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By News Desk | Srinagar The Chairman of a pro-freedom group in Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Shah Geelani Wednesday said that the killing of a youth in Sopore in a mosque was un-Islamic. While strongly condemning the incident, Geelani said that such killings carried out by the “undercover” and “unknown gunmen” [...]
By News Desk An 18-year-old boy was shot dead in a mosque on Tuesday night in North Kashmir’s Sopore. Police say that he was killed by Laskhar-e-Toiba militants. Suhail Ahmed Sofi, a class 11 student had ran away when some shots where fired and he hid himself in a mosque. The unidentified gunmen entered the [...]
Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Speaker Mubarak Gul has rejected a resolution, seeking return of the mortal remains of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru to his family, a legislator said on Tuesday.
The people are dying there, and they are being given grief or indifferences with the overt identities they have, not by the non-buzz word-‘humanity’. In Kashmir, human rights stand terribly below the fundamental level. The people have been voicing in its favour and the authority, who rule the course have been offering cold shoulder on those demands. Things were set in painful equilibrium, so tragedies turning like norms in the Valley.
By News Desk In a written reply to a question at the Jammu and Kashmir assembly, the Chief Minister said that 241 rebels have “illegally” returned to their homes in the state from Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) while another 3974 rebels are still living across the border in Pakistan and PaK. “During the past three [...]
By Fahad Shah n the political arena of the Jammu and Kashmir, a little known family before 1930s which made it to the pages of history is the Abdullah’s of Kashmir. Starting from Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, who belonged to a shawl weaver family and became the Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, to the current [...]
By Sameer Bhat he completeness of night’s silence is absolute in Kashmir. Earlier today another boy was put six feet under. Killed in cold blood in Baramulla by the Indian army. Apparently a small crowd was protesting against the hanging of Afzal Guru and driven by pure emotion, pelted a passing army truck with stones. [...]
Fresh protests started in Kashmir valley today against the death of a Kashmiri student in Hyderabad on Saturday and for the return of body of Mohammad Afzal Guru. Thousands of people came out to join protests in the Srinagar city. In the afternoon, during protests a 24-year-old youth, Tahir Sofi, was killed by the 46-RR [...]
By News Desk | Jammu The Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today made an emotional speech in the state assembly on the death of a 24-year-old man in firing by Indian army during a protest in district Varmul of north Kashmir. The forces had opened fire on the gathering, protesting for the return [...]
By News Desk Calling the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah as ‘daily wager of New Delhi’, senior Peoples Democratic Party leader Muzafar Hussain Beigh said the Chief Minister is saving his job at the cost of lives of Kashmiris. “If he can’t save the lives of Kashmiris and is unable to convince the [...]
By News Desk Member Parliament from Hyderabad Asaduddin Owaisi who was part of All Party delegation which visited Kashmir at the peak of summer unrest in September 2010, Monday seconded Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s yesterday’s statement that hanging of Afzal Guru would reinforce a sense of alienation and injustice among generation of youth in Kashmir. [...]
By News Desk Srinagar, Indian-Controlled Kashmir The Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Sunday said he was ready to take up the matter of officially inviting Hurriyat Conference leaders for a dialogue, with New Delhi, “in case they show an indication of willingness for talks with the Government of India”. In an interview, he [...]