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JRL calls for complete shutdown tomorrow


Srinagar, Apr 30: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) Monday called for a Valley-wide shutdown tomorrow (May 1). The leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik have called for the Valley-wide shutdown against the “unabated killings” in Drabgam, Pulwama. Besides a student, identified as Shahid Ashraf Dar, two militants were also killed in the gunfight in Drabgam area ...

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Two militants, civilian killed in Pulwama gunfight


Srinagar, Apr 30: Two Hizb ul Mujahideen militants and civilian were killed in a gunfight and ensuing clashes in Drubgam village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday. Fifteen civilians and two soldiers were also injured. The slain militants were identified as Sameer Ahmad Bhat alias Tiger of Drubgam and Aqib Ahmad Khan of Rajpora, sources said. Reports said that a ...

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Where do you stand on Kathua rape: Omar asks BJPDP


Srinagar, Apr 30: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdulla on Monday said that why are the government confused on Kathua rape and murder. Taking social networking site twitter Omar wrote “2 BJP ministers removed in J&K for attending a pro-rapist rally & a MLA who is reported to have attended the same rally is promoted as a minister. Why ...

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Cabinet reshuffle has nothing to do with Kathua incident: Ram Madhav


Srinagar, Apr 30: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national spokesperson Ram Madhav on Monday said cabinet reshuffle in Jammu and Kashmir “has nothing to do with the Kathua incident”. Madav made a comment on micro blogging website Twitter. “The cabinet reshuffle has nothing to do with the Kathua incident. Our government has completed three years and we decided to give a chance ...

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Karvan-e-Aman bus leaves for Kaman Post to cross over to PaK


Srinagar, Apr 30: Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan-administered-Kashmir (Pak) left here on Monday to cross over to another side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector in north Kashmir district of Baramulla, official sources said. The bus left Bemina, Srinagar with 14 passengers for Kaman post the last Indian post on this side of ...

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Gunfight rages in Pulwama village


Srinagar, Apr 30: A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces Drabgam area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday. Official sources said that the joint team of Army, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation at Drabgam village. As such the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants opened triggering off a gunfight. ...

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Unknown gunmen shot at man in Srinagar


Srinagar, Apr 29: A civilian was injured after he was shot at by unknown gunman at Allochibagh area of central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Sunday evening. Official sources said that Zubair Ahmad Parry son of Abdul Majid Parry (32) of Aloochibagh Srinagar has been fired upon by unknown gunmen at his Crockery shop. Zubair has received two bullets, one in the ...

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Srinagar-bound Air India flight makes emergency landing in Delhi


Srinagar, Apr 29: A Srinagar-bound Air India flight with 180 passengers developed a snag mid-air and made an emergency landing at the Delhi airport, police said. All passengers are safe. According to Deputy Commissioner of Police Sanjay Bhatia, the incident occurred around 10.30 a.m. “Air India Flight 825, from New Delhi to Srinagar, returned to IGIA (Indira Gandhi International Airport) due ...

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Congress’ Jan Aakrosh rally organised to mourn one family’s loss of power, says Amit Shah


New Delhi, Apr 29: Hitting out at the Congress over its Jan Aakrosh rally, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Sunday said it was in fact a ‘Parivar Akrosh’ rally that highlights increasing irrelevance of a “dynasty and their courtiers”, who have been sent out of power from one state after another in elections. The Congress organised a Jan ...

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#Kathua: Mian Altaf flays BCI for ‘ ignoring’ facts


Srinagar, Apr 29: Senior National Conference leader and Member Legislative Assembly ( MLA) Kangan, Mian Altaf Ahmed has flayed the Bar Council of India ( BCI) for “ ignoring all the facts and proofs” in its report submitted to the Supreme Court in Kathua rape and murder case. In a statement, Mian Altaf said the BCI “ has ignored all the ...

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