‘Militaristic approach’ won’t solve Kashmir problems: Chidambaram

‘Militaristic approach’ won’t solve Kashmir problems: Chidambaram

  New Delhi, Jan 22: Congress leader P Chidambaram Monday criticised a “muscular militaristic” approach adopted by the government in Kashmir, saying it was a flawed and misguided policy. He also came out in support of Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra for saying that the rules of engagement for handling conflicts calls for […]

Opposition stages protest over forces action in Redwani, Kathua

  Jammu, Jan 22: As soon as Proceedings of the house on Monday started the opposition members and ruling PDP MLA Sonawar stood up from their seats and raised the issues. Congress Legislator G M Saroori informed the house that the relatives of Kathua minor girl who were protesting against the murder of the eight-year-old […]

PDP starts online youth membership drive in Jammu division

PDP starts online youth membership drive in Jammu division

  Jammu, Jan 22: The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday started online youth membership drive in Jammu division. Highlighting the importance of the membership drive, the party’s Youth President Waheed ur Rehman Para asked district coordinators to enroll youth who are committed to the ideology and principles of the party. “During the first phase […]

As Indo, Pak armies trade fire; J&K politicians call for peace

As Indo, Pak armies trade fire; J&K politicians call for peace

Special Correspondent Srinagar, Jan 21: India and Pakistan armies exchanging fire on the borders in Jammu region has evoked serious concern and politicians in the state are voicing concern over the civilian causalities. The leaders of the opposition parties, including National Conference and Congress cornered the PDP-BJP coalition government on Saturday and asked the ruling […]

Don’t turn Kashmir into a battlefield: Mehbooba to Indo-Pak

Don’t turn Kashmir into a battlefield: Mehbooba to Indo-Pak

  Baramulla, Jan 21: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Sunday appealed for cessation of hostilities on the borders in the State saying that it is the people of Jammu & Kashmir who have suffered due to the acrimony between India and Pakistan. Addressing the attestation cum passing out parade at Subsidiary Training Centre, Sheeri, here, the […]

India won’t hesitate to cross border: Rajnath

India won’t hesitate to cross border: Rajnath

  Lucknow, Jan 21: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Sunday said India has shown it can attack its enemies not only on its soil, but also in a foreign territory, if need be. Singh’s remarks come almost a week after the Indian Army carried out a “retaliatory action” against Pakistani troops, killing seven of their […]

Forces take over SK Stadium for R-Day celebrations

Forces take over SK Stadium for R-Day celebrations

Surveillance intensified around surrounding areas Srinagar, Jan 21: Ahead of Republic Day, security forces have taken over the Shar-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium, where main January 26 celebration would be held in Kashmir with police seeking details about people staying in hotels and guest houses in its surrounding areas. For the first time, the main January 26 […]

Youth must take maximum benefits from CM’s Amnesty Scheme: DGP

Youth must take maximum benefits from CM’s Amnesty Scheme: DGP

  Srinagar, Jan 21: The Director General of Police on Sunday asked youth in Valley to avail maximum benefits from the Amnesty Scheme issued by the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti last year, stating that those involved in stone pelting should now concentrate on building their careers. According to reports, the State police Chief S.P Vaid […]

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar parts

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar parts

  Srinagar, Jan 21: Curfew-like restrictions were imposed in the downtown, Shehar-e-Khas (SeK) and areas falling under two police stations in the civil lines and old city since early Sunday morning following strike called by separatists. The historic Jamia Masjid was again closed for devotees and large number of security forces and state police personnel […]