Don’t harass journalists, says Hurriyat (M)

Don’t harass journalists, says Hurriyat (M)

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) on Tuesday appealed to youth to “act with discipline, maturity, and responsibility” so that no harm is done to the “sacred” cause.  It also appealed to the people to not create hurdles for journalists. The conglomerate in a statement issued here said that elements working for agencies have infiltrated into the […]

DCs asked to rope in relgious leaders for ‘peace building’

Srinagar: The government is roping in Chowkidars, Numberdars, Auqaf bodies and ‘social leaders’ to “restore peace in Kashmir.” An order issued by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan on Monday asked deputy commissioners of nine districts in Kashmir to hold interaction with Chowkidars, Numberdars, Auqaf bodies and social leaders. “You will recall the instructions regarding […]

2 more pro-India politicians resign

Srinagar: Ghulam Hassan Zargar, a BJP leader who had unsuccessfully contested 2014 assembly polls resigned at a pro-freedom rally in Bugam. On Sunday night, NC member Iftikhar Misgar, who had contested two elections, resigned in a similar fashion at Anantnag. He had also shouted pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. Reports said an Awami Itehad Party (AIP) […]

Forces attack with teargas women in Shopian, Azadi rally in Anantnag

By Zia-ul-Islam    ANANTNAG: The ‘Azadi roadshow’ on Tuesday saw thousands of people from Veeri, Krandigam, Thajiwara, Viddy, Srigufwara, Loiseer and other villages of Anantnag district coming out in cars, Tata Sumos, load carriers, and two-wheelers in the morning. The caravan went through several villages, pro-freedom and pro-Burhan slogans being played from loudspeakers fitted to […]

Petrol bombs hurled at Naeem Akhtar’s house

Srinagar: Two petrol bombs were hurled at the house of government spokesperson and education minister Naeem Akhtar in Srinagar’s Parraypora area on Monday night. The bombs hit the window of the house on the ground floor. However, nobody was hurt as Naeem and his wife reside in the highly secured Gupkar Road after he assumed […]

Kashmir: Look where children of pro-freedom and pro-India leaders are currently

Kashmir: Look where children of pro-freedom and pro-India leaders are currently

Srinagar: Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has said that “those  people whose children were studying abroad were instigating other children to violence” and “many forces have joined hands to vitiate atmosphere in the valley.” She has not named anyone. In the only elaborate statement on the protests, she again referred to unnamed people who “go from […]

Three days of carnage in Bijbehara

Three days of carnage in Bijbehara

The doctor who supervised treatment of patients with firearm injuries at Bijbehara sub-district hospital from July 8 to July 10 recalls a ‘colossal tragedy’ that was matched only by the brutality of police and CRPF men

Differently-abled boy is ablest volunteer at SMHS

Differently-abled boy is ablest volunteer at SMHS

By Nouman Parvez     Srinagar: A physically handicapped boy is volunteering at the SMHS hospital since the clashes with government forces began in the Valley. A resident of Qamarwari in Srinagar, Imtiyaz says he is doing the yeoman’s service because of his commitment to the cause of azadi. Whenever an ambulance arrives at SMHS hospital, […]

HC reserves verdict in Tengpora killing FIR

HC reserves verdict in Tengpora killing FIR

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday reserved verdict on the state government’s petition to quash the chief judicial magistrate’s orders to the SSP Srinagar to file an FIR against DySP Yasir Qadri for the murder of a 26-year-old youth at Tengpora on July 10. A single bench of Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir is likely […]

Salahuddin urges Pakistan to snap ties with India over Kashmir

Salahuddin urges Pakistan to snap ties with India over Kashmir

Lahore: United Jihad Council chief Syed Salahuddin on Monday accused Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh of being a “killer of Kashmiris” and urged Islamabad to recall its envoy from India over the ongoing unrest in Jammu and Kashmir. Salahuddin, who is based in Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-administered-Kashmir, also seconded Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed who on Sunday […]