DGP deserves praise: Soz

  Srinagar, Apr 13: Former Union minister Prof. Saifuddin Soz on Friday said Jammu and Kashmir police chief SP Vaid deserved all praise for remaining steadfast despite pressures from political entities into the rape-and-murder of eight-year old Kathua child. “The J&K Police has risen to new heights in performance of its duty to serve the […]

‘Satisfied with Crime Branch investigation’

  Srinagar, Apr 13: Blaming Congress and Panther’s party for communalizing the Asifa’s rape and murder case, the Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh Friday said that the BJP was satisfied with the investigation of crime branch in Asifa’s rape and murder case. “The murder of the eight -year-old girl was shocking. […]

PDP, BJP partners in crime: Tasaduq Mufti Says people no longer trust us

PDP, BJP partners in crime: Tasaduq Mufti Says people no longer trust us

Srinagar, Apr 13: Denouncing his own party for “non-fulfilling of commitments”, Jammu and Kashmir tourism minister and brother of chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, Tasaduq Mufti has said “we (PDP) have ended up being partners in a crime (with BJP) that an entire generation of Kashmiris might have to pay with their blood”. In a freewheeling […]

Omar ‘salutes’ Tassaduq for ‘honest’ remarks on coalition

Omar ‘salutes’ Tassaduq for ‘honest’ remarks on coalition

Srinagar, Apr 13: Saying there are few instances of honest disclosure in politics, opposition leader Omar Abdullah on Friday lauded tourism minister Tassaduq Mufti for his comment: “BJP-PDP partners in crime, people no longer trust us”. Omar made an assertion that “there are very few instances in politics” to make “honest” statements. “He has not […]

Time for party to decide future course of action: Bhat

Srinagar, Apr 13: Senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Nizamudin Bhat on Friday seconded Tourism Minister Tassaduq Mufti’s views on coalition, saying that the party needs to decide its future course of action “befitting its sacrifices”. “The conduct of communal and hawkish elements in BJP is giving serious blow to PDP’s expectations on Kashmir,” said […]

Civilian Killings Spontaneous shutdown in 7 districts disrupts life in Valley

Civilian Killings  Spontaneous shutdown in 7 districts disrupts life in Valley

Srinagar, Apr 13: A spontaneous shutdown was observed on Friday in seven districts of south and north Kashmir districts of Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian and Pulwama against the killing of four civilians in Kulgam on Wednesday. All shops and other commercial establishments remained closed while skeletal movement of traffic was witnessed. No separatist […]

Friday prayers not allowed in Jamia Masjid

Friday prayers not allowed in Jamia Masjid

Srinagar, Apr 13: No Friday prayers were allowed for the second successive week in the historic Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar, where curfew-like restrictions remained imposed since Thursday to prevent any law and order problem following call by separatists to hold protests after prayers against civilian killings. Police said restrictions under section 144 CrPC have […]

Pakistan SC disqualifies Nawaz Sharif for life

Pakistan SC disqualifies Nawaz Sharif for life

  Islamabad, Apr 13: Pakistan’s ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been barred from holding office for life, after the Supreme Court Friday ruled that disqualification of a lawmaker under the Constitution is for life. The verdict was issued unanimously by all five judges of the bench while hearing a case related to determination of […]

Dineshwar Sharma meets Governor

Dineshwar Sharma meets Governor

Srinagar, Apr 13: Centre’s special representative on Jammu and Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma called on Governor N.N. Vohra at Raj Bhavan in Jammu. “Governor and Sharma held extended discussions regarding the crucial importance of maintaining peace and normalcy in the State alongside the effective functioning of the administrative apparatus,” said a spokesman. Sharma was appointed as […]