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SC stay on proceedings of Trial Court to ensure petition by victim’s father is not rendered in-fructuous: AG

‘Crime Branch not barred from filing supplementary charge-sheet’ Jammu, April 27: Advocate General, Jammu and Kashmir Government Jahangir Iqbal Ganai today made it clear that the Supreme Court has stayed the trial in Kathua case to ensure that the petition filed by the victim’s father for transfer of the case is not rendered in-fructuous. “The Crime Branch of Jammu and ... Read More »

Darbar Move: Sgr gets facelift as offices to reopen on May 7

All necessary arrangements to be put in place: Div Administration Srinagar, Apr 26 (KNS): A major face lift exercise has been launched by the Estates Department and the R&B authorities besides other agencies including Srinagar Municipal Corporation and SDA, ahead of Darbar move to the summer capital of the State. The move offices to close in Jammu on April 27 ... Read More »

Geelani reminds world body of its commitments made to people of Kashmir

Srinagar, April 26: Stressing that the peace, stability, and development of whole South Asia connected to the resolution of the Kashmir issue, Syed Ali Geelani said that for the peace and development of the region, the 15 million people of the whole of Jammu and Kashmir have to decide their future political destination. Hailing the statement of Pakistan President Mamoon Hussain, ... Read More »

Civilian killed in Anantnag militant attack

Anantang, Apr 26, CNS: A civilian was killed after militants opened fire on Government Forces in Anantnag district of South Kashmir.    Reports said that militants targeted Road Opening Party of CRPF on Pahalgam-Anantnag road near Lazibal. The gunshots created panic in busy town.    Witnesses said that CRPF retaliated and the exchange of fire continued for some time. A civilian identified as ... Read More »

Army resorts to aerial firing at IUST

‘Protests started only after unprovoked firing: VC Pulwama, Apr 26, CNS: Army resorted to massive aerial firing at Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) Awantipora on Thursday creating panic among students.    Reports said that army resorted to aerial firing after a couple of students pelted stones on them.        “The atmosphere was reverberated with gunshots for at least 10 minutes. Besides, firing, our ... Read More »

Right time to revoke AFSPA as Govt claim normalcy in JK: Oppn

‘PDP betrayed people as it failed to fulfill its promises’ Srinagar, Apr 25 (KNS): Following the revocation of Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) in Meghalaya and partially in Arunachal Pradesh, the opposition political parties here said that the government should take measures to revoke AFSPA from the state as it claim normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir. National Conference (NC) ... Read More »

‘Revoking AFSPA in time of militancy not possible’ says BJP

Govt will take decision at appropriate time: Ashok Koul Srinagar, Apr 25 (KNS): The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Wednesday made it clear that unless the militancy and stone pelting doesn’t stop in the valley, the Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA), should not be revoked from the Jammu and Kashmir. “Our stand is very clear that AFSPA cannot be revoked unless and ... Read More »

Four militants, one cop, Army trooper killed in Tral encounter

Two among them were very important: SSP Awantipora Srinagar, Apr 24 (KNS): Four Jaish militants, one policeman and an Army trooper were Tuesday killed in an encounter that raged between forces and militants in Laam Aripal village of Tral area in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. Police said that all the four militants who were affiliated with Jaish-e-Mohammad were killed in ... Read More »

Demand for withdrawing AFSPA in JK;

‘Act must go but situation not conducive’, says ruling PDP Srinagar, Apr 24 (KNS): With the voices getting louder for the revocation of Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) in Jammu and Kashmir, the Ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday said that though the act must go but maintained that situation was not conducive to withdraw the act. The AFSPA is in ... Read More »