Is there more to Haseeb’s dismissal, Omar asks

Is there more to Haseeb’s dismissal, Omar asks

Newspoint Bureau Srinagar, March 13 Omar Abdullah, the former chief minister and working president National Conference on Tuesday said that the first decision of the new Finance Minister was a reversal of reforms. This was the first reaction to the first decision of the new incumbent in finance ministry after Dr Haseeb Drabu’s sacking 24

‘Budget dashed our hopes of modernization’: Army to parliamentary panel

NEW DELHI, March 13 A marginal increase in the defence budget barely accounts for inflation, without helping address the glaring imbalance between cutting-edge weaponry and old equipment in Indian armed forces, senior military officers have told the parliamentary standing committee on defence. A modern military should typically have 30% of its weaponry and equipment in

Defence Minister visits Leh to attend DRDO event

  Leh, March 11 Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will review the security situation along the Indo-China border during here day-long visit to this border town in Ladakh region on Sunday. Official sources said that Ms Sitharaman attend the Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO) International Women’s Day function here from 1030 hrs to 1230 hrs.

Security forces launch CASO, clashes erupt

Srinagar, March 11 Security forces launched a Cordoned and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, where forces burst teargas shells to disperse the stone pelting demonstrations on Sunday, official sources said. They said on a tip-off about the presence of militants, Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police, Army and

Center’s special representative reaches Leh amid tight security

Newspoint Bureau Leh, March 11 Centre-appointed interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma on Sunday met 18 delegations, including students, members of civil society and political workers, in Leh in Ladakh region amid tight security. Sharma- who is a former Intelligence Bureau (IB) chief-is on his maiden visit to Ladakh region after being appointed as an interlocutor for Kashmir