When pet calls became frequent at the fag-end of 2019, Abrar Baba saw his business soaring in the lockdown-paralyzed valley where trade had nosedived amid the communication embargo imposed by New Delhi after August 5, 2019.
At least a dozen cricketers from the Kashmir Valley have presented a joint memorandum to the J&K Cricket Association (JKCA), accusing the team’s current skipper, Parvez Rasool, of “nepotism” and of “ruining careers of many talented young cricketers.”
Days after the conclusion of the District Development Council (DDC) polls in J&K, a group of foreign envoys is due to visit the newly created Union Territory this week. This will be the third visit of envoys, including from European Union, since the scrapping of the special status of J&K in August 2019.
Omar Abdullah, National Conference Vice-President took to twitter on Sunday to claim that he and his family, including his father and Member of Parliament, Farooq Abdullah, have been locked up in their homes by the authorities with no explanation. The former chief minister also mocked the Central government’s “new model of democracy” and said ‘this is the ‘naya/new J&K after Aug 2019’.
Bollywood is planning to revive film shooting in the Kashmir Valley. Several big banner directors and producers, on a recent visit to Kashmir, expressed their longing to shoot more films in the beautiful valleys and meadows at regular intervals than before. But it is not going to be a cakewalk for multiple reasons.
Guwahati: The AICC on Sunday issued the second list of three candidates for the prestigious Titabor, Dhakuakhana and Naoboicha assembly constituencies of Assam, which goes to polls in the first phase on March 27.
Popular media constantly makes us feel we are not good enough, instilling a fear in us of missing out on something big, of not making enough money or that we are marrying too late or for debating whether to have a kid or not, or for not maintaining the ideal weight!
In the wake of a stupendous performance of the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) in the District Development Council (DDC) polls, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and NC leader Omar Abdullah has said while the election was the only “democratic” option left for regional parties to show their strength, the results prove that the ...
Colonel B Santosh Babu and some of the other Indian Army personnel killed while valiantly fighting Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh in June last year are expected to be honoured with gallantry awards on Republic Day, sources said on Monday. The Galwan Valley incident marked one of the most serious military conflicts between the two sides in decades.
The Army captain who was involved in the alleged fake encounter in Shopian in July last year in which three youths were killed, had hatched a conspiracy along with two civilians with the motive of "grabbing" a reward money of ₹20 lakh and also fired at the victims even before his men could lay a cordon of the area, according to a police charge sheet.
Security crackdowns have made terror groups change their modus operandi for carrying out recruitment in Jammu and Kashmir. Instead of establishing physical contact with their prospective recruits, the terror groups too now have resorted to using the cyber space.
Suspected militants on Thursday (December 31) shot dead a 70-year-old jeweller seller in Srinagar, which became the first incident of killing in Kashmir for allegedly having obtained a certificate under the new domicile law a few weeks ago, reported The Indian Express.
A probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has revealed that Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Waheed Ur Rehman Parra allegedly paid money to Hizbul Mujahideen terror group, according to report.
Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police have filed a charge-sheet against three people, including an Army officer, in the Shopian alleged fake encounter killings of three civilians in July this year, officials said on Sunday (December 27).
The charge-sheet was filed in the court of Principal District and Sessions judge Shopian on Saturday by the head of th...
Srinagar/jammu: The seven-party Gupkar alliance led by Farooq Abdullah was ahead in the seat tally in the maiden District Development Council polls in Jammu and Kashmir by winning or leading in 112 seats out of 280 on Tuesday (December 22), followed by the BJP which emerged as the single largest party as it won 73 seats including three in the Kashmir valley for th...
Srinagar: Polling for the sixth phase of the District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir began on a dull note as fog and chilly weather due to snowfall kept most people indoors early on Sunday, officials said.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba, has said that boycotting the District Development Council (DDC) polls would have left the “field open for BJP and its proxies”.
Mufti’s party is a part of the People’s Alliance of Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), a collective of regional parties which has demand...
Srinagar: Two people, including a civilian, were injured after militants opened fire on a police party here on Sunday, police said.
The incident took place in Hawal area of the city, they said.
Militants opened fire on the police party at Hawal Chowk, resulting in injuries to a policeman and a civilian. They have been taken to the hospital, a police of...
Union minister Smriti Irani took a swipe at Mehbooba Mufti of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) by accusing the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration for not extending voting powers to Pakistani refugees, who have pride in the Indian flag
Srinagar: Polling got underway Tuesday morning in the second phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir amid chilly conditions and tight security arrangements, officials said here.
"Polling began at 7.00 am. Initial reports suggest that only a few people have so far turned out at polling stations due to early morning winter...
Two days after Mehbooba Mufti alleged that she was not allowed to meet an arrested youth leader of her party, the PDP chief and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister on Sunday (November 29) accused the BJP of muzzling dissent and attempting to ban her party.
“They are trying to get to me. They want to ban my party. Because I raise my voice, I ...
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Friday (November 27) alleged that she has been “illegally detained” again and her daughter Iltija put under house arrest, when they tried visiting the family of PDP youth wing president Waheed Parra, who was arrested by NIA on Wednesday (November 25) in a terror case.
The Union home ministry has cited "security scenario" to justify its refusal to share details about the suspension of telecom and internet services in Jammu and Kashmir. Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla has stated this in a letter to Lok Sabha General Secretary Snehlata Shrivastava.