Governor awards Rajya Puraskars to Bharat Scouts and Guides


Jammu, Apr 18: Governor Satya Pal Malik, Patron of the J&K State Bharat Scouts and Guides (S&G), presented ‘Rajya Puraskars’ to 330 Scouts and Guides at an Award Presentation Ceremony held here today. 4 teachers who did advance training were also awarded certificates and badges. Governor and Sh. Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, Advisor to Governor; Sh. Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to Governor ...

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J&K: Newly married couple arrive in full wedding attire to cast votes at Udhampur polling station


Jammu: Last week, a candidate from Shahjahanpur, UP filed nomination for the Lok Sabha elections in a groom’s attire and called himself the ‘son-in-law of politics’. Sanyukt Vikas Party’s Vaidh Raj Kishan donned a sherwani, a typical groom turban and rode a horse while being surrounded by people who danced to a popular Bollywood song. This was followed by a ...

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6.1 votes polled till 9 am in Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar seat records 1.23 percent voting

An Indian polling official marks the finger of a man with indelible ink before he proceeds to cast his vote at a polling station in a village along the India-Pakistan border about 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Amritsar, India, Monday, Jan. 30, 2012. More than 20 million people in two northern states go to the polls in key elections expected to reflect the popularity of India's ruling Congress party. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Srinagar: Over six per cent votes were polled till 9 am in Udhampur and Srinagar parliamentary seats of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Thursday. While the Udhampur seat recorded 8.6 per cent polling, the Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary seat recorded 1.23 per cent polling. Following district wise figures were provided by the officials: Reasi 9.7 percent; Kathua 13.5 percent; Udhampur 12 percent; ...

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On Assembly Polls And Governor, Omar Abdullah’s Surprising Claims


ANANTNAG: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today claimed Governor Satyapal Malik has told government officials that assembly elections in the state will not be held soon. The Governor, he said, was either incompetent or carrying out the BJP agenda. Assembly elections are due in Jammu and Kashmir, which has been under the Governor’s Rule since July last year. ...

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‘Imagine the anger if I’d fielded a terror accused’: Mehbooba Mufti slams BJP over Sadhvi Pragya joining party


Srinagar: On a day when Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, who is an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, announced that she is joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and will be contesting the Lok Sabha Elections, Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti has hit back at the ruling party at the Centre. In reference to Sadhvi Pragya’s move, Mufti, former ...

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LS Polls: Traffic police Srinagar issues advisory


Srinagar: Traffic Police Srinagar city on Wednesday issued a traffic advisory in view of Lok Sabha polls for the Srinagar parliamentary constituency on Thursday, April 17, 2019. “In view of the Lok Sabha Elections-2019 & District Magistrate Srinagar order issued under endstt. No. DMS/Jud/144CrPC/2019/331-334/2019 dated 16.04.2019 to provide hassle-free movement of the polling staff to SKICC Srinagar, Traffic Police City Srinagar ...

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Cops register FIR against Army for beating up SDM, other Govt officials


Srinagar: A day after army manhandled Sub-District Magistrate (SDM), Dooru and other government officials in Qazigund area of south Kashmir, Police today filed an FIR against army for allegedly thrashing the SDM, reported the GNS. Quoting a senior police officer, the report said that the case under FIR number 61 /2019 under section 323, 341 RPC has been registered in police ...

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Rain brings relief to people experiencing hot and humid weather


Jammu: North West India witnessed rainfall activity in the past 24 hours due to the impact of an active western disturbance. A senior official in the IMD, Dr M Mohpatra said, due to the influence of western disturbance, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan have experienced rainfall activity. He said, eastern parts of the country like ...

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No ban on civil traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway today


Srinagar: There will be no ban on civilian traffic movement on the national highway, the only road linking the Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, on Wednesday and vehicles will ply from Jammu to Srinagar, a traffic police official said. Interestingly, no security force convoy would be allowed to ply on the highway, he said without giving any reason. ...

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