Investigations in rifle snatching, cop’s ‘deserting’ going: IGP

Investigations in rifle snatching, cop’s ‘deserting’ going: IGP

Srinagar, Apr 26: A day after the rifle snatching incident took place in Srinagar outskirts and a cop ‘deserted’ the force along with his service rifle, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Range, Swayam Prakash Pani on Thursday said that the investigations over both the cases are going on in full swing. Talking to reporters […]

Multiple-tier security to be put in place for Amarnath Yatra

Multiple-tier security to be put in place for Amarnath Yatra

New Delhi, Apr 26: A multiple-tier security arrangement comprising the Army, paramilitary forces and the Jammu and Kashmir Police will be put in place for the Amarnath pilgrimage starting June 28, officials said Thursday. A high-level meeting, chaired by Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, talked about the various aspects of the security set-up during the […]

Government needs to frame solid policy for pellet victims: SHRC

Government needs to frame solid policy for pellet victims: SHRC

Srinagar, Apr 26: State Human Rights Commission Thursday asked Jammu Kashmir Government to frame and solid and secure policy for the assistance of pellet victims. The Commission said that merely registering a case of pellet, issuing summons, hearing the parties has become a routine affair with no bearing on the effective disposal of the cases. […]

Political activist killed, two PSOs injured in Pulwama

Political activist killed, two PSOs injured in Pulwama

PDP, Congress disown slain activist Srinagar, April 25: A mainstream political activist was shot dead while his two unarmed guards suffered injuries after the unknown gunmen carried out an attack on them at Rajpora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday. Official sources said that the gunmen fired upon the vehicle (Scorpio JK01M- 0099) of […]

Family of slain surprised, condemn PDP for disowning him

Srinagar, Apr 25: Family of Ghulam Nabi Patel, who was killed by unidentified gunmen at Rajpora Pulwama on Wednesday, expressed “surprise” over PDP president and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s statement for “disowning” him by calling him a Congress activist. “He (Ghulam Nabi Patel) vigorously campaigned for PDP’s senior leader Dr Haseeb Drabu (to see him […]

Omar hits out at PDP, Congress

Omar hits out at PDP, Congress

Srinagar, Apr 25: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday criticized the Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for what he said disowning political activist Ghulam Nabi Patel who was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Rajpora area of Pulwama. Both the PDP and the Congress condemned the killing of Patel […]

Right time to revoke AFSPA as Govt claim normalcy in JK: Opposition

Right time to revoke AFSPA as Govt claim normalcy in JK: Opposition

Srinagar, Apr 25: Following the revocation of Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) in Meghalaya and partially in Arunachal Pradesh, the opposition political parties here said that the government should take measures to revoke AFSPA from the state as it claim normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir. National Conference (NC) Provincial president, Nasir Aslam Wani said […]

Revoking AFSPA in time of militancy not possible: BJP

Revoking AFSPA in time of militancy not possible: BJP

Srinagar, Apr 25: The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday made it clear that unless the militancy and stone pelting doesn’t stop in the valley, the Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA), should not be revoked from the Jammu and Kashmir. “Our stand is very clear that AFSPA cannot be revoked unless and until peace and […]

BOPEE scam: Court awards five-year jail term to ex-chairman

BOPEE scam: Court awards five-year jail term to ex-chairman

Srinagar, Apr 25: Mushtaq Ahmad Peer, the former chairman of the Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) who allegedly engineered the Common Entrance Test (CET) 2012 scam has been sentenced to five years imprisonment and fined Rs 1 crore while as the broker Sajad Ahmad Bhat has also been awarded five years jail and rupees […]

Kathua rape-murder Two accused move SC for CBI probe

Kathua rape-murder Two accused move SC for CBI probe

New Delhi, Apr 25: Two prime accused in the sensational Kathua gangrape and murder case of an eight-year-old girl today moved the Supreme Court opposing the plea of the victim’s father seeking transfer of trial outside the state, preferably to Chandigarh. Sanji Ram and Vishal Jangotra, who have been chargesheeted by the crime branch of […]