Drawing Parallels

Reminding the people of Kashmir that “It was on this day in 1947 when Indian forces forcibly took control of our mother land,” the United Jihad Council (UJC) chief and Hizbul Mujahideen  supremo Syed Sallahudin has called upon them to observe complete shutdown on October 27 to express solidarity with the ongoing movement. Drawing parallels […]

Malik Under House Arrest

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Mohammad Yaseen Malik was placed under house arrest Saturday night to prevent him from staging any protest on Sunday. However, official sources said it was a preventive measure to avoid any law and order problem. Mr Malik said he was informed that he cannot move out of […]

Militant Held in Baramulla

BARAMULLA:  Police Sunday claimed that it arrested a Jaish-e- Muhammad militant in Baramulla district and recovered a pistol from him. A police official said that after receiving inputs from their sources, police party laid a naka in Khawja Bagh area of Baramulla town. The police party stopped a person and during frisking a pistol and […]

Thousands rally in Pakistani Kashmir

MUZAFFARABAD: Thousands of Kashmiris rallied here today to protest continued Indian “occupation” of the Himalayan region. The rally was set up by the United Jihad Council (UJC), which consists of 16 militant groups. A crowd of around 3,000 people shouted “Al-Jihad”, “Allahu Akbar” (God is great) and “We want Freedom” as they gathered in Muzaffarabad, […]

Nazir, Kamal mandated to issue bizarre statements: PDP

SRINAGAR: Ridiculing the recent statement of Sheikh Nazir Ahmad, General Secretary National Conference that Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah had no role in acceding Kashmir to India, Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday accused National Conference of assigning job to Sheikh Nazir and Mustafa Kamal of issuing ‘bizarre’ statements. PDP spokesman Naeem Akhtar accused NC of  indulging in […]

Shah Not Allowed To Present Memorandum to UN

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party chairman Shabir Ahmad Shah, was today detained before submitting his party’s memorandum to United Nations Office here at Sonawar, Srinagar. The memorandum had urged Ban Ki Moon, secretary general United Nations to exert pressure on India to restore civil liberties, revoke draconian laws prevalent in Kashmir and lift undue […]