Archive for February 2015

Modi’s garments to go under hammer to boost Indian economy

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By

New Delhi: Buoyed by the successful auction of his monogrammed suit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that he would sell off all his clothes to boost country’s ailing economy. Describing the auction of his histroic suit – with pinstripes spelling out Modi’s full name – as a historic moment for India, Modi revealed his
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Geelani calls for Kashmir bandh against swine flu

Feb 20th, 2015 | By

Srinagar: All Parties Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani has called for a Valley wide shutdown on Sunday against the reported assault of swine flu, which has already claimed four lives in the Valley. Blaming India for what he termed as “the latest tragedy that has befallen people of Kashmir,” Geelani said that the separatist alliance
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Mehbooba denies being the beautiful woman at Shah wedding

Feb 18th, 2015 | By

Srinagar:  The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) today claimed it was facing an attack from rival National Conference (NC) in the form of morphed pictures of its leaders being released one after another. Claiming that the alleged photographs of its top leaders that went viral on social networking sites this week were doctored, PDP pointed fingers
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Unemployed Kashmir legislators seek appointment as Rehbar-e-Assembly

Feb 17th, 2015 | By

Srinagar: Irked by delay in the government formation in J&K, a group of unemployed legislators took to streets today demanding their appointment as “Rehbar-e-Assembly” with immediate effect. The legislators appeared at Press Enclave in Srinagar holding placards and chanting slogans of “We want Justice”, “Rehbar-e- Assembly Qaim Karo,”. “This is a worst kind of injustice that despite
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Absence of toilets meant to keep police on toes

Feb 16th, 2015 | By

Reacting to reports about absence of toilet facilities at a number of police stations and posts in the state, the J&K Police has described it as a “strategic operational ploy” rather than a shortcoming. “We want to clarify that there is no discrepancy or shortcoming in the force. The said police posts without toilets fall
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WORLD CUP: Lawyers lure Kashmiri students with discounts on sedition cases 

Feb 14th, 2015 | By

Srinagar: In a major relief to Kashmiris, law firms across India are offering heavy discounts on fee for sedition cases during the ICC World Cup 2015. The discounts advertised mainly though print and social media are mostly aimed at Kashmiri youth studying in various colleges and universities in Indian cities. While most offers are in
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PDP seeks Kejriwal’s extra MLAs for JK govt

Feb 12th, 2015 | By

Srinagar: In a dramatic development sidelining the rightwing Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), the PDP has asked AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal to lend few of his “so many” legislators to them. “Look Keriwal has 67 MLA’s, while he needs only 36 to form a government. He can easily lend 16 of his 31 extra MLAs to us that we
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