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Pak rejects Indian opposition to ‘AJK Constitution’

Pak rejects Indian opposition to ‘AJK Constitution’

Islamabad:  Pakistan today rejected India’s protest against its move to alter the status of territories occupied by Islamabad in Kashmir, saying New Delhi’s claim over the region has no legal basis. India this week had lodged strong protest with Pakistan over the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Interim Constitution (13th Amendment) Act, 2018, which abolished occupied […]

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UN should play its part on Kashmir issue: Pak PM tells Sec Gen

UN should play its part on Kashmir issue: Pak PM tells Sec Gen

Beijing: Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi today met UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in China and urged the world body to play its part in stopping “Indian atrocities” in Kashmir and accused New Delhi of “unprovoked ceasefire violations”, which he warned can dangerously escalate the situation along the LoC. According to an official statement from […]

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Kashmir violence being stoked by talk of revenge: Yashwant and others

Kashmir violence being stoked by talk of revenge: Yashwant and others

New Delhi: Violence in the Kashmir Valley shows no signs of abating and is, in fact, being stoked by “talk of revenge” and “unrestrained public statements” from various actors, a citizen’s group said in a statement today. The Concerned Citizens Group, including former Union minister Yashwant Sinha and former National Commission for Minorities chairperson Wajahat Habibullah, […]

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Light to moderate rain predicted for next 24 hours

Light to moderate rain predicted for next 24 hours

Srinagar: The Srinagar Meteorological department in its weather outlook for the next 24 hours has predicted light to moderate rainfall in Jammu and Kashmir. “Light to moderate rain predicted in J&K for next 24 hours”, MeT Director Sonam Lotus said. “The weather will,  however,  improve from tomorrow afternoon, he added.

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JCCI distances itself from Jammu Bandh call by Bar association

JCCI distances itself from Jammu Bandh call by Bar association

Srinagar: The Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) Tuesday said that it will not support Jammu Bandh call given by J&K High Court Bar Association Jammu. In a statement issued here, President Chamber of Commerce & Industry Jammu Rakesh Gupta said that JCCI has always considered the Bar Association of Jammu as an elderly  body but […]

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‘Preventing CB from producing challan endorsement of heinous crime’

‘Preventing CB from producing challan endorsement of heinous crime’

Srinagar: Lashing out at Lawyers over blocking challan in eight year Child’s rape and murder, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A. Mir expressed surprise over this move and described it as politically motivated, obnoxious and conspiracy to achieve something out of this heinous crime. The act of hindering the justice process amounts to endorsement of […]

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Kashmir lawyers protest blocking of challan in Kathua rape, murder case

Kashmir lawyers protest blocking of challan in Kathua rape, murder case

Srinagar: Scores of lawyers on Tuesday held a protest demonstration here in Srinagar against Jammu based lawyers for obstructing Crime Branch officials from filing charge sheet in Asifa rape and murder case. “A group of lawyers lead by Babur Qadri  held protest demonstration  in front of High Court Srinagar “, witnesses said. Pertinently, on Monday, […]

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Er Rasheed demands stern action against lawyers

Er Rasheed demands stern action against lawyers

‘Let PM Modi intervene, move beyond FIR’

Langate: The Langate lawmaker, Engineer Abdul Rasheed Sheikh on Tuesday sought stern action against the lawyers who tried to stop Crime Branch (CB) from filing charge sheet against the accused involved in rape and murder of eight year old Asifa. Awami Itehaad Party (AIP) president as per the statement said that the incident has yet again […]

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Police registers FIR against lawyers for blocking challan in Kathua rape, murder case

Police registers FIR against lawyers for blocking challan in Kathua rape, murder case

Omar welcomes action

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police registered a case against the lawyers for obstructing Crime Branch officials from filing charge sheet in Asifa rape and murder case on Tuesday, reports said. Pertinently, on Monday, a group of lawyers prevented Crime Branch (CB) of Jammu and Kashmir Police from filing charge sheet into rape-and-murder of eight-year-old girl […]

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Police seeks help in identifying mentally unsound person

Police seeks help in identifying mentally unsound person

Srinagar: Ganderbal Police has sought the help of general public in identifying a mentally unsound person that it found roaming near Safapora in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. A spokesman of police said that the said person is mentally unsound and was found roaming near Safapora and while questioning in Police station Safapora he was not able […]