BJP, RSS fanning terrorism: Shinde

Digvijay, Aiyar Endorse Home Minister’s Statement; Saffron Brigade Hits Back


Jaipur, Jan 20: Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Sunday stoked a major controversy by accusing BJP and RSS of fanning Hindu terrorism, a charge which drew angry reaction from both of them. "Reports have come during investigation that BJP and RSS conduct terror training camps to spread More

Omar sounds poll bugle

Asks NC Cadres To Get Ready For 2014 Political Battles; Nasir Aslam Wani Takes Over As Provincial President


Srinagar, Jan 20: Putting his party in election mode, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday asked the National Conference (NC) cadres to brace-up for 2014 Lok Sabha and state assembly polls. "You should keep this enthusiasm and feeling alive because now the time for the test is coming. This More

JK's unification prerequisite for plebiscite: Kamaal

Srinagar, Jan 20: Firebrand NC additional general secretary Sheikh Mustafa Kamaal Sunday said the promise of holding referendum in Jammu and Kashmir made by the tallest leader of India late Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru was applicable to erstwhile J&K for which unification of two divided parts was More

Beg slams extensive use of PSA


Srinagar, Jan 20: Admitting that 2010 agitation was a “peaceful movement”, senior NC leader and Member Parliament, Dr Mehboob Beg Sunday said the policy of slapping Public Safety Acts (PSA) on the Kashmiri youth needs to be revisited to bridge the disconnect between people and the party. He also More

Peace process with Pak back on track: India

We Don’t Get Influenced By Jingoistic Debates On Media: Salman Khurshid


New Delhi, Jan 20: Asserting that it will not be influenced by "jingoistic conversations" in sections of the media, the government on Sunday said peace process with Pakistan was back on track "considerably" but made it clear that "atmospherics" have to be right to move forward.  External More

PM asks Islamabad to reciprocate


Jaipur, Jan 20: Asserting that the recent beheading of the Indian soldier along LoC can cast a "negative impact" on bilateral ties, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday asked Pakistan to reciprocate India's efforts for friendship with it."We take a consistent review of our ties with Pakistan. More


Srinagar, Jan 20: After taking over as Minister of State (MoS) for Home, Sajad Ahmad Kichloo Sunday chaired first security review meeting here at Police Control Room (PCR), official sources said.  While chairing the meeting, sources said that Kichloo asked the senior police officers to develop More

11 major projects under execution without administrative approval

Coming Up At Huge Cost These Include Jammu Golf Course, SPS Museum Srinagar, Convention Centre Leh



Jammu, Jan 20: Subverting the norms and throwing the financial code to winds, as many as 11 major projects, costing around Rs 283 crore, are under execution in Jammu and Kashmir without any administrative approval. Sources informed Greater Kashmir that 11 projects, including five each in More

Massive traffic jam chokes highway

Jammu, Jan 20: A massive traffic jam clogged the Srinagar-Jammu highway Sunday with hundreds of vehicles and thousands of commuters remaining stranded for hours together.Reports and eyewitnesses said the traffic jam was stretched throughout the 300-km highway – only surface link to the Valley More

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DC Budgam clarifies

Budgam, Jan 20: Reacting to a news report “2 women die in Budgam” carried by this newspaper in its today edition, Deputy Commissioner Budgam on Sunday said that woman Afroza wife of Ghulam Nabi Ganie expired More

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Information on ceasefire violations, infiltration cannot be given: CIC


New Delhi, Jan 20: Information related to ceasefire violations along the LoC and infiltrations from Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir cannot be disclosed as it may adversely affect India's relation with other More