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Pulwama encounter ends, militants escape, CRPF trooper killed

Two houses damaged, civilian injured during gunfight Srinagar, May 12 (GNS): Militants believed to be three in number managed to escape following a fierce gunfight in which a CRPF trooper was killed at Bargam village of south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday wee hours. Official sources told GNS that an encounter started between militants and government forces including 55 RR, ... Read More »

Cabinet approves up-gradation of PHCs at Rohama, Kot Balwal, Achabal to level of SDHs

  Approves scheme for placement of JKPS officers in higher scales Srinagar, May 11 (KNS): The Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today accorded sanction to the up-gradation of Primary Health Centre (PHC) Rohama, Baramulla to the level of Sub-District Hospital along-with creation of 27 posts of various categories and up-gradation of PHC Kot Bhalwal, Jammu and PHC Achabal, ... Read More »

Says military solution will only make Kashmir conflict more chronic: Hurriyat (M)

Srinagar, May 10 (KNS): Reacting to the latest statement of Indian Army Chief on Kashmir, Hurriyat Conference (M) said that would the head of the British forces who colonized integrated India and ruled for more than 100 years killing thousands of Indians and committing massacres like Jallianwala Bagh ever concede that Indians will get freedom? “The British forces like the ... Read More »

Newly elected Speaker, Nirmal Singh endorses Army chief’s statement

Says, ‘it is clear message that there is no space for violence’ Srinagar, May 10 (KNS): Supporting the Indian army chief General Bipin Rawat’s, statement that Azadi “freedom” is not possible as “they will always fight those who seek Azadi in Kashmir”, Senior BJP leader and the newly elected Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Speaker, Nirmal Singh Thursday said that Army chief ... Read More »

Nirmal Singh elected as speaker of JK legislative Assembly, CM, greets him

Says JK Assembly most powerful, Opposition has to play important role Other political parties assures full support Srinagar, May 10 (KNS): Senior BJP leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh was Thursday elected as Speaker of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly. Though the opposition has nominated Usman Majeed as the opposition candidate, Dr Singh got the maximum votes. According ... Read More »

Altaf Bukhari reviews regularization process of Casual Workers

Asks Administrative Secretaries to submit cases after thorough verification, scrutiny Srinagar, May 10 (KNS): Minister for Finance and Labour & Employment, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today reviewed the scrutiny process of casual workers for their regularization under the already notified SRO 520. The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary BB Vyas, Financial Commissioner Housing and Urban Development Department, K B ... Read More »

CM Mehbooba chairs all-party meeting on Kashmir situation

Expresses concern over deteriorating situation in Valley, says ‘it is important to revive the dialogue process, centre should consider Ramadhan ceasefire’ All parties attend five-hour long meeting, stress on the need for a political outreach Srinagar, Apr 09 (KNS): Amid unabated violence in Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today convened an all-party meeting here to discuss the situation in the ... Read More »

Shopian killings: Valley shuts for second consecutive day

Restrictions continue in Srinagar areas Srinagar, May 08 (KNS): Authorities on Tuesday continued to impose restrictions in parts of Srinagar city and other areas of Kashmir valley keeping in view of the extension in the call for shutdown till Tuesday by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL). Police said that restrictions remain in force in Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, M.R.Gunj, Safa Kadal, Maisuma and Kralkhud. All ... Read More »

Chiddabaram tells Mehbooba to go back to the philosophy of her father

New Delhi, May 8, CNS:  India’s former Home Minister P.Chiddabaram has said that New Delhi’s Kashmir policy particularly muscular approach has driven Jammu Kashmir towards the present catastrophic situation. He also said that Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti should realize that BJP is the core of the problem.    In a series of tweets, P. Chiddabaram said: “The PDP-BJP coalition is the gravest ... Read More »