Shots fired on CRPF vehicle at Sanat Nagar Chowk

Shots fired on CRPF vehicle at Sanat Nagar Chowk

Srinagar: Suspected militants attacked a company of paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Tuesday evening at Sanat Nagar Chowk in Srinagar. CRPF spokesperson Rakesh Yadav told Kashmir Reader that a company was on way to their camp at Rawalpora when militants opened fire on them. “The vehicle of C-29 battalion came under fire by […]

Trust us, PCI pleads with Kashmiri journalists

Trust us, PCI pleads with Kashmiri journalists

Srinagar: The Press Council of India (PCI) on Monday conceded that Kashmiri journalists did not trust the media monitoring body. At the release ceremony of the report, ‘Role of Media and Media Scenario in J&K’, made by a PCI team led by its chairman Justice CK Prasad, the PCI members said that the media industry […]

PCI awaits NIA response in Kamran Yousuf’s case

PCI awaits NIA response in Kamran Yousuf’s case

Srinagar: Outgoing chairman of the Press Council of India (PCI), Justice CK Prasad, said on Monday that there has been no response yet from the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on the PCI notice sent to it over the arrest of Kashmiri photojournalist Kamran Yousuf. Yousuf, a resident of Pulwama, was arrested by the NIA on […]

PCI recommends implementation of Majithia wage board award, other things

PCI recommends implementation of Majithia wage board award, other things

SRINAGAR: To preserve the freedom of press in Jammu and Kashmir, the Press Council of India (PCI) has suggested nearly dozen measures to the state and union governments. In a 16-page report, the PCI has recommended that the allocation and rates of advertisements be increased by the state government while it has asked for adoption […]

NIA tells Er Rasheed to go fetch property, bank documents

NIA tells Er Rasheed to go fetch property, bank documents

Srinagar: After five consecutive days of questioning in the “terror funding” case, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday told Member of Legislative Assembly Sheikh Abdul Rasheed, popularly known as Engineer Rasheed, to go home and fetch property documents and bank statements. Rasheed told Kashmir Reader that the NIA said he will be called back […]

Attempt to snatch cop’s rifle outside Jamia Masjid

Attempt to snatch cop’s rifle outside Jamia Masjid

Srinagar: In the second such incident within 24 hours, suspected militants attempted to snatch a rifle from another policeman in Srinagar on Thursday. A police official said that the incident happened outside the historic Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of old Srinagar in the evening. “An alert policeman foiled the attempt,” he said. Kashmir Inspector-General […]

Kashmiri youth making parents proud: Singh

Kashmiri youth making parents proud: Singh

Srinagar: Jammu BJP leader and Minister of State (MoS) in the Prime Ministers’ Office, Jitendra Singh, said on Thursday that the new generation of India, including of Jammu and Kashmir, has left behind ideas of caste, creed and religion, their priority now being “job placements”. “If we have to formulate any programme for Jammu and […]

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