90% People of J&K Stand for Azadi: Yasin

SRINAGAR: Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Friday termed Gool killings as unbearable and condemned unleashing of a ‘reign of terror’ against the people especially youth who protested against that massacre. While addressing a public meeting at central chowk Tral, Yasin Malik said that Gool massacre once again proved that Kashmiris were unsafe even […]

‘Pattern of Budgam Riots Suspicious’

Civil Society group calls for religious leaders’ positive role in ending sectarian clashes   Srinagar: Civil society actors of Kashmir on Thursday urged all the religious leaders to play a positive role in ending the sectarian clashes in Budgam, stressing that the pattern of riots in the central district was very suspicious.   In a […]

Budgam Strife Linked To Biden Visit: Ansari

Srinagar: Senior separatist leader and patron of Itihadul Muslimeen, Maulana Abbas Ansari Thursday claimed that the sectarian violence in parts of Budgam district was instigated by Indian agencies to make visiting US vice president Joe Biden believe that current strife in Kashmir was the outcome of internal rift between two sects of Muslims. Molvi Abbas […]

Action already taken in Gool incident: DGP

‘95 percent people in Kashmir not with violence’ Srinagar: Director General Police (DGP Ashok Prasad Thursday said that probe in Gool killings is already on and administrative action has already been taken. Talking to KNS he said, “In such cases after administrative action, the case goes to courts and judicial process takes time. Additional DG […]

Bemina Incident: ‘Injured Mother Can’t Speak Up Now’

Srinagar: Mother of the two butchered children and a key link to investigation into the Wednesday’s shocking incident at Bemina cannot speak up immediately even as her condition has improved slightly, Head of Department ENT, SMHS hospital, here said Thursday.      “She is undergoing treatment. Her windpipe has suffered extensive damage in the attack […]

Court summons SSP and DySP Vigilance

Misuse of Govt Vehicles by Tara Chand Jammu: In an order of far reaching public importance Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey of Jammu and Kashmir High Court sought the personal appearance of Senior Superintendent of Police and Deputy Superintendent of Police, Vigilance Organization Jammu in the much publicized case of ‘Double Drawl of POL (Petrol Oil […]

Class 3 Student ‘Commits Suicide’

Srinagar: A third class student was found dead under mysterious circumstances in the bathroom of a private school in the outskirts of Srinagar city on Thursday. According to reports, Salih Sublime High School, which accommodates mostly the students from Orphan Centres opend like other schools after the summer vacations on Thursday. “I was in my […]

Army foils infiltration bid

Uri: Army Thursday claimed that it foiled an infiltration bid made by militants to sneak into this part of Kashmir in Uri sector of the State. General Officer Commanding 19 Division, V.G.Khandaria told CNS that Army personnel from 3 Dogra fired upon militants during the dead of the night when they were trying to infiltrate […]

Pugwash Confab Postponed

Srinagar: Pugwash Conference, which was scheduled to be held from August 17 to August 21 at Islamabad in Pakistan, has been postponed. Sources said the conference would be now held from September 14 onwards at Islamabad. They said the participants were conveyed about the postponement by the organisers on Wednesday. CPI (M) state secretary and […]

Budgam Violence: Looking Inwards

Unfortunate as they are, the sectarian clashes in Budgam have once again highlighted the growing religious intolerance that is steadily creeping into our society. However, more unfortunate is the perfunctory manner in which no less a person than the venerable Hurriyat (G) Chairman, SAS Geelani, has sought to obfuscate this grave issue by conveniently dubbing […]