Erdogan, Modi Agree to Disagree on Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s suggestion that Kashmir be resolved through multilateral negotiations, was met with a polite rebuff from New Delhi which said the issue facing both Turkey and India was one of terrorism and that it was ready to talk to Pakistan on all bilateral issues, including Kashmir, thus, turning down […]

Student Protests Continue Unabated in Pulwama

Pulwama: Police fired tear-smoke shells to disperse students who were protesting against the detention of their peers in South Kahsmir’s Pulwama district. Student protests are refusing to die down in the district in wake of ‘assault and arrest’ of the students. Witnesses said that students of Mehjoor Memorial School (MMS) early morning after boycotting the […]

We’ll Never Beg for Talks: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Syed Ali Geelani Monday said that Indian leadership, despite utilising military might during last seven decades, couldn’t alter the discourse of Kashmir issue and its continuous denial has not caused any harm to its significance. Commenting over the submissive approach of PDP for securing favors from Delhi & consequent refusal for dialogue by Jan […]

India, Turkey agree to boost trade, fight terrorism jointly

New  Delhi: India and Turkey on Monday agreed to boost bilateral trade from the current level of just over $6 billion and expressed the resolve to fight the global menace of terrorism together. “President and I are clear that the strength of our economies presents an enormous opportunity to expand and deepen commercial linkages between our countries,” Prime Minister […]

Berlin sells Saudi arms, urges against Yemen war

Jeddah: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on Riyadh to halt its military aggression against Yemen, despite Berlin continuing its arms sales to the kingdom. “We believe in the UN-led process of diplomatic resolution…We do not think that there can be a military solution to this conflict,” said Merkel during a visit to the Saudi port city of Jeddah […]

NGO Fined For Wasting Court Time

New Delhi: In a punitive step, the Supreme Court on Monday slapped an “exemplary cost” of Rs 25 lakh on an NGO and its chairman for filing 64 PILs without any success over the years and barred them from filing any plea before any court across the country. A bench headed by Chief Justice J […]

Youth Escapes From Police Custody

Srinagar: A detained youth escaped from a police station in Keegam in Shopian district Monday afternoon. The police identified the youth as Zubair Ahmad Turray of Shopian town. According to SSP Shopian Tahir Saleem, Zubair Turray was on “police remand” and he fled from the police station Monday afternoon.  The police officer said that no […]

14 years on: Justice deludes Soitang family

Srinagar: Despite being proved by the State Home Department and Police that Assam Regiment was directly involved in the cold blooded murder of a class 12th student from Soitang Padshahibagh area of Srinagar city, the Defence Ministry of India is not according sanctions to prosecute nine soldiers including an Army officer of the said regiment.  “We […]

Not working against freedom movement, says ‘Modi Army'

Srinagar:The attack on Pulwama youth on Sunday evening has sent activists of lesser known outfit ‘Bhartiya Modi Army’ (BMA) into a tizzy as out of fear they have abandoned their native places. Nisar Ahmed, a youth from Prichoo area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district was fired upon by suspected militants. The wounded youth who happens […]

Time For Mehbooba To Step Down: Er. Rasheed

Srinagar: Urging Mehbooba Mufti not to waste further time in breaking her ties with the BJP, firebrand people’s representative from Langate, Engineer Rasheed Monday said that what Amit Shah has said during his visit to J&K should clear all confusions about the intentions of Sang Parivar. Engineer Rasheed said that Amit Shah has himself negated […]