Majid Kapra

Encroachments along Khushalsar, Gilsar will be removed: Div Com

Encroachments along Khushalsar, Gilsar will be removed: Div Com

Srinagar’s water bodies finally catch govt attention…

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K. Pole Saturday assured that illegal constructions that have come up in and around the Khushalsar and Gilsar lakes in Srinagar will be removed shortly. Div Com while lamenting over the ‘deteriorated’ condition of these small lakes, which are connected to each other via narrow strait spanned by a bridge […]

 Majid Kapra

Transporters call off proposed strike after govt ‘nod’ to fare hike

Transporters call off proposed strike after govt ‘nod’ to fare hike

Srinagar: Transporters in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday called off their proposed indefinite strike saying the government had agreed in principle over their demands including a “19 percent hike in fare” besides others. Authorities in the J&K Transport Department, however, did not specify any particular percentage of hike in the fare sanctioned to the transporters. […]

 Majid Kapra

Pak wives of ex-Kashmiri militants hold protest march, appeal PM to resolve their issues 

Pak wives of ex-Kashmiri militants hold protest march, appeal PM to resolve their issues 

Srinagar: Pakistani origin spouses of ex-Kashmiri militants today held a protest march in city centre Lal Chowk here urging the government to issue travel documents to them so that they could visit their parental homes situated across the Line of Control (LoC). Accusing the government of giving a cold shoulder to their “genuine demands”, the […]

 Majid Kapra

Retail mutton dealer’s hit streets, appeal govt to end stalemate

Retail mutton dealer’s hit streets, appeal govt to end stalemate

Srinagar: Retail mutton dealers from Srinagar took to streets here Tuesday, urging the authorities to end ‘stalemate’ over mutton rates. They alleged that the rates fixed by the government, is causing them losses. Scores of retail mutton dealers amid sloganeering assembled at Srinagar’s Press Enclave this afternoon and staged a protest demanding an end to […]

 Majid Kapra

FEROCIOUS FRIDAY

FEROCIOUS FRIDAY

Two cops killed in Baghat attack; 3 militants killed in Shopian encounter; cop killed, another injured in Beerwah encounter

Srinagar: Militants fired at and killed two unarmed policemen in an upmarket Srinagar area, an incident witnessed by several people and captured on CCTV cameras, police said on Friday. “The two policemen were on duty at Baghat on the high-security airport road when they were attacked. The terrorist can be seen pulling out an assault […]

 Majid Kapra

Police acts swift, arrests 3 for attack on Krishna Dhaba owner’s son in Srinagar

Police acts swift, arrests 3 for attack on Krishna Dhaba owner’s son in Srinagar

Srinagar: Police on Friday said it has arrested three persons allegedly owing allegiance to a shadow outfit of the Lashkar-e-Taiba for their involvement in the attack on the son of the owner of a popular eatery – Krishna Dhaba — here earlier this week. “We have arrested three men who were involved in the attack […]

 Majid Kapra

JKPCC chief terms foreign envoys’ visit ‘guided tour’

JKPCC chief terms foreign envoys’ visit ‘guided tour’

Threatens to hit streets against property tax, hike in power, water tariffs

Srinagar: Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president, Ghulam Ahmad Mir Thursday termed foreign envoys’ visit to Jammu and Kashmir as ‘guided tour’ saying no political party was invited by the government to meet the twenty-four member delegation. Talking to reporters at the PCC headquarters here, Mir alleged that the government had invited its “own well-wishers” to […]

 Majid Kapra

Bukhari asks govt to revisit decision of imposing property tax in J&K

Bukhari asks govt to revisit decision of imposing property tax in J&K

Srinagar: Apni Party president Mohammad Altaf Bukhari Tuesday asked the government to ‘revisit’ its decision of imposing property tax in Jammu and Kashmir. Bukhari said since no major economic activity was witnessed in the newly carved-out Union Territory after August 05, 2019, imposing property tax would be no less than a ‘shocker’ for the people […]

 Majid Kapra

Family of arrested militant stages protest, demands info about him

Family of arrested militant stages protest, demands info about him

Srinagar: The family of Zahoor Ahmad Rather, who was arrested in connection with the killing of three BJP workers and a policeman in south Kashmir last year, staged a protest here on Monday, claiming he had nothing to do with militancy after he had surrendered in 2006. Police had said Rather alias Sahil alias Khalid […]

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Deport us to Pakistan if we are ‘illegal immigrants’: say Pak spouses of ex-Kashmiri militants

Deport us to Pakistan if we are ‘illegal immigrants’: say Pak spouses of ex-Kashmiri militants

Srinagar, Feb 15: Pakistani spouses of ex-Kashmiri militants on Monday once again appealed the government to either issue travel documents to them or deport them to their native country, if they are living as ‘illegal immigrants’ in India. Addressing a press conference at Kashmir Press Club here, the Pakistani women who had crossed over to […]

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