‘Digital India’ goes offline

‘Digital India’ goes offline

Srinagar: The Internet blackout in Kashmir has hit the government of India’s “Go Cashless and Digital India” campaign. The common services centres (CSC) set up for the promotion of the campaign are now without Internet facility. Asif Iqbal, state project manager of the CSC, said that the majority of their centres in Kashmir are disconnected […]

Kashmiri students in UP scared after hoardings call for eviction

Kashmiri students in UP scared after hoardings call for eviction

Srinagar: Kashmiri students in Uttar Pradesh are feeling insecure after threatening banners appeared in the city of Meerut with a message for Kashmiri students: “leave the state or face consequences”. Students say that the banners were the “first public threat”, though a “charged communal atmosphere” exists on the ground ever since BJP won the state […]

If police had sealed Billa’s house, how was he present there?

If police had sealed Billa’s house, how was he present there?

SRINAGAR: The killing of notorious Ikhwani Abdul Rashid Parray alias Rashid Billa inside his home in Hajin Bandipora has exposed the police claim that his house and property had been “attached” in accordance with a court order. The families of seven civilians killed by Billa in Saderkoot village of Bandipora on October 5, 1996, had […]

Forces shoot dead youth in Batamaloo

Forces shoot dead youth in Batamaloo

Srinagar: A 19-year-old boy was killed in Batamaloo area of Srinagar by Border Secrity Force (BSF) who opened fire on a group of youths pelting their vehicle with stones on Saturday evening, witnesses said. The slain youth has been identified as Sajad Hussain Sheikh of Chandoosa Baramulla who was residing in Batamaloo. As per sources […]

More videos of brutalities emerge

More videos of brutalities emerge

Srinagar: After shocking videos of a man used as human shield and a teenager shot from point-blank range by government forces, more videos have emerged on social media depicting excesses committed by government forces on Kashmiris. Two new videos making rounds on Whatsapp and Facebook show government forces ruthlessly beating youths captured by them, one […]

Videos of poll-day excesses go viral

Videos of poll-day excesses go viral

DGP says verifying authenticity of footage; SSP Budgam says not investigating, nor asked to probe Srinagar: A series of videos recorded by Kashmiris showing excesses by government forces went viral on social media on Friday. It is still not clear at what time and where these videos were recorded but the fact that they were […]

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