Majid Kapra

Yasin Khan appearing before NIA today

Yasin Khan appearing before NIA today

“I am a business leader, having nothing to hide or regret about”

Srinagar, Apr 17: Day after National Investigation Agency (NIA) summoned him to appear at its headquarters in New Delhi for questioning, KTMF and KEA chairman Mohammad Yasin Khan today said he will present himself before the investigators as per their directions. Khan who heads twin trade bodies including Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) and Kashmir Traders […]

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Families of Central jail prisoners protest fresh cases against their kin

Families of Central jail prisoners protest fresh cases against their kin

Srinagar, Apr 16: Family members of prisoners lodged at Srinagar’s Central Jail held a peaceful protest here Tuesday demanding the government to quash fresh FIRs lodged against their kin in alleged ‘arson’ case. Holding placards in their hands which read “Our sons are dying in central jail”, “Prisoners are not safe”, and “Stop shifting prisoners […]

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Defending Art 370, Soz asks separatist, mainstream groups to stand united

Defending Art 370, Soz asks separatist, mainstream groups to stand united

Srinagar, April 9: Veteran Congress leader and former union minister, professor Saif-ud-Din Soz Tuesday asserted that Jammu and Kashmir being a Muslim majority state cannot be the part of “Hindu Rashtra”. The Congressman went on to suggest all mainstream and separatist groups to stand united against assault on the special status of the state by […]

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Highway closure throws life out of gear

Highway closure throws life out of gear

NC, PC, PDP take out protest marches; defy ban on movement

Srinagar, Apr 07: Like common people, the mainstream politicians too are up in arms against the government ban on movement of civilian vehicles on the highway which came into effect today. While National Conference (NC), Peoples Conference (PC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) took out protest marches in Srinagar to defy the government ban on […]

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PDD: No decision taken yet on installation of prepaid electric meters

PDD: No decision taken yet on installation of prepaid electric meters

Srinagar, March 29: Power Development Department (PDD) on Friday refuted the media reports suggesting that prepaid electric meters will be installed by April this year in the state and said the government is yet to take any decision in this regard. Talking to Kashmir Images, PDD Chief Qazi Hashmat said the plan of installing prepaid […]

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Ban on Jamaat, JKLF will continue: Ram Madhav

Ban on Jamaat, JKLF will continue: Ram Madhav

Says NC and PDP mislead people by talking differently in Srinagar and Delhi

Srinagar, Mar 27: BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav Wednesday asserted clear that the ban on Jammat-e-Islami (JeI) and Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) will not be revoked. Addressing a press conference here, Madhav while referring to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and National Conference (NC) said those who wanting to revamp separatism to unleash disturbances […]

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Madhav accuses NC, PDP of duplicity

Madhav accuses NC, PDP of duplicity

‘They speak one language in Kashmir, another in Delhi’

Srinagar, March 26: Accusing the NC and PDP of “double-standards”, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary, Ram Madhav Tuesday said only ‘good’ leaders will go to the Parliament. Without naming the two parties, the BJP leader said people being aware of their ‘duplicitous nature’ as they have observed what actually they are. “They have […]

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Contingent Paid Workers stage protest in Sgr over non-payment of salary

Contingent Paid Workers stage protest in Sgr over non-payment of salary

‘It’s a paltry amount which does not exceed 300 rupees a year’

Srinagar, March 25: Contingent Paid Workers (CPW) from frontier Kupwara district who work as cooks, sweepers, watchman’s today staged protest against the government for withholding their salary. Protesters mostly women amid sloganeering “we want justice, release our salary” this afternoon appeared at Lal Chowk here to highlight the problems being faced by them. The protesting […]

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Shah Faesal’s JKPM not to contest LS elections, urges people to vote

Shah Faesal’s JKPM not to contest LS elections, urges people to vote

Srinagar, March 23: Bureaucrat turned politician, Dr Shah Faesal Saturday announced that his recently formed party Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement will not participate in upcoming Lok-Sabha elections in the state but asked the people to vote in large numbers for electing the “right candidates”. Addressing a press conference at Kashmir Press club here, Shah […]

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PDP opposes clubbing of polling booths

PDP opposes clubbing of polling booths

Srinagar, March 22: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Friday claimed that Election Commission of India (ECI) move to convert polling stations into cluster will decrease participation of people in upcoming LS polls in the state. Addressing a press conference at party headquarters here, PDP Vice-President and former Minister, Abdul Rehman Veeri said the ECI decision to […]

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