Killing of a college student: Protests in Handwara after educational institutions re-open

Killing of a college student: Protests in Handwara after educational institutions re-open

SRINAGAR: Clashes erupted in north Kashmir’s Handwara on Wednesday shortly after colleges and educational institutions re-opened following killing of a local teenager. Sources said that a large number of students from government Degree College Handwara including girls took to streets and staged protest demonstration against the killing of their colleague Shahid Ahmad Mir of Daril […]

To Celebrate or Not to Celebrate?

To Celebrate or Not to Celebrate?

By Rameez Bhat Eid-ul-Adha – as we all know – is an Eid of sacrifice. It is celebrated for two and a half days. The festival is observed by the Muslim ummah who remember and commemorate the trials and triumphs of Prophet Ibrahim (A.S); “Surely Ibrahim was an example, obedient to Allah, by nature upright, […]

Headless body of youth, hands tied behind back, found in Hajin

Headless body of youth, hands tied behind back, found in Hajin

Bandipora: The headless body of a youth who was known to be a pro-freedom agitator was recovered from near the river Jhelum in Mandi area of Hajin in Bandipora district on Sunday morning. The Lashkar-e-Toiba issued a statement blaming “Indian forces” for the gruesome killing, while the family said that Muzaffar had been severely tortured […]

Amid shutdown mourners throng slain youth’s village

Amid shutdown mourners throng slain youth’s village

Srinagar: Amid shutdown against the killing of a civilian in an alleged staged encounter, people in large numbers thronged Daril Payeen village in Tarathpora Handwara, to offer condolences to the family of slain youth Shahid Bashir Mir. The 23-year-old was killed on Tuesday by army and in Hangikote forests some 10 kilometers far from his […]

Geelani condemns Handwara youth’s killing

Geelani condemns Handwara youth’s killing

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Wednesday strongly condemned the killing of Handwara youth, Shahid Bashir by forces. In a statement, Geelani said, “despite rhetoric about their concern for youth community, New Delhi and their henchmen in state are carrying systematic genocide under well thought out plan”. Geelani ridiculed authorities for their tall […]