Sunday, May 03, 2015



Pak flags waved again at Geelani Tral rally, Omar takes dig at BJP
Sat, May 02, 2015

In April too, Pakistani flags and anti-India slogans were raised during a separatist rally in Srinagar, which was attended by Geelani and Masarat Alam.

J&K: Four get death for rape-murder of minor
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

After the judgment, the family members of the girl broke down and lauded the investigators for ensuring justice.

Sexual assault: Court frames charges against former J&K Minister Shabir Khan
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

The court rejected Khan's application which sought a gag order on media reporting the proceedings of the case.

PDP govt’s new employment policy: Recruits to be paid half, seven years probation
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

The recruits will be hired on a contractual basis and will be only regularized based on their performance.

J&K again: Teen killed in firing, 2 policemen held
Sun, Apr 19, 2015

Suhail Ahmad Sofi and two other youth were injured in police firing at Narbal this morning during protests.

After death of 15-year-old in Narbal, state police say troops violated SOP
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

The Valley is witnessing a complete shut down.

Masarat Alam back in jail for ‘sedition’, BJP says we got it done
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Masarat Alam had earlier claimed that he did not wave a Pakistan flag to welcome Syed Geelani at a rally.

Pakistan Flag row: Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Geelani under house arrest
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

A huge deployment of police has been made around his residence and a police vehicle stands blocking the main entrance gate.

Mufti assures ‘thorough probe’
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Army won’t apologise, says slain youth was Hizbul worker.

‘Separate colonies problematic, would create divisions in society’
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

The Opposition as well as separatist leaders want the Pandits to return to their homes.

Kashmiri Pandit organisation calls separate townships proposal half-baked
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

The organisation's president expressed disappointment over Kashmiri Pandits not being taken into confidence.

Will support return of Kashmiri Pandits to Valley but not their ghettoisation: Omar Abdullah
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

“No right minded Kashmiri will support the ghettoisation of Kashmiri Pandits,’’ Omar wrote on the twitter.

Militants kill 3 unarmed cops in Valley, injure two in 3 attacks
Tue, Apr 07, 2015

Earlier in the day, ultras shot at and critically injured a police officer in Pattan area of Baramulla district.

The rainspotter
Sun, Apr 05, 2015

In the midst of another downpour, the Met chief is Srinagar’s man of the moment.

Jawan, cop killed in J&K encounter
Fri, Apr 03, 2015

Search operation was launched in the neighbouring villages to track down the militants.

Rains likely to continue till Friday, don’t panic: J&K Met
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

The intensity of the rainfall in the coming days is expected to be less than what J&K received in March.

Panic spreads as more rain forecast for Valley today
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

Officials said the government has already made evacuation plans for Srinagar residents.

J&K police receive 30,000 calls, messages in two days
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

The J&K police had received around 30,000 calls and messages from various places in the last two days. Most of the callers were trying to find out updates about the flood and danger level in the river Jehlum and streams. Police has established the Special Control Room in the PCR to help people in situations […]

Jammu and Kashmir floods: 7 dead, 9 missing in Budgam district landslide
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Local youths, policemen and jawans were trying to remove the debris from the spot using shovels.

Policeman posted at J&K minister’s house runs away with two rifles
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

Pandit had recently been posted to the minister’s house by the security wing of the police.

Congress revamps its state unit in J&K, announces team of 88
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

The party has nominated 64 member executive body in which most of the senior party leaders have been included.

Army Goodwill Schools reopen after winter break in Kashmir Valley under high security
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Even police have been taken into confidence and asked to identify the loopholes if any in the security of these schools.

Masarat Alam skips Pak Day function
Tue, Mar 24, 2015

Alam was released on March 7 after serving 54 months in prison.

Jammu & Kashmir: Landslides in valley claim one
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

Nearly 1600-1700 vehicles are stranded on the National Highway due to a 'number of landslides'.

Takes back order on J&K flag display
Sat, Mar 14, 2015

According to Delhi agreement of 1952, J&K flag had the same sanctity and position as the Union flag.

Machil encounter: Sixth Armyman gets life sentence
Sat, Mar 14, 2015

This comes after the Northern Command returned the conviction file in the Machil fake encounter case.

J&K govt orders constitutional authorities to honour state flag along with national flag
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

The order states, state flag shall always be hoisted jointly on the buildings housing Constitutional Institutions.

J&K opposition raises questions over CM Mufti Sayeed’s oath
Fri, Mar 06, 2015

Mufti did not read, “I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of the state as by law established, that I will uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India.”

Upset over portfolio, Lone skips office, drops security
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Though Lone has not formally resigned, sources said he surrendered all facilities available to a cabinet minister, including vehicle and security.

New J&K Cong chief has his task cut out — hit the streets against govt
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

The two-time state minister said time has come for the PDP and the BJP to fulfil the promises they made before the elections.

2 years after his hanging, Afzal Guru continues to be a political slogan for parties
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

First Congress legislators and now PDP legislators have sought the mortal remains of Afzal Guru.

J&K govt formation: PDP against inducting Lone in cabinet
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Sajad was tipped to be given an important portfolio under the BJP quota.

In J&K coalition in the making, who’s who
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

Mir Ehsan, Bashaarat Masood & Arun Sharma look at PDP & BJP leaders set for key roles in new govt.

Jammu and Kashmir deal done: New partners PDP, BJP step over divide
Sun, Feb 22, 2015

The agenda of alliance between the two parties seems heavily tilted towards the BJP.

Meet Sofi Yusuf, who will be BJP’s first Kashmiri Muslim lawmaker
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

The BJP and PDP are contesting jointly the polls for 11 seats in the upper House of the state legislature.

Curfew in Kupwara after clashes over ‘custodial death’
Sat, Feb 14, 2015

Officials said the curfew was imposed to maintain law and order situation in the town.