‘Those trying to disrupt, disturb our programme playing in enemy’s hands’

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) on Saturday said those trying to “disrupt” and “disturb” the joint resistance programme during relaxations are “playing in the hands of those who want to crush the present uprising” while requesting people especially youth to “keep an eye on such violations used by the cunning enemy against us”. As per a […]

Kashmir doesn’t attract attention from Delhi that it deserves: Soz

Srinagar: Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader, Prof. Saifuddin Soz on Saturday claimed that some Delhi based residents appreciated him for speaking right things during the presser a few days back. In a statement issued to KNS, Soz said, “Some people from Delhi (not the politicians) phoned me during the last 2-3 days saying […]

Makkah Market demolition or revenge for not defying protest calendar?

Srinagar: The demolition of Makkah Market in the City center, commissioned earlier this year for the rehabilitation of dislocated pavement vendors here, seems to be more of “revenge” than urban development exercise of Peoples Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janta Party alliance in the besieged summer capital. This one infers at least if the woeful tale of the […]

Photojournalists beaten by cops in Batamaloo

Srinagar: At least a dozen of Photojournalists who were on way to cover clashes were Saturday beaten by the cops at Batamaloo area of Srinagar. According to KNS photojournalist, Umer Asif who was also beaten by the cops said that they were on way to cover the clashes in the interiors of Batamaloo area during […]

DAK condemns thrashing of medical staff at Qamarwari

Srinagar : Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today condemned in strong words thrashing of hospital staff by police at Barthana Qamarwari. Expressing outrage President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that such brute acts against medical staff is unacceptable. “This act of hooliganism by defenders of law against healthcare workers while discharging their […]

Sheikh Didn’t Sign ‘Instrument of Accession’, reveals RTI

Srinagar: In a startling revelation that has come from Archives of India, the founder of National Conference Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah is not the signatory of ‘Instrument of Accession’. The information obtained by social activist Advocate Irfan Hafeez Lone through Ministry of Home Government of India, under Right to Information Act, Archives of India has submitted […]

Day 57:No Let Up In Killings, Another Teenager Killed

SRINAGAR: A day ahead of All Party Delegation’s (APD) visit to Kashmir, one more youth was Killed in South Kashmir on Saturday. Reports reaching here from Islamabad district said that clashes were going on Vessu area on Khanabal-Qazigund road. “Police and CRPF men fired tear gas shells and pellets to disperse the demonstrators,” an eye […]

Kashmir Protests:Why does anger in Kashmir refuse to die down?

Mass anger and the cycle of violence that has accompanied it refuses to die down in Kashmir. The locus of this anger is the state and much of the ire is directed against Mehbooba Mufti. This is in sharp contrast to the past wherein Mehbooba would console and participate in the funerals of militants killed […]

Separatist Leadership Not To Meet All Party Delegation

SRINAGAR:Dealing a setback to attempts for restoring Kashmir to normalcy, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, the leader of the joint separatist camp in Kashmir, has said that he will not meet the all party delegation that, he said, neither has a mandate nor the intention to solve the Kashmir dispute. “The Indian parliamentary delegation is coming […]

Yechury For Talks With Hurriyat

New Delhi:The CPI(M) Saturday said that the government should invite Hurriyat Conference for talks with the all-party delegation and announce confidence building measure during its visit to Kashmir. Coming out of a briefing held by the government for members of the delegation, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said, “Government should invite Hurriyat for talks with […]

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