JK’s real problem is father-son, father-daughter rule: PM Modi

Says high voter turnout victory of ballot over bullet


Poonch/Udhampur, Nov 28: Prime Minister NarendraModi Friday made a passionate appeal to people of Jammu and Kashmir to “uproot dynasty rule from the politics of the state.”Addressing his maiden public rally in Poonch area of PirPanjal region, Modi said the state is going to witness historic polls More

‘JK rulers looted central funds for 30 years’


Udhampur, Nov 28: Prime Minister NarendraModi Friday came down heavily on successive governments in Jammu and Kashmir for “plundering the funds provided by the Centre for development of the state.”Addressing an election rally here, Modi said there has been “least development” in Jammu and Kashmir More

NC, PDP, Cong institutionalized corruption in JK: Rajnath Singh


Islamabad (Anantnag), Nov 28: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday accused political parties in J&K of “using terror machinery to stay in power and disrupt peace.”Singh was scheduled to address a public rally in Akad area of Pahalgam constituency in south Kashmir. However, he could not More

PDP in poll manifesto:Will pursue Self-Rule as framework for K-resolution

We aspire to make JK politically empowered, economically self-reliant: HaseebDrabu


Srinagar, Nov 28: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Friday released its poll manifesto, reiterating to pursue 'Self-Rule' as a guiding framework for resolution of Kashmir and promising to use Article 370 of the Indian Constitution for restoring "original special status" of J&K.The 58-page More

Arnia encounter ends after 32 hours; Toll 12


Jammu (Arnia), Nov 28: The 32-hour encounter in Arnia sub-sector here, which started yesterday, ended with the killing of fourth militant on Friday, taking the overall death toll to 12. Officials said the search operation in the area is on while Army has called for bomb disposal squads, dog squads More

High Court returns record to trial court till SC decision

Wamiq Farooq Case


Srinagar, Nov 28: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has returned the record pertaining to the trial of accused in Wamiq Farooq case, to the trial court till the Supreme Court’s decision. Wamiq, a class 7th student, was hit by a tear smoke shell at Gani Memorial Stadium in old Srinagar during the 2010 More

HC wants latest report on Dal Lake flood victims


Srinagar, Nov 28: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has sought the latest status report from the government on the process initiated to offer pre-fab structures or monthly rental allowance for the flood victims whose residential structures have collapsed or have been declared unsafe within 200 meters More

  • Briefs

I-T deptt extends date

Srinagar, Nov 28: The Income Tax Department has extended the date for filling of returns and audit reports to March 31, 2015.This was disclosed by a top official of Income Tax department to Greater Kashmir More

  • National

Facing inquiry, IGNOU VC goes on leave


New Delhi, Nov 28: IGNOU vice-chancellor M Aslam, facing criticism over some of his decisions, today went on leave pending the outcome of an inquiry committee."The VC has gone on leave from this afternoon More

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  • Opinion

The New Great Game

The tectonic plates of geopolitics are moving steadily


As visualised, year 2014, is not going to be a watershed moment in Afghanistan. Americans are not leaving so soon, Taliban too are not in a position to take-over Kabul.  Americans have failed to subdue More

  • Oped

Indo-Pak: The Sullen Silence

Change in South Asia is contingent on change in Indo-Pak relations



After a frigid stillness, the two Prime Ministers lastly allowed themselves some movement. 2014 SAARC summit at Kathmandu finally saw the heads of the two states – India and Pakistan – shake hands vigorously More

  • Editorial

E-visas and J&K tourism

Jammu & Kashmir could benefit from the e-visa facility

In today’s fast moving and hyper integrated world, the countries that make international mobility easier are bound to benefit. The government of India’s latest move of introducing electronic visa facility More

  • Business

Kashmir Inc raises IT return issue with Arun Jaitley

FinMin assured will consider demand for time extension: President KCCI


Srinagar, Nov 28: President, Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sheikh Ashiq today said that Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley has assured the chamber to consider its request for extension of More

  • Sports

Australian team grieves with India Test on ice


Sydney, Nov 28: Australia’s shattered top players gathered on Friday to comfort each other and consider how to move forward after the death of Phillip Hughes, with no decision on whether next week’s Test More

  • GK Social

  • ePaper

  • Kashmir

NC fighting ideological battle: Omar

Beerwah, Nov 28: NC working president Omar Abdullah Friday said his party was fighting an ideological battle to uphold JK’s political dignity. Addressing an election rally here, Omar said NC’s demand of More

  • Srinagar City

  • Jammu

BJP hobnobbing with separatists: Azad

‘People of Jammu feel cheated by Saffron brigade’s shifting stance on Article-370’


Jammu, Nov 28: Senior Congress leader and leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad Friday revealed that BJP was hobnobbing with separatists to grab power in Jammu and Kashmir. “BJP has not More

  • South Asia

NRKs grieved over demise of Hassan-al-Banna's father

Islamabad, Nov 28: Non-resident Kashmiri leaders on Friday expressed sorrow and grief over the demise of Muhammad Ismail Ganaie, father of Peoples' Political Front central leader, Hassan-al-Banna.  More

  • Cricket

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