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Beig signals revolt in PDP; not averse to join third front

#PDP betrayed workers by boycotting local body polls

SRINAGAR, Nov 20: Signalling revolt in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), its founding member and Lok Sabha MP from Baramulla, Muzaffar Hussain Beig, Tuesday announced that he would "seriously consider" joining a third front led by People's Conference leader Sajad Lone. Blaming the PDP for failing to deliver to the people, he hit out at his party for boycotting the civic body and panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir, saying "the PDP betrayed the workers, denying them a chance to connect with the people, by boycotting the elections. They left a vacuum and that space has now been occupied. Politics does not wait for people who boycott". Talking to reporters here at his residence, he said he was not consulted when the party took the decision to boycott the local body polls. "I was in Delhi, just a phone call away. I remained quiet because I did not want the PDP to fall asunder," he said. Reacting to speculations that the PDP and arch rival National Conference might join hands to ...

2 soldiers injured in Pak shelling; schools along LoC in Jammu region shut

Jammu, Nov 20: Two soldiers were injured after Pakistani troops fired mortar shells and from small arms on areas along the Line of Control in Poonch ...

Rassana Murder Case: No gratification amount recovered from Tilak Raj

On 4th Day, 104th witness cross examination continued

Pathankot, Nov 20: Dr. Tejinder Singh Pr. Sessions Judge Pathankot today after affording an opportunity to Deepika Thusoo Advocate relieved her from ...

Sessions Judge Reasi pulls Suptt Distt Jail Udhampur; directs to produce accused in Court on Nov 27

Reasi, Nov 20: Sessions Judge Reasi Mr. Kamlesh Pandita directed Suptt. Distt. Jail, Udhampur to produce the accused Mr. Pawan Khajuria and Naresh Ku...

NIA charge-sheets Maulana Masood Azhar’s brother, 13 others in Nagrota army camp attack case

NEW DELHI, Nov 20: The NIA Tuesday filed a charge sheet against Maulana Abdul RoufAsgar, deputy chief of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad terror group...

Gulati brothers to remain in police custody for another four days

JAMMU, Nov 20: In a much publicised bail application filed on behalf of Shalendra Gulati and Sandeep Gulati the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Jammu has ...

JKSSB cancels 71 selections

JAMMU, Nov 20: J&K Services Selection Board (JKSSB) today approved cancellation of recommendations/candidature of 71 candidates to pave the way for o...

Forest Deptt retrieves 5450 kanals encroached land

JAMMU, Nov 20: In a major anti-encroachment drive, Department of Forests retrieved 5450 kanals of forest lands from encroachments during the last six...

Four Hizbul militants, jawan killed in Shopian encounter

#Separatist leader shot dead in Anantnag

SRINAGAR, Nov 20: Four HizbulMujahideen militants and an Army jawan belonging to an elite para unit were killed Tuesday in an encounter in Shopian di...

HC who allegedly attempted suicide at DGP office, succumbs to injuries

JAMMU, Nov 20: A policeman, who had allegedly shot himself over a family issue at the official residence of the Director General of Police (DGP) here...

Netherlands embassy discusses high density apple plantation

Jammu, Nov 20: A two-member team led by agriculture counsellor from the embassy of the Netherlands Tuesday met a senior government official and discu...

Amritsar grenade attack launched the way nabbed ISI-backed terrorist planned his own ops: Pb cops

CHANDIGARH, Nov 20: The Punjab Police has found striking similarities between the modus operandi of the perpetrators of the grenade attack at a Niran...

NIA charge-sheets Maulana Masood Azhar’s brother, 13 others in Nagrota army camp attack case

NEW DELHI, Nov 20: The NIA Tuesday filed a charge sheet against Maulana Abdul RoufAsgar, deputy chief of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad terror group...

Ballots prevailed over bullets in Kashmir: Modi

#Demonetisation was a bitter medicine to treat corruption

REWA, Nov 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said ballots have prevailed over bullets in Jammu and Kashmir civic elections and in Chhattisgarh ...

Panchayat Polls: JK witnesses 71.1% voting in Phase-II

JAMMU, Nov 20: In the Phase-II of Panchayat Polls held today, overall 71.1% polling was witnessed across the State. According to the Chief Electoral...

Panchayat Polls-2018: Voting to take place today at 2179 polling booths in Phase-II

>>>>>329818 electors will be voting for Sarpanch seats, 207796 for Panch constituencies: CEO

JAMMU, Nov 19: Polling for Phase-II of Panchayat Polls-2018 will be held tomorrow at 2179 polling stations across the state, including 828 in Kashmir...

