Mufti Islah

  • J&K: All four convicts who raped and killed Tabinda Gani in Kupwara in 2007 given death sentence 24-04-2015 03:10 PM

    Kupwara: All four convicts in the rape and murder of 13-year-old school girl Tabinda Gani in Kupwara have been given death sentence by a local court in Jammu and Kashmir. The brutal rape and murder took place eight years back in 2007 when the four men brutalised the teenager when...
  • Tension grips Kashmir, 2 policemen arrested for killing a teenager during pro-Masarat Alam rally 18-04-2015 10:06 PM

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday admitted that security personnel violated the standard operating procedure while firing at a mob in Narbal village of Budgam district. Two police officers have been arrested and the government has ordered a magisterial probe into the firing at a mob protesting against the...
  • JKLF chief Yasin Malik says no to Kashmiri Pandits enclaves, wants them back in their original homes, sits on hunger strike 18-04-2015 12:55 PM

    Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front(JKLF) chief Yasin Malik on Saturday started a 30-hour long hunger strike against the government's supposed rehabilitation programme for Kashmiri Pandits. He wants them to return to their original homes in the valley. "We won't allow separate colonies for Kashmiri Pandits. We want them to stay...
  • Bandh in Kashmir against Masarat Alam's arrest, one dead in police firing near Srinagar 18-04-2015 10:52 AM

    Srinagar: A youngster succumbed to his injuries after the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) opened fire at protesters in Narbal, Srinagar on Saturday after Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani called for a strike following the arrest of separatist Masarat Alam. He was rushed to the hospital but could not...
  • Clashes in Srinagar over separatist Masarat Alam's arrest, police use tear gas to disperse crowd 17-04-2015 03:40 PM

    Srinagar: Clashes have erupted in Srinagar after Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam was arrested on Friday. Jammu and Kashmir Police had to resort to lathicharge and tear gas shelling to disperse the mob. Protests are being led by Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in Nowhatta in Srinagar. Protestors are...
  • Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam arrested for waving Pakistani flag in Srinagar 17-04-2015 08:59 AM

    Srinagar: A day after he was placed under house arrest, separatist leader and Hurriyat hardliner Masarat Alam has been arrested for raising pro-Pakistani slogans and waving Pakistani flag in Srinagar. Despite the arrest, Alam remained defiant and said that the scheduled rally in Tral against the death of a youth...
  • Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam waves Pakistani flag to greet Syed Ali Geelani in Srinagar 15-04-2015 05:53 PM

    Srinagar: Tension prevailed in Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar after a large group of separatists waved Pakistani flags to greet All India Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on his arrival in Srinagar from Delhi. Separatist leader Masarat Alam who was recently released was also present while several...
  • Clashes in J&K's Tral over killing of youth, protesters snatch AK-47; Yasin Malik, Masarat Alam detained 14-04-2015 01:52 PM

    Tral: Separatist leaders Yasin Malik and Masarat Alam were detained on Tuesday while they were on their way to Tral district of South Kashmir where protests broke out over the killing of a youth. Two people have been injured in clashes between protesters and security forces. During the clash, protesters...
  • J&K: Protests in Tral over killing of a youth, 2 injured in clashes 14-04-2015 01:25 PM

    Tral: Protests have broken out in Tral district of South Kashmir over the killing of a youth. Two people have been injured in clashes between protesters and security forces. The youth was killed in a shootout between the Army and terrorists but his relatives have accused the army of a...
  • No separate colonies for Kashmiri Pandits, separatists remain unconvinced 10-04-2015 07:19 AM

    The Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday said there will be no separate colonies for Kashmiri pandits or any other community. But the separatists are not convinced. JKLF chairman Yasin Malik said, "In the first place, what is the need for a composite colony. We will continue with our programme....
  • J&K: No separate colonies for Kashmiri Pandits, says Mufti government 08-04-2015 09:39 PM

    The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday made it clear that the Kashmiri Pandits are a part and parcel of the traditional Kashmiri ethos and they would be reintegrated into their native place as a part of the society and not as an isolated community. ...
  • JKLF chief Yasin Malik opposes land for Kashmiri Pandit colony in Kashmir valley 08-04-2015 03:39 PM

    Srinagar: A day after Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed assured the Centre of providing land for a composite colony of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley, the separatist leadership is up against arms, calling the move a 'conspiracy against Muslims'. JKLF chairman Yasin Malik announced that his outfit...
  • Watch: Srinagar's tulip garden in full bloom 05-04-2015 09:53 AM

    Just days after Srinagar was pounded by heavy rain, there is a much-needed sight for sore eyes. The city's tulip garden, the largest in Asia, is in full bloom. ...
  • J&K: Two soldiers dead, 2 others injured in Ladakh avalanche 04-04-2015 05:13 PM

    Ladakh: Two soldiers died and two others have been injured after getting trapped in an avalanche in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. Avalanche hit an Army vehicle at remote Changla village in Leh district yesterday, trapping five soldiers travelling in it, spokesman of Army's northern command Col SD Goswami...
  • Heavy rainfall hits Jammu and Kashmir again, water level rises in Jhelum 03-04-2015 09:30 AM

    Srinagar: As fresh rains hit the state again, the water level in the Jehlum river is rising due to continuous rainfall. However, Met department had predicted that there would be only moderate rainfall in the next few days. Jhelum was earlier flowing at 14.10 feet at Sangam in south Kashmir,...
  • Threat of floods in Kashmir hits tourism sector, hoteliers worried 02-04-2015 10:13 AM

