Omar, Mehbooba condemn

Omar, Mehbooba condemn

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday condemned the alleged forcing of a Muslim to break his Ramzan fast by some Shiv Sena MPs at Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi.The Chief Minister also sought to know how BJP and...
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BJP sets ‘Mission 44’ target for J&K polls

BJP sets ‘Mission 44’ target for J&K polls

Audacious as its sounds, BJP has set an ambitious “Mission 44” target aimed at gaining a majority in the 87-member Jammu and Kashmir assembly in the coming state polls that the party feels will be highly polarised.The first shot of...
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Coffers empty, JK out with ‘begging bowl’

Coffers empty, JK out with ‘begging bowl’

Borrows Rs 300 cr from open market; Officials blame delay in plan allocation Facing a financial crunch due to delay in the annual plan allocations by the Government of India, the J&K Government Monday resorted to open market borrowing to...
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Panun calls for creation of Union Territory in Kashmir for KPs

Panun calls for creation of Union Territory in Kashmir for KPs

A Kashmiri Pandits’ body has sought for the creation of a centrally administered Union Territory in Kashmir for sustainable and viable rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley.“Government of India should recognise the need of creating a centrally a...
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Alliance ends on sour note

Alliance ends on sour note

The decision of Congress and National Conference to go it alone in the Assembly polls has put the coalition partners at loggerheads, creating an uneasy situation for them to run the government till the elections due later this year.On Sunday,...
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JK’s death toll highest in road accidents in India

JK’s death toll highest in road accidents in India

992 out of 1561 who died in 2013 were from the state Jammu and Kashmir recorded the highest percentage of unnatural deaths occurring due to road accidents in 2013, the latest report of National Crime Records Bureau has revealed.According to...
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Katra-Delhi train to run from today

Katra-Delhi train to run from today

Finally, the long wait of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi ji pilgrims has come to an end as Railway authorities have decided to start daily train service from New Delhi to Katra from Monday, July 14.As per railway officials, a fully...
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SC rejects PIL to quash Article 370

SC rejects PIL to quash Article 370

The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a PIL challenging special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution.A bench headed by Chief Justice R M Lodha refused to entertain the PIL which alleged that Article 370 was...
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JK headed for financial crisis

JK headed for financial crisis

Fiscal situation worsens as annual plan is nowhere in sight; Liabilities at treasuries swell to Rs 400 crore Jammu and Kashmir government is in for severe financial crisis owing to the inordinate delay by the government of India in the...
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India building world’s highest railway bridge in Himalayas

KAURI: Indian engineers are toiling in the Himalayas to build the world’s highest railway bridge which is expected to be 35 metres taller than the Eiffel Tower when completed by 2016. The arch-shaped steel structure is being constructed over the...
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