Day 106: Kashmir Simmers As Hartal Rules, Clashes Continue

Srinagar: Life remained adversely affected for the 106th consecutive day in the Valley due to separatist called protest shutdown. Police said that there were no curbs and curfew imposed in any part of the Valley, though heavy contingent of security personnel were deployed in restive areas to maintain law and order. Shops, business establishments, schools […]

55 People Arrested In Pre-Dawn Crackdown In Kupwara

Kupwara: A massive protest was staged by locals in frontier district Kupwara after Army, Police and Para-military Central Reserve Police Force personnel in a joint operation arrested 55 people during pre-dawn crackdown on Saturday. The locals from Taras Natnusa area of Kupwara district said that hundreds of Army men from 47 Rashtriya Rifles, CRPF and […]

Masked Men Set School Building On Fire

Kulgam:During the dead of the night, unidentified masked men set Government Higher Secondary School building on fire in Bugam area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. A few days back, locals had foiled the attempt of masked men when they tried to set the same building on fire in the area. That time, according to local.s […]

‘Our Unity Is Our Victory,’ Geelani States In His Address To People

SRINAGAR:Syed Ali Geelani has said the 100 days of strike were “a historic victory” and a “greater defeat for India” as her “words of democracy, development and rule of law” were “crushed under the boots of their own million soldiers”. He said the claims that Kashmir lost on education was untrue because the children could […]

10 Cops Sacked For ‘Not Resisting’ Militants, Losing Weapons

SRINAGAR: In a first such action in a decade, the J&K government has dismissed 10 policemen who, it believes, didn’t show any resistance when militants snatched their service weapons during the recent unrest. It is in the process of finalising action against other policemen facing the same charge. Around 28 weapons have been snatched by […]

BJP Not On Same Page With PDP Over Militancy

SRINAGAR: A day after Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti urged police to make part of the mainstream the ‘local boys’ who have joined militancy, the BJP today said militant, whether local or outsider, ‘cannot be forgiven’ and has to be dealt with as law of land demands. “A militant, who is responsible for the killing of innocent civilians […]

2 Jaish Militants Arrested: Police

Baramulla: Police Saturday said that it arrested two militants who were part of militant outfit Jaish-e-Muhammad module in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Police identified these militants as Safeer Ahmad Bhat of Janbazpora, Baramulla and Farhaan Fayaz Liloo of Jamia Mohalla Baramulla. “The duo was arrested in a joint operation conducted by Police, Army and Paramilitary […]

Why Mehbooba’s Conciliatory Approach And BJP’s Truculence Bode Uncertain Times For Kashmir?

Srinagar: Soon after Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti urged the police to make part of the mainstream the “local boys” who have joined militancy, the BJP today said militants, whether locals or outsiders, “cannot be forgiven” and have to be dealt with as law of land demands. “A militant, who is responsible for […]

Ahead of winter, PDD starts massive curtailment in valley

Srinagar: With the Kashmir valley heading towards the cold winter, The Power Development Department has allegedly started massive curtailment in almost all districts including Srinagar. Even the metered areas are not being spared with the department going for power curtailment. On Saturday complaints were recieved from all most all the districts of the valley including […]

Sacking Employees: NC Tells Akhtar To Remember His Own Days

SRINAGAR:National Conference on Saturday lashed out at the State Government and the Chief Minister for harbouring a vindictive, “retributive and punitive” agenda against Government Employees. National Conference Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani said the State Government was being vindictive when the fragile situation called for a reconciliatory and positive approach to restore normalcy in the […]

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