In JK, 10 districts have zero active militants: Official Report

Srinagar, July 22: Out of 22 districts in Jammu and Kashmir, ten districts were having zero number of active militants while as the remaining districts have showing decreasing number of active militants, an official report has revealed. This has been stated in the crime gazette, released days ago by State’s Director General of Police (DGP) […]

‘Situation in JK will improve if govt works sincerely’

Mathura, Jul 22: The situation in Jammu and Kashmir will improve if the government works sincerely for the people, former Gujarat chief minister Shankar Singh Vaghela has said. Speaking to reporters in Goverdhan, he also said development work must reach all the three regions of the state — Kashmir, Ladakh and Jammu. “Sincerely working for […]

BSF trooper shoots self-dead in Nowgam sector of north Kashmir

Srinagar, Jul 22: A 42-year old Border Security Force (BSF) personnel allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Nowgam sector of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday. Reports said the BSF trooper namely SM Ravinder Kumar (No 020011625) of 77 Bn shot himself in his head inside his room […]

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 […]