Mehbooba congratulates Modi

Srinagar, Feb 22: While congratulating the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for being conferred with the Seoul peace prize, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday asked him to denounce the attacks on Kashmiris in India. “Congratulations to the PM on winning the Seoul Peace prize. But sir, back home in India we […]

FATF keeps Pak in ‘Gray’ list for failing to stop militancy financing

FATF keeps Pak in ‘Gray’ list for failing to stop militancy financing

New Delhi, Feb 22: The international terror financing watchdog FATF Friday condemned the Pulwama attack that killed 49 CRPF jawans and decided to continue the ‘Gray’ listing of Pakistan for its failure to stop funding of militant groups such as Jaish-e-Mohammad, Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jamat-ud-Dawa. In a statement, the Paris-headquartered Financial Action Task Force (FATF) said […]

Govt will not compromise on security of Kashmiri youth: Rajnath

Govt will not compromise on security of Kashmiri youth: Rajnath

New Delhi, Feb 22: Union minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the Centre will not compromise on the safety and security of the Kashmiri youth. “Kashmir aur Kashmiri hamare the, hai aur rahenge (Kashmir and Kashmiris have and will remain ours). I can assure that the country will not compromise on the safety of the […]

JK govt moves SC for transfer of 7 Pakistani militants out of Jammu

JK govt moves SC for transfer of 7 Pakistani militants out of Jammu

New Delhi, Feb 22: A plea by the Jammu and Kashmir government in the Supreme Court Friday sought transfer of seven Pakistani militants from Jammu jail to Tihar in the national capital, alleging they were ‘indoctrinating’ local prisoners. The seven militants are: Waqas Manzoor alias Qazir, Mohd Abdullah alias Abu Tallah and Zaffar Iqbal of […]

Govt extends winter vacations in Kashmir colleges up to Mar 2

Srinagar, Feb 22: In view of the inclement weather conditions prevalent in the Kashmir division, the Divisional administration in Kashmir has ordered further extension in winter vacations in colleges across the division. Divisional Commissioner Baseer Ahmad Khan said the winter vacations in colleges have been extended up to March 2 and with the following two […]

Omar slams Modi, Congress for silence over attacks on Kashmiri students

Omar slams Modi, Congress for silence over attacks on Kashmiri students

Srinagar, Feb 21 Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Congress for their silence over the alleged attacks on Kashmiri students. Addressing the media here, Abdullah said: “Attacks on Kashmiri students will result in further alienation of Kashmiris.” “Kashmiri boys and girls pursuing studies outside […]

‘Withdrawal of security to mainstream political workers retrograde step’

Srinagar, Feb 21: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Thursday termed as a “retrograde” step the withdrawal of security to some mainstream political activists in Jammu and Kashmir, noting that it will weaken the political activity in the state. “Withdrawal of security to mainstream political workers & office bearers is a retrograde step that will only […]

SC to hear plea for protection of Kashmiris

SC to hear plea for protection of Kashmiris

New Delhi, Feb 21: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear on Friday a PIL seeking a direction to authorities to protect Kashmiri students who are being attacked across the country in the aftermath of the Pulwama strike on February 14. A bench, comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices L N Rao and Sanjiv […]