Doctors protest harassment of Kashmiri students

Doctors protest harassment of Kashmiri students

SRINAGAR: Doctors and medical students on Saturday expressed solidarity with Kashmiri students harassed in different parts of India and organised a sit-in at Government Medical College in Srinagar on Saturday. Over the last week, at least three incidents of harassment of Kashmiri student have been reported from different states. In Haryana, a Kashmir student was […]

Barge gifted to Maharaja by Queen is now a waste bin

Barge gifted to Maharaja by Queen is now a waste bin

SRINAGAR: On ‘world heritage day’, a barge of Kashmiri autocratic ruler Maharaja Ranbir Singh preserved at SPS Museum here was used as dustbin during a heritage conservation event on Tuesday. The barge, locally known as ‘agan boat’ was gifted to Ranbir by the queen Victoria. It had all the accumulated waste of food packets and […]

Kashmiri student attacked in Haryana college

Kashmiri student attacked in Haryana college

SRINAGAR: A Kashmiri student at a college in Haryana had a lucky escape on Saturday evening after he was attacked by unknown persons with iron rods, swords and knives while he was on his way to hostel, the student told Kashmir Reader. Haroon Bashir, BTech student at Ganpati Institute of Technology and Management (GITM), was […]

A resolve to never vote again

A resolve to never vote again

Budgam: A visitor from Srinagar has to travel 35 kms through narrow hilly roads from Budgam main town to reach Dalwan village. Inside the village, a potholed narrow street cuts through small hills to reach Government Secondary School Hardu. This school was used as a voting station on Sunday for elections to the Srinagar parliamentary […]

Battle formations formed

Battle formations formed

BUDGAM: The re-poll in 38 polling stations in Budgam district is likely to again be a cause of violence as the locals have decided neither to vote nor to allow polling staff to arrive. Residents of these areas on the day the Srinagar parliamentary seat went to polls had padlocked polling stations, asked polling staff […]

71-year-old stays away from polls for first time

71-year-old stays away from polls for first time

SRINAGAR: For the first time in his life, Abdul Samad Rather, a 71-year-old staunch supporter of National Conference from, did not cast his vote, because, now he feels that participating in elections is akin to trading martyrs’ blood. “Prior to today’s election, I believed that elections would help in development, eradicating unemployment. And now I […]

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