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Strike disrupts normal life in Kashmir

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 12:47

Normal life in Kashmir Valley was disrupted today due to a strike called by hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani against detention of separatist leaders and youth campaigning for a boycott of Lok Sabha elections.

Election official claims Kishtwar SP manhandled him

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 01:01

An Assistant Returning Officer (ARO) in Jammu and Kashmir has complaint to the Election Commission that Kishtwar superintendent of police (SP) Sanjay Kumar Kotwal misbehaved with him during poll duty, and sought action against the police officer.

Omar Abdullah objects to telecom company`s ad

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 21:35

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has objected to an advertisement by a telecom company which shows a person trying to sell a fake version of the Pashmina shawls, a major handicraft product from the Valley.

PDP registers police complaint against Farooq`s attack remark

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 15:11

Opposition Peoples Democratic Party has lodged a police complaint against Union Minister Farooq Abdullah for allegedly making threatening statements against party leadership.

Mirwaiz flays Geelani, says he is making baseless allegation

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 21:51

Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Saturday blasted his hardline counterpart for accusing him of having a secret meeting with emissaries of Narendra Modi, saying Syed Ali Shah Geelani was making irresponsible statements aimed at creating confusion among people.

27 candidates in fray in Baramulla, Ladakh seats

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 21:21

As many as 27 candidates have entered the fray from Baramulla and Ladakh parliamentary constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir as nominations ended today for the May 7 poll.

140 stranded passengers rescued in J&K

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 14:39

Nearly 140 passengers who were stuck in the snowfall in Kupwara district of Kashmir were rescued by security forces, a defence spokesman said on Saturday.

Identify emissaries who called on you, Omar asks Geelani

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 14:28

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah told hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani to identity the emissaries he claimed approached him on behalf of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Father-daughter duo die in landslide in Doda

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 14:16

A father-daughter duo Saturday died due to a landslide in Jammu and Kashmir`s Doda district, police said.

Article 370 part of BJP agenda not NDA`s: Gadkari

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 13:48

Amidst controversy over the BJP raking up Article 370 during the Lok Sabha polls, its former president Nitin Gadkari Saturday clarified that it was an old issue for the party that was included in the BJP manifesto and not that of the NDA.

BJP demands apology from Geelani over `Modi sent emissaries to Kashmir` claim

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 05:37

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday dismissed the claims of Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani that its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had sent emissaries to meet the Hurriyat conference leader.

Jammu crime branch begins probe into fake railway jobs case

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 00:59

The crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police has registered a case following a complaint that a few youths had been duped of lakhs of rupees after promise of jobs in railways.