J&K panchayat body pushes for polls on due date

The issuing of a schedule for revision of the panchayat electoral rolls by J&K State Election Commission (SEC) has led to speculation that the panchayat polls may be held before Assembly polls.

19 Dec 2022

Militants issue fresh warning to Valley Pandits

The Resistance Front (TRF) outfit enlisted six government officials of the education department, five of whom belong to the minority community, to warn the PM package employees.

19 Dec 2022

Jamia Masjid bans sitting together of men & women in lawn

The management further said that nobody would be allowed to have lunch or any kind of eatables inside the mosque.

17 Dec 2022

Will turn colonies into ‘graveyards’, militants to Pandits

The militants had released a hit list of 56 Pandit employees along with their details and postings earlier this month on the blacklisted blog site.

16 Dec 2022

Srinagar Diary: Fourth job selection list under scanner to curb irregularities in selection process

The Lt Governor administration has constituted a three-member committee to look into the allegations of irregularities in recruitment of firemen and drivers in the Fire & Emergency Department. 

15 Dec 2022

Unique family ID to be implemented with consent of J&K households: Manoj Sinha

“The government has decided to implement the Unique Alpha Numeric Code (Family Identity Card) in J&K,” Lt Governor Manoj Sinha said in Jammu.

13 Dec 2022

Not 11, this Kashmiri man uses 16 ingredients for his special kehwa

His kehwa includes saffron, almond, walnut, cashew nut, honey, cinnamon, ginger, sangram, chai pati, rose petals, dates and cardamom.

13 Dec 2022

Setback to NC & PDP in local polls in Valley, Independents make gains

Independent candidate Nazah Begum, who was backed by the Apni Party, won the election from Hajin-A seat of Bandipora.

10 Dec 2022

Question in valley: Will Omar fight poll without restoration of J&K statehood?

Farooq Abdullah in his first speech after taking over as the NC president for another three years term, asserted that his son and former CM Omar Abdullah would have to contest the Assembly polls.

08 Dec 2022

Two-day houseboat fest in Srinagar to woo tourists during winter season

Besides, live musical concerts and band performances by local artists and traditional folk performances would also be held.

07 Dec 2022

Pandits targeted again: militants release 56 names

Rubon Saproo president of All Migrant Displaced Employees Association Kashmir (AMDEAK) told this newspaper that fear has gripped Pandit employees after the militant threat and warning.

05 Dec 2022

Srinagar Diary: Political activities pick up in Valley

After Home Minister Amit Shah’s October 25 rally in Baramulla in north Kashmir,  political activities have picked up in the Valley ahead of the onset of harsh winter. 

02 Dec 2022

Rift in BJP widens over Srinagar mayoral post

A group of BJP corporators led by Nazir Gilkar addressed a press conference at the party office at Jawahar Nagar, Srinagar on Monday to announce withdrawal of support to Mayor Mattu.

01 Dec 2022

Soon, pedal your way to explore Srinagar

City authorities have collaborated with Bhopal-based startup Chartered Bike for the project. A trial run 
for this facility was held near Ram Munshi Bagh on Tuesday.

30 Nov 2022

Ex- J&K chief minister Mehbooba vacates Gupkar residence, moves to sister’s home

PDP spokesperson Najam-Us-Saqib said that Mehbooba vacated her Gupkar residence on Monday.

29 Nov 2022