Cow Vigilantism

Cow Vigilantism

A family of nomadic herders was attacked by a gang of cow vigilantes in Reasi.  Besides the trauma and injuries caused to the victims by the grievous attack, which in itself is terrible, there is significance to these attacks. The import of these attacks, which follow a certain pattern, are in the nature of political […]

Masjid al-Aqsa and the Mi‘raj: Context and Significance

Masjid al-Aqsa and the Mi‘raj: Context and Significance

By Mohammed Yaseen Gada Al-masjid al-Aqsa or the farthest place of prayer also identified as bayt al-muqaddas or maqdis, is unanimously regarded as the third holiest site in Islam and is located on the eastern edge of the Old City of Jerusalem (al-Quds). More precisely, indeed, al-Aqsa is a compound that houses a complex of […]

An Unfortunate “Daughter” of Conflict

An Unfortunate “Daughter” of Conflict

By Samreena Zahoor Lone In present day Kashmir, women particularly girls face the tyranny of the state, the killings and rape of this section of society is known to all, the hundreds of the cases such as Kunanposhpora or Shopian Rape case, victims are always this section of society. The role played by this section […]

‘If SA is a geopolitical tinderbox, Kashmir region is the match that can cause a regional conflagration’

‘If SA is a geopolitical tinderbox, Kashmir region is the match that can cause a regional conflagration’

Srinagar: A prominent Pakistani newspaper has said that Indian government is deliberately instigating people for a full-scale rebellion in order to justify more violence and possibly even ethnic cleansing. “That is a frightening possibility, one that the outside world simply cannot afford to ignore. If South Asia is a geopolitical tinderbox, the disputed Kashmir region […]

Take stand on repression in Kashmir: Mirwaiz asks Indian civil society

Take stand on repression in Kashmir: Mirwaiz asks Indian civil society

SRINAGAR: Paying tributes to two militants killed in gunfight with government forces at Hayatpora, Chadoora on Saturday evening, the Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Sunday said “the sacrifices offered by our youth in the wake of resisting occupation will not go waste”. In a statement issued here, Mirwaiz, who continues to be […]

Weather likely to improve from Wednesday

Weather likely to improve from Wednesday

Srinagar: The weatherman has forecast light rainfall on Monday and Tuesday with improvement from Wednesday after two days of intermittent rainfall and cloudy overcast. Director Meteorological department Sonam Lotus said that a spell of light shower may occur in the evenings of Sunday and Monday. He said weather will improve from April 26 onwards. “No […]

Hindutva forces will face severe opposition in JK: Dukhtaran-e-Millat

Hindutva forces will face severe opposition in JK: Dukhtaran-e-Millat

SRINAGAR: Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM), Syeda Aasiya Andrabi, on Sunday said the agenda of “fascist and rogue right-wing” Hindutva forces will be face severe condemnation and opposition in Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement issued here, Andrabi said after attacking Muslims in its states, the BJP-led “Hindu terrorists” were now targeting Muslims in JK “which […]

World Book Day: Day-long exhibition held in Srinagar

World Book Day: Day-long exhibition held in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: To commemorate the World Book Day, Department of Libraries and Research on Sunday organized a day-long book exhibition at Gani Memorial Reading Centre at Rajouri Kadal in old city here. The day is celebrated yearly throughout the world on April 23 to promote book reading culture. Sub District Magistrate North Srinagar, Syed Haneef Balkhi, […]

Mughal Road opens for one way traffic

Mughal Road opens for one way traffic

JAMMU: The Mughal Road which connects Kashmir valley with Jammu region as an alternate route through Shopian and Poonch/Rajouri districts was thrown open for one-way traffic from Sunday. To ensure smooth regulation of traffic on Mughal Road from Poonch to Shopian and vice versa, Inspector General of Police, Traffic, Jagjit Kumar has formulated one-way traffic […]

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