BSF officer killed, 3 injured in blast

Jammu, Nov 19: A BSF assistant commandant was killed and three others were injured in a blast at a border outpost (BOP) along the International Borde...

Chief Justice administers oath to Justice Rajesh Bindal as Judge of J&K High Court

JAMMU, Nov 19: Justice Rajesh Bindal took oath of office to the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, here Monday. The swearing-in ceremony was administered...

Prez Kovind hails Vietnam’s ‘spectacular’ economic growth

HANOI, Nov 19: President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday hailed Vietnam's "spectacular" economic growth in the last two decades, as he called for Vietnames...

Crime Branch registers case against fraudsters

SRINAGAR, Nov 19: Crime Branch Kashmir has registered a case against a fraudster and his associate for duping a candidate in Srinagar by providing hi...

World News

Trump denies wrongdoing, slams Cohen ‘stories’ on hush payments

Washington, Aug 23: Donald Trump has insisted he did nothing wrong after his longtime attorney implicated him in illicit hush payments made before th...

UK plans to adopt EU rules in case of no-deal Brexit

London, Aug 23: Britain's Brexit secretary said today that London will take unilateral action and respect EU rules in some sectors to keep trade flow...

Russia, China block US bid to slap N Korea sanctions

United States, Aug 10: Russia and China have blocked a US request to add a Russian bank to a UN sanctions blacklist along with a North Korean officia...

Melania’s parents become US citizens through “chain migration” programme

New York, Aug 10: US First Lady Melania Trump's Slovenian parents have become American citizens after taking the citizenship oath during a ceremony h...

Pakistani authorities blacklist Sharif’s sons, block passports

Islamabad, Aug 8: Pakistan's deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif's sons Hassan and Hussain have been placed on the blacklist by the authorities, barr...

US Navy veteran gets three life sentences for killing Indian engineer

New York, Aug 8: A US Navy veteran has been sentenced to three consecutive life sentences on hate crime charges for killing Indian engineer Srinivas ...

Hope all countries cooperate with Human Rights Council: UN official

United Nations: A UN official has hoped that all countries would cooperate with the UN's human rights body and give access to human rights rapporteur...

Chechen strongman makes Egypt’s Salah honorary citizen

Moscow: After his team crashed out of the World Cup, Egypt's star player Mohamed Salah has won a consolation prize in the form of honorary citizenshi...

Business News



Modi to inaugurate key infra projects in Varanasi

Lucknow, Nov 11: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate two major national highways and an inland waterways project at his parliamentary consti...

ECoR focuses on safety in foggy weather

Bhubaneswar, Nov 11: To cope with poor visibility and ensure passengers' safety during foggy weather, the East Coast Railway has instructed its staff...

Mining baron Janardhan Reddy arrested in bribery case in Bengaluru, sent to judicial custody till Nov 24

BENGALURU, Nov 11: Former Karnataka minister and Ballari mining baron G Janardhana Reddy was on Sunday arrested by the Crime Branch officials in conn...

APPSC exam held amid protest

Itanagar, Nov 11: A recruitment examination organised by the Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) was held on Saturday amid protests b...

Labourer arrested over eve-teasing charges

Muzaffarnagar (UP), Nov 11: A labourer was arrested on eve-teasing charges in Shamli district, police said Sunday. The accused, Shadab, reportedly ...

Shop damaged after explosives go off; 1 arrested

Muzaffarnagar (UP), Nov 11: A shopkeeper was arrested for allegedly storing explosive substances in his shop in Baseda village here, police said Sund...

AP cabinet expanded with induction of 2 ministers

Amaravati, Nov 11: The Chandrabau Naidu cabinet in Andhra Pradesh was Sunday expanded with the induction of veteran TDP leader N Md Farooq and politi...

Many locals upset over Faizabad getting renamed to Ayodhya, say it will ‘erase’ city’s identity

Uttar Pradesh, Nov 11: The decision to rechristen Faizabad district as Ayodhya has not gone down well with many of its residents, who believe it is a...


Kumar visit Bhaderwah, reviews progress of work on District Jail Complex

BHADARWAH, Nov 20: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited new Bhaderwah in district Doda to review the progress of works for upcoming Distr...

BSF pays homage to officer died in accidental grenade blast in Samba

Jammu, Nov 20: The Border Security Force (BSF) Tuesday bid an emotional farewell to Assistant Commandant Jabar Singh, who was killed in accidental gr...

Div Com directs for expediting inspection of coaching, tuition centers

JAMMU, Nov 20: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today chaired a meeting to review the progress of District Committees constituted for ins...

