Majid Kapra

Newly elected Panchayat members demand increased honorarium

Newly elected Panchayat members demand increased honorarium

Srinagar, Dec 14: The newly elected Panchayat members today asked the government not to make fun of their sacrifices by fixing paltry amount of rupees Rs 1000 and Rs 2000 as their monthly honorarium. “Government by fixing rupees 1000 and 2000 monthly honorarium for newly elected Panchayat members has slapped the democracy for which we […]

 Majid Kapra

On Int’l HR Day, APDP seeks whereabouts of victims of disappearances  

On Int’l HR Day, APDP seeks whereabouts of victims of disappearances   

Srinagar, Dec 10: On the International Human Rights Day, Association of the Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) on Monday held a silent sit-in protest here seeking whereabouts of their missing relatives. Led by APDP chairperson Parveena Ahangar, scores of the family members of missing persons amid bone-chilling cold assembled at the Press Enclave here this […]

 Majid Kapra

KCCI hold protest march against human rights violations in Kashmir

KCCI hold protest march against human rights violations in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 8: Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) on Saturday took out a protest march against the human rights violations in Kashmir Valley. Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik had urged people to hold protests and observe Dec 03-09 as human rights week. Heeding […]

 Majid Kapra

Two employees of Mughal Darbar found dead at food outlet’s factory

Two employees of Mughal Darbar found dead at food outlet’s factory

Srinagar: Two employees of Mughal Darbar Bakery and restaurant died allegedly of suffocation caused by gas leak in the food outlets factory at HMT in Srinagar on the night intervening Friday and Saturday. Reports said two employees of Mughal Darbar fell unconscious at their room where they were sleeping. The deceased employees were identified as […]

 Majid Kapra

Governor encroaching on democratic spaces: Mehbooba

Governor encroaching on democratic spaces: Mehbooba

Warns against fiddling with J&K's constitutional status; threatens agitation

Srinagar, Dec 07: Accusing Governor Satya Pal Malik of trespassing into the democratic space here through his “hasty decisions” which are against the “interests of the people”, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti Friday said there should be no meddling with the constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmir till a popular government takes over. […]

 Majid Kapra

Kashmir Inc urges separatists to come up with alternative to regular shutdowns

Kashmir Inc urges separatists to come up with alternative to regular shutdowns

Srinagar, Dec 06: Seeking an alternative to shutdowns, Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry Thursday appealed the separatist leadership to play its role to end sufferings of the business community in Kashmir. Addressing media at the Chamber office here, KCCI chairman Sheikh Ashiq also asked the State and the Central government to create a “congenial” […]

 Majid Kapra

ReT teachers hit streets, demand implementation of 7th pay commission

ReT teachers hit streets, demand implementation of 7th pay commission

Srinagar, December 3: Rehbar-e-Taleem Teachers (ReT’s) on Monday again hit streets to protest government’s delay in implementing 7th pay commission and delinking of their salaries with state sector. Shouting anti administration slogans, hundreds of ReT’s under the banner of Jammu and Kashmir Rehbar-e-Taleem Teachers Forum (JKReTF) assembled at Lal Chowk this afternoon and staged protest […]

 Majid Kapra

Employees of JK Cements demand pending salaries

Employees of JK Cements demand pending salaries

Srinagar, November 30: Employees of Jammu and Kashmir Cements Limited today threatened “lockdown” incase their five month’s pending salary is not released immediately. Demanding end to ‘injustice’ being meted out to six hundred employees and equal number of families, the agitating employees staged demonstrations at JK Cements head office Sonwar demanding release of five month’s […]

 Majid Kapra

J&K Bank employees, PDP protests

J&K Bank employees, PDP protests

Srinagar, Nov 29: Employees of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank staged a protest here Thursday demanding a rollback of the decision of Governor Satya Pal Malik-led State Administrative Council (SAC) to treat the bank as a public sector undertaking. Scores of employees of the bank assembled at its corporate headquarters on M A Road and […]

 Majid Kapra

Kashmiri youth forced into militancy: KCSDS

Kashmiri youth forced into militancy: KCSDS

Srinagar, Nov 29: Kashmir Centre for Social and Developmental Studies (KCSDS) Thursday asked the Centre to adopt “sympathetic” approach to deal with the youth who join militant ranks “out of compulsion”. Addressing media at a local hotel here, KCSDC chairperson Prof. Hameeda Nayeem said India should treat Kashmiri youth as its own children if Kashmir […]

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