Two sentenced to life in Ajmer blast case

Two sentenced to life in Ajmer blast case

Srinagar: Pronouncing the quantum of punishment in the 2007 Ajmer dargah blast case, a special National Investigative Agency Court on Wednesday sentenced the two accused, Devendra Gupta and Bhavesh Patel, to life imprisonment, The Indian Express reported. The court had earlier convicted three people in the case and had acquitted several others, including RSS worker […]

Three shops selling meat set ablaze in UP

Three shops selling meat set ablaze in UP

Hathras (UP): Three shops selling meat and fish were set afire by unidentified persons here, triggering panic in the area, police said Wednesday. The incident comes close on the heels of some slaughter houses being sealed in Uttar Pradesh after the BJP government led by Yogi Adityanath was sworn in. Police said the arson incident […]

Police bust fake appointment racket in Jammu, two held

Police bust fake appointment racket in Jammu, two held

Jammu: Police have busted a fake appointment racket and arrested two out of three members of the gang in Jammu. One Damil Sharma of Digiana belt of the city lodged a written complaint with police, stating that Mohammad Qasim Badana, Sajad Ahmed and Jahangir Khan- all belonging to Kashmir, met him and assured him a […]

Shahid-ul-Islam barred from visiting New Delhi

Shahid-ul-Islam barred from visiting New Delhi

Srinagar: Media advisor to Hurriyat (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, advocate Shahid-ul-Islam was Wednesday barred from visiting New Delhi to attend the function of Pakistan Day function scheduled at Pak High Commission, New Delhi on Thursday. A large contingent of police came to the residence of Shahid and detained him minutes before he was to […]

Fresh snow in upper reaches of Kashmir

Fresh snow in upper reaches of Kashmir

Srinagar: The ski resort of Gulmarg received fresh snowfall on Wednesday as the weather office forecast light to moderate rain and snow in Jammu and Kashmir during the next 24 hours. Fresh two inch deep snow has been recorded on ground in Gulmarg while Srinagar city received 6.8 mm of rain during the last 12 […]

Authorities ban pro-freedom leader’s visit to Pak HC

Authorities ban pro-freedom leader’s visit to Pak HC

Srinagar: Authorities have banned the visiting of pro-freedom leaders to Pak High Commission in New Delhi to attend different functions, especially related to Pakistan, sources said on Wednesday. Police have arrested or detained almost all the frontline pro-freedom leaders ahead of Pakistan Day, being celebrated on March 23. All the pro-freedom leaders, as always have […]

ECI appoints observers for Srinagar Lok Sabha polls

ECI appoints observers for Srinagar Lok Sabha polls

Srinagar: Election Commission of India (ECI) Tuesday appointed observers for smooth conduct of Srinagar Parliamentary bye polls, an official statement said. As per the statement in case of any grievances with regard to conduct of the bye-elections to the constituency political parties, nominated candidates, electorates and general public can contact the following observers: Kamlesh Kumar […]

7 more candidates file nominations for Srinagar LoK Sabha seat

7 more candidates file nominations for Srinagar LoK Sabha seat

Srinagar: On the last day of filing of nominations Tuesday, seven more candidates have filed their papers for Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency bye polls, official statement said. The candidates which include, Chetan Sharma of Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha, Bikram Singh of J&K Liberal Democratic Party, Farooq Ahmad Dar (Independent), Mirza Sajad Hussain Beigh of Rashtriya Jan […]

Muzaffar Baig is mentally bankrupt: Hurriyat

Muzaffar Baig is mentally bankrupt: Hurriyat

Reacting strongly against PDP leader Muzaffar Hussaian Baig’s remark about pro-freedom leaders, Hurriyat Conference (G) on Tuesday called his statement as “mental bankruptcy”. A spokesperson of the amalgam said that the remark of Baig was like a “pot calling the kettle black”. “The people who have become associated with pellets, bullets and Public Safety Act […]

Modi pulls up BJP MPs for absence in Parliament

Modi pulls up BJP MPs for absence in Parliament

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday pulled up BJP MPs for skipping Parliament proceedings following incidents of lack of quorum and even warned that he will keep a tab on them by calling any member any time during the session. Modi’s tough talk to his party MPs at the weekly BJP Parliamentary Party meeting […]