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India is heading towards Hindu Rashtra and fascism: Geelani

'Indian politicians are following deceit and double standard' Srinagar, Jan 16 (KNS): India is heading towards Hindu Rashtra and fascism, said Syed Ali Geelani, saying that recent statement of BJP leader Surinder Singh, serves as an eye-opener and a big blow for all pro-Indian parties and their local henchmen. Commenting over the recent statement of BJP leader Surinder Sigh wherein ... Read More »

PDP MLC accuses former Assembly Speaker of Land Grab

Srinagar, Jan 16 (KNS): The ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) legislator on Tuesday created ruckus in the upper house of the state legislature, accusing NC MLA of land grab in central Kashmir’s Budgam district. According to the KNS correspondent, ahead of the question hour in the state legislative council, PDP MLC Yasir Reshi stood up from his place and sought immediate attention ... Read More »

No final decision so far to fully operationalise new administrative units: Govt

Permanent infrastructure subjected to availability of sufficient financial resources Srinagar, Jan 16 (KNS): The government on Tuesday informed the legislative Assembly that it has not taken any decision so far to fully operationalise the new administrative units. According to KNS correspondent, in a written reply to Assembly the government has said that though it intends to strengthen the newly created administrative units, ... Read More »

Kashmiri artist to lead ‘Team India’ selected for US Snow Sculpture Championship-2018  

SRINAGAR, JAN 16 (PTK): A snow sculpture team of India led by a young Kashmiri artist has been selected for the second consecutive year for Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championship 2018 to be held in United States.   The snow sculpture team ‘Callisto’ was selected from India for the first time in 2017 for the international snow sculpture championship which is ... Read More »

Will resign from ministry if corruption charges proved: Abdul Haq Khan

  SRINAGAR, JAN 16 (PTK): Jammu and Kashmir Rural Development minister Abdul Haq Khan today offered to resign after a Congress legislator levelled allegations of corruption against him in the implementation of a centrally-sponsored scheme.   "I will leave the ministry if the allegations of corruption are proved right," Khan said in the Legislative Assembly after Congress MLA from Banihal Vikar ... Read More »

Rs 362 cr allocated to DDMRRR during 2017-18 to meet unforeseen exigencies: Mir

            Minister for Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and & Reconstruction, Javaid Mustafa Mir informed the House that newly created Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction (DMRRR)  Department was allocated Rs 362 crore for 2017-18 to meet unforeseen exigencies.     “Jammu and Kashmir is highly prone to earthquakes, floods, avalanches, flash floods etc and the Government created this separate Department ... Read More »

Yasin Malik demands release of Kashmiri businessman, Participates in protest held by family

Srinagar, Jan 12, CNS: The relatives and family members once again questioned the arrest of a Kashmiri businessman Bilal Ahmed Kawa of Alikadal Srinagar in 17 year-old Red Fort attack case, terming the detention unwarranted and uncalled for.     Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik also participated in the protest. He lambasted Delhi Police for arresting an innocent whose name ... Read More »

General Rawat’s prescription reflects RSS thinking: Soz

'Kashmiris can never accept it' Srinagar, Jan 14 (KNS): Former union minister and senior Congress leader, Prof Saifuddin Soz on Sunday said that the statement of General Rawat before a press conference on the sidelines of the Army Day has evoked considerable alarm in Kashmir. Soz said that one does not understand why the General was drawn into making an extremely political ... Read More »

Present Kashmir situation gravely disturbing and worrisome: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq 

Srinagar, Jan 12, CNS: APHC chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday addressed the faithful after two consecutive weeks at the historic Jamia Masjid in downtown as he was detained under house detention. Post the Waz-o-Tableeg Majlis commenting on the situation Mirwaiz termed the present situation in Kashmir as gravely disturbing and worrisome as the killing of civilians especially youth continued unabated and ... Read More »