Bar Memorandum To UN Sec Gen,90 Countries To Press for Plebiscite

SRINAGAR:J&K High Court Bar Association, Srinagar, Sunday strongly condemned the killing of eleven year old boy, Nasir Shafi Mir of New Theed Harwan, by “ruthless forces” and also injuring of more than 600 innocent civilians by use of pellets and bullets in different parts of Kashmir, during the past three days. A statement issued by […]

Soz appeals political parties to take joint stand

SRINAGAR: Former Union Minister and Senior Congress leader Saif-ud-din Soz on Sunday appealed all the pro-India political parties in Kashmir to take a joint stand on Kashmir.In a statemen Soz said: “I reiterate my plea that it is high time at this critical moment in Kashmir that the mainstream parties, (including NC, Congress, PDP, CPM, PDF, […]

‘Save Kashmiri Children’ global campaign launched in Brussels

Srinagar: ‘Save Kashmiri Children’ global campaign, was today launched at European Press Club Brussels, on the pretext of current phase of protests demanding freedom from India and super headed mostly by the young and children. Noted legal experts from Kashmir delivered telephonic address during this launch of  ‘Save Kashmiri Children’ event. A Belgium political party […]

Will the Doval Doctrine hold after the Fedayeen attack in Kashmir?

17 Indian Army soldiers have been killed in Uri in what is apparently a fidayeen attack. Fedayeen attacks are different from suicide bombings; militants involved in these attacks attack military targets or vital installations and engage forces till they are neutralized. What is key or important about these attacks is the “news value” they carry. […]

Defence Minister, Army Chief Visit Kashmir To Review Security

SRINAGAR:“After their landing in Srinagar, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Army chief General Dalbir Singh were briefed by Northern Army commander Lt Gen DS Hooda and GoC of Army’s Srinagar based 15 Corps Lt Gen Satish Dua respectively at Srinagar on the Uri attack and the operation launched to kill the militants,” a defence spokesman […]

Karra’s Resignation May Have Set In A Domino Effect

Srinagar: Barely two days after Member Parliament and one of the founding members of the Peoples Democratic Party, Tariq Hameed Karra resigned from the party and his Parliamentary seat, a PDP MLA has condemned the killing of a teenage boy in Harwan here sending ripples across the ruling party. The sources said the PDP had […]

Pressure Mounting On Govt To Set Free Rights Activist, Khurram

SRINAGAR:As many as 52 activists, scholars, writers and lawyers have written an open letter demanding the immediate release of Khurram Parvez, a Kashmiri human rights activist who was arrested on Friday. According to the Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society, where Parvez is a programme coordinator, he was not given any reason for his arrest. He […]

Another Senior PDP leader resigns

Srinagar: A senior leader of ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday resigned from the party protesting against the civilian killings at the hands of the government forces and atrocities made upon the people. Sr. Vice President, District Srinagar, Nisar Ahmad Mandoo announced his resignation from the basic membership of the party while talking to […]

Uri attack aimed at triggering fresh violence in JK: Mehbooba

SRINAGAR: Strongly condemning the deadly militant attack on an army base in Uri, the Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti today said the attack seems to be aimed at triggering fresh violence and creating a war-like situation in the region. The Chief Minister while expressing anguish over the attack paid rich tributes to the slain soldiers. […]

Those responsible for Uri attack will be punished: PM Modi

NEW DELHI:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condemned the killing of 17 soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir and said those responsible for it will not go unpunished.   “We strongly condemn the cowardly attack in Uri. I assure the nation that those behind this despicable attack will not go unpunished,” Modi tweeted.    “We salute […]