PDP’s Self Rule formula most pragmatic way to resolve Kashmir issue: Mehbooba

Says political leadership must strive in unison to get state out of present uncertainty Srinagar, May 19: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said that only meaningful engagement between India and Pakistan and the leadership of the state can resolve decades old Kashmir conflict and accord permanent peace […]


Unabated bloodshed worrisome: PDP

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday said its worrisome to witness that there is no letup in killings and bloodshed in Kashmir even during the holy month of Ramazan. In a statement issued here, PDP said the unabated killings of civilians, militants and government forces in Kashmir has once again made peace elusive even […]


Deputy Mayor SMC Sheikh Imran joins Peoples Conference

Srinagar: Deputy Mayor Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Sheikh Imran has joined the Sajjad Lone led Peoples Conference party. “Welcome Deputy Mayor Srinagar @imrankehwah to @JKPC_ and wish him all the best. PC being the single largest party in SMC and having a clear majority plus this joining is good news for Srinagar. And for Change!” […]


Trinamool leaders like Kashmir stone pelters, says Modi

Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has likened the Trinamool Congress cadre to stone pelters in the Kashmir valley. Trinamool leaders ‘instruct’ their cadres to ‘attack’ the central forces and ‘chase’ them, as stone pelters do in Kashmir, he alleged while addressing his final rally in the state. “Didi considers herself the supreme power in Bengal. […]

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Geelani hails release of prisoners by India, Pak

Srinagar: Hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani Wednesday hailed the goodwill gesture by India and Pakistan to release prisoners from their respective jails and called for use of such measures as permanent feature of relations between the two countries. Thirteen Pakistani nationals, including four fishermen, were repatriated to Pakistan on Tuesday through the […]


Kamal Hassan booked for ‘first terrorist Hindu’ remark

Srinagar: Days after actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan’s remarks on Nathuram Godse created controversy in the state, Tamil Nadu’s Karur district police have booked him for ‘promoting enmity’. The Makkal Needhi Maiam chief was on the campaign trail in the Aravakurichi constituency on Sunday when he said that independent India’s first extremist was a Hindu and that […]