PDP demands judicial probe

PDP demands judicial probe

Jammu: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday demanded a judicial probe into the killing of a member of a Gujjar community during an anti-encroachment drive in the Samba district of Jammu on Monday. “The killing of a civilian is unfortunate and the PDP demands that a judicial probe be immediately ordered into the killing”, […]

Register case against DC, SHO: Jama’at

Register case against DC, SHO: Jama’at

SRINAGAR: Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir (JeI) on Tuesday expressed its anger over the demolishing drive carried by Jammu Developmental Authority (JDA) in Bari-Brahmana, Jammu. “Communal and fascist officials have demolished dozens of houses belonging to Gujjar Muslims,” JeI spokesperson said in a statement issued here. He said the Gujjar Muslims were residing in the same […]

MLA Rasheed stages dharna at Jammu

MLA Rasheed stages dharna at Jammu

JAMMU: Independent MLA Engineer Rasheed on Tuesday sat on a dharna here demanding a judicial probe into the death of a man in firing during an anti-encroachment drive in Samba. Led by Rasheed, over 10 persons sat on a dharna before the front gate of the Civil Secretariat and raised slogans against the police and […]

Sopore Tehsil Office staff on strike

Sopore Tehsil Office staff on strike

Sopore: The staff at the Tehsil Office, Sopore, has been on a strike since Saturday against the Treasury Office’s bid to dig a trench on the former’s land. The staff remains present in the office but doesn’t work, while the visitors have to return dejected. Nissar Ahmad Mir, a resident of Seer, Sopore, said: “These […]

Guv to seek report from DGP over attack on Er Rasheed

Guv to seek report from DGP over attack on Er Rasheed

JAMMU: Governor N N Vohra would seek an urgent report from Director General of Police (DGP) K Rajendra over an attack on Independent MLA Engineer Rashid, a Raj Bhavan spokesman said here on Tuesday. Rashid, an Independent MLA from Langate, was allegedly attacked and manhandled by a group of people when he was travelling to […]

Villager injured in mine blast near LoC in Poonch

Villager injured in mine blast near LoC in Poonch

Jammu: A 23-year-old villager was injured in a mine blast near Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu, police said on Tuesday. Arif stepped on the mine resulting in the blast in the border belt of Bagyal Dara in Poonch last evening, police officials said. He was shifted to the hospital in Poonch […]

Damaged bridge collapses in Baramulla

Damaged bridge collapses in Baramulla

BARAMULLA: A bridge in main market Baramulla which was closed for the vehicular movement after 2014 floods collapsed on Tuesday. The wooden and oldest bridge in Baramulla located near fish market namely SRTC Bridge which connects old town Baramulla with rest of the district collapsed on Tuesday afternoon. The bridge was closed by the district […]

Officers in former ministers’ staff re-adjusted

Jammu: The administration has ordered transfer and posting of several officers on Tuesday. According to a GAD order, Rashida Akhter, under orders of transfer as Project Manager, Integrated Watershed Management Programme, Bandipora/Chief Executive Officer, Urban Development Agency, Kashmir, is now posted as Chief Executive Officer, Urban Development Agency, Kashmir. Bashir Ahmad Sofi, under orders of […]