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I-T dept unearths tax evasion and unexplained investments amounting to

Search and seizure operations by the income tax department in Jammu & Kashmir in two separate cases unearthed tax evasion and unexplained investments amounting to as much as Rs 50 crore, the Central Board of Direct Taxes said in a statement Thursday. The operation conducted on a prominent hotelier led to seizure of incriminating documents […]Read More

Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants, Army soldier killed in encounter in

Srinagar: Three Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militants and an Army soldier were killed on Saturday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. A search operation was launched by security forces on a specific input regarding the presence of militants in Zadoora village in south Kashmir, a police spokesman said. He said during […]Read More

Over a year after Gupkar declaration, parties in Kashmir resolve

SRINAGAR: Political parties in Kashmir on Saturday unanimously resolved to fight for restoration of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir as it existed pre-August 5, 2019, saying the measures taken were “spitefully shortsighted” and “grossly unconstitutional”. The parties reiterated that they are bound, wholly, by the contents of the ‘Gupkar Declaration’, a resolution issued […]Read More

Security on ‘flimsy grounds’ under J&K High Court scanner

NEW DELHI: The J&K High Court has expressed disapproval over taxpayer-funded security provided on “flimsy grounds” to politicians and individuals so that they could use the security guards as a “status symbol”. Miffed over petitions seeking continuation of security provided to them years back, the HC has asked the home secretary and police chief to […]Read More

Centre orders immediate withdrawal of 10,000 troops from Jammu and

New Delhi: The Centre has ordered “immediate” withdrawal of about 10,000 paramilitary forces personnel from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Wednesday. They said the decision was taken after the Ministry of Home Affairs reviewed the deployment of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) in the union territory (UT). A senior […]Read More

Pilgrimage to Vaishno Devi to resume from Sunday after nearly

Jammu: Pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Vaishno Devi in the Trikuta Hills of Jammu and Kashmir’ Reasi district will resume from Sunday after remaining suspended for nearly five months in view of the coronavirus pandemic, officials said on Saturday. The yatra was suspended on March 18. Ramesh Kumar, the Chief Executive Officer of Shri […]Read More

4G services on trial basis in one district each of

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that a special committee looking into the issue of internet restoration in Jammu and Kashmir has decided to provide 4G internet access on a trial basis in limited areas of the union territory after August 15. A bench headed by Justice N V Ramana was […]Read More

As Saudi Arabia snubs Pakistan on Jammu and Kashmir, cracks

(This story originally appeared in on Aug 10, 2020) NEW DELHI: After Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi publicly berated Saudi Arabia for failing to allow the OIC to stand with Pakistan against India on Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan was compelled to prepay a $1 billion loan to Saudi Arabia a few days ago, part […]Read More