Naveed Iqbal

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Second harassment accusation against Ladakh Buddhist Association ex-chief

Based on the complaint of the minor, the J&K police filed an FIR on July 1 in Leh, booking Thinles under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and Section 354 of the RPC, Leh SSP Sargun Shukla told The Indian Express.

Only Kashmir woman DC helps girls over period bar, into class

A 2013-batch IAS officer, Asgar (33) says that by opening up the conversation about menstrual hygiene, she also hopes to advance the understanding that “one does not become a lesser human being or feel the need to hide from public view or make life-altering compromises for something that’s entirely natural and normal”.

Doors open for talks with Hurriyat, but only within Constitution: BJP

Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq told The Indian Express that the Hurriyat would respond “positively” if “meaningful dialogue” is initiated by New Delhi.

If talks are initiated, there will be positive response: Hurriyat responds to J&K Guv

Mirwaiz says meaningful dialogue only way forward; NC & PDP welcome move

J-K: Hurriyat leaders ready for talks, says Governor Satya Pal Malik

The Governor was speaking at a Doordarshan event in Srinagar. Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar and Minister of State in the PMO Jitendra Singh were also present on the occasion.

Amarnath Yatra: Secure highway links, says CRPF

In a letter to the Divisional Commissioner (Kashmir) on June 19, the CRPF has asked for 97 of the 193 lateral/link roads, crossings and arterial roads to be “properly secured/blocked” in order to “avoid unauthorised movement movement of civilian vehicles”.

Kathua rape-murder case: Her parents miles away, in the mountains, Woh baar baar yaad aati hai

Their daughter disappeared on January 10, 2018, and her body was found in a forest a week later. “There isn’t a day I don’t think about her. She is always before my eyes, mujhe baar baar yaad aati hai,” the father said.

J&K Bank chairman removed, police raid his office

Hours after Ahmed was removed, the J&K Anti Corruption Bureau raided the premises of the bank’s headquarters ahead of a scheduled meeting of the board of directors.

Guide drowns saving tourists as his raft flips in Pahalgam river

Dar had been running a camping and adventure sports company, set up by his father, for eight years, and was the sole breadwinner of his family. Younger brother Bashaarat says that on Friday some tourists called him saying they wanted to try rafting on the Lidder before leaving the next day.

PM Modi’s mandate may help solve J&K conflict: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

“The people of India overwhelmingly voted for Modi and his party. This mandate gives PM Modi the opportunity and the power to play a decisive role in the resolution of the long-pending Kashmir conflict.”

Resentment against PDP, low turnout helped NC win Anantnag

Masoodi told The Indian Express, “As soon as Mehbooba Mufti’s candidature was announced, we were sure we would sail through.

Lok Sabha election results: In J-K, NC wins Valley, BJP Jammu & Ladakh

NC president Farooq Abdullah, who won the Srinagar, said: “We have to fight for protection of the country’s secular visage. The mammoth task before us is to put up a strong front against forces inimical to J&K’s special status.”

Rape of three-year-old roils Valley, arrested man’s family leaves village

The protesters, who have clashed with police and other security personnel in different parts of the Valley, have demanded capital punishment for the culprit. So far, the clashes have left several injured.

Lok Sabha Elections Phase 5: Pulwama stokes poll heat, itself cold on voting day

In Rohmoo, a grenade was hurled at another polling station. Another grenade thrown at a polling station in Tikken failed to explode. No casualties were reported from both these incidents in Pulwama district.

Omar Abdullah : Head to polling booths to bring J&K back on track

Omar Abdullah was speaking in Pulwama, where around 250 party workers had assembled on the lawns of the National Conference (NC) office a day after the encounter in Shopian. The South Kashmir seat is voting in three phases.

J&K parties express concern over low turnout in Anantnag seat

Parties attribute the steep fall in polling percentage to the security scenario on the ground, and the clubbing of polling booths.

Jammu and Kashmir: Turnout in Srinagar dips, Udhampur clocks 70% polling

Polling was conducted amid unprecedented security. Barring some incidents in Budgam district, the polls were peaceful.

Mehbooba’s election pitch from J&K Ground Zero: I need to speak for you in Parliament

Former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti calls it a “homecoming” and the locals welcome her with applause and cups of nun-chai in Birmer.

In battle for Srinagar, National Conference fires Article 370 warning, Lone party says time for change

Srinagar seat has largely been represented in Parliament by the National Conference by three generations of the Abdullah family and NC patriarch Farooq Abdullah is a three-time MP gunning for re-election.

Moderate turnout, some violence: 35 per cent vote in Baramulla, 72 per cent in Jammu

Baramulla and Jammu together polled 57.35 per cent, compared to 56.7 per cent in 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Voter turnout in all states was over 50 per cent, and more than 60 per cent in as many as 14 states.