Court upholds bail to Alam

Court upholds bail to Alam

Srinagar:  A Bandipora court on Monday rejected a review petition filed by ruling PDP-BJP government against Chief Judicial Magistrate’s February 21 order granting bail to Muslim League chairman and senior Hurriyat Conference leader Masarat Alam Bhat in a case registered against him in a police station Sumbal in 2010. Allowing the contention by Alam’s counsel […]

Govt’s approach towards resistance leaders ‘aggressive’: Hurriyat (M)

Govt’s approach towards resistance leaders ‘aggressive’: Hurriyat (M)

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (M) on Monday said government is adopting “aggressive” approach towards the resistance leadership while strongly condemning the continuous house arrest and imposition curbs on the social, political and religious activities of its chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. A spokesman of the conglomerate in a statement issued here said in view of continuous house […]

AFSPA not imposed out of fun: Ram Madhav

AFSPA not imposed out of fun: Ram Madhav

Jammu: Laws like AFSPA are “not imposed out of any fun” and states should create conditions where they are not needed, BJP leader Ram Madhav said on Saturday disagreeing with chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s pitch for the revocation of the Act from some areas of J&K. “It is not out of fun that such laws […]

Sensitivities of JK need to be recognised: Mehbooba

Sensitivities of JK need to be recognised: Mehbooba

MUMBAI: Appealing people of the country for much more handholding in resolving the issues confronting Jammu & Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has said the sensitivities of the state need to be recognized and appreciated which she said are different from other states in India. Addressing the India Today Conclave today, she stressed upon the […]

Omar fails to understand ‘BJP’s game’

Omar fails to understand ‘BJP’s game’

Srinagar: Reacting to the decision of the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) to contest the parliamentary by-polls alone, National Conference working president Omar Abdullah said that he “could not understand their game”. “I can’t understand their game,” Omar said in his press conference on Wednesday. “Why do PDP and BJP take people so much for granted, […]

NC protests political appointments, lodges complaint with ECI

NC protests political appointments, lodges complaint with ECI

Srinagar:  The opposition National Conference on Friday filed a complaint with the Election Commission of India (ECI) over official instructions issued by the Chief Minister’s Office for some high-profile appointments being made to various Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs) and said this was a brazen violation of the Model Code of Conduct after the issuance of […]

Messy state of affairs in Srinagar, says KEA

Messy state of affairs in Srinagar, says KEA

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) chairman Muhammad Yasin Khan on Saturday said the PDP-led government has thrown the summer capital, Srinagar, “to dogs” while asking the chief minister Mehbooba Mufti to “realise your responsibilities”. In a statement issued here, Khan, who also heads the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) said, “With this messy […]

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