Deep Uncertainty

Deep Uncertainty

Profound uncertainty hovers Kashmir as the Home Minister of India, Rajnath Singh, arrives in Kashmir for a four day visit. Another context to Rajnath’s visit is the putative attempt to abrogate Article 35 A. This adds a layer to the extant uncertainty that defines Kashmir. The vale is at an inflection point-socially, economically, demographically and […]

Gambhir to support education of slain cop’s daughter

Gambhir to support education of slain cop’s daughter

Srinagar: Cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday announced that he would support the education of five-year-old Zohra whose policeman father was killed by militants last month. ASI Abdul Rashid was gunned down by militants in Anantnag chowk on August 18 when he was regulating traffic in the area. In a series of emotional tweets today, Gambhir […]

J&K police officers vent anger over killing of colleague

J&K police officers vent anger over killing of colleague

Srinagar: “Your tears have shaken many hearts … Every drop of your tear sears our heart.” These were the lines written by a top officers of Jammu and Kashmir police for Zohra, the five-year-old daughter of Assistant Sub-Inspector Abdul Rashid, who was killed by militants yesterday in Anantnag district of south Kashmir. S P Pani, […]

Pulwama attack an act of desperation: CRPF official

SRINAGAR: The finadayee attack on district police lines in south Kashmir’s Pulwama was an act of desperation by militants in the wake of killing of many of their commanders recently, a top CRPF officer in the valley said today. CRPF IGP (Operations), Kashmir sector, Zulfiquar Hasan, said that the force’s success against the militants would […]

Pulwama fight ends with killing of third militant

Pulwama fight ends with killing of third militant

Anantnag: The standoff between militants and government forces at District Police Lines (DPL) Pulwama concluded late Saturday night with the killing of the third militant. Four policemen and four CRPF troopers, along with the two other militants, had lost their lives in the 17-hour gunfight. Militants had stormed the police lines at about 3:45 AM […]

Grenade attack on army vehicle in Sopore

Grenade attack on army vehicle in Sopore

Sopore: Suspected militants on late Friday night attacked an army vehicle in Hygam area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. According to reports, militants on Friday late night fired a rifle grenade towards army’s Casper at Hygam village of Sopore. However no one was injured in the attack. Later, the entire area was sealed and search […]

CM condemns, pays tributes to slain forces personnel

CM condemns, pays tributes to slain forces personnel

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has strongly condemned the killing of policemen and CRPF in a pre-dawn attack in Pulwama on Saturday. In a statement, Mehbooba said violence of last three decades or more has taken a heavy toll on the people of the state in terms of death and destruction, tearing apart of the […]

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