Majid Kapra

PDP rejects CBI probe in Kathua incident

PDP rejects CBI probe in Kathua incident

Srinagar, March 15: Reacting to the demand for ally BJP to hand over the refer Kathua rape-and-murder case to CBI for probe, ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday said that central probe agencies have no role when the state police is competent enough to investigate and crack cases on its own. Minister for Disaster […]

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Agitating contractors lock-down R&B Chief Engineer’s office

  Srinagar, March 14: The valley based contractors, who have been on indefinite strike since February 27, today locked down the office of Chief Engineer, Roads and Buildings (R&B) at Rajbagh as a mark of protest against delay in releasing their pending bills. The protesting contractors, whose strike entered into sixteenth day, assembled at R&B […]

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Pro-freedom slogans rock Sri Sri’s function; organisers accused of cheating

Pro-freedom slogans rock Sri Sri’s function; organisers accused of cheating

Srinagar, March 10: Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC), the venue for a peace program organized by ‘The Art of Living Foundation’ Saturday reverberated with ‘pro-freedom’ slogans forcing the chief guest Sri Sri Ravi Shanker to cut-short his speech and leave. As soon as Sri Sri started his speech, people who had arrived from different parts […]

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Playing football with Lenin

BY: Murtaza Shibli Russian communist revolutionary Lenin has remained an inspiration for generations of young people across the world in their wars of independence, mainly against Western colonialists. Many freedom fighters in British India – Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs, and others across ethnic or geographic divides were inspired by Leninist ideas. The Bolshevik Revolution of […]

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Don’t politicize rape-and-murder case: SWC

Don’t politicize rape-and-murder case: SWC

Says SWC trying to rehabilitate Kunan-Poshpora rape victims

Srinagar, Mar 08: Terming Kathua rape-and-murder a ‘blot’ on society, State Women’s Commission (SWC) chairperson, Nayeema Ahmad Mehjoor on International Women’s Day today asserted that the incident has tarnished humanity, and  should not be ‘politicized’. “I don’t know who is politicizing the incident; what I personally and on behalf of my commission believe is that […]

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Shutdown continued for the second consecutive day on Tuesday…

Shutdown continued for the second consecutive day on Tuesday…

Shutdown continued for the second consecutive day on Tuesday across south Kashmir districts to mourn the Shopian killings Photo /Muneeb-Ul-Islam Majid [email protected] thekashmirimages.com

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7 houses gutted in fire

Srinagar, Mar 06: Seven residential structures were destroyed in a devastating blaze at Sheikh Colony Makhdoom Sahab area in old city here this afternoon. Witnesses said seven residential structures were gutted —  three of them completely — following short-circuit in one of the houses in congested locality. “Fire broke out at 2: 45 pm this […]

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FJCC demands reinstatement of dismissed employees

  Srinagar, March 3: Admitting ‘discursively’ their alleged involvement, Employees Joint Consultative Committee (EJCC) Saturday sought ‘general amnesty’ for twelve government employees who were ‘sacked’ on charges of being involved in 2016 unrest. Addressing media at a local hotel here, EJCC an amalgam of various employees unions appealed the state government to announce general amnesty […]

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Old city traders protest against rape, murder of Kathua girl

Old city traders protest against rape, murder of Kathua girl

Srinagar, March 1: Traders in old city on Thursday staged protest demanding capital punishment to the accused involved in rape and murder of a Kathua minor girl. Carrying banners and placards in their hands which read “hang rapist and do justice with minor Asifa” hundreds of traders under the banner of Central Traders and Manufacturers […]

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APDP faction holds sit-in; seeks details of 112 disappeared person of Banihal

Srinagar, Feb 28: The families of the victims of enforced disappearances Wednesday held a sit-in protest here urging the government to provide status report vis-à-vis the disappearances of 112 persons “at the hands of government forces” in Banihal area in of Ramban district. The victim families under the banner of Association of Parents of Disappeared […]