One Day Technical Workshop conducted on PMFBY

JAMMU, Nov 20: A Technical Workshop on Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY), a Prime Ministers' Flagship Programme was conducted today at Direct...

Comm Secretary Forest reviews IFS cadre management

JAMMU, Nov 20: Comm-issioner Secretary, Forest, Ecology & Environment, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, convened a meeting to discuss the cadre review and compos...

65th Cooperative Week concludes in Reasi

REASI, Nov 20: In connection with the celebration of 65th All India Cooperative Week, a valedictory function was organized by the Cooperative Departm...

Advocacy Workshop on Water & Sanitation & Hygiene held

JAMMU, Nov 20: An advocacy workshop was organized by CCDU, WSSO, Department of PHE, I&FC Jammu through Swarangan Meditation Charitable Trust (NGO) to...

Kavinder starts blacktopping in Gandhi Nagar

JAMMU, Nov 20: Senior BJP Leader and Former Dy.CM Kavinder Gupta today started the blacktopping work of lanes in ward 46 and 55 which is being execut...

OP-ED News

None of you would exist if that wasn’t existing in our body: Twinkle Khanna

Twinkle Khanna feels that boys in a patriarchal society, such as our own, need to be educated about menstruation. Open discussion would only help cre...

Bollywood’s space extravaganza

The Indian film industry’s growing tryst with space movies is going above and beyond the sky. One, we have heard of Akshay Kumar and Vidya Balan star...

Pooja Bedi’s daughter Alaia F to make acting debut in Saif Ali Khan film

Alaia will play the actor’s daughter in his upcoming production. Earlier reported that four years after producing the 2014 romcom, Happy Ending, whic...

This is how Kriti Sanon is balancing her personal and professional life

Kriti Sanon is running on a hectic schedule as she is shooting for Housefull 4 currently. However, Kriti took out a few hours and flew to Delhi for h...

‘It feels like we’ve just got started’: Vishal-Shekhar

Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani (better known as Vishal-Shekhar) have had just one release in 2017 (Tiger Zinda Hai, TZH) as well as in 2018 (Tel...

I joined the film industry for money: Akshay Kumar

The actor started out his film career primarily as an action hero before blooming into an all-round star.

Actor Akshay Kumar says he was drawn to the film industry because it offered a lot of money for someone who was struggling back then. The actor star...


Now, Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) will play crucial role in the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNRE...

MHA sets deadline refugees’ relief

A high-level delegation of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs deputed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh few days back reviewed Prime Minister Developmen...

Legal Section

DB directives in PIL seeking direction for taking effective steps for preventing Road Accidents

JAMMU,Nov 20: In a Public Interest Litigation filed by Bar Association Doda through its President seeking directions to Union of India and J&K Sta...

PIL regarding security of Courts

DB seeks inspection report within two weeks

JAMMU, NOV19: In a Public Interest Litigation filed by Sumit Nayyar regarding security of High Court Jammu Division as well as District Court Jammu...

HC stays order of transfer of Area Planning and Perspective Planning Division to finance department

JAMMU, NOV 19: In a petition filed by Kamal Kumar Sharma and Ors challenging the order of Govt 470-FD of 2018 whereby Govt order transfer of Area Pl...

Sentence suspended in appeal of Rape conviction, Bail Granted by High Court

HIGH COURT OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR AT JAMMU CRA No. 25/2018, IA No. 01/2018 Date of order: 16.11.2018 Ranjeet Singh vs State of J&K Coram...

NDPS case against Forest officers

Forest Range officers Bail rejected by High Court

HIGH COURT OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR AT JAMMU BA No. 184/2018 Date of order: 03.11.2018 Pankaj Khajuria vs State of J&K Coram: Mr. Justice Sanjay ...

PIL seeking demarcation of 66436 kanals of JDA land in Jammu/Samba Districts

DB directs Div. Com. Jammu/VC JDA to give full details of the lands so far demarcated with photographs/videography

JAMMU, NOV 14:Division Bench of the State High Court comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Alok Aradhe in a significant order has directed...

DB restrains from any transaction in respect of property falls under Roshni Act

JAMMU, NOV 13: In a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) titled Ankur Sharma and State of J&K and Others challenging the Jammu and Kashmir State Lands (V...

Two get life-imprisonment in murder case

JAMMU, NOV 12:Prin cipal Sessions Judge Reasi S R Gandhi today awarded life-impriosnment to Karnail Singh S/o Sh.Kamal Singh and Kaka Ram S/o Sh. M...


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