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Deprived of livelihood, Stone quarry workers protest against government order

Deprived of livelihood, Stone quarry workers protest against government order

Mir Sam Reports Bandipora : After the government banned the mining of stones,scores of people of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Monday register their protest and termed Govt’s ban a serious threat to their livelihood. Scores of protestors talking with Kashmir Glacier over phone rued the government decision and termed it a serious threat to […]

Kashmir will continue to remain cornerstone of Pakistan’s foreign policy

Kashmir will continue to remain cornerstone of Pakistan’s foreign policy

Islamabad: Minister for Foreign Affairs of Pakistan Shah Mahmood Qureshi has reiterated that Kashmir would continue to remain the cornerstone of Pakistan’s foreign policy. Chairing a meeting here with the leaders from Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) as a follow-up to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s address to the PoK’s Legislative Assembly in Muzaffarabad on 5 February, Qureshi […]

25 MEPs to visit J&K on Feb 12

25 MEPs to visit J&K on Feb 12

Srinagar: A group of 25 European Parliamentarians (MEPs) are visiting Jammu and Kashmir later this week ahead of vote on the resolution on Jammu and Kashmir that was discussed in EU Parliament last month. The EU Parliamentarians are coming on two day visit which is likely to begin on February 12 and it is being […]

Work on to include Mughal Gardens in UNESCO list

Work on to include Mughal Gardens in UNESCO list

Srinagar: Steps are being taken to bring the famed Mughal Gardens of Srinagar on the prestigious list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Muneer-ul-Islam, Director of Archives & Archaeology, who holds the charge of Secretary, Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL), informed that the department is working toward the said direction. He […]

Normalcy acrobatics go on: Mehbooba Mufti slams BJP’s Kashmir outreach amid lockdown

Normalcy acrobatics go on: Mehbooba Mufti slams BJP’s Kashmir outreach amid lockdown

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti, who has been under detention for over 6 months now, has hit out at Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi over his Kashmir tour says “normalcy acrobatics in full swing”. Mehbooba Mufti tweeted on Wednesday, “Normalcy acrobatics in full swing. Kashmir continues to reel under a crippling internet […]

Fresh raids on disgraced DSP’s residence in Kashmir

Fresh raids on disgraced DSP’s residence in Kashmir

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday carried out fresh raids at the residence of disgraced Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh, who was caught while transporting two militants Naveed Baby, Rafi Ahmed and a lawyer Irfan Ahmed in his vehicle to Jammu on January 11. According to police sources, the two militants and […]

Jammu-Srinagar NH shut for second day due to multiple landslides

Jammu-Srinagar NH shut for second day due to multiple landslides

Banihal/Jammu: Multiple landslides at several places hampered restoration work on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway which remained closed for the second day on Wednesday, officials said. The highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, was closed for traffic on Tuesday following fresh snowfall and incessant rains. Though the weather improved, […]

Trump again offers to ‘help’ resolve Kashmir issue, meets Pak PM Imran in Davos

Trump again offers to ‘help’ resolve Kashmir issue, meets Pak PM Imran in Davos

Davos: President Donald Trump has said that the US is watching the developments between India and Pakistan over Kashmir “very closely” and repeated his offer to “help” resolve the longstanding dispute between the two neighbours as he met Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum here in the Swiss ski […]

BJP’s outreach programme to J&K nothing but a hoax: Tarigami

BJP’s outreach programme to J&K nothing but a hoax: Tarigami

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the CPI(M) on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on the BJP over its public outreach programme in the Union Territory, saying “the move to parachute 36 ministers is a propaganda in panic mode as the party has failed on every count throughout the country”. “What is the need […]

Central ministers in Kashmir to spread positivity among people: Naqvi

Central ministers in Kashmir to spread positivity among people: Naqvi

Srinagar: Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said the team of Central ministers were in Jammu and Kashmir to spread positivity among the people and to create a “strong environment of change”. A group of central ministers are on a visit to Jammu and Kashmir to spread awareness about the positive impact of abrogation […]

OPINION

Davinder arrest threatens the fragile trust Kashmiri Sikhs enjoy with Indian state & Muslims

Khushdeep Kaur Malhotra The details of Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh’s alleged involvement with militants and purported role as a ‘double agent’ are still not clear, and perhaps will never be. But the incident has opened familiar and painful wounds for the Sikh community in the Valley. A notification issued by […]