Rajnath’s visit a futile exercise: Jama’at

SRINAGAR: The Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir (JeI) on Thursday termed the two-day visit of Indian home minister Rajnath Singh to Kashmir as a “futile” exercise. JEI spokesman Zahid Ali said that Singh had failed to address the Kashmir issue according to the real aspirations of the people. “Singh also failed to give his comments on […]

CRPF troopers thrash 3 civilians returning from hospital

CRPF troopers thrash 3 civilians returning from hospital

SRINAGAR: A posse of CRPF men on Wednesday morning beat to unconsciousness three persons in Safa Kadal area of the old city when they were returning home from SKIMS hospital in Soura, where they had gone to donate blood, the victims said. The CRPF termed it a “baseless accusation”.       The three persons […]

‘We won’t yield even if India sends whole of its army’

‘We won’t yield even if India sends whole of its army’

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani, on Wednesday said Kashmir would “never yield” even if New Delhi “sends whole of its army with its full might”. Addressing public gatherings at Verinag, Anantnag, and Doogripora, Pulwama, in south Kashmir over telephone, he, according to statement issued here, said that the presence of the government […]

Resolve Kashmir, ‘inhumane’ methods won’t do, says Jama’at-e-Islami

Resolve Kashmir, ‘inhumane’ methods won’t do, says Jama’at-e-Islami

SRINAGAR: Jama’at-e-Islami (JeI) Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday said that “inhumane” methods can’t break the “resolve” of Kashmiris. “Government of India has established rule of lawlessness in the Valley and provided free license to the forces to use force at their will…..The forces have employed all barbaric and inhuman methods to break the will of […]

Doctors condemn employees’ arrest

Doctors condemn employees’ arrest

SRINAGAR: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday condemned the arrest of Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) leaders including its president, Abdul Qayoum Wani, and his associates. President of the association, Dr G M Mir, said that peaceful sit-in protest by EJAC against civilian killings and harassment was not a crime under any law. “It is […]

‘Employees’ arrest proof of mental bankruptcy’

‘Employees’ arrest proof of mental bankruptcy’

SRINAGAR: The JKLF chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik, on Tuesday condemned the incarceration of Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) leaders. In a statement issued here, Malik said that arresting EJAC president Abdul Qayoom Wani and his associates and shifting them to jail “is a glaring example of mental bankruptcy of the so-called rulers”. He said that […]

NC says Mehbooba treating employees like ‘terrorists’

NC says Mehbooba treating employees like ‘terrorists’

SRINAGAR: National Conference on Tuesday lashed out at Mehbooba Mufti and her government for “crackdown” against government employees and the Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) leaders. “This has yet again exposed Mehbooba’s intolerance and tyrannical state of mind,” The party provincial president said in a statement issued here. He condemned the transfer of EJAC leaders, […]

New Delhi trying to justify civilian killings: Malik

New Delhi trying to justify civilian killings: Malik

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik, on Monday said that calling peaceful protesters attackers is an attempt to justify the civilian killings in Kashmir.  He said that finance minister of India Arun Jaitley’s statement was actually demonstrating the “colonial mindset of Indian rulers” vis-à-vis Kashmir. “Brutal killing of yet another […]