NIA summons Hurriyat (G) leader again

NIA summons Hurriyat (G) leader again

Srinagar: Now preparing its charge-sheet in the case of alleged “terror funding” to Kashmir, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday summoned the Jammu leader of the Syed Ali Geelani-led Hurriyat Conference (G) to New Delhi for questioning, once again. Advocate Devender Singh Behl, president of Jammu Kashmir Social Peace Party, a constituent of Hurriyat […]

CM grieved over Gurez fire incident

CM grieved over Gurez fire incident

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday directed the Bandipore district administration to provide immediate shelters and assistance to the people affected by a major fire in Kilshey village of Gurez. She expressed grief over the massive fire incident in the village district in which about 68 structures, including 35 residential houses, 10 non-residential houses, […]

Cross-firing at Uri continues

Cross-firing at Uri continues

Baramulla: Troops of India and Pakistan kept on firing at each other for the second day in Uri sector on Sunday. Officials in the Indian army said that Pakistani rangers violated the ceasefire again at around 1pm and targeted Indian posts in Kamalkote, Maryann, Baz and other sectors. The fire was retaliated, they said, and […]

NC protests in Srinagar

NC protests in Srinagar

Srinagar: Senior leaders of the main opposition party, the National Conference (NC), led a protest march on Saturday against the continuing incidents of braid-chopping in Kashmir. The NC leaders and party workers first assembled inside the premises of their party headquarters at Nawh-e-Subah shopping complex near Zero Bridge. Senior leaders Shameema Firdous, Nasir Sogami and […]

60 arrested: police

60 arrested: police

Srinagar: Police on Saturday claimed that some elements were raising false alarm about braid chopping to disturb peace and harmony. The idea, police claimed, was “to force women folk to get confined in their homes, so that radical religious agenda of these elements is realized”. As evidence, police cited the raising of Zakir Moosa slogans […]

Maintain discipline: Hurriyat to youth

Maintain discipline: Hurriyat to youth

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference on Saturday asked youth to show restraint while dealing with the miscreants attempting to chop braids (of women) and maintain discipline, saying those with vested interests are “trying their hard to malign our movement”. A Hurriyat spokesperson said in a statement that youth dealing with the issue of braid chopping should follow […]

Porter killed, two women injured in cross-border firing

Porter killed, two women injured in cross-border firing

Baramulla: A porter working with the Indian army was killed while two women were injured in cross-border firing in Kamalkote sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday morning. Official sources said that Pakistani rangers violated the ceasefire at around 11 am Saturday and targeted […]

Pak envoy meets with Swaraj: FO

Pak envoy meets with Swaraj: FO

Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday said its High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, but dismissed as “speculative” the reports in media that the two discussed the issue of Kulbhushan Jadhav. Foreign Office issued a statement after reports in media claimed that Swaraj asked Mahmood to drop all charges against Jadhav and send […]