Govt to recruit SPOs from Aug 10

Srinagar: At a time when the government has launched a massive crackdown on the people who have risen in revolt against its rule, and called in CRPF reinforcements from other states, it announced that it will be recruiting Special Police Officers in all 22 districts of the state from August 10 to August 25. A […]

Kashmir: Protests vs Bullets

Kashmir: Protests vs Bullets

Srinagar: The unified resistance group’s proposed march to Hazratbal shrine to offer joint congregational prayers was thwarted by police and troopers on Friday by using massive force against the protesters in every nook and corner of Valley. Three persons were shot dead and more than 300 others injured in yet another massive responses to protests […]

50 people suffer eye injury on Friday

50 people suffer eye injury on Friday

Srinagar: As many as 50 people have suffered eye injury on Friday alone. Medical Superintendent SMHS Hospital Dr Nazir Choudary said 91 patients were received by the hospital. Of them, 50 have eye injury while three are critical. So far above 211 people have suffered pellet injures in their eyes during the ongoing protest in […]

Protests, shutdown in Chenab valley

Protests, shutdown in Chenab valley

By Mohammad Majid Malik     Bhaderwah: A complete shutdown was observed in Bhaderwah town of Chenab valley to exhibit solidarity with the people of Kashmir valley and to pay homage to the people slain by the government forces during the past four weeks to quell a massive anti-India uprising. The shops and other business establishments […]

Militants have suspended operations in areas where civilians are protesting: UJC

Militants have suspended operations in areas where civilians are protesting: UJC

Srinagar: The United Jihad Council, the Muzaffarabad-based grouping of all militant organisations fighting against Indian rule in Kashmir, said on Friday that militants have suspended their activities in places where people are protesting and holding rallies so “that they don’t become targets of Indian terror”. “However, in mountainous and places where there are no habitations […]

Kashmir situation improving: GoI to SC

Says violent protests down from 201 on July 9 to 11 on August 3 New Delhi: The government of India on Friday told the Supreme Court that the “law and order” situation in Kashmir Valley has improved considerably since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, claiming that violent protests have gone down from […]

In Mufti’s Bijbehara change is fast and overwhelming

In Mufti’s Bijbehara change is fast and overwhelming

By Murtaza Shibli   Bijbehara: At the central Jamia Masjid in old town Bijbehara, around 7,000 people offered Friday prayers, a third collective Jummah prayer in a row, following the death of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani. People from all walks of life had converged from adjoining villages to present a unified message amid […]

NC activists resign en masse in Anantnag village

NC activists resign en masse in Anantnag village

Houses of PDP minister, Khansahab MLA attacked   By Zia-ul-Islam ANANTNAG/Srinagar: As resistance leadership has asked the people to paste bills on the houses of panches,  sarpanches and other political activists, asking them to support the raging anti-India uprising, several  staunch activists of National Conference including a sarpanch and party halqa president Friday announced their […]

Killing to frighten people into surrender

Killing to frighten people into surrender

Srinagar: Many of the killings and injuries during the raging anti-India uprising appear gratitutious so much so that many observers believe that  these people were killed or injured only to frighten Kashmiris into surrender. Also, doctors have testified to the fact that bullets and pellets have been fired above waist, which demonstrates that the effort […]