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Says won’t allow anyone to hurt religious sentiments of any particular community Srinagar: The Kashmir unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has filed a complaint against former chairman of Shia Waqf Board, Waseem Rizvi for hurting the sentiments of Muslim community by speaking against the holy Quran. Talking to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Manzoor Bhat, who was recently given additional responsibility of party in charge for Kashmir province, said that they have filed…

New Delhi: Actor Mithun Chakraborty ended days and weeks of speculation today by finally joining the BJP at a massive rally shortly before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s arrival. One of Bengal’s most beloved actors, “Mithun-da” delivered all the punchlines that could thrill the giant crowd waiting for PM Modi’s speech at the Kolkata Brigade Parade Ground. “I am proud to be a Bengali. I know you love my dialogues,” he said, and went on to…

Jammu: Congress party workers on Tuesday burnt an effigy of senior party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and raised slogans against him in a protest in Jammu. This comes as Azad praised Narendra Modi at the G-23 event in the state saying that he speaks frankly about his past as a tea-seller and never tried to hide his background from the world. Targeting Azad, Shahnawaz Choudhary, General Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee said…

New Delhi: After the event in Jammu attended by G-23 members and Gulam Nabi Azad’s remarks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi created a storm in the state Congress unit, the PCC chief Gulam Ahmed Mir went to Delhi to meet Congress general secretary incharge organisation KC Venugopal and state incharge Rajni Patil on Monday. News Agency ANI reported, Mir has apprised the leadership about the situation in the state, the sentiments and political condition following…

Srinagar: Right wing Hindu organisation member, Rakesh Bajrangi of Rashtriya Bajrang Dal has called for a ban on Pheran in Kashmir. “Till date terrorists have carried out activities wearing these Pherans which are loose enough to hide weapons inside,” he can be heard saying in a video. He further said that this problem has come forward many times in the past, yet the government has not taken any decision in this regard. According to him the…

State BJP Yuva Morcha general secretary Pamela Goswami, her friend and security guard were arrested in south Kolkata on Friday for allegedly carrying 90 grams of cocaine worth Rs 10 lakh in her car, Indian Express reported. They would be produced before a court on Saturday, said the New Alipore police. While the BJP said the law should take its course, the TMC was not surprised with the drug haul, saying earlier a “BJP woman…

Amit Shah’s parliament speech about KPs draws sharp criticism from Kashmiri Pandits groups ‘Pandit Exodus did not happen under congress, happened in VP Singh’s govt which was supported by BJP’ ‘Eyewash and hoodwinking’: Congress provided jobs, not BJP Indian Home Minister Amit Shah’s speech made in the parliament about Jammu and Kashmir elicited a negative response from Kashmiri Pandit organisations, dubbing the alleged factual inaccuracies as ‘shameful’, and ‘opportunistic’. In a video statement, Dr Agnishekhar,…

New Delhi: Taking a dig at the Government of India over the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) domestic cylinder price hike in Delhi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said the government is ‘looting’ from the public. Taking to Twitter, Rahul Gandhi said, “Loot from the public, Development of only two.” He also shared a news clipping which reported on the hike in LPG cylinder prices. The price of the LPG domestic cylinder in Delhi has…

Srinagar: Omar Abdullah, vice-president of the National Conference, on Saturday criticized the Jammu and Kashmir administration for lying low in front of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) functionaries. “It never fails to amaze me how most of the J&K administration, both civil & police, grovels in front of BJP functionaries,” Abdullah tweeted. Abdullah’s remark had come in wake of yesterday’s police ceremony in which Ravinder Raina, President J-K BJP, had awarded badges to newly recruited Deputy…

Srinagar: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national General Secretary Tarun Chug Thursday said that Assembly polls will soon be held in the J&K UT and the dates will be decided by the Election Commission of India (ECI). Talking exclusively to news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) on the sideline of a function at BJP’s Srinagar headquarters, Chug said that he is of the belief that Assembly polls will be held soon in J&K. “Assembly polls will be held…