Baig holds meeting with Mehbooba

Baig holds meeting with Mehbooba

Srinagar, Dec 10: The attempts of PDP president Mehbooba Mufti to mollify disgruntled Lok Sabha member of the party Muzaffar Hussain Baig bore fruit on Monday as the two leaders jointly chaired a meeting of the party here. “Senior leaders of the party today (Monday) met under the chairmanship of party President @MehboobaMufti and Muzzafar […]

Another PDP dissident, Abbas Wani resigns from party

Srinagar, Dec 10: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and former MLA Tangmarg, Abbas Wani on Monday has tendered his resignation from the basic membership of the party. This comes days after former finance minister Haseeb A Drabu and former MLA Zadibal, Abid Ansari resigned from the party. Wani confirmed that he has tendered his resignation […]

Shaleen Kabra is new Industry Secretary

Shaleen Kabra is new Industry Secretary

Srinagar, Dec 10: The Jammu and Kashmir government ordered transfers in the administration. According to a Government Order No 1723-GAD of 2018, issued by the General Administration Department (GAD, Shaleen Kabra, IAS(JK:1992), Chief Electoral Officer, J&K and Principal Secretary to the Government, Election Department, is recalled and posted as Principal Secretary to the Government, Industries […]

JRL calls shutdown in poll-bound areas

Srinagar, Dec 10: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) – an amalgam of separatist outfits – has called for shutdown in areas going to polls in the ninth and last phase of Panchayat elections on Tuesday. In a statement on Monday, the JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik have asked people […]

Mehbooba plays regional card to make a comeback

Mehbooba plays regional card to make a comeback

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Dec 9: Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and the President of Peoples Democratic Party Mehbooba Mufti has triggered a row by demanding divisional status for Pir Panchal and Chenab Valley areas in Jammu region. Her assertion triggered a sharp reaction from the hardliners in Jammu. “Many people in the Jammu […]

Three militants killed in Mujgund gunfight

Three militants killed in Mujgund gunfight

Srinagar, Dec 9: Three militants were killed and five security force personnel were injured in an 18-hour-long encounter, which ensued on Saturday afternoon after forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Srinagar outskirts. Official sources said following specific information about presence of militant, a joint CASO was launched by Rashitriya Rifles (RR), Special […]

IUST postpones exams scheduled today, suspends class work

Srinagar, Dec 9: Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) has postponed all examinations, scheduled to be held on Monday in view of a strike called by separatists to highlight the alleged human rights violation in Kashmir valley. A spokesman for the IUST said class work and all scheduled examinations have been suspended. However, no […]