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Assembly polls in J&K after new voter-list is completed: BJP

Assembly polls in J&K after new voter-list is completed: BJP

Srinagar: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said that Assembly elections will be conducted in Jammu and Kashmir as soon as a new voter-list as per the recently concluded Delimitation exercise is completed. Senior BJP leader and co-Incharge Jammu and Kashmir, Ashish Sood said preparations are on for holding elections in Jammu and Kashmir and that […]

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PC chief pitches for early assembly elections

PC chief pitches for early assembly elections

Says Centaur Hotel be handed over to next elected govt before it is put on sale

Srinagar: Asserting that the government elected by the people is the one that is needed here, Peoples Conference (PC) chairman, Sajad Gani Lone Tuesday said that the Center should conduct Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir at the earliest. Lone also criticized the government for taking possession of Centaur Lake View Hotel at Boulevard Road […]

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Increasing Covid cases, experts ask people to follow SOPs

Increasing Covid cases, experts ask people to follow SOPs

SRINAGAR: Attributing slight increase in COVID-19 positive cases for the last one week with ‘negligence’ of masses in following COVID-19 appropriate behavior as per protocol, Medical Superintendent, Chest Diseases Hospital, Dr Saleem Tak said the positive cases would continue to rise till norms are ‘flouted’. Dr Saleem Tak while admitting increase in positive cases said […]

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Many petrol pumps in Srinagar run dry; people aghast

Many petrol pumps in Srinagar run dry; people aghast

 Div Com blames HPCL’s transporters for ‘mischief’, says shortfall will end by evening

Srinagar: Hundreds of consumers were agitated Saturday as several petrol pumps in Srinagar ran out of stock even as the authorities and oil companies contested the reports of fuel shortage saying adequate stock is available at all refilling stations. In the wake of rumours about fuel shortage here for the past few days, braving intermittent […]

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Stone quarry owners threaten indefinite strike from Monday

Stone quarry owners threaten indefinite strike from Monday

Alleges undue ‘interference’ by outside state ‘brokers’  

SRINAGAR: Stone quarry owners from Panthachowk area on the city outskirts and its adjacent areas Saturday threatened indefinite strike from Monday, June 6 in case the administration does not take strong note of the ‘undue interference’ by outside state ‘brokers’ who they alleged want to ‘impair’ the industry. The aggrieved quarry owners said despite assurances […]

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Targeted killings a ploy by Pakistan to ‘defame’ majority community in Kashmir: BJP

Targeted killings a ploy by Pakistan to ‘defame’ majority community in Kashmir: BJP

SRINAGAR: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday blamed Pakistan for targeted killings of people from minority community in the valley with the sole objective to ‘defame’ majority community in India and world over. Admitting targeted killings of minority community members as a major cause of concern for security establishment and the society, the party accused the […]

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Four LeT terrorists killed in two encounters: Police

Four LeT terrorists killed in two encounters: Police

Ambreen gets justice as both her killers were killed in Awantipora encounter: IGP Kashmir

Srinagar: Four Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists, including two who were involved in killing a female TV artist, were killed in two separate encounters in Pulwama and Srinagar districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Friday. An encounter broke out at Aganhanzipora locality in Awantipora area of Pulwama district late on Thursday night, a police spokesman said. […]

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Midnight blaze guts offices of SP East, SDPO Kothibagh

Midnight blaze guts offices of SP East, SDPO Kothibagh

Srinagar: Offices of Superintendent of Police (SP) East, and Sub Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Kothibagh, at Residency Road were damaged in an overnight blaze — day after top floor of the Traffic Police headquarters was partially damaged in a similar incident at adjacent Maulana Azad Road here. Officials told ‘Kashmir Images’ that 1st floor of […]

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Pandit employees stage sit-in near BB Cant, demand transfer to safer places 

Pandit employees stage sit-in near BB Cant, demand transfer to safer places 

Srinagar: Continuing their protest against the killing of a Pandit employee Rahul Bhat by militants in Tehsil office at Chadoora area of Budgam earlier this month, Kashmiri Pandit employees today sat on a ‘dharna’ near Badami Bagh cantonment here to press for their transfer to safer places. Protestors said they don’t feel safe in Kashmir […]

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Atmosphere of hate in country dividing communities: Abdullah

Atmosphere of hate in country dividing communities: Abdullah

Pandits part of our body; those living beyond Lakhanpur cannot feel their pain: Mufti

Srinagar: Former chief ministers Farooq Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said an atmosphere of hate has been created in the country that is driving a wedge between various communities and called for efforts to arrest this trend. Abdullah said if the gap between the communities is to be bridged, the hateful campaigns like ‘The […]