PDP MP Tariq Karra Resigns

Srinagar: PDP Lok Sabha member from Srinagar-Budgam constituency, Tariq Hameed Karra has resign from the party and as an MP from Lok Sabha. PDP MLA said that he is not happy with the PDP-BJP alliance and called it an “unnatural alliance”.  Tariq Hamid Karra was the general secretary and the founding member of the PDP. He […]

Kashmir’s Rush Towards Catastrophe

On Monday evening, hours before India’s 190 million Muslims began to celebrate Bakr-Id, home minister Rajnath Singh gave the security forces and the Jammu and Kashmir government one week to restore normality in the valley. He did not explain why he was announcing this ultimatum now, or precisely how he expected them to accomplish in […]

Curfew, Clashes Over Camel in Rajouri

Srinagar: Tension gripped Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Wednesday as some members of the Muslim community were beaten up by unidentified assailants for slaughtering a camel on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, officials said.Reports here said that the incident occurred in the Palma village of Rajouri in Jammu region when the Muslim men slaughtered the […]

Kashmiri HR Activist Barred From Leaving India

Srinagar: Delhi airport authorities barred a prominent Kashmiri HR activist Khurram Pervez on Wednesday from flying out of India despite holding a valid visa. Khurram, coordinator of the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS), had to attend a UN Human Rights Council session from September 14-24 in Geneva, where he was expected to brief officials […]