Polls Only Disturb Peace Here: Hurriyat

Srinagar: The ‘Resistance Leadership’ comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik on Thursday criticized authorities for holding elections amidst crackdown and military deployment and said that “it is a slur on the democracy.” Lamenting at state administration, resistance leaders in a statement issued said: “The authorities are deliberately adding fuel […]

‘Is This Nation Bothered About Sentiments of Kashmiri Youth?’

Jammu: Former chief minister and National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah Thursday expressed his anger at journalists ignoring the ground realities viz a viz Kashmir. Don’t you think these boys have some grievances or you are just worried about the nation?,” he snapped at journalists when a reporter asked whether he was “trying to play with […]

PDP Rejects Dr Farooq’s Allegations

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party strongly rejected the allegation levelled by National Conference President, Dr. Farooq Abdullah that youth in the Valley are being used by the PDP to enforce election boycott by luring them with money. PDP spokesman, Dr. Mehboob Baig Thursday said such a statement does not behove the stature Dr. Farooq Abdullah. He […]

Pak Promoting ‘Civil Resistance’ in Kashmir: India

New Delhi: India Thursday alleged that Pakistan has changed its strategy of “superimposition of militancy onto Jammu and Kashmir by promoting civil resistance through radicalisation.” The ongoing militancy in the state is intrinsically linked to infiltration from across the border, both through the International Border as well as the Line of Control,  the Home Ministry […]

Kashmir problem created by Congress: Naidu

New Delhi: Union minister and senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu Thursday alleged that the Jammu and Kashmir issue was a “creation” of the Congress and accused the party of making the issue “political” now. “The Jammu and Kashmir issue is a Congress creation. Had it been left to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who successfully unified […]

Congress Delegation Meets Governor

JAMMU: An 11 member delegation of J&K Pradesh Congress Committee, led by its President G.A. Mir, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.  The delegation presented a memorandum which reflects on the ground situation preceding, during and consequent to the Parliamentary By-election for Srinagar seat which was held on 9th April during […]

Jadhav Issue – UN to India, Pak: ‘Resolve Yourselves’

United Nations: The UN has asked India and Pakistan to engage in a dialogue to find a peaceful solution to their problems, but refrained from commenting on the death sentence given by a Pakistani military court to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav. “We’re not in a position to judge the process or to have a position […]

Media in Kashmir: Challenges, Opportunities Highlighted

SRINAGAR: ‘Kashmir Vision’, a daily newspaper was re-launched here on Thursday at a simple but impressive function. The function, held at the Institute of Public Management Administration (IPMA) Srinagar, was presided over by the President of Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) and Chief Editor ‘Greater Kashmir’ Fayaz Ahmad Kaloo. Vice Chancellor of Kashmir University Prof Khursheed […]

Baisakhi celebrated, Mughal gardens re-opened

Srinagar-  Baisakhi was today celebrated in the Kashmir valley, where the day marks the reopening of the Mughal gardens on the bank of Dal Lake. Members of the Sikh community, including women and children, in colourful dressed visited the Gurdwaras in the Kashmir valley, including summer capital, Srinagar, to join special prayers. The main congregation […]

Youth injured while saving family from burning house succumbs

Srinagar: A brave heart who was critically injured while saving some members of a family trapped inside a burning house in Shadab Colony Ahmed Nagar on last Friday succumbed to his injuries in Srinagar hospital on Thursday. Aqib Nazir Malik (21) along with his friend Manzoor Ahmed had put their lives at risk while trying […]

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