Politics

High voter turnout in LS polls reflects people’s anger against abrogation of Article 370: Mehbooba Mufti

JAMMU — People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti claimed on Monday that the high voter turnout in Kashmir in the fourth and fifth phases of polling for the ongoing Lok Sabha election is reflective of people’s anger against the BJP-led centre for abrogating Article 370 of the Constitution and bifurcating the erstwhile state of […]

Jammu

Fire engulfs forest area in Udhampur

JAMMU — A fire broke out in the forest belt of Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district on Monday, prompting the authorities and local volunteers to swing into action, officials said. The blaze erupted in the Gangra forest area and rapidly spread over a large expanse of land, they said. The Forest department and the Jammu […]

Politics

PDP will support migrant Kashmiri Pandits in their return, rehabilitation: Mehbooba Mufti

JAMMU — Reaching out to displaced Kashmiri Pandits, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday assured them of her party’s support in their return and rehabilitation in the valley, provided they ‘demonstrate boldness and come back to their homes’. Mehbooba, a former chief minister who is fighting Lok Sabha elections from the Anantnag-Rajouri Lok Sabha seat, […]