Tuesday, February 19, 2019

J&K Assembly should be dissolved to prevent horse-trading; says Omar

SRINAGAR: National Conference vice president and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has sought dissolution of the Legislative Assembly to thwart attempts of horse-trading. Speaking to reporters after the party's Core Group in Srinagar, Omar said...

Mehbooba asks separatists to talk with New Delhi to end bloodshed

SRINAGAR: Terming the Centre's renewed offer for talks as an 'opportunity', Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, has asked separatists to hold dialogue with New Delhi and play their part to end 'bloodshed' in Jammu and...

Nine new battalions to be deployed in J&K: Rajnath

SRINAGAR: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that nine new battalions will be deployed in the border areas of Jammu and Kashmir. Taking note of the repeated shelling by Pakistani forces, Rajnath said that...

Militants to be blamed if hit hard: Omar Abdullah

SRINAGAR: Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has said militants "will only have themselves to blame" if security forces hit them harder than before after the Centre's peace initiative ends. On May 16, the Union Government...

Bail application of Zahoor dismissed

NEW DELHI: National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court in Delhi on Friday dismissed bail application of Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali, who was arrested for his alleged role in a terror-funding case involving Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief...

Lone confirms withdrawal of cases against stone-pelters

BHIWANI (Haryana) Lieutenant General (Retd.) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha MP Dr. D.P. Vats has said that the stone pelters in Jammu and Kashmir should be shot dead. Dr. Vats said, "I read...

No militant recruitment during ceasefire: Gen Bhatt

SRINAGAR: General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the Srinagar-based Chinar Corps, Lieutenant General A K Bhatt said on Tuesday that there is no indication of militant recruitments during suspension of the security operations against militants. The...

Ramzan ceasefire bringing relief in J&K: Mehbooba

SRINAGAR: J&K Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has said that the militants are trying to sabotage the Ramzan ceasefire announced by the central government. She also said the ceasefire was bringing relief to the people...

Rajnath to review security situation during J&K visit

NEW DELHI: Amid the Ramzan truce in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit the valley this week to review the ground situation. It would be the home minister's first visit after...

Omar Abdullah questions killing of Qaiser Bhat

JAMMU: National Conference working president and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday asked the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to explain if driving jeeps over protesters was the new Standard Operating Procedure...