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Kathua case: JK CM lauds people for dismissing communal forces

Kathua case: JK CM lauds people for dismissing communal forces. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today lauded the people of Jammu for dismissing communal forces and their unwavering support for justice to an eight-year-old girl who was raped and killed in Kathua. “I commend the manner in which the people of Jammu dismissed communal forces and

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Disturbed by terror attack on army camp: Mehbooba

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday said she was disturbed by terror attack on Sunjwan armycamp in Jammu. She said in a tweet, “Deeply disturbed by the terrorist attack in #Sunjwan today. My heart goes out to the injured & their families.” An army personnel succumbed to his injuries after terrorists attacked an army camp in Sunjwan area of in the heart of Jammu city in

Swamy questions Sitharaman's silence over Mufti's FIR

Swamy questions Sitharaman’s silence over Mufti’s FIR

Swamy questions Sitharaman’s silence over Mufti’s FIR: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramaian Swamy on Wednesday raised a question on Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s silence over Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s decision to file an FIR against the army personnel for Shopian firing.Talking to ANI, Swamy said that the incident is against patriotism,

Mehbooba lauds India’s vote in UN defying US on Jerusalem

Jammu, Dec 22, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Friday she was proud of India’s decision to vote in the UN against the US recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.“Very proud to see that India joined over 100 countries at the UN to vote against recognising Jerusalem as the official capital

Zaira Wasim molestation case: Mehbooba Mufti tweets she is appalled

Zaira Wasim molestation case: Mehbooba Mufti tweets she is appalled

Zaira Wasim molestation case: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said she was appalled by the incident wherein ‘Dangal’ fame actress Zaira Wasim was allegedly molested on a flight, and sought swift action in the matter.The actor has alleged that she was molested by a co- passenger on board a Delhi-Mumbai flight and

Restrictions imposed in parts of Srinagar

Srinagar, Dec 8 (PTI) Restrictions imposed in parts of Srinagar. Authorities today imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar to maintain law and order in view of protests called by separatists against US President Donald Trump’s decision recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Restrictions have been imposed in three police station areas of Srinagar, a police

Mehbooba Mufti re-elected

Mehbooba Mufti re-elected as PDP president

Mehbooba Mufti re-elected: First woman chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday was re-elected as the president of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the sixth term in a row, sources said. Mufti has been the party chief since January 2016, after succeeding her father and founder of the party, Mufti Mohammed

J&K CM orders withdrawal of stone-pelting cases against 4,327 youths

Srinagar, Nov 29 (PTI) J-K CM Mehbooba Mufti today ordered the withdrawal of cases of stone-pelting against 4,327 youths.  This follows the recommendation of a high-powered committee headed by Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid which submitted its report to her today, an official spokesman said. “Today’s decision marks the revival of process of

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Mehbooba directs release of funds for dev works in Kathua

Jammu, Nov 21, Mehbooba directs release of funds for dev works in Kathua : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today directed release of funds for various development works, including irrigation and drinking water scheme, in Kathua district of the state. Mehbooba, who was on a day-long visit to the district, met various delegations as

Police detain Mirwaiz Umer, Yasin Malik

Srinagar, Nov 15, Police on Wednesday foiled a joint march by separatist leaders Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik by taking them into preventing custody here.They were detained just as they started a march towards the city centre Lal Chowk from the nearby Abi Guzar office of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF).The

Mehbooba meets Rajnath in Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 26 : Mehbooba meets Rajnath in Delhi. Home Minister Rajnath Singh met Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti here on Thursday, days after the Centre named former Intelligence Bureau chief Dineshwar Sharma as its interlocutor for talks in the troubled state. “The meeting began at around 11 a.m. and went on

Kashmir would become Syria if America intervenes: Mehbooba Mufti

Don’t attack families of militants, Mehbooba tells Police

Srinagar, Oct 25, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday urged police personnel not to attack families of militants.Speaking at the passing out parade of recruits at the police training centre in Ganderbal district, Mehbooba Mufti said: “Do not attack families of militants just because they (militants) attack families of policemen. You must

Jammu lawmaker quits PDP over regional issues

Jammu lawmaker quits PDP over regional issues

Jammu lawmaker quits PDP: Vikramaditya Singh, a PDP lawmaker and grandson of Jammu and Kashmir‘s former ruler Maharaja Hari Singh, resigned from the party because it was “no longer possible for me to be part of a party that continues to disregard aspirations of Jammu region”.Singh, whose father is senior Congress leader Karan Singh, also

Reward for braid choppers information: Kashmir police doubles reward

Police doubles rewards, now get Rs 6 lakh for information on braid chopping

Reward for braid choppers information: Police on Sunday announced a reward of Rs 6 lakh on giving information regarding braid choppers. Braid chopping incidents had increased drastically during past few days in Kashmir. police had earlier announced rs. 3 lakh reward on information.  Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti had to step in against braid chopping incidents

Veteran Congress ML Fotedar passes away at 85

Veteran Congress ML Fotedar passes away at 85

Veteran Congress ML Fotedar passes away: Late former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi’s closest Senior Congress leader Makhan Lal Fotedar died at Gurugram Medanta Hospital when he last breathed at 1.30 pm yesterday. He died at the age of 85.Medical Superintendent of the hospital Dr A.K. Dubey told that Fotedar was suffering from diabetes

What we have lost during 3 decades of terrorism in J&K

What we have lost during 3 decades of terrorism in

Militant hideout unearthed

Militant hideout unearthed. Srinagar, Aug 21: Security forces today unearthed a militant hideout in Kangan area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district and recovered arms and ammunition, the police said. A search operation was launched by security forces in Cheki Akhaal forests in Kangan area, 40 kms from here, following a tip off, a police official

Why Centre Not Defending Article 35-A In Supreme Court: Omar Abdullah

Why Centre Not Defending Article 35-A In Supreme Court: Omar Abdullah

Hours after Supreme Court hinted that five member constitution bench may hear plea against Article 35-A, which provides special privileges to residents of J&K, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and opposition National Conference working president Omar Abdullah said if Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured status quo on State’s special status to CM Mehbooba

Restrictions in parts of Srinagar after Pulwama encounter

Srinagar, Aug 2: Authorities today imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar in view of a separatist strike against the killing of a civilian, caught in the crossfire between security forces and militants in Pulwama, police said. Both factions of the Hurriyat Conference, led by Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and JKLF chief Mohammad

Mehbooba welcomes Dalai Lama to Leh

Leh, Jul 30 Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today welcomed Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who is currently on a visit to Leh in connection with an annual Buddhist function. At gathering here, the chief minister highlighted the pluralistic ethos of Jammu and Kashmir and described it as the abode of different faiths