alliance was to keep me out of power: Sajad Lone

Srinagar, Nov 23: Hitting out at the PDP, the Congress and the National Conference, People’s Conference chief Sajad Lone Friday said their efforts to form a grand alliance was aimed at keeping a “third front” led by his party out of power. The PDP and the National Conference considered Jammu and Kashmir their fiefdom and […]

Mainstream parties yet to earn New Delhi’s trust: Mirwaiz

Srinagar, Nov 23: Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said the mainstream parties in Kashmir have not earned trust of New Delhi despite submitting to “India’s orders and betraying their own people for past 70 years.” Mirwaiz while addressing the Friday congregation at Jamia Masjid Srinagar said that after serving for 70 long […]

Most departments in JK lack internal complaint panel

Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Nov 23: Despite strict directives by the state government to constitute internal complaint committees to probe complaints of women harassment at workplaces, the government departments present a sorry state of affairs with most of them having yet to form the committees. An official on anonymity pointed out that even the internal complaints […]

Six months enough to prepare for Assembly elections in J&K: CEC

Six months enough to prepare for Assembly elections in J&K: CEC

New Delhi, Nov 23: With the Jammu and Kashmir Governor having dissolved the state assembly, the Election Commission is gearing up for fresh elections in the northernmost state. Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat Friday said that the polls will have to be conducted within the next six months as per a Supreme Court ruling. “Commission […]