    Srinagar: Heavy downpour for the last few days has not only left the residents of Kashmir valley panicky but also unnerved the people associated with tourism sector because floods are going to hit their business hard a second time in seven months. Having braved the September 2014 floods, the manager...
  • One J&K policeman killed, 3 security personnel injured in an encounter with terrorists in Baramulla 02-04-2015 09:23 AM

    Srinagar: One Jammu and Kashmir police official has been killed and three security personnel injured in a fierce gunfight with terrorists at Hardushoora in north Kashmir's Baramulla district. "One policeman has been martyred while a civilian has been injured in the operation so far," the police official said. Army sources...
  • Flood fear resurfaces as rains hit J&K again, water level in Jhelum continues to recede 01-04-2015 09:04 AM

    Srinagar: Flood fear has resurfaced in Jammu and Kashmir as rains have hit the state again. The Met Department had predicted heavy rainfall in the valley from Wednesday till April 3. "During this period, April 1 to April 3, some places may received heavy rainfall also. We have issued a...
  • J&K: Water level in Jhelum river recedes, no rain since Monday night 31-03-2015 10:17 PM

    Srinagar: As there has been no rainfall on Monday night in Jammu and Kashmir, the water levels of the Jhelum river are receding below the danger mark. But with the Met Department warning of heavy rainfall from April 1 to 3, the water level of Jhelum river may cross the...
  • 17 die as floods ravage Kashmir, thousands flee 30-03-2015 10:45 PM

    Up to 16 people were killed on Monday as a devastating flood in the Kashmir Valley forced thousands to flee to safer places as rain-fed streams rushed down the mountains, flooding parts of Srinagar. A man was washed away by a swollen river in Jammu region. ...
  • Flood declared in J&K, 21 missing as house collapses in landslide in Charar-e-Sharief area 30-03-2015 10:40 AM

    Srinagar: Even before Jammu and Kashmir could recover from the massive floods that occurred in September 2014, the state is battling yet another deluge with the government declaring flood in the state. Adding to the devastation, twenty one people are missing after a house collapsed in a landslide in the...
  • Heavy rain in Kashmir Valley, parts of Srinagar waterlogged 29-03-2015 06:05 PM

    Srinagar: Heavy rainfall in the Kashmir valley over the past 24 hours has created panic among some people in Srinagar about the possibility of fresh floods, police said on Sunday. The heavy downpour has inundated many low-lying areas of Srinagar including Rajbagh, one of the worst-hit areas during the unprecedented...
  • Will gradually repeal AFSPA from J&K, denotify certain areas under the Act, says CM Mufti Sayeed 23-03-2015 01:52 PM

    Srinagar: In a statement that could lead to fresh trouble with its ally Bharatiya Janata Party, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said that his government will gradually repeal the contentious Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the state. "Keeping in view the improving security scenario, the...
  • Kathua encounter leaves bullet marks on walls of Rajbagh police station 20-03-2015 03:19 PM

    The encounter in Rajbagh Police Station in Kathua district has ended leaving six killed including three security personnel, two terrorists a policeman and a driver. The encounter which began in the wee hours of Friday has also left two injured. ...
  • J&K: Encounter in Kathua ends, 2 security men dead; search for terrorists on 20-03-2015 11:28 AM

    Jammu: The encounter in Rajbagh Police Station in Kathua district has ended leaving six killed including three security personnel, two terrorists a policeman and a driver. The encounter which began in the wee hours of Friday has also left two injured. Combing operation is underway to search for the terrorists....
  • J&K: Terrorists hold hostages in Kathua police station, 2 security personnel killed, heavy firing underway 20-03-2015 07:30 AM

    Kathua: One Jammu and Kashmir police officer along with one CRPF personnel has been killed in a terror attack that is underway in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir. Two CRPF personnel have also been injured in the attack. Heavy firing which began at the Rajbagh Police Station in Kathua district...
  • LeT planning to launch fresh attack against India, claim Intelligence inputs 18-03-2015 01:39 PM

    New Delhi: In a major security threat for the country, Intelligence inputs indicate that 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi is active again. Interception by intelligence agencies shows Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) is training young people in Muzaffarabad in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK). According to sources, 60 Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists...
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway blocked due to heavy rainfall, 2,000 truckers stranded 16-03-2015 10:25 PM

    The snowfall and rains since last week in Kashmir forced closure of the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway even as air traffic remained suspended. Over 2,000 truckers stranded since last three days. ...
  • Can't detain Masarat Alam again, says Jammu and Kashmir government 14-03-2015 08:46 AM

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government has made it clear to the Centre that there are no fresh grounds to detain separatist leader Masarat Alam again. The Jammu and Kashmir government said out of the 27 cases against Alam, he has been granted bail in 25 and acquitted in two....
  • BJP's only Muslim MLA in J&K wants Cabinet rank 13-03-2015 10:08 AM

    Bharatiya Janata Party's only Muslim MLA Abdul Ghani Kohli in Jammu and Kashmir is appointed as Junior Transport Minister. He has asked for a Cabinet rank. Kohli said, "My community is not happy with my appointment as a Junior Transport Minister. My community feels I should be given a post...