Ajmal Kasab Executed in Pune Jail

Pune: Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving Pakistani terrorist of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, was hanged at Pune’s Yerwada Jail Wednesday morning at 7.30 am.  Kasab’s end came just five days before the fourth anniversary of the brutal terror attacks.  Maharashtra’s Home Minister RR Patil has confirmed the execution. “Today morning at 7.30 am […]

Ajmal Amir Kasab hanged

Mumbai:  Muimbai attack convict Ajmal Kasab was executed at 7.30 am on Wednesday after President Pranab Mukherjee rejected his mercy plea. Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde confirmed the news on Wednesday.  The mercy petition filed by the Pakistani origin militant Ajmal Kasab, who was awarded death sentence for his role in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack was rejected […]

Always Forget

NEW DELHI — The 28th anniversary of the massacre of 3,000 Sikh men in New Delhi in retaliation for the assassination of Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards passed largely in silence again. None of the major political figures from the Congress Party who are said to have been involved in the killings has been […]

Shinde Says Wants To Meet Hurriyat Leaders

“Decision On AFSPA Only After Some Time, Case Of Once Bitten Twice Shy” SRINAGAR (KO MONITORING DESK) – The union home minister, Suhil Kumar Shinde, has thrown broad hints of the centre wanting to revive dialogue with separatists in Kashmir, but said that a decision to withdraw the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in […]

Hurriyat Begins Consultations Ahead Of Pak Visit

SRINAGAR (ONS) – Hurriyat Conference (M) Tuesday added a new dimension to the on-going freedom movement in Jammu and Kashmir by linking it with the state’s economic independence. Asserting that economic independence was a precursor to state’s political freedom, the separatist forum’s chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, hinted at formation of an Economic Advisory Council to […]

Kashmir-Delhi Nexus Out To Destroy NC: Farooq

“Big Money Being Spent To Wipe Us Out” SRINAGAR (ONS) – Claiming credit for his party to see the Rawalpindi Road reopened, and asserting that the LoC would “collapse one day,” union minister and president of the ruling National Conference Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday said that “money was being spent in torrents in New […]

Omar Disputes Delhi, Says Tourist Boom Doesn’t Mean Problem Solved

SRINAGAR (ONS) – Contesting New Delhi’s takes on the heavy tourist influx to Kashmir, chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said that the current boom in the sector should not be equated to normalcy or to infer that “no problem had been left unsolved.” “The revival of tourism should not be equated with normalcy as […]

India Rejects OIC References to Kashmir

NEW DELHI – The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Tuesday said India rejects ‘factually incorrect and misleading references’ to Jammu and Kashmir by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). In response to a question on Resolutions adopted during the 39th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) […]

Masroor Ansari Arrested

SRINAGAR – Police Tuesday arrested Shia leader Maulana Masroor Abbas Ansari and launched a crackdown on the workers of his party, Ittehadul Muslimeen (IUM), to prevent him from leading Muharram processions this year. Masroor, son of Maulana Abbas Ansari, heads Ittehadul Muslimeen and is highly sought after speaker during the month of Muharram. Masroor was […]

Pak Jama’at Leader Qazi Escapes Suicide Attack

ISLAMABAD – Former Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Qazi Hussain Ahmad had a narrow escape after a female suicide bomber detonated her suicide vest soon after his convoy passed through the Ghaiba Khwar area in Haleemzai tehsil. According to Political Administration Official, Shamsul Islam, the blast occurred at 11:15 am and injured three people, reports The Express […]

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