Jaitley ‘misreading’ situation in Kashmir: Soz

Jaitley ‘misreading’ situation in Kashmir: Soz

Srinagar, Nov 23: Senior Jammu and Kashmir Congress leader Saifuddin Soz Thursday claimed that Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was “misreading” the situation in the valley and that the “use of force only produces fragile and temporary calm”. His remarks came after the union minister yesterday said that security forces had an upper hand and […]

Forces have upper hand in Kashmir: CRPF DG

Forces have upper hand in Kashmir: CRPF DG

Srinagar, Nov 23: Special DG of paramilitary CRPF RR Bhatnagar on Thursday said that government forces have an upper hand in Kashmir Valley. Interacting with media persons during his visit to CRPF camp at Pulwama, Batnagar said 195 militants have been neutralized this year. “Commanders of all top outfits including HM (Hizb-ul-Mujahidden), JeM (Jash-e-Mohammad) and […]

India firm on stopping militants from using social media: Prasad

India firm on stopping militants from using social media: Prasad

New Delhi, Nov 23: Radical elements and militants are abusing social media platforms for perpetuating hate but India is determined to address the misuse of cyber space and thwart them, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday. Addressing the inaugural session of the fifth edition of the Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) here, […]

Another militant’s parents appeal their son to return home

Another militant’s parents appeal their son to return home

Srinagar, Nov 23: A family from south Kashmir’s Pulwama district appealed their son who according to them has recently joined militant ranks to return back to his home. Adil Bilal Bhat (21) of Malangpora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district according to his family members who arrived here in Press Enclave Srinagar said that Adil […]

Security forces search forest area in Kupwara

Security forces search forest area in Kupwara

Srinagar, Nov 23: Troops resumed massive search operation in the vast forest area in the frontier district of Kupwara, where four militants, including an infiltrator, were killed in two different encounter during the past 48 hours. Two soldiers were also killed and four others were injured in the encounter in the district, where militants, waiting […]

Chill intensifies in Kashmir

Chill intensifies in Kashmir

Avoid going out during morning-evening, advice experts Srinagar, Nov 23: As the chilly weather intensified, experts have advised elderly persons and children, to avoid going out during morning and evening hours in the Kashmir valley, where a number of places, including summer capital, Srinagar, recorded coldest night of the winter so far. Meanwhile, Leh was […]

BOPEE multi-crore scam: Big fish still at large

BOPEE multi-crore scam: Big fish still at large

11 accused students were never questioned, allege parents Srinagar, Nov 23: A day after a trial court deferred the verdict on multi-crore Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) scandal, the parents of affected students Thursday vehemently appealed court to take suo moto cognizance of the case and pass directions to re-examine it. The parents alleged […]

Govt announces hike in advertisement rates for newspapers

Govt announces hike in advertisement rates for newspapers

Jammu, Nov 23: The government Thursday announced a significant hike in the advertisement rates for the newspapers and other periodicals. The revision of rates has been done after gap of four years as the earlier rate revision was affected in the year 2013 by the government. The Government has, for the first time, also introduced […]

Union ministers discuss triple talaq legislation

Union ministers discuss triple talaq legislation

New Delhi, Nov 23: A group of Union ministers Thursday closeted for an hour to discuss about a legislation to put an end to instantaneous ‘triple talaq’, a Muslim way of divorce, which is said to be still in practice despite the Supreme Court striking it down. The Centre is planning to bring the legislation […]