‘Resistance Camp’ Calls For Shutdown Today

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership has called for a day long shutdown for Sunday against the killing of a civilian in Batmaloo area of Srinagar. A civilian, identified as Sajjad Hussain Sheikh, was killed after Border Security Force (BSF) personnel opened fire in Batmaloo apparently in panic after seeing a group of youth assembled there.

Amnesty Demands Trial of Accused

Srinagar: Two recent videos from Jammu and Kashmir appearing to show the use of torture and excessive force by security forces must lead to the prosecution in civilian courts of those suspected to be responsible, Amnesty International India said on Saturday. In one video uploaded on 14 April, a man, later identified as 24-year-old Farooq […]

Hurriyat Ridicules Police ‘Helplessness’

Srinagar: Condemning the detention of five youth allegedly involved in hackling CRPF personnel and point blank firing and making a youth as human shield Hurriyat Conference (G) on Saturday said that it was shocking that authorities without any delay initiated an enquiry against those accused for humiliation of CRPF personnel but took no action against […]

Where Are The Cricketers, Ask Youth Of Kashmir

Srinagar: Cricketer Gautam Gambhir finds himself at the receiving end of social media barbs in Kashmir after tweeting his outrage over CRPF jawans kicked and abused by some Kashmiri youth Two days after cricketer Gautam Gambhir tweeted his outrage at CRPF jawans being kicked and abused by a group of youth in Budgam ( Kashmir) […]

Gunmen Open Fire in Pulwama, 1 Killed

Srinagar: One person was killed and another was injured in firing by unidentified gunmen in south Kashmir district of Pulwama tonight. Official sources said unidentified gunmen opened fire at Qasbayar in Pulwama, resulting in injuries to two persons. Both the injured were immediately taken to a hospital, where one of them, identified as Bashir Ahmad […]

30 Shops, 8 Houses Gutted in Major Doda Blaze

Doda: Over 30 shops, eight residential structures and several vending huts were gutted in main market Gandoh in district Doda in a devastating blaze in the wee hours of Saturday. Property worth millions of rupees was reduced to ashes, but there was no report of any serious injuries. Reports said that on the intervening night […]

Bullet-riddled Body of Youth Recovered from Handwara Village

Kupwara: A bullet-riddled body of a youth was recovered from an orchard in Khaipora village in Kralgund area  of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Suhail Ahmad Dar aka Jana Dar. He earned his living through fruit business, locals said. His body was found in an orchard […]

Youth tied with Army vehicle -Guilty Must Be Punished: CPI (M)

New Delhi: The CPI-M on Saturday said it was outraged over the tying of a Kashmiri youth to a moving Army jeep as a shield against stone-pelters in Kashmir and demanded action against those responsible. In a statement, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) cited media reports to say that the youth, Farooq Ahmad Dar, had […]

People Have Rejected BJP-PDP Coalition: Mir

Srinagar: Expressing gratitude to people for strengthening the secular powers in the State by casting their vote against PDP-BJP coalition in just concluded by-elections, Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A. Mir Saturday said that people have rejected the communal agenda of PDP BJP coalition, responsible for the deteriorating situation in the valley. Commenting on the […]

Shabir Shah Slams ‘Biased’ Indian Media

Srinagar: The incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah Saturday slammed Indian media for what he termed as “biased” reporting on Kashmir while urging the international media and leaders to take serious notice of the Indian army’s ‘excesses in the disputed territory’. Shah said in a statement: A couple of days ago, […]

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