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 […]

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, […]

Witness reports distress calls in self-immolation case

Witness reports distress calls in self-immolation case

Nusrat Sidiq Srinagar: The sister of self-immolation victim today deposed in court that she received distress calls from the victim on the day she allegedly poured kerosene and set herself ablaze. The case pertains to the death of Mehjabeena Akhter on 25th September 2015. Akhter had committed suicide after alleged torture by her in-laws, at […]

PSA used to prolong detention of youth: Yasin Malik

PSA used to prolong detention of youth: Yasin Malik

SRINAGAR: Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik has ‘strongly” condemned the slapping of “yet another PSA” on a Maisuma youth Ashiq Hussein who is languishing in Kot Bhalwal jail from past many years. Malik in a statement issued here said 5th PSA was slapped on Hussain on Saturday. “Police had in February […]

Sonwar residents in panic as Jhelum rises

Sonwar residents in panic as Jhelum rises

Nazima Sidiq Srinagar: Neighbourhoods in Sonwar area of Srinagar are in danger of being submerged. The enclosing bund of river Jhelum that flows through the area was damaged during floods of 2014 and is yet to be repaired. In 2014, devastating floods in Jehlum breached the embankment at 22 places, 12 of them in Shivpora. […]

’90s-like situation in Kashmir: Hurriyat (G)

’90s-like situation in Kashmir: Hurriyat (G)

SRINAGAR: The Hurriyat Conference on Saturday condemned what it termed as ‘90s-like crackdown on civilians in Kanelvan, Bijbehara of south Kashmir. It said “resorting to military might, assault and humiliating womenfolk is highly shameful act”. The conglomerate in a statement issued here said the “threat” statements issued by BJP leaders is adding fuel to the […]

Hurriyat (M) to GoI: Ensure safety of Kashmiris outside state

Hurriyat (M) to GoI: Ensure safety of Kashmiris outside state

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference on Saturday expressed “serious concern” over the harassment and intimidation of Kashmir students studying in various colleges and universities of UP, Haryana and Rajasthan by the Hindu extremists. In a statement issued here, a spokesman of Hurriyat (M) said, “If the murderous assault on Kashmiri students is not stopped, their security is […]

Students, workers from Indian states safe in Kashmir: Shabir Shah

Students, workers from Indian states safe in Kashmir: Shabir Shah

SRINAGAR: Strongly condemning the harassment and threatening of Kashmiri students in Indian states, the chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Saturday said “such incidents vindicate our stand that a war has been waged against Muslims in general and Kashmiris in particular since BJP came to power in New Delhi”. In a […]

Mirwaiz to address at Aali Masjid on Monday

Mirwaiz to address at Aali Masjid on Monday

SRINAGAR: As per the information of Secretary of Jamia Masjid Auqaf, Srinagar, in connection with Me’raj ul Alam, the Mirwaiz-e-Kashmir Molvi Dr Muhammad Umar Farooq is scheduled to throw light on the event and the philosophy of Me’raj-e-Rasool (SAW) on 26th Rajab 1438 (H) i.e.24th April 2017 from Magrib to Esha at the historic Aali […]

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