Alliance partners uneased by Farooq's 'go solo' remark

Srinagar, Feb. 17 -- National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah's remarks of the party contesting the impending Lok Sabha elections alone has left its INDIA bloc allies, the Peoples Democratic... Read More

Oppn, minister trade barbs over govt's handling of water-lifting project fiasco

Shimla, Feb. 17 -- The Opposition walked out of the House for the second consecutive day of the assembly session over the ongoing dispute on lifting water from Ali Khad located on the border of Bilasp... Read More

Jailed Russian oppn leader alexei Navalny dead: Reports

Moscow, Feb. 17 -- Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny died Friday in the Arctic prison colony where he was serving a 19-year-term, Russia's federal penitentiary service said. Western government... Read More

Pahari leader Syed Mushtaq Bukhari joins BJP in Jammu

Jammu, Feb. 16 -- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) received a shot in the arm ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, with former minister and prominent Pahari community leader Syed Mushtaq Bukhari joining the ... Read More

Avoid venturing into avalanche-prone areas

Srinagar, Feb. 16 -- With showers on the cards between February 17 to 21, Indian Meteorological Department officials on Thursday issued an advisory to farmers asking them to put off spraying fertilise... Read More

One held with weapon, grenades in Kupwara

Srinagar, Feb. 16 -- Security Forces on Thursday arrested a man from Kupwara after recovering weapon and two hand grenades from his possession. The joint operation, anarmy spokesperson said was launc... Read More

Search on for accused's mobile phone

Srinagar, Feb. 16 -- Security forces and SDRF personnel conducted search operations to recover the mobile phone of the terrorist, who was arrested for killing two Punjab residents, told investigators ... Read More

Two in need of medical attention airlifted

SHIMLA, Feb. 16 -- Chief minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Thursday ordered for two people in need of medical attention to be airlifted from the remote region of Dodra-Kwar in Shimla district. They ... Read More

State suffered Rs.9,905 crore losses in monsoon disaster: Revenue minister

Shimla, Feb. 16 -- Revenue minister Jagat Singh Negi said the state suffered losses to the tune of Rs.9,905 because of last year's monsoon disaster. Speaking in the House, he said the state governmen... Read More

NC will contest all 5 J&K Lok Sabha seats: Farooq

Srinagar, Feb. 16 -- National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Thursday said the party will contest all five Jammu and Kashmir Lok Sabha seats independently, triggering reactions from the ... Read More