Internet Gag In An Information Age Is Simply Unacceptable!

Speculations galore were made after the Government led by Mehbooba Mufti barred internet and broadband and mobile services in Kashmir on the eve of Eid-al- Azha. Some people feared that a military crackdown was in the offing in Kashmir and that the Government wanted to hide this from the world. This was made salient after […]

Pvt Telecom Companies Mulling To ‘Shut’ Operations In Valley

Srinagar: Private telecommunication companies operating in Kashmir Valley are mulling to ‘shut’ their operations in wake of huge losses incurred by them during the ongoing unrest. The companies are holding state government responsible for the ‘mess’ and are accusing it of adopting dual standards, allowing state owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) to function while […]

Internet Clampdown Was Extended To ‘Downplay’ Karra’s Resignation

Srinagar: Even as the suspension of broadband internet services were scheduled to last for 72-hours till September 15 afternoon, the net-gag was extended  allegedly to downplay the news of resignation of veteran politician Tariq Hameed Karra from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) and his seat in the Parliament. Sources said as decided earlier the Home […]

Journalists Stage Protest Against Internet Ban

SRINAGAR: Castigating Mehooba Mufti led government, Journalists from Kashmir Valley Saturday staged a protest against the government for imposing a blanket ban on the internet service. Hundreds of journalists across Kashmir staged a peaceful protest in Press Enclave Srinagar alleging that the aim of the government is only to harass people.  “Despite enduring physical abuse […]

Thousands Defy Curfew To Attend Boy’s Funeral In Restive Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Thousands of people have defied a curfew to attend the funeral of a schoolboy whose body was found riddled with pellet wounds in New Theed Harwan area in the outskirts of Srinagar city. Government Forces fired pellets and tear-smoke shells to contain the protesters who amid pro-freedom slogans hit to roads and targeted forces personnel. […]

Curfew, Restrictions Continue on 71st Day of Unrest

Sringar:  Authorities have imposed strict restrictions in most of the Srinagar city including Harwan and adjoining areas. While the curfew remains in force in five police station areas of downtown (interior areas) city and Batamaloo,” a police official said. Curfew is also enforced in the towns of Badgam in central Kashmir and Pulgam in south. While, […]

6th Grade Student Killed by Pellet Gun at Harwan

[[{“type”:”media”,”fid”:”8154″,”view_mode”:”wysiwyg”,”instance_fields”:”override”,”attributes”:{“height”:”100″,”width”:”100″}}]] Srinagar: A pellet-riddled body of a 11 year old 6th grade student Nasir Shafi Qazi son of Muhammad Shafi Qazi, a resident of New Theed Harwan in Srinagar was found near Sarband water reservoir near Harwan in Srinagar. He was hit by pellets due to which he died of multiple head injuries,” said an eyewitnesses. Nasir […]