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Srinagar:Police on Monday claimed to have arrested three militants from Lawaypora area of Srinagar. The spokesman said that three car-borne militants affiliated with Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit were arrested jointly by police and security forces after receiving credible inputs about the presence of militants. The trio was identified as Shahid Bhat, Rayis Hurrah and Ishaq Lone. Police […]

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SC dismisses plea challenging constitutional validity ‘triple talaq’ ordinance

(Agencies) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea challenging the constitutional validity of an ordinance which makes the practice of instant ‘triple talaq’ a punishable offence. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi dismissed a plea of a Kerala-based outfit and said it will not like to interfere. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights […]

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Militant hideout busted in south Kashmir’s Shopian: Police

Srinagar: In a joint operation, Jammu and Kashmir police and army on Monday busted a militant hideout in south Kashmir’s Shopian district. A police spokesperson said that the hideout was busted in the orchards of Shirmal village in Zainapora area of the district. Incriminating material and other items have been recovered from the hideout, he said. […]

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Seven youth  detained from Shopian village during night raid

Srinagar : Government forces on Sunday night detained seven youth from south Kashmir’s Shopian district. Reports said that government forces raided few houses in Arhama village of Shopian during the intervening night of Sunday and Monday and detained around seven people. They were later lodged in police station Shopian for questioning. Quoting an official, media outlets […]

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Farooq Abdullah files nomination papers for Srinagar LS seat

Srinagar:  National Conference (NC) president Dr. Farooq Abdullah filed his nomination papers for the upcoming Lok Sabha 2019 Elections at the DC office in Srinagar on Monday. Abdullah, who was accompanied by vice president NC Omar Abdullah and general secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar, filed papers for Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary seat which is going to polls on […]

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Omar, Mehbooba see LS polls behind govt boycotting Pak Day event

(Agencies) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti have said the Centre’s decision to boycott the Pakistan Day function at its High Commission in Delhi was due to the Lok Sabha polls. India has decided to boycott a reception at the Pakistan High Commission to mark that country’s national day as several separatists leaders from the state have been invited to the event, the External Affairs Ministry said […]

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City police asks school principals, parents to not allow children drive motorcycles without helmets, valid docs

  Srinagar : The Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday appealed the all the Principals of education institutions in Srinagar to advise students to follow the traffic rules properly. The spokesman said that it has been noticed that students of different educational institutions within the limits of Srinagar city uses Scooties, Motor cycles as a mode […]

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Release pending salary of elected members of urban local bodies: Mehbooba to Govt

Srinagar : People’s Democratic Party (PDP) President and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has urged the governor administration to immediately release pending salaries of the elected members of various urban local bodies (ULBs) of the valley. Speaking to a delegation of elected members of various municipal committees who called her on at her Srinagar residence, […]

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Won’t contest LS polls, says Shah Faesal

Srinagar : The record maker IAS topper, Dr. Shah Faesal who joined politics recently on Saturday announced that his party will stay away from the parliamentary elections, commencing from April 11. Dr. Shah Faesal, who recently launched his own political outfit, namely Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM) addressed media persons today and said that […]

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Police busts hideout in Pulwama

Srinagar :  Police Saturday claimed to have busted a hideout in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. “On a credible input police and other forces in a joint operation busted a hideout in Banderpora area of Pulwama,” said a police spokesman. A huge quantity of incriminating materials and other items from the hideout was seized, he said. “A […]

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