Gunfight breaks out in J&K

Srinagar, June 19 : A gunfight started on Tuesday evening between hiding militants and the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. Police said following intelligence inputs about a group of militants hiding in the area, security forces comprising the army’s counter-insurgency Rashtriya Rifles, Central Reserve Police Force and the Special Operations […]

BJP quits J&K government, ends alliance with PDP

[New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in-charge for Jammu and Kashmir Ram Madhav, flanked by the state Dy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta and BJP state chief Ravinder Raina, addresses a press conference in New Delhi on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.The BJP has decided to pull out of the alliance government with Mehbooba Mufti-led People’s Democratic […]

BJP quits J&K government, ends alliance with PDP

[**FILE PHOTO** Jammu: In this file photo dated January 27, 2017, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti during the Budget Session of the J-K Legislative Assembly in Jammu. BJP on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, has pulled out of the PDP-BJP alliance government in Jammu and Kashmir. ( /PTI] New Delhi, June 19 : The […]

BJP quits J&K government, ends alliance with PDP

New Delhi, June 19 : The BJP on Tuesday ended its alliance with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and pulled out of the PDP-led Jammu and Kashmir government, saying it had become “untenable” to continue in the coalition. “Three years ago BJP formed a government in Jammu and Kashmir with the PDP with some goals. […]

Separatists call strike against Bukhari killing

Srinagar, June 19 : The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a grouping of senior separatist leaders, on Tuesday called for a protest shutdown on Thursday against the murder of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari and civilian killings in the Kashmir Valley. Senior separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik called for a […]