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Centre should now stop misusing CBI and NIA for political vendetta: Mehbooba

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision on Tuesday to reinstate Alok Verma as CBI director, saying the apex court ruling had restored faith in independent institutions. ‘Welcome SCs decision to reinstate #AlokVerma as CBI Dir. (It) reinstates belief in independent institutions of our democracy that are its pillars,’ Mufti […]

Congress leader among several political activists join BJP

Several political activists from Kishtwar, including a Congress leader, Saturday joined the BJP here and pledged to work for strengthening the party at gross-roots level, a party spokesperson said. Congress leader Pardeep Singh Parihar, former trade union leader Suresh Sharma and eight NC and PDP activists, including former sarpanches Noor Hussain and Joginder Dhar, were […]

Militants hurl grenades at houses of political workers in Tral

Pulwama: Militants on Monday evening hurled grenades at two poltical workers in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Unknown militants lobbed a grenade towards the congress leader Ghulam Ahmad at Batagund village of Tral. However no loss of life or injury was reported, sources told Kashmir Reader. Unknown persons lobbed a grenade towards house […]

Demonetisation highly ethical move, not political: Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday defended demonetisation, saying it was a “highly ethical” move and not a political one. His statement comes a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi engaged in a war of words during the respective election rallies over the decision suddenly announced in November 2016 to junk a […]

JKCSEU  demands probe, action against chairman JK Bank over selections of political favourites

Srinagar, Oct 28: J&K Civil Secretariat Employees Union President (JKCSEU) Ghulam Rasool Mir on Sunday demanded a full-fledged inquiry into the appointment of nearly 600 political favourites in Jammu and Kashmir bank during erstwhile PDP-BJP regime and underlined that the chairman of the bank cannot escape responsibility for betraying the public trust. “Youth is upset […]