Human Shield: Army Probe Gives Major Clean Chit?

SRINAGAR: Reports wrongly give a clean chit to army officer who tied a Kashmiri youth to a moving jeep and using him as a human shield, said a report by news agency PTI after a report in another news agency IANS claimed that a court of Inquiry had exonerated the officer. IANS, in fact, reported […]

Clean-chit By Army Tragic: NC

Srinagar: National Conference on Monday expressed disappointment over the reported clean-chit provided by the Army to its Officer responsible for resorting to the use of a human-shield in Budgam District in April and said the verdict of the military investigation goes against not only the Military Code and the very premise of the Geneva Convention […]

Zakir Raises ‘Sharia & Shahadat’ Slogan, Thanks Al-Qaeda

Srinagar: Former Hizb commander Zakir Musa Monday said that the militants operating in Kashmir follow the same ideology and his disassociation from Hizbul Mujahideen will not make any difference. Zakir Musa on Monday released his third audio clip. In this 7.7 minute audio clip, Zakir says that his resolve to “seek freedom for Kashmir remained […]

‘Stone Pelter’ Zubair Picks Up Gun

Srinagar: Zubair Ahmad Turray, who had gone missing last week, after escaping   from police custody, surfaced today in a video donning military uniform and brandishing a kalashnikov assault rifle. With the disappearance of Zubair also known as Chota Geelani on May 1, when police said he escaped from their custody, protests have been growing demanding […]

Meanwhile Son of Policeman, Who died On Duty, Languishes  in Jail

SRINAGAR:- Family members of a journalism student, who is currently lodged under draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) in the Central Jail, Srinagar have demanded his immediate release on the health grounds. Tahir Ahmad Mir (24) son of Habibullah Mir, resident of Plan, Bandipore was arrested from his residence during the summer uprising of 2016. Tahir […]

Student Protests Rock City Centre Again

Srinagar: Several students and cops were wounded in clashes between government forces and students in capital Srinagar on Monday.   In the wake of ongoing student protests in different parts of Kashmir Valley, authorities had already declared closure of SP Higher Secondary School here in Srinagar, however, according to reports students of SP College clashed […]

‘Kashmiriyat, ISIS Raked to Discredit Movement’

Srinagar: Reacting to the remarks of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti that people should make a choice between Kashmiriyat and ISIS, both factions of the Hurriyat Conference Monday said such comments have no bearing on their struggle and that the “people have chosen freedom over slavery”. “Kashmiriyat and ISIS is a new terms adopted by our deceitful […]

India Boycotts China Summit Amid Kashmir Concerns

New Delhi: India signalled it will boycott a summit in Beijing on boosting China’s trade links to the rest of the world, setting off a new dispute between the neighbours. The two-day summit was attended by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and 26 other leaders. Without announcing a formal boycott, an […]

No More Multiple NoCs for Entrepreneurs, Just Single Page Declaration

SRINAGAR:  Giving a major relief to young entrepreneurs of the State, the Government today decided to do away with cumbersome process of seeking NoCs from different Departments for setting up a unit and simplifying it with a one page declaration at the time of setting up a unit. This was decided in a high level […]

Govt to SC: Will Bring in New Law if Triple Talaq Nixed

New Delhi: The government on Monday told the Supreme Court that it will come out with a law to regulate marriage and divorce among Muslims if triple talaq is held invalid and unconstitutional by the court. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar “If the practice […]

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