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Mehbooba Mufti Elected PDP President For 6th Consecutive Term

Mehbooba Mufti Elected PDP President For 6th Consecutive Term

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was today re-elected the president of the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the next three years. Mehbooba’s election for the sixth consecutive term was unanimous, party leaders said. She thanked party leaders for “reposing their trust and electing me as their president”. “Will work tirelessly to fulfil our

Court Hears Petition Against Crime Branch’s Closure Report in Tufail Mattoo Killing

Srinagar, Nov 19 —– A court here party heard arguments in a petition, seeking dismissal of a closure report filed by Crime Branch in the case of 17-year-old Tufail Mattoo’s killing allegedly in police action in 2010. Tufail was returning home from tuition on June 11, 2010, when a teargas shell, fired allegedly by police,

3-Ft-Tall Jaish Militant New ‘Security Headache’ in Jammu and Kashmir

A 47-year-old militant, who is only three feet tall, is reported to be behind the recent attacks by the Jaish-e-Mohammed in Kashmir. According to police sources, Noor Mohammad Tantray, a resident of Tral in Pulwama district, has taken over command of the JeM in South Kashmir and is engineering the outfit’s bid to regroup in

Braid-Chopping In Kashmir: What Do We Know So Far

News Desk SRINAGAR, OCT 13———–Braid-chopping incidents have terrified Kashmiri people, especially women folk, due to the mystery surrounding the issue which was first reported from the desert state of Rajasthan in north India. However, in Kashmir Valley, things have taken ugly turn because most people believe government was responsible for the scare, even as the

India, Pakistan Trade Fire For 2nd Consecutive Day Along LoC

Jammu ————–The Pakistan Army today for the second consecutive day fired small arms and shelled forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. “The Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 0745 hours in the Krishna Ghati (KG) sector along the Line