Over two lakh cases pending in courts for 25 years: CJI

  Guwahati, Aug 4: Expressing concern over pendency of cases, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said on Sunday that more than two lakh cases are in courts for 25 years, while over 1,000 cases have not been disposed of even after five decades. Speaking at a public function here, Justice Gogoi said though the […]

SAC approves hike in honorarium of SPOs

SAC approves hike in honorarium of SPOs

Srinagar, Aug 4: The State Administrative Council which met here today under the Chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik approved increase in the honorarium to be paid to Special Police Officers (SPOs) of the State. With the support of Government of India, the SAC approved an increase in the honorarium of SPOs of J&K Police […]

JK Police to get dress, kit maintenance allowance in cash

Srinagar, Aug 4: The State Administrative Council which met here today under the Chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik decided that the entire police personnel of Jammu and Kashmir will be given the Dress and Kit Maintenance Allowance directly in cash at significantly increased rates. The allowance will also be given to Special Police Officers […]

Cong to hold next CWC meeting on Aug 10

Cong to hold next CWC meeting on Aug 10

New Delhi, Aug 4: The Congress Working Committee will meet on August 10 here amid a leadership crisis, and finding Rahul Gandhi’s successor is likely to top the agenda of the party top brass. The meeting comes after several top party leaders such as Shashi Tharoor and Karan Singh voiced concern over lack of clarity […]

Cut down stay, return: JK Govt to tourists, Amarnath yatris

  Srinagar, Aug 2: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday asked Amarnath Yatris and tourists to immediately make necessary arrangements to cut short their stay in the Valley and return as soon as possible in the wake of intelligence inputs of “specific threats” to the pilgrimage. The Principal Secretary (Home) issued a security advisory, […]

‘Why was Parliament not taken into confidence’

‘Why was Parliament not taken into confidence’

  New Delhi, Aug 2: CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury hit out at the government on Friday over a security advisory issued for the Amarnath pilgrims and tourists in the Kashmir valley, saying Parliament should have been taken into confidence before sending out such a missive. In a tweet, the Left leader also alleged […]

Should Kashmir’s also migrate, asks Shah Faesal

Should Kashmir’s also migrate, asks Shah Faesal

  Srinagar, Aug 2: Reacting to an advisory issued by the government to Amarnath pilgrims and tourists to curtail their stay and leave Kashmir valley, President of Jammu and Kashmir Political Movement (JKPM) Dr Shah Faesal on Friday said that should Kashmiris also migrate to other places or is it that our lives do not […]

Advisory will create panic: NC, PDP

Advisory will create panic: NC, PDP

Srinagar, Aug 2: The National Conference and the Peoples Democratic Party reacted strongly to the security advisory on Friday asking Amarnath pilgrims and tourists to leave Kashmir as soon as possible. National Conference leader Omar Abdullah said the directive would do nothing to dampen the sense of fear that is prevailing in the Valley. “Although […]