Two J&K students booked for disrespecting national anthem

Jammu, Nov 23 : An FIR was lodged on Thursday against two students of the Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri for allegedly disrespecting the national anthem, police said. A police official here said that based on videographic evidence, an FIR has been lodged in Rajouri police station against the two […]

Policy tweak to ensure normalcy in Kashmir: Jaitley

New Delhi, Nov 22 : Any policy tweak on Kashmir is to ensure normalcy in the state, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday in response to a query about the Centre advocating withdrawal of cases against first-time stone-pelters in the Valley. “The government’s policy is (aimed) to normalise the situation in Kashmir and bring […]

Situation improving, but will Modi’s policy bring Kashmir back from the brink?

  The investigation agencies and security forces seem to have throttled the terror funding after a massive crackdown against separatists and terrorist elements using stone-pelting as a weapon of choice to spawning unrest in Kashmir valley. Manish Tiwari | Chandigarh Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s opponents may not like to admit it. But there are enough […]

Farooq Abdullah reiterates his stand on autonomy

Jammu, Nov 18 : Defending his assertion for internal autonomy to both parts of divided Kashmir without obliterating the Line of Control (LoC), National Conference (NC) President Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said if India wants to get Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PoK), let it move towards the LoC with guns. “If India wants to liberate the PoK, […]

Bhutia offers training stint to Kashmiri youth Majid Khan

New Delhi, Nov 18 : Former Indian Captain Bhaichung Bhutia has written to the Jammu and Kashmir Football Federation offering a training stint to Kashmiri youth Majid Khan, a footballer who recently returned home after quitting the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). “I was very sad to read reports of Majid joining a terrorist organisation. Football has provided […]

Police officer, militant killed in Srinagar gunfight

Srinagar, Nov 17 : A middle rung police officer and a militant were killed on Friday in a gunfight in summer capital Srinagar, police said. Militants attacked a police checking party at Zakura on the outskirts of Srinagar city in the evening. “Sub-Inspector of Police Imran Tak was critically injured in this encounter. He later […]