Forces can kill people anywhere: Mirwaiz

Forces can kill people anywhere: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said the killing of a minor girl Kaneeza of Hyhama, Kupwara “once again shows the utter disregard and callousness the forces have for the life of a Kashmiri”. He said Kashmiris can become target of government forces anywhere even while “sleeping at home”. Mirwaiz, as […]

Sajad Reshi files nomination

SRINAGAR: In connection with the parliamentary by-polls for 2-Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency, Sajad Reshi S/O Mushtaq Ahmed Reshi R/O Nund Reshi Colony (A), Bemina filed his nomination papers as Rashtriya Samajwadi Party (Secular) candidate for 2-Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency. Sajad Reshi filed his papers before the Returning Officer for 2-Srinagar Parliamentary seat here Friday. Please follow and […]

IJU condemns attack on journalist in Kashmir

NEW DELHI: The Indian Journalists Union (IJU) strongly condemned the premeditated police attack on the photo journalists in Srinagar on Thursday. In a statement, S N Sinha, President, Sabina Inderjit, Vice President, Amar Devulapalli, Secretary-General of Indian Journalists Union (IJU) and K Amarnath, Member, Press Council of India (PCI) alleged that police attacked the photo […]

Srinagar licensed arms holders asked to deposit weapons

SRINAGAR: District administration Srinagar Friday issued magisterial orders asking licensed arms holders residing within the territorial jurisdiction of the district to deposit their weapon in nearest police stations against proper receipt and proper identification. It was said that the move is aimed at ensuring peaceful, free and fair forthcoming bye-elections in the district. Please follow […]

Harrowing experience: A day at SKIMS OPD

Harrowing experience: A day at SKIMS OPD

SRINAGAR: It is complete chaos outside the Out Patient Department (OPD) of the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) on Sunday. Scores of patients accompanied with their attendants have nowhere to go. Many attendants can be seen outside the OPD building taking patients out of vehicles and then carrying them on their backs, as there […]

Choking space is unilateral state-sponsored violence: JKLF

Choking space is unilateral state-sponsored violence: JKLF

SrinagaR: The JKLF on Thursday condemned arrest of its leaders and assault on journalists outside Syed Ali Geelani’s residence terming the incidents as “glaring example of sham democracy practiced by India and its stooges in Jammu Kashmir”. In a statement issued here JKLF said that police took ailing Syed Ali shah Geelani, Muhammad Yasin Malik […]

Attack on journalists—Hurriyat says Kashmir converted into police state

Attack on journalists—Hurriyat says Kashmir converted into police state

Srinagar: Terming the police attack on journalists at Hyderpora as the worst form of “state sponsored terrorism”, a Hurriyat spokesman on Thursday said that the incident points to the fact that Jammu and Kashmir has practically been converted into a police state. The spokesman said that if journalists were subjected to such treatment, it could […]

KEA urges CM to take action

KEA urges CM to take action

Srinagar: Kashmir Economic Alliance Chairman Muhammad Yasin Khan condemned the police assault on journalists at Hyderpora. Yasin said journalists were performing their professional duties when police attacked them. “The videos released by media shows a murderous assault. Those responsible for this should be taken to task,” Khan said and asked the chief minister to initiate […]