Mehjoor Nagar residents decry water scarcity

Mehjoor Nagar residents decry water scarcity

Srinagar: Residents of Mehjoor Nagar area of Srinagar city Wednesday staged protest against the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department accusing it of failing to provide water supply. The residents mostly females who assembled on the main road of Jawahar Nagar carrying empty buckets blocked traffic on the road. The protestors said that the authorities have […]

Even 5 percent Kashmiris are not with India, Malik tells Mufti

Even 5 percent Kashmiris are not with India, Malik tells Mufti

Srinagar: The Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) has termed ‘exemplary boycott” of the parliamentary by-poll as “referendum against the illegal occupation of Kashmir by India.” The group said Mehbooba Mufti’s five percent theory was proven with a correction that even five percent Kashmiris are not with India. In a statement, JKLF’s detained chairman Muhammad Yasin […]

Wounds of 2016 are fresh: Shabir Shah

Wounds of 2016 are fresh: Shabir Shah

Srinagar: The Chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Monday appealed to people of south Kashmir to teach a befitting reply to New Delhi and “its puppets” by boycotting the sham polls like the people of central Kashmir did on Sunday. Terming the elections as bloodbath, Shah said, “The wounds of the […]

‘Local quisling’ has lost all shame and sensitivity: Mirwaiz

‘Local quisling’ has lost all shame and sensitivity: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Paying tributes to the youth killed by government forces on Sunday, All Partied Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that “India kills our youth for sport”. He said that it was unlikely that any amount of condemnation “of this inhuman approach of killing and maiming us” is going to change the attitude […]

Pellets horror returns

Pellets horror returns

SRINAGAR: Pellet horror returned to haunt Kashmir as government forces fired on protestors on the day of parliamentary bypolls in Srinagar constituency on Sunday. The trauma centre in SMHS received more than 30 cases of bullet and pellet victims. A youth, Gulzar Ahmad, from Utligam Budgam was critically injured when he was hit with pellets […]

‘Civilians killed to avenge poll boycott’

‘Civilians killed to avenge poll boycott’

Srinagar: Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Sunday strongly condemned the killing of eight civilians, terming it revenge by government forces against boycott of polls to Indian parliamentary seat from Srinagar. A spokesman of the lawyers’ body told Kashmir Reader that an executive meeting was held here in which it was stated that ‘ruthless’ forces […]

‘Election boycott a befitting reply to pro-India elements’

‘Election boycott a befitting reply to pro-India elements’

SRINAGAR: Hailing the people of central Kashmir’s Srinagar, Budgam, and Ganderbal districts for boycotting the by-polls, the chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Sunday termed it a “befitting reply to pro-India elements”. He also called for complete shutdown on Monday against the civilian killings and on April 12 – the day […]

Bogus voting on cards for drill and drama of elections, says Hurriyat (G)

Bogus voting on cards for drill and drama of elections, says Hurriyat (G)

SRINAGAR: The Hurriyat Conference (G) has termed the parliamentary by-election in Srinagar as “force’s drill and drama” alleging the state authorities were creating scare and harassment among the people. In a statement, a Hurriyat spokesman said a large contingent of forces personnel have been deployed in poll bound areas and almost all leaders and activists […]