Sajad seeks ECI’s intervention to end arrest spree of youth

SRINAGAR: Chairman of a faction of the People’s Conference, Sajad Gani Lone, on Monday sought intervention of the Election Commission of India (ECI) to put an end to the fresh arrest spree of youth in Kashmir. Addressing a series of poll meetings in different parts of north Kashmir, Lone, according to a statement, said the […]

Trade Union Movement in Kashmir 

Very few people in Kashmir know about the valiant shawl-weavers who resisted the Dogra onslaught tooth-and-nail. On July 6, 1847, around four thousand shawl-weavers observed a strike against their exploitation by the state’s Dogra rulers. This was the first strike by workmen anywhere in the world. The aftermath of the stir witnessed large-scale migration of […]

JKSM chairman visits Bijbehara

SRINAGAR: Senior Hurriyat Conference (M) leader and Jammu Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) chairman Zaffer Akbar Bhat has paid glowing tributes to Abdul Haq Malik of Arwani, Bijbehara, who died in an encounter alongwith two more militants in Shopian on Friday. Bhat accompanied by party leaders including Zulfiqar Hamid, Farooq Ahmed, Javed Rather, Javed Sofi and […]

Asiya castigates EJAC leaders, others

Srinagar: While expressing solidarity with a teacher who was killed in an attack on polling staff at Shopian, Dukhtaran-e-Millat headed by Asiya Andrabi Saturday termed statement by employees unions including EJAC as mere lip service. “The statements by employees’ leaders are just a show off. People like Abdul Qayoom Wani (EJAC chairman) have already sold […]

Kashmiri Pandit group seeks votes for BJP

New Delhi: An organisation of Kashmiri Pandits Saturday accused Rahul Gandhi of not doing anything for displaced Kashmiri Pandits and asked Amethi voters to extend their support to BJP candidate Smriti Irani in her contest against the Congress Vice-President. “Rahul Gandhi calls himself a Kashmiri Pandit, but he has not done anything for those who […]

'Muslim Kashmir in Hindu India'

It is a foregone conclusion. Narendra Modi will win the General Elections of 2014, and will become the Prime Minister of India. The man who has led Gujarat since 2001, and has been responsible for the ‘Gujarat Development Model,’ who was also holding a position of responsibility in his State during the communal riots of […]

Research Methodology workshop concludes at KU’s MERC

Srinagar: A 3-day workshop on Research Methodology concluded Friday at Media Education Research Centre (MERC), University of Kashmir. The workshop attended by research scholars, students and faculty brought together various social scientists and academicians for deliberations over the concepts and theories of research methodology. The workshop aimed at creating a scientific orientation among the participants […]

Mirwaiz, Malik ‘Indian agents’; Geelani ‘real leader’: MLA Rashid

Mirwaiz, Malik ‘Indian agents’; Geelani ‘real leader’: MLA Rashid

Tangmrag: President Awami Aethaad Party and MLA Langate Engineer Sheikh Abdul Rashid Friday accused JKLF chairman Yasin Malik and Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq of being Indian agents. “Yasin Malik has opened a shop in the name of Maqbool Bhat where as Delhi utilises Mirwaiz to abuse Syed Ali Geelani. Geelani is the […]

Day 5: Shutdown continues in Shopian

SHABIR AHMAD ANANTNAG: Life remained crippled in Shopian for the fifth consecutive day Friday due to a shutdown in the town against the continuous detention of youth who were arrested by the police last week. At least six youth from the town and its peripheries were arrested by the police Sunday last on charges of […]

Family contests Army claim on Kunzer youth’s arrest

Srinagar: The family of an imam(prayer leader) in Kunzer area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district has contested the Army’s claim that he was arrested during an anti-militancy operation . The Army had on Wednesday claimed that based on an intelligence input Bilal Ahmad Bhat, a “Hizbul Mujahideen militant,” from north Kashmir’s Baramulla district was arrested […